Grapenuts Holiday Big Bubbly Blowout at Braddock’s American Brasserie – it’s official!

After much consideration and preparation – we have finalized the sparkling wines for the Grapenuts Holiday Big Bubbly Blowout at Braddock’s American Brasserie (at the Pittsburgh Renaissance Hotel downtown Pittsburgh, Tuesday December 6, 6-9pm) – the list is below. As a special enticement, the foods will be paired to the sparklers, the bubbles will be flowing … Continue reading Grapenuts Holiday Big Bubbly Blowout at Braddock’s American Brasserie – it’s official!

Special wine for Tuesday Tasting at Braddock’s 22Feb11

This week at Braddock’s (http://www.braddocksrestaurant.com/events/) we are fortunate to have made another deep dive into their wine cellar to fine the 2005 Coudoulet de Beaucastel Côtes du Rhône.   This will be available by the glass (very unusual!) so that we may all taste the results of this historically significant vintage.   Robert Parker rated the Southern … Continue reading Special wine for Tuesday Tasting at Braddock’s 22Feb11

New (old) wines for Tuesday Tasting at Braddock’s 15Feb11

Despite the horribly cold weather, we are charging ahead with more interesting “Tuesday Tastings” at Braddock’s (http://www.braddocksrestaurant.com/events/).   The wines featured this week represent a great opportunity to try wines that would typically not be available to try by the glass or otherwise.   For the white wine fans, we get a true value in the Beringer … Continue reading New (old) wines for Tuesday Tasting at Braddock’s 15Feb11

Two wines for Jack’s Tuesday Oct26 Tasting at Braddock’s

Below are two wines that will be featured by the glass at Braddock’s American Brasserie Tuesday Tasting (located at the Renaissance Hotel downtown Pittsburgh).  I will review and discuss two wines every Tuesday – should be fun! First up is the white wine feature: Beringer Vineyards Chardonnay Private Reserve 2008   This wine has a rich yellow … Continue reading Two wines for Jack’s Tuesday Oct26 Tasting at Braddock’s