Archive for March, 2010

nose: honeydew melon, grass, white pepper, limestone, chalk; very herbaceous palate: crisp with a medium finish; lime, chalk, gravel, green apple. Great acidity and balance. notes: region- burgundy; varietal- 100% aligote; organic, herbicide free, dry farm. Available at Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant or Italian Wine Merchants.

It is beet season here in southern California and we have had our fair share of beets between the CSA baskets and the beautiful selection available at local Farmers’ Markets. While there are many applications for beets aside from the predictable salad, I have to admit that the dish I am about to outline is […]

Last weekend marked a defining moment in my life, or better yet a moment that re-shaped my ill-defined sentiments about Bordeaux wines: I can no longer say I don’t understand the hype. First a little history: Château Haut-Brion is a Bordeaux wine estate, rated a First Growth (Premier Cru) in the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification […]