Tag Archives: Recreation

Chablis, Romance, and Just Plain Fun: Weekend Wine Quizzes

The weather’s hot, the wine’s cool, and these two sites were just so much tongue-in-cheek fun we couldn’t resist. Sure, this is pure indulgence, but hey, sometimes we all need to just sit back and have a good laugh. And … Continue reading

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Wine Quote of the Day April 13, 2007

Okay, so we have no idea who Hannu is – other than that we believe he’s Finnish – but this was fun. If you can’t put the bottle in a safe place under your chair, you are either in too … Continue reading

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Perfect Pairings: Amarone Intentions

I’ve been feeling under a bit pressure over the last few days. An astonishing number of people have been inquiring how our lady did with the Amarone pairing – the pairing being herself with the wine. So far, I’ve resisted … Continue reading

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Jet Li’s Dream Wine Accessory?

You should have known better. The house party wasn’t exactly a wine lover’s haven, but you brought a bottle of your favourite Sancerre just because you felt like sipping something that didn’t remind you of either purple-tinged vinegar or pancake … Continue reading

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To Screw or Not to Screw: A Matter of Geography?

Controversy continues to rage about closures – and this year’s Playhouse WineFestival was no exception. Cork is king says the old world, stelven is stellar says the new. Speaking at “The Iberian Criterion” seminar, Cristiano van Zeller, owner of Douro’s … Continue reading

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