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TN: 3 whites- 1 shrill, 1 corked, 1 ok

April 19, 2018, 7:56 pm

Another invitation to dinner, pasta with clam sauce and salad 2016 Biondi “Outis” Etna Bianco I liked (as did others) when I opened and poured. Peppry spice and pit frui t. But as I finished my fi... Read more »

TN: Beaune, Kamptal, Nahe, Beaujolais, Galicia, more

April 18, 2018, 10:43 pm

Friends have been inviting us over while kitchen is redone. Thursday we wen t over the hill, where we were greeted with shrimp saganaki. I had carried the 2016 Adegas Gran Vinum “ Nessa” Albarino ... Read more »

TN: Aloha- 1983 and 1988 Bordeaux at Noreetuh in East Village NYC

April 13, 2018, 2:39 pm

Our Bordeaux group met Wednesday at Noreetuh in the East Village. Nice plac e, great service, wine geeky staff. The food is Hawaiian - influenced and n ot exactly perfect for Bordeaux , but we made... Read more »

Alsace Wine Label Question

April 10, 2018, 7:23 pm

Hi all. My wife and I just enjoyed a bottle of 2012 Domaine Ehrhart Pinot Gris. Written on the label, under the line Pinot Gris and above the line 2012, is IM BERG. What does that mean/signify? I k... Read more »

TN: Wine with friends- Piedmont, CdP, Bdx, Chablis, Kremstal

April 9, 2018, 7:53 pm

With my lack of kitchen and Betsy away, friends invited me for dinner. Marinated shrimp, artichokes nd any records of anything close to that on CT or Winesearcher.Doesn't matt er- It was forgetta... Read more »

TN: Damn nomacorc, + St Em, Syrah, Burg, bubbles

April 6, 2018, 7:48 pm

Kitchen is being demo’ed, Betsy is in Maine, so Wednesday the hound and I were invited by friends to come to dinner. Ruby and I walked over hi ll to be greeted with smoked oyster and hummus canape... Read more »

TN: Easter/Passover weekend- Loires, Pomerol, Burg, Sicily

April 4, 2018, 12:25 am

No seder, but for first night of passover we had gefilte fish from Epstein 's deli, matzah ball soup, a tiny hunk of brisket, tzimmes (carrots with pr unes), and the 2015 COS Frappato Very berry... Read more »

TN: Riesling GG and a mostly Grenache (Maury Sec)

March 29, 2018, 8:29 pm

Tuesday I took lunch to a friend who’s recovering from an ortho inj ury. With gyros, pork souvlaki, & greek salad he opened the 2015 Cabirau S erge & Nicolas Maury Sec. Not sure I’ve ever had dry M... Read more »

TN: 16 bottles of Tuscan (and 1 lone Champagne) at Il Corso NYC

March 27, 2018, 8:37 pm

Our “Bordeaux group” met at Il Corso last night for Tuscan night. While we gathered: The 2008 Pierre Péters “lès Chétillons” Blan c de Blancs is a baby but a tasty baby. Chalk, ciabatta, and citr... Read more »

TN: 2 Pomerols and 1 "Cave des Pomerol" (?!?!), Loire, Minervois,...

March 27, 2018, 6:41 pm

Thursday AM was spent shoveling snow, shoulder was a bit sore and I thought it affected my mood. Made dinner for Betsy and I (shrimp/clam/fennel pasta ) and opened the 2016 Pepiere La Pepie Muscad... Read more »

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Elqui Wines Pinot Noir 2012

First of, I hate chile wines. So this is quite a surprise: Clear red, typical pinot clarity, red strawberry notes, of a darker kind, t he musty earthy russian river undertones. strange for a chile.... Read more »


award winning Canadian wines

I have started tweeting news, updates and pairings for award winning Canadian wines. Please follow me on Twitter at Cheers, Trevor Read more »


Gallo "Rancho Zabaco" & "Dancing Bull" Sonoma Zinfa...

Those two bottles are now on my desk thanks to a friend who's been in California recently. The Zabaco is a 2003 Reserve and the Dancing Bull is from 2005: any comments about these two zins and vint... Read more »


Re: TN & Restaurant comments

Sorry Dale - typically Nor-Cal centric of me. Yes, as others have pointed out - in downtown SF. Kind of an amazing place, physically. You walk in off the street into an upscale bar - albeit a very,... Read more »


Great Valued California Wines? Recommendations? $10-$20 & $20-$30 Price...

All, I'm headed out to the West Coast next week and will be visiting for 2 weeks. I'm travelling on a budget and would like to experience all of the great wines California has to offer. Being from th... Read more »


Lafite Monteil

Hi All A number of years ago I went to Bordeaux and bought quite a lot of wine, mainly for drinking fairly soon, but one or two for laying down. Sadly the laying down didn't last too long :( Howev... Read more »


TN: Back to NY- Bdx, Bandol rose, bubbles, Riesling, Muscadet, Mencia

Saturday Betsy made a big batch of Bolognese for lunch (and to freeze for m y mom). Needed 2 cups of wine, had about a cup left, so I stopped at grocer y and bought cheapest screwcap I saw- the 201... Read more »


Could you list some high-end red wine?

I only know Red Bordeaux. Read more »


1990 Bordeaux

Notes from a very enjoyable dinner-tasting of Bordeaux of the 1990 vintage. These wines have always seemed to me to be more fruit forward and ?Californian' in approach, if you will, than the more cla... Read more »



Hi I'm new here. I'd like to ask an unusual question: My wife had chemo for breast cancer four years ago. She now cannot drink red wine - feels extremely harsh in her mouth, whereas pre-cancer she co... Read more »