Saturday, 8 April 2017

A Bad Influence




I blame Cro.  This morning we went to market and bought bread, salad and asked the wine man to fill our two empty two-litre milk bottles with red table wine. 

We tested the wine with our lunch.  It was very typical of this region, fruity with peppery undertones and highly quaffable.  In fact I had to have a second glass just to make sure.  At 1.40 euros a litre this is a fabulous lunchtime wine.  


Paul's happy because the wine is cheap

a very long and boozy lunch



20 comments:

  1. At last you have joined the 'en vrac' wine drinkers. The next stage is to serve it to visitors.

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    1. I should probably tip it into a decanter rather than straight out of a milk bottle. There again...

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  2. Yum yum! "A long and boozy lunch" sounds so wonderful! I wish I could join you! :)

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  3. A long boozy lunch - absolute bliss.
    We have lots of Bodegas in the region, selling anything from paint stripper to seriously enjoyable plonk. You just have to know where to go. At 1:40€ a litre it's cheaper than water, and I think most men would be happy that the wine is cheap !

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    1. That's the secret, knowing where to go.

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  4. Sounds absolutely wonderful way to spend a Saturday (or any day, come to that). I love to see the table set properly. Everything is coming together over there in France Sue.xx (and Paul).x

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    1. You should come and join us on the terrace. I'll set an extra place.

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  5. Just perfect, every thing.

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    1. It really was a perfect day Yael.

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  6. I picked up a few litres too, as well as some eggs. I'm a creature of Saturday habits.

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    1. It was quite busy yesterday, must be the Easter crowd.

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  7. Sue, I've just been re-reading my old pilgrimage blogs from last May. I see you left a comment, but I didnt reply. I'm only just getting into the hang of blog etiquette. Now i've got time on my hands after a hip replacement. I'll read about your French doings as I can't go anywhere this year!

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    1. I enjoyed reading your pilgrimmage blog Margaret, I recall you passed quite near to here. Hope you will be back on your feet soon and enjoying some more long walks.

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  8. Ive just had a food delivery from Woolworth's. That's my excitement for the day.

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  9. Your life has been changed forever! Wine, siesta, more wine. Happy sumnertime

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  10. I like to follow you all over the world Sue, but the best place I like to see you is right there, in your beautiful home in France; it "speaks" of you! It is a beautiful home!
    Greetings Maria x

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    1. Thank you Maria, that's a lovely comment.

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