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MOVI – “Working In The Risk Zone”

Posted November 28, 2014 by Rudi Goldman

The Chilean wine organization MOVI has gained quite a reputation in the world of wine due to its quality product, cutting edge wine making practices and unique marketing style. The mini-documentary film The MOVI Movie explores a dynamic and unconventional group of Chilean winemakers, who are helping to create substantial changes in the Chilean wine business. MOVI dares to work in the “risk zone” when it comes to the art and business of wine-making. The film was shot at several member wineries in two of Chile’s most interesting and beautiful wine regions, Casablanca and the Maule Valley in February 2014. 

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Business

VIGNO – Chile’s First Appellation In The Making

Posted February 20, 2014 by Rudi Goldman

VIGNO – Vignadores de Carignan, the first true Chilean appellation is set to be a reality. The name is derived from vino, the Spanish word for wine, combined with the “G” from Carignan. VIGNO represents old-vine Carignan wines from the Maule Valley, located about three hours south of Santiago.

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Culture & Art

Of Art & Wine: Piattelli Vineyards & Artist Lucita Feijoo

Posted November 24, 2013 by Rudi Goldman

Nine years after the American owners of Piattelli Vineyards Jon and Arlene Malinski fell in love with the wine making town and terroir of Cafayate, Argentina, their impressive new winery held its grand opening in March of 2013. The opening ushered in a new kind of sophistication in the state-of-the-art of winemaking in Cafayate. This […]

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Food & Beverage

Bodega Nanni: A Family Tradition

Posted October 12, 2013 by Rudi Goldman

An insightful story of a passion for natural winemaking by a small Argentine producer with over a century of family tradition. My wife and I first discovered the delightful taste and aromas of Torrontes wine in the cafes and restaurants on the square in the sleepy village of Cafayate, Argentina. Comparing the various Torrontes from local producers, although it was a difficult choice, we decided that the Nanni Torrontes had the most appeal to us. This dry, but fruity wine’s aromas provided a delightful nose and surprising finish.

“Looking to discover what made Bodega Nanni’s Torrontes so special, I decided to make a short film about them. What I discovered was a family with a local winemaking tradition that dates back over one hundred years.”
Videographer Rudi Goldman

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Harley Rock Riders Season III in Bangalore, India

Posted November 28, 2012 by IMPress Archives

  was on cloud nine when I got an invitation to attend Harley Rock Riders Season 3 in Bangalore. The event was organised by Harley-Davidson India at Clarks Exotica hotel on Nov 24. Though the venue was little far from my place, I agreed immediately as few of my favorite bands from India were performing and […]

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Auto Racing

2012 Air Asia Australian MotoGP At Phillip Island

Posted October 31, 2012 by IMPress Archives

  ome town hero Casey Stoner farewells Australia with a ‘Double Hat Trick,” with a fantastic sixth straight win at the  2012  Australian AirAsia MotoGP at Phillip Island from Spanish rider Jorge Lorenzo from the Yamaha factory Racing Team, who will be later crowned the new 2012 MotoGP Champion. Casey’s Repsol Honda Team mate Dani […]

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Children

Two Anniversaries and a Book Launch

Posted June 7, 2012 by IMPress Archives

Ruskin Bond, author of many widely sought after books, was at the Landmark store in Forum Mall, Bangalore, on June 6, 2012, to release his new book of poems “Hip Hop Nature Boy and Other Poems” published by Penguin Books India. The event “Meet Ruskin Bond at Landmark” was organized by both Penguin Books and […]

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Africa

Salt’s Slaves of Lake Katwe, Uganda

Posted June 1, 2012 by IMPress Archives

  ake Katwe is about 550 kilometers west of Kampala, in Kasese District, Kabatoro/Katwe Town Council. It is one of about 52 explosion crater lakes found in Queen Elizabeth national park. The salt mining lake is the chief producer of salt in Uganda. It was formed as a result of volcanic eruption about 10,000 years […]

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Editorials

“60 Seconds in Kuala Lumpur”

Posted June 1, 2012 by IMPress Archives

Traveling to Asia is traveling with a sense of spirituality, very different from the Wests materialism and servitude to the one hundredth of a second. But East and West have many things in common many moments of harmony. Although the countries in South East Asia have easily adopted and adapted some of the every day […]

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