Reply by thelostverse

Loved it there, and the cathedral truly is stunning, certainly one of my favorites that we saw last year in France/Germany.

Reply by flwino

3 X 2017 Maximin Grunhauser Abtsberg Riesling Spatlese 3 X 2017 Markus Huber Obere Steigen Gruner Veltliner 2 X 2016 Domaine de la...

Reply by thistlintom

The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt. Very interesting read dealing with the issues that the new...

Reply by wineismylife

Bingo PH. Mike keeps pointing out how bitter and mean and ugly everybody else is but fails to see he is exactly what he abhors in others.

Reply by mneeley490

Oh, yeah. Between 11 people, we only went thru about half of it. I cut the remaining portion in half and gave 1 part to my daughter and...

Reply by billhike

Last night - penne Bolognese. Tonight - grilled bruschetta and veggie/white bean soup.

Reply by purplehaze

This was my first thought when reading the original post. Something else is happening here. I pay much less attention to notes and...

Reply by sunnylea57

Sorry - yes he and Giacomo Conterno (at Aldo Conterno) do not see eye to eye. Galloni gave his wines bad reviews at one point. But not a...

Reply by sunnylea57

Abryce, this is the lowest score (by a 10 pt margin) given by any reviewer on Vinous in their entire historical archive of reviews.

Reply by winedrmike

They need to revise the whole scoring system. If a wine with a score of 50 is UNDRINKABLE, why not give it a score of 7, leaving room...

Reply by abryce

Hasn't he done this in the past with some of Aldo Conterno's wines? After a spat or something like that?

Reply by abryce

Nice to meet Vinelouse and to see familiar faces again. Food and wines were excellent and as always second only to the company. Lineup:...

Reply by Beta P

Strange. I always thought there would be a far greater chance that I'd see a 150 point score from some reviewer, than a 50 point score.

Reply by purplehaze

I took a moment to read your "contributions' to the site for the past year. One wine related post (September 23 of last year), and...

Reply by greendrazi

Mike Locksley is proving to be quite the enigma as an offense minded coach. As the OC at Bama for just 1yr, he changed their approach to...

Reply by scbeerman

Weekend Summary As for missing my calling, maybe, but beer pays better. This is just for fun as is my Instagram. Just ask W2A for my...

Reply by seaquam

Happy Birthday to our own Racer117 . I know this is a significant one ending with a "0," but he won't say what the first digit is.

Reply by winecanuck

Grabbed a bottle of the Pierre Paillard to try out. I'm not always a fan of the producer, finding them fairly linear, but 9 years on...

Reply by irwin

I don't really follow college football, but I do note that U of Maryland is now 2-0, having scored 79 points in their first game and 63...

Reply by winedrmike

I think Michigan is going to have a rough year once they get into the real schedule. Top 10 team???

Reply by purplehaze

+1. I think you missed your calling, SC. Although beer is a good calling. And how about them Terps? WTF? PH

Reply by mikemann

You are one bitter old woman. Too much hate in you! Hate now defines this once wonderful site. Reading here used to be a delight.

Reply by racer117

Reims, France. They have a stunning cathedral here and.... Champagne! Tasting at Tattinger was very nice and the tasting at Ruinart was...

Reply by flwino

Surprised no tweets from the idiot re a Cat 5 and the Bahamas. Maybe it didn't happen. Must have hit Alabama or NapaCat

Reply by haggis

I'll try to post some from Kyoto. The only problems are (1) I'm too lame to figure it out and (2) there are just too many damn great...

Reply by eltoro

Thanks DoubleD & Winetarelli - confirms more or less my thoughts on what to do with the bottle of 2010 Beaucastel VV that I have. I...

Reply by winetarelli

Apart from Beaucastel VV, I’ve had the most luck with drinking within 4-5 years from the vintage. (2-3 years from release.) The...

Reply by ProSys

Jeebus, wish I could get the ‘08s for anywhere near that price right now!

Reply by doubled

Small sample size. I’ve had excellent experiences with bottles 2-3 years after release and a 15-16 yr bottle that ShaneT brought to an...

Reply by Rothko

A neighbor of ours had a house on Green Turtle, up near the Bluff House, that was destroyed in the storm. Unfortunately, it was...