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…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 ...

Life indulgence

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Sometimes working in the wine industry can be very demanding; long, irregular hours, physically and mentally demanding… And then, other times life is really good. The biggest part of my job is to talk to people about wine and food. And that is something I genuinely love to do. But to do it, I also need a ...

Geelong Wine Region

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The more local wines I try, the more I am amazed at the varying quality this small region has to offer. Being a diverse region with three separate subregions (The Bellarine Peninsula, The Surf Coast and Moorabool Valley) of course this diversity can be understood. Moorabool with its drought conditions ...

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 ...

A Little Is Better Than Nothing

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For a New Year’s Resolution, it is a boor (but it is better than nothing…) Sorry, bad pun. But, yes, that is my New Year’s Resolution. Time is running away without me, and I get so stressed because I cannot find the time to accomplish everything I would wish to, so instead I end up ...

Buon Natale, or something

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Admittedly, not how I would have liked to celebrate my Christmas. I had just about gotten some Christmas cheer, when I caught a cold, a bad one… And even more fun, I have completely lost my voice. So today, Christmas day (the only day this week I am not working, mainly since my workplace ...