Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category

Nov. 07 2019

11-7-19 Word On Wine Commander’s Palace!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | 1 Comment

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 […]

Oct. 24 2019

10-24-19 Word On Wine Fall Ideas

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

Fall is upon us…and that’s a great thing…Here are some of our beverage ideas!

Oct. 10 2019

10-14-19 Word On Wine 2 Cru Beaujolais Encore!

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

For our final tasting we left the best for last!  2 Cru Beaujolais 1 from Regnie and the other from Morgon.  Both were around $20 and first rate.  Frankly I have always had the buy with your eyes closed on the Beaujolais shelf and have never been disappointed.

Oct. 10 2019

10-10-19 Word on Wine Quiz!

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

This week Quiz master Mary and I answer questions about various and sundry wine topics.  It’s always fun.  It occurs to me that if you have any wine questions on your minds, drop us a note and we will do our best.

Oct. 05 2019

10-7-19 Word on Wine 2 Northern Rosés

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

  This week we sample two rosés from northern France!  We had some interesting disagreements and you should try these for yourself.

Oct. 03 2019

10-3-19 Word on Wine Pocket Wine BookPart Deux!

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

Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book is always a delight!  Mary and I have some fun with Mary’s suggestion about wine pairings as well as Hugh Johnson’s.  It’s a fun show!

Sep. 20 2019

9-30-19 Word on Wine Pecorino and Rocim Amphora

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

Our first wine was made from a grape called Pecorino and was entitled Citano.  I had some fabulous Pecorino at a fine Italian Cafe in Montreal called Cafe Dante…on Via Dante…This wine pairs beautifully with great Italian food…which they serve.  Our second wine was from Portugal and was made in a very traditional style…in clay […]

Sep. 20 2019

9-26-19 Word On Wine Pocket Wine Guide!

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

Who cares about Nouveau Beaujolais day…I love the day when Hugh Johnson’s pocket wine book shows up at the station.  Mr. Johnson is a fabulous writer who seems to have lots of fun writing about wine.  Other than being a little large to fit in my pocket it’s fabulous.  I’ve never met the man but […]

Sep. 20 2019

9-23-19 Word On Wine Greek Orange Wine and Federstahl!

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

Our two wines this week were the Paleokerisio Ioannina orange sparkling wine and the Federstahl Muller Thurgau from Germany.  Both were very interesting and worth pursuing.

Sep. 20 2019

9-19-19 Word On Wine Organic, Biodynamic and Natural!

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

It’s no surprise that people are confused about the terms Organic, Biodynamic and Natural.  Mary and I have a brief discussion about these three interesting approaches to wine making!

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