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Why do some wines make me drunk faster than others

by Monica 5 days ago

Don't most wines have similar % of alcohol? despite that, I know some wines definitely make me get drunk faster than...

Gussie Finknottle commented about 3 hours ago

Sonoma - Healdsburg Suggestions

by elycohn 3 days ago

I am going to be in Healdsburg this week. I need some help in two areas... 1. I'm trying to decide on Vallete or B...


elycohn commented 2 days ago

Willamette Valley Wine Tasting (Dundee/McMinnville-Eola Amity Hills/Yamhill-Carlton)

by McDrewber 4 days ago

Hounds, Traveling to Willamette Valley for first time. Midwesterners w/ party of 4 that likes a mix of PN and Cha...


mehardie commented 4 days ago

Lamb/beef hamburger - wine pairing?

by jmills about 2 months ago

We are grilling a great special hamburger tonight for friends. The meat is a mix of lamb and beef. It is served o...


jmills commented 4 days ago

Who makes the best Zin in Napa Valley?

by scully4er 7 days ago

I'm curious as to opinions on who makes the best Zinfandel in Napa Valley. Thoughts?

Midlife commented 6 days ago

Small (but good) Sonoma winery recs?

by akmike 10 days ago

Maria Lorraine, I hope you see this, as you have given me great advice before, and I think we have similar pallets. ...


dinwiddie commented 6 days ago

WSJ: "Why Winemakers Don't Just Put a Cork in it"

by ipsedixit 27 days ago

HonnyBrown commented 6 days ago

Napa Zins

by evansaunt 14 days ago

I have a two day trip to Napa before heading down to Half Moon Bay. I have appoints at Madrigal on my arrival day, G...


cortez commented 8 days ago

Old world style wines in Napa/Sonoma

by weesa 23 days ago

My husband and I are traveling to Napa/Sonoma area for the 3rd time in October for our 9th anniversary, and we're int...


mstrblstr commented 10 days ago

"Wine snobs" only drink red?

by trolley 24 days ago

Long story short, I was told wine snobs only drink red. I have several friends in the wine industry who drink it all....


LorenzoGA commented 13 days ago

Decent, new-ish wineries in Temecula?

by Midlife 23 days ago

My wife wants to visit some wineries in the area around Temecula, down to Rancho Bernardo. We've been there several t...

Midlife commented 15 days ago

2015 Northern California Fire Reports

by ernie in berkeley 22 days ago

This fire season has given us two huge fires in the Wine country. The Valley fire in Lake County is moving towards N...


budnball commented 18 days ago

Disznóko releases single vineyard Tokaji

by zin1953 29 days ago

"Tokaji estate Disznóko, owned by AXA Millésimes, has released the 2011 vintage of its single vineyard Tokaji Aszú 6 ...


eickenho commented 19 days ago

Diff between Methode Champenoise vs Methode Traditionale?

by rosielucchesini almost 9 years ago

Is there a difference between the two methods? I was at BevMo last night wanting to stock up for the week and celebra...

zin1953 commented 19 days ago

Checking in wine

by cchavez 25 days ago

DH is executive platinum with AA so we get two back of checked in luggage each. We would love to check in some wine w...

RhonelyInsanediego commented 22 days ago

How long does opened Port last?

by Rick almost 9 years ago

I have a bottle of Port that is half full and last opened about 10 months ago. It smells good, but is it safe to drink?


shawport commented 22 days ago

Jancis Robinson on wine experts versus amateurs -

by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

"...My point is that I have gone from being a unique provider of information to having to fight for attention. Since ...


TombstoneShadow commented 24 days ago

Costco champagne, which location?

by Monica 28 days ago I'd like to try the Kirkland...


treb commented 25 days ago

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Gerard Depardieu looks to sell French chateaux - Decanter

by zin1953 27 days ago

"In an interview with a France’s TV Magazine, owned by Le Figaro newspaper, Gerard Depardieu was quoted as saying ‘I ...

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Did my Dandelion wine go bad?

by lilwinemaker 27 days ago

The Dandelion Wine I made has formed a mother and it all settled to the bottom. If I disturb the bottle it all breaks...

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