Y9 Review - Wine Reviews by Wine Critic John Turi

Lemon Limoncello, 2017

Limoncello Rating: 98 I’m ten years old, sitting in my Grandfather’s home in Capistrano, California. The afternoon sun is sneaking through the wooden shutters. The small kitchen is mixed with natural and man...

Chateau Mouton Rothschild, 1966, Bordeaux

Wine Rating: 95 This month brings with it an interesting situation for me. For the first time since starting this review, I didn’t have a wine on hand to write about. This is not to say I don’t have any...

Thanksgiving – Fine Wine and Family Hell

Wine Rating: 94 I received a call this afternoon from my sister. A call I usually get this time of year. A call about our plans for Thanksgiving. The dread I could hear in her tone matched that of the dread I...

The French Laundry Expierence

“When you acknowledge, as you must, that there is no such thing as perfect food, only the idea of it, then the real purpose of striving toward perfection becomes clear: to make people happy, that is what...

The Seduction of Dom Perignon

Wine Rating: 96 “You can put the still water in the cabinet… there.” Kneeling tying her tennis shoe, she pointed to a white oak cupboard, next to a stainless-steel Viking refrigerator. I looked at her...

Latest Articles

Limoncello

Lemon Limoncello, 2017

Limoncello Rating: 98 I’m ten years old, sitting in my Grandfather’s home in Capistrano, California. The afternoon sun is sneaking through the wooden shutters. The small kitchen is mixed with natural and man-made light...

Writing Awards

Areas of Interest

Editor's Pick

The French Laundry

The French Laundry Expierence

“When you acknowledge, as you must, that there is no such thing as perfect food, only the idea of it, then the real purpose of striving toward perfection becomes clear: to make people happy, that is what cooking is all...

Night Train Express, 2019

During my rebellious punk rock teenage years, I was considered by some of my friends the Ed Wood of mixed tapes. Armed with a Pioneer turntable, a Kenwood dual cassette tape deck, a Marantz receiver, and a JVC VCR...

Your Header Sidebar area is currently empty. Hurry up and add some widgets.