Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 26

Spirit Of The Week – Dorothy Parker American Gin

In the days of the Algonquin Round Table,  poet, author, critic, and satirist Dorothy Parker was a New York icon, legendary for her sarcastic wit. A gin named after her had to be made at 88 proof so when drinking it you could be as witty as her…..or at least you would think you are. …

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Sep 24

Wine of The Week – 2008 Dragon’s Hollow

Deep red Cabernet with medium tannins and a nose of mint and blackberry….different not because it’s from China,  but because it has a light appearance and a full bodied taste. Chinese Cabernet is something everyone should try just for the wow factor. Price: $9.00

Sep 19

Spirit Of The Week – Kah Tequilas

Wow,  what a scary package….I’m talking about that LARGE head. Kah tequilas in Blanco, Reposado and Anejo. Blanco – aromatic agave with a spicy white pepper punch. Reposado – vanilla with perfectly balanced sweet notes. Anejo – coffee, chocolate and two years in wood to age it to perfection. Get funky and get some for your …

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Sep 17

Wine Of The Week – 2011 Naire Frizzante

Verdejo grape made in a sparkling format from Spain is the workhorse of this wine. The fact that most verdejo is made on the tart crisp side and this one is made on the semi sweet side is interesting…..it shows that winemakers are willing to experiment with new trends for the public. Great wine for …

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Sep 06

Spirit Of The Week – Mezcal Mano Negra

“The best kept secret of Mexico” tells me everything I need to know to drink this low smoke smooth spirit. 30 varietals of agave make up this Mezcal and give it a savory finish. The funky marketing with the hand around the bottle displays well on any shelf. Oaxaca, Mexico – home of the newest …

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Sep 05

Wine Of The Week – 2008 Castell’In Villa Chianti Classico

I just got my allotted 3 cases of this Chianti Classico rated 92 from the Wine Spectator, and I’m already down to 2 cases as we speak. People are looking forward to the first brisk fall Sunday with some homemade sauce and Columbus bread accompanied by this wine with it’s dried cherry nose and deep …

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