Tag Archives: South Africa

The Saturday of Mother’s Day Weekend

Mother’s Day Weekend had the families going in twenty different directions it seemed.  My Bride tried to make the most of the situations and celebrated Mother’s Day on the Saturday that was the day for the monthly cousins’ luncheon.  It … Continue reading

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Two from Ms. Yoga

It has been awhile since we have heard from Ms. Yoga about her adventures with wine.  She has been busy doing that cursed endeavor known as work.  She lives out of a suitcase quite a bit these days, so it … Continue reading

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Getting There…

Getting there is half the fun, as they say, unless you can remember back in the good old days of airline travel when it was glamorous and going to Las Vegas used to be fun.  Nowadays airline travel is more … Continue reading

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A Nice Dinner

We had a dinner with our son and his wife not too long ago at a restaurant that we have been to before, because of logistics, between the two homes. We met at the Lakes Bar & Grille in Commerce, … Continue reading

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A Couple of Red Wines for Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, when you get two Wine Bloggers together, I guess you are going to have some wines during dinner. As I stated in my last post Oliver and Nina joined my Bride and me at our home for … Continue reading

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The July Birthdays

As I have written before we get together once a month to celebrate all the birthdays in the families at one time. It is more economical and convenient to just have one big party each month and it has become … Continue reading

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My Third Pinotage Wine

Pinotage is the national varietal of South Africa, and it is not that prevalent here in the states, at least I have not seen it that often. It is a cross between two varietals Pinot Noir and Cinsault (Hermitage in … Continue reading

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A Few More Wines

Since I think I covered most of the tables that really held my interest at the Culinary Extravaganza 2013 this will be my last post of that event until next year, if I am fortunate to go again.  My Bride … Continue reading

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Everyone Gets Into the Act

Jimmy Durante used to say “Everybody gets into the act” when he was on a roll with comedy during one of appearances.  I thought of this, while I was writing about the Culinary Extravaganza 2013, as most of the restaurants … Continue reading

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A Couple of Other Wines

When we have dinner parties I always like to put out some wines to start the evening off with, to lead into the main wine or wines later on with our meal.  I believe the wines with the meal are … Continue reading

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