Author: Dr. Elinor Garely

Dr. Elinor Garely. Editor-in-Chief, Wines.Travel and; Reporter, and •Expert Witness: Hospitality, Travel /Tourism industry with TASA Technical Advisory Services for Attorneys •Award winning international journalist/consultant Former Professor of Management/Marketing; Coordinator - Hotel, Travel /Tourism program - CUNY, BMCC •Former Professor - Business Management /Marketing faculty - Long Island University, NYU Stern School of Business, University of Shanghai, PRC •International marketing and management executive with Playboy Clubs and Hotels, the Copacabana and related restaurants/ clubs; Helmsley Spear (Hospitality Consultant Division), Babcock and Wilcox •Developed/implemented first hotel joint venture in Russia; first hotel/restaurant management program at University of Shanghai, PRC; designed/ implemented hotel management training programs for hotels in the United States, China (PRC), Malaysia and Caribbean •Received Ford Foundation grant to study role of Community Colleges in PRC; consultant to the government of Kenya to explore new economic development opportunities in the USA •Research includes an analysis of Guest Safety/Security at 5-Star/Luxury Hotels in Bangkok, Thailand, Cape Town, South Africa and Miami, Florida (Dissertation); Child Trafficking; eMarketing and We Know What Women Want in Hotels •Former Real Estate Sales/Broker: Hotel Industry •Doctorate in International Business from the University of Sarasota (Florida): focus on hotel, travel and tourism and guest safety/security •MBA in International Marketing and Business Management from New York University, Stern School of Business with Honors from the American Marketing Association; Former Member of BGS Honor Society • BS Degree, Lesley College, Art / Education •Former Member - BOD, Sutton Area Community organization, International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association and HSMAI. Current Member - NY Travel Writers Association, Princeton Club of New York

Wine Investing – Good or Bad?

Dr. Elinor Garely- February 29, 2024

Personally, I do like wine. I enjoy it so much that I write about it, talk about, read about it and frequently dream of vineyard ... Read More

Is There Really Too Much Wine in the World?

Dr. Elinor Garely- January 4, 2024

The abundance of wine across the globe has become a pervasive topic, echoing through news headlines and economic analyses. Read More

Navigating Challenges in the Wine Market

Dr. Elinor Garely- January 2, 2024

In 2024, the worldwide wine industry will face a significant challenge following the 2023 harvest, which recorded the lowest volume in 6 decades. Read More

Israeli Wines Industry. Part 2

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 30, 2023

Despite numerous challenges, ranging from terroir to politics, the Israelis have managed to surmount these obstacles and achieve remarkable success. In a two-part series, I ... Read More

Israeli Wine Industry

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 30, 2023

Despite numerous challenges, ranging from terroir to politics, the Israelis have managed to surmount these obstacles and achieve remarkable success. In a two-part series, I ... Read More

What is the Slow Wine?

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 30, 2023

Born in Bra, his skillset was proper when he and his colleagues formed the Friends of Barolo Association. The group produced a catalog of wines, ... Read More

3000+ Years of Winemaking: The Blessed Fruit!

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 30, 2023

The fruit of the vine is one of the seven blessed fruit varieties found in the land of Israel, according to the book of Deuteronomy. ... Read More

Hercules Mulligan: New Taste Experience

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 30, 2023

Do you like rum?” “Yes, I do.” “Do you like rye?” “Not so much.” I was curious but not overly concerned when I was given ... Read More

Sakartvelo: Best Wine Destination

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 30, 2023

They all traveled to the Republic of Georgia and were so taken aback by its specific wines (among other distinctive features) that they wrote about ... Read More

What wine to drink?

