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Cupcakes for a Cause in Oz

Adelaide’s Cupcake Camp, held in November at The Box Factory Community Centre and organised (almost singlehandedly) by Monnie Klein, directed proceeds to Camp Quality. It was a particularly apt choice: Camp Quality is an Australian charity which is dedicated to “bringing optimism and happiness to the lives of children and families affected by cancer through fun therapy.” And what is more fun than an afternoon of cakes?
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2006 Yangarra Shiraz McLaren Vale Single Vineyard

Right off the bat it was like I dove head first into a rosemary bush and got a few sprigs shoved up my schnoz. I love rosemary and it’s a very distinctive aroma of the Syrah grape. Add that with some black olives and this was getting very interesting, indeed. The taste was also herbaceous with black fruit, slight minerality and medium spice on the finish.