But it wasn’t until I actually tasted them – one then the other – that I appreciated what a superior scotch Famous Grouse is. If you want to kick it up a notch without breaking the bank, try the Black Grouse.
Okay, so probably not so secret anymore. Diane cuts hair at Jim’s Barber Shop in the plaza next to Cranberry Liquors. She kept coming in this summer and purchasing an odd assortment of ingredients — enough so I asked her exactly what she was doing with them. Diane explained herself by describing several friends-and-family events […]
With the colder weather, Saturday barbecues are definitely fewer and farther between. That said, a few hamburgers made there way to the Weber this evening. A nice bottle of Kaesler Stonehorse GSM fills the bill for wine with this meal. The 2006 Stonehorse GSM from the Barossa valley is composed of 45% Grenache, 44% Shiraz, […]
_ A serious wine but one that can absolutely be enjoyed with casual drinking. Not to sound like some pretentious wine snob but you can taste hints of tobacco, cherry and a touch of vanilla. This puppy fills the mouth with all kinds of flavor. Even with an alcohol content of 14.5 this wine is […]
Getting over the fear of Pinot’s that cost less than $50 is easy with 3 Girls. Sometimes you just want to have something different than a cab or merlot or zin, and this one fits the bill rather nicely.
Masciarelli Trebbiano d’Abruzzo – 2009 It’s a commonly understood rule of wine drinking that you drink your white wines chilled. Doing this hides the ‘imperfections’ that may be found in the wine. Having said this, the Masciarelli Trebbiano d’Abruzzo I had with dinner was straight out of the wine fridge – kept at temperature but […]
Like beer, wine, scotch and bourbon, there is something for everyone. Including the beginner. When someone comes into the store and he or she is grabbing a fistful of Macanudos because that’s what beginners or itinerant cigar smokers smoke, I readily suggest the AVO.
Earth 2.0 Tempranillo Organic Wine: I’m not sure how I feel about that concept. If you’ve ever visited a vineyard, you probably know the folks who grow those grapes are very in touch with the climate, the soil and the plants which deliver the grapes. I don’t think any serious winemaker would do anything to […]
CRANBERRY LIQUORS – Tax Free Tuesdays – 092210
What beer to drink when the autumn weather begins to turn the nights cool? Something with some real flavor and color? Try Sam Adams Octoberfest!