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Friday Drinks – Handy Wine Glass Pens (Win!)

Happy Friday! Today we’re drinking a 2012 Tailspin Shiraz, with pretty handwritten labels for the glasses, using The Wine Glass Pen :) Yeah, my handwriting is crap, but I’m sure I’ll have these designs down by summer! How handy are these? Much clearer than wine charms – you write on it, wait 60 seconds for…

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Friday Drinks – McGuigan Black Label Shiraz and Crumbed Camembert

There was wine samples of the updated Black Label range at our local IGA last Friday, and we were readily sold on this 2014 Shiraz. Bought the 2 for $16 and then got this bonus bottle and a few accessories for the road :p This Crumbed Camembert from Aldi also goes down well on a…

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Birthday Tastings in Pokolbin

So, I had a birthday (like we all do), and it won’t surprise you that I spent it eating and drinking, tasting and sampling, laughing and enjoying. I’d bought a Groupon for a wine a stuff tasting experience with a bottle of wine and jar of olives to take home, and insisted on that being…

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Friday Drinks – It’s my Birthday and I’ll Drink GOOD wine if I want to

It was my birthday on Wednesday, the ripe old age of 33. Celebrated with a trip to the Pokolbin Vineyards and Tacos with the family. The Winery visits will be shared with you soon, but here’s my awesome birthday cake, with Makka Pakka, Hello Kitty and Random Orange Frog figurines /slash/ cake toppers added by…

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Smelly Cheese Shop, Pokolbin

We went on a spontaneous trip to the Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop in Pokolbin, partly to eat yummy cheeses, but also to give B’s car a good run on the expressway. Overwhelmed with options, we bought a takeaway platter with a creamy blue, a cheddar, brie, washed ring cheese, labneh and feta for $30.…

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