Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category
I purchased both of these for about $13…more or less…The white was delicate and the red was a beast! Austria continues to have wines with personality and value at the low end. Here’s our show…Enjoy!
I adored and still adore Mark Bittman’s Minimalist column. Even though it has ended I still get lots of ideas from those posted on line. I think a minimalist approach to cocktails is a great idea. 4 ingredients MAX! I am so tired of cocktails that have seventeen things in them…I’m also tired of having […]
Just What is Zibibbu and what does it want of us! It’s a grape that is known as Muscat of Alexandria and a has million other names! Mary found a couple of nice wines, one which is unusual and the other more mainstream….both were lovely and around $15 – $17. Our first wine was called […]
Yumsters! Both of them around $15! A picture is worth a thousand words…Check out the show…
This week Mary and I share some of our house wines. These are wines that we keep coming back to because they delight our spouses and guests…and ourselves! Here are Mary’s choices! My Choices! Here is our show! What are your house wines! We’d love to know!
This week Mary and I talk about Drink Alikes! Basically, if you like this but don’t like the price tag, are there bottles which will give you a sense of their elder sisters without their cost? Indeed there are and a little creative shopping will do the trick. Check out our show for some […]
She’s Back! Quiz master Mary returns with some questions for moi! Truthfully they were pretty easy but they did make for some interesting discussion! Here’s the show…Enjoy…
Many years ago I recall buying a bunch of rosé wines at a local shop and a fellow patron commented, “you like sweet stuff eh?” Actually I do like sweet stuff but every bottle I was buying was dry as a bone…as most rosé is. In past years our choices for rosé wines were rather […]
The Markowitsch was $12.99 and the Perrin $11.99 They were both amazing. The Perrin a bit heavier. Here is the show…buy with your eyes closed.
A few weeks ago Kati Harrison and I had lunch with some lovely people from Georgia to discuss their very interesting wines. As you can see from the picture this wine has an amazing color! This comes from leaving their white wines with the skins. They also age their wines in Amphoras as opposed to […]