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Languedoc-Roussillon is guest region for Megavino 2010

20/09/2010 Jozef Schildermans 0

At the end of October 2010, the twelfth edition of the wine show Megavino took place at Brussels Expo. This year the southern French wine region of Languedoc-Roussillon is in the spotlight at Megavino. The twelfth edition has ten thousand square meters of exhibition space, 280 exhibitors from 23 countries and presents more than ten thousand wines. Languedoc-Roussillon is the > Read more …

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Albert Bichot opens virtual doors Hospices de Beaune auction

19/10/2009 Jozef Schildermans 0

Albert Bichot , négociant in Burgundy, will for the first time allow individual wine enthusiasts to bid at the famous Hospices de Beaune auction. The auction will take place on Sunday, November 15. Information about all available cuvées can be viewed online at the website Information is also available on Facebook and Twitter. Before the start of the auction, > Read more …

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Bordeaux is guest region for Megavino 2009

25/08/2009 Jozef Schildermans 0

The eleventh edition of the Megavino wine fair in Brussels is dedicated to the wines from Bordeaux. The fair takes place in Brussels Expo from 16 to 19 October 2009. In a stand of 150m2, the Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (CIVB) proposes a selection of 100 different wines from Bordeaux, each between 4 and 15 euros, which were > Read more …

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Ethics & Wine

07/05/2009 Jozef Schildermans 0

Berchem, Wednesday, June 10, 2009 On Wednesday, June 10, 2009 Vincent De Coninck of Vino Mundo organizes an introduction to the world of sustainable wine. Participants get more info on Fair Trade and organic wines. Participation in the seminar will cost 20 euro. Register at or by June 3 transfer 20 euro to bank account 068-2489023-30. Program 09.45-10.00: Reception > Read more …

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Third Event of Natural Wine

20/04/2009 Jozef Schildermans 0

Saturday and Sunday 2 and 3 May, Aalst, Belgium The third event of natural wine in Aalst, Belgium welcomes this year nineteen growers and suppliers of pure and natural wines and products. The salon is an organization of Wijnfolie from Aalter. The participants will include: Domaine Léonine, Domaine Matin Calme, Domaine La Marche, Domaine Le Scarabée en Domaine Potron Minet > Read more …

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Second Salon des Vignerons in Liège, Belgium

20/02/2009 Jozef Schildermans 0

The second edition of the Salon des Vignerons in Olne, Liège, Belgium, takes place from April 17-19 2009. The exhibition gathers 35 wineries who practice organic agriculture, biodynamic agriculture and / or minimal intervention during winemaking. The magazine Rouge et le Blanc organizes blind tastings, the public can also taste and there are lectures by the winemakers. The exhibition starts > Read more …

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The history of champagne

17/11/2008 Jozef Schildermans 0

Hingene, 21 november 2008, 20 uur. Lecture in Dutch on the history of champagne by Stefaan Van Laer, author of a book on champagne, followed by a tasting. Practical Information Friday 21 November 2008 Lecture starts at 20 uur, followed by degustation from 21 till 22.30 hours Kasteel d’Ursel, Wolfgang d’Urselstraat 9, 2880 Hingene (Bornem) Cost: 12 euro Info & > Read more …

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Book and lecture on Belgian aristocratic wine culture

25/09/2008 Jozef Schildermans 0

Hingene, November 14, 2008, 20 hrs. Historian Stijn Van de Perre (°1966) recently wrote a chapter on Belgian aristocratic wine consumption in the 19th century in the book La noblesse à table, des ducs de Bourgogne aux rois des Belges / The Dining Nobility, from the Burgundian Dukes to the Belgian Royalty (Brussels University Press, 2008; eds. Paul Janssens & > Read more …