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InDaily : August 27, 2012
Cornes Toyota home mon.27aug.2012 Adelaide’s daily independent news © Solstice Media 2012 Advertising enquiries Click here Editorial enquiries Click here Letters/comments Click here news nation/world business sport views reviews ispy property weather Adelaide 20° Cloudy Lessons from above BLUEPRINT foR SA LIBERALS fRom TERRIToRy ELEcToRAL wIN Kevin Naughton “Mere mortals should move heaven and earth to experience this hilarious taste of hell” Greg Elliott on the State Opera’s Orpheus in the Underworld vIEw PAgE SATURDAY’s Northern Territory election result holds a message for South Australia’s State Liberals - get organised and get smarter. As the party’s MPs head to McLaren Vale later this week for an annual strategy meeting, it would do well to examine the turnaround in the NT where the conservative Country Liberal Party ended Labor’s 11- year reign. A year’s hard work in electorates deemed to be out of reach, good candidate selection and a fistful of dollars from a major campaign donor has given the CLP a comfortable win. NT elections are fought on small patches of influence, with seats much smaller in voter numbers than SA. Issues and trends are different. As we wrote last week, revelations that ALP candidate Ken Vowles pleaded guilty to assault 20 years ago for whacking his girlfriend’s new boyfriend could be a plus for him. This turned out to be correct with Vowle’s win one of Labor’s few highlights. READ moRE nation/world business sport views reviews ispy property weather news Terry Mills from the Country Liberal Party celebrating his win on Saturday, ending 11 years of Labor rule. Photo: AAP Philip white - Analysis IT’S appropriate that we seek the counsel of a great contemporary poet to explain something about wine which is rarely mentioned by those involved in its production and sale. “I only drank professionally,” Leonard Cohen said a few years back. “I found this wine: it was Chateau Latour. The experts talk about the bouquet and the tannins and the fruit and the symphonies of tastes. But nobody talks about the high. Bordeaux is a wine that vintners have worked on for 1000 years. Each wine has a specific high, which is never mentioned.” In all the millions of words of gastro-porn and even the more technical writings on wine, you’ll have to chew through an enormous amount of shallow, endlessly repetitive praise of popular product before you find the word ethanol. vIEw PAgE Time for honesty about intoxication Advertising partners Sponsored by
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