Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category

Mar. 06 2014

3-6-14 Word On Wine Chateau La Tour!

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A couple of weeks ago I was invited by good friends to taste some wine…Who says no to that!  However, it turned out that it was someone’s 50th birthday and they were celebrating with a 2002 bottle of Chateau Latour.  This isn’t something I get to taste everyday…if you do I am envious…but the tastes […]

Mar. 01 2014

3-3-14 Word On Wine Review…2 Bottles Of Eve!

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Mary Zajac and I have had problems getting together to taste so we decided to solve the problem by getting together with a bunch of wine and our mutual partners!  This week we have two white wines which didn’t behave at all as they should have! 1)2012 Charles Smith ‘Eve” Chardonnay.  Columbia Valley Washington!  $14!  […]

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!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Word on Wine | 2 Comments

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 […]

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