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TN: Inauguration night wines- Graves and Special Club
Felt like Champagne, opened the 2014 Hervieux-Dumez Special Club. Round and friendly style, very apparent dosage, apple and lemon meringue pie. Decent Champagne, but not one to make joining the club a...
5 days ago
TN: ESJ in the Time of Coronavirus
We had plans to go up to dinner with friends. He said he had some duck leg confit, so Betsy said she would do beans and sausage, and we?d do a deconstructed cassoulet. She used Touluse sausage and...
10 months ago
TN: Good weekend of wines from all over- Spain, France, US, and Germany
Friday I did sous vide miso salmon, udon, kale, and salad. Wine was the 201 6 Dutraive Fleurie. Bright, crunchy red fruits (cherry and raspberry), flo ral, herby. Fresh and balanced, very good. B+...
2 years ago
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 2014...
5 years ago
White wine (health benefits)
5 years ago
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....
6 years ago
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...
10 years ago 12
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
11 years ago
FAQ for this group on web may ewquire new url soon
The FAQ for now located at require a new url soon. It likely will be something like I will post here if and when this becomes certain. The reason is that the domain is now a third level one that uses...
12 years ago 5
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...
13 years ago 2
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...
13 years ago 7
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...
13 years ago 12
Gallo "Rancho Zabaco" & "Dancing Bull" Sonoma Zinfandel
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...
13 years ago 5
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 :(...
14 years ago 4
Just back from Piedmont
We had an absolutely amazing time in Piedmont. The food and wine was the best we've ever tasted. The beauty of the Langhe hills was breathtaking with ancient castles and towns perched atop hills...
14 years ago 22
Top 50 Restaurants in US
The October 2006 issue of Gourmet has a list and short description of what they consider to be the top 50 restaurants in the US. They also repeat the top 50 restaurant list for 2001. There have been...
14 years ago 20
Help Me Choose a Two Reds from this Wine List
Hi everyone, Please help me choose two bottles of wine from this list. The food is Vietnamese fusion, but we've yet to decide on entrees. TIA. canada 2002 Reif Estate Black Oak (Niagara, Ontario) $35...
14 years ago 28
Gabrielli Winery has died
Gabrielli winery of mendocino county is no more. it got taken over by a company which is held by a combo of the unification church and a Japanese war-criminal, called WACOM Corp. they also make...
14 years ago
Great Valued California Wines? Recommendations? $10-$20 & $20-$30 Price Ranges?
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 the...
14 years ago 3
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 revolting...
14 years ago 3