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Bigred's Big Red Tasting (Pitt #67)

Author bigred
#1  Posted: Aug 22, 2018 21:38  

Call it nostalgia, a yearning, or, perhaps just a relapse. Whatever it is, it’s a craving for some substantial, well-crafted red wines as the season turns cooler. Past that, no restriction on the red varietal or region.

Who will join me??

Looking at dates of Sat Oct 20, or Fri/Sat Nov 2nd or 3rd. Please post your interest/availability. Venue is TBD, and will take suggestions, but it's got to include red meat options :)
Author acorelli
Registered User
#2  Posted: Aug 23, 2018 07:46  

Alas, no availability on these dates.
Author Mark
#3  Posted: Aug 25, 2018 15:00  

I’m in! Any of those weekends would work for me, though I prefer Saturdays to Fridays.
Author J2K
#4  Posted: Aug 25, 2018 17:46  

I should be good Oct 20th or Nov 3rd
Author jlburd
#5  Posted: Aug 28, 2018 20:29  

Oct 20 is first choice but 11/2 works also. Out for 11/3.
Author bigred
#6  Posted: Aug 31, 2018 08:48  

OK, Going to stick with Sat Oct 20; so keep it in your calendars. Sorry you'll miss, acorelli.

I have word that the WineBoss is good for (2) for this date as well.
Any others??

More details to come.
Author bigred
#7  Posted: Sep 4, 2018 13:02  

We also have 2 guests of Mrs Bigred planning to attend
Author The WineBoss
#8  Posted: Sep 17, 2018 14:49  

The WineBoss and the RealBoss are both in. I think we told Bigred already but weren't sure of the date. Whew, the Fall is getting crowded!

It's been awhile since I've seen you all. I really look forward to it. I think I may be able to find a big red ;-0.
Author bigred
#9  Posted: Sep 19, 2018 19:22  

Good to hear, WB.

OK, so we are on for Oct 20, and headed to Cafe du Jour on E. Carson st.
Likely, 7:00PM, to be confirmed. Place is cash only so keep in mind.

I have put in a reservation for 10-ish for now, and confirm or update as we get closer.
Let me know your # attending:

BR + DR. BR (2)
WB +RB (2)
Mark, (1) + ?
jlburd (1) + ?
J2K (1) + ?
Guests (2)

And you can post your wines if you'd like...
Author J2K
#10  Posted: Sep 19, 2018 19:52 | Edited by: J2K  

Will prob have a +1
Author bigred
#11  Posted: Sep 21, 2018 14:38 | Edited by: bigred  

Very good, J2K

Here are the reds I am looking to bring:

2012 Carter Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon The O.G. Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard
2010 L’Aventure Côte-à-Côte Estate (Red Rhone Blend)
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