Tag Archives: Wine

Wine (Good for Women)

Seen today on a menu in Sapa, Vietnam. The differences weren’t clearly explained, only that the sex-specific wines were distinct types made of rice, and the ‘strength’ one from apples. I didn’t try any but now regret that decision. Sapa, 20-Oct-2010
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Roman Baggage.

No visit to Italy is complete without a quick wine shopping trip to push the limits of my baggage weight allowance. Any thoughts, suggestions, notes, and/or observations would be most graciously appreciated. Above: La Braccesca (Antinori) – Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2006 – Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva 2005 – Bersano Nirvasco Barolo 2006 –
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Slovenian wine notebook

Actually, not really. But hopefully this pic taken yesterday in a friend’s cellar will act as reminder to catch up with a small stack of tasting notes assembled in recent weeks. This cellar is in the village of Vodol, near Maribor. I was kindly invited to select and take home any three, a most wonderful
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Early Warning: 11th Slovenian Wine Festival set for November 19-21

I won’t be there (out of town) but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t. No complete details available yet, but recent editions featured well over 300 wines for festival goers to sample, by any measure a good way to acquaint yourself to Slovenian wines. If you’re near Ljubljana that weekend, there’s no excuse not to
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