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Belize Vacation in a Beachfront House Rental in Placencia

I just returned from three awesome weeks in the Central American country of Belize. Most people have heard of Belize, with all the exposure it’s been getting recently as a vacation or Expat destination. Average temperatures staying in the 80’s … Continue reading

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I’ll take the “Extra Virgin”! Every Time!

As we drove up the coast of Oregon towards Cannon Beach last weekend, I pondered the joys that could lay ahead. My wife Marsha was taking me to Cannon Beach for my birthday present, for four days. I had no … Continue reading

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A Visit to the “Red Planet” for a Winery Music Event

If you follow my blogs you know that I am a huge proponent of supporting your local wineries, not only for their wines but also for the events they sponsor and have at their wineries. I travel throughout the Pacific … Continue reading

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Don’t “Hold the Mayo” in Sonoma

I am always looking for my next “Great Winery Find”, and wasn’t disappointed yesterday while on a quick stay in Sonoma California wine country, Sonoma. I had hoped for a visit to the private “Wine & Food Pairing” at St. … Continue reading

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“Stuff” Happens, the sad demise of a Virginia Winery

I sauntered into my wine cellar to see what special Cabernet Sauvignon I could come up with to enjoy with the home made pasta, sauce and hot Italian sausage. A smile came to my face when I spotted a bottle … Continue reading

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ZAP, Zinfandel Festival San Francisco 22nd Annual Day Three

This morning was the final day of my three day adventure in the world of Zinfandel. I have to say that I have just taken advanced studies in this red grape, and have a whole new appreciation for Zinfandel and … Continue reading

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For Desert ? Christmas Cookies and Peppermint Ice Creme of course !

The day after Christmas and all through the house, wrapping paper, ribbons, empty wine bottles, wine glasses and a couple really tired looking Rottweilers ! But what a success it was too, with even the Rotties getting presents, new fancy … Continue reading

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Oh Savanna ! A star in the world of wine

As I was seated by the host at the Wildwood Restaurant in downtown Portland, the aromas drifting from their kitchen tantalized my senses and created visions of what could soon be. As I wasn’t really there for the food so … Continue reading

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“Real Men” drink wine during Thanksgiving football !@

Thanksgiving Day or “Turkey Day” is a holiday that is looked forward to for family gatherings, parades and football games, maybe not in that particular order. If you haven’t yet completed your shopping for meals and accessories, there’s a good … Continue reading

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