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TN: 2 Trimbach CFE, Baudry rose, Lafleur-Gazin (Pomerol)
Finally a Wednesday where the rain held off. We went to park concert to meet friends bearing smoked duck, smoked bluefish, and a delicious chicken/mango/soba salad 2018 Baudry Chinon rose Pale, sweet ...
9 months ago
 
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 and ...
9 months ago 5
 
TN: red and white Bdx and Burgs, white and pink Loires, red US
Most of the ?04 Greenie Meanies have faded, but so has some of the vibrancy of the black cherry fruit. This tastes older than 15 to me, though it is pleasant. B- Betsy got back Thursday, made lobster/...
9 months 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 a cor...
9 months 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 w...
9 months ago 3
 
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 Saturday we...
10 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 Char...
10 months ago
 
If you are going to Mars
10 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 to din...
10 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...
10 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 Baked...
10 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...
10 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-Che...
10 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...
10 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...
10 months ago 4