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Visiting Napa and Sonoma: don't want to drink and drive
Will be going to the San Franciso Bay area in late October on business. Would like to take a couple of days off before or after to tour nearby wine regions. I think the experience will be enhanced if...
17 years ago 4
 
French Boycott? Read This and please give comments!
Chateau Cache Fl'eau PRODUCT OF FRANCE - Produced by a farming family with no political affiliations. SHIPPED - To the USA on an American owned shipping line. UNLOADED - At Port Elizabeth, NJ by union...
17 years ago 12
 
OT: Iron Chef USA on Food Network(!!#??>!)
I know, I know... this is not wine related but there seem to be several Food TV regulars here. So did anybody see the "new" Iron Chef USA battle with "Iron Chef" Todd English battling challenging Chef...
17 years ago 3
 
"Chateau Brespaillant"?
Hi. I'm looking for pricing information for a red french wine, about which the only thing I know is that it's "Chateau Brespaillant"> That's what the form from Customs is telling me. I'm having an...
17 years ago 1
 
[LONG] Well, =?iso-8859-1?Q?I=B4m?= back ...
... (in case you´ve noticed I´ve been away). As previously noted in a post here, I went on a 5 week holiday, mostly in Southern France. Great. They had a heat wave in June, temperatures about 36 -...
17 years ago 4
 
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...
17 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...
17 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...
17 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...
17 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...
17 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...
17 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...
17 years ago 2
 
Re: BOYCOTT FRENCH Hate !
Get a life. I love you people. You feel safe enough to attack anyone from your home. Why not post your name phone and address with your attacks The StampFair Post Your Stamps For Free!!
17 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...
17 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...
17 years ago