Riesling
Dr. Thanisch Riesling Spatlese 2003 Bernkasteler Badstube

Dr. Thanisch Riesling Spatlese 2003 Bernkasteler Badstube

I purchased the Dr. Thanisch Riesling Spatlese whilst I was in Santa Monica for work at place called Wine Expo, which apparently deals mostly in wines from outside the United States, an anomaly in California.  I just took a chance on this one really.  The bottle looked nice, the price seemed right, and it was...
Riesling World Cup Blind Tasting

Riesling World Cup Blind Tasting

Embracing World Cup fever, my friends Justin and Danielle organized a blind tasting of Rieslings from around the globe.  Twelve Rieslings representing nine different countries competed in a head to head blind tasting competition.  We were asked to taste each wine and jot down our impressions, notes, and scores.  Then at the end we ranked...
"Magnum" Opus - Roast Suckling Pig Dinner @ The Breslin

“Magnum” Opus – Roast Suckling Pig Dinner @ The Breslin

So once again I had the pleasure of attending another great wine dinner thrown by master bespoke tailor Duncan Quinn and Justin Christoph of the Acker Merrall and AC Reisling fame.  We dined at The Breslin at the Ace Hotel here in Manhattan.  The center piece of the evening was an entire roast suckling pig...