planet-bpm.com had the chance to talk to William Long who is running Long Wines, a export company based in Madrid. He is British and came to Spain specifically because of the wine culture and business of the country. We asked him how is the sector doing and what opportunities there are for young wine lovers.
By James G. Skinner
Spaniards are fed up! They are fed up of political bickering, government statements of ‘the end of recession’, independence pleas by regional nationalists, banking disorders, corruption in practically every sector of the community, be it political parties, town councils, trade unions – who have been very quiet by the way – individual tax evaders and above all, members of the royal family.
We tell you the 8 places that you should not miss, when your are right now in Paris. Go around, have a look and enjoy, while you work, walk and love the city.
What do Americans in Paris do on July 4th? I can’t speak for everyone, but I eat a burger. In years past, I’d invite friends for a hamburger dinner, complete with all the ‘fixins’: bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, relish…and serve them with cole slaw and potato chips. It wasn’t so easy to organize at the time — buns were hard to find and American style bacon was a specialty item. Even the cheese squares were not an ordinary item on the grocery store shelf.
Madrid is Spain’s highest-placed city in the fourth edition of IESE’s Cities in Motion Index (CIMI), climbing three positions in the period analyzed (2014-16) and standing out in the dimension of Mobility and Transportation, in 6th place, and in International Impact at 15th. Barcelona has dropped overall to 35th from 2014, but it is the best-placed city for International Impact, ranking 4th in the world behind Paris, London and Bangkok.