Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category

Sep. 14 2015

9-14-15 Word On Wine Monte & Duke

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

This week Mary and I review two reds we are both fond of.   Mary reviewed the 2012 DaMa Montepulciano D’abruzzo.  $12.  Nice Cherries and rustic in all the right places.  I reviewed the 2012 Molly Duker Shiraz.  $19.  I had heard about this wine from Kati and decided to pick up a bottle.  16% […]

Sep. 07 2015

9-07-15 Word On Wine Trisaetium & Patelin De Tablas

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

This week Mary and I actually got together to enjoy some wine…Something we are planning to do more of on Monday!  Oddly enough for a pair of old world wine lovers we enjoyed two new world wines. 1)2012 Trisaetum Riesling.  Willamette Valley Oregon.  $20.  Though some may say…”I don’t like sweet Riesling”  this was a […]

Sep. 03 2015

9-3-15 Word On Wine Summer Cocktails Revisited!

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

This week we are rerunning a show from 2013 where we used some cocktails from Bon Appetit, Food And Wine  and The New York Times.  These are too nice not to look at again and I have transcribed the recipes!  I am definitely going to try these…if you aren’t sure where to get some of […]

Aug. 28 2015

9-28-2015 Word On Wine Review 2 Piemonte Whites and what the H*** is Erbaluce?

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

This week we reviewed 2 whites from Piemonte both of which are winners. 1)The 2010 La Torrazza, and the grape was Erbaluce Di Caluso.  The producer was Ferrando and the wine will set you back $21.  This was a complete surprise and a complete delight.  I had never heard of Erbaluce and definitely want to […]

Aug. 23 2015

8-24-15 Word On Wine Review 2 White Wines From Portugal!

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

We often thing of Portugal exclusively for Port wines and Vino Verde, but recently the red and white table wines have been making a great impression.  Mary went to the wine store and found a very nice white wine from the Douro area as well as an Albarinho. 1)2013 Riserva Casa Ferreirinha Plan Alto.  $15.  […]

Aug. 14 2015

8-17-15 Word On Wine Review Chateau la Fleur des Graves, Graves de Vayres

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

This week I review both the red and the white from Chateau La Fleur Des Graves.  This is a very lovely and frankly affordable ($15-20) Bordeaux from the Graves de Vayres area.  I hear that the village of Vayres is quite lovely and based on the wines I bet it is.  I liked these wines […]

Aug. 10 2015

8-10-15 2 Rose 1 Bordeaux and Another from Hungary!

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

This week Mary and I tasted two Roses (I don’t have an easy accent!) the first was from Bordeaux and the second from Hungary. 1)2013 Chateau Goudichaud Rose 100% Cabernet Franc.  $15.  I was fortunate enough to taste this and as I read on line about it…Left Bank Right Price.  Nothing not to like…nice color […]

Aug. 06 2015

8-6-15 Word On Wine Summer Cocktails 2015!

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

This week Mary and I talk about 4 Summer cocktails we are enjoying.  Here are the recipes!  These are really great…they just need names! 1)The Lisa!  A bottle of Rose.  A bit of soda.  Some Aperol.  Garnish with strawberries! 2)The Barcelona!  Casa Mariol or other high quality Spanish sweet vermouth.  Lemon Lime or Orange juice […]

Aug. 05 2015

8-6-15 Word On Wine Louie’s Remembered

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This week Mary and I stroll down memory lane as we remember Ice Cream Drinks at Louie’s.  We found some more contemporary Ice Cream Drinks on the July issue of food and wine.  I spent a lot of evenings playing at Louie’s back in the old days…it’s nice to remember them. Enjoy the show.

Aug. 03 2015

8-3-15 Word On Wine House of Mandela Thembu Collection

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

This week Mary and I continue our sampling of House of Mandela Wines with The Thembu Collection.  These wines are Fair Trade and the winery was opened by Nelson Mandela’s daughter and grand daughter to honor him.  The Thembu Collection will be very visible on the shelf of your local wine store because they used […]

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