The answer to the last question in the title of this post is “The sauce I made my missus last night.” Here’s what I made: First off, a beautiful piece of wild caught Alaskan salmon, skin removed. Then garlic. I… Read More ›
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RIDGE In The Round: The RIDGE Round Table Reviews The Ridge Vineyards 2005 California Syrah Lytton West!
There has been a somewhat long-running array of commentaries weaving in and out of my other posts about this wine; it all began with someone’s West Coast Wine Net comment about Syrah and Viognier, it continued through an exploration of co-fermentation, and now,… Read More ›
1999 RIDGE California Lytton Estate Grenache: Tasting Via Tasting -or- Food As Analytic -or- How A Dish Can Show A Wine’s Other Side
OK, a fairly long-winded title, to say the least. So here’s the gist: Essentially, rather than assessing this particular wine via a more “standard” tasting MO (i.e. tasting notes in the traditional sense), I thought I’d try to explain it… Read More ›
I just remembered, I actually had one other opportunity to taste this wine recently (the new 2006 Ridge Santa Cruz Mountains Estate), in the context of a “trade” tasting, and I happened to be able to taste it with an… Read More ›
We just got a new Panini griller at home. I haven’t used it yet, but whatever color Portabello mushrooms are, that’s the color I’ve been dreaming in since we got it.