Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category

Aug. 28 2016

8-29-16 Word On Wine White Bordeaux and CDR! Both around $13!

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

This week Mary and I reviewed a white and a red which are very solid and great for the last days of Summer…that would be the next month or so!   1)2014 Chateau Les Jourdis.  White Bordeaux.  Made by Bernard Magrez.  $14.  This had a dull nose but was great on the pallet.  We really […]

Aug. 25 2016

8-25-16 Word On Wine…Wine Apps!

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  A few weeks ago my brother Murray turned me on to a wine scanning App called Vivino.  https://www.vivino.com/   I downloaded it onto my Iphone and it worked pretty well…It enabled you to take a picture of a bottle and then it would compare that to its data base.  Sometimes it worked really well […]

Aug. 21 2016

8-22-16 Word On Wine. Mary Is Back And We Have 2 White CDR’s To Review!

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Mary Zajac and I have had the hardest time getting together to taste wine!  However my lovely wife Kati Harrison did an excellent job standing in for her these past few weeks.  This week we reviewed 2 white Cotes Du Rhone wines.  Both were 2015 vintage and both cost around $10. 1)Charles Thomas White Cotes […]

Aug. 18 2016

8-18-16 Word On Wine…Chill!

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That’s how we want our wine to be in the Summer…especially if it’s white!  However, sometimes we forget to chill the wine and we have a problem. Mary and I discuss what on earth to do!

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

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

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 […]

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