Tag Archives: Saint -Emilion Grand Cru

En Primeur Reds-Part One

There I was at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source and I was doing a wine tasting with one of the employees and kibbitzing with the owner of the shop as well, as he already had a chance … Continue reading

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Chateau La Croizille SEGC 1983

Once in a while, out of a clear blue sky, we get really fancy and it is just the two of us.  My Bride has been working daily, in fact she never missed a beat, because she is considered an … Continue reading

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A White and a Red from Bordeaux

When I am my local wine shop, the Fine Wine Source, I may get a chance to taste several wines.  It may appear that they monopolize my writings at times, but it is because I taste whatever wines that they … Continue reading

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Two More Christmas Gifts

“Taking coal to Newcastle” is the classic expression for redundancy and some may say that is like buying me a bottle of wine.  Au contraire.  Actually, I really appreciate anyone and any gift, because it means that someone has to … Continue reading

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Mr. Lucky – Part Two

Some of you may have thought that my reference to the movie with this name, might be too arcane, so you might remember the television show with John Vivyan and Ross Martin; or you may just think that I have … Continue reading

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Open That Bottle Night

I am positive that there will be some spectacular bottles of wine being bandied about on Twitter the last Saturday night of February. That evening has become known as “Open That Bottle Night” and was created by Dorothy Gaiter and … Continue reading

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A Very Quiet Father’s Day

It was a very laid back and quiet day on Father’s Day this year. It was a day of catching up on different things. Catching up on the chores and unpacking of a trip that I haven’t even begun to … Continue reading

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