A Perfect Wine Moment

Have you ever just had a moment, a perfect wine-drinking moment?   I certainly have… and one of those times was a few weeks ago while wine tasting with our friends Ed and Katie.  Actually, when I think about it, it seems we are always “wine tasting” with Ed and Katie; well, I am anyway, Doug is usually…

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What was that FUNKY smell in the wine?

I'm sitting here with the aroma wheel I acquired from one of my wine classes awhile back.  I can't for the life of me find a category for what I smelled in my glass last night.  And no, Steven (my brother),  it wasn't from backwash!   During the bread and calamari course I enjoyed a perfectly decent…

Good wine to be found in River Park

Last night we tried something we've never done before…..we drank a bottle of Menage a Trois with our friends Anne and Jay.   Pretty crazy, I know, but what the heck! We were at Mama Susanna's in River Park, where I have to say, they have a nice local wine list….including many by the glass.  We…

Last night I tried a great and affordable new wine. Guenoc 2008 Lillie’s Victorian Claret was a super example of an affordably priced California Bordeaux blend…..YUMMY!