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WINE LIFE

Accesories

    Glassware
    Riedel Sommeliers Bourgogne Grand / Vinum Bourgogne - Made in Austria. Most functional.
    Leonardo Bordeaux Ciao / Burgunder Ciao / Decanter Ciao - German products in good quality with low prices.
    Rona Prestige Bourgogne - Slovakian products with low prices.
    Stölzle-Oberglas Classic Chardonnay-Chablis - Made by a German old glassmaker.
    Waterford Kelsay Claret - Irish cut crystal with formal design.
    Orrefors Intermezzo Champagne Blue / Intermezzo Snaps Blue - Swedish artistic glasses with blue accent.
    Moser Whisky Tumbler - Bohemian glass made by a great glassmaker in Karlovy Vary, Czechia.
    Ritzenhoff Bierglas Makio Hasuike / Bierglas Monica Moro - Funny series by a variety of designers.
    Bormioli Rocco Misura Wine Carafe - Italian daily carafe.
    Bodum Pavina - Double wall glass by a Danish company.

    Tools
    Opener: Le Prince Gastronome Laguiole

Informative Materials

    Scents / Colors - Interesting items for better understanding of wines.
    Jean Lenoir: Le Nez du Vin (Aromes-du-Vin, 2001) - Collection of scents with wines.
    Jean Lenoir: Le Nez du Vin, Les Défauts (Aromes-du-Vin, 2000) - Collection of terrible scents with spoiled wines.
    Glen Green: Essential Wine Tasting Guide (Vinum Vitae, 2002) - Color samples with English expression words.

    Book List - Comprehensive, introductory guides and essays.

Tasting Experiences

    Records - I have tasted since 1994.
    1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 new
    Selection of Four Stars - Most impressive wines with most precious memories.
    Countries - In my experiences.
    Europe: FRA France, ITA Italy, ESP Spain, POR Portugal, GER Germany, AUT Austria, SUI Switzerland,
    HUN Hungary, BUL Bulgaria, ROU Romania, CZE Czechia, SLO Slovakia, POL Poland, MDA Moldova,
    GRE Greece, SRB Serbia, HRV Croatia, MKD Macedonia, SMR San Marino
    America: USA United States, CAN Canada, CHI Chile, ARG Argentina, URU Uruguay, BRA Brazil, MEX Mexico
    Oceania: AUS Australia, NZL New Zealand
    Africa: RSA South Africa, TUN Tunisia, MAR Morocco
    Asia: TUR Turkey, LIB Lebanon, ISR Israel, ARM Armenia, GEO Georgia, IND India, THA Thailand,
    VNM Viet Nam, CHN China, KOR Korea, JPN Japan

Wineries & Vineyards

    In travel
    Italy - Toscana, Piemonte, Umbria, Abruzzo, Puglia, Sicilia.
    France - Bourgogne, Rhône, Provence, Loire, Alsace.
    Spain - Andalucia.
    Portugal - Douro.
    Germany - Rheingau, Rheinhessen, Mosel, Franken.
    Australia - Yarra.
    Japan - Yamanashi, Niigata.

Bottle Stock

    Cellars
    Forster Home Cellar ST-98 (1998/07-2005/12) - Compressor type, max 24 bottles.
    Dometic CS200 (2005/12-) - Absorption type, max 200 bottles.

    On Standby - Future wines at home.

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