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Amadeus Provence - The New Flagship

Many of you may not have heard of Amadeus river cruises (formerly Luftner cruises) before, at least until you read my blog.

Amadeus are a family owned business (the Luftner family) who will introduce their fourteenth river ship in April year. 283 more words

River Cruising

M I S T R A L

Walloped awake by a window bursting open and the shutter flaying in a to-and-fro struggle, I am shocked from late-night sleep and battling with clenched teeth, blinding wind, to hook my fingertips around the edge of the shutter, to pull … to pull it back so that … so that I can control what wrenches from my grip.  502 more words

France

wine - 2001 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Review

wine - 1999 M. Chapoutier Ermitage Blanc De L'Orée

Review

wine - 1998 E. Guigal Châteauneuf-du-Pape

  • 1998 E. Guigal Châteauneuf-du-Pape – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (1/7/2017)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind.

    Light garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose is a bit vegetal showing notes of herbs, barnyard, iron and berries.

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Review

Christmas, Provence, France

Took me ages to post about Christmas!

Because, lot of food, drinks, and food again. And especially, when it is gone, it is pretty hard to think about eating and drinking again. 611 more words

Wine

Salt of the Earth

Dark ruby with thick edges. Effusive burnt-rubber and decadent dark fruit cranked up into the upper heat notches. A Barbie doll slathered in strawberry icing lying motionless on the broiler-rack. 157 more words

Wine