Wine temperature snob and 20+year veteran of the restaurant industry. (The Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Eddie V's, Yard House, LongHorn, Bahama Breeze, Hard Roc...
Valentines Day Dinner at home (instead of amateur night) requires bubbly always! Been saving this one for a while and well worth the wait. Time has given the flavors of brioche more yeast, vanilla and Fuji apple. Gives all of the traditional French champagnes a run for their money. — 3 months ago
Good friends who know you, always know what to bring over! The Cabernet Franc from Ehlers is always a great accompaniment for really good lamb or steak. Tonight it was lamb with shaved black truffles from legendary Florida chef Norman Van Aken’s 1921 restaurant. It all came together beautifully!
Friends, atmosphere, service, food and wine! — 4 months ago
Medium body Sauvignon Blanc from Howell Mountain. Perfect pair for some Caribbean spiny lobsters. Balance of acidity and fruit. But not the typical grapefruits of most SB’s. Almost tropical with pineapple and even banana. — 3 months ago
After reading some of the reviews, we decanted for an hour...all the difference in the world! High alcohol 15.7%! After the hour, the velvet complexity came out. Blackberry and ripe plum. Give it some time, and it will pay back! — 9 days ago