Category Archives: Drinks

Mirabelle

In one of the corners of our garden in Germany we had a Mirabelle Plum tree which produced many fruits every year. So much that neighbours were given free access and could pick up as much as they desired. And … Continue reading

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Naturellement

© Article from L’Indépendant newspaper from 22/10/2021 The Halles celebrated wine last Thursday. This evening event, organised by the Halles Prosper-Montagné traders’ association and its president Marianne Billard, worked perfectly. To be reproduced absolutely. Ten wine growers from the region … Continue reading

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Rum and Rhum

On top of a couple of whiskies, I tasted a couple of Rhums from the islands. Both were excellent although I had a small preference for the French one.

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Talking about wine

I had a pleasant lunch at the Verre d’Un earlier today But more importantly I came across this excellent wine “La Nine” The domain is really not far in the Minervois and I think it is worth while a visit … Continue reading

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Still no imbibing

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Still dry

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Still dry

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Almost there

Today marks my 50th day without having a drink of any sort. Quite proud of myself, I hope the results are worth it.

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Saturday aperitif

After the weekly market expedition on Saturday morning We decided to change the venue for our weekly aperitif. Less crowded and much safer than the usual spot as far a social distancing is concerned. Probably would not have gone there … Continue reading

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No booze

And I am still putting on weight. Not fair.

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