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TN: Patio wines- Italy, Rhine, Kremstal, Champagne, US
Friday was ribeye and margherita pizza all on the grill, with the salad and the 2015 Felsina Chianti Classico. Black cherry with surprisingly abundant herbal notes, good length, nice. B+/B Saturd...
7 months ago 8
TN: wines in Dobbs and the 'Gunks- BV, Mayacamss, Brundlmayer, Guion, more
A very nice mature Cal Cab, but nothing to really remind one that in the 50s/60s GdLt was considered one of the 1st growths of CA. B+/B With scallops, pesto pasta, and tomato salad 2015 Mayacamas C...
8 months ago
If you are going to Mars
8 months ago
TN: weekend wines- Montus, Piper-H, biodynamic Bdx blanc , Vire-Clesse
Saturday Spanish mackerel, greens, and the 2017 Sainte Barbe ?La Perriere? Vire-Clesse. Peach, apple, hazelnut, moderate acods. Good B Sunday Ruby and I invited a dog friend and 5 human friends ...
8 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...
8 months ago
TN: wines with Njuda and more - ESJ, Jamek, Brun, etc
Friends came over on a thunderstorm Saturday. They brought canapes (smoked mussels/hummus and smoked salmon/capers) and Champagne NV Jacquart ?Experience? Blanc des Blancs 1er Cru Brut Champagne ...
8 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...
8 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-...
8 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...
8 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...
8 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). ...
8 months ago
TN: Northern Rhones (and a couple Rieslings) at Bite of Hong Kong in NYC
On a hot Thursday a group of us met at Bite of Hong Kong in Chinatown for a reprise of a Northern Rhone dinner last year. Great food- dried squid with Chinese leeks (I would have called chives, but de...
8 months ago
TN: 2 roses and a Chassagne 1er by river
Wednesday was hot but clear, in the shade by the river it was pretty comfortable. The Hastings Jazz Collective includes a few friends, and put on a nice show. We had lobster salad, steak salad with tz...
8 months ago
"No level of alcohol consumption improves health"
9 months ago 1
TN: Ducru 1975-2001
Our city Bordeaux group met at Bobby Van?s for a Ducru vertical last night. Good group, we started with a white and some bubbles 2012 Duplessis ?Les Clos? Chablis GC I believe my first Duplessis, ...
9 months ago