Let’s start this blog off with the fact that I LIKE the wine I am reviewing today. The problem I have is the way they are marketing it. The Cuvelier Family At the beginning of the 20th century, Paul Cuvelier and his young brother Albert, anticipating the inevitable rise in « château-bottled wines » to […]Read More Don’t Lie To Me Argentina…!
As the snowbirds from Canada come to South Florida and even locals are in constant search of a “Value Wine” with a less sugary taste than American Wines these days, I still want to stress that there is value in Bordeaux, White and Red. One of these value driven areas is located on the Right […]Read More Just The Tip Of The Ice-“Bourg”
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I like a Merlot. She Likes a Cabernet Sauvignon annnd we also like Red Blends. Guess What?? They are all Red Blends!! In most of America only 75% of the grape that is listed on the outside of the bottle has to be inside the bottle. Then even if it were 100% of the grape […]Read More Buy Wine By Style And Budget Never By Grape!
I am so pleased to be back working for ABC Fine Wines And Spirits. I would be a very wealthy man if I received a dollar for every time a guest in a restaurant or at ABC has said to me either “Can I Take You With Me When I Shop For Wine”? or ” […]Read More Wish I Had A Sommelier With Me All The Time!! NOW YOU CAN!!
Show me the Malbecs. I like Malbecs. Where’s your Malbec Section. What do you think of Malbecs. Lately I have been drinking a lot of Malbecs from Argentina. This is what the average Sommelier in a steakhouse especially, hears all night long 365 days per year. It’s my job and my motto as a sommelier […]Read More Malbec Mania Taking Over The Country!
It’s getting very close to that time of year when consumers will be yelling at me that I do not understand their personal budget situations when they are buying gifts for secret santas and holiday presents for their doctors and co-workers. I will be hearing “Larry, I am on a very tight budget and need […]Read More Make A GOOD Impression When Buying Wine as a GIFT!
It’s that time of year where we turn the corner from Spring to Summer and the Gas Grills and Backyard BBQ’S become a weekend tradition. I am tasting wines all the time and I think I narrowed it down to my best two choices for “Chillin’ And Grillin’”. Last October I posted a video of […]Read More Wines For Chillin’ And Grillin’ As Summer Approaches!