October 2010

Italian Wine: Part 6

Posted by Theo Heselmans on October 30th, 2010

Our last virtual trip around Italy covered the south: Puglia, Campania, Basilicata, and 2 islands: Sardegnia and Sicilia. After his theoretical intro, Wim came up with 8 wines from these regions. Beca

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BLUG: Another great meeting

Posted by Theo Heselmans on October 27th, 2010

Last Tuesday, October 26th, we had another BLUG meeting in Brussels. 2 topics were on the agenda: BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express for Domino, which will be released next week. A completely free B

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Italian Wine: Part 5

Posted by Theo Heselmans on October 23rd, 2010

Tuscany (Toscana) was the main (and only) topic of the evening. It's a big region (bigger than e.g. Bordeaux), with lots of appellations (DOCG, DOC and IGT). Many 'famous' Italian wines originate here

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In the Newspaper again !

Posted by Theo Heselmans on October 20th, 2010

2 weeks ago, my family in law surprised me by telling I was on the back cover of the local newspaper 'Nieuwsblad van Geel'. And indeed, I was, together with my classmates from the 6th Latin-Science cl

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Italian Wine: Part 4

Posted by Theo Heselmans on October 16th, 2010

What was expected to be the 'least' interesting part of Italy, ended up having a few surprises. Emilia-Romagna, Umbria, Lazio, Marche, Abruzzo and Molise where on the agenda. Toscana (Tuscany), even i

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IdeaJam: Change the cursors for the Permanent Pen and Highlighter so they’re easier to position

Posted by Theo Heselmans on October 13th, 2010

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IdeaJam: Text Highlighter needs some small UI changes to be more intuitive

Posted by Theo Heselmans on October 13th, 2010

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Tannat: how to tame a sturdy grape

Posted by Theo Heselmans on October 13th, 2010

I know I'm blogging a lot about wine lately, and until the Italian wine course is finished (end of October), you'll have to bear with me. Today however, I'm not going to talk about Italian wines. Ye

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Italian Wine: Part 3

Posted by Theo Heselmans on October 9th, 2010

Yesterday on the agenda: North-East Italy: Alto Adige - Trentino, Friuli and Veneto. Same story: many local grape varieties, lots of (often small) DOC(G)s. In the last 10 years so many DOCs have been

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Italian Wine: Part 2

Posted by Theo Heselmans on October 2nd, 2010

The previous 'Italian Wine' lesson introduced Italy in general. This time we covered the North-West of Italy: Valle d'Aosta, Liguria, Lombardia and the famous Piemonte, where Nebbiolo is king. Again,

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