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Wine Tasting, Vineyards, in France

Wine Tasting, Vineyards, in France
The plastic curtains around the bar Shimokotazawa, Tokyo This is yet a a couple metro stations outside the Yamanote district, but on the other side of Tokyo : here is a low-buildings neighborhood with lively narrow streets and few cars, the area is residential, thickly inhabited and with its own gentle character. I discovered the place years ago and even though I didn't visit it often, it's one of my favorite spots in this town. I had called Terumi who lives in the area so that we could go out for a drink and find another casual bar, we had taken a few addresses including a few ones provided by John W. who has a good experience with these, but we actually decided to try this one which was very close to the train station, it was cold and this would leave us with more time with Terumi.

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Wine Travel Great wine inevitably has a sense of place, and is a product of both the natural environment and human culture in which it is birthed. What better way is there to gain a deeper appreciation of a region's wine than to visit the vineyards that produced it? Fortunately, wine regions are often very accessible and open to tourists, and one of my favourite occupations is to combine a holiday with a visit to wine country. On the following pages you'll find my illustrated accounts of trips that I have enjoyed to various wine regions, together with tips on how to get the best from your own forays into wine country. Alsace (June 2012) One of France's most picture-perfect wine regions, specializing in aromatic white grape varieties.

Stocking a Home Bar « Putney Farm As we continue our exploration of cocktails, we are often asked “how do you get started at home and what should we buy”. We certainly have our opinions and we will share them, but there are no perfect answers (opinions, comments, disagreements and even outrage are welcome, feel free to share your thoughts!). But here is how we would get started: “Short and sweet” version of the home bar. Here is the “short and sweet” version: Get a bottle of dry gin, a bottle of light rum and a bottle of whiskey (we like rye, but bourbon or Canadian whiskey are good). Jamie Goode's Wine Blog Should wine critics allow personal stylistic preferences affect their judgments on wine? I recently had a discussion on twitter with a respected US wine critic from a major publication, who kept emphasizing that personal stylistic preferences had no place in his ratings. He was quite insistent. It’s a question I haven’t really considered before. I like the idea that a critic can be objective and assess wines for every palate.

Les dates de la foire aux vins 2012 par enseigne (Carrefour, Auchan, Leclerc, Monoprix, Franprix etc.) - Le blog de Sanchez sur le vin Mercredi 4 juillet 2012 3 04 /07 /Juil /2012 12:39 Comme chaque année, septembre marque le début de la chasse aux bonnes affaires dans le rayon vin des hypermarchés et supermarchés hexagonaux. La foire des vins, moment très attendu par tous les amateurs, va comme habitude se tenir entre septembre et octobre 2012. Pour faciliter vos recherches, vous trouverez ci-dessous les dates des foires aux vins par grande enseigne : Foire des vins 2012 de Monoprix : du 5 au 16 septembre.

Vin & Chère Technisol, Perfectionner votre technique d'entretiens du sol - Chambre d'agriculture de l'Herault La Communauté d'agglomération du Pays de l'Or et la Mairie de Vérargues s’engagent et agissent pour la préservation de la qualité de l'eau de leurs captages. Dans ce cadre, elles ont décidé de confier à la Chambre d'Agriculture de l'Hérault et aux Fédérations des CUMA du Languedoc-Roussillon et de l’Hérault l’organisation d’une journée de démonstration des techniques alternatives au désherbage chimique en arboriculture, grandes cultures et viticulture. Cette journée, baptisée « Technisol », aura lieu jeudi 17 octobre 2013 de 8h30 à 17h30 à Mauguio. Les parcelles de démonstration et les stands se situeront entre Mauguio et Mudaison derrière la SICA fruitière.

The Food Lab: How to Grill a Steak, a Complete Guide It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe experiments. NakedWines At Naked Wines we define fine wines as wines that need more than one year from vine to table. This is a subject of very heated and earnest debate among wine enthusiasts, and every one of them seems to have their own definition. So we just picked the one that made the most sense to us!

Le Blog de Hervé Bizeul Migration définitive du blog sur WORLDPRESS Bon, désolé pour le dérangement, Messieurs-Dames, mais comme vous l'avez remarqué, ce blog est attaqué, comme beaucoup d'autres, par des robos spammeur qui empêchent la bonne marche des commentaires. C'est avec beaucoup de regrets que je suis contraint d'abandonner DOTCLEAR pour WORLDPRESS. J'avais, en plus de huit ans, trouvé mes habitudes... D'autant que j'ai du (avec l'aide de Max, merci Max !) Wine Blog Vin Chinois : Chateau Auzias Le Château Reifeng-Auzias est né d’une coentreprise entre Dominique Auzias, éditeur de guides touristiques et propriétaire du Château Auzias, Michel Behar, financier et juriste international, et Wu Feng et son épouse Mei Ling qui dirigent un groupe pétrolier chinois mais sont surtout passionnés de vin. C’est sur une presqu’île, dans la province du Shandong que le domaine viticole a été implanté, à deux pas de la ville de Penglaï. Région dont est originaire Wu Feng. Le management local est assuré par la partie chinoise et le support technique par l’équipe du Château Auzias.

5 of the best luxury accommodation options for families By Craig Burkinshaw on Feb 20, 2013 in Accommodation, Adventure Travel, Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Family Travel, Hotels, Morocco, North America, Oceania, Philippines, Regions, Resorts, South Africa, Speciality Travel - Read 5068 times Just because you are travelling with your family, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a little luxury. From whole islands, that you can hire out all to yourself, to safari lodges which cater to even the youngest of guests, there are plenty of options available for you and your family. Here are 5 of the best luxury accommodation options for families:

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