Goodness, I hope the scent of nail polish remover is coming from my fresh manicure that was done two hours ago and not from this Brazin 2013 Old Vine Zinfandel (Lodi, CA). LAWD JESUS, let’s get this wine tasting started so I can decide if it’s going to be a Knob Creek evening :).Continue reading “Still in a Zin Mood – Brazin 2013 Old Vine Zinfandel”
The Cure for Mars-Mercury Retrograde You know you are in for treat when you pop the cork and you are greeted with a blast fruity aromas. There’s a haze of aromas in the air and a slight breeze just carried it away. Mmmm… thus far, Pinnacoli 2012 Primitivo Di Manduria is off to a greatContinue reading “Pinnacoli 2012 Primitivo & LaGloria Series R”
Don’t you love when your friends gift you with a good bottle of wine. My first experience of “The Federalist Zinfandel, 2014” was gifted during the Washington, DC area 2016 Blizzard. Before I describe the wine, l first have to give applause to Tobaccology for being the Number One Cigar Shop and Lounge inContinue reading “The Federalist and Tobaccology to the Rescue!”
2012 Apothic Red, Winemakers Blend Sick with Bronchitis and Laryngitis, this is the first wine I had in over 2 weeks. Thanks to wonderful antibiotics, I’m left with an upset stomach. This Denver versus New England AFC Championship game is going to set me back. Peyton has called “OMAHA” over 8 times before the halfContinue reading “Thanks to the AFC Championship Game – Drinking on an Upset Stomach”
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”
The Holidays – Good Wine, Good Eats and Great Conversation!.
2012 Apothic Dark, Limited Release Don’t you love the holidays. A time where we find time to fit others into our busy schedule, travel many miles to be with family and friends… Well, today, I’m filled with mixed emotions; dinner was my idea and I’m nervous. On top of it all, I pick the worstContinue reading “Good Wine, Good Eats and Great Conversation!”
GREAT, GREAT and GREAT! Palermo, Prisoner and Papillon!. Orin Swift Wines- artistic and unmistakable. Salute!
Orin Swift It’s Saturday evening and we are at our local wine shop/restaurant, WineStyles. We see the friendly wine distributor, who always makes a comment about “The Professional” resembling Robert DeNiro. We smile…it’s nice to be remembered. Thus far, I’ve collected plenty of white wines for the upcoming warm weather. Yes, it is typical toContinue reading “GREAT, GREAT and GREAT! Palermo, Prisoner and Papillon!”
Saturday afternoon and The Professional and I are wine shopping. Our day was filled with down pours, strong wind gusts that resulted in a tornado touching down on Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA. The first Living Social coupons took us to Cairo Wine and Liquor (DC Wine Guy) at Dupont Circle. I checked their website andContinue reading “Layer Cake – Primitivo aka Zinfandel – A Forty Miles Winegasm!”