Category: Wine Reviews

Brad Paisley’s “Wheelhouse” & a 2011 Cheval Quancard Cotes de Bordeaux

  This is my first written review of new music and wine. I love music, I love wine—seems like a natural fit, right? This particular album was not only the most anticipated release of the week, but was also making some headlines, so I download the “Deluxe Edition” and pushed play. Let me start with […]

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Dancing with the (All-) Stars Week 10, Part 2: Veuve Fourny & Fils Premier Cru Grande Reserve Champagne, France

We have watched enough of these reality shows to know that a 2-hour finale means 1 hour and 40 minutes of retrospective fluff before you get to the actual final results. The Mouse did a fine enough job of trotting many of the stars out during the show and covered some favorite moments, but we […]

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Dancing with the (All-) Stars Week 10, Part 1: 2009 Cru Monplaisir, Bordeaux, France

  Well, here we are—the finals! Aside from Gilles’ absence, which is still ludicrous, the best dancers made it to the final—a testament to the fans that, overall, vote based on the quality of the dancing. Sure, we had to endure a few more weeks of Bristol Palin and Kirstie Alley than we should have, […]

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Dancing with the (All-) Stars Week 9: 2011 Hughes de Beauvignac Picpoul de Pinet, Languedoc, France

  Well, it’s the next-to-last week of Dancing With The Stars: All-Stars. It’s been quite a ride. Who will be competing for the “new and improved” Mirror Ball Trophy next week? The Rib and I agree on 2 out of 3. Ooh, conflict! Makes for better reading, right? You be the judge… The Dances Melissa […]

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Dancing With The (All-) Stars Week 5: 2009 North Mountain Vineyard Cabernet Franc, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

  Well, the Mouse treated us to two nights of Dancing with the Stars this week to ensure good Americans, who are not fortunate enough to have DVR, did not have to choose between civic engagement and cheeky good fun. We were all able to watch the presidential candidates square off on foreign policy AND […]

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