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Helen Dawson
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Oh so funny...Gotta make you smile a little!

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What about u?  Wouldn't hurt to give it a try!

Think I could do with type of course! Need to learn how to taste more
Initiation Wine Tasting Course at Hacienda Señorío de Nevada
"Understanding wine is Science, drinking it is Health and knowing how to talk about it is Art". These words by Alejandro Rodriguez make a good opening gambit to this wine tasting course for beginners to take place at the Winery Señorío de Nevada on 18th. October.

Described by the bodegas the aim of the wine tasting course is to:-
"Discover the secrets of wine, from its elaboration and ageing process to the knowledge, to the acknowledgement, through our senses, of its multiple bouquets, textures and flavours. A complete range of wines from our Cellar are tasted and discussed.

It is well known that Andalusia lost its red wine tradition. It was believed, according to an ancient and popular legend, that the high temperature conditions during the Andalusian summers, were not suitable for this wine variety to reach good quality levels. However, they forgot that Andalusia is a region with a rich and varied geography. In the province of Granada the snow-capped Sierra Nevada mountains together with the Mediterranean Sea create a unique micro-climate that we can find in the valleys of South-Western Spain.

Our 21-hectare wine cellar extends to the limits of the natural and historical region of La Alpujarra, which lies approximately 650 meters above the sea level. This high-mountain slaty soil presents a large quantity of minerals and enjoys this marvellous micro-climate, due to the combination of Sierra Nevada's climatic factors, the sea and the three rivers that shape this land's layout. Due to this particular orography, during the grape maturity season temperatures fluctuate between 35 °C during the day and 12 ºC or 14 °C at night. That's why the grape harvest takes place in October, after a long and rain-free maturing period, blessed with a radiant sun....."

Read the rest of the interesting history of this Lecrín Valley winery here:-

The winery is only 15 minutes from Restábal.

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#winetasting #wineries #señoriodenevada #lecrinvalleyfoodandwine #granada #andalucia #spain
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Very important knowledge to acquire +Helen Dawson ! Thanks for the share.
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Who wants a Break in Noosa on the Beach?

If you are looking to get away, check out this deal!
Last Minute Special Noosa 26/10 -  31/10

Take the ‘office' on holiday to beautiful Balinese Beach House @ just $400 nightly! The house phone has a FREE call service within Australia and to Australian mobiles and BigPond  FREE WiFi service so you can stay in touch. And a great FOXTEL satellite package for those after office hours!

Tempting thought? You would be surprised how many ‘offices’ enjoy holiday mode at the Balinese!  Great spring weather with maximums ranging from 25 to 33 for the 5 day break. To book your stay and for more information

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Gotta Love the Aussie Tennis Open! 
Here's another of my fave Australian Open pics.

A very happy Ana Ivanovic signing autographs after defeating Serena Williams in Round 4 of this year's Aus Open. I had a fab courtside seat so was really close for this pic.

#AO2014Memories   #AO2015CountDown  
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+Helen Dawson Goodmorning Helen, Thanks so much for your reply, they were great times, hasn't technology come a long way since then??
I like your way of thinking, so I'll say it was only yesterday from now on! God it doesn't feel like it really was that long ago!!

Monday morning now!! Wishing you a really wonderful week! : ) 
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WOW Mega alright!

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Realmente sorprendente!!! Bye
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Phillip Island

Great place to visit.
Walk with me to The Nobbies

Open in FULL screen to see this part of beautiful Phillip Island, Victoria - Australia

I hope you all had a great weekend.  Wishing you all a fantastic new week.

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Thanks for the invite +Laugh Mooore always do with a laugh!
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You welcome +Helen Dawson
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Good time to visit Tassie!
Tourism Australia Wines & Dines Restaurant Australia in Tasmania

Australia and Tasmania in particular are raising their glasses to the prodigy of talent that until more recently have been relatively lesser known in the euro centric world of food and wine. It turns out we are world class! Over 80 International Food and Wine experts cant be wrong! And they're coming to MONA on the November 13th-15th weekend to prove it. Join us?

#restaurantAustralia   #Tasmania   #Foodjournalism   #Foodtravel  
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Thanks for sharing +Helen Dawson 
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Love it hehe had to share!
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Those Maggies will get you every time!
The joys of spring time in Australia.
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Photo find.... Don’t worry kid, I’ll find your pants’……very cute :) #toddlerlife   #cute  
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Awwww so cute
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Just beautiful!
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