Tag Archives: wine

Getting drunk with the Internet guy


Having a house renovated can be quite stressful. I cannot tell you how many bottles of wine I’ve killed over the past year just to keep my sanity. The walls are presently being redone and the guy said ten days … Continue reading

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Verona. Wherefore art thou?


  Let’s face it, Romeo and Juliette is mostly about a cute rich chick on a balcony who fell in love with the dude from the wrong family and then a religious guy who meddled into their business and screwed … Continue reading

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Champagne or Bust!


I don’t think I need to tell you how bright my future looks, do I? I’ve been invited to a champagne demonstration next week. I really think things are starting to look up! For a while now I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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Wine Not?


Finally, after a three month break, my husband has gone back to work. But only for a month and then he will be home again. I figured great, this was my chance to lose a few kilos and cut out … Continue reading

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Innocenti or not?


Wow, one glass of Vittorio’s white grape juice and I was out like a light! His shop is called “Innocenti” which translates to “Innocent”, hmmm I wonder how he came up with that name for a wine shop? Was it … Continue reading

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Aix en Provence, France


Let me just start by saying that I’m pretty sure I drank enough champagne this past weekend to keep the French economy going for the next millennium šŸ™‚ Enroute from Genoa I was greeted by sweeping hills of mimosa in … Continue reading

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The art of eating maple syrup


Geppetto, oops, I mean, the Captain, has his wife on board from Italy. Yesterday I gave her a small bottle of Canadian maple syrup. I told her it was really good on pancakes, french toast, waffles, and even ice cream. … Continue reading

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