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TN: more 1989 Bordeaux


October 29, 2014, 2:42 pm

A good group got together last night at Bobby Van's Grill for another look at 1989 Bordeaux. I enjoyed a warm spinach salad and shared a porterhouse. Starter was the 2010 Meyer-Fonne Kaefferkop... Read more »

TN: Greater Burgundy, older Rhone, Rueda


October 27, 2014, 10:04 pm

Betsy made a lovely dish of mussels and white beans over pasta, cooking and dinner wine was the 2013 Los Navales Verdejo (Rueda). I didn't love this - nice citrus, funky herby note, but seemed so... Read more »

Elqui Wines Pinot Noir 2012


October 25, 2014, 9:45 pm

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 »

WTN: 24 bottles of 85 claret, + 81 LMHB, 78 GPL, 96 Bollys


October 24, 2014, 12:47 pm

John organized a 1985 Bordeaux tasting, and Victor graciously hosted in his lovely Upper East Side apartment. He had a great buffet set up= chacuter ie, cheeses, salads, and an amazing tortilla. R... Read more »

TN: Italy, Spain, France, US


October 22, 2014, 3:28 pm

Came home from a speech, sauteed some flounder, had that with some maki Bet sy had left me, salad, and the 2011 Ridge Estate Chardonnay. Nice crispness for Cali Chard, but this is really quite oak... Read more »

Masi Amarone Costasera 2003, Ch. Chantegreve 2010, Les Fosses de Hareng 201...


October 20, 2014, 9:21 pm

So I was asked what wine with chicken liver pate? Only one3 answer, Vouvray unfortunately I already hit the Viking on Saturday but had a nice little bottle of a sec version which did quite nicely... Read more »

Meritage: 2008 Dry Creek The Mariner, Sonoma and The King


October 20, 2014, 4:42 am

**** Found a new wine store in my town and they had this dry creek mariner merit age. Pretty good not so expensive meritage, with chocolate, cedar, ripe bla ck fruits, good finish, nice mouthfeel.... Read more »

Dom. Arlaud


October 19, 2014, 1:16 pm

I'm a fan of this CdN producer. His Bourgogne Roncevie is one of the best bargains from the area. Last night I opened his 2010 Gevrey-Chambertin and what a beauty! Smoke immediately on the nose ... Read more »

1989 Domaine du Viking tendre


October 18, 2014, 4:28 pm

We are having this tonight with leek quiche but fearful of bottle quality I opened a few minutes ago. The capsule was clean the neck fill about a half inch below the capsule and when the capsule ... Read more »

TN: 89 Grand Tinel CdP (mag)


October 15, 2014, 4:42 pm

With roast roe buck, plum and blackberry marinade. Very good: sweet black cherry nose, then plum, more black cherry, tar and pepper, smoke. Tannins all gone, so a little out of balance; probably a... 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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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 »

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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 »

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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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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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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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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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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 »

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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 »