Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category

Feb. 27 2014

2-28-14 Word On WIne Quality and Price!

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This week Mary and I talk about the quality and price of wine.  We talk about 3 different reasons to buy wine and the three different types of wine that we buy!  Frankly it’s better to listen to the show than to read about it…one click below and VOILA! Related posts: 6-24-13 Word On Wine […]

Feb. 24 2014

2-24-14 Word On Wine 2 Rieslings!

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Related posts: 12-26-13 Word On Wine New Year’s Resolutions for 2014! 1-27-14 Word On Wine Review Cahors and Arneis! 3-6-14 Word On Wine Chateau La Tour!

Feb. 13 2014

2-13-14 Word On Wine Valentines Day!

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OK a day’s notice for Valentine’s Day is a little tight but here are our plans for tomorrow!    Mary and I talk about what we will be doing and what we will be drinking!  Included are some of our favorite sparkling wine recommendations!  Check out the show and let us know what you are […]

Feb. 07 2014

2-10-14 Word On Wine Review CDR & Soave!

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This week we review 2 inexpensive wines that our favorites of both of us.  Mary reviewed the Cotes Du Rhone and I reviewed the Soave! 1)2012 Kermit Lynch Cotes Du Rhone.  $14.  This perennial favorite is reasonably priced and very well made.  How is it that the CDR never disappoints! 2)2012 Pra Soave Classico.  $16.  […]

Feb. 06 2014

2-6-14 Word On Wine…Put A Cork In It…

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This week Mary and I talk about the virtues of cork as a natural product.  It’s true they fail and also that they need to be harvested from trees…However, they also are providing a very necessary service for the Portuguese  eco-system!   Who would have thought that this simple bark of a tree would be a […]

Feb. 03 2014

2-3-14 Word On Wine Review Greece and Burgundy…Together again!

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This week Mary and I review two white wines.  One from the Macon in Burgundy and the other from the Pelopenisian hills of Greece! 1)2011 Domaine Pollier Macon Village.  $13.  Welcome to Southern Burgundy.  Great Chardonnay at a great price!  Not California Chardonnay but a really nice grippy mine rally wine.  There are great bargains […]

Jan. 30 2014

01-30-14 Word On Wine – ORANGE!

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Wine isn’t ORANGE (if it is you are in trouble) But Winter is a great time for various orange liquors!  Mary and I sampled a number of these popular options including Gran Marnier, Cointreau and one from France you probably haven’t heard of.   WBJC Word On Wine 021612

Jan. 27 2014

1-27-14 Word On Wine Review Cahors and Arneis!

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This week Mary and I review the beauty and the beast!  Mary has the beast! 1)2009 Clos La Coutale Cahors.  85% Malbec and 15% Merlot.  $16  Behold old world Malbec!  This is pretty rough and ready but not as rough as Cahors has been in the past.  Here is a nice link to Kermit Lynch […]

Jan. 23 2014

1-23-14 Word On WIne Tasting Notes! Are They Part Of The Solution….

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This week dear ladies and Gentlemen Mary and I discuss the value of tasting notes.  These appear on radio shows (full disclosure…we do them too) at formal and informal tastings and also on the backs of our favorite and sometimes not so favorite bottles.  Does it matter if wine professionals taste vanilla and gun flint […]

Jan. 20 2014

1-20-14 Word On Wine Review 2 From Down Under!

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One would think from this title that Mary and I are reviewing wines from Australia…Actually we are reviewing a red from South Africa and a white from New Zealand! 1)2012 The Wolftrap!  This South African red blend was made up of Syrah, Mouvedre and Viognier!  Rough and Ready if you’re ready for it!  $12…A great […]

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