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Himalayan tasting adventures

Day 5 – Debuche to Pangboche – gettin’ higher…

It was so cold last night that I put my camera in the bottom of my sleeping bag because I thought it might freeze.  507 more words

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Day 4 - Tasting on Everest

Day 4 – Namche to Debuche – 15,000? feet

It’s officially freezing.

Today we did a 7 hour climb from Namche, the largest village in the area, to Debuche. 517 more words

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One Day to Go

I got my final little bit of clothes packed for India.  Mary’s Wine Club came over to visit and I love those ladies. We had a laugh about the kind of people we wanted to be when we grow up and there was wine.   107 more words

Chartron et Trebuchet, AC Meursault, 2011

Chardonnay
Chartron et Trebuchet, AC Meursault, 2011
Burgundy, France

Chartron et Trebuchet is one of the old established merchants in Burgundy. They have been producing classic wines in the prestige appellations for generations. 129 more words

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Day 3 Namche to KhumJung 13,500 feet

The weather has been OK so far. We are still at comparatively low elevations. But when I woke up this morning things had changed dramatically. It wasn’t quite Edmonton in January, but it was cold. 392 more words

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Villa Maria, Cellar Selection, 2011

Sauvignon Blanc
Villa Maria, Cellar Selection, 2011
Marlborough, New Zealand

Villa Maria is the most awarded family-owned winery in New Zealand. It was founded in 1961 by Sir George Fistonich who has been instrumental in putting the country in the spotlight for their crisp, fragrant Sauvignon Blancs and now the Pinot Noirs. 99 more words

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Everest wine tasting Day 2

DAY 2 Monjo to Namche Bazaar – 13,000 feet

This is supposed to be one of the hardest parts of the trek, and they were not wrong. 430 more words

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