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Creek mythology

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On Tuesday 18 January I was invited to 28°-50° (sic), my friend Xavier Rousset’s recently opened City restaurant, where the new releases of Jacob’s Creek Regional Reserves were presented to me and other wine bloggers. 677 more words

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Candid Camera at Point Bulles

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I was in Paris a couple of weeks’ ago to meet with friends. Of course it was bloody freezing and I was trying to shake off a heavy cold before my 20-hour flight to Adelaide. 152 more words

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Weingut K+K Kirnbauer at Galvin La Chapelle

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Having been the sole UK representative at the Austrian Wine Challenge in Vienna for the last two years, I’ve become increasingly familiar with and interested in Austrian wines. 522 more words

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A Soho Bacchanal

On 21 November I was invited to Blacks club in Soho for one of its infrequent Sunday “Bacchanalia” lunches.

Blacks is owned by Giuseppe Mascoli, who also has an interest in Franco Manca pizzerias and Aubert & Mascoli wine merchants. 494 more words

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Indigo dine

On Wednesday 10 November I was invited to dinner at The Square Mile Kitchen and Lounge, the restaurant of the Hotel Indigo near Tower Hill. 261 more words

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The view from above

Pictured below is my current workplace.

The terrace at the Hotel Gervasoni in Valparaiso is the setting for the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles Chile 2010 tasting. 287 more words

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Port Authorities: Noval LBV 1994-2004

I have long been suspicious of Late Bottled Vintage Ports. When I first started in the wine trade 14 years ago (I’m older than I look) I tucked into a bottle of LBV with my colleagues after some tasting or other. 581 more words

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