Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category
Mary and I don’t taste nearly enough new world wine. We are trying to fix it with a concerted effort to drink more American wine! The Mer Soliel had a hideous looking bottle but was a super nice Chardonnay for about $17. The Leese Fitch Cabernet at $10 is a steal! Here’s our show. […]
Recently Kati and I took a trip to Sonoma and did some tasting. Kati was nervous that if she spat or poured out the wine the wine makers would be insulted. Nothing could be further from the truth. Mary and I discuss what is a very important part.
To Celebrate our first Anniversary Kati and I flew to Chicago, stayed at The Drake Hotel for a night and then took the train to San Francisco! It took two days and was fabulous. We then found ourselves with two days to spend in wine country. We arbitrarily chose Sonoma and off we went to […]
I purchased both of these for about $13…more or less…The white was delicate and the red was a beast! Austria continues to have wines with personality and value at the low end. Here’s our show…Enjoy!
I adored and still adore Mark Bittman’s Minimalist column. Even though it has ended I still get lots of ideas from those posted on line. I think a minimalist approach to cocktails is a great idea. 4 ingredients MAX! I am so tired of cocktails that have seventeen things in them…I’m also tired of having […]
Just What is Zibibbu and what does it want of us! It’s a grape that is known as Muscat of Alexandria and a has million other names! Mary found a couple of nice wines, one which is unusual and the other more mainstream….both were lovely and around $15 – $17. Our first wine was called […]
Yumsters! Both of them around $15! A picture is worth a thousand words…Check out the show…
This week Mary and I share some of our house wines. These are wines that we keep coming back to because they delight our spouses and guests…and ourselves! Here are Mary’s choices! My Choices! Here is our show! What are your house wines! We’d love to know!
This week Mary and I talk about Drink Alikes! Basically, if you like this but don’t like the price tag, are there bottles which will give you a sense of their elder sisters without their cost? Indeed there are and a little creative shopping will do the trick. Check out our show for some […]
She’s Back! Quiz master Mary returns with some questions for moi! Truthfully they were pretty easy but they did make for some interesting discussion! Here’s the show…Enjoy…