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Chateau Migraine

Chateau Migraine
 n.— «The director general of one of Egypt’s largest wine-makers, the Lebanese Andre Hadji-Thomas, smiles as he remembers his 1998 visit to the Gianaclis estate, put up for sale 30 years after its nationalisation by then president Gamal Abdel Nasser: “After uncorking a bottle, the Egyptian wine-maker of the estate revealed to us that, despite 20 years in the profession, as a good Muslim he had never touched a drop of wine!” Not surprisingly this epoch of Egyptian wine-making was dubbed “Chateau Migraine.”» —“Arab wines shake off ‘Chateau Migraine’ reputation” by Sammy Ketz in Rabat, Morocco Yahoo! News Dec. 6, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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