February 19, 2019

Ein Traum ging letzten Herbst 2018 in Erfüllung. Gault Millau fragte mich an, ob ich für sie monatlich Weinkolumnen schreiben würde. Natürlich konnte ich nicht cool bleiben und fiel den Hellers praktisch um den Hals. Ich sage Jaaaa!!!! Jaaa! Jaaa!! 

Endlich eine Plattfo...

March 31, 2017

End of November was my first visit at the  Platzhirsch Boutique Hotel & Bar, where I met Mathias Bechtel, president of Junge Schweiz Neue Winzer (Young Switzerland New Winemakers), alongside other young Swiss winemakers. Sigi Gübeli (owner and manager of this great est...

June 5, 2016

Since I began to work in wine I have partaken in multiple professional wine tastings. Some more disastrous than others. From missing the spit bucket, over tasting red wine before white wine, forgetting people's names, breaking glasses to drooling wine on my white shirt...

February 10, 2016

OH MY GOODNESS! THIS IS A BIG DEAL FOR ME. LIKE A REALLY BIG DEAL. 

Literally getting a belly ache from thinking about this.

I have been working on this website on a daily basis for almost 2 years now. My heart and soul goes into this and it already means so much to me t...

January 22, 2016

"Women bring a certain elegance into wine and there is space for all of us", Coralie de Boüard, manager of Château la Fleur de Boüard told me in an interview. My friend Victoria Lergenmüeller is a winemaker of her own winery called Sankt Annaberg in Germany, moreo...

November 16, 2015

This weekend was A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. 

My friends & I were sooo excited to take part at the MARGAUX SAVEURS, which is basically a weekend where the CHATEAUs from the world renowned appellation Margaux open their gates and doors to the public. After learning my lesson from my...

November 13, 2015

Ever since I got interested in wine, this curiosity about things coming from the ground, the dirt, the barest soil has come over me. I find it so fascinating, how vines can grow in a terroir, where nothing else could exist. Ever before this time I swear I thought flora...

October 12, 2015

 

After working at a winery (ok let's be honest: after drinking the winery) in California for over 9 months, I felt well enough prepared and armed for my wine business studies in Bordeaux. BOY WAS I WRONG. You can never be ready for the French ;-) 

Last weekend...

January 16, 2015

The Winter Fancy Food Show is the West Coast's largets food & beverage trade show, where exhibitors represent the latest in speciality food & drinks from across the U.S. and 35 countires. Let me tell you, it's ginormous. Thank God they developed an app so you could acu...

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