Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category
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!
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.
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.
This week we sample two rosés from northern France! We had some interesting disagreements and you should try these for yourself.
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!
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 […]
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 […]