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How to choose a red wine

    In June last year, Maggie and I spent three days grazing our way around the Barossa Valley in South Australia. Along the way, I reconnected with Rockford, my long-ago favourite winery in this iconic region. Later in the year, … Continue reading

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Barossa Valley visit: the wines

Virtually all of the alcohol that Maggie and I imbibe comes from wine; the occasional exceptions are our homemade limoncello and, for Maggie, a gin & tonic in summer. We like wine, both as a companion to food and, depending on … Continue reading

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Barossa Valley visit: heart of the region

Although the morning wind was chilly, the forecast for our last full day in the Barossa Valley promised the mildest weather of our visit. On the first two days, we had explored all the outer districts of the region; on … Continue reading

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