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TN: GPL night
A nice group braved UN Week to gather at Bobby Van?s in midtown Ea st for a GPL vertical last night. Chris brought a bonus, the 2015 De Villa ine Bouzeron Aligote. Apple and peach, rich, good fini...
9 months ago
 
TN: 2014 FX Pichler
No wine with dinner (dubu kimchi) Sat as I was picking up Betsy at LaGuardi a late, but Sunday the 2014 FX Pichler Loibner Berg Gruner Veltliner Smarag d with grilled swordfish, corn/cape gooseberry...
9 months ago 1
 
TN: 1978 Ch. du Tertre (Margaux)
Friday I got a ranch steak from local butcher, did a baharat rub, served wi th a spaghetti squash gratin, caprese, and greens. Wine was the 1979 du Ter tre, an old friend. Lovely perfumed nose, high...
9 months ago 1
 
TN: Chenin, Chard, Riesling, PN, Primitivo, Bdx blend
Our hound was invited to visit a dachshund friend, and Betsy and I went alo ng for wine and cheese. The 2011 Domaine Vessigault (sp?) Pouilly-Fuisse V ieilles Vignes was oaky, a bit tired, and kind...
9 months ago
 
TN"Mostly 80s Medoc at Sutton Inn in NYC
Ian was visiting from London and Ramon organized a group to celebrate his v isit. Jim and JC arranged dinner at Sutton Inn, an improvised tasting menu by ordering 4 orders of various mains for the ...
10 months ago 5
 
TN: Cava, Greco di Tufo, Chianti, CalCab (Monte Bello)
Some friends who have been in Tahoe for several weeks got back, we had them (and their pup) over for dinner. While the dogs had (and hid) bones, the p eople had: Oysters on half shell, and pignol...
10 months ago 1
 
TN: Clisson from new (to me) producer, ESJ, DDC, Zarate, Gazela
I had little expectations about the NV Zarela Vinho Verde Rose, but it was reasonably quaffable in a very light style. A tad spritzy, light strawberry flavors, just a hint of RS, a little citrus o...
10 months ago 1
 
TN: Red, white and pink on a hot Labor Day
Blazing hot Labor Day, but a bunch of hearty folks gathered in the shade of our backyard (with some breaks in the AC). I did a seared tuna nicoise sal ad, shisitos, elotes, salsas (mango/peach and ...
10 months ago
 
wine + vegetables
It seems that the wine reviews, when they discuss food pairings, always assume the main dish is lamb or tenderloin. What about vegetarians? I eat stuffed squash, eggplant, mushrooms, artichokes....
10 months ago 5
 
TN: Bdx, Albarino, good and bad rose, bad Chard
Betsy?s sister joined us for dinner, a little fromage de tete, foll owed by filet in bordelaise sauce, pasta with pesto, a great eggplant dish (yogurt sauce, halloumi, almonds), and a kale salad ...
10 months ago 11
 
TN: 3 pinks- 1 bubbly and fresh, 1 still and fresh, 1 still and stale
Couple scorching days, but we decided to brave heat to go to final park con cert of summer (a tribute to Charlie Parker). In the shade there was a stea dy breeze off the river, and we weren?t uncomf...
10 months ago
 
TN: 3 Loires and a Rheinhessen
With grilled tuna steak, quinoa, beet salad, greens, the 2005 Filliatreau Saumur-Champigny ?Vieilles Vignes?. Oops, thought I had gra bbed the Grand Vignolle.This is a bit harsh on opening, but wi...
10 months ago
 
TN: Bandol and Greek pinks, Bdx blanc, Loires, etc
After a wet and hot mid-August, was happy when Wednesday skies cleared and a beautiful evening for a park concert arrived. Nice jazz show (Monika Herz ig?s SHEroes), lovely night by the Hudson, goo...
10 months ago 2
 
TN: Greek & Bandol pinks, Bdx blanc, several Loires, CalCab
After a wet and hot mid-August, was happy when Wednesday skies cleared and a beautiful evening for a park concert arrived. Nice jazz show (Monika Herz ig?s SHEroes), lovely night by the Hudson, goo...
10 months ago
 
TN: Bojo, Loire, Burg, Etna, Champagne, Rioja
We had some friends (and one pup) over for dinner Sunday evening. Started w ith pate forestier, coppa, chicken liver pate, smoked salmon 2010 Yann Alexander Blanc de Blancs Champagne. Bright acids,...
10 months ago 1