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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). The...
10 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...
10 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...
11 months ago
 
"No level of alcohol consumption improves health"
Here's the thing: You can live on bean sprouts, leafs and twigs - washed down with almond milk - if you so desire, but at some point, you will still die. If you're happy with that, more power to you. ...
11 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, I re...
11 months ago
 
TN: 3 Bordeaux, 2 Loires, and 1 from the Marches
Saturday grilled squid over garlic scape pesto linguine with a salad and the 2017 Collestefano Verdicchio di Matelica Sweeter fruit than I remember, but balanced by mineral/oystershell notes. B/B+ I a...
11 months ago
 
Mocktails
11 months ago
 
TN: wines by river- CA Chard, Alsace Riesling, Burg rose
Wednesday was supposed to be the first of our little village?s summer jazz concerts, but Tues night I looked at forecast (80% chance of thunderstorm) and it looked like it would be changed to indoor v...
11 months ago
 
TN: Father's Day weekend- authentic roses and more
No wine Friday, we went with some friends to Carnegie Hall to see Betsy?s sister?s final performance with the Metropolitan Opera orchestra (fine performance, Mahler?s Ruckert-Lieder with Elina Garanca...
11 months ago 2
 
TN: Spanish reds, US rose, Italian white, French red and white, NZSB
Strawberries and raspberries, a little herby, good minerally finish. As always, a re-buy. B+ Friday we went to dinner at Betsty?s sister?s with some old friends who moved away a couple years ago. A ni...
11 months ago 1
 
oops, lost my notes on Loire night
Friday our local non-serious group gathered at Fred?s for a look at the Loire. Nice spring evening on the deck with an incredible spread of food- a salmon mousse, radishes with butter, goat and other ...
11 months ago
 
TN French wines (and 1 Chianti) at home and in the 'Gunks
Some friends came over Sat, we started with some oysters, then sat on patio for arctic char crudo with radishes. The Bernard Bremont ?Cuvee Prestige? Brut Champagne (a recent release), was a lovely fu...
11 months ago
 
TN: Many wines on Memorial Day weekend
Lobster was on sale, so steamed a couple chicks, made some spinach, and opened the 2006 Littorai Heintz Chardonnay. Pear, lemon zest, and just a touch of oak. The oak seems to come out a bit more with...
1 year ago 4
 
TN: Bairrada , Burgs, Sancerre, more
Swordfish, squash, braised cabbage and carrots, and the 2017 G. Boulay ?Clos de Beaujeu?Sancerre. Zippy acids, full and flinty, bright citrus and apple. B+ Saturday I carried dinner over to some frien...
1 year ago
 
TN: Montrose!
Our Bordeaux group and a couple of other friends met at Bobby Van?s in Midtown East last night. We had some whites to start (I started with a crab cake) 2014 Francois Carillon ?Les Macherelles ? Chass...
1 year ago