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TN: all French- Bdx, Burg, Champagne., Loire
Betsy got home Wednesday night, so Iwas happy she was cooking dinner Thursday while I made an early trip to city. Came back to duck breast over mizuna, with cumin carrot puree, and opened the 2002...
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CA wine industry and climate change
According to this: - When I set out a couple of months ago to research the impact of climate change on California?s $40-billion wine industry, Jason Haas of Tablas Creek Vineyard told me water tables...
3 days ago 2
 
TN: Bastide Blanche rose, Luneau-Papin, Sociando
With teriyaki salmon, beets, & rice, the 2019 La Bastide Blanche Bandol rose. Pale and pretty, red strawberry/raspberry fruit accented with citrus, good acids, good finish. B+ Lemon sole meuniere,...
5 days ago
 
TN: La Chapelle (Auxey & Rhone), Vouvray, pet-nat, Bdx
Friday I got out my tape measure for seat placement, and welcomed my local non-serious wine group. Everyone got a place with cheeses, smoked duck, soppresata. I grilled some sausages (lamb merguez,...
6 days ago
 
TN: Long weekend woith Pauillac, Etna, Burg, Loires, Corsica, Rioja, etc
An early evening run into city Th, then late dinner of leftover lamb chops and pappardelle with radicchio with the 2009 LC Desvignes Javernieres? Morgon. I?ve read some notes on ?09s not aging well,...
1 week ago 2
 
Coronavirus
1 week ago
 
tn: Wines from here and there
Speri La Roverina Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2016 Maroon appearance, plum & cherry aromas with tastes of red cherries & mild oak, silky tannins. Easy to like. Lustau Palo Cortado Peninsula Seco...
1 week ago 1
 
TN: LdH, Knoll, Ca'Rome, Bremont, Gauthier
Friday we had some old friends come down from Beacon for dinner. Smoked salmon and baba ganoush canapes Sourdough Korean pancake Ribs, potato salad, green beans NV Bremont Rose Champagne Pale. cherry...
2 weeks ago
 
TN: Fleurie, and a 10 yr old Sancerre (mine great, others poxed)
For our weekly Zoom call, I shucked some oysters to enjoy with the 2010 G. Boulay ?La Comtesse? Sancerre. My bottle was delicious- balanced and fine, fruit blossom nose, citrus fruit accented with...
3 weeks ago
 
Riesling with everything?
When friends ask for food pairings, I always recommend Riesling, the universal grape. But I'm not sure - are there any specific dishes where this advice fails? We all have different preferences, but...
3 weeks ago 8
 
TN: Anderson Valley PN, Wachau GV, 41 year old Champagne, Burgundy SB
Pork cutlet, beet/pork sausage (we got the pork box from Blue Hill at Stone Barns), couscous Betsy chose the 1979 Veuve-Cliquot Rose Champagne. Nice pop, some decent fizz left, bitter cherry despite...
4 weeks ago 1
 
Fire
Pretty scary stuff. People must be so scared (for their lives, property, and harvest, not to mention smoke taint) My co-worker has a friend living in SanFran; she says the smoke alone is becoming a...
4 weeks ago 2
 
bottom fishing
I read something, where the author claims that producers pay the stores to display their bottles at eye level. Hence, the best values can be found on the bottom shelf. Which sounds reasonable, humans...
4 weeks ago 3
 
TN: Wines (w/geeky friends) - Burgs, Champagne, German, Loire, Magdelaine
With teriyaki-ish salmon, cauliflower with tomato and pimenton, the 2019 Olga Raffault Chinon Rose. Light, bright, wildflowers and strawberry fruit. Good acids, light finish, glug glug. B Waygu...
1 month ago
 
2005 Ch. Branaire-Ducru
For our Monday zoom group, the 2005 Ch. Branaire-Ducru (with dry aged shell steak, potato salad, cousa squash). Decanted 2 hours before serving. Lovely and balanced, ripe cassis and herb notes, with...
1 month ago