This is our first reblog of another blog so we don’t do this lightly. I’m inspired by the story of Anthony Woollams from Domaine Anthony Woollams… He is living every wine wankers dream… setting up his own vineyard from scratch and it’s in the beautiful Tamar Valley region of Tasmania, a spectacular wine route all wine lovers must travel one day. His first harvest is due in 2017 with his first release a few years after that.
Please check out his blog and follow his dream. I’ve reblogged this particular post because the conundrum will resonate with everyone. Enjoy!!
For the record, I am a strong believer in community, including shopping locally whenever possible. Sometimes I know I pay a little extra but then I often save on the time and fuel it takes to travel for the sake of a small saving in price. Perhaps because my family ran a village store when I was little, (which eventually succumbed to the power of big supermarkets,) the “use it or lose it” mantra is one I spout to all and sundry when it comes to supporting local business. But how far am I supposed to go?
For example: the other day, I dropped into my local hardware store in Exeter to inquire on the price of trellis wire. I had done some homework on-line as I will need a total of around 30 km to complete the job and, needless to say, every cent counts. The best price I…
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