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Holiday Wines 2018, Part 3!

December 27, 2018 Uncategorized  No comments

Holiday Wines 2018, Part 3 - the great wines just never end.

Having been a food and wine fan for many years, I’m sure that many of you, like I, was (and still am) a big follower of Parts Unknown featuring Anthony Bourdain – travelling the globe, investigating cultures, meeting people, being a lovable curmudgeon, and using the periscope of food and drink to view whatever country he was exploring on any given episode. I recall an episode in Manilla, where he was astounded that the Christmas/Holiday season starts being celebrated in September – here’s a quickie view of that episode.

According to, Christmas starts being celebrated 100 days before – at least:

“In the Philippines, the Christmas season kicks off on September 1st or the start of the so-called ‘BER months’ –

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