Daily Archives: August 3, 2019

Gridiron restaurant – Flaming kitchen is a hot ticket

Gridiron Kitchen view Gridiron COMO Metropolitan London, 19 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1LB gridironlondon.com • Style of food: open-flame grill • Wine to try: Château de Cesseras, La Liviniere, Minervois, France 2013, £43 • Price: £150-£200 for a meal for two with wine; set menu £30/three courses • Kitchen open: 12pm-3pm; 5.30pm-10.30pm Monday to Saturday Gridiron review Back …

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Wine Reviews: California Reds

I’m back this week with a diverse handful of newly-released California reds. I’ve long been a fan of Adam Lee’s Siduri Pinot Noirs. It was purchased by Jackson Family a few years ago, but based on this and other tastings, I’ve found the aesthetic seems to be staying true to form. Adam’s first Siduri Pinot was producer from Anderson Valley …

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2017 Kirkland Signature Columbia Valley Cabernet

This wine debuted about a week ago, and it’s one that I look forward to trying each year.  In the past, Costco has also produced a Columbia Valley Merlot-Cabernet blend, although I’ve yet to see this in a couple of years it seems.  I noticed that the latest vintage of the Signature Series Columbia Valley red blend has also recently …

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Rural California fights back

Poor Jeff Williams. He has to drive 140 miles to buy ammunition for his Glock 45 9mm pistol—the same type of gun Omar Mateen used when he slaughtered 49 people in the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting. Williams lives in Needles, California, a small city on the California-Arizona border, in the Mohave Desert. Due to California’s strict gun control laws, gun …

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Championing Aligoté

Domaine A&P de Villaine at Bouzeron in the Côte Chalonnaise If you own land under vine on Burgundy’s legendary Côte d’Or, don’t expect many commiserations. Prices for grand cru vineyards have doubled in a decade and you can probably sell every drop you bottle, twice. You may also like How does 2010 white Burgundy taste today?Burgundy: Premier cru status, grand …

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