Sauternes, life is sweet! April 18th 2011 If you are not into wine, you will find this entry of very limited interest...if you love wine, stop for an amazing experience we had the chance to live few days ago.
Sauternes is less than 2% of the total Bordeaux production, with a maximum yield of 3333 bottles per hectare (I simplify the terms to make it easy here). As they have a maximum of 2200 hectares, make the maths, each year, the max ... read more
Europe » France » Aquitaine » Sauternes Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
This blog is just short of 10 years old. We have now move to South Africa.
Why South Africa? Simple, great wine, great food, great golf and even more amazing diving! I will for once continue to blog from time to time about home. After all, this is just my fourth continent after having grow up in Europe, lived in Asia for twenty years, and even spent a full year living the life of Buenos Aires.
Come to visit....there is so much to do here! ... full info