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 | Comments Off on 10-24-19 Word On Wine Fall Ideas

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 | Comments Off on 10-14-19 Word On Wine 2 Cru Beaujolais Encore!

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 | Comments Off on 10-10-19 Word on Wine Quiz!

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 | Comments Off on 10-7-19 Word on Wine 2 Northern Rosés

  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 | Comments Off on 10-3-19 Word on Wine Pocket Wine BookPart Deux!

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 | Comments Off on 9-30-19 Word on Wine Pecorino and Rocim Amphora

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 | Comments Off on 9-26-19 Word On Wine Pocket Wine Guide!

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 | Comments Off on 9-23-19 Word On Wine Greek Orange Wine and Federstahl!

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 | Comments Off on 9-19-19 Word On Wine Organic, Biodynamic and Natural!

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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