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Wine Wednesday (13th June 2018)


#1

I’m missing out on the BBQ do,this week, but I have a reasonable excuse in that I have no BBQ because I’m in Nice, enjoying an early Summer break.


We’ve had plenty of Rose wines, all CdProvence, naturellement. They have accompanied, pre-dinner nibbles, Pizza, Soupe de Poisson, even Tartare de Boeuf… what are you slurping tonight?
Our wine this evening is, yes, you guessed it, a Rose, this time from St Tropez.


#2

That’s a heavenly view!


#3

Across the Promenade des Etats Uni to the Baie des Anges. Fab walking straight out the back door and into the Cours Saleya.


#4

Planning to open the Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh I mentioned in this topic…


#5

Isn’t it weird- I grew up in Israel, near the Med with views not unlike these. Gorgeous! Yet I hated these throughout my adolescence and young adulthood, preferring cold, snowy, northern European landscapes- the colder the better… And oh! how I hated palm trees!
Now, that my mid-life is here, and my bones are a little less assured of themselves- I feel I crave these sort of lanscapes again… hot, sunny, with predictable warm weather and plenty of palm trees!..
Life is strange!


#6

“Like ‘em all”, I say - deserts, snow, bush, jungle, beach, flat, hilly, mountainous, hot, cold, humid and dry… bring them on. Variety, like in wine, is the spice of life.


#7

Oh, no. I’ll stop at ‘flat’.
I’m hard to please on the landscape front :wink:


#8

Oh… I love palm tress. It eans I am somewhere warm.

I hate the cold. It only starts to get warm at 28C as far as I am concerned.


#9

To answer Wine Wednesday 13 June question

tonight we trying a wine to see it it’s suitable for an upcoming tasting I’m presentingso to accompany a vegatable curry I am just about to start making we are having


#10

We’re in Fiskardo, northern Kefalonia, where the island wines are either cheap or expensive, for example Gentilini Notes 2017 60% agiorgitiko, 40% mavrodaphne, €14. Nice wine but overpriced and not much better then the co-op red at a third of the price. Good view from the apartment though.


#11

Wow, that’s beautiful @Richard, have a great time even with the overpriced wine :wink:.


#12

When I was there we found the slightly better than basic Robola was pretty good. The expensive stuff wasn’t much better as you say