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Victoria Grog Files

Victoria, AU We had two opportunities to check out the wine regions of Victoria.  The first was just after we finished up our time working at a horse racing stable and the second is when we decided a mandatory piece … Continue reading

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Queensland Grog files

Queensland, AU  Greg has a long-standing belief that tropical climates produce some of the best wine.  His logic comes from visiting wineries in Florida. Yes, Florida has wineries.  We’ll get to that later. The short of it is that the … Continue reading

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Australia Grog Files

Australia Well since we’re going over adventures in outback bar tending, it’s probably about time we started updating the grog files to keep us with us. We’ll be doing a new grog files for each state we visited in Australia but this week … Continue reading

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A Hut Warden’s Life

French Ridge hut Mt. Aspiring National Park, NZ Notices posted on the kitchen wall of French Ridge hut: Seriously, we freaking love these people. By now we’ve mentioned it enough that you’re probably asking “Hey guys?  What are these huts … Continue reading

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NZ South Island Grog Files

New Zealand – South Island Breweries Monteith’s Type: Brewery Rating: 4 sheets to the wind Website: http://www.monteiths.co.nz/ Notes: When called back to a bachelor party in Las Vegas for his own former best man, Greg could have brought his choice … Continue reading

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NZ North Island Grog Files

New Zealand – North Island Soft Drinks L & P Type: Soft Drink Rating: 3 sheets to the wind Website: http://www.cokecareers.co.nz/products (yeah, Coke bought ‘em.  That’s globozation for ya.) Notes: It would be wrong to have a page about the … Continue reading

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Penguins and Wine

Marlborough, NZ The Great Kiwi Roadtrip continues!! Stepping off the Interislander Ferry had us stepping into one of the major wine regions of New Zealand: Marlborough.  Where sheep, kittens, vineyards and Kiwis all seem to have figured out a way … Continue reading

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Lone Star Wines

More from the Grog Files: So spending a month in The Lone Star State helping our friend out and loaning him Greg to do duties as best man gave us only a few evenings to ourselves during which time we … Continue reading

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Grog Files Double Header

Ok so Tonga only has the one beer but really, anything they made after MAKA would have just paled by comparison anyway.  That beer was a-freaking-mazing! We felt bad though, only having the one drink to share with everyone.  So … Continue reading

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Breath Test FAIL!

Auckland, New Zealand Since the topic of drinking came up a few times over the past few entries let’s let Greg share with you a little story about something that happened to us in New Zealand and an important lesson … Continue reading

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