Latest General Wine Forum

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Re: Cooking with improperly stored wines?
I have always found that cooking with wine reduces and therefore concentrates the wine flavours. If these are good flavours, the dish will benefit, if the wine is bad, you will spoil the recipe. If ...
16 years ago 11
TN: Wines with moving and red meat
On an incredibly pleasant evening before the Fourth, we had a picnic at a riverside concert. We had the 2002 Vega Sindoa Rosado (Navarra) and the 2001 Petaluma Riesling. The rosé had a soft nose of...
16 years ago
TN: Clos du Caillou CdR "Bouquet des Garrigues" 1998
This is one of the boutique bottlings of Clos du Caillou's Cotes du Rhones imported by David Hinkle of North Berkeley Imports. Opened tonight, it first impressed us as a lighter red wine with bright...
16 years ago
Re: Stag's Leap Winery
There does seem to be some confusion here. Stag's Leap Wine Cellar is the producer of Cask 23 and does not make a petite syrah. Stag's Leap Winery is the producer of the Pet. They are two completel...
16 years ago 1
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16 years ago
NYT articles on Loire SBs
The latest wine tasting from the NY Times involves Sancerres and Pouilly-Fumés. I do not have enough first-hand experience with the producers involved to comment on the outcome, but it makes for fai...
16 years ago
Re: Stupid question about an Oz wine.
Mat The wine is a single vinyard bottling from a cool climate reigon, ~900 meters altitude, and if correctly cellered should still be eminently drinkable. DONT LEAVE IT MUCH LONGER. DRINK NOW. It come...
16 years ago 9
Austrian appellation changes?
What's this I'm hearing about changes in the appellation sytem in Austria. Can someone explain what they are up to and what we'll see in the future? Thanks, John
16 years ago 6
EuroCave Experience
I recently purchased an EuroCave Comfort 1-Temp 260 from the Wine Enthusiast after doing quite a bit of research of what would work best for my requirements (e.g., operation in a garage where the insi...
16 years ago 2
Re: '97 Chianti Ruffino Gold
In article , (Bill Spohn) writes: I've never found this to be a top CCR for my tastes, the pretty good '88 being best I remember. If I'm going to pay $30 or more for Chianti, I'd r...
16 years ago 1
Ludovic de Beausejour 2000 red
I just bought one bottle of this yesterday, it is any good? Has anyone tried this vintage. Thanks, Minh
16 years ago
Re: Tech question re humidity and vapor barriers
dwmidnt@aol.comdamnspam (Dale Williams) adds selectively..... a mid-knob setting it's not suddenly going to become Arizona-dry down there.< I'm sure you know this but for those that don't. If your d...
16 years ago
Opus Wine - Price Estimate?
A friend of mine has 17 bottles of semi-vintage wine, no bottle perhaps not more than 40 years old. In any event an auction house agreed to sell the lot of them. Typical of the selection she has is ...
16 years ago 5
Re: French Wine Sales Drop - My Opinion (NOT Political)
When I took the bottle back and told of my experience with it, the proprietor got curious enough to pour some into a glass. He took a whiff of it and visibly recoiled. "It even smells like pesticide,...
16 years ago 1
29 TNs- 00 Montrose, Turley, Margaux, 98 Grange, Centenaire 2000 etc.
Good evening all. Been a while since I posted and I just loaded a bunch of TNs to print, so enjoy if they help. Lotsa neat stuff including some hot items on the market, so hope they will be of use. T...
16 years ago 4