Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category
This week we talk about one of the most essential tools for wine tasting…Don’t be shy!
Behold the Whiskey Sour! Whiskey (your choice), simple syrup or sugar, and lemon or lime. You can use egg white or not…bitters or not! Simple elegant and for me just about perfect! We did two different shows. One where we discussed the perennial favorite and another where we compare two versions one with egg white […]
Well maybe you don’t have to be quite as minimal as this picture but….Why do you need to have more that 4 ingredients in a cocktail! I share some of my thoughts!
Quizmaster Mary and I had a great time this month…We all learned something…Cheers!
A few weeks ago the Carmel Road winery was kind enough to send us some bottles. We finally got around to reviewing them and I’m glad I did! Both are around $25 and are fine examples of California’s bounty!
This week it’s two light Italian reds! The first was the Fattoria Moretto Lambrusca, the second was the Colterenzio Lagrein. Both were nice and light and perfect for Summer. Cheers,
Ordering wine at a restaurant doesn’t have to be torturous or snobby…In fact it should be fun. Thanks to Ray Isle at Food and Wine for writing such nice suggestions in the July 2019 issue of Food and Wine.
Lawn Mower Cocktails indeed! Food and Wine for August 2019 has a nice article on how to ‘Summerfy’ your cocktails and some nice cocktail recipes. Mary and I reflect on this idea. BTW mowing the grass in flip flops and drinking is super dangerous, stupid and not recommended!
That, is a Peacock Alley Martinez! I did mine on the rocks and used Luxardo Cherries. Use whatever gin you like…I used Tanqueray 10. If you don’t have orange bitters…use what you have, but you definitely need the Angostura bitters. It’s a really nice cocktail…lots of booze and worth lingering over. I found this in […]
You know the drill…you’re a smart person, but you haven’t spent your life perusing wine lists and get presented with this, often times, enormous tome that looks like it once belonged to Charles De Gaulle. Ray Isle has a nice article in the July 2019 issue of Food and Wine. Here’s a link to his […]