Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category

Jul. 24 2016

7-28-16 Word On Wine Sagamore 2!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week I continue my discussion with Brian Treacy President of Sagamore Spirit.  It has been a couple of weeks and I have been sharing my Sagamore Spirit bottle with friends and colleagues in cocktails and straight up.  Reviews (especially from the Face The Music Panel) have been enthusiastic. Here is the second part of […]

Jul. 21 2016

7-21-16 Word On Wine Sagamore Spirit 1!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week I have the pleasure of speaking with Brian Treacy President of Sagamore Spirit.  Sagamore is producing a very nice Maryland style rye whiskey.  The whiskey is currently being produced in Iowa pending the completion of their state of the art distillery but still uses local spring water in their production.   You can […]

Jul. 17 2016

7-18-16 Word On Wine; Book Club Wines!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week Kati Harrison is sitting in for Mary Zajac for three reasons.  1)Mary is on Vacation.  2)We have been running lots of repeats lately.  3)I bought two fabulous whites for her book club which screamed to be reviewed. 1)2014 Chateau Granville Lacoste.  Graves (White Bordeaux;  75% Semillon, 20% Sauvignon Blanc and 5% Muscadelle.)   […]

Jun. 23 2016

6-23-16 Word on Wine – Baltimore Whiskey Company

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, Word on Wine | No Comments

We take a small break from wine today to talk to Max Kennedy Lents, CEO of the Baltimore Whiskey Company about spirits!

Jan. 14 2016

1-14-16 Word On Wine Hamilton Russell 2 Southern Right!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week I continue my discussions with Anthony and Olive Hamilton Russell from Hamilton Russell Vineyard in Walker Bay South Africa.  We talked about their Southern Right Sauvignon Blanc and Pinotage.  Frankly, both were lovely and cost about $12.  I love the Sauvignon Blanc and bought a case.  I’m probably going to buy a case […]

Jan. 07 2016

1-7-16 Word On Wine Hamilton Russell Winery.

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week I am finally airing an interview I conducted with Anthony and Olive Hamilton Russell in the Fall.  Their wines are really excellent and I was inspired to buy a case of their Southern Right Sauvignon Blanc and will probably soon purchase a case of their Pinotage.  I was also inspired by their descriptions […]

Dec. 21 2015

12-21-15 Word On Wine Review: Vin De France…Again!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | 1 Comment

Today I am rerunning a show we did in November because in the interim I bought a case of La Chaussynette and enjoyed a bottle with good friends last night.  I haven’t met anyone who didn’t enjoy this wine and you should to.  You will probably need to order it but any good wine store […]

Nov. 16 2015

11-16-15 Word On Wine 2 Chiantis!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week Mary reviewed 2 Chiantis.  These were Chianti Colli Senesi which is an area worth looking into if you want to try something other than Chianti Classico. 1)2013 Chianti Carpineta Fontalpino.  This was brought as a gift and very much appreciated!  Here is a link to their website!  We should all have such good […]

Nov. 06 2015

11-7-15 Word On Wine 2 Cold Weather Whites.

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | 2 Comments

This week Mary takes one for the team and tastes two cold weather whites.  The Riesling was particularly fabulous…I am only the slightest bit jealous. 1)2013 Seebrich Niersteiner Hipping Riesling Spatlese.  Mary loved this especially with Asian food.  A mere 8.5% alcohol and a total treat.  At $15 a steal! 2)2012 Kientzler Pinot Blanc.  Alsace.  […]

Oct. 30 2015

10-31-15 Face the Music Halloween Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

Well Boys and Girls there was nothing scary at all about today’s show except for how scary good all the performances were.  Our panel was Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Phil Greenfield from The American record Guide.  Frankly our music and performances were amazing.  We almost feel bad about being so positive […]

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