Yearly Archives: 2010

High Life Can Cake

High Life Can Cake Originally uploaded by jamesonf This was made for me by a bakery manager in honor of my enthusiasm for our big sale on 18-packs of High Life tall boys. After all, as the saying goes, it takes a lot of beer to make good wine.

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Trader Joe’s Wine

Trader Joe’s Wine Originally uploaded by jamesonf I shop at Trader Joe’s frequently for all the stuff a single guy pushing 40 needs. Every now and then a wine there catches my attention. A Hunter Valley Semillon for 6 bucks? Done and done. This was an excellent wine that reminded me how underrated Aussie whites [More]

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My New Favorite Esoteric Wine

I expanded my thoughts on the Hofer rosé in my new piece on the Foodista Blog.

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Hofer Zweigelt Rosé

I adore the Hofer Gruner and Zweigelt in the one-liter bottle-cap topped package. The rosé, though in a meager 750ml screwcapped bottle, is a joy. Super-austere, pale, dry, and elegant. I have more thoughts in tomorrow’s post on the Foodista blog. Tune in!

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36 German Rieslings

It was a busy couple of days last week when I plowed through a host of German Rieslings from Markus Molitor and Valckenberg. I’d recap my meager notes from each wine, but I’d be in my grave before I finished typing dozens of variations on Bernkasteler Badstube Spatlese. The one thing I want to share [More]

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Alsatian Riesling: Dry and Delicious

My expanded thoughts on Domaine Weinbach and their lovely Rieslings.

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A Lovely Day For Alsatian Riesling

Alsatian Riesling Originally uploaded by jamesonf Domaine Weinbach. Rich, dry, complex, and delicious.

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Let’s Be Happy For Chardonnay and Oak Hooking Up

My new post on the Foodista blog for my expanded thoughts on Chardonnay and oak.

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