Food And Wine

  • Bouillabaisse, paella and 32 wines

    Chiado’s Bouillabaisse No words, no tasting notes. Just the wines. What happens at WineAlign‘s #waxmas14 stays at Waxmas14. I will say this. There was music. Waxmas Whites Domaine Long-Depaquit Chablis Grand Cru La Moutonne 1996, Burgundy, France Vergelegen G.V.B. White 2012, Stellenbosch, South Africa René Muré Riesling Clos Saint-Landelin 2008, Alsace, France R.

    Michael Godel/ Godello- 7 readers -
  • Shave this bitch: White truffle sells for $61,250

    … a big plane–the kind that shaves truffles, that is. The consignors say they will be donating the proceeds to charity. More on truffles: “The Dark Side of the Truffle Trade” [The Atlantic] “White Truffles: Why They’re Worth $2,000 a Pound” [TIME] The post Shave this bitch: White truffle sells for $61,250 appeared first on Dr Vino's wine blog. …

    Tyler Colman/ Dr Vino's wine blog- 5 readers -
  • New cocktail menu and beef nibbles at Gaucho

    … long, dark and chilly, I went for the whiskey based cocktails on the list. I tried the signature cocktail Smoked Ginger made with Bullit rye, the Buenos Aires Classic The Re-Fashioned made with Woodfood Reserve bourbon with a touch of espresso and their Club Negroni made with Haig Club. Manhattans are my default cocktail but these bourbon/whisky…

    The Wine Sleuth- 2 readers -
  • Looking red ahead at December 6th in VINTAGES

    … to one common Riojan crossroads; Atlantic and Mediterranean, Tempranillo and Garnacha, French and American oak. In fact, it does the latter with such seamless ease, as neither barrel disturbs the proportion or the harmony. Fresh, pointed, serious and value-driven with ridiculous compete, the silky smooth Montesa uses calcareous soil as an organza…

    Michael Godel/ Godelloin Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah- 9 readers -
  • Let the gems begin

    … Wine review at VINTAGES of Norman Hardie Chardonnay County Unfiltered 2012 by Godello If the premature lashing of cold, snow and ice weren’t enough to get you thinking about holiday shopping, get thee to Liquor Control Board on Ontario store on the weekend. Same time, every year. The LCBO stocks the shelves, isles and pyramid displays with more…

  • Life is a Cabernet

    … Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 2010 Adaptation Chardonnay 2011, Napa Valley, California (Agent, $32.95) Consignment A full on crème filling feel is awash in tropical nuance. At once young and tender like hearts of palm and then again like roasted cart nuts and a bonfire on the beach, eventually cooled by palm fronds and prevailing winds…

  • Happy #MerlotDay

    … #MerlotDay? Leave a comment, and let us know. Like this: Like Loading... Related Tags: #MerlotDay, Bubbles, Merlot, Morgan Hill, Sonoma, Trentadue 2012 Merlot This entry was posted on November 7, 2014 at 7:08 pm and is filed under Food and Wine, Wine, Wine Events. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. …

    Stay Radin Merlot- 5 readers -
  • Big release, bigger wines

    …, incredulous modernity, unabashed behaviour and high alcohol – but it handles it well. Tasted October 2014 @MDWinery @imbibersreport Jean Max Roger Cuvée Les Chante Alouettes Pouilly Fumé 2013, Loire, France (391623, $28.95, WineAlign) Calm, reserved and intelligent. Just a faint hint of smoke, a whiff or a puff, here today, gone tomorrow. Glade…

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