I am studying for my Sommelier exam that it happens to be next Wednesday. The exam is quite hard, it consists of 2 parts, a written examination (20 True/ False, 20 Multiple answer, 12 open questions and 2 wine tastings – one analytical descriptive and one pairing) – all in 2 hours – and then,… Continue reading California: the vineyard of the US
In my previous blog post I wrote a short introduction to the world of beers and, as promised, I am back as well to show my visualisation about beers… … But first, I will give you some context. When I choose a beer, I usually search for something with more structure and character when I am in the mood to try… Continue reading Decrypting ABV and IBU for Beers
Going to the pub for a pint of beer is a MUST on Friday after work. This is one of the first things I have learnt about London. And of course, I am following this rule! But where does the word beer come from? The word “beer” (birra in italian) comes from “bhereu” or “bheru”… Continue reading A Pint is a Must! An Introduction to Beer
I am back to write about (probably) a series of blog post about Data Visualization Best Practices. Not that I will cover everything you need to know, but I will try to explain what I think is important, what I find challenging and what I think are good tips and reading resources to learn more.… Continue reading Best Practices in Viz Design
I have been thinking about having a blog from more than one month, but I couldn’t decide to start it yet, probably because I was writing on the Data School Blog as well… But let’s start with order! I am Simona and I am Italian, I moved to London on the 3rd of November ’15 with Davide, my boyfriend, to… Continue reading Why this blog?