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Re: Food matching - Wild salmon
In article , (simobap) writes: Hi Simon, I won't suggest individual wines, as I have no idea where you are and what's available. Or your budget. But a couple of thoughts Asparagus can be a very tough...
16 years ago 12
 
July Gavroche Lunch Notes
Lunch notes from Vancouver: 2001 Suavia Monte Carbonare Soave - ripe almond and citrus nose, lots of acidity, refreshing and clean - a much needed reminder about how good Soaves can be. 2001 Guilhem...
16 years ago 1
 
Status: Wine Shipping in Texas
Folks, Here is the latest on the changes to the rules for shipping wine into Texas to individuals... Drew Spencer ***** From Les Constable, Brushy Creek Vineyard To Interested Wine Consumers Subject...
16 years ago 1
 
A Couple of Italians
A quick note on a couple of Italians: 1993 Marchesi di Gresy Villa Martis - a blend of Nebbiolo and Barbera, this wine had little to commend itself to me. Generic and uninteresting nose, and more of...
16 years ago 2
 
TN: Erbes, Seghesio, and really unfiltered Chard
Wednesday midday the clouds looked threatening, but by evening they'd blown away and we had a warm but pleasant evening. A cool breeze off the river during a jazz concert helped. As did the 2001 Karl...
16 years ago
 
Euro versus the US dollar
I notice that over the last couple months the Euro has slid back about 8% against the US dollar. Maybe I'll still be able to afford European wines after all. Of course that still leaves it up 25% plus...
16 years ago
 
wine shipping relaxations
I see in the Wall Street Journal today that both UPS and FedEx are relaxing restrictions on shipping wine purchased by the consumer at a winery. The list of allowable destination states for UPS went...
16 years ago 2
 
Re: BOYCOTT FRENCH Hate !
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16 years ago
 
2002 Marquis Philips Syrah - 2002 Compared to 2001
I think Parker rated the 2001 Marquis Philips Syrah and 2001 Marquis Philips Sarah's blend at 93 points. Has anyone heard how should the 2002 compare? A little off topic. But as regards the 2001...
16 years ago 1
 
United States Wine Trivia
The higher the alcohol content in wine, the higher the tax imposed by the IRS on wineries! E.g., $1.07/gallon for still table wines of 14% or less, $1.57 over 14%, and $3.40 for sparkling wines. The...
16 years ago
 
Yakima Valley bike tour (Second installment)
I'll try to be brief here. We visited a lot of wineries. Monday Claar Cellars The sever wanted to talk about how great her wines were, and give us a wine education. She talked entirely too much, and...
16 years ago
 
TN: Pair of satellites, better than it should be old deuxieme,etc.
My parents were in town, we went out to a local restaurant. Nice thick wine list, I think my hopes got up, but it turned out to be a fairly pedestrian list (the thickness came from pages of blurbs...
16 years ago
 
Wine at least 7000 years old
______________________________________ The above page is by the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The oldest known chemical signature of wine was detected in a...
16 years ago 5
 
Re: TN: Langtry Meritage North Coast Red Wine 1995
In article , "Kirk-O-Scottland" writes: Glad you liked it. I generally find this wine quite nice (current versions retail for about $40-45). I believe Lily Langtry used to own the vineyard. I don't...
16 years ago 2
 
Re: Impressions from first tasting in Napa
It's good to know that someone else enjoys these wines as much as I do. I've really only tasted their Pinot Noirs and had a great tour with their assistant wine maker a few years back. Roland...
17 years ago 19