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Exuberant Enjoyment

I’ll begin this with a bit of amateurish commentary.  I used to think Côtes du Rhône was the actual name of a grape.  I don’t know how long I paraded around like a buffoon saying this to people.   492 more words


Daube de boeuf

I’ve not posted here for ages, partly because I’ve not been cooking much that I haven’t written about before, but also because I’ve been away on holiday. 866 more words

Food And Drink

What’s in the glass tonight July 22nd – Cairanne CdR Villages

Off Topic: Domaine Les Grands Bois Cuvée Maximilien Cairanne Côtes du Rhône Villages 2014 – $$$

Carrying on the Rhone theme, here is the real deal, a… 342 more words

Notes from the Dump Bin: Sometimes Old Wine is Simply Old

I have a deserved reputation for trying almost any wine.  I do not keep track of my success ratio but sometimes I find fun stuff such as the bizarrely decent 1971 Chateau Montgrand-Milon, Pauillac.   311 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

Les Dauphins 2013 Côtes du Rhône Reserve

Côtes du Rhône AOC, France; 12.5% ABV
$7 at the Richmond, CA, store on 14 July

At first, this struck me as too acid for the ripeness of its fruit.  129 more words

Nor Cal GO


From the 21st July UAL will celebrate  Côtes du Rhône Wines will come alive during The Rhône Touch, in an immersive exhibition running until the 31st July.  243 more words