Latest General Wine Forum

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TN: Rose Champagne, white Burg, Rhone, CA, Beaujolais, Riesling, etc
I sous-vided a double rib pork chops, seared it, and served with roasted vegetables and salad. Wine was the 2016 Rings Weilberg Trocken GG Pfalz. Powerful but with good acids, spicy, with ginger and w...
3 months ago 1
 
Young Piedmont (and Tuscany)
I went to a dinner this week run by Voix de la Terre, a wine club in NYC area. It?s was at Pietro?s in midtown, an easy location for me. Food was family style old school Italian-American- veal parm, s...
3 months ago
 
TN: Chablis, GV, Beaujolais. Napa
Picked up Betsy at LGA, home for dinner- oysters, flounder, broccoli, sweet potatoes, salad The 2018 Piuze : Terroir de Chablis? was a fine match with the oysters and the fish, clean and brisk with pe...
3 months ago 1
 
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...
3 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 restaurant Ripe b...
4 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 you ar...
4 months ago
 
Massive wine spill
4 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 ric...
4 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 th...
4 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...
4 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 torchon...
4 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 offer...
4 months ago
 
You need to buy Aussie wine
Problem is that I don't like Aussie wine even after doing a tour of Aussie wine growing areas in 2012. The same thing happened to some California vintners the past few years. As long as their insuranc...
4 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 ti...
4 months ago
 
This group
Is Yahoo killing these newsgroups? No. Yahoo is killing their own groups, and this here is a newsgroup, not a Yahoo group. I view this and other newsgroups through Google Groups. Dan-O I read through ...
4 months ago 5