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Pittsburgh Area Tasting number Sixty-Nine

 
Author Mark
Contributor
#1  Posted: Jun 28, 2019 22:18  

Saturday July 20
Tomato Pie Cafe
885 E Ingomar Road
Allison Park, PA 15101
(on the western boarder of North Park)
6:00PM

We’ve had a few tastings at Tomato Pie in the past, but it’s been several years since the last one. There is no corkage fee. Also, no glasses, so bring your own unless you’re happy with a big plastic cup. Their pizzas, pasta, and salads are quite good.

Theme could either be “Pizza Wine” or “Chairman’s Selections Past and Present.” Post your preference - majority rules. (Regardless, exceptions will be granted for 20+ year old Burgundy!)

We will order a bunch of pizzas and eat family style. Past events at Tomato Pie have always ended up at no more than $20/person.

We will taste non-blind.

Please post if you can attend, along with your preference for the theme.

Mark
Author bigred
Contributor
#2  Posted: Jun 30, 2019 13:34  

Will love to go back to the Tomato Pie! Kind of leaning toward the Chairman’s theme....
will just be me. Mrs Bigred will be out of town.
Author acorelli
Registered User
#3  Posted: Jul 1, 2019 09:36  

The date is good for me (but not for Mrs. Corelli). I will hope for a ride, since I can not be trusted to drive afterward...

Chairman’s theme is good - could even be limited to the present, so we know what to buy (or not), rather than lamenting our missed opportunities.
Author J2K
Contributor
#4  Posted: Jul 3, 2019 21:55  

Yes, the O.G.- Original Gathering! I’m in and would also prefer a driver! I emailed Jon “Maximus” Radus, we’ll see if he responds.
Author isabelle
Contributor
#5  Posted: Jul 10, 2019 12:27  

Yay - I have not checked in to the webpage often enough - part of why i have missed the last few tastings. Sorry, I am not an original to the group, but still would like to RSVP yes! Just me. And I have no idea if most of my wines were/are chairmen's selections or not so vote "pizza wine" but will accede to the group, of course.
Uber is my driver.
Author Mark
Contributor
#6  Posted: Yesterday, 08:47  

This will be a small group, so let's keep things casual. Theme will be basically open - if you want to bring a current or past Chairman's Selection, or a pizza wine, or one that qualifies as both, or anything else, it's all good!

I'll bring a 2007 Clos du Bois Marlstone which was a Chairman's Selection several years ago. If someone wants to bring a 2013 or 2014 it would be fun to compare. I might bring something else just because, if so I will post it here as well.
Author jlburd
Contributor
#7  Posted: Yesterday, 09:33  

We're in + 2 more. Not sure I have any Chairman's Selections in the cellar anymore. Does anyone recall if the Mondavi Oakville 2008 was a CS?
Author bigred
Contributor
#8  Posted: Yesterday, 12:40  

Jlburd I don’t think the Mondavi 08 Oakville was a CS, just a great buy at the time. Would love to see how it’s showing though.
Author acorelli
Registered User
#9  Posted: Yesterday, 17:42  

I have both 2013 and 2014 Marlstone. (Also, 2010, 2012, and 1979). Which would you like me to bring, Mark? (79 not included.)
I will bring a white, too, since I think pizza is better with white wine...
 
 
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