Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category

Aug. 12 2016

8-15-16 Word On Wine Cocktails…Live and In Person!

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

    Looks delicious doesn’t it!  I think so. This week I made two of my current favorite cocktails for Mary!  Here are the recipes neither are challenging! 1)The Roosevelt! 2 oz. Pikesville Rye 2 oz. Limoncello…any brand will do.  Lots of freshly squeezed lime juice.  Fill Shaker with ice…Yum! 2)Cocktail still Sine Nomine…(This mixture needs […]

Aug. 11 2016

8-11-16 Word On Wine…Cocktails 2016!~

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

  Looks great doesn’t it!  I have something that resembles number 7.  I’ve always wanted the classic Zeppelin shaker…No matter…they all work fine.  I have been enjoying cocktails and Mary and I have  a really fun time discussing them.  This coming Monday we will taste two of my concoctions and I will share some of […]

Aug. 04 2016

8-4-16 Word On Wine Sagamore Spirit 3

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Greetings and welcome to my third and final part of my conversation with Brian Treacy President of Sagamore Spirit.  Looks yummy doesn’t it! This week we talk about moving the entire operation to Baltimore and how the bottling process works.  I am assuming the facility will look something like the picture below…which looks quite impressive.  […]

Aug. 01 2016

8-1-16 -16 Word On Wine Viognier & Pinotage!

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

This morning Kati Harrison is sitting in for Mary Zajac.  Both of these wines were winners in their own way.  Both were around $15. 1)2014 Nicolas Perrin Viognier.  This was bottled by the Perrin Family for the house of Nicolas Perrin.  (I don’t quite know why that matters but they put it on the bottle.  […]

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 […]

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