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The Wander Notes is a personal project, a site with features about travelling, food and, at a great percentage, the art of wine and spirits. It applies to professionals working in the field of gastronomy and drinks and to lovers of the good life who wish to learn what lies behind a glass of wine, a dram of whisky, a balloon glass of gin n ‘ tonic ‘, a dish, a destination beyond the ordinary.

The Wander Notes expresses through objective knowledge, a subjective way of life.

With a BA degree in English Language (Linguistics Dept.) from the University of Lancaster, UK, and an MA degree in Arts Management from the City University, London, since 2004, my personal and professional life, revolves around gastronomy, wine and spirits.
During the period 2009-15, I was the editor-in-chief of TASTE magazine of Phileleftheros publishing group, a magazine dedicated to taste, drink, travel and good life.
Since 2015, I work as a freelancer. In addition to writing features and interviews regarding the triptych food-wine-spirits, I deal with projects such as restaurant and bar consulting, travel guides writing and editing and, wine and spirits teaching.

For more details on the projects I have participated, as follows.

In August 2017, I passed the WSET, Level 3 (Advanced Certificate).

Ways of cooperating through the Wander Notes:
Wine & Spirits Reviews: A large part of The Wander Notes is reviewing new products, wine or spirits. You can contact me in order to taste, review and write about your product. Hint: If our cooperation includes a trip to a distillery, even better!
Food Reviews: I like to discover unexpected surprises in my island, Cyprus. If you are aware of a small restaurant, a special dish in Cyprus, please do send me a message to share your secret with me!
Note: At this stage there is no possibility to advertise through banners on The Wander Notes website. The only presentation which can be done is through sponsored stories.

Other ways of cooperation/Services:

Consulting in dining areas (restaurants & bars)

Private Wine & Spirits Tastings/Sessions, corporate or private.

Food and Wine Pairing: Planning (unforgettable) thematic dinners and parties, around food and wine/spirits /cocktails matching.


Email: maria.massoura@thewandernotes.com or via the Facebook Page of The Wander Notes with a personal message.

Maria Th. Massoura