Category: Wine and Mindfulness

Food and Wine Horoscope 2021

Food and Wine Horoscope 2021

January 18, 2021

We very much like the food and wine horoscope that Irina Romanoff Mihailenko published on her blog Sparkling Life last week. Therefore, we decided to republish a translated version here with her permission. So, if you want to discover more about your food and wine horoscope, then this is an article for you. Remember that #hashtags are not to be underestimated for an effervescent 2021.   Aquarius.   The slogan this year is "in search of lost time and freedom." Perfect place of pastime and perdition? Wine cellars. Those well stocked of course. A year of great positivity and big… read more
Finding Something Positive in 2020 in Review

Finding Something Positive in 2020 in Review

December 31, 2020

Resolve to be More Positive We will soon be ringing in the new year, 2021, and saying bye-bye to the long and quite traumatizing year of 2020. It has not been an easy year, it has been trying for us all, especially in the wine world, and filled with one blow after another. As if a pandemic was not enough, the US was hit by social unrest and riots due to the killing of George Floyd, earthquakes as the latest one just days ago in Croatia, flooding in Naples, scandals of sexual harassment in the US wine world, and much… read more
Taking Your Pets Along This Holiday? Five Things You Must Pack

Taking Your Pets Along This Holiday? Five Things You Must Pack

December 23, 2020

Do you want to take your pets along this holiday? Many people have profound love and attachment to their pets. They do not see their pet as an animal but as a part of the family. The preparation you made for the journey, however, determines how comfortable the journey will be. As a result, it is vital to get set with every necessary material to help you have a great experience on your holiday with your pet. Photo by @rrinna from Pexels Some people cannot afford to leave their pets behind while they fly off for the holidays. Many pet owners don't find… read more
A Year of Unparalleled Change in the Wine World

A Year of Unparalleled Change in the Wine World

December 23, 2020

How Times Have Changed & So Must We Christmas 2020 is knocking on the door. A year that has been overall difficult due to the pandemic, both out of health reasons, obviously, but also because of economic and overall mental reasons. It has been a year when becoming digitally proficient has been essential for a winery. The way we talk about and experience wine has also changed slightly. Let us look closer at some changes in the wine sector that Covid has brought about during 2020. To change or not to change... When Covid hit the world and we were… read more
A Blend of Wine and Mindfulness is the Secret Formula for Happiness!?

A Blend of Wine and Mindfulness is the Secret Formula for Happiness!?

September 6, 2016

Wine & Mindfulness? Tasting an excellent wine can become a perfect occasion to practice mindfulness and enjoy every single aspect of the experience. This is especially true if you're sipping an organic chianti wine in a beautifully peaceful Tuscan vineyard. In a recent article we talked about wine and mindfulness and how important it is to be fully present and non-judgmental to experience life at a completely different level. In this article, we would like to go deeper and talk about the main components of wine, how these components affect us physically and emotionally, and how they can have a… read more
A mindful mind and a glass of wine!

A mindful mind and a glass of wine!

July 21, 2016

Wine and mindfulness would seem to belong to totally different worlds, but I think that instead, these two concepts are in some way correlated. Here I will try to explain you the correlation, so bear with me! I will first introduce the concept of mindfulness and then clarify the connection with the wine world. Mindfulness nowadays is a highly used concept. And although you can hear people talking about it almost everywhere, it is not so easy to understand and to put into practice in everyday life. John Zabat-Zinn, a professor of Mindfulness and Medicine Emeritus and creator of the… read more