Monthly Archives: February 2009
Your young adult child is about to turn 21 and you’d like to introduce them to the world of wine. It’s a big, sometimes scary world out there; full of terminology and techniques with plenty of opportunities for the occasional social misstep. If you’re uncertain on the best way to initiate your child about the […]
Robert Mondavi 2006 Central Coast Solaire (about $17): I thought this California Cab was a bit on the lighter side when I first tried it, but it really firmed up and was most enjoyable after a return tasting. Packed with berry and dark plum flavors, the wine glides into a finish of sweet oak and […]
Robert Modavi Winery 2006 Napa Valley (about $20): This is a lovely Napa Chardonnay that hits all the right notes; pear and apple aromas, touches of oak, and a silky, creamy finish – the result of partial malolactic fermentation. Well priced at about $20 a bottle, it pairs beautifully with chicken, turkey and other poultry […]
It wasn’t too long ago that the only place you could find a malbec at your local grocer or wine shop was from France or Argentina. Today, it seems as if nearly every winery in Washington has a malbec on the shelves or plans to produce one. I think the malbec grape is capable of […]
6:00 to 9:00 pm – Valentines Day Champagne & Sparkling Wine Dinner. Dan and BTC Chef Marc Eilberg team up once again to provide you with a very special evening featuring a five-course dinner paired with Champagne and sparkling wines. Click on the Wine Classes Page for more information.