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Mount Pleasant Cellar Aged Elizabeth Semillon 2007, Hunter Valley

It’s warmed up quite nicely for this F1 Sunday in Melbourne. The rains on Friday washed away Melbourne’s dusty stink and I’m savouring every bit of sunshine possible. As much as I go for Mercedes-Benz and Hamilton, I wasn’t big … Continue reading

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

Pike Place Market isĀ 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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Bottom of the Atlantic ocean

Wow.. I don’t write of many disappointing dining experiences, but this is one was such a thorough let-down, so much so that I intentionally sat on this write-up in order to use toned down adjectives. One expects more from a … Continue reading

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Luke Lambert Chardonnay 2011, Yarra Valley, VIC

Another wine I had at Builders’ Arms over dinner of a decent sized fish pie containing smoked trout and prawns was Luke Lambert’s Chardonnay 2011. It’s a cheap-ish $28 if you order direct from Luke’s site. It offers rich, mineral-laden … Continue reading

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Seaview Fiano 2009, McLaren Vale. SA

Fiano is an Italian white grape that hails from the Southern Italian region of Campania and Sicily. It is a thick-skinned grape, and it’s popularity suffers from its low cropping yields. Within Australia, rarely does one attempt to produce Fiano, … Continue reading

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