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Soil and Smoke

Let’s be honest, summer’s pretty much over. The harvest has long begun and the mornings and evenings are considerably chillier than they were. Desperate to cling on the waning season, however, I decided to barbecue some steak last night. 244 more words

Worth Every Penny

If drinkers of Austrian wine cherish the Burgenland, then the Leithaberg is the heart of that heartland. This region within a region comprises about 3,500 hectares of vineyards based in the foothills of the Leithaberg, between the Neusiedlersee and the mountain itself. 187 more words

Louder than Words

Actions speak louder than words. So rather than just writing about Austrian wine, you sometimes have to force the situation and introduce people to the wine itself. 287 more words

New Sommelier, Menu Additions at Rasika Penn Quarter

Always one of the most popular places to dine in DC, Rasika in Penn Quarter has taken it up a notch with new additions to the menu. 461 more words


A Civilising influence...

Goodbye Fitzroy, it has been fun. I’ve loved each new ‘odour-du-jour’ – stale beer, fresh coffee, Lynx from the teenagers wandering home at 9am – and it is a comfort to know you’ll only be an 10 minute walk from my new home. 644 more words


The Wine Rangers At Screwtop Wine Bar

The Wine Rangers is a small group of friends who get together for the enjoyment of wine and each other’s company.  On this particular outing, I was joined by fellow WR founding member Heather and ex officio WR member Patrick.  575 more words