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Jerk Ham and Rum
While everyone else is going vegan and teetotal for January, we glazed a huge ham and drank rum. Boiling for a couple of hours with onion, celery, carrot, bay, and peppercorns. All of these delicious things will be going into our rub. Much pounding and grin...

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Monday Night Cab Franc
Of course Monday is Cabernet Franc Night. Didn't you know? I've sung the praises of Petit Verdot in previous posts, so it's about time I stopped neglecting the other  blending grape of Bordeaux. Outside of trendy New World efforts, the grape's home is undou...

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Who's Afraid of Marlborough Sauvignon
The price of success weighs heavily on Marlborough's shoulders. It may be the most recognisable glass of wine in the world. A tropical slap to the face in a pile of grass cuttings. Arresting acidity and New World intensity by the tonne. Is the backlash agai...
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