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Nunc est bibendum!

Now it’s time to drink! In the days of the Roman Empire, Felix & Obelix et al, wine always contained a certain sacred significance and was…
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Lei-siling

Lei-siling, Rizling or Riesling depending on which side of the globe you find yourself on. In Argentina they would call this noble white grape Reeezlinn. Either…
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Bravura! (part 2)

For whom the bell tolls, or should I say “is a knell that summons thee to heaven or to hell” Macbeth (W.S.) Going to bed late…
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Bravura! (part 1)

‘Hallo Meester! did you av goot day?’ was the nightly reception greeting at the hosterlerie I was hauled up in for a week in lovely Monforte…
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Benny (Hill) Leroux

I have just read that today, 18th August, is International Pinot Noir Day!. I had no idea, and not even sure what it means, sorry. But…
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Scrabbling around …

We had another powercut down here last week, not so unusual, and I found myself ‘scrabbling’ around in the dark for a bottle of red to…
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‘Ausonius’

I am feeling a little bit¬†Ausonius today, probably as it’s the first day of Augustus Caesar the eighth month in our Gregorian¬†calendar (and 30 more days…
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L B V +

At last night’s tasting, Sweet Wines from around the World, the only ‘blind’ sweetie I actually got right out of the 8 wines tasted, was Taylor’s…
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Grazij!

July is the month of rubeus or what we call today ruby. The king of gems once worn by warriors to protect themselves from the enemy,…
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