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Wine and food pairing and more
September 02, 2008

September issue of Vinodiversity News

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Muliple O's: Spring is here and we are in the season of renewal and optimism, well at least in the Southern Hemisphere we are. But winter weather lingers on. We still have a chance to enjoy those comfort foods, such as Osso Bucco, Oxtail, or Onion soup, just to mention the O's. You can find some recipes for these, and a few more delights at my revamped Albarino to Zinfandel website. All matched to appropriate Vinodiverse wines of course. If you haven't seen Albarino to Zinfandel yet you should do yourself a favour, it matches good recipes for good food with less common varietal wines, so check it out.

Have you got your copy of James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2009? If yes, you need another one to give as a gift. If not, get one from our online bookstore partner before Thursday you an get it postage free, and at a discount as well. Get there via check it out - you may find a bargain. Have a browse around - they have a great stock of books for sale, many at bargain prices.

I have some wine charts in stock, with more on the way, so you might like to place an order.

Have you downloaded your "10 dishes with Sangiovese book" yet? I have reloaded it with a few typos corrected and featuring new sponsors Boggy Creek Wines and W Wines of Mudgee. As a privileged subscriber to Vinodiversity news you can do so from

Melbournians, see you at Fed square on Wednesday and Thursday 3 and 4 September for the Regional Showcase. This month the featured region is Heathcote, lots of lovely shiraz and plenty of other diverse varieties as well, think tempranillo, viognier, marsanne, roussanne and nebbiolo.

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