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 30, 2023

If so, you must have been attending Vinexpo/Drinks America (Javits, NYC) for a few days. Immediately add missing this event to your 2024 to-do list ... Read More

All about Port Wine

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 29, 2023

The soil, fruit, and blending expertise of the Oporto vintners result in wines with a distinctive character and flavor. Portuguese legislation has great control over ... Read More

Shopping for kosher wine and food

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 29, 2023

Globally, more and more people are "going kosher," and by 2025, the market for kosher food is predicted to be worth more than $25.6 billion. ... Read More

All about Kosher wines

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 29, 2023

A growing number of people worldwide are "going kosher," and by 2025, it's expected that the market for kosher food will likely surpass $25.6 billion. ... Read More

This time it is all about Unita Geografiche Aggiuntive, Italy

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 29, 2023

Customers of Chianti Classico wine now have access to more details on the Sangiovese grapes in their glass, including where they were cultivated, changes in ... Read More

Triumph of Italian wines

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 28, 2023

Why do you write about Italian wines? is a question I get asked a lot. The solutions are straightforward: 1.            Italy produces wines that are ... Read More

Spain faces less wine consumption

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 28, 2023

Because Spanish wines have improved, those of us who reside on other parts of the world are really consuming more of them. Holding Tightly onto ... Read More

Israeli wine is 80 percent kosher and all male

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 28, 2023

Israel is a significant player in the wine industry, producing prestigious kosher varieties that are not simply for ceremonial meals, religious rites, or special occasions. ... Read More

Prosecco, Venetian sparkling wine: DOC or DOCG?

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 28, 2023

I've consumed numerous glasses of Prosecco; some of them were fascinating, others were passable, and many more were terrible, giving them the reputation of being ... Read More

Making Wine Buying Easier? Les Crus Bourgeois du Medoc

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 28, 2023

You're not the only one who finds the process of buying a couple bottles of wine for a meal or a gift complicated when you ... Read More

Bordeaux Wineries’ Associations and Governance

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 28, 2023

The cepages (varieties of grapes used to make wine), location, yields, aging, and other "must do" details specified within each appellation are the cornerstones of ... Read More

Occitanie Formed: Wine with an Interesting History

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 28, 2023

Languedoc-Roussillon Wines Languedoc wines are renowned for their subtlety and complexity and are now regarded as some of the most fascinating and dynamic wines in ... Read More

Sud De France: History of Winemaking

Dr. Elinor Garely- August 28, 2023

My list of recommended wine brands did not include the Sud De France wine brand; in fact, it was not even on the list. Sud ... Read More

Wine from Kosovo – Not Costco

Dr. Elinor Garely- April 4, 2020

Searching for a WOW to pour into your wine glass? My suggestion: Wine from Kosovo, especially the 2018 Stone Castle, Rose, Pinot Noir, Rahoveci Valley. ... Read More

You are Elegant and Sophisticated? Pour Bordeaux into Your Glass!

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 28, 2020

Bordeaux Winemakers Started Early Bordeaux, formerly known as Burdigala, dates back to the 3rd century when the Celtic tribes decided to settle in a beautiful ... Read More

South African Wine Adventures

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 21, 2020

Initial Quest The 17th century marks the beginning of the wine industry in South Africa. The year was 1655 when the first grapes were planted ... Read More

Lugana, Italy: Wines Waiting in the Wings

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 14, 2020

Lugana, located in the vinicultural region of northern Italy, sits at the southern end of Lake Garda. Lugana, derived from the Latin Lacus Lucanus (lake ... Read More

One Woman. Many Wines

Dr. Elinor Garely- March 7, 2020

Lia Tolaini Banville and her father, Pier Luigi Tolaini, started importing wines from Italy 16 years ago (2004), expanding the operation in 2016 to include ... Read More

The French Vineyards of Occitanie

Dr. Elinor Garely- February 29, 2020

Occitanie is considered one of the newest French wine regions and it is located only 2 hours from Barcelona. The name for the region references ... Read More

Monterey County Wines: Where Wine-making is a Family Affair

Dr. Elinor Garely- February 22, 2020

What is there to know about Monterey County? First of all, it is in California… always a good starting point for a discussion of wine. ... Read More