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Drinks

I have been running the latest statistics and as far as I can see: 🍸 In 2022 I went without a drink 313 days 🍸 Today marks the 200th day in succession without a drink 2022

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🍇 Fête du Vin

Even if I do not drink at the moment (it will be 4 months tomorrow since I stopped) I shall go to the Place Carnot later on today. I know most of the gang depicted on this morning’s local paper.

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BYRRH

We took the opportunity of being in the area to visit the Byrrh Caves in Thuir. Byrrh is an aromatised wine apéritif made of red wine, mistelle and quinine. Created in 1866 and a trademark since 1873, it was popular as a … Continue reading

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Une poire pour ma pomme

I might have overdone it a bit yesterday but it is ever so delicious. I was not the only one who enjoyed the ritual after lunch “café ☕️ & poire 🍐 ” In fact I can honestly say I almost … Continue reading

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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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