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Decided to do a beef pot roast tonight - soaked the beef in a garlic, red pepper corn, cabby sauce for 24 hrs. The 3 1/2 hrs of cooking in a mirepiox, with additional garlic, shallots, green and red peppers and mushrooms.Didn't want anything to big - picked these two dailies: I was pleasantly surprised by these 2 efforts from Washington. The C... Read More
The election is over but the fun continues! How far can our country be dragged down by 'fake news' and 'alternative facts'? You be the judge... Read More
A few days ago I participated in a tasting/pairing event that featured white wines. One of the wines was Chablis, and, while discussing this one, the facilitator stated that it was fermented in steel and had never seen oak. I asked if that was common for the region and he responded that it was absolutely the case, and was so for all white wines... Read More
Hi everyone. This is my first post on the boards. My wife and I are doing a long weekend in Healdsburg (Jan 15-17) and Yountville (Jan 17-19) over MLK weekend and were looking for some recommendations on wineries to visit. We tend to like more full bodied red wines, but are open to other wines as well. We are from New York and want to focus o... Read More
OK, this is a topic that hasn't come up recently but has many times in the past. How to store wine in the house? Whether to refrigerate? How to choose passive or refrigerated wine cellars? What kind of wine fridges are best? Etc., etc.I was doing some real estate shopping in the Ventura/Santa Barbara counties area and ran across a higher-end h... Read More
v v, I don't choose wines based on ABV, but does that one say 19%? My eyes are pretty old. So, I may be misreading. If so, is it fortified or did they add a pound of C&H sugar for ever 10 pounds of grapes? OK, this one is not as unusual as the Abouriou that v v had a couple months ago, but from the same maker, Old World WInery, and, you have... Read More
"When the moon hits your eye/like a big pizza pie/that's amore."As we ate our breakfast on Sunday morning at the Imperial Hotel in Amador City, the soundtrack subtly changed. Last night at dinner and halfway through breakfast, the soundtrack was from the same era, but Sam Cooke sent us, and Ray Charles warned us about women. This morning, with... Read More
Recent research shows that a glass of red wine a day is like twenty minutes of vigorous exercise. So before summer rosés officially take hold, get in on the last gasps of Cabernet. I tasted through forty different Cabernets, all under $16. There are some superb examples here that you’re going to want to try. Cabernet, because of the value inhere... Read More
No mystery I love Syrah and got turned onto it some years ago by a N. Rhone that I had at a restaurant in Sonoma. But here it goes again, latest estimates for the auction price at HartDavisHart:1983 Côte Rôtie, Côte Brune, Cuvée Reservée, Marius Gentaz-Dervieux (12 bs) $15000-22000Now I grant you that's not exactly DRC or Latour level pricing ... Read More
15 years ago, before I retired, I had a couple of bottles of Chevalier de Bayard. It was the best tasting wine I'd ever had. But now that I'm on a fixed income, I can no longer spend $25 on a bottle of wine.Does anybody have any ideas of what wines are close to it but less expensive?Thank you Read More
Aug 21, 2009 at 1:25pm
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