Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category

Jan. 20 2014

1-20-14 Word On Wine Review 2 From Down Under!

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

One would think from this title that Mary and I are reviewing wines from Australia…Actually we are reviewing a red from South Africa and a white from New Zealand! 1)2012 The Wolftrap!  This South African red blend was made up of Syrah, Mouvedre and Viognier!  Rough and Ready if you’re ready for it!  $12…A great […]

Jan. 16 2014

1-16-14 Word On Wine Trivia Quiz January 2014!

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Where was Merlot first planted in the US?  What damages vines most when they are first emerging?  What Rhone grape was planted by Rhone Rangers in this country to great acclaim in the 1990′s?  The answers to these will all be revealed in our January 2014 trivia Quiz! Related posts: 2-24-14 Word On Wine 2 […]

Jan. 13 2014

1-13-14 Word On Wine…Rieslings Old and New!

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This week Mary and I review an old world blend including Riesling and a new world varietal Riesling!  We each tasted two different wines…Mary the first and I the second. 1)2012 Meyer Fonne Edelzwicker from alsace france.  $16 for a liter!  Edelzwiker is the Alsatian name for a blend of noble grapes.  In this case […]

Dec. 26 2013

1-9-14 Word On Wine Winter 2014!

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

Winter is here and there is no getting past it!  Mary and I talk about what we like to drink In The Deep Mid-Winter! Let us know what you like during these freezing months. Related posts: 6-13-13 Word On Wine…Beer Tasting Part 2…Malt! 6-27-13 Word On WIne June Trivia Quiz! 8-5-13 Word On Wine Review […]

Dec. 26 2013

1-2-14 Word On Wine Trends 2014

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

This week Mary and I discuss what trends might be taking  place in the wine world during 2014!  Check out the show and let us know what you think might be coming! Related posts: 04/02/12 Word On Wine Review Dauvergne and Ranvier 2! 4/26/12 Word On Wine Seasonal Adjustment 5/7/12 Word On Wine Review 2 […]

Dec. 26 2013

1-6-14 Word On Wine Review 2 American Favs!

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

This week Mary and I review two wines from the good old USA! 1)2010 Wildwood Pinot Noire from from Oregon.  $15.  Mary had this at Thanksgiving and was very impressed.  It’s hard to find good pinot at this price point so I say Mazel Tov! 2)2012 Dry Creek Fume Blanc from Sonoma County.  This Sauvignon […]

Dec. 26 2013

12-30-13 Word On Wine Review 2 From Maryland!

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

This week Mary and I tasted two wines as part of the Winter Wine at Evergreen event sponsored by the Maryland Wineries  Association.  Kevin Atticks of the MWA was kind enough to let Mary and me sample a few wines and we are posting a quick review.  Hope to see you at the event…see below […]

Dec. 26 2013

12-26-13 Word On Wine New Year’s Resolutions for 2014!

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

This week Mary and I discuss our New Year’s resolutions…I actually took care of my last year’s resolution and finally had a wine rack installed in my Superstorm Sandy rebuilt basement!  Nice to have those bottles off the floor.  Click below to see what Mary and I are thinking about for this year.  If you […]

Dec. 21 2013

12-21-13 FTM Listings!

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

This week we all didn’t care for the Martinu…The panel thought the Messiah was odd…though I liked it and am playing most of it on Past Masters later tonight!  So There!  We liked the Mendelssohn and loved the Schumann! Here are the listings….Enjoy PLAY DATE: Sat, 12/21/2013 5:00 PM            10135 Bohuslav Martinu              Piano Trio (1930)                       […]

Dec. 19 2013

12-19-13 Word On Wine Amazing Holiday Cocktail!

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

This week Mary and I revel in the discovery of Perucchi Vermouth!  First off, this vermouth is from Spain rather than Italy.  Second it is more of an aperitif than a blender for martinis.  Third it’s only $20 a bottle.  Fourth it’s only 15% alcohol.  Fifth it’s unbelievably refreshing with some soda or just about […]

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