Category Archives: Wines

God! I am getting old!!!

  I would rather read than go out and party. A bottle of white wine, a large log fire and a good book or in the summer sipping wine in the conservatory watching the yachts sailing out to sea, bliss! … Continue reading

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Bacchus By Ralph Waldo Emerson

BRING me wine but wine which never grew In the belly of the grape Or grew on vine whose tap-roots reaching through Under the Andes to the Cape Suffer’d no savour of the earth to ‘scape. Let its grapes the … Continue reading

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Follow The Allegro Wine Delivery Truck

Love this sign on the back of a wine truck: In case of accident bring cheese and crackers…lots  and lots of cheese and crackers. 🙂

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25 Things To Be Grateful For

Title: 25 Things To Be Grateful For Author: Oprah Full Text & Source: http://www.oprah.com/spirit/Things-to-be-Grateful-For?FB=fb_omag_unexpected_things_grateful The Internet, Online, 19/3/2015 Sample Text: You No Longer Have to Be Ashamed of Ordering the Chardonnay The much-maligned wine of work functions and weddings could … Continue reading

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The Best Alcohol For Great Sex? It’s Red Wine

Title: The Best Alcohol For Great Sex? It’s Red Wine Author: Adam Teeter Full Text & Source: http://vinepair.com/wine-blog/want-great-sex-drink-red-wine/?xid=social_20150217_40624716&adbid=10152588709102026&adbpl=fb&adbpr=17786732025 The Internet, Online, 17/2/2015 Sample Text: If you ask Leon Phelps – aka the “Ladies Man” – about the most essential ingredient … Continue reading

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Chefs & Their Menus On Aldi Restaurant

Title: Chefs & Their Menus On Aldi Restaurant Author: RTE TV Show & Aldi Full Text & Source: https://www.alditherestaurant.com/?pk_campaign=TheRestaurant&pk_kwd=EasyFood-926×88 The Internet, Online, 12/2/2015 Sample Text: proudly sponsored by Aldi You can find everything you need to know about the show … Continue reading

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Ireland’s top ten drinks of choice

Title: Ireland’s top ten drinks of choice Author: Irish Central Full Text & Source: http://www.irishcentral.com/culture/food-drink/irelands-top-ten-drinks-of-choice-104933214-237721741.html?section=1998711 For centuries Ireland has produced world renowned beverages which are distributed throughout the world. A nation famous for Guinness, obsessive tea drinkers and some of … Continue reading

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Christmas Cocktails & Drinks

Title: Christmas Cocktails & Drinks Author: Food & Wine Full Text & Source: http://www.foodandwine.com/holiday-guide/christmas-cocktails Sample Text: Evergreen Swizzle Instead of making cocktails one at a time, borrow a mixology trend: Premix them in batches and serve in small bottles. This … Continue reading

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20 Years of Living: The Best Christmas Cocktails and Mocktails

Title: 20 Years of Living: The Best Christmas Cocktails and Mocktails Author: Martha Stewart Full Text & Source: http://www.marthastewart.com/856474/20-years-living-best-christmas-cocktails-and-mocktails/@center/276958/holiday-entertaining The Internet, Online, 16/12/2014 Sample Text: Cranberry Cocktails Say cheers to the holiday season with a range of classic and creative … Continue reading

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Top 10 drinks for Christmas

Title: Top 10 drinks for Christmas Author: Rejina Sabur-Cross Full Text & Source: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/top-10-drinks-christmas The Internet, Online, 16/12/2014 Sample Text: Whether you’re looking for an adult stocking filler or a cheeky tipple to sup while you cook Rejina Sabur-Cross has … Continue reading

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The ultimate mulled wine recipe

Title: The ultimate mulled wine recipe Author: Victoria Moore, The Telegraph Full Text & Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/recipes/11280509/The-ultimate-mulled-wine-recipe.html The Internet, Online, 11/12/2014 Abstract: Nothing makes it feel more like Christmas than a glass of gently spiced mulled wine Sample Text: There seems … Continue reading

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Time to Think Pink!

Title: Time to Think Pink! Author O’Brien’s Wines (Nice Wine Blog) Full Text & Source: http://www.obrienswine.ie/blog/entry/Time-to-Think-Pink The Internet,20/7/2014 Sample Blog: Time to Think Pink! As I look out the window this afternoon it’s hard to believe it, but apparently there’s … Continue reading

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Six Wines to Bring to a Dinner Party

Title: Six Wines to Bring to a Dinner Party Author: Scott Jones Full Text & Source:http://www.cookinglight.com/entertaining/wine/dinner-party-wines The Internet, 20/7/2014 Sample Text: Match Wines to your Host or Hostess’ Personality Is your dinner party host or hostess a wine connoisseur or … Continue reading

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Ask a Sommelier: The Best Party Wines

Title: Ask a Sommelier: The Best Party Wines# Author: Hayley Daen Full Text & Source: http://drinks.seriouseats.com/2013/12/best-wine-for-party-champagne-riesling-wine-recommendations-sommeliers-new-years-holiday-parties.html The Internet, 20/7/2014 Sample Text: With the holiday season fully upon us, we all need something festive to drink. Whether we’re toting it with … Continue reading

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Wikibooks…Cookbook Free & Full Text

Title: Cookbook Author: Wikibooks Source: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Cookbook Online, The Internet, 11/7/2014 Full-Text, Free Lots of information and well labelled …follow the headings and click on the live links You can also use the search box and enter your term Cooking Techniques … Continue reading

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Free Food Portal Online

Title: Food Portal Author: Wikipedia Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:Food The Internet, 11/7/2014 Free, Full-Text Related Free Portals: (Food, Drink, Beer, Wine, Coffee, Bacon, Agriculture and Health And Fitness) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:FD_portals Abstract:Food is any substance that can be consumed, usually composed primarily of carbohydrates, … Continue reading

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Praise to Make a Californian Blush

Title: Praise to Make a Californian Blush – Tasting California Rosés Author:  ERIC ASIMOV Not so long ago, the stereotype of California rosés included all the characteristics you would never want in a pink wine: heaviness, sweetness, high alcohol. To … Continue reading

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Cheap Drink

Government Need To Regulate Cheap Drink Sales by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 6th April 2013 p.18 The Government is to undertake a major study of how much alcohol we consume, how often we go to the … Continue reading

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The NYT’s Book of Wine: A Review

Originally posted on Aaron Berdofe's Wine and Food Experience:
This may come as a surprise, but I generally don’t read wine-related books aimed at wine drinkers.  I find most of these are filled with irrelevant wine trivia (which may…

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Inventing wine through the ages

Originally posted on Dave McIntyre's WineLine:
Today marks another first for me – my first appearance in the Book World section of The Washington Post. I review two books: Divine Vintage: Following the Wine Trail from Genesis to the…

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