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Good side dishes for rack of lamb?

by bwillia 10 years ago

I am preparing to cook my first rack of lamb for a special occasion, and wanted to know what goes the best with rack ...


jmlibs commented 1 day ago

Hombre "wine for men" 1960-70s?

by Hershey Bomar 9 years ago

Hombre "wine for men" 1960-70s. Does anyone remember this stuff and have any info on it? I guess it was the drink ...


Lincolnkings commented 4 days ago

SAQ wines, part deux

by CaptCrunch 14 days ago

You know you are in trouble when you have problems following your own thread. I believe the previous thread just got ...


CaptCrunch commented 14 days ago

French Onion Soup -- best alcohol to use?

by arielleeve 6 years ago

I am making French onion soup tonight and have been looking at a bunch of different recipes from which to work. They ...


minega commented 19 days ago

Does New Jersey produce the best wines?

by Sdenred 2 months ago

The founder of the American Association of Wine Economists and the managing editor of the Journal of Wine Economics t...


paryzer commented 1 month ago

Shipping Your Own Wine to Yourself

by mexicaliblues 1 month ago

Hello, Our family is renting a beach house in Florida this summer (some of us flying from Texas, some flying from ...


HoosierFoodie commented 1 month ago

I am a cheapskate and do not want to buy a restaurant's wine or their flights of wine

by free sample addict aka Tracy L 6 months ago

This is more of a hypothetical question. Hypothetically, you have a budget conscious couple on a date at a "destinati...

HeidiCooksSupper commented 1 month ago

Does cheap wine age well?

by trolley 5 years ago

my neighbor who doesn't drink was cleaning out her cabinets and she gave me two bottles of wine. One is a Concannon P...

Midlife commented 1 month ago

Riverhead (NY) Ciderhouse Rocks!!!

by Motosport 2 months ago

I've been driving by The Riverhead Ciderhouse for months and wondering just what it would be. So, on our way to the ...

coll commented 2 months ago

Tips for a stuck cork

by concordcourtney 10 years ago

So last week I grabbed a bottle of inexpensive Gewürztraminer at the grocery store to go with a week night supper. It...


Michellebb1234 commented 2 months ago

How do you operate a "La Vigna" wine opener?

by Chinon00 9 years ago

I got one of these for Christmas and I can easily get the corkscrew into the cork but when I pull back the corkscrew ...

DuffyH commented 2 months ago

Trader Joe's Wine Recommendations

by Maygan 3 months ago

Hi everyone! Wine newbie (but enthusiast) here. Any recommendations for Trader Joe's wines? There's a few posts on th...

Midlife commented 3 months ago

Aged White Port in Manhattan?

by DaviHome 3 months ago

Does anyone know of a retail wine store in Manhattan that sells aged white port? I'm specifically looking for Niepoor...


DaviHome commented 3 months ago

where can I get wines used during the mass (catholic)?

by fiery 13 years ago

I would like to know if anyone can order wines used during the mass (catholic)? I am not a wine drinker; however, I...

zin1953 commented 3 months ago

Wine tastes bad once I start eating

by lisalemon 2 years ago

I'm wondering if anyone has this same problem. I love red wine and drink it often, but I always have to enjoy a glass...


lisalemon commented 3 months ago

What's your house wine?

by Problem Child 10 years ago

I'm curious in finding out what wines do others keep in stock for everyday, house wines. I've been through a lot but...

Midlife commented 3 months ago

SAQ Wine and spirits

by CaptCrunch 1 year ago

Since the sale of alcohol is controlled by a central governmental agency, I thought it would be interesting to share ...


CaptCrunch commented 3 months ago

Seared Tuna Steaks- need a side dish

by kicks82 10 years ago

Hi all- I am cooking for a woman for the first time on Wednesday, planning to make some seared tuna steaks and rub th...

DonShirer commented 3 months ago

Help: newbie wine drinker at restaurant

by cgrant_corkguru 5 months ago

I'm new to wine drinking and do not know how to pick wine from a restaurant list. How do you pick?


damiano commented 3 months ago