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Sculpture at the Palais Royale in Paris, chrome silver spheres, balls

Wine more important than football (soccer)!

In France, people talk more frequently about wine than about football (the European soccer version of course). 72% of the French say they talk about wine with some regularity, but only 44% talk about of football. Furthermore, 87% of French claim that they bring wine as a gift when they are visiting friends and the […]

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Médoc Marathon & St Estèphe dinner

Every autumn sporting types can compete at the Marathon du Médoc, a challenging competition with a route through some of the most famous vineyards of the Medoc. Along the route there are tasting stations for those who need to fill up on liquid. The race is perhaps not entirely serious so one can win points […]

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Golfer Annika Sorenstam to launch wine brand

Annika Sorenstam is one of the world’s most celebrated golfers (and happens to be Swedish). Her next project is to make wine in partnership with Wente Vineyards in California. The wine will be launched as Annika syrah and will be available in may 2009. The price will be around $75. “As someone who thoroughly enjoys […]

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