Daily Archives: February 8, 2024

Turning Tables: The Ritz-Carlton Opens a New Hotel and Restaurant in Oregon

Who’s behind it: Bellpine is within the newly opened The Ritz-Carlton, Portland, in Portland, Ore. Helming the kitchen is executive chef Pedro Almeida, the chef behind Midori inside the Ritz-Carlton Penha Longa Resort in Sintra, Portugal. There he blends Portuguese cuisine with the traditions of Japanese cooking. Almeida will oversee the Portland hotel’s entire culinary program. Joining him in the …

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DWWA judge profile: Madeleine Stenwreth MW

Madeleine Stenwreth MW is a judge at the 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). Madeleine Stenwreth MW Madeleine Stenwreth MW is an international wine consultant based in Sweden with experience in nearly every aspect of the wine business. In 2022, she was awarded “The Swedish Wine personality of the Year” with this motivation: “A Swedish star on the international wine scene, …

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From the Archives: A Wine Dude Takes on Premium Sake

The post From the Archives: A Wine Dude Takes on Premium Sake appeared first on 1 Wine Dude. Well, this one was a long time in coming (insert immature delayed orgasm jokes here). Back in 2022, during a trip to the Left Coast, Shannon, baby G and I stopped at one of my favorite non-wine Seattle haunts: Umi Sake House. …

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DWWA judge profile: Mike Best MW

Mike Best MW is a judge at the 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). Mike Best MW Mike Best MW is a wine product manager at Boutinot, working principally with wineries in Spain, Portugal, USA & England. Previously, he was employed by the WSET, working with programme providers and industry groups to grow wine education in the South-East of England. Here …

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lechecce has added a photo to the pool: There are several inconsistent images of reality…… Kopke Vintage Port 1994. Abstract…… Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/38070237@N06/53516569979/in/pool-912056@N21

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DWWA judge profile: Ivan Barbic MW

Ivan Barbic MW is a judge at the 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). Ivan Barbic MW Ivan Barbic MW has been working for over twenty-five years in the wine business. First, he worked in wine research at Agroscope in Wädenswil, then as a sales manager for oenology products. After that, his roles have included Wine Buyer for Coop, Head …

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Investec Wealth & Investment (UK) – it pays to get advice

Investec Wealth & Investment – for investments with good cellaring potential You’ve been looking forward to that special meal at your favourite restaurant and to ordering the bottle of wine that will make your evening an enduring memory. The long wine list, however, presents a serious challenge: so many cryptic names and numbers to navigate. So you decide upon a …

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DWWA judge profile: Justin Martindale MW

Justin Martindale MW is a judge at the 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). Justin Martindale MW After studying for a music degree at Leeds University, followed by a brief stint as a classical musician, Justin Martindale MW joined the wine trade with Majestic in 2008. He worked across some of London’s busiest stores whilst studying for his WSET Level …

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DWWA judge profile: Sara Muirhead MW

Sara Muirhead MW is a judge at the 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). Sara Muirhead MW Sara Muirhead MW has worked in the wine trade for thirty years, during which time she have visited many of the world’s wine producing regions. She achieved her Master of Wine qualification in 2008, having written her dissertation on the (then nascent) subject of …

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DWWA judge profile: Philip Rich

Philip Rich is a judge at the 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). Philip Rich Philip Rich has more than 25 years’ experience as a wine retailer, educator, show judge and writer. In 1996, Philip joined the van Haandels at The Prince of Wales and Stokehouse in Melbourne, where he was responsible for the wine buying, developing award-winning wine lists …

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DWWA judge profile: Sylvia Wu

Sylvia Wu is a judge at the 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). Sylvia Wu Sylvia Wu is Decanter’s Regional Editor for Asia and Northern & Eastern Europe. She also works as the Editor of Decanter China platforms, overseeing Decanter’s China-focused editorial operation. Chinese Zodiac 2024: Which wine stars share your animal sign? Sake: A beginner’s guide & top recommendations …

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DWWA judge profile: Julie Sheppard

Julie Sheppard is a judge at the 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA). Julie Sheppard Julie Sheppard joined the Decanter team in 2018 and is regional editor for Australia, New Zealand & South Africa, as well as Spirits Editor. Distilled – The ultimate Bloody Mary Festive Champagne cocktails to make at home Top Cava for Christmas: 12 to try Before …

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arturdv2 has added a photo to the pool: Took this picture years ago, that it was time to share it Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/144283230@N04/53502621820/in/pool-912056@N21

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DWWA judge profile: Ines Salpico

Ines Salpico is a judge at the 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards. Ines Salpico Ines Salpico is Decanter’s Regional Editor for Spain, Portugal and South America. She also develops cross-regional technical and educational content, for both print and online. Born and raised in Lisbon, Portugal, she grew up chasing her grandfather among his vines in Ribatejo. And thus her love …

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DWWA judge profile: Amy Wislocki

Amy Wislocki is a judge at the 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards. Amy Wislocki Amy Wislocki has worked as Decanter’s Magazine Editor since joining the title 23 years ago. As well as overseeing content planning and production for the print offering, she has also been involved in developing digital channels, Decanter.com and Decanter Premium. A drink with… Jane Lopes & …

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Bokeh Snow

Captainchaoz has added a photo to the pool: Actually raindrops 😉 Captured with a vintage Auto Yashinon 50mm F2 preset lens. Antique Webb Russian Cut glasses. Slava Ukraini. Tijuana LR filter applied. Lens Exif incorrect. Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/captainchaoz/53407610011/in/pool-912056@N21

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DWWA judge profile: Richard Maltby

Richard Maltby is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2024. Richard Maltby, DWWA Judge Richard Maltby Richard Maltby holds a degree in food technology and worked in the food industry for 15 years, a profession which cultivated a passion for wines. This became a career when Richard joined Sainsbury’s in 2011 as technical manager for beers, wine and …

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