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Wines at Au Pied Du Cochon

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Wines at Au Pied Du Cochon

blork | Jun 3, 2009 10:03 AM

I confess I've only been to APDC twice, and one of those times was for brunch.

The first time (a few years ago), we ordered a bottle of red wine (don't remember what it was). It arrived slightly chilled, and when we inquired the waiter said they keep all their wines, reds and whites, together in the same fridge. I think he said it was cooled to 13 C.

An explanation wasn't offered. Some at the table were appalled, others took it as part of the rustic and somewhat quirky experience, along the lines of "if you were eating this in an unheated cabin in the Laurentians, you wouldn't be so fussy about the temperature of the wine."

Since I haven't been back, I don't know if they still do this. I've never heard anyone else mention it, so maybe they NEVER did it and we just happened to have gotten an accidentally chilled bottle and a bullshitting waiter.

I know there are plenty of APDC regulars in here. Please enlighten. Was, or is, this actually the practice at APDC?

(And if so, what do you think of it?)

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