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The Doors of Perception or a Stairway to Heaven?

Charles Taylor (World of Fine Wine 47) writes a fine article on contemplation and fine wine. The article, though wide in compass, addresses the contemplation of ideas. 899 more words


Portugal's packing a punch!

Portugal is well renowned for Port, being sunny most of the year round, the Algarve’s fabulous beaches, excellent golf courses and much much more. Yet there are some facts that you may not know: – It produces in excess of 50% of the worlds cork and, positioned on the western flank of the Iberian peninsular, Portugal has a truly impressive seafaring heritage as it discovered much of the New World! 573 more words


The Young Ones? Where are they?

The cliché may be that policemen are looking younger but I’m not sure that’s the case with Bordeaux drinkers. Nor Burgundy drinkers for that matter. A recent remark on Twitter by Jancis Robinson lamented the fact that there seemed to be few young people at the Bordeaux tastings. 1,029 more words


A Good Man

A good man is like a fine wine. We all start out like grapes. Their job is to stomp on us, and then keep us in the dark until we mature into something they wouldn’t mind having dinner with.


RIP MOM (today would have been her 72 birthday)

(Abridged) Diary Entry 3-18-2015

“…Tomorrow, Lord be willing would have been my biological mother’s birthday…I pray she is resting from all her labors (in You now). 200 more words

Getting My Business In Order

My goal is for my business to be ran like a business. So I’ve been pretty much focused on making sure that everything is set up properl because once business is booming I won’t have time to go back and put all my models and systems in place. 99 more words

West Park Story!

Harrogate, is an elegant and historical spa town nestled in the southern flank of North Yorkshire and a mere hop, skip and a jump from the Yorkshire Dales, often simply referred to as “The Dales”. 798 more words