Author Archives: Cecilio Augusto Berndsen

About Cecilio Augusto Berndsen

Information Technology, Management, Project Management and Public Administration are areas I am familiar with. I am also interested in photography, wine, sailing, politics, economics, and economic development.

Alfonso Sanchez 1941 – 2021 past Club del Vino President

Alfonso Sanchez Cadavid – Semblanza Uno de los grandes ingenieros colombianos falleció en Rockville, Maryland, el 27 de octubre, 2021. From Claudia Perazza, President of the Club del Vino, Washington Dear friends It has taken a while for us to … Continue reading

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Tasting No 234 – September 28, 2021 – Wines from Moldova

Tasting No 234 – September 28, 2021 – Wines from Moldova                                                  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA   Tasting Overview   The objective of this tasting is to explore wines from local grape varieties and traditional Vitis Vinifera from Moldova. Moldova, … Continue reading

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Annual Tasting Summary 2020

Annual Tasting Summary 2020 Overview: Year 2020 was a challenging one for the Club. The Covid-19 pandemia forced us to suspend our tastings in person starting in March. In June we decided to go virtual with only one wine or two … Continue reading

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Annual Tasting Summary 2019

Annual Tasting Summary 2019 Overview: In 2019 the CV held 11 tastings including 47 different wines.  The Group ranked the bulk of them between good and excellent. Twenty-two wines received one or more ratings as “exceptional” and 16 got one or … Continue reading

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USA Wine Laws

USA Wine Laws Jairo Sanchez, April 2019 Following please find a summary of USA Wine Laws and regulations taken from Wine Bible, Second Edition, 2015, from author Karen McNeil. Although winemakers in the USA have considerable creative freedom to make … Continue reading

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Reflexion de la Semana

Felices Pascuas a todos!   .o0o.

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The Six Mistakes You Are Making When Pairing Food With Wine

Bloomberg Pusuits  June 19, 2017 WINE The Six Mistakes You Are Making When Pairing Food With Wine Think you can’t drink red with fish? That champagne goes with sweet desserts? Think again. by Elin McCoy June 19, 2017, 10:45 AM … Continue reading

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Club del Vino: Photos of the Wine Tasting of July 26, 2016

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Club del Vino: Photos of the Wine Tasting of July 26, 2016 Click any pictures to start the slides show!  

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Discriminação é crime!

Discriminação é crime! Discrimination is a crime! La discriminacion es un delito!       Red, white or rosé?                                           … Continue reading

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A wine drinkers dream come true!

He is a wine drinkers dream come true.   A good magician is the master of sleight of hand and distraction while having a charismatic personality. However, a master magician can do all of that, plus show you something you … Continue reading

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