Dionysian Impulse is about an instinctive and endless discovery of flavours

Alice in Burgundy

Date : June 1, 2016

Wine signs Vosne-Romanee,France Vosne-Romanee road sign and vineyard at entrance to village Cote d'Or Burgundy France. GPS tagged

I caught my train at Gare de Beaune at 12:31 pm. I placed my blue luggage on the rack, opened my laptop and carefully put the wine case under my seat. I had been travelling over the last few weeks between Pommard and Zurich. (more…)


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Originally published at www.turkishwinealliance.com

I was about 13 years old in junior high when I sent an email to Nes’e Bilgin, a prominent professor at Bogazici University. I told her that I wanted to study molecular biology in the future and kindly asked if I could do my semester project in their laboratory. I actually can’t remember the goal of my project, but I remember petri dishes and the centrifuge machine. (more…)


A Glass of Turkish Wine?

Date : December 2, 2015

by Pendore Winery

I’ve recently started writing for Turkish Wine Alliance website as a guest blogger. I wanted to share my first article here as well and take the opportunity to present Turkish Wine Alliance. Here, with their own words:

‘We are ten winemakers from Turkey, and we’ve come together to promote our wines in the UK. We are from across Turkey’s wine regions, and among us are some of our country’s most established and famous wine estates, and also some of her newest and smallest. We share a love for great wine, great food, and great company, and a desire to bring our wines to the most knowledgeable, discriminating, adventurous wine-drinkers in the world – yes, You!’

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Wine and Prejudice

Date : November 17, 2015

I started writing this article few weeks ago. Since then, the world witnessed tragic incidents: in Ankara, in Baghdad, in Beirut and Paris. First I want to express my condolences over the deadly terror attacks. Unfortunately the world is turning into a monster, bringing pain and hatred. I think; we are going through times that we need nothing but more understanding and empathy. That’s why I still wanted to publish this short article about my experiences about prejudice…

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