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Guigal Cote-Rotie Brune et Blonde 2007 / Wine Geek Identify Crisis

May 26, 2015, 3:59 pm

OK, so this is the first Cote Rotie I ever tasted. I found it in the airpor t tax free shop for 45euros. I saw on the phone that its is 60E in stores, and Ive never seen a cote rotie from any prod... Read more »

TN: Asst. wines 1962-2014 on Memorial Day weekend

May 26, 2015, 3:18 pm

Saturday night I had some thawed oxtails with a bottle of the 1997 Behrens and Hitchcock Syrah. Zero expectations for this, as I knew it had a plastic cork and the late 90s B&H wines were dying 1... Read more »

TN: Loire, RRV, Chablis, etc

May 26, 2015, 3:17 pm

Sunday evening Betsy's quartet had a concert and afterwards I had a glass of leftover rose, and then Monday night I had a board meeting so no wine. B y Tuesday I was ready to open a bottle, and w... Read more »

TN: Reds, Rieslings, and a Champagne with Sichuan food in NYC

May 24, 2015, 10:42 am

Thursday I jumped on train and headed to East Village, a nice small group g athered at the St Mark's Grand Sichuan for Patrick in NY Pt 2, the Free For m night. We started with the 1996 Henriot Bru... Read more »

Campillo Reserva 2008

May 21, 2015, 2:50 am

Campillo Reserva 2008 **** It awes me how much wine you get for the money in Rioja. This was 8E and at that range I am normally left with the feeling that it is not wine Im drinking. Dark fruits o... Read more »

Pink Champers and Mature St Emilion

May 19, 2015, 9:09 am

I've been overwhelmed at work lately so it was nice to get home to a nice d inner. My wife went to our favorite sushi place and picked up some Toro an d spicy tuna roll with quail egg which we enj... Read more »

TN: ros├ęs and more

May 18, 2015, 4:43 pm

With teriyaki sockeye and quinoa, 2014 Bedrock Ode to Lulu rose. Sweet/ta rt raspberry, flowers, good acids, crisp. B+ with grilled chicken & squash the 2014 Colle Stefano Verdicchio di Matelica .... Read more »

2010 Tablas Creek Paso Robles Vermentino

May 18, 2015, 10:53 am

At my farm this weekend and I stumbled across this bottle of Tablas Creek 2 010 Vermentino. I really enjoy the wines of Tablas Creek and this came fro m a mixed case that a freind sent to me as a ... Read more »

TN: some Bdx 1947 through 1995, plus a few others

May 17, 2015, 5:56 pm

Patrick was in town and a nice group gathered at Fabio's in midtown to gree t him. Restaurant is in a new space, and we were seated in a raised alcove. Fabio offered a different table, but we stay... Read more »

A burgundy tasting design

May 16, 2015, 11:52 am

so my collegues voted for the theme for hte next tasting and we are going t o contrast the last new world tasting with burgundies, focusing on wines I read to be more on the leathery and earthy si... Read more »

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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 »


Could you list some high-end red wine?

I only know Red Bordeaux. 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Under-$20 wine recommendations - June/July

It's been a while since we've had one of these threads, and we've been opening quite a number of tasty under-$20 wines. Here's the pick of the litter in our household: 2006 Schloss Gobelsburg Gobels... Read more »


Wine Journal Template

Good day. I know I can buy wine journals from mostly any bookstore, but I thought about creating my own, so I can use binders. This will make adding more pages easier. I looked up but could not find ... Read more »