Home For February, 2014

Vancouver International Wine Festival 2014 Live

Canada's premiere food and wine festival is up and running this week through Sunday. Kristof Gillese, Vino247 Contributing Editor, will be covering the festival and attending a mix of festival events on his live Twitter feed. [...]

Ferreira 1991 LBV Porto

Legacy. Every parent, from the moment they set eyes on their first child, yearns to leave a legacy. I don’t imagine that history would show anything else and I don’t imagine that the future will either. [...]

Somm Q&A: Christopher Birnie-Visscher of db Bistro Moderne, Miami

Just because South Florida conjures up images of another afternoon with swaying palm trees in Margaritaville and overpriced Caipirinhas in clubs focused more on the scene (cue the thud-thud techno), Miami’s wine culture is now as [...]

Valentine’s Day Special

As I am a trained chef, I get a lot of people asking me for suggestions for what to serve their significant other on Valentine's Day. Oh it's a dangerous thing to give advice! And with [...]

Bordeaux in Three Minutes

What is Bordeaux? It's one of the largest and most famous wine regions in the world. More precisely, it's in southwest France on the Atlantic coast and extends inland along the Gironde river. Its also [...]