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COVID-19 v/s Stupidity

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I do not know what makes me more depressed. The fact that the world seems to be coming to a stop, or that a poll showed that 38% of beer drinking Americans (over the age of 21) say that they will not buy Corona beer anymore… Seriously, how stupid can people be? Admittedly, the poll ...

…And Moderation

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It is of course easy to indulge a bit too much. Especially when wine is both one’s occupation and hobby. Do not get me wrong, I love my job and my hobby, but sometimes, especially when one tries to squeeze in a little too much in a short time. Reality ...

The Australian/Italian Debate

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Last week’s new addition to my grape collection was Glera and Brunello. Brunello is technically not a grape variety in its own right, it is a clone of Sangiovese, but since it is so famous and vastly different from the rest of its family, I thought it deserved a page ...

Australia is on Fire!

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No one can have missed the wildfires that are now ravaging big parts of Australia. Land, homes, life and futures have been lost, while the world does nothing but watch. It is one thing to see it online, while you are distant from it. Even for me living in Victoria, life goes on as ...

No!

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I really need to practice on saying it; No! Just, No! It might seem so simple, but all the same I am incapable of saying it, which results in me working far too much, and tasting far too few wines. And coming into the silly season at work (Christmas and summer vacation), I ...

The First!

1st of September. It is a bit poetic that my first post should be on the 1st of September. This day has always signified change in my life. From, I will admit, maybe a bit too many years in the classroom, the 1st of September have always signified a new start. More than the ...