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Flor de Cana 4 Year Old Gold Rum
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Varietals Produced in Nicaragua View all
“With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...
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Can't believe I missed this thread. I think of life as a series of ... ... I roasted green beans in Nicaragua in Winter of '87-'88 in a cast iron skillet over a wood fire, but can't be much bothered right now. (We also picked beans. We should all pay more for people to do that hard and dirty work, take it from me.) Starbuck's has been dreck... Read More
DV, one of my best friends it the stepbrother of Ken Carpenter who rode a track ... '87-'88 I lived in Nicaragua and unloaded 100 weights of corn for our cooperativa TWO at a time. Stupid thing to do. And I didn't have to lift more than a dozen or two per shipment. But now, 80 pound sacks of concrete just about do me in. Maybe those 100 weigh... Read More
I caught that it was Philip, too. Absolutely huge issue--when I worked in Nicaragua, our biggest fear in building villages was that our spring water would be inadequate to needs or would go dry from over-exploitation. Another big improvement in water supplies could come with combining these filters and treadle pumps so villagers can access grou... Read More
Emarkl, there's a place for those wines. On a long flight to ... ... blowouts in far-off places--Nicaragua and Tahiti--where I thought, "I'll never see these folks again, odds on," but I'm still talking about their great hospitality to this day, and who knows? Maybe they are talking about the crazy foreigner and the good time they had. When... Read More
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