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TN: Another 95 Bdx, Loire, Piedmont, Burg, etc


March 30, 2015, 8:44 am

With chicken brined overnight in feta brine, the 2013 Brovia Arneis (Roero) . Full bodied, citrusy, with a bit of herb and almond. Well balanced acids, stands up well to the chicken, get more. B+ ... Read more »

Chateau Les Mingets Sauternes


March 29, 2015, 5:58 pm

Hi all, My wife and I were at a food and wine pairing dinner (or Epicurean Adventure, as it was called) at a nearby restaurant the other day. One of the wines served (with dessert) was a 2010 Chat... Read more »

Champagne/Sparkling Wine Glasses


March 29, 2015, 5:50 pm

Hi all, In a recent issue of Food & Wine magazine (I'm angry with myself for not keeping it) a master sommelier was saying that she prefers her Champagne/sparkling wine in a coupe (saucer) rather ... Read more »

Nuutti - nutrient calculation software


March 26, 2015, 4:30 pm

Nuutti - nutrient calculation software Information on nearly 10,000 foods Nuutti is the leading food and nutrient calculation software. Free Nuutti -basic version includes: - Nutrient information... Read more »

TN: 1995 Bordeaux in NYC


March 26, 2015, 11:15 am

OK, so I've been part of the '95s are so cranky- are they ever going to co me out of their shell crowd for a while. So when we were planning a 1995s at 20 dinner I had a little trepidation. Then r... Read more »

TN: 2 Chards, 1 Chard blend, 1 St Julien, 1 Trollinger


March 22, 2015, 5:38 pm

Tuesday was wineless, so happy to have a small dinner for Betsy's niece (ho me for spring break) Wednesday. Smoked salmon appetizers, salad, shrimp ris otto 2013 JP Brun/Terres Dorees Beaujolais B... Read more »

2001 Palacios Remondo Rioja Reserva Selección Espec ial La Montesa


March 21, 2015, 7:42 pm

2001 Palacios Remondo Rioja Reserva Selección Especial La Montesa **** When I first tasted it out of the bottle, I was disappointed. No tannin, so me dark fruits, that characteristic rioja heavy o... Read more »

TN: 78 Barolo, 89 Saar and St Estephe, and more recent wines


March 18, 2015, 3:50 pm

I did a lot of cooking with Betsy busy with rehearsals and concerts. Thursd ay I made pork tenderloin with Indian spices and sauteed greens, wine was the 2013 Iche Les Heretiques (VdP l'Herault).... Read more »

Is Stag's Leap SLV to my taste?


March 15, 2015, 7:09 pm

I see that the store that has Stags Leap Fay and SLV is selling out their s tock. It is still 110$ even with the 30% off. I dont know if the cheaper FA Y is also in the sale. I visited the winery 1... Read more »

2001 Beaulieu Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Clone 4, Chablis 1997 and Tawny


March 14, 2015, 7:38 pm

It is my wife's birthday so I planned a 3 course meal. 1997 Maligny Fourchaume, Chablis Premier Cru **** But first for lunch we had flatfish and fish meatballs with a 1997 Chablis 1er cru I boug... Read more »

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Intolerance


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 »

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Could you list some high-end red wine?


I only know Red Bordeaux. 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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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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award winning Canadian wines


I have started tweeting news, updates and pairings for award winning Canadian wines. Please follow me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/WineTweetCanada Cheers, Trevor 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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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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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 »

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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 »

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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 »