The vineyards of Sablet, in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, are built on a mound of sand, from which its name derives. The town and its surrounding vineyards are located at the foot of the Dentelles de Montmirail. The terroir is of sandy soils and decalcified red clays mixed with pebbles ofContinue reading “Sablet. A sensuous Southern Rhone wine from one of the most romantic villages in France.”
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Whisky 101 – an introduction to whisky. The basics explained.
Whisky (or Whiskey if we’re talking about the US or Irish version), is one of the best ways I know to savour an incredibly interesting spirit and enter a beautiful state of relaxation. Whether it’s an evening by the fireplace or a social gathering with friends, this is one sure way to enhance your evening.Continue reading “Whisky 101 – an introduction to whisky. The basics explained.”
2010 Petit Toumilon, Graves. At 16.95 you get an outstanding wine & a great vintage
Château Toumilon has been in the family for three centuries. This is their second wine. Lovely notes of cassis, cedar, spice and leather. Very balanced and gentle on the palate, much like a more expensive Bordeaux. Superb value from a landmark vintage of the appellation of Graves, with its gravelly terroir and amazing history. InContinue reading “2010 Petit Toumilon, Graves. At 16.95 you get an outstanding wine & a great vintage”
Greek Wines! Fun, quality, affordable, and a best kept secret. Pass it on…
Have you discovered Greek wines yet? They are high quality, tasty, great for food pairing, & a lot of fun. Get in on the Greek wine Renaissance. – Posted using MobyPicture.com
Delightful wines from @ktimagerovass Gerovassiliou winery #greece fr @kolonakigroup
On the slopes of Epanomi, near the city of Thessaloniki, a well-cared vineyard surrounds the modern winery, where the renowned Domaine Gerovassiliou wines are produced. These are wines full of character and luscious flavour. – Posted using MobyPicture.com
@ApexMarine Qwest LS818 w rear bar. Beaut quality #pontoon
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Dry Creek Cab & Zin fr Sonoma. Very nice.
These are rich new wines from Wine Lovers agency. http://www.drycreekvineyard.com/ – Posted using MobyPicture.com
Le Bistrot des Clercs par Michel CHABRAN in Valence, France. 3 course Michelin meal for 22€.
The famed chef has 4 locations. This one in the old part of the city is run by Mrs. Chabran who greeted us warmly as she ensured the best wine & service. The duck with reduction, quinoa, & roast potatoes please the palate. The lively clientelle and ambience are infectious. – Posted using MobyPicture.com
How excellent would lunch have to be to wow seasoned foodies? Read on.
I lunched with Maria (L) and Piedad (R) from VB winery, visiting from Spain, at Ancaster Old Mill. We agreed without a doubt that this meal wowed us. We had Lake Erie Pickerel, Rack of Lamb, and a creative Pasta with mixed vegetables. Paired beautifully with Vineland Riesling & VB Vizana Tempranillo. Super experience. –Continue reading “How excellent would lunch have to be to wow seasoned foodies? Read on.”
At Ancaster Old Mill with the fine folks from VB Winery, Spain. Stunning location, slow cooked food.
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