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- 12 Apr 2017

The Joy of Rosé

Rosé wine is either loved or hated…..Mateus anyone?! Its emergence, in recent years, finally into the wine drinkers’ conscience of a wine that can be taken seriously, has made me hop with joy. Gone are the days of sickly sweet White Zinfandels in chain bars drunk only by teenage girls, as we welcome wines from across the globe and of all colours and tastes.

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- 07 Feb 2017

OGGS Wine Expert Goes Down-Under

Christmas Day 2016. I flew to Australia for the first time. My friend and I were hiring a camper-van and driving from Brisbane-Adelaide-Melbourne along the coast. The purpose of the trip…why not? We did have a few criteria for our trip; stop off in Byron Bay, New Year’s Eve in Sydney, ending each day with a beer on a beach, and of course wine tasting!

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- 13 Jun 2016

A Lesson in Fine Dining

- 27 May 2016

Cheers to our new beverage list!

Every year, after the madness of the Christmas season has faded and in preparation for the budget release in March, I start to review our Beverage List. I take into consideration sales figures for the past year and what potential price changes might occur.

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