Latest General Wine Forum

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TN: Burgs, Rieslings, Bdx, Loires and more in Chinatown
Todd was in town and Jay organized a nice group for dinner at Bite of Hong Kong in Chinatown. The lines that run to Grand St were a mess, so I took subway to Canal and walked over to find several peop...
2 months ago 1
 
TN: 1990 Bordeaux at Bobby Van's on East 54th, NYC
2010 Laherte Freres Les Vignes d'Autrefois Extra Brut Champagne Good acids, apple and a bit of yeast, full-bodied. This is awful sweet for an extra brut. B 1990 Ch. Angelus Opened at restaura...
2 months ago 2
 
TN: Lunar NY- Riesling, Gamay, Sangiovese, and more
Roast chicken, broccoli rabe, sweet potatoes: 2009 Chermette/Vissoux ?Les Garants? Fleurie Shows the ripeness of the vintage, a wet sloppy puppy kiss of a wine, but who doesn?t like puppies? If yo...
2 months ago
 
Massive wine spill
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/01/24/sonoma-county-wine-spills-into-russian-river-northern-california/4565778002/
2 months ago
 
TN: Jadot and Roederer
Betsy and I went up to see friends last night-they made a beautiful perfectly cooked Flannery ribeye, corn with sage, and salad. We were greeted with the NV Roederer Brut Champagne. This is a full ...
2 months ago
 
WTN: 2 wines in tribute to Michel Lafarge, plus Picq, Montille, and more
Saturday was my first dinner with Betsy of 2020! Littlenecks on the half shell, boeuf bourguignon on egg noodles, bok choy, and salad. Cooking wine was combination of leftover Lafarge Bourgogne and ...
2 months ago 2
 
TN: ZPC night, from good to horrid
Local non-serious group Friday, theme was ZPC, we ended up with more Primitivo than Zinfandel, but no Crljenak Kastelanski. I had to pick up Betsy later, so was spitting (,000 on my new breathalyzer 3...
2 months ago
 
TN: Rioja 1942-1996 at Noreetuh
Patrick was in town from Colorado, and some of the usual suspects and a few new friends gathered at Noreetuh, where we were very well treated. I enjoyed the walu dish, pork jowl musubi, ankimo torcho...
2 months ago 1
 
TN: Tuesday night claret
Grade disclaimer: I'm a very easy grader, basically A is an excellent wine, B a good wine, C drinkable. Anything below C means I wouldn't drink at a party where it was only choice.Furthermore, I off...
2 months ago
 
You need to buy Aussie wine
https://www.bosshunting.com.au/vices/aussie-vineyards-destroyed-bushfires-buy-wines
2 months ago 2
 
TN: Burgs, Tuscan, Nahe, Campania, Loire
Friday was spaghetti and meatballs, broccoli, and the 2009 Felsina Fontalloro. Young, somewhat tannic, but with a good acidic spine, dried cherry, saddle leather. Tasty but for my tastes needs some ...
2 months ago
 
This group
Is Yahoo killing these newsgroups?
2 months ago 5
 
Is there any red wine with low ABV but at least medium tannins?
I'm thinking 10% alcohol or less (which as we know in the USA means it's more likely to be 11.5%). Thanks.
2 months ago 2
 
Question about super-cheap reds (newbie/non-connoisseur).
I like to add a small amount of red wine to various fruit juices. I have a friend who buys inexpensive reds, usually Cabs, such as Bolla, Yellow Tail, Carlo Rossi, Barefoot, Robert Mondavi, etc. in t...
2 months ago 1
 
TN: Champagne, Bordeaux, Burgs, Etna, ESJ, Mencia and more
Betsy had to leave town for a family emergency, so my New Year?s plans changed. Went to SIL?s on NYE, starters were potatoes with creme fraiche and salmon roe as well as 3-liver pate, main was a salmo...
2 months ago