Kitchen Sink

Château Montrose

Saint-Estèphe Red Bordeaux Blend

Thanks Dave from Hell’s Kitchen 😀 — 8 hours ago

Charles Smith

The Velvet Devil Washington State Merlot

“I am not drinking any f#<k*ng Merlot!”
OK go figure, easy drinking wine BUT has surprises. On swirl: rose petal red & thick legs. On nose: Strawberry field near the ocean in time converts to deep Raspberry with hints on baked crumble spices. On taste: Abundance of Strawberry then surprise! Tingling in mouth of cola characteristics followed by hints of oak, leather & ends satisfying length of chocolate syrup. This may sound like a teenager loose in the kitchen but it worked with savoury roast beef🍷
— a month ago

Robert Biale Vineyards

R.W. Moore Vineyard Zinfandel 2011

Nose has ripe black cherry, ripe raspberry, dried cranberry, dried mint, spice cake, wet cedar box and vanilla bean.

Palate has chocolate covered dried cherry, eucalyptus, dried fig, raspberry jam, menthol and dried strawberry. Mild tannins, light acidity but long finish. At peak enjoyment for this bottle today, in 2021. Decanted 6H.

Paired with pulled pork sandwiches, a Superbowl Sunday tradition for us. A local pork shoulder (Mill River Farm, New Marlborough, MA), dry spice rubbed and rested for 24H, then 10H in the slow cooker; it's just falling apart...so beautiful, our kitchen smells amazing! Garnished with our garden bread & butter pickles, homemade barbeque sauce, pickled red onion and a dash of cilantro, all a worthy combination.
— 2 months ago

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Wild Boar Cellars

Malbec 2016

Sit back and sink into your chair by the fireplace with this! Wild Boar means that Stone Tower bought the grapes elsewhere in VA and made the wine, whereas Stone Tower branded wine means it is an estate wine. — 3 months ago

Kelly Fidler
with Kelly

Casa Madero

Chardonnay 2019

Kitchen table Mexico — 12 days ago

Union Sacré

Belle de Nuit Central Coast Gewürztraminer 2019

Chasing my chaotic self-administered pandemic hair chopping with a Gewurtz from Arroyo Seco which seems to me apropos as I imagine the region as wind-swept and tousled. This wine is not so much and that is a good thing. All is in harmony. There is just the right amount of everything and it hits you in order—the lychees are followed by a green lawn leading to the flower garden full of roses and gardenias all spirited along by a nice amount of acid and powered by a prickling tannin. I’m not normally the biggest Gewurtz fan but I’d reach for this a second time. I’d maybe even pair it with a “hard to pair” thing like artichoke. Something about the floral nature of both I think could line up. Is that crazy? Maybe. But this is coming from someone who just used her kitchen scissors to give herself an intentionally asymmetrical haircut. — 2 months ago

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Paul T- Huntington Beach

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Nice💇🏻‍♀️🪚
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@Paul T- Huntington Beach doing my best here! 😂

Cristiano Guttarolo

Miro Primitivo

Your grandmother lives in a far too cute rural cottage. You wake up in an antique timber cot, the house redolent with pot pourri. Mid morning sun pours through the broken screen door to an empty kitchen, where blackened steel pots are abundant, but no grandma. You push through the screen, to a wild, wild garden, overgrown with wildflowers, berries, citrus, tomato vines, and a cacophony of terracotta potted colour. Grandma beams in flowing Liberty print, nibbling a nasturtium, a mischievous twinkle in her eye. “Someone finally decided to wake up...” — 3 months ago

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Georgie would like that.

Ridge Vineyards

Three Valleys Sonoma County Zinfandel Blend 2017

ESF
8.9

Not sure if Draper is still making these wines, but Ridge has been so consistent & solid over the years... and this affordable kitchen sink blend is delicious: dark & rich, big extraction here w/mouth coating tannins and gobs of brambly red & black berry fruit. Def some oak in this bad boy, hi ABV as well. Bit unruly right now - probably needs a nap for a few years. — 2 months ago

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Robert Biale Vineyards

Old Kraft Vineyard Zinfandel 2011

Nose has ripe blackberry, fresh black cherry, cherry jam, mashed cherries, toasted anise seed, sweet smokey cedar, cherry liqueur. Rich and beautiful.

Palate has bright black cherry, old milk chocolate, cherry jam reduction, ripe fig, dried fig, black currant jam, moist garden soil, licorice and grape Jolly Rancher candy. Rich palate with mild tannins and long finish. This wine is in an outstanding spot with years ahead of it still, enjoy 2024-26, in proper storage. Decanted 6H.

Paired with pulled pork sandwiches, a Superbowl Sunday tradition for us. A local pork shoulder (Mill River Farm, New Marlborough, MA), dry spice rubbed and rested for 24H, then 10H in the slow cooker; it's just falling apart...so beautiful, our kitchen smells amazing! Garnished with our garden bread & butter pickles, homemade barbeque sauce, pickled red onion and a dash of cilantro, all a worthy combination.
— 2 months ago

Eric, Paul and 32 others liked this
Tom Casagrande

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Sounds like a real event!
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Yes! Party of two humans trying to have dinner, while defending the pulled pork from four hungry cats!

Ampeleia

Unlitro Alicante Blend 2019

A vivid ruby red with light cherry flecks in the glass. This is certainly a wine for those who like a little bit of funk in their lives. Tons of moist dirt and forest scents initially on the nose. Wonderfully pure fruit is a highlight. Fresh red cherries, cranberry sauce, and wild strawberries. This is indeed a fun, quaffable blend but it is a serious, well made wine. Easy drinking but also with a genuine spine.

Alicante Nero (Grenache), Mourvèdre, and Carignane are the primary components but it’s not fair to lump it in with so many other kitchen sink blends. Medium acidity and terrific balance. Those red fruits shine on the palate with more cranberries and cherries. Smoke, pepper, and oak play a part. Herbs and menthol radiate on the medium long finish that keeps pulling you back in. Perfect for summer but really it’s perfect for anytime.
— 3 months ago

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