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    Mmm... That should pack a nice wallop!

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    Well today I have a stinkin' Bombay Sapphire Gin hangover, really need to get away from the keyboard and take the dog out to try some fresh air, never again, well till the snooker tonight.
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    A rear insight into the Government's 'Hospitality' wine collection.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-13387171
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    Yum i'd like some of that Cognac in mi tummy

    2.5 hours coundown to Red Wine drinkipoo's

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rare Bird View Post
    Yum i'd like some of that Cognac in mi tummy

    2.5 hours coundown to Red Wine drinkipoo's
    What's so special about 23:00? Is that when you eat dinner?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry View Post
    What's so special about 23:00? Is that when you eat dinner?
    21.00 is when i land in the pub on a Friday

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rare Bird View Post
    21.00 is when i land in the pub on a Friday
    Ah - that make sense. (I can't do simple addition! )
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    For those who are getting tired of me recommending wines (clarets in particular) that cost £10 or more a bottle, here is something for lovers of Spanish rioja.

    Viña Gala – Rioja Tinto



    100% Tempranillo, 13% ABV

    Available from your local Co-op for £5.49 a bottle. And a damned fine rioja it is too!
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    Wow - that's cheap for a decent Rioja - one of my favourite varieties. I went to the co-op today but came out with a Côtes du Rhône for tomorrow's roast beef with the family.
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    Default Attention Rioja lovers

    For those of you who are partial to Spanish Rioja, do try to check this one out:

    2010 Selección de la Familia Carlos, La Mancha, Castilla VdT



    This is an absolute stonker of a rioja! Medium bodied, 100% Tempranillo grape. 13% ABV

    "Jucy summer berries with a touch of vanilla"

    And the best news - only £6.99 a bottle from Laithwaite's Wine.
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