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It’s Easy To Find a Present For Us

It’s Easy To Find a Present For Us

Curnonsky, the Prince of gastronomy, used to say that the easiest person to please was the gourmet, because “we love all good things”. Some years later, Winston Churchill said something similar in an anecdote worth every detail. Once when he was...

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The Secret of the Prince

The Secret of the Prince

It’s a bottle with a secret blend that has many benefits.  It originates in a Scottish tale; but it does exist, it is real, it surprises and satisfies you. Baptized as Drambuie (the drink that satisfies), it’s used to honor...

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Seduction in the Modern-Day Bar

Seduction in the Modern-Day Bar

Modern-day seduction Bars have moved on and left a lot of people misplaced, bewildered when buying. It’s the first conclusion one comes to after two days at the “experts and connoisseurs” symposium last month in Milan. It was a very...

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Dinner Table Stories

Dinner Table Stories

Tony  Soprano never arrived for the pousse-café Sometimes silence becomes present at drawn-out dinner conversations, now that the end of 2019 is dawning. After the ubiquitous comments regarding recent current events, people expect you, as a connoisseur, to talk about...

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Chronicles for Wine Lovers

Chronicles for Wine Lovers

Some thoughts on Figure, Wine, and Hope   Hopes sits at the table, talks about hope, cooks, longs for wine; it’s the essential food for the brain, the heart, and lifestyles. If you don’t think it’s that important, push it...

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Thanksgiving - Turkey with water is no celebration

Thanksgiving - Turkey with water is no celebration

Don’t look at the turkey; look at the people you’re with at the table. That truism on harmony was affirmed in 1985 by Hugh Johnson, the renowned British wine master who had an encyclopedic knowledge about alternatives. The most traditional...

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Charms of the Never-purchased Wine

Charms of the Never-purchased Wine

The secret of a great wine taster is not as most people imagine, his reputed olfactory memory; it’s his curiosity. Because it’s curiosity that keeps taste alive It urges you to compare, explore, and venture.  It awakens your own taste,...

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