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Sugar-Hungry Mosel-Fungi

Wild yeast have taken control of our wine production…..excellent! My influence on flavour profile is now heavily impaired. All we can do now is apply some guidelines for these rebellious, sugar-hungry fungi. 141 more words


Wine Cellar - Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant always write a new rhyme
Sometimes he can’t write anything useful at all
Do you think he is wrong
To steal words from a song… 179 more words

Daft Rhymes

Rotorua & Napier

Since leaving Auckland on our maiden voyage around the country in our sweet, sweet van, we have met many cheerful Kiwis, camped as members of the country’s Top 10 Holiday Parks, bathed in the eggy sulfur waters of Lake Rotorua, and sucked Syrah from the teet of Hawke’s Bay wine region… 537 more words

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And so it begins...

I’ve been wanting to start this blog for quite a while now. Yet every time I’ve sat down to start my mind fills with a million horrid questions and I would close WordPress and end up googling English Bulldog videos on youtube. 827 more words


An evening with Marques de Riscal

Last month I was lucky enough attend a ‘meet the winemaker’ event with Spanish wine mogul Marqués de Riscal. The evening, hosted by Plymouth’s top wine lounge Le Vignoble, showcased the wineries versatility and commitment to quality in each of the eight wines sampled. 294 more words