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Where to eat, drink and stay in Champagne

Where to eat, drink and stay in Champagne

In a previous post, I discussed the difficulties that wine tasting travellers may face whilst attempting to visit the region of Champagne. It’s not so straightforward as visiting many other wine regions around the world, and needs just a little foreplanning if you wish to do it properly. Many will […]

October 25, 2016 ×

Australia, comment, Jacobs Creek, labels, life in dubai, tall poppy syndrome, the label project, wine, wine tasting

The Tall Poppy

The Tall Poppy

It’s human nature to want to cut it down, but also desire to be one. From the sidelines, it’s beautiful, blooming and bright – for some reason, head and shoulders above everyone else. It’s soaking up the sun, taking in the view. Glorious. But the other poppies don’t like it […]

October 5, 2012 ×

croatia, grgic, orebic, posip, travel, trstenik, wine, wine tasting

Croatia part 4 – Pining for Posip

September 9, 2011 ×

alcohol, burgundy, Dubai, liquor license, wine, wine tasting

A drink, a drink, a drink, a drink, a drink…..

A drink, a drink, a drink, a drink, a drink…..

Excerpt from the Qur’an: “Shaitân (Satan) wants only to excite enmity and hatred between you with intoxicants (alcoholic drinks) and gambling, and hinder you from the remembrance of Allâh (God) and from As-Salât (the prayer). So, will you not then abstain?” I live in a region of alcohol avoiders. It’s […]

March 27, 2011 ×