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Wine

Your ultimate Chowhound-style guide to wine. Our community knows their Pinots and Chardonnays, and they discuss it all, including wine terms, technical details of winemaking, the best labels, and more.

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Tacos & Tapas, Fri 10/25, 6-9pm, El Pajaro CDC, Watsonville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

Tacos & Tapas will celebrate 40 years of El Pajaro CDC helping local entrepreneurs reach their small business dreams. It takes place from 6-9 p.m. at the Kitchen Incubator, 412 East Riverside Drive...

Where to buy Pagoda Shaoxing Cooking

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by borisabrams 25 days ago

Hey all, I am looking to up my game with Shaoxing rice wine! I dont want to keep using the stuff with added salt - would rather use more soy sauce or Sichuan chili bean paste. I came across Pag...

“Wines of the French Alps”: Wink Lorch's new book

Jake Dear
by Jake Dear 1 month ago

Wink Lorch has just released her new book, the “Wines of the French Alps.” https://winetravelmedia.com/shop/ We have devoured it in anticipation of an upcoming trip to the Savoie. We find it ju...

Schraffenberger Sparkling Wine

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by jochaima 2 months ago

Hello. does anyone know where I could get Schraffenberger Sparking Wine in the Boston area, or have delivered? thank you

When/where did you first taste it?

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by gutreactions 6 months ago

While having cocktails with friends at a local happy hour spot, we got into when we had our first taste of certain foods and beverage. Well, it was fun recalling our earliest culinary memories and ...

What's the latest on low acid wines?

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by SHAUS 2 months ago

I was diagnosed recently with LPR (Silent Acid Reflux) and alcohol is apparently a no-no. But if low acid wines are out there, I may be alright. I appreciate lowest acid suggestions!

Places to drink a good glass of wine without having to order food?

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by zerodosage 3 months ago

What are the places in Montreal that feature organic, natural, interesting wines with a bar license? I love Larry's but sometimes I am not in the mood for food, or have dinner plans elsewhere.

Dear LCBO: Where did all of the interesting white wines go? Why are your shelves filled with Pinot Grigio?

Googs
by Googs 4 months ago

As the old commercial went, if I wanted water I would have asked for water. Gimme some Gavi. Gimme some character. Some reason to drink it with food.

I would like to know what brand of Marsala wine you use for your Chicken Marsala?

hungryinmanhattan
by hungryinmanhattan 8 months ago

I love Chicken Marsala but am not familiar with Marsala and would appreciate any suggestion you could give me on your preferred Marsala wine for cooking this dish.

Best White Wine

MikeSelpor
by MikeSelpor 6 months ago

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

Spring Mountain Winery selection - Help please!

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by jsrpanda 1 year ago

Hello! I have read about a zillion blogs, forums, reviews, etc and need help narrowing down my list of wineries to visit on Spring mountain. I like big cabs/red blends. Trying to decide between:...

WaPo on "The Sommeliers of Everything"

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by patsully 8 months ago

"Perhaps you are someone who thinks honey is just honey. Or tea is just tea. Or olive oil is just olive oil. Or water is just water. Or a cigar is just a cigar. Or mustard is just mustard. If so, y...

Rude guests bringing wine - should I have served it?

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by kali_MM 10 years ago

I'm still brooding about this one, and am wondering if I reacted badly... what are your thoughts? Some friends/accquaintances here (we generally walked our dogs together), decided to move back t...

Advice on Colorado Corkage Please

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by aledm 11 years ago

We're moving to Vail for a winter of skiing and I was reading the posts about restaurants in Colorado generally. There was a comment in a thread that said Colorado as a state forbids corkage. What ...

A Basic, Everyday Wine for Italian Pasta Dishes?

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by sylvan 11 months ago

I don't drink and know nothing about wines. I'd like to know a basic, everyday wine I can use for deglazing and for Italian pasta dishes that I can find in neighborhood grocery stores. I've looked ...

Finding the right Glühwein recipe, or is it the right wine? Or both?

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by magnoliasouth 10 months ago

First off, I apologize for the length of this post. I just wanted to explain so you fully get what my problem is. I am of Austrian descent and my great-Aunt used to make Glühwein every Christmas...

What to do with wine received as a gift?

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by DivaMari 2 years ago

I am not a wine snob BUT I hosted an open house this week. As a hostess gift I received bottles of wine I will not drink. If they are a wine I will not drink, I will NOT regift them. I should h...

Can anybody else "smell" fruit flies?

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by porcospino 11 years ago

So I've done some fairly extensive web research (read: about 5 minutes with Google) that has brought up nothing on this topic, and maybe (my completely forgotten) high school biology would explain ...

Wine storage

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by ieatanddrink 12 months ago

I have to move with my wine bottles. The wine is currently stored in a wine refrigerator under the proper temperature. If i take the bottles out and pack it for transit that will last 7 days, wil...

New York City Wine & Food Fest tickets for Sunday 10/14: below retail

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by dblaineprod 1 year ago

Hello I have 3 tickets (hard copy) to the SUNDAY NYCWFF Grand Tasting at NYC Wine and Food Festival. I can't go any more but I don't want the tickets to go to waste! Sunday 10/14 12-6pm Pier 92/...