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Sunday, November 13th, 2016


“Brut” Wine Shop: Offbeat Wines for Thinkers and Drinkers

When Bert Vangertruijden was growing up in the small village of Martenslinde (Bilzen, Belgium), an area of beautiful country houses and fruit valleys, he was often carried away by the silent scenes of his grandparents’ abandoned wine cellar: dusty bottles, rusty corkscrews and old wine books – all left alone snoring in the dark and gloomy basement. Decades later, after years of studying Dutch and English literature and culture in Brussels/Leuven, working in logistics and teaching, Bert opened his own wine shop “Brut” in his hometown of Bilzen. It isRead More