If you're a traditionalist, brace yourself. The cans are coming, and their glinty sheen isn't slowing down for anyone or anything. This past week, the Los Angeles Times' Lettie Teague took her turn observing and commenting on the emergence of metal c...Read more »
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You can pay big organizations to do in-depth studies of consumers’ preferences for beer, wine and spirits. Or, you can analyze data from a mountain of tweets.Read more »
Wine travel never gets old. Your experience canvary from place to place; from vintage to vintage. By now you’ve seen or heard ofmany wine destinations, and you’re probably wondering what’s next. Good news: There’s a new generation of winemakers quietly...Read more »
As the chilly season draws to a close our thoughts drift toward picnics in the park, fire pits at dusk, and sidewalk cafés. While there’s no reason to banish your red wines at the onset of spring, finding one that’s suited to the transition is key.Read more »
The eighth season of Joseph Rosendo’sTravelscope has given me the opportunity to discover some destinations I’ve never visited and new sides to places I’ve known. This season’s fifteen new PBS episodes (grand total 106 now) span the globe from Asia to...Read more »
Semler Cabernet Sauvignon
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“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
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The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
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Subtle flavors of black cherry, mixed berries and a hint of vanilla. Pairs well with steak, pork and pasta//ALDI Read More
A Bordeaux blend with lamb chops sounds awesome, to me, RBA."Something ... is a cool Garagiste event in Los Angeles, today. Larry Schaffer of Tercero and Paul Gordon of Halcon are going to be pouring there. Guess who can't go because he has to go to his niece's wedding. Double :-(I've been told by the bride's father (my brother) that the of... Read More
Al, I have bottles of both in the inventory. Keep your eye on the various ... ... out by wine geeks from Los Angeles every day. I don't want to be labeled as the "Ugly Tasting Room Visitor." To be honest, also, I was not very optimistic about that Chardonnay--based on my previous visit. So, I was ready to miss the possibility that this one... Read More
some "previously frozen" Alaskan cod I went to Vons and ... Around here (eastern Los Angeles County) where the Asian population is the ethnic majority, there are Supermarkets and fish mongers who sell live fish. Those, I know, are not frozen. Anything else, even the whole fish, I just assume have been frozen.I have purchased fish from Whol... Read More
Well, we went to the symphony, last night:London Symphony OrchestraMichael ... ... Conductor, is a native of Los Angeles.The concert was enjoyable, but it took a while for the orchestra to really hit it's stride. The first two pieces just seemed unbalanced dynamically or unintegrated. I am going to attribute this to lack of sufficient rehear... Read More
Robotic, glad you've stopped lurking and stepped out into the light! And ... ... essentials.It is indeed Los Angeles light (or technically one of the other little cities in and around LA County). New York City is a great place to live if you're either 1) in your 20s or 2) very, very wealthy. Otherwise it's just smelly and difficult. But it is... Read More
Southern California, Al, specifically, eastern Los Angeles County.As much as I respect and typically agree with our most informed participants, I am going to buck GregT a bit and offer a defense of wine clubs. Now, my comments are restricted to winery clubs that offer only their wines. I have no interest in things like wine.com that want to se... Read More
Yes, DM, it was a 1991. It is funny, though, as I indicated above, if you ... I have visited here in the Los Angeles area have on what I can only describe as very low couches or sofas and you eat off these little tables. It is not clear whether there are place settings on the tables at the Washington restaurant, but my experience is that every... Read More
EM - Thanks for the restaurant tips. I can't say when we'll get ... ... dancers when I lived in Los Angeles (prior to 1991) and I don't remember sticking dollar bills in the ladies apparel. I wonder if Sandra would object to that if they have belly dancers at the Marrakesh? I bet you'll enjoy that RRV red blend with the burgers. I have no... Read More
v v, 3 or 4 times a year my brother-in-law goes on fishing trips to Baja ... ... from where I live in eastern Los Angeles County. The nearest Total Wine store actually has a "Mexico" section. I have seen (and, actually, bought) L.A. Cetto wines there. Interestingly, the back label on the Total Wine ones are in English.It is winter, today, i... Read More
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