Tag: Pinot Noir

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 were more than ready for… Read more →

Wine For Your Moms

Sunday is Mother’s Day, so The Rib and I thought we would run down some wines that are perfect for either giving your mom or pairing with that special family dinner you plan to cook for her (’cause really, who wants to brave the restaurant crowds on Mother’s Day?).  You’re probably one of the top reasons she drinks anyway, so… Read more →

Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 1

2010 d’Autrefois Pinot Noir Rosé A rosé on February 1st, you say? Yeah, it was unseasonably warm today in the nation’s capital region (about 70 degrees), so I went with an unorthodox choice for the ‘middle of winter.’  I opened this wine with my good friend and neighbor, M.C.  The d’Autrefois is 100% Pinot Noir from the Languedoc Roussillon region… Read more →

This Wine Is SO Last Century!

The Rib and I bought this bottle back in February on the recommendation of one of the helpful lads at our favorite local wine shop.  We originally intended to open this bottle while celebrating our anniversary on Valentine’s Day (I’ll pause a second or two for the “awes” from the ladies and sensitive men).  For whatever reason, we didn’t end… Read more →