Archive for the ‘Word on Wine’ Category
Zoe is from Greece! Dahlia is from Georgia! Both are inexpensive Rose wines worth looking into! Check out our show!
This week Mary asks me the customary questions 3! I miss one! oops. This just shows that the fix isn’t in! Enjoy!
This week two super nice Roses…The Secateurs is from Swartland South Africa and the Belleruche is from the Rhone. Both are super nice and neither expensive. Here’s our show…complete with my Rose credo!
This week Mary and I discuss a New York Times article by Eric Asimov (Above Left) published on June 19, 2019 entitled ‘It’s Time to Rethink Wine Criticism’. Using the occasion of Robert Parker’s (Above Right) retirement, Asimov discusses the role of the wine critic and how changing the way we write about wine might […]
Since we were talking about Prosecco and using them in cocktails it made sense to taste a couple. These are both nice examples that run around $20. Check out the show…I am fascinated by how Prosecco has become our dominant non Champagne sparkling wine.
Invented in Harry’s Bar in Venice the Bellini has to be the easiest cocktail to make. All you need is equal parts Prosecco (use a good super dry one) and peach nectar. I made Mary two variations on the theme…I added gin to the classic cocktail and also used white grape juice instead of peach […]
Here are a couple of shows about Venice and what is enjoyable to drink. Both Prosecco and Amarone are beautiful examples of the amazing things you can find in the floating city.
First off it looks great. Second it’s taken over the world. Third The New York Times hates it! https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/09/dining/drinks/aperol-spritz.html Now there are some problems with the drink…Aperol isn’t the greatest amaro in the world or the most complex BUT if you use a super dry good quality prosecco and lemon instead of orange…the drink balances […]
It took a while but Fall is actually here…Here are some of our ideas for Fall beverages.
Bonjour mes petits amis! Both were super nice…the beaujolais especially. I haven’t seen too many beaujolais rose so why not stock up for thanksgiving now. Happy October! Enjoy the show.