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Archive: Jun 2011

Monday Morning

Starting my Monday morning with an Irish Coffee is definitely the way to go! Growing up in Ireland I learned, at a very young age, how to make a perfect Irish Coffee. The secret is to add the sugar to the coffee and stir first, before you add the cream, that way the cream stays on the top with a nice thick layer. Mmmmmm… to join me? THE IRISH COFFEE STORY The historic venture started on the night of November the 10th in 1952. Jack Koeppler, then-owner of the Buena Vista, challenged international travel writer Stanton Delaplane to help re-create a highly touted “Irish Coffee” served at Shannon Airport in Ireland. Intrigued, Stan Accepted Jack’s invitation, and the pair began to experiment immediately. Throughout the night the two of them stirred and sipped judiciously and eventually acknowledged two recurring problems….

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June 27, 2011

Combat Stress with these great tips…

Ok, I admit it. Sometimes I overindulge, sometimes I overwork, (we’ve been busy here at La Jolla Wine Tours). A body can get stressed. Here’s some great tips on how to combat stress: Geez buddy, stress and diet can do some wicked things to our bodies if we let it. It is possible that you are suffering from a Vitamin B6 deficiency ~ this will produce terrible dry mouth which cannot be resolved no matter how much water you drink, night time muscle spasms, leg cramps, excessive urination, nausea and vomiting, numbness and tingling and prickling sensations in the outer extremities …………….. vitamin B6 is needed for the effective assimilation of Vitamin B12 so if you are deficient in B6 (pyridoxine) then you will also be displaying symptoms of vitamin B12 (cycoanobalamin) deficiency ie: headaches and migraines, irritability and moodiness,…

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June 20, 2011

Beer glorious Beer

“Beer glorious Beer”, sung by the workhouse boys in the 1960’s musical “Oliver”. Oh wait, that was Food glorious Food, no worries tho’ we’ve got food on our beer tours, and plenty of it. I love when I get to be the tour guide for our beer tours. I come hungry and thirsty and the…

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June 13, 2011