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White Wine

What Makes a Wine 'Dry?'

If you are any self-proclaimed lover of wine, it is likely that you have used the term “dry” to describe what you are looking for to a bartender, sommelier, or wine merchant. Somehow this term has become...
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A new appreciation for Willamette Valley whites

tim irvine
by tim irvine 3 months ago

I’ve always loved Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, from the relatively inexpensive, lighter Gamay types to the intense Pommards from Ribbon Ridge, but I believe that they are really upping their game ...

Best White Wine

MikeSelpor
by MikeSelpor 6 months ago

Any advice about White Sweet Wine? Which one to take Italy or France?

Domaine de Montvac Vacqueyras Melodine Blanc

Kurtis
by Kurtis 1 year ago

Had a bottle of this when we were in Paris not too long ago at Maison Rostang, and it's been difficult to locate this in the state. It a beautiful blend of 40% Roussane, 40% Clairette, 10% Bourbou...

Wine for a beginner

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by LAMol 2 years ago

Hello. First, I want to say that I do not really drink wines that much. Therefore, I am inexperienced. For that, bare with me here, please. My good friend is turning 21 later this month and I kn...

what to use in place of white wine?

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by hungryabbey 12 years ago

Im cooking for my boyfriend and he's allergic to wine and so many of my recipes call for it. Does anyone have any suggestion for an alternative to use in, lets say, a marinade that calls for white ...

Opened but Corked White Wine versus Rice Wine

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by estyzesty 2 years ago

Hi all, I am very confused as to why people say opened bottles of wine that have been sitting in the fridge for months are no good. I am an American born Chinese person, and I use rice wine in...

Wines aged in steel?

krissywats
by krissywats 13 years ago

My brother is allergic to something in the aging process of wine. We narrowed it down to whites being drinkable (he's also allergic to the histamines in reds) but even with whites he was hit or mi...

Vinhos Oscar Quevedo 30-year-old White Port

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

At last week's Port and Douro Wines Institute (IVDP) tasting in San Francisco, one of the most interesting wines I tried was the Quevedo Porto 30 year old White Port. Golden-straw in color, aromas ...

White Wine Sparkler

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by ClintonT 3 years ago

Wine Cellar Innovations https://www.winecellarinnovations.com/ White Wine Sparkler Whip up something sweet yet elegant for your parties! This white wine sparkler recipe is perfect for toasti...

Do Different Types of Alcohol Cause you to Act Differently?

invinotheresverde
by invinotheresverde 8 years ago

In a recent thread, linguafood mentioned that gin makes her melodramatic. Is this in her head or is there a legit, physiological reason this could happen? I've never noticed it personally, so I'm...

Wine to pair with rutabaga caponata

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by valadelphia 3 years ago

I made this lovely dish http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Rutabaga-Caponata but I have no idea what wine to drink with it. Rutabaga is hard enough, but when you add the vinegar, etc., I a ma a ...

Let's talk about Sancerre

Monica
by Monica 3 years ago

Wines from Sancerre have become my favorite wine to drink all through out the year. A good bottle has a nice balance of body and acidity.. It has good aroma and even goes well with my winter stew...

Pavlova - white wine vinegar substitute?

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by flzhang 8 years ago

I don't feel like buying a bottle of wine vinegar just so I can use a tsp for a pavlova--can I safely substitute rice wine vinegar, red wine vinegar, or lemon juice for the meringue? Also, can s...

high alcoholic white wine

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by olasek 4 years ago

I admit I was surprised a bit when I came across white wine with alcohol level above 15% (dry wines). The wines are from Paso Robles and one is Roussanne and another Marsanne. I also think these ar...

HELP: My Mom's Awful Taste in Wine

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by mexicaliblues 4 years ago

My mother loves bargain basement, rot-gut pinot grigio. This despite my parents being financially very healthy / sound. She has always loved bad, cheap wine and I've had a terrible time opening her...

Chardonnay--no oak

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by alsky 12 years ago

My mother is a chardonnay drinker but is tired of the oaky chardonnays that she keeps buying. She is looking for a full-bodied, fruit forward, dry white wine (doesn't have to be chardonnay). Someth...

Seafood Stew Help

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by raberbm 4 years ago

I'm making a seafood soup/stew with shrimp, clams, fish. The recipe calls for one cup white wine, but I only have half cup. The only other alcohol I have is red wine and sherry. Are one of those...

Southern Rhône whites - Decanter

zin1953
by zin1953 4 years ago

‘White Rhone has been misunderstood for years,’ said Decanter’s Rhône expert John Livingstone- Learmonth. ‘But this tasting shows that the wines can now be considered as serious, with quality and r...

What's the most overpriced menu item you've seen?

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by piano boy 8 years ago

A new restaurant opened up in town, German beer hall style. Apple and Beet Salad - $17 I went through the rest of the description, "...toasted hazelnut vinaigrette, frisee lettuce, sundried f...

Vin jaune in Paris?

Jake Dear
by Jake Dear 4 years ago

Salut all, we'd appreciate any recommendations for wine shops that specialize in, or have a good selection of, vin jaune. A secondary interest would be a wine bar with good selections by the glass...