Tag: wine

Dec 31

Good-bye, December – 2014

“Time for reflection. Winter is here…” * * As we close out the month of December, I like to reflect on the previous 12 months. Sometimes I am even lucky enough to have learned something during the course of the year! Milepost — This blog surpassed the 200 posts marker! That was my big achievement …

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Dec 04

Frustration in NYC

Wednesday, December 3rd, I ventured to the Big Apple mostly because I stumbled into a discount ticket deal last month and thought I would take advantage of the low cost trip to get a couple of things done. Number one on the list was to visit the Chinese embassy and request clarification about some of …

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Dec 24

Vintage Port

Vintage Port or Porto (Vinho do Porto) is a fortified wine produced in the Douro region of Portugal. The grape varieties that are most widely grown to make port are; Touriga, Mourisco, and Bastardo, producing juice that is full of character and adds finesse to the wine but they are lacking in color and are …

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Dec 01

Wine Tasting.

To fully appreciate good wine it is essential that we take the trouble to notice the details, the nuance and the pleasure of the wine. To take the time to notice pleasure is the essence of pleasure! To notice the pleasure of a wine we must employ the senses of sight, taste and touch. When …

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