Gin Corner: Greenall’s Bloom — The Slug’s Choice

Oh. The leafy, herby, juicy green aroma of corriander. Heck. It’s like you’re a slug munching your way through a herb garden. (You are such a slug.) Greenall’s Bloom is, I suppose, aptly enough named. It is a big ol’ herbaceous gin. Here at Old Parn labs, we put Greenall’s Bloom through a rigorous and scientific testing procedure. I made …

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8 & $20 Recipe: Cod en Papillote with a Zesty White (Wine Spectator)

Eight ingredients, plus pantry staples. That’s all it takes to make an entire meal from scratch. Add in a good bottle of wine for less than $20, and you’ve got a feast for family or friends. Cooking is often about the total transformation of ingredients. But it’s refreshing to showcase the natural essence of a few components, especially those with …

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Little vines

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Yeah, it’s been ages. No, I’m not sorry.

Smell. Smell is the most evocative sense, innit? The one that can yank you (via a chance waft of teenage perfume) back to that time when you first kissed that girl. You know. That one. Or to that time when you walked out in the field and the air was heavy with summer and you knew that in two weeks’ …

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Wise up and smell the Casillero del Diablo

Winemakers, in general, need to wise up. Okay, sure, practically everyone (myself almost certainly included) needs to wise up. But winemakers need to wise up, specifically, because they are lamentably bad at communicating with normal people. (Notice the ease with which I refer to normal people. Almost as though I knew some.) Winemakers generally do a shambolic job of any …

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Rioja Wine Gets A New Classification System

While the rest of the world tumbles into a torrent of change, the wine world has always been relatively stable. Stable to a fault. For example, most wine snobs still still prefer corks even though screw caps have been proven for over 50 years. Also, did you know? We still value Bordeaux wine based on a 160 year-old ruling? So, …

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Outstanding

Quick shot at the junction, coming out of Balgownie Estates 🙂 Melba Highway, Yarra Valley Posted by Huey Yoong on 2013-11-10 08:51:18 Tagged: , yarra glen , yarra valley , winery , victoria , australia , asia pacific , australasia , travel photography , nikon D600 , nikkor 28-300mm VR , tree , branches , vineyard , vines , grapes …

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Christmas Special Grape Wine Making With 3 Ingredients In 30 Days ????????? ???????? ???????? ???

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Pain, Lloyd-Webber, Relativism, Redditch and Macon-Villages

‘So, Tom,’ Elaine asked softly, ‘how high is your pain threshold?’ Elaine is, it turns out, very, very strong. 10 minutes later, I am face down with Elaine’s elbow in my back, wimpering like a child. Elaine grew up in Redditch. I learnt to drive in Redditch. There are lots of roundabouts in Redditch. My driving teacher, a luxuriantly mulleted …

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Heytesbury Ridge

Inland off the Great Ocean Road, not too far from Port Campbell and the Twelve Apostles, there are some beautiful farmlands and landscapes. This particular image is of Heytesbury Ridge vineyard in Cooriemungle. — Canon EOS 50D, Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 F/16 | 16mm | ISO 100 | Exp 1 Second Lee Hard Grad 0.6, Lee Hard Grad 0.9, …

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Cellophanity, Putin-pleasuring and Pinot Gris

‘Remove cardboard sleeve and peel away plastic film.’ It sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? But, honestly, they may as well have said, ‘Remove cardboard sleeve and give Vladimir Putin a blowjob’, for all the chance I have of accomplishing their instruction with any modicum of ease or pleasure. I’ve written before about my intense dislike of cellophane that fails grotesquely …

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Cool Breather Carafe

Many white wines also benefit from being able to breathe. The CoolBreather allows you to both aerate and cool the wine. A cooling stick in the elegant 1-litre flask cools the wine to 5-6°C. The simple design and clean lines of the flask take their inspiration from the shape of a traditional wine bottle, and you use the CoolBreather to …

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