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The Wine International Group Sydney – Meeting #45

“Dove regna il vino non regna il silenzio” ~~~~~O~~~~~ If you have ever been to an Italian dinner party, you will be familiar with this Italian proverb. Whether it is the celebration of a wedding, All Saints’ Day or Christmas, meals … Continue reading

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The Wine International Group Sydney – Meeting #44

“Drink wine. This is life eternal. This is all that youth will give you. It is the season for wine, roses and drunken friends. Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.”  – Omar Khayyám ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ “Spanish??!! Oh … Continue reading

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The Wine International Group Sydney – Meeting #43

 “Appreciation of fine wine is like an appreciation for the beauty of women. If I proclaim a woman to be beautiful, who are you to tell me she is not?” ~ Chopinand, co-author, ChopinandMysaucepan ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ “Would you like to become a member of … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Central Coast, New South Wales

 It’s a glorious day in the Central Coast. But what makes this weekend special is the company of good friends. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ Do you need an excuse for a nice weekend away from your usual routine? I don’t need one but … Continue reading

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Destination South Australia

 “We want to give you a real sense of the place where every single ingredient is sourced and inspired from the Barossa”  ~ Lachlan Colwill, Executive Chef ~ Hentley Farm Wines ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~

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Wine Tasting in Mornington Peninsula, Victoria

 “Age is just a number. It’s totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.” ~ Joan Collins, US actress and author ~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Lee Ho Fook, Collingwood Supernormal, Melbourne Pei Modern, Melbourne Albert street … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Yarra Valley, Victoria

“This pinot noir rose tastes a bit like my sense of humour. It is dry but sharp with a clean finish.” ~ Chopinand, co-author of ChopinandMysaucepan ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~

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An afternoon sojourn … at the Blue Mountains

“Wine to me is passion. It’s family and friends. It’s warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It’s culture. It’s the essence of civilization and the art of living” ~ Robert Mondavi (1913 – 2008), Napa valley … Continue reading

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The Wine International Group Sydney (TWIGS) Annual Dinner 2012

“The best way to enjoy a great wine is to pair it with three important things – great food, great music and great company” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ What do you get when you put a group of wine lovers together who enjoy … Continue reading

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Celebrating friendship with good food and wine

It’s Saturday evening and the invitation is 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start. We have been invited to a wine tasting party hosted by our friends KC and Molly at their home. Among those invited are KC’s friends from medical school … Continue reading

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