Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category

Mar. 28 2015

3-30-15 Word On Wine Review…2 Saints Just in Time For Easter!

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This week Mary reviewed two reds one named for St. Francis and the other for St. Thomas Aquinas. 1)2010 St. Francis Merlot.  Sonoma Country.  $10!  A really nice buy!  You can’t go wrong with St. Francis…he is one of our favorite Saints. 2)2012 St. Thomas Aquinas Pinot Noir.  Napa Valley.  $15.99.  Not a success and […]

Mar. 20 2015

3-23-15 Word On Wine Review…Mass Market Brands!

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Sometimes you find yourself in a place that has very limited selection in terms of wine and all there is are various mass market brands.  Mary decided to try two whites this week and two reds next week. 1)2013 Joel Gott  Un-oaked Chardonnay.  Sourced from grapes in Napa, Sonoma and Monterrey.   Drinkable but unremarkable. 2)2013 […]

Mar. 18 2015

3-19-15 Word On Wine ‘Blends!’

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Many people have this idea that varietal wines are always fabulous and blends are inferior!  Actually some of the greatest wines in the world are blends and Mary and I have a chat about them! Enjoy the show! Related posts: 08-1-13 Word On Wine Old Westminster Winery… 9-2-13 Word On Wine Review 2 From Marie! […]

Mar. 14 2015

3-16-15 Word On Wine 2 Oregon Pinots!

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This week Mary reviews 2 Oregon Pinot Noir from the Willamette Valley in Oregon. 1)2012 Cherry Cove Pinot Noir.  This was produced by the Coleman Family and was a delight…especially at the $15 price point. 2)2013 Wildwood Pinot Noir.  Though Mary has enjoyed this wine in the past and the $15 dollar price point is […]

Mar. 12 2015

3-12-15 Word On Wine ‘Clean Up!’

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I am not the most delicate of souls and have been known to break a wine glass from time to time and even still a glass or two!  Mary and I talk about how to clean up spills and how to clean your glass without breaking it.  This comes courtesy of Food & Wine…some great […]

Mar. 04 2015

3-5-15 Word On Wine Chardonnay Apologists!

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Mary and I are definitely Chardonnay Apologists!  This noble grape has been maligned for little or no reason by people who seem to have no idea how amazingly versatile it is.  Take That!  Check out our show which discusses the many uses of Chardonnay all around the wine making world. Related posts: 11-19-12 Word On […]

Feb. 27 2015

2-26-15 Word On Wine Myths 2!

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We all have ideas about wine…some are true and some not so much.  Mary and I take a second week to discuss some common wine myths.  We are having fun taping new shows…hope you like this one. Related posts: 5/3/12 Word On Wine First Time! 8-11-14 Word On Wine Cloudy Bordeaux 7-10-14 Word On Wine […]

Feb. 21 2015

2-23-2015 Word On Wine Liter Riesling and CDR White!

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WE’RE BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! For the last bunch of months we have been running repeats because Mary broke her ankle!  Finally we are back and delighted about it.  We have two nice white wines to review. 1)2013 Darting Riesling from Pfalz.  $18.99 A LITER!   Such a deal.  Nice fruit with great acid…a total winner…also at 11.5% not […]

Jan. 26 2015

1-26-15 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!  […]

Oct. 23 2014

10-23-14 Word On Wine Franciacorta

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This week my guest is Giovanni Bresciani, Export Manager from L’Arcipelago Muratori.   Giovanni works at Villa Crespia where they are making Franciacorta…an Italian sparkling wine using the grapes found in Champagne…Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.   It was nice of him to pay us a visit and talk about his unique area of Italy and their philosophy […]

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