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Another bdx
Strips of thinly sliced beef cooked in lots of EVOO with a mixture of spices to emulate Moroccan flavours, over cous-cous and wilted leafy greens garnished with a liberal sprinkle of chopped mint a...
1 month ago 5
 
TN: red and white Bdx and Burgs, white and pink Loires, red US
On a rainy Wednesday, with roast chicken, 2004 Pavelot ?aux Guettes? Savigny-les-Beaune 1er. Most of the ?04 Greenie Meanies have faded, but so has some of the vibrancy of the black cherry fruit. Th...
1 month ago
 
TN: al fresco wines- Bdx, Loire, NZ, Baden, Nahe, Sonoma Coast
Before Betsy left for a festival in Maine, we had a nice dinner on patio with San Antonio steak, purple peppers stuffed with chevre, salad, and the 2018 Withers Rose . This was a replacement for...
1 month ago
 
TN: 3 white Burgs and 7 Volnays with Turkish food
Our city Bordeaux group veered in Burgundy Tuesday night. Theme at dinner at Sip Sak was white Burgundy and Volnay. Restaurant staff did a nice job, and food was good- especially the meze we started ...
1 month ago 3
 
TN: Patio wines- Italy, Rhine, Kremstal, Champagne, US
With halibut, squash, salad, the 2015 Withers ?Peters Vineyard? Chardonnay. Pear fruit wth a nutty edge, good acids, nice length. B/B+ Friday was ribeye and margherita pizza all on the grill, wit...
1 month ago 8
 
TN: wines in Dobbs and the 'Gunks- BV, Mayacamss, Brundlmayer, Guion, more
My brother was in NYC last Tuesday and took the train up for dinner that evening (mostly to see Ruby the Basset Hound). I grilled some tuna and squash, made kale and a green salad. He?s mostly a CalCa...
1 month ago
 
If you are going to Mars
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2 months ago
 
TN: weekend wines- Montus, Piper-H, biodynamic Bdx blanc , Vire-Clesse
With swordfish, eggplant, pasta with pesto, & squash, the 2018 Peybonhomme "Blanc Bonhomme." This is Bordeaux blanc, despite being in a Burgundy bottle (or something close, tighter neck). 50/50 Sem...
2 months ago
 
TN: Mostly Loires by the Hudson
Another hot Wednesday, but in the shade with the breeze off river we had a good time at the park. I brought lamb/green bean salad, cheeses, kohlrabi/apple slaw. Others shared cucumber soup, fatoush, s...
2 months ago
 
TN: wines with Njuda and more - ESJ, Jamek, Brun, etc
Hot Friday, Betsy made a nice cool dinner- green tea noodles, sashimi, bok choy, etcc with the 2017 Les Fouques ?La Londe ? Cotes de Provence. This was a bit flat, round strawberry, not my fave. B-/C...
2 months ago
 
TN: Hot 4th of July
July 4th was a scorcher, but a couple dozen people showed up for a party , and surprisingly most stayed outside rather than fleeing to the AC. I was in charge of mango salsa, tuna with green garlic/wa...
2 months ago
 
TN: 2 Loire whites, 2 Gamays, 2 roses
Hot evening Wednesday, but nice group gathered by river in shade for jazz concert. We carried grilled shrimp over greens, pate, culatello, cheeses, and fruit. 2005 Cazin ?Vendanges Manuelles? Cour-...
2 months ago 2
 
TN: CalChard, Languedoc, Rosso di Montalcino
Sunday was lovely, and we went over to friends (hound in tow) for dinner on their deck. We carried the appetizers- radish leaf pesto on radish, garlic scape pesto crostini, celery with Robiola, and th...
2 months ago 2
 
TN: Missing Mark L- Burgs, Loires, Bdx, Riesling, and more
A few weeks ago we cancelled a dinner when Mark L?s trip to NYC was curtailed. But the rest of us decided to try again Saturday. Our table seats 8 as we were thinking Mark could have an Elijah chair i...
2 months ago 4
 
TN: North American red blends
Friday night was local non-serious wine group, we went over to Roger?s where he had an assortment of Schaller and Weber sausage and a German mustard assortment (also my first Beyond Meat sausage). ...
2 months ago