Campo Viejo Rioja Reserva 2012 Review

Wine (like all food, and life) is meant to be fun! I’ve really enjoyed roping friends and family into drinking a bottle of wine with me and encouraging them to use funny words like mushroomy to describe the wine. Lets begin! The Campo Viejo Rioja Reserva 2012  is a beautiful garnett/ blood red and ‘smelt…

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Ponsonby – K Rd bakery crawl.

You heard right! Much like a pub crawl a bakery crawl involves visiting many bakeries within walking distance and stuffing yourself with pastries, deli sandwiches & donuts. What a jolly good idea. My sister is back from Northland (she’s studying to be a midwife and was on placement). Which means three things WOO HOOO –…

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Bernie’s Bar & Eatery

Atmosphere: 5/5 Coffee: 5/5 Food: 3/5 Price: 4/5 A review: A light drizzle fell as I walked up the slate steps towards the back entrance of Bernie’s Bar & Eatery. Stepping inside, Bernie’s was delightful and moody on a rainy Sunday. We were seated in the back half of the Eatery. Facing grand architectural windows…

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Which wine to drink first?

I have been blessed by the wine gods! But which wine to drink first? Three bottles of champagne, two pinot noirs, one bottle of riesling, one rosé & one rioja have all been gifted to me by various lovely people.  I’m so excited! My wine collection has begun. I didn’t even know I wanted a…

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Wellington

I love trips away. The change of pace, the brunches, the sites & the sounds. Walking hand in hand down colourful side streets. Squeezing my arm around J’s waist, or tip toeing to brush a kiss against his cheek. Being so in the moment it hurts. Refusing to look at my credit card balance, refusing…

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