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Chateau Phelan Segur, AC Saint Estephe 2006

Assemblage – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc

Chateau Phelan Segur, AC Saint Estephe 2006

Bordeaux, France

This gorgeous chateau is located in the northern Medoc in the respected commune of Saint Estephe. 157 more words

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Tasting at Everest Base Camp

So it was time to taste. Predictably, we were going to film this. The only issue was that we don’t have a cameraman. I’m in charge. 1,613 more words

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Kangarilla Road, 2010

Shiraz
Kangarilla Road, 2010
McLaren Vale, South Australia

McLaren Vale is perhaps the most beautiful of all the wine regions as it hugs the coastline, with its kilometers of sandy beaches, just outside the city of Adelaide. 122 more words

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Base Camp

DAY 9 – Lobuche to Everest Base Camp- 18,000 feet

BASE CAMP

Tonight I am going to be in one of those tiny little North Face tents, pitched on a glacier at Base Camp, surrounded by people who have just summited Everest. 740 more words

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Babich Family Estate, 2012

Sauvignon Blanc
Babich Family Estate, 2012
Marlborough, New Zealand

Established in 1916 by Josip Babich, this winery has remained in family hands. It now ranks in the Top 50 World’s Most Admired Wine Brands, according to Drinks International. 114 more words

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Almost there...

Day 8 – Dingboche to Lobuche – 17,000 feet

Low and behold, I woke up feeling much better. Energy still low, but no longer sick. I don’t know what to say about the monk’s visit. 294 more words

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Selbach-Oster, Zeltinger Sonnenuhr, Spatlese, 2011

Riesling
Selbach-Oster, Zeltinger Sonnenuhr, Spatlese, 2011
Mosel Valley, Germany

Since 1660 the Selbach family has been producing some of the very finest Rieslings in the Mosel Valley. 129 more words

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