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- Glass_A_Day - 08-25-2006 10:34 AM

Brought a bottle of this to James Taylor (along with a few others) to have with a picnic dinner on the lawn at Tanglewood earlier this week. It was the hands down winner with the group. I'm not usually a fan of oaky chards, but this one had so much integrated fruit it was really outstanding. The finish went on and on as well leaving me wishing I brough home more than 2 bottles.


- wondersofwine - 08-30-2006 12:11 PM

A James Taylor concert? I've seen and heard him on stage at Walnut Creek (outdoor amphitheater) and at a centennial concert in Raleigh. Still listen to his music on automobile trips sometimes.

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- Glass_A_Day - 08-30-2006 03:02 PM

JT plays his "home " site every other year on the fourth of July. I've been going for a decade. This year he decided to play his off year so we went again. It's a fantastic venue. Everyone set's up on the lawn with a picnic dinner, candles, and wine. He starts to play around 7 and continues through sunset. A more relaxed and groovy night is hard to come by. When the show is on the 4th, they even do a great fireworks display at the end.


- Innkeeper - 08-30-2006 05:23 PM

Let is know if he is on for '08 and we will try to plan to be there.


- Glass_A_Day - 08-30-2006 05:24 PM

Should be on next year (07) IK as this year was an off year fluke. I will let you know when I find out.


- Glass_A_Day - 08-30-2006 08:17 PM

PS: If anyone else from the area wants to come, this would make an excellent venue for a small off line. Anyone???


- TheEngineer - 08-30-2006 09:29 PM

Who's James Taylor?? : [Image: smile.gif] [Image: smile.gif] just joking....he is play in syracuse in a couple of days.


- Innkeeper - 08-31-2006 06:13 AM

Understand he just earned the title "Grand Wuss" from somebody. Yeah, a mini off line for New Englanders and anybody else would be fun.


- Kcwhippet - 08-31-2006 09:44 AM

Sounds like fun.


- Glass_A_Day - 08-31-2006 10:17 AM

What are the odds of getting Verne to come. Love to see him in socks and shorts. [Image: wink.gif]