Monthly Archives: November 2010

Grapenuts Bubbly Blowout Dec 1st 2010

We love seeking the best sparklers for our holiday party at the Renaissance Hotel (530p-9p) in downtown Pittsburgh, what fun we will have with this bubbly line up from around the world!    This event is open to the public, all … Continue reading

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Dry Rose “Revolution” ?? Sure!

Some Australian growers led by De Bortoli (http://www.debortoli.com.au/) have suggested a November 30 ‘revolution’ – to promote dry styles of rose.   Having recently spent some time in southern France where dry rose is widely available, it is a style that I very … Continue reading

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Four Interesting Australian Wines: Two Chards and Two Shiraz

Here are some notes on the wines we tasted prior to Quantum Theatre’s (http://www.quantumtheatre.com/) brilliant production of “When the rain stops falling” – we tasted some complex wines to match up with the complex production! Wishing Tree Unoaked Chardonnay 2008 … Continue reading

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Three wines for Jack’s Tuesday November 16th Tasting at Braddock’s

Below are three wines that will be featured by-the-glass at next week’s Braddock’s American Brasserie Tuesday Tasting for only $5 per glass (located at the Renaissance Hotel downtown Pittsburgh).  I will review and discuss new wines every Tuesday – all people … Continue reading

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Franz Reinhart Bernkasteler Kurfurstlay Riesling Kabinett 2009

This Kabinett class German Riesling (we will discuss German wine classifications at a later time), in an attractive tall bottle, with an equally attractive price, should be on your list when seeking a food-friendly wine to share with wine-lovers and … Continue reading

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Codorniu Brut Reserva Cuvee Raventos NV

One look at the bell-shaped bottle of Codorniu Brut Reserva Cuvee Raventos NV, and you are led to believe this is a sophisticated sparkler.  Indeed the appearance is one of a more expensive product than the sale price of $9.99 … Continue reading

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