Tag Archives: Spain

Covides Gran Gesta Brut Reserva Cava

Sunday has become a true day of rest, unless Mother Nature decides to bring more of that white stuff around here.  I am getting worn out, even with the use of a snow blower keeping the sidewalks and driveway clean, … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Night Before St. Valentine’s Day

Since St. Valentine’s Day was on a Sunday this year and we were both itching to go out somewhere.  I suggested a restaurant that we have been to several times before and my Bride decided to have our Son’s family … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two More Down

I have been writing mostly about the good fortune of our wines in the wine cellar, as we have survived the lockdown.  Just like we have been trying to use up the food in the freezers and the pantries after … Continue reading

Posted in Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Two from Marqués de Murrier

With all that is going on, and since so many places have been shut down, if I can I try to make it a point to stop at my local wine shop to help in my small way at The … Continue reading

Posted in Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

One Spanish, One French

The joys of wine are that there is always something new to discover, you don’t have to go to the market and keep buying the same wine every week.  At my local wine shop and wine club The Fine Wine … Continue reading

Posted in Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dinner for the Vertical

We had never had a vertical tasting at the house and we were not really sure how to proceed.  Most of the time when we had a chance to taste a vertical run, it was just tasting the wines with … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

More Raids on the Cellar

It may be still awhile before we can start going out for dinner, like we used to, but I do hope that pleasurable activity returns.  It may be some time before there is full confidence, but until then I am … Continue reading

Posted in Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Piccata and Penelope

Lt. Col. Korn, XO:  All you have to do is be our pal. Col. Cathcart:  Say nice things about us. Lt. Col. Korn, XO: Tell the folks at home what a good job we’re doing.  Take our offer Yossarian Col. … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chili and Rioja

 Major Clipton: “Are they both mad? Or am I going mad? Or is it the sun?  Another day in someone’s version of utopia and we are making the most of it.  I have been in a funk, but I think … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Piqueras and Piccata

“Von Luger: Are all American officers so ill-mannered? Hilts: Yeah, about 99% Von Luger: Then perhaps while you are with us you will have a chance to learn some.  Ten days isolation, Hilts. Hilts: CAPTAIN Hilts. Von Luger: Twenty days. … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment