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Garden Pie and Three White Wines

Just a pie crust over vegetables in a creamy sauce, the vegetables are mostly fresh from our garden – French beans, carrots, courgettes, but also peas and broad beans. We started with Bossa Branco 2008 from the Bairrada region which … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops, Spring Vegetables and Merlots

Spring lamb and  spring vegetables – clean and simple tastes without enhancement or cloaking sauces. This seems to cry out for a equally uncomplicated wine, though one powerful enough to cope with lamb. Well, lamb goes with clarets and many … Continue reading

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Spring Roast Chicken and White Burgundy

The chicken was stuffed with nothing more than some butter and a generous handful of fresh tarragon from the garden. New potatoes, broad beans, peas, leeks and tiny carrots are the accompaniment. The wine was Les Sétilles 2008 from Meursault … Continue reading

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