The Golfers Palate - Send us your picture in your most fashionable golf attire There’s much more to golf than improving your swing and perfecting putting. Yes, there’s always that primal instinct of sport – the challenge and exhilaration of competition, whether you’re watching or playing. Then there are those who simply enjoy a hit, inhaling the fresh air, soaking up the scenery, exercising the body and brain - socialising, eating... drinking. In absoluteness, ... read more >
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO), as they officially known It irritates me greatly when News Channels and Newspapers seize upon ground-breaking studies that will purportedly change our lives, possibly ‘lengthen’ or maybe even save or our lives? ... read more >
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What a week! There are times when occupational hazard takes one to the absolute extremes of gastronomic limits. Nothwithstanding my considerable capacity – in all respects of consumption and girth – last week was testing the boundaries. ... read more >
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San Sebestian - Spain I was recently inspired by a brilliant article at the hand of Paul Richardson, in the Financial Times, “Pork on the wild side - A gastronomic tour devoted to ibérico ham includes watching a traditional pig-slaughtering fiesta” http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/4f171866-4359-11e1-8489-00144feab49a.html ... read more >
Lenswood Vineyard - Painted by Geoff Weaver There is a Tsunami of Sauvignon Blanc in the Australian marketplace, and an awful lot of what is available gives the grape a bad name. Thin, weedy wines, where vague fruit and harsh acid bifurcate on entry, leaving the fruit wandering about aimlessly, while the acid separately hits the middle of the chest like a liquid heart attack. ... read more >
The tasting room at Domaine de la Mordoree Final part of the Rhône series My journey in the Southern Rhône comes to an end at Tavel and Lirac – two towns which are a mere six minutes from each other. There is always more to expound about the riches of the Rhône, such as the areas of Luberon, the Ventoux and the Vaucluse. Domaine Faverot, Domaine de la ... read more >
It would appear that the Kimchi Project Banggwi is far more potent than North Korean space technologists realized with the stage one Jangdokdae blowing the whole rocket to pieces. Rumours (and odours) coming from the North Korea underground nuclear test site suggest that the Banggwi technology is being adapted to uranium enrichment to develop the Mother of all Weapons of ... read more >
Neudorf vineyard One of my favourite New Zealand vignerons, Tim and Judy Finn, from Neudorf Vineyards in Moutere, Nelson, are in Singapore to host a wine dinner being held at the Hilton on Orchard Road. ... read more >
Mount Edward Morrison Pinot Noir 3 Individual Vineyard Cuvees from the 2009 Vintage: Morrison Vineyard – Lowburn Muirkirk Pinot Noir – Bannockburn Stevens Vineyard – Gibbston ... read more >
"Little Joseon, little Joseon, let me come in." "No, no, not by the hair on my ICBM." "Then I'll huff, and I'll puff, and I'll blow your Imperialistic House in." ... read more >
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