Photos from the 2006 Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux Tasting (Part 1)

The recent 2006 Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux Tasting was held at The Frontiers of Flight Museum just outside of Dallas’ Love Field. I will write much more about the event and the wines soon, but here are some of the photos that I took. Photography is not my specialty, but these aren’t too bad. Much better ones will be posted soon, I’m sure.

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Super Bowl Wine (repost)

This was originally posted on Thursday, January 31st, 2008 With the Super Bowl right around the corner many of us are in the process of planning a party. While most fans don’t really have a dog in this race any more, we still all crowd around the television like this is a life or death event, and for some of the advertisers who often provide the best part of the entertainment, it just might be. […]

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Obsessed? Me???

ob·ses·sion əb-sěsh’ən, ŏb-) n. Compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea or an unwanted feeling or emotion, often accompanied by symptoms of anxiety. A compulsive, often unreasonable idea or emotion. ob·ses’sion·al adj., ob·ses’sion·al·ly adv. My kids tell me that I am obsessed with food and wine. I disagree with them, and explain that I am very passionate about both, so I do spend a lot of time learning about them, or actually cooking, eating and drinking. […]

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AWOL for Bordeaux

Another Wine Blog will not be updated today, unless you count this post, and tomorrow as Amy and I head for Dallas for the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux tasting. Alder over at Vinography has already been to one of the tastings and weighs in on the 2006 Grand Cru Bordeauxs. Here is part of his post, but you will want to read it all, I’m sure. The 2006 vintage in Bordeaux was variable […]

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Fountain of Youth: 78 bottles a day?

Recently 60 Minutes had a report about some scientists that are proving what we already know…wine is GOOD! Early in the article they state, as our headline does, that you would need 78 bottles a day to achieve their results. That sound like fun to me. But then they up the ante. The pill is a highly concentrated form of resveratrol, a virtual vineyard of healthy living. Asked how much red wine one would have […]

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Be a Home Superstar Chef (Part 4 – Knives)

In part one of this series we examined the importance of good pans. Parts two and three discussed shallots and pine nuts respectively. Today in part four we talk about the importance of good knives. Like with pans, purchasing a good knife is an investment, and a fairly significant one to boot. I mainly use only 4 knives for everything, plus one specialty blade (an ultra-sharp salmon knife). A serrated knife for bread and a […]

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2009 Wine Country Calendar now available

Featuring photos from 2008 Wine Blogger Conference Wineries For this weekend only (through Sunday) our 2009 Wine Country Sonoma calendar featuring photos from Sonoma County wineries and vineyards is 50% off! Created especially for the folks at Another Wine Blog, the calendar also includes photos from events during the North American Wine Blogger Conference sponsored by Open Wine Consortium at the Flamingo Resort in Santa Rosa in October 2008. Take an inside look at wineries […]

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