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TN: 1996 Medocs

October 27, 2016, 2:18 pm

Our Bordeaux group met at Bobby Vans steakhouse (midtown east location) Tue sday night for a 20 year look at the ‘96 Medocs ( I’m looki ng forward to the 30 year retrospective). Good porterhouse, g... Read more »

TN: '78/'04/'11 Burgs, '71/'01 Bdx, Champagnes, Rioja, PG

October 25, 2016, 12:39 am

Friday we went over to some friends to celebrate their son’s marria ge (to a nice girl he met in basic training). Just a small dinner, but lots of fun With garlicky shrimp bruschetta, spiced pear... Read more »

TN: Loires, mid/north Italy, Bojo, Nahe

October 21, 2016, 6:38 pm

No wines Wed or Th, but Friday opened the 2014 L’Ecu “Ortho gneiss” Muscadet. Rich, full, with peach, citrus, and chalk notes. Bigger style than I’m used to, but quite tasty. B+/B Dinner wine was... Read more »

Pairing advice

October 21, 2016, 2:21 pm

I'm serving grilled smoked pork chops this weekend and I'm vacillating over wine choices. Starting our with a pumpkin/roasted chipotle bisque which I 'm pairing with Riesling. I haven't decided ... Read more »

TN: I host SOBER- Burgs, Champers, Bdx, CdP, CA, Riesling

October 12, 2016, 3:55 pm

So my turn to host SOBER. I took advantage of it being Columbus Day to leav e office an hour early. I had just gotten home when there was a knock on th e door. A passerby had almost hit a small dog... Read more »

TN: Wine for the hound, wine with cassoulet

October 10, 2016, 2:33 pm

Saturday was a 2 party day. Worked and went to farmers market in AM, then h osted a birthday tea for Lucy the Bassett Hound’s 14. Her annual pa rties have ranged from 3 to 13 other dogs, this year ... Read more »

TN: Nebbiolo night in Midtown East

October 9, 2016, 9:03 pm

Ian and Maureen were in town from London, and a nice group (friends old and new) gathered at Piccolo Fiore near the UN. Nice small room, seemed a litt le warm at first, ended up ok. 2010 Savart ... Read more »

TN: Mostly PN and Riesling (plus Pinot Gris, Gamay, Chenin, GV) at Grand Si...

October 7, 2016, 6:09 pm

ToddT was in town, and Jay rallied a small group to greet him at Grand Sich uan on St. Marks. We had a nice assortment of dishes: soup dumplings, cucum ber with scallion sauce, tea smoked duck, qu... Read more »

TN: Surprise dinner with Bordeaux, plus Rieslings, Italians, Burg,Loire

October 3, 2016, 5:28 pm

Betsy was away in Maine most of the week.I sampled several wines, alone and with friends 2015 Domaine de Pere Caboche rose (Vin De Pays de Vaucluse) Soft sweet and empty, this is what I’m not loo... Read more »

TN: 9 St. Estephes blind (plus 2 white Burgs with labels in view)

September 29, 2016, 5:56 pm

No wine (or meat) Monday- mushroom fried rice, ratatouille, salad. Tuesday I headed to city for latest in our blind “whoever brings b est wine gets free dinner” appellation series, this time St. E... Read more »

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Could you list some high-end red wine?

I only know Red Bordeaux. 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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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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 »


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 »