Monthly Archives: May 2006

Wine pairings make a difference by (PB)

This evening I decided to have a grilled tuna steak with corn on the cob and sauteed zucchini. Just for fun I thought I would taste a flight of three distinctly different wines to see how they faired with the food.I had the Monkey Bay Sauvignon Blanc (a New Zealand white–see following entry), Sideshow–The Barker,…

Monkey Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2004 wine review by (PB)

This is one of my favorite Sauvignon Blancs (reviewed previously) from New Zealand or anywhere with a grassy Guava bouquet wrapped in a pale golden hue. It is fresh and perky with very nice acid on the palate that makes it lively and yet almost a touch of cream. There is a citrusy overtone, well…

Alaveda Casal Garcia Vinho Verde wine review by (PB)

Vinho Verde is simple wine from Portugal meant to be a refreshing drink and uncomplicated.This wine which was $6 (which is pretty normal for this wine) has bubbles sticking to the glass with a light sparkle in the mouth. It is pale golden on the pour with slight peach notes and a pleasant powdery, spicy…