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Wine Tasting at Restaurant Markus, Penang

Once a month on a Monday night Choong and Markus of Restaurant Markus conduct a wine tasting using some of the wines from the vast and diverse cellar of Choong. This is the first one I have been able to get to, and after this great night I am rather looking forward to future events. […]

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Ysios 2006 Rioja DOC, Spain, 14%

It pays to have neighbours like these! Our dear friends and neighbours, John and Jeanette, brought this back from their recent visit to the magnificent Ysios Winery (google it) in Spain just for me to try. Battling pirates, highway robbers, conmen and barmaids, they lost nearly everything but never let go of this bottle. After such […]

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Evohe` Garnacha Vinas Viejas 2006 Review

Evohe` Garnacha Vinas Viejas 2006 Review

This Spanish beauty comes from the appellation of Vino de la Tierra and the sub-region of Bajo Aragon. The winery is Bodega Laceranas. The Spanish Garnarcha is the similar grape to the Aussie Grenache. This was tasted at a new pizza and tapas restaurant in Noosa called ‘Is’. It IS a fine addition to the […]

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