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Guigal Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2007

Posted by on Friday, February 5, 2010, In : wine 

Three things I need to tell you before I say anything else; I'm cheap - I don't believe in paying $3 when I can pay $2, I don't like white wine very much; I'll have the occasional glass of Chardonnay or Chenin Blanc and that's it, and having said that, I'm IN LOVE!!!

On principle, I ordinarily, steadfastly refuse to buy a bottle of wine over $25 because I truly believe good wine need not cost an arm and a leg and in these difficult economic times, I believe vintners and other producers of no...

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Fuzion Shiraz Malbec 2007

Posted by Kmk /dd on Friday, November 20, 2009, In : wine 

I had a glass of this today, just before dinner, just because the thought of imbibing the essence of two of my favourite grapes, in the same glass, was suddenly too tempting for me to wait upon the roasted lemon and black pepper chicken wings glazing in the oven. I've been coddling two bottles of this on my rack, a 2007 and a 2008 and I thought it was time to open the 2007.

I have this friend who annoyingly insists that I am an aesthete and that my true addiction is beauty, not  a certain de...

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Art Deco Hock Glasses

Posted by Kmk /dd on Tuesday, June 23, 2009, In : Tableware 

If you're as batty about antique or retro glassware as I am,look no further than Laurie Leigh Antiques. Just bat your lashes at this gorgeous pair  of double cased hock glasses. They took my breath away. Hock is an archaic British term for German wines in general or specifically German wines from the Rhine region. From St Louis, France. Circa 1920. Height: 7¾ inches. Price: £595.00. For full details see here.

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