Wine


Iva Galovic is a communication professional and content creator passionate about traveling, art and food. Native Croatian, she has a Master’s Degree in History of Art, Russian Language and Literature as well as Marketing. She has been working on communication campaigns and cultural and art projects in Croatia, Thailand, China and Belgium where she is currently living and where she finished EPAS – European Postgraduate in Arts in Sound at the School of Arts in Ghent. Natural born storyteller, Iva is also a co-founder of the Brussels based agency for communication and audiovisual production Zipper Lab.

18 June 2021

5 wineries you have to visit when in Istria

The Croatian peninsula Istria is well known for many things – from culture and food to the perfect Mediterranean climate, but one thing it is most […]
13 May 2021

The sad reason why French vineyards are lit with candlelight

When picturing France, we can’t help but imagine a good glass of wine (or make it two). Whether you’re a fan of red, white or rosé: […]
6 May 2021

Celebrating Malbec in Mendoza, Argentina

The city of Mendoza in northern-central Mendoza province in Argentina is a unique city. Popular with outdoor tourism thanks to its close location to the Andes […]
26 April 2021

Fancy a boozy pilgrimage? This hiking trail takes you from winery to winery

Some people like to go on a pilgrimage to renew their religion. Others embark on the journey to get in touch with themselves again, whatever that […]
20 April 2021

Could price information influence how wine tastes in your mouth?

Several wine lovers have asked themselves the question: Are more expensive wines are necessarily better than cheaper ones? Can our perception be influenced by factors unrelated […]
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 […]
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