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Faux chablis lives on

December 16, 2014, 8:55 pm

I had thought that I would never see a wine so labeled as Chablis Chablis from Chardonnay doth spring But Liveingston Cellars have another thing Honestly I didn't even believe what I saw Sunday a... Read more »

2003 Ch√Ęteau La Tour Carnet drinking window

December 16, 2014, 4:22 am

I have this in my rack and saw some notes pop up in my feed: Noted the drinking window is to 2014. Can this be right? The Tivoli Magrez 2002 said ... Read more »

2004 clarets

December 15, 2014, 10:08 pm

I've started working my way through my collection of 2004 Bordeaux recently and have been mostly disappointed. I bought 3-bottle lots of about 25 chateaux, mostly classed growths and I don't know... Read more »

The Global Wine Bottle... Thoughts?

December 15, 2014, 2:09 pm Read more »

TN: ESJ, Haag, Trimbach, Pinon, more

December 8, 2014, 2:46 pm

With broiled sole with an Asian edge (ginger and soy) , the 2012 Trimbach R iesling (basic yellow label). Great acids, some citrus but more minerally t han fruit, not especially complex but honest ... Read more »

A PDF document on the history of Rioja

December 7, 2014, 4:19 am

It was used by Mar?a Jos? L?pez de Heredia in a conference at Academie Internationale du Vin. It is in French, btw. _document_Presentacion... Read more »

TN: 1989 Barolos meet 4 white truffles (plus Champagne, dessert wines)

December 5, 2014, 1:54 pm

very nice group assembled at Ben and Wendy's lovely G'wich Village apartme nt for a 1989 Barolo/White Truffle dinner. We were greeted with smoked salm on (Scottish, from Russ and Daughters, as goo... Read more »

TN: Thanksgiving (US) and other wines- California, Burgundy, MSR

December 1, 2014, 9:05 pm

No wine Tuesday night (pulled pork, etc) in Georgia, but Wednesday I shopp ed at Whole Foods for a couple bottles while Betsy and her mom got produce. That night we had a seafood casserole with a... Read more »

TN: Great Rieslings, mixed showing of others

November 28, 2014, 10:37 am

Wednesday I had to speak at a panel at a college in the city, Betsy had din ner before I got back but saved me a plate- skirt steak , broccoli, and mus hrooms. I'm a Domaine Bart fan, but the 2011 ... Read more »

point of diminishing returns

November 27, 2014, 9:05 pm

we talk of this occasionally. Tonight I think I established an excellent balance of wine quality to food pairing that brought out the best in both. We had 5 spice duck breast (mostly Ian Hoare's ... 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 »


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 »


b&j wine coolers lifetime

I don't know if they are considered wine or not, but someone left a bunch of these things at my place a year ago. Those fruit flavored sparkling wine cooler drinks that is. They are somewhat rev... 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Donnhoff Spatlese buying advice

I recently had my first experience with one of Donnhoff's wines - a 2000 Hermannshohle Auslese that showed few signs of being from a relatively poor vintage (aside from slightly low acidity, compared... Read more »


Burlwood Cellars

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ALDI Stores USA is now stocking Burlwood Cellars wines. These are produced buy E&J Gallo for the Hotel and Restaurant industry. I've not tried them yet, but ALDI has five varietals: Cabernet Sauvi... Read more »