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Travel :: Bikes + Wines in Mendoza

Mendoza, Argentina is famous for its wines, specifically for its Malbecs.  Therefore, touring the bodegas (wineries) in Maipu was a top item on the list for our visit.   255 more words

South America

Wines of Portugal: Cuisine Chameleons

The Confession

I’m starting this blog post with a confession. No, not the type of confession where I sit down with a mediator between heaven and earth, but a confession centred around “oh-my-why-didn’t-I-discover-these-food-and-wine-pairings-sooner”! 723 more words



One of my greatest joys is flying down from Mumbai to Chennai to spot talent that hums in home kitchens and cooks and bakes up delights. 538 more words


Wine For The 99: Belated Bastille Day Tasting II

Christian Galliani is fortunate to live his passion for wine through his  business Wine for the 99, from where he shares many of his skills. 194 more words


Alsatian Pinot Gris

A couple of days ago I was browsing through the LCBO vintages section, as I like to do, and came across this Alsatian Pino Gris. I have heard much about Alsacian wines, their crisp clarity of flavour and precision of quality – this is of course often mentioned of most French wines. 354 more words

The blood of Jupiter

Dublin Wine Collective sips the blood of Jupiter…

Last Wednesday we were back around the table. Glasses, maps and corkscrews at the ready, all proper geek stuff. 1,265 more words


Krug Grande Cuvee Brut Champagne

There is one thing that my birthday celebrations are never complete without, Krug. I’m almost certain if I went my entire birthday without consuming some form of my favorite bubbly the world would actually stop spinning in an anti-grav/time stopping sequence of events that even the Doctor himself would have a hard time landing his TARDIS in (yes I’m an avid Whovian, who knew?). 299 more words