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TN: Good weekend of wines from all over- Spain, France, US, and Germany
Friday I did sous vide miso salmon, udon, kale, and salad. Wine was the 201 6 Dutraive Fleurie. Bright, crunchy red fruits (cherry and raspberry), flo ral, herby. Fresh and balanced, very good. B+ ...
1 year ago
 
TN: Back to NY- Bdx, Bandol rose, bubbles, Riesling, Muscadet, Mencia
Saturday Betsy made a big batch of Bolognese for lunch (and to freeze for m y mom). Needed 2 cups of wine, had about a cup left, so I stopped at grocer y and bought cheapest screwcap I saw- the 2014...
3 years ago
 
White wine (health benefits)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2015/10/13/new-thinking-about-health-benefits-of-white-wines-could-they-be-as-good-as-reds-in-some-respects/
4 years ago
 
Elqui Wines Pinot Noir 2012
First of, I hate chile wines. So this is quite a surprise: Clear red, typical pinot clarity, red strawberry notes, of a darker kind, t he musty earthy russian river undertones. strange for a chile....
5 years ago
 
Intolerance
Hi I'm new here. I'd like to ask an unusual question: My wife had chemo for breast cancer four years ago. She now cannot drink red wine - feels extremely harsh in her mouth, whereas pre-cancer she cou...
9 years ago 12
 
award winning Canadian wines
I have started tweeting news, updates and pairings for award winning Canadian wines. Please follow me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/WineTweetCanada Cheers, Trevor
10 years ago
 
FAQ for this group on web may ewquire new url soon
The FAQ for alt.food.wine now located at http://winefaq.hostexcellence.com may require a new url soon. It likely will be something like http://winefaq.MyDomain.Net. I will post here if and when this...
11 years ago 5
 
Wine Journal Template
Good day. I know I can buy wine journals from mostly any bookstore, but I thought about creating my own, so I can use binders. This will make adding more pages easier. I looked up but could not fi...
11 years ago 2
 
Donnhoff Spatlese buying advice
I recently had my first experience with one of Donnhoff's wines - a 2000 Hermannshohle Auslese that showed few signs of being from a relatively poor vintage (aside from slightly low acidity, compare...
12 years ago 7
 
Under-$20 wine recommendations - June/July
It's been a while since we've had one of these threads, and we've been opening quite a number of tasty under-$20 wines. Here's the pick of the litter in our household: 2006 Schloss Gobelsburg "Gob...
12 years ago 12
 
Gallo "Rancho Zabaco" & "Dancing Bull" Sonoma Zinfandel
Those two bottles are now on my desk thanks to a friend who's been in California recently. The Zabaco is a 2003 Reserve and the Dancing Bull is from 2005: any comments about these two zins and vin...
12 years ago 5
 
Luccio Moscato d'Asti Clone ?
My wife loves this wine but at $10 a bottle . I was wondering if there is a wine close to this at a cheaper cost ? Yes, I am the middle class , raising a family and $10 a bottle is a significant a...
12 years ago 13
 
Lafite Monteil
Hi All A number of years ago I went to Bordeaux and bought "quite a lot" of wine, mainly for drinking fairly soon, but one or two for laying down. Sadly the laying down didn't last too long :( H...
13 years ago 4
 
Just back from Piedmont
We had an absolutely amazing time in Piedmont. The food and wine was the best we've ever tasted. The beauty of the Langhe hills was breathtaking with ancient castles and towns perched atop hills...
13 years ago 22
 
Help Me Choose a Two Reds from this Wine List
Hi everyone, Please help me choose two bottles of wine from this list. The food is Vietnamese fusion, but we've yet to decide on entrees. TIA. canada 2002 Reif Estate Black Oak (Niagara, Ontario) ...
13 years ago 28
 
Great Valued California Wines? Recommendations? $10-$20 & $20-$30 Price Ranges?
All, I'm headed out to the West Coast next week and will be visiting for 2 weeks. I'm travelling on a budget and would like to experience all of the great wines California has to offer. Being from ...
13 years ago 3
 
b&j wine coolers lifetime
I don't know if they are considered wine or not, but someone left a bunch of these things at my place a year ago. Those fruit flavored sparkling wine cooler drinks that is. They are somewhat re...
13 years ago 3
 
Could you list some high-end red wine?
I only know Red Bordeaux.
13 years ago 17
 
Houston Margarita Society Charity Ball - Oct 1st
The Houston Margarita Society got through Rita. Partying with a purpose is still our plan. Join us this Saturday night! HOUSTON MARGARITA SOCIETY 26TH ANNUAL CHARITY BALL Major Event is Largest Toys...
14 years ago
 
Wine Aroma Kits
I got something called a Wine Awakenings kit for my birthday the other day and I'm trying to figure out how the heck to use it. It's got a whole bunch of bottles of odours for chardonnay and the bo...
14 years ago 4