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Vongole, pipis and thoughts

Hello again!

Realised that I forgot to post about the pipi, versus vongole cooking.

Now, pipis or cockles is the name given to a bivalve mollusc found here in South Australia (yees, mollusc…snail), and it is a popular pasttime for the whole family, also known as ‘cockling’ 514 more words

Wine Tasting

Four Partners (not Cousins) at the Vineyard Hotel

KLEIN CONSTANTIA, MEERLUST, SIMONSIG AND WARWICK WINE ESTATES
Monday 20 March 2017
http://www.kleinconstantia.com/
http://www.meerlust.co.za/
http://www.simonsig.co.za/
http://warwickwine.com/
https://www.vineyard.co.za/

Experience: 3/5
Wines: 4/5

Tasting at the Vineyard Hotel, Claremont in the Cape Town southern suburbs this evening was different to those usually attended. 330 more words

Wine-tasting

2015 Testalonga El Bandito Cortez

OK, so it’s been a long time.  I wasn’t intending to drop off the map for over a month after my last post, but a work tornado and a series of weekend Timbits tournaments then morphed into bronchitis that knocked me out of commission for a couple of weeks.   1,142 more words

Wine Reviews

Blind Drunk!

Thursday 16 March 2017

WARNING – SPOILER ALERT!

The ‘blind’ tasting of low and high priced wines was one I had been excited about for a long time. 540 more words

Chardonnay

Did Napa Need Another Tasting Room?

The answer is yes.  Napa does in fact need another tasting room.  This might be a surprising conclusion in a Valley with nearly 500 wineries and a downtown that already has many wine bars and tasting rooms.   725 more words

Wine

Taking a Weekend to "Vedge" - Review of Vedge Philadelphia

Sometimes you just need a weekend to “vedge.”

For me, this meant booking a trip to Philadelphia for a last-minute “girls weekend” with my friend Katie. 888 more words

Tasting Notes

wine - 2002 Domaine des Baumard Quarts de Chaume

Review