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Chartogne-Taillet Cuvée Sainte Anne NV, Merfy, (Reims) Champagne

Chartogne-Taillot is a father-son operation is located in the village of Merfy, north-west of Reims, with just 12 hectares of vineyard in Merfy and the adjacent villages. The soils in this region are mixed layers of sand and clay, a contrast … Continue reading

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Pike market, then a hike to Elliott’s Oyster House

Pike Place Market is one of the best places to visit in Seattle this summer. It’s right in downtown Seattle, and offers a bit for the tourists, and a bit more for the locals. Founded in 1907, it consists of several … Continue reading

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Bremerton Verdelho 2012, Langhorne Creek, SA

Verdelho is a white grape, mainly associated with the Portugese wines of Madeira. It is a traditional grape variety of the Azores region, an autonomous zone of islands West of Lisbon. It is also grown in the Duoro valley, sometimes … Continue reading

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Majone Picpoul de Pinet, Coteaux du Languedoc, France

It is absolutely radiating heat in Melbourne today! 40 degC at 9pm, seriously?! Where else would summers get this hot, apart from the Saharan desert? After all, we’re not all French foreign legionaires stationed on the North African shelf. So … Continue reading

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