Archive for December, 2014

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Travesty at the French Laundry

December 30, 2014

The Grinch stole Christmas and also made off with a number of spendy bottles from the vatican of food churches, including:

  • Screaming Eagle 2002 $6500
  • Screaming Eagle 2010 $3500
  • Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 1988 $5750
  • Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 1998 $3950
  • Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 1999 $7950
  • Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2007 $3250
  • Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2008 $3500
  • Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2009 $4500
  • Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2010 $3950

…I know, right?  WTF is napa cab doing on this list?!!  Travesty.

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What is this?…China?…in the 30s??!!!

December 8, 2014

So my friend asks me if I can recommend an earthy pinot for ~$20…(rimshot!)….$20/glass maybe…(rimshot!)…

…thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen, you’ve been a great crowd; if you want to see more of my act, I’ll be here every Wednesday night this week…but seriously folks…I too like a wine to convey a sense of place, and I prefer that place not to be the inside of a jam jar, but $20?

Here, drink this.  I think there was some dirt in it, but the flavor was mainly dominatedIMG_20131229_184557605 by THE BLOOD OF ANGELS…