Bob Parsons Alberta wrote:Ah well, back to my vinous induction
N/V Dr Zenzen Piesporter Mickelsberg.
I remember this one and the stuff served in a blue bottle! When I was dating Jessica of Ealing, her dad who ran a pub used to sell this at weddings catered in the pub.
Today, no real nose to speak of, palate has hints of sweetness but no recognisable quality. I served real chilled to staff at the Grill who thought I had lost it! Heck, its only $12.
Jenise wrote:Bob Parsons Alberta wrote:That's close to masochism, Bob. ....Hey I did it for the team here! Who else is gonna delve into their past
And your past is so long--er, I mean rich!!
Bob Parsons Alberta wrote:My memories go back to mother and her love for Rioja, especially Faustino.
OW Holmes wrote:I've been trying to reconstruct and i think it went like this:
Grocery store wines --> hugh johnsons book--> mostly white wines from France --> budweiser --> fizzle
Years of beer drinking followed, then....
Grocery store wine --> california cab --> wine trip to napa --> case purchases of cal cab and zin --> jack daniels --> fizzle
Years of drinking Jack Daniels passed. Then...
Grocery store jug wines --> aussie wines --> rosemount cab --> rosemount gsm (hmmm?) --> french gsm (cotes du Rhone)(double hmmm?) --> beaucastel 1978 (epiphany)
Ian Sutton wrote:Cool - another great potted history - definitely no requirement to revisits the JD & bud!
OW Holmes wrote:Now, half or more of my cellar is southern rhone - CdP, Gigondas, Vacqueyras, Seguret, CdR and CdR village,
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