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Munching Vidal Blanc on Keuka Lake, New York
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Entrée Paris 3: Père Lachaise Cemetery and Domaine de Rotisson, “Les Dalines”, Pinot Noir, Burgundy 2010: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #42
Day 76 of our EU Austerity Drinking Tour. We have to slow down. Versailles had exhausted us (last week’s post). To avoid (most of the) tourist hordes, we hike to Père Lachaise Cemetery.
Once in this grid of the famous and dead, we unleash our inner Art Historians, and hunt for our heroes of the humanities. Continue reading
APPEARANCE: Inky purple, paper thin clear rim, noticeable legs. AROMAS: Bold aromas of candied violet, black berry jam on burnt toast, orange zest, equal parts French and American oak lend a cigar and coconut face off. PALATE: Dry and dusty, … Continue reading
I’ve sold out. Follow me on twitter for updates and little nothings: @waywardwine Last week we left Glasgow to work our way north. Now for a few darker things: e.g. Porter, Stout, and Loch Ness. The Scots share a love … Continue reading
After a week in Glasgow, we were ready to move on. Our last day there, we stumbled upon West Brewery. It sat at the far end of Glasgow Green: a river park, smelling of Victorian imperialism and the caramelized malt … Continue reading