Archive for June, 2009

Vendredi du vin 24: La sommellerie moléculaire

30 June 2009
By Tom Mansell
Vendredi du vin 24: La sommellerie moléculaire

Bon jour, readers. I have been lax in postings lately (even though I have about 5 written… in my head), but this idea really caught my eye. We anglophones have “Wine Blogging Wednesday“, in which I have participated twice so far. Francophones, on the other hand, have “Vendredi du Vin“, or “Wine Friday”. I...
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Finger Lakes Wineries on Twitter

19 June 2009
By Tom Mansell
Finger Lakes Wineries on Twitter

Twitter is awesome. If you’re not on it, you’re missing out. Join the conversation with me and these Finger Lakes Winery personnel. This will become a permanent page on the site, so check back for new additions as word spreads to winemakers and owners that allowing people to get to know the people behind...
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Wine Blogging Wednesday 58: Pairing wine with music

14 June 2009
By Tom Mansell
Wine Blogging Wednesday 58: Pairing wine with music

I know, it’s Sunday and this is an entry for Wine Blogging Wednesday. I obviously do not get the point of this exercise. Anyway, this wine blogging wednesday I decided to go along with the theme, hosted by Katie of Gonzo Gastronomy. The theme resonates a bit with some things that I’ve been saying...
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Home semi-sweet home

9 June 2009
By Tom Mansell
Home semi-sweet home

Six Mile Creek Semi-Sweet Riesling 2007 Appelation: Finger Lakes Varietal: Riesling ABV: “table wine” an email to the vineyard asking for details got no response. tsk, tsk. RS: ~5% Price Point: $13.50 Notes: Nose: Something spicy/cinnamony on the nose like Dentyne gum with some light floral aromas. Palate: Canned peaches, sort of like fruit...
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Megapost: Anthony Road Open Cellar Tasting

1 June 2009
By Tom Mansell
Megapost: Anthony Road Open Cellar Tasting

Two weeks ago I went on a wine tour of Cayuga Lake (west side) organized by the Cornell Glee Club and Chorus. It was intended to be a social trip, and even though I brought my trusty notebook, I considered myself off the clock. We even had freshmen to drive us around! However, right...
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