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Dijon: Cremant de Bourgogne

No more messing around.  No more obscure regions like Bugey or Jura as posted last Monday.  It’s high time this EU Austerity Drinking Tour got serious.  368 more words

MWG July 17th tasting: Syrah shoot-out

Syrah 2010, Okanagan Valley, Le Vieux Pin ($54.00, 12178674)
Mostly Syrah from vines between five and 11 years old grown in two Okanagan sub-appellations. 338 more words

Tasting Notes

Wine Wednesday - what's up with all the different bottle shapes?

Hello, hello!

It’s Wine Wednesday, people!


Instead of reviewing a wine, I want to do something a little different.  A little more educational, perhaps, as an homage to all those with kids who are heading back to school! 594 more words

Healthy Stuff

Clos Du Caillou

The 2012 Clos du Caillou ‘Bouquet des Garrigues’ Cotes du Rhone Rouge |WSI 93| Deep red in the glass. Aromas of sweet licorice, dark chocolate and black cherries. 29 more words


The préfecture: the end?

You’ve been holding your breath waiting for me to finish my story about the préfecture, haven’t you? If you missed it, I’ve already been once in Vienne… 178 more words


Short, flat and windy

The weather today was exactly as predicted, heavy rain in the morning and sun in the afternoon. Thus, I had a good excuse to sleep a bit longer today. 178 more words

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