Oct
11

Anaperenna By Ben Glaetzer, 2006

Sunday afternoon, watching football. Not my team the Jets since they play monday night against Miami (GO JETS!), sipping wine. I bought 6 bottles based on a 94-97 point rating from jay Miller at The Wine Advocate. This is the first bottle I’ve opened. The wine itself is 80% shiraz and 20% cabernet sauvignon and […]

Nov
09

Astrale E Terra Arcturus, 2002, Meritage

I recently purchased 6 bottles of this wine from a daily email I get from The Wine Library. It scored 93 points from Wine Enthusiast. I am always on the look out highly rated good value wines. A few days after buying the wine I was making a beef stew with port and wine and […]

Sep
18

Greg Norman Estate Wines

Greg Norman Estates: Don’t be fooled by this golf legend dabbling in wine. Greg Norman takes his wine making as seriously as his golf game 2005 North Coast Cabernet The 05 cab needed a little time to open but for a young wine, it drank quite well. The majority of the grapes come from Sonoma […]

Aug
23

Bordeaux Night

It’s been a while since I wrote about one of our wine tasting nights. Last month we did martini’s instead of wine but this month we’re back on track again. The way this works is that we are four couples in our self made wine club and we rotate through a different couple’s home once […]