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South African Adventure – De Grendel Wine Farm

I’ve discovered what a wine farm really is…more than just wine, De Grendel, at 7 km from the Atlantic Ocean and 180 m above sea level, boasts a massive landscape with not only wine being produced, but blueberries, cattle, sheep … Continue reading

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South Africa: My Next Journey Awaits

Ringing in the new year always gives me pause and makes me reflect on the past year’s accomplishments as well as looking forward to what the new year may bring. I work in retail and the dichotomy between December and … Continue reading

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Hotel Aldobrandini 

Italy truly is a family affair. Not just in the wine business, but it seems in other areas too. Booking hotels in a foreign country can be interesting to say the least. You go by reviews, photos, and proximity to … Continue reading

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Prosecco, 2017 Goals and Sparkling Wine – not necessarily in that order…

As many of us are preparing for a celebration to ring in the New Year tomorrow night, we all have our “drink of choice” to celebrate the occasion. Right now, there are thousands of bloggers writing in detail about different … Continue reading

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Friuli-Venezia Giulia

With my next trip to Italy imminent, and to prep “inquiring minds” for some of the native varieties I’ll get to taste, I thought I would give a brief ‘winey’ overview of the region and the native grapes therein. Despite … Continue reading

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