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As a tool for describing wine, anthropomorphism or its gentler cousin personification are low in the serious wine critic’s armoury....

Spring Fever

05 October 2015 | by
Flying from Europe’s approaching autumn into Australia’s blossoming spring, I was reminded what a well-coordinated spectacular the changing of the...

Buon Viaggio

15 August 2015 | by
The challenge of packing for another land is that you pack things you’ve acquired for who you are at home....
For something that exudes simplicity, the cheeky glass of wine is a deceptively complex drink. I can’t remember the number...
Even though I spend a lot of time wandering in and wondering about nature, I confess I felt foolish being...
Sometimes the simplest statements have the most complex meanings, while other times they mean exactly what they say. Many statements...
Writer and humorist Fran Lebowitz once wrote: “Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people...
Just as wine without aromas is a rather dull drink, life without our senses engaged is much the same experience....
Occasionally I find drinking wine to be a perfectly good substitute for the company of people. I am aware this...
I do hope that all roads lead to the top of the mountain, even the ones that meander through wine...
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