An Evening with Erich Sattler & Alec Bradley

  The thunderstorms have passed and we are taking advantage of the mild warm temperature of 88 degrees fahrenheit.  For the past few days, temperatures reached 100 – 114 degrees fahrenheit with the heat index. The tiki torches are lit and the cicadas and frogs are keeping us company.  The wine and cigar selections forContinue reading “An Evening with Erich Sattler & Alec Bradley”

Bamboozled and Blissed -14 Hands Hot to Trot

You know what’s hilarious? When you are at a restaurant and discover a wine that blows you away. The excitement is not due to the food, which is delicious or the ambience that places you in a state of relaxation. This restaurant is far from any of these descriptions. Your excitement, well my enthusiasm is basedContinue reading “Bamboozled and Blissed -14 Hands Hot to Trot”

“The Computer Ate My Paper” – New Jersey 2013 Harvest Wine Festival

New Jersey 2013 Harvest Wine Festival Hilton, Short Hills, NJ Weeks of searching for this wine review and still MIA. This is why I prefer handwriting my reviews before typing.  Handwriting feeds my obsession with hard back journals and stationary. Writing is exhilarating: seeing your thoughts on paper, hurried penmanship from words spilling out andContinue reading ““The Computer Ate My Paper” – New Jersey 2013 Harvest Wine Festival”

Bringing up the Past – Parados 2005 Malbec Mendoza – Argentina

For the past few days, I’ve been searching for a 200+ words wine review on the NJ Harvest Festival. I know I wrote it or may I dreamt that I wrote the review; I’m not giving up.  In the meantime, I decided to share a review from the past. Enjoy! Parados 2005 Malbec Mendoza – Argentina The firstContinue reading “Bringing up the Past – Parados 2005 Malbec Mendoza – Argentina”

Yes, Here’s Another 2013 Top List – My Top 20 “Must Buy” Wines of 2013

Since everyone is releasing their top lists of 2013, I had to jump on the bandwagon and publish my Top 20 “Must Buy” wines that I tasted in 2013. There is no way that I would be able to rank the wines from first to twentieth. Therefore, I chose to list the wines in alphabeticallyContinue reading “Yes, Here’s Another 2013 Top List – My Top 20 “Must Buy” Wines of 2013”