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The Cold Wine of the Vikings

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Have you tried Swed... Norwegian wine? How is such a thing possible? The Norwegians have only ever produced beer! Well, that’s not true. Norway also produces wines “with aromas of fruits of the forest”... https://avis-vin.lefigaro.fr/wine-box-par-my-vitibox/o148394-vins-norvegiens-ca-donne-quoi

The World’s Best Bordeaux

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The American periodical “Wine Searcher” lists the 10 best Bordeaux of the year. The editor does acknowledge that it may be reductive, when the world of wine is rich in diversity, to focus only...

Cameron Diaz: A Chilled Career Change

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The star of the big screen withdrew from the glitz and glamour of high society a few years ago: “ my time is my own I don’t need to tell anyone anything... I’m...

One “Last Glass” Before Going Under the Knife?

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If you have to have an operation, is your anaesthetist really justified in recommending strictly no alcohol or drugs for at least 48 hours beforehand? We offer a health article to explain why it...

Is It Immoral to Pay More than €70 for a bottle of wine?

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One of life’s big questions, the answer to which surely deserves three long pages, but will be summed up in this brief sentence: “It is perfectly normal to pay the price for things when...

Century-Old Whisky Found Under House

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Following the indications of a vague rumour doing the rounds about a former inhabitant, the new owners of a New York abode have managed to get their hands on a true treasure of urban...

Fighting Alzheimer’s… with Camembert and Red Wine

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We might add that a beret on your head and a baguette under your arm will lay dementia low once and for all; however, it seems some part of this symbolic “Frenchiness”, in dietary...

Covid, Sea Travel, Wine, and New Chaos Worldwide

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Thrown into total chaos by the pandemic, sea transport – a major player in the world economy – is experiencing inflation that will not be favourable to those “without broad enough shoulders”. Indeed, this...

An “Anti-Covid” Syrup Revealed to a Sri-Lankan Carpenter

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A miraculous syrup is alleged to cure and provide immunity against Covid. “Miraculous” as the formula was supposedly revealed to Dhammika Bandara, a carpenter from Sri Lanka, by divine intervention. As a result, hoping...

The South-African Tea of a Thousand Virtues

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Rooibos, reddish “miracle” tea, with its “slight taste of strawberries”, is gradually moving away from its ancestral origins. The thousand virtues of this tea and the industrialization it has undergone have brought it to...

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