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  1. Seler d'Or
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    I <3 I Clivi. P.S best comics ever (besides super hero winemakers).

  2. Katems
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    I would love to try these wines, especially the San Pietro 2010 as you’ve described it. It sounds absolutely mouthwatering. Did you eat here? If so, what did you have with these wines?

    Also, love your rendition of Hokusai’s Great Wave! Awesome!

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