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MAY 4, 2015 Meeting Lorena Deaconu Stoian, Chief Winemaker at Cramele Halewood in Romania
“Welcome,” says energetic Lorena Deaconu Stoian, Chief Winemaker at Cramele Halewood. It is a beautiful sunny afternoon as Lorena welcomes us to the gorgeous manner house called “Conac” in Romanian, near the Carpathian mountains, where we will experience their sparkling wine facility and spend the night. Halewood International was founded in 1978 by the late John E. Halewood, and rapidly grew to become the largest independent alcoholic drinks company in the UK.
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MAY 4, 2015 A Wine Story - Untitled Article
So one of the best things for Master of Wine students about ProWein is that it gives one the opportunity to wander around and taste those “hard to find” wines that the MWs are always putting on the exams. So naturally when I passed by the Marqués de Cáceres space I instantly thought “this is my opportunity to taste an aged Viura,” the white rioja that often finds its way onto the examination.