Archive for the Tag 'ViniPortugal'


Wine Blog Awards ~ The Voting Has Begun

For the last five years, I’ve been writing my brains out in my wine journal (this blog). What I’ve learned about wine blogging, and what I’ve learned about the Wine Blog Awards: About wine blogging: It’s good to have an editor… and I do pay someone to help me with my wine blog… but sometimes […]


The Importing and Selling of Portuguese Wines ~ Who’s Doing It and Why?

I’m fascinated by the following facts, presented at the ViniPortugal wine tasting seminar by Evan Goldstein MS. Portugal is the seventh largest exporter to the US Their exports to us are growing at a staggering 34.7 percent in the last year Their red wine exports to the US are up to 126.4 percent in the […]


Vini Portugal ~ Master Sommelier Evan Goldstein’s Seminar ~ Portuguese Wines

 About Evan Goldstein: Master Sommelier, Full Circle Wine Solutions, San Francisco, CA ~ President and Chief Education Officer… Evan is the author of Five Star Service: Your Guide to Hospitality Excellence (On Premise Communications Inc.) and the critically acclaimed Perfect Pairings: A Master Sommelier’s Practical Advice for Partnering Wine with Food (University of California Press). […]