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Posts from the ‘Eat, Drink & Travel’ Category

Rockin dinner night

Rockin’ dinner with Russell and Michele. Stone Fire Grill Monday night patio dinner. Keenan Cab Sauv Spring Mt 2009 – finished with star of the night – eucalyptus, pine needles, structure but so elegant, (thanks Mitch!)
Antiqv2s Syrah Gary’s 2007 – lush mid palate amazing wood and tannin finesse – wow! Vieux Telegraph (thanks Laura!) rocked it with the tri-tip – sage, herbs, garigue mon ami – my Gran Torino!

Food & Wine Pairing with Bordeaux Wines

Dry white Bordeaux is made primarily from Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon.  It typically has medium to medium-high acidity and fresh fruit flavors of green apples and limes with grassy tones.  Dishes that work well with it are …

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Sake Tasting with Epic Wines

6 locations in both US and Japan hosted a tast...

Here are some tasting notes from an informative sake tasting with the distributor Epic Wines:

  • Tozai “Well of Wisdom” Honjozo
    White Flowers, yeasty aroma, light melon, very viscous
  • Tentaka Kuni “Hawk of the Heavens” Junmai
    Very yeasty, beer-like aromas, toasted bread
  • Kanbara “Bride of the Fox” Junmai-Ginjo
    Melon aromas, crisp & clean palate, bright & light, dry
    Delicate, bright, refreshing -#1 favorite of this tasting …

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