Archives: September, 2005

linuxdave — September 17, 2005, 11:46 am

Sutter Home Zinfandel 2001

Ask for a Zinfandel in most places in the US, and you’ll get a glass of White Zin. In my experiences, explaining that “White Zin” is NOT Zinfandel is pointless and futile, and usually just results in a confused look from the waitstaff. In fact, Sutter Home calls this one a California Zinfandel, attempting to […]

linuxdave — September 15, 2005, 7:10 pm

Leelanau Cellars Spring Splendor

Described as a “Premium Semi-Dry White Table Wine”, I didn’t really find anything dry or splendorous about it. This cheap Michigan wine was bland and tasted a little too much like flowers to me, not so much the apple and peach that the bottle describes. On a positive note, Leelanau Cellars is a wonderful place. […]

linuxdave — September 14, 2005, 12:30 pm

Cavit Pinot Noir 2002

Well, after another long, hard night at work, I, like many people, feel the need to calm the nerves with a nice, cheap bottle of wine. For this very reason, I keep a 4-pack of these mini bottles in my drawer. Cavit Pinot Noir comes with 187ML in each bottle (if you buy the four […]

linuxdave — September 13, 2005, 6:22 pm

Blue Fish Riesling 2004

First of all, take a look at this awesome wine bottle. Eye-catching azure blue with a cool, modern yellow label. If you look closely at the fish on the bottle, it spells out “blue”. Screw cap, too! This wine hails from the Pfalz region of Germany. Now, they say Germany produces some of the best […]

linuxdave — September 11, 2005, 6:28 pm

Crane Lake Chardonnay 2003

A classic scene, and one that I’m getting quite used to: I’m in the liquor aisle with less than 10 dollars in my pocket looking for a wine. Complicating things, I was expecting 3 other people for our Sunday dinner. I’m usually the one to bring the wine since most of my friends know I […]