Archive for the Tag 'Lodging'


Images of a Journey into the Portugese Culture, to better understand their wines

I’m finally able to get some of my own images onto this blog, but I am still limited with time and resources. Leaving the US and trying to reestablish an office has been a bear, because we’ve also got full days and nights of exploration away from my computer and connectivity. wine-blog-org_lisbon_smallcars These are images […]


Top Ten Things I’ve Learned at the European Wine Bloggers Conference

Crashed in Lisbon today ~ Too Much of a Good Thing. I’m sitting in the lobby of the VIP Grand Hotel, checked out and waiting for everyone to return from the bus trips that I passed on. When they do return, Gwendolyn Alley and Iwill be heading to Evora this evening, for the next leg […]


European Wine Bloggers Conference ~ Strangers in a Not So Strange Land

Here’s the schedule: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  ~ Alternatives: to participate in the workshops of the EWBC or to visit the Saint Jorge Castle and the old town of Lisbon 1:00 p.m. ~ Lunch at IBO Restaurant 2:30 p.m. ~ EWBC Yesterday, Delfim Costa, João Costa, Luis Ribeiro (all from Enoforum Wines of the […]


European Wine Bloggers Conference ~ Hitting the Ground Running in Lisbon

Arrival in Lisbon, Portugal. WinePredator arrives tonight. Just spent the morning in a social media seminar led by Ryan Opaz (Catavino) and André Ribeirinho (Adegga). With the help of my new Blackberry and tutorials from Jose, I was ready to Twitter myself into oblivion. I pretty much kept up with all things being discussed, which […]