The Wine Citizens

Wine CitizensLast month we attended the 20th Percée du Vin Jaune in the Jura. Amongst our group were The Wine Citizens, a young couple who have just embarked on a three year odyssey to travel the world to discover and learn all about wine.

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A Little more Jura wine in London

 Jura, Domaine Renardiere, Enotria Tasting, Saatchi Gallery, London

Eyes on the Jura wine, please!

A few weeks ago I caught up with Jean-Michel Petit, a biodynamic producer in Pupillin, Jura who was showing his Domaine de la Renardière wines at the Enotria Tasting in the Saatchi Gallery, London.

Les Terrasses Savagnin Arbois Pupillin Jura, Domaine Renardiere Last year Jean-Michel was in London at the first Jura Wine Tasting and was one of several producers whose wines were so enjoyed by importers that they added them to their portfolios.

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Movember, moustaches and cancer

Isatnbul barbers

Getting ready for Movember

This time last year we were in Istanbul, Turkey, and I was half way through the month of Movember.

Istanbul moustache

Movember aspiration

For three weeks I had been growing a moustache for Movember to raise awareness of men‘s health issues, such as prostate cancer and other male cancers. This is important to me as I regularly took (and still do) an annual PSA blood test which indicated, in 2005, that I was possibly suffering from prostate cancer.

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