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by riaz syed
October 26th, 2018, 11:00 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Trip to Spain.....Need help!
Replies: 48
Views: 3278

Re: Trip to Spain.....Need help!

Looks like Mallorca is off your itinary, however it would get my vote, especially the north, places like Soller are less known and should have either hotel availability or better still a short term rental. Good places to eat around the town square plus will be able to stock up on local wines. On the...
by riaz syed
October 26th, 2018, 10:53 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: 12-14 nights in Spain sometime between March 15th & May 15th
Replies: 46
Views: 2387

Re: 12-14 nights in Spain sometime between March 15th & May 15th

Agree with above regarding driving. To and from my village, there are buses from both Granada and Almeria. We also have a couple of taxi drivers that make a daily route for a reasonable charge. As far as costal villages, I am most versed with Almeria and Aguadulce but there are soooo many! I would ...
by riaz syed
October 26th, 2018, 7:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Moving to London, trying to understand ‘In Bond’
Replies: 11
Views: 1078

Re: Moving to London, trying to understand ‘In Bond’

JW is correct, Berry should be able to answer. This might help though; the UK has duty and vat (taxes) on a bottle of wine. You can buy & store in a bonded warehouse and the tax is held over until you remove. Slightly more complex is the matter of buying, say EU wines, storing in the UK and then shi...
by riaz syed
October 26th, 2018, 5:48 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: How do you control your alcohol intake?
Replies: 80
Views: 10051

Re: How do you control your alcohol intake?

By driving. No, seriously. Instead of drinking junk whilst out, now drive and have a glass or two of something decent when I get in.
by riaz syed
January 10th, 2015, 10:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11300
Views: 417703

What bottle of wine did you open today?

To celebrate my first post AND recent acqusition of a new 50mm camera lens, I've opened a Poderi Baileus, and now allowing it to breath in the glass.

Now to get a good photo and we're up and running!

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