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Portugal

When Bordeaux Welcomes Portugal Wines

June 24, 2011

Thanks to Christian Seely and Marie-Louise Schÿler of Château Pichon-Longueville in Pauillac, their guests enjoyed a wonderful Portuguese evening during Vinexpo. Château Pichon-Longueville belongs to Axa Millesimes Group that owns also vineyards in Portugal as well as other vineyards in France and Hungary. When Christian Seely traveled to Portugal 18 years ago, he fell in […]

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WineFair.com, virtual and international wine fair

March 15, 2011

Last year, I wrote in my French blog about winefair.com, this French initiative: a virtual and 3-D wine fair. I was impressed by the technology and the design of the site. This year, the second edition of winefair.com opens up to international markets. During the last few weeks, I was in contact with many American […]

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Wine Marketing Conference at IPAM, Porto, Portugal

March 25, 2010

The IPAM Marketing School in Porto, Portugal, kindly invited me to be a speaker at their conference on Wine Marketing on April 28-29. I’ll speak on “New technologies and Innovation, success strategies for wine brands”.  It will give the opportunity to visit some Douro wineries and visit the port wineries in Porto. I look forward […]

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1999-2009, a Decade of Innovation

January 4, 2010

In 1999, the Web was still considered an innovation in Europe. In France, 11,6% were connected; 100,000 adventurous people are managing their bank accounts on line; e-commerce brings 200,000 euros! It was also the time of the Internet boom: start-ups are getting millions from angels and investors. After two years of euphoria and craziness, it […]

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A new blog on international wine tourism

November 26, 2009

Wine tourism is a difficult topic when you’re not a specialist of… tourism but love wine. Promoting both at the same time is a difficult exercise: wine is part of a local culture. When you didn’t travel to the place where the wine comes from, you discover a region through the wine. How to connect […]

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Adegga, the technical wizard behind EWBC

November 5, 2009

Since the Social Media Report by VinTank published a couple of months ago, the notoriety of adegga.com increased tremendously and got a much deserved attention. Founded in Portugal by Andre C. Ribeirinho, adegga.com is a very innovative company whose technology is well advanced. In spite of being Portuguese born, adegga.com is an international platform available […]

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European Wine Bloggers Conference – Part 2

October 31, 2009

Our first day of conference ended last night with a grand buffet and the pouring of the wines of the Douro Boys. But before we were rewarded by such a feast, we had to work hard through two tastings. Both tastings were a real initiation to Spanish and Portuguese wines. Esteban Cabezas, Marketing Director of […]

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Social Wine Brands

October 22, 2009

Next week I’ll be on my way to the European Wine Bloggers Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. I’m one of the lucky one who’ll get to speak twice – once on Social Wine Brand and the second time on the Future of the Social Wine Brand. But what is exactly the social wine brand? More and […]

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Meet Doug Cook at EWBC

October 15, 2009

Doug Cook is the founder of ablegrape.com and head of Twitter Search. EWBC is the European Wine Blogger Conference held in Lisbon, Portugal, from Oct 30th to Nov 1st, 2009. Ablegrape.com is the wine search engine I already raved about on this blog. I will spare you an other post on the subject. But if […]

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2009 European Wine Bloggers Conference, Lisbon, Portugal

September 7, 2009

The 2009 EWBC will take place from Oct. 30 to Nov 1st, 2009 in Lisbon, Portugal. As the date gets closer, I’m getting more and more excited about the event. The program is well thought out and covers issues important to wine bloggers, such as “Monetising the Social Wine Brand (retailers, social networks, wineries, affiliate […]

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