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Just sharing another chapter of my life in Bunbury…

Domaine de L’A 2009

One of the bottles from Vintage Cellars Bordeaux 2009 Indent Offer, picking up at Oct 2012. Thus it has been cellared for about three years now. I open it up at the last day of financial year of 2015…

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Apple Watch Open Box

Apple Watch Open Box (12)My Apple Watch was ordered on the first day online launch on April 10. The order was submitted about 15 mins after the online sales was on. The estimated arrival was 4-6 weeks and May 13 was the fastest day listed to be delivered…Continue Reading →

Fervor Pop Up Dinner at Windows Estate

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Margaret River is not just a lucky land where plenty of fresh produce, food and wines. Not to mention the beaches for surfing and any other water sports. Some unique moments could be created by human’s thought and extra efforts. Like the travelling kitchen by Fervor, we tried their pop up dinner held at Windows Estate at Margaret River in 2015 Valentine’s Day !

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2014 Review

2014 was a special and wonderful year. We have been accomplished a lot with wine inside and out. The key experience was the US trip to the West Coast. The touring of the wine regions in Napa, Sonoma, Santa Barbara and Temecula in California; Jerome in Arizona (we just can’t imagine growing grape in such a hot climate !!!); Columbia Gorge in Oregon; Walla Walla and Yakima Valley in Washington; and a quick visit to Langley in Vancouver Canada BC. The four weeks Anniversary trip was complimented with the vineyard, food and wines – how amazing ! They are also different exposure and “culture” to diversify our wine experience.

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Moss Wood Special Opening

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Moss Wood opens for new release tastings over the Gourmet Escape Weekend! What an exciting and special event for Moss Wood.

It was happened two weeks ago. Although we didn’t plan to join the Margaret River Gourmet Escape this year, we decided to have a day trip to Moss Wood just for this tasting !Continue Reading →

Laithwaite’s Winepeople First Order Experience

About two weeks ago, I received a leaflet from the Gourmet Traveller magazine for Laithwaite’s Winepeople wine promotion. From my impression this is not my first time to see this, probably the reason I neglected the previous leaflet was that they highlighted an ordering hotline, which I normally not prefer to order wines by phone…

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Taittinger 2014 World Cup Champagne

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Just received a promotion email from McWilliam’s Wine and learnt that Taittinger is the Official Champagne of the 2014 FIFA World Cup !

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Blue Swimmer Crabs – Shark Bay vs Mandurah w/ Loomwine Long Yarn Eden Valley Riesling 2012

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First time to get two different cooked Swimmer Crabs (different locations in WA) in a seafood shop…
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2013 Review

Time files… not sure if it’s a lazy or busy year 2013 !

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Lamont’s Wine Dinner – Australian Seafood and Shiraz

Been to Lamont’s for a few occasions at their Smith Beach and Cottesloe’s restaurant. However, this is the first visit to Lamont’s Bishops House at Perth and joining the wine dinner – Australian Seafood and Shiraz at 8th July 2013…Lamont Bishops House (1)

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