Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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!
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.
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. […]
It’s that time again when Quizmaster Mary asks me three questions…It’s like Passover but with better wine! Here’s our show, enjoy!
What a nice shelf of Amaros! This week Mary and I talk about Ramazotti and it’s closest friends in the Amaro family! Enjoy!
This week I treated Mary to two cocktails (she has the patience of Job!) The first was a classic martini and the second was entitled good tidings the links for recipes are below! Both are worth doing. http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/classic-martini-2 http://www.esquire.com/food-drink/drinks/g385/winter-cocktails/?slide=3
This was a really nice Tempranillo for $12.95! This was also super nice for about $8!!! Here’s the show…Go Spain!