Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category

Jun. 09 2017

6-12-17 Word On Wone 2 Loire Rose

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Frankly these were both amazing!  From Chinon in the Loire 2016 Le Grand Bouqueton.  $12.99 Yum! Also Yum was the Domaine Bellvue from Touraine $10.99!  Buy a case of both and enjoy on the porch all Summer.  

Jun. 01 2017

Word On Wine…Our First Anniversary! And What We Drank!

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

This week Mary and I are joined by Kati Harrison who, in addition to being WBJC’s Operations Director, also happens to be my wife…and I happen to be her husband!  We figured that since I proposed on air a year ago in February (during a fundraiser) and we celebrated our real anniversary on 5/18 fundraising, […]

May. 29 2017

5-29-17 Word On Wine 2 Worthy Alsatians!

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This week Mary and I reviewed these two lovely sparkling wines from Alsace!  The Meyer Fonne Brut Extra was a little extra but really lovely.  The Willm was a bit cheaper…still solid but not as interesting.  Both are nice deals at $17 and $14! Here’s our show…Enjoy!

May. 25 2017

5-25-17 Word On Wine “In A Box’

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  Wine in a box!  Before you run away screaming there are some definite advantages.  Pictured above are some of our favorites.  Check out our show.

May. 05 2017

Word On Wine 5-8-17 2 Italian Rosé

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

This month Mary and I are joined by WBJC’s Kati Harrison and we had a fabulous time!  We reviewed two Italian Rosés both from the Veneto. $15 Super nice liked by everyone.  Nice combination of fruit and acid.  Buy a case!  Sure looks pretty doesn’t it! Our second wine!   Liked by me, Kati not […]

Apr. 28 2017

5-1-17 Word On Wine 2 From Austria

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  Both of our wines were from Austria and both around $14!  We had Kati Harrison with us as guest taster and all of us loved the Strauss Sauvignon Blanc.  I adored the Pannonica which Mary and Kati weren’t thrilled about!  Frankly buy either with your eyes closed.  I think a case of the Pannonica […]

Apr. 28 2017

4-28-17 Word On Wine Austria

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What are these red and white stripes atop the wine bottles?  Good question.  Listen to our brief show on Austrian Wine and find out.  I just returned from the WBJC trip to Vienna and Salzburg and share a bit of my insights with Mary.  Here’s the show… Enjoy…I sure did.

Mar. 24 2017

3-24-17 Word On Wine ‘Tastes!’

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  We all like what we like and tastes are tastes.  Mary and I ponder this for a few minutes after a listener disagreed with our review! Here’s the show…What do you think!    

Feb. 18 2017

2-18-17 Word On Wine Chenin/Viognier

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  This week we tasted two Chenin Blanc Viognier blends.  The Vansha was from South Africa and the Pine Ridge from California.  Neither was outstanding but both were light and refreshing.  Both were around $15.  Here’s our show…enjoy.

Feb. 13 2017

2-13-17 Word On Wine Cotes Du Roussillon and Cahors!

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This week we have some unusual French varieties to talk about…Actually they aren’t particularly unusual if you are a fan of wines from La Belle France!   1)2014 Domaine Piquemal.  Cotes Du Roussillion Tradition.  $15.  Grenache/Syrah.  This was nice and full bodied.  Great table wine for the dead of Winter!   2)Petit Jammes.  Cahors.  Malbec.  $10. […]

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