We all know that wine has become a part of our entertainment enjoyment. But a lot of persons have no idea what the difference is between "Two-Buck-Chuck" (Charles Shaw*) or between a nice Pinot Noir. I will touch on how you can easily tell the difference in a few future articles, but for now I'm going to make it very simple for you and give you a great list to choose from. *About a year or so ago, we had a good harvest and a surplus of wine, so they were able to bring the price down for the abundant supply available.
If you enjoy wine for entertaining, you must try to sample at least a few of these wines in your lifetime!
> 1st Growths: Chateau Latour, Mouton, Lafite,
Margaux, Haut Brion
1983, 1985, 1986, 1989, 1995, 2000, 2003, 2005
> Penfold's Grange
1983, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1998, 2002
> Chateau d' Yquem (1/2 bottles)
1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2005
> Vintage Madeira: BUAL
Oldest you can afford
> White Burgundy: Domaine Leflaive, Paul Pernot,
1995, 1996, 1999, 2002, 2005 1er Cru $$$ Grand Cru $$$$
> Red Burgundy: DRC, Dujac, Lignier, Groffier, Chevillion, et al
1990, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2005 Grand Cru $$$$$
> Champagne: Tete de cuve Cristal, Taittinger,
Krug, Dom P, et al
1985, 1990, 1996, 2002
> Hermitage "La Chappelle", Guigal Cote Rotie "La Landonne"
1985, 1989, 1990, 1995, 1999, 2003
> Tuscany: Sassicaia, Solia, Brunello di Montalcino
1990, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2004, 2005
> Eiswein, German: Gunderloch, Robert Weil, Zilliken, J.J. Prum
1999, 2001, 2002, 2003
> Vega Sicilia Unico :
2001, 2004, 2005
* These are alternatives to American wines (I want to push your horizons!) Let your retailer assist you with this…there are many substitutes
Eddie Osterland, Celebrity Comedian and Power Entertaining Keynote Speaker
America's First Master Sommelier presenting keynote speaker dinner entertainment, while mixing a different niche for client appreciation parties, conferences or conventions. With this, he adds his
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