Monthly Archives: March 2012

What I have been drinking 11 European edition 2

Started off with a couple of cheapies, that we had with tapas, wine by the glass so the choice here in Barcelona is Red or White, we did both, first up was the white a chardonnay from somewhere, probable an … Continue reading

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What I have been drinking 10 European edition 1

Houghtons Jack Mann 2008 We drank this wine with lunch at Romany Restaurant before heading to Europe for what is hopefully a Grand Tour of the old world wines starting in Spain then moving to France and finishing in Italy. … Continue reading

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Down in the Coal Pit

Coal Pit Pinot Noir 2008 Central Otago is that rare region that keeps surprising and producing value for money, had the good fortune to share a bottle of Coal Pit Pinot Noir at Balthazar a few days ago with the … Continue reading

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