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Life in a Bubble – #MWWC27

Appetite for Wine

bubble-724x499It’s that time again! The Monthly Wine Writing Challenge!

Monthly Wine Writing Challenge

The theme for #MWWC27 is “Bubbles.” Like probably every other person out there in the blogosphere, my mind immediately went to Champagne, or any other sparkling wine. There are many to choose from; Cava, Prosecco, Cremant, California Sparkling, and so on. Then, like probably every other wine writer out there, I thought: “too obvious; everybody will be writing about that.” Ah, but then again, like Vizzini, from The Princess Bride (only the best movie ever made), perhaps I can outwit my opponents by doing exactly what they expect me to do!

But lest I get involved in a land war in Asia (watch the clip, it’ll make sense), I decided to write from what I know and let the words flow as they may. This is a decision made largely due to the fact that I have not a lot of…

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MWWC #27: Bubbles

The Wine Raconteur

“Tiny bubbles (tiny bubbles)
In the glass (in the glass)
Make me happy (make me happy)
Make me feel fine (make me feel fine).”

wine-stain Monthly Wine Challenge

The winner of the last Monthly Wine Writers Challenge was Jim author of the great wine blog JVB Uncorked, and his award was creating the theme for the next challenge, and he chose “bubbles.” If we were writing detective novels, Bubbles, would be a great name for a character, male or female, of course if it was a female character, one could imagine her as an ecdysiast. So since we are in the realm of wines, and before I get off on a tangent, as I have been known to do, I shall presume that we shall discuss sparkling wines, and the most famous of the sparkling wines is Champagne.


Since I admit that I like to relate to wines from happy moments and events, as…

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#MWWC 27: Bubbles



For this month’s Monthly Wine Writer’s Challenge we’ve got to write something along the theme of “bubbles”. I was wracking my brain and thinking about what line I could go down, and then it hit me. Something I’ve been looking at for the last few weeks, something that’s been bothering me the more I see it. And hey, it fits the bill. I’m going to have a quick natter about what I think is a Fine Wine Bubble!

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