Wine


Camille Van Puymbroeck is a Belgian freelance journalist with a big interest in anything lifestyle and ecology-related. Nothing makes her more happy than visiting a former Soviet building, overgrown by nature, equipped with a camera and a coffee. Not without an Italian meal afterwards, of course. Her work has previously been published in Metro, Sabato Magazine and Culinaire Ambiance.

15 March 2021

Cheers to Gudule Winery, the first urban winery in Belgium

Ah, wine. One of the many treats life has on offer. A drink as multifunctional as a utility knife – always to be enjoyed with moderation, […]
8 March 2021

Illy is not only a coffee brand, you can also try their wine

When you hear the name Illy, you most probably immediately think about a nice Italian cup of coffee. For me, the brand is directly connected with […]
25 February 2021

Il Sal8 Bar Agricolo – Season’s Flavours in Your Glass

Il Sal8, or when spoken out loudly, ‘Il Salotto,’ is one of Tuscany’s best bars that does its name justice. During Florence cocktail week, the bar’s signature cocktail […]
17 February 2021

Casa Ermelinda Freitas: A success made of Love

Every day Leonor Freitas contemplates her vineyard. There are moments, such as when it’s time for pruning the vines, where it seems to be nothing left. […]
12 February 2021

3 Tuscan Wineries You Should Visit

Italy is a big country, and Tuscany stretches over quite a large area. That’s why a Tuscan wine isn’t just a Tuscan wine, and not necessarily […]
9 February 2021

5 Wine delights to enjoy this Valentine’s Day

It’s nearly here, February 14th, the day of Saint Valentine. A time to spend with our special someone, to enjoy a romantic meal with delicious food […]
29 January 2021
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5 Wines you should try in 2021

The wine bottle has become our best friend over the past 12 months or so. Sofa, jogging pants, the latest episode of The Queen’s Gambit on […]
20 December 2020

The Party Box: All you need to survive the Christmas lockdown

The lockdown has been depressing for us all and, despite an imminent vaccine, there is no end in sight. But, happily, there is some good news […]
14 December 2020

The perfect mulled wine

Arguably one of the best parts of Christmas is the warm, delicious delight that is a good glass of mulled wine. Whether its holding a warming […]
26 November 2020

A tea lover’s selection

As a stereotypical English tea lover, the traditional drink is a constant in my life. Whether it’s an early morning, the end of a meal or […]
18 November 2020

It’s time for a glass of Beaujolais Nouveau

Same procedure as every year, although slightly different in 2020-Covid-19 times. On the third Thursday in November, it’s time to celebrate the harvest of the famous […]
17 November 2020

The return of the ‘buchette del vino’ during Covid-19

Restaurants in Florence have been able to keep part of their businesses open during the Covid-19 lockdowns this year, by serving customers through 17th-Century buchette del […]
2 November 2020

Cara Delevingne and her siblings launch their own Prosecco

Supermodels are usually famous for their looks. Even though Cara Delevingne became famous with the bigger public because of her magnificent brows, the British celebrity definitely […]
9 October 2020

Orange wine 1001 lives

The wine I’m about to tell you about has as many faces as it does nuances, even its very name is debated. Orange wine, amber wine, […]
16 September 2020

The new wine of Alsace

1. The Alsatian cliché dies hard In the collective imagination, the wines in the land of flamekueche are (too) sweet or of average quality. I’m not […]
7 September 2020

Ningxia: world capital of wine in 2021

The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles will take place in China in May 2021. This is the second time the competition has head for China. After a […]
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