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irish short ribs


If you're hosting a dinner party, braised Irish beef short ribs with red wine is an ideal choice for your main; a rich, warming dish that's slow cooked to succulent perfection. If you've never had beef short ribs before, you're missing ...

Lily O'Brien's Stem Ginger Batons Paired with Mavrodaphne de Patras

Lily O’Brien’s and Jilly Goolden Create Masterful Wine and Chocolate Pairings

"...and a WOOSH of elderflower straight up your nose" With those words echoing through my mind I remember thinking how silly Killy seemed and yet it was those words which revolutionised the way we talk about wine and really, I ...

swissgerman wine region

Unexpected Wine Tourist Destinations – The German Region of Switzerland for Rare and Endangered Grape Varieties, Excellent Wine and of course, Fondue

Fondue, cheese, chocolate and cuckoo clocks – a typical view of Switzerland. In the region that brought us Heidi and her mountainous adventures, one would hardly imagine this region as a verdant field of green vines, shuddering in the light ...

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flying leap vineyards

Un-WINE-d in Arizona with Wine and Relaxation

I'm on a kick writing about weird and wonderful destinations for booze – mainly wine. With places like Ontario and BC not really on the wine tourists map, I'm here featuring yet another wine destination – Arizona. I know what you're ...

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Canadian Wine Tourism & BC Wine Country – Food, Deserts and Vineyards

I like to go to places that are unexpected places to go to for wine. As an Ontario girl, I have not yet visited BC wines but I was lucky enough to try a large number of them at an ... Lets You Use Their Masters of Wine for Wine Selection

Ever wished you had better wine knowledge to know whether a chardonnay or a chenin blanc was right with that monk fish you were thinking of serving? Well, now the is here to help. You won’t find thousands of ...

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Cramele Recas – Romanian Vineyard, Destination & Wine Buff’s Dream

Cramele [literally 'cellar'] Recas is a premium wine estate located on the far western fringes of the Romanian region of Transylvania/Banat – near Romania's third largest city, Timisoara. From 1722 until 1786, Recas attracted waves of immigration from Schwaben region ...

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Les Vignobles Foncalieu with East London Wine School

I go to a lot of wine tastings as press and generally they are sedate affairs. We swallow little wine, chat a little but mainly are there to absorb knowledge and chat with the wine maker. The experience I had ...

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Drinking the Wine Rack – What to Choose When You’re Shopping

It was not the most epic tasting I have ever been faced with but I must admit that it was larger than some. The numbers for the wine went from one to seventy seven and Jancis Robinson was already there ...

lindt wine pairing evening

Lindt and Vinopolis Chocolate and Wine Pairing Evenings

Ever wanted to learn more about wine and chocolate and pair it all up in an evening of indulgence? Well the lovely people at Lindt have teamed up with the amazing people at Vinopolis to create the ultimate evening of ...

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