Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category

Nov. 24 2016

11-24-16 Word On Wine Post Thanksgiving!

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

Just some ideas of what to drink after Thanksgiving when you just want to sit and be quiet!  Kati and I celebrated Thanksgiving on Monday as we are both on the air Thursday.  We had 15 people over (enormous for us and our house!) and Mary and her lovely husband Kevin were among them.  We […]

Nov. 18 2016

11-21-16 Word On Wine Thanksgiving Cocktails!

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This week I made Mary two cocktails…The first was a re-imagined Bloody Mary and was a little dicey…It was kind of like gazpacho with vodka…It mostly suffered from a weird color!  It tasted pretty good though.  It probably needs lots of garnish and a bit more work!  The second was a fabulous Cranberry Cinnamon Whiskey […]

Nov. 17 2016

11-17-16 Word On Wine Drink Alikes

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  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 […]

Nov. 11 2016

11-14-15 Word On Wine Texas Albarino and California Chardonnay!

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1)Yes indeed boys and girls it’s an albarino from Texas and you know what…it’s pretty damn good!  About $15 and worth it.  Find out for yourself what the bounty of Lubbock has to offer!  Mcpherson from Castanio Prado Vineyards! 2)Foxglove Chardonnay Central Coast California.  This was a big brassy Chardonnay which was un-oaked but had […]

Nov. 10 2016

11-10-16 Word On Wine Thanksgiving Prep!

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

Well mes petits amis it’s almost Thanksgiving and Mary and I are planning our wine strategies for the holiday.  This year Kati and I are both working on Thursday so we have created Thanksgiving Monday.  We are planning a medium sized Bacchanal and are asking our guests to UBER over!  Mary is bringing dessert…we will […]

Nov. 04 2016

11-7-16 Word On Wine Cotes De Gascogne & Pinot Nero

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1)2015 Domaine de Tariquet Sauvignon.  Well there it is ladies and gentlemen!  A perfectly nice Sauvignon from the Gascogne!  About $10 and worth it.  Nice zippy wine bar quaffer.  Definitely nice for an aperatif and great for Thanksgiving! 2)2015 Freciarossa Sillery Oltrepo Pavese Pinot Nero.  Lombardy Italy.  $16.  Almost clear!  Amazing for a white wine […]

Nov. 03 2016

11-3-16 Word On Wine…Home Wine Tasting!

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

Home Wine Tasting!  How hard can it be and what could possibly go wrong…pretty much nothing!  Mary and I discuss our ideas for our first joint tasting.  We are making plans and it will definitely happen…we will keep you posted.  Check out our show!

Oct. 18 2016

10-22-16 Word On Wine Our Wine Stories!

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This week Mary and I take a little time and talk about our personal connections and history with wine.  Mine started out with my father insisting that while we would use kosher wine for blessings we would serve the wines of the world for Sabbath dinner!  Wine became a geography lesson!  During my high school […]

Oct. 16 2016

10-17-16 Word On Wine. New World Magic!

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This week Mary and I review two new world wines which were lovely examples of what we do well in the good old USA!  I admit I am a little old world obsessed with wine…particularly France…so it’s good to branch out.  We salute the great wine making in the good old USA.   1)2012 Maldonado […]

Oct. 14 2016

10-13-16 Word On Wine Sweet Wine!

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

Sweet Wine!  Oh so polarizing and oh so delicious!  Just look at the amazing wines pictured above.  Mary and I certainly have our favorites…This picture contains some of the world’s great and most expensive wines…And yet for some sweet wine is anathema!  Mary and I explore the ways some of these wines can be used […]

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