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TN: Ruby's 2nd bday,
With flounder, broccoli rabe, and quinoa, I opened the 2010 Thomas-Labaille “Les Monts Damnes- Cuvee Buster” Sancerre. I’ve ha d some lovely 2010 Sancerres lately, so don’t think this is a ...
10 months ago 1
 
TN: Bubbles, Burgs, and 1 NZ Chardonnay at Noreetuh in East Village, NYC
Thursday I headed into city for a dinner welcoming some visiting NZ wine fo lks. #6 line from Grand Central was having signal problems, I eventually ma de it as far as Union Sq and walked to Noreetu...
11 months ago
 
TN: good Rieslings and Loire, good and bad (damaged?) Bdx
A bit of delay in SLC, but made it back to NY Thursday night. Dinner mostly from freezer - chicken sausage and dal, plus delicata squash. 1996 Ch. Troplong Mondot Some browning on rim, slight...
11 months ago 10
 
TN: Southern Italy (no Sicily)
Friday Roger hosted our local non-serious group, theme was Southern Italy ( no Sicily). A nice assortment of cheese, charcuterie, etc, and some blind w ines. But first a white 2016 Feudi di San G...
11 months ago
 
TN: 3 Bdx 2 Rhone in Sacramento
Wednesday we travelled across Sacramento to see and old wine friend and his family. We were greeted by Arv, Jen, their beautiful twins, and their Germ an Shepherd Charcuterie, pickled green beans...
11 months ago
 
TN: Wines in Mendocino
I was supposed to fly to Medford OR to attend Betsy’s quartet conce rt in Ashland Sat. Got up at 3 AM, got to Newark, everything was looking go od as I boarded for first leg to Detroit But deplane...
11 months ago 1
 
TN: Really good Beaujolais, ok red Rhone and white Burg
With grilled tuna steak , roasted peppers, quinoa, dal, & salad, the 2016 Pavillon de Chavannes“Cuvee des Ambassades”-Cote de Brouill y. Looks like the embassies will be drinking well this yea...
11 months ago
 
TN: Good weekend of wines from all over- Spain, France, US, and Germany
Friday I did sous vide miso salmon, udon, kale, and salad. Wine was the 201 6 Dutraive Fleurie. Bright, crunchy red fruits (cherry and raspberry), flo ral, herby. Fresh and balanced, very good. B+ ...
11 months ago
 
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 fi...
11 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...
11 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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 ...
1 year 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...
1 year 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...
1 year ago 1