alt.food.wine mini-FAQ


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Table of Contents: 1. I have just found a bottle of wine in my parents' cupboard and... 1a. I want to know how much it's worth 1b. I want to know whether it's OK to drink 1c. Will it taste good? 2. I just had an incredible bottle of wine. Where I find some of it to buy? 3. What wineries should I visit (where should I stay? eat?) in... 3a. Napa? 3b. Sonoma? 3c. Mendocino? 3d. Paso Robles? 3e. Amador/El Dorado Counties? 3f. Santa Barbara County? 3g. Oregon? 3h. Washington? 3i. NY Finger Lakes? 3j. Burgundy? [not yet ready] 3k. The Rhone Valley? 3l. The Languedoc? [not yet ready] 3m. Bordeaux? [not yet ready] 3n. Alsace? [not yet ready] 3o. Germany? [not yet ready] 3p. Austria? [not yet ready] 3q. Piemonte? [not yet ready] 3r. Tuscany? [not yet ready] 3s. Australia? 3t. New Zealand? 4. What is the best way to preserve an opened bottle of wine? How long will it last? 5. What wine should I serve with this food? 6. Does it matter what kind of glass I drink the wine out of? 6a. Are those fancy Riedel glasses worth all that money? 7. What causes red wine headaches? How can I prevent them? 8. What do those abbreviations mean? 9. Do those magnetic thingies really age your wine instantly? 10. I want to buy a bottle of wine to commemorate the birth of a child, to be opened 18 (21) years from now. What should I get?
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