Posts Written OnMarch 17, 2006

What Did We Learn at Lenz?

As many of you know, last weekend I had the unique chance to blind taste several wines from The Lenz Winery against great (and much more expensive) wines from Burgundy and Bordeaux at an event held for Lenz wine club members. Lenz is well known for using blind tasting such as this one to advance its standing in the overall wine market. In a 1989 tasting against French heavyweights like La Grande Dame, Chateau Petrus, J. Drouhin, Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche, and Veuve Clicquot tasters were unable to single out the Lenz wines as inferior in quality. Saturday’s tasting wasn’t…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone. Tonight isn’t a night for wine, so I think I’ll be drinking more than my share of Guiness, Smithwick’s and also some locally produced brews from Southampton Publick House. Or, maybe I’ll drop some green food coloring into some white wine 😉 Nah, I wouldn’t do that. At least not before drinking all that beer.