Archive for March, 2009


Saturday, March 28th, 2009 Posted in Cheap and Red, Italy, Odds, Ends & Blends, Unknown! | No Comments »

This wine was on sale at a local wine merchant I occasionally drop into near my office. It is a 2005 Zenato Valpolicella "Superiore". I know absolutely nothing about Italian wines, so I can not provide you with much data ...

Basel Cellars 2006 Claret

Thursday, March 19th, 2009 Posted in Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cheap and Red, Merlot, Odds, Ends & Blends, Syrah, Walla Walla, Washington State | 1 Comment »

Horrible photograph of a very nice wine. Sorry for the lack of posts lately... I came down with the flu a while ago and it utterly destroyed my senses of smell and taste for weeks. I've been recovering and along the ...

The Dinner of Champions & Cameron Hughes Lot 72

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009 Posted in California, Cheap and Red, Napa, Unknown! | No Comments »

This was dinner the other night at Chez Vinagoth, waffles and red wine. You see Mrs. Barbarian had failed to stop by the grocery store or Costco as promised, so when it came time to cook something up the pickings ...