For those of you, dear readers, who do not follow Oliver’s excellent wine blog called The Winegetter (which, believe me, you definitely should as he has tons of wine knowledge, a very pleasant writing style, great content and basically all that you ever wanted to know about Riesling), I would like to invite you to read his post that I reblogged here. While it is wine inspired, it also provides plenty of information about Micro Lending and a Micro Lending team that was founded by Oliver under the name “Wine Lovers Unite”. I found it an incredibly interesting read.
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Disclaimer: I entered into a tentative agreement with the online wine retailer Wine Chateau under which they sponsor two of my posts per month. Wine Chateau has no influence on the topic I select for the post or its content. Opinions expressed are all mine.
This Sunday, some things are different. First of all, as I am sure you noticed, Wine Chateau has offered to sponsor two of my posts per month. I was going back and forth a bit on this one, but ultimately I liked that they were willing to give me some money for this without any influence on the content of my posts. Also, I had an idea on what to do with the money which I think could be a cool thing to do:
Some of you might know that I am an active lender on the micro…
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A little behind in blogging this week but catching up! This was definitely very informative information and I love Riesling! Will have to check out ‘The Winegetter!’
Tell me about it, Lisa! 🙂 Thank you for your comment and definitely check him out, especially if you love Riesling!
Thanks for sharing this, Stefano! That means a ton.
You are very welcome, Oliver: it was such a great and inspiring post that it had to be shared!
Sounds like a great way to help people help themselves, Stefano. Although I’ve heard of micro-lending, I don’t recall if Kiva was the organization that was highlighted. I need to look into it more. Thanks for sharing the information.
Thank you, John: I also thought it was an interesting concept worth sharing.