Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category
Two cocktails that I created for Mary Zajac This week. The first was inspired by some Quebecois beverages that I picked up returned from Canada. Un Canadian Errant (The Wandering Canadian) is a famous folk song from Quebec. The cocktail combined Apple Brandy and Blueberry Liquor from Quebec with lemon and Orange juice and Bourbon […]
Two completely diverse wines from France…One from the Languedoc and the other from Bordeaux. Both were nice.
This week Mary and I take a few moments to talk about our favorite Thanksgiving traditions. Have a happy and safe holiday!
Wines from Hungary and Greece this week! Both nice and reasonable!
This week we borrowed some nice cocktail ideas for both Thanksgiving and the holidays! Here are some links! https://www.marthastewart.com/1543868/pernod-bourbon-spritz https://www.eatyourbooks.com/library/recipes/2201294/sarahs-garibaldi https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/applejack-sour
This week we reviewed two German Whites…Both were winners! Both are available! Enjoy!
Not everyone likes to drink alcohol and sometimes people who do are driving or simple want a break. Mary found some good ideas in Better Homes and Gardens and here is a link to some of their ideas. The possibilities are truly endless. https://www.bhg.com/recipes/drinks/wine-cocktails/mocktails/ Here’s the show…Enjoy!
This week I made two cocktails for Mary inspired by booze from La Belle Province. Don’t worry about substitutions with more local products, it’s going to work out fine. Cocktail 1 was called The Norman Conquest and was named for the late and truly great opera singer Jessye Norman. Shortly after her death I was […]
There it is mes petits amis! It was a Wednesday 9/25/19 and Kati Harrison, Bryan Young, Irina Kaplan Lande and moi (Jonathan Palevsky) spent the evening at the Chef’s Table at Commander’s Palace. Kati and I had been twice before and found the experience extraordinary, so we saved our pennies and decided to book the […]
Fall is upon us…and that’s a great thing…Here are some of our beverage ideas!