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TN: Loire night at Left Bank, NYC (Rougeard, Olga, Breton, Cotat, etc)


May 23, 2017, 5:42 pm

Ramon organized a Loire dinner, and a nice group of 6 gathered at Left Ban k in the West Village. Service was friendly and efficient We started with some whites (and a couple of salumi/cheese... Read more »

TN: SHV, ESJ, CFE, KV and things I don't refer to by their initials


May 22, 2017, 6:40 pm

Some friends recently celebrated their 20th anniversary. I was the best man ittle dinner party. My visit to local charcuterie was a bust- they were on vacation. So last minute appetizer of shrimp ... Read more »

TN: Pichon Lalande vs Baron (82, 89, 90, 95, 96, 00)


May 19, 2017, 8:28 pm

On a scorching May day our Bordeaux group convened at Bobby Van’s f or a nose to nose Pichonfest. Luckily the AC worked well, and we had some c ool stuff to let us adjust 2009 Emmanuel Brochet Ext... Read more »

Coravin


May 17, 2017, 4:08 pm

Just curious if anyone here uses a Coravin? I received one as a gift and I have been using it frequently for a variety of purposes. It allows me to pour a glass of wine without opening the bott... Read more »

TN: Weekend wines- Italians, Bdx, Burg, Champagne, Santa Barbara


May 16, 2017, 9:34 pm

Friday was red snapper with a caper sauce, whole wheat couscous, & broccoli s of course ready for premOx, but this poured with a light color and didn ’t show any oxidation at all. Light pear fruit,... Read more »

TN: weekend wines- Sancerre, ESJ, Champagne, live and dying Burgs


May 10, 2017, 3:56 pm

Friday I picked up some wine at storage, including a mixed case of white Bu rg where I knew odds were against most (I basically bid on the 2 bottles I wanted, added $10 for rest). Dinner was scall... Read more »

Kenstar Service centre in Hyderabad | Econ Service Center


May 8, 2017, 10:02 am

Kenstar service centre in Hyderabad has served millions of customers till date & still serving.We deal with any type of repair work with all the products. http://www.econservicecenter.com/kenstar-se... Read more »

2017 Cellar Inventory


May 2, 2017, 7:30 pm

Having just reorganized and reinventoried my cellar, I now can summarize its contents by various criteria. So, courtesy of the nifty tool that is Cellartracker, I can tell you that the geographica... Read more »

TN: 14 Bandols (and 2 CA wines) at lunch


May 2, 2017, 4:28 pm

Mark put on a charity wine tasting featuring Bandol yesterday, and since my non-profit was beneficiary I felt justified taking a half day in the city. 14 generous oenophiles gathered at Morini on... Read more »

TN: White Burgs, ESJ, and Bdx satellite


May 2, 2017, 2:43 pm

With flounder, Brussels sprout, mushroom bulgur, and chimichurri slaw, the 2015 Michelot Bourgogne. Sold as Meursault-ish, it’s got the richne ss but not the spine. Ripe easy Chardonnay. B-/C+ Hi... Read more »

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Could you list some high-end red wine?


I only know Red Bordeaux. Read more »

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Wine Aroma Kits


I got something called a Wine Awakenings kit for my birthday the other day and I'm trying to figure out how the heck to use it. It's got a whole bunch of bottles of odours for chardonnay and the boo... Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Luccio Moscato d'Asti Clone ?


My wife loves this wine but at $10 a bottle . I was wondering if there is a wine close to this at a cheaper cost ? Yes, I am the middle class , raising a family and $10 a bottle is a significant am... Read more »

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White wine (health benefits)


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2015/10/13/new-thinking-about-health-benefits-of-white-wines-could-they-be-as-good-as-reds-in-some-respects/ Read more »

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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 »

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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 »