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Wine Song

          Land of fairy tale beauty, land of the noble Riesling. Rotund, juicy fruits of a hand-picked harvest stemming from a soil rich in time and tradition The chant of an enduring, intoxicating desire that spirals … Continue reading

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Wine, Cheese and Charity

So I was about to head home to Manila after a long, hot summer in Australia when I suddenly remembered an unfulfilled promise and the need to raise some funds for the children at Tulay Ng Kabataan (please refer to … Continue reading

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Introducing Sicily

This weekend we were invited to L’Opera, Paolo Nesi’s flagship restaurant in The Fort, to make a new acquaintance: Sicily. Now in its 21st year, L’Opera is a stalwart on the Manila restaurant scene, consistently serving up deliciously authentic Italian … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures

“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, … Continue reading

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Life’s A Beach

‘The eye can observe nature and the mind describe it, but it is truly experienced in the soul.’ ~ Jill Murch (words and photo)   Earlier this year, I escaped to the beach for a few days R&R with my … Continue reading

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The Lane Vineyard: an afternoon to savour

High above Adelaide, in the once dry yellow paddocks behind Hahndorf, The Lane Vineyard Restaurant perches like an eyrie above rolling hills now blanketed in lush velvety green vines. A huge panoramic view lies before us as we stand on … Continue reading

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New Kid on the Block

There’s a new kid on the Manila wine scene. Meet Don Revy, ‘an international wine company that sources new world wines for emerging markets’. And what better place to make the introduction than at Cav Wine Shop & Café on … Continue reading

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Prestige Wines at the Peninsula

Craggy Range Winery is ‘a sometimes contradictory combination of tradition and innovation…art and technology’ ‘My God! I’ve bought a desert!’ David Peabody laughs as he remembers his father’s initial response to the blind purchase of 110 hectares of old riverbed … Continue reading

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