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Restaurant Wine Pairings? Yes or No?

by apsyclist 16 days ago

When going to a restaurant renowned for its wine list, do you typically order the wine pairing or select from the amazing wine list? Is it considered impertinent to not to take the recommended pair...

Non alcoholic wine Toronto

by burlgurl 11 days ago

Has anyone had a half decent non alcoholic wine? Does this even exist? I’d love a dry white wine, but can only guess most existing options are overly sweet juice. Where in Toronto? Have t seen any ...

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Can anyone identify this wine glass?

by reginarose7721 29 days ago

I've broken one of the glasses in this set but can't remember the brand. Does anyone recognize the small logo etched into the base? Thanks!

Use of a plastic film to eliminate the cork taint of a contaminated wine

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

I've done this with a corked bottled wine and believed the perceptible TCA was decreased, so it's cool to see an experiment confirm that it does work. The wine does remain somewhat scalped of fruit...

Wine shops in Los Angeles

by sandramrma 2 months ago

Does anyone know of a wine shop in Los Angeles that does wine baskets for delivery ?? I am looking for a gift. Thank you

Cheap White Wine For Cooking

by zackly 2 months ago

I don't regularly drink white wine but I do cook with it usually for deglazing when making pan sauces. Frequently I open a bottle I have on hand, use a couple ounces then put it in the fridge and f...

A Unicorn Boxed Red Wine?

by Scirocco 4 months ago

Let's face it, boxed wine is not ever going to be involved in fine dining, and in particular, red wines seem to suffer the most. But in general, boxed wine HAS improved over the last decade. So ha...

Mondiale Wines close-out sale

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

My friend Ann Feely is shutting down her wine import business. Remaining inventory of wines (New Zealand imports) are now discounted by 50% and shipping is free for purchases of 12 or more bottles....

RIP Lulu Peyraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Lulu Peyraud of Domaine Tempier has left this mortal coil. Rest in peace Lulu, 1917–2020, thank you for sharing your wonderful Provençal recipes and Bandol wines with the world. https://www.i...

Laying Down & Investing in, Wine

by kySafran 4 months ago

When I come to the US, I always bring a couple of bottles of high-quality wine for some foodie friends I stay with. I get it from a French friend who owns an exclusive restaurant in London. I sit d...

9/30 Party With The Freys & Ecofarm Celebrate 40 Years Of Certified Organic & Biodynamic™ Wines

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"Place your wine order by 9/22/20 to receive your wines in time for the event! https://www.freywine.com/product/Kwaya-Virtual-Tasting-with-EcoFarm?pageID=A2E077C1-9E75-5D55-26A2-A8C1F42AC309&sortBy...

What kind of red wine should I have for my birthday?

by vndrink 4 months ago

My birthday is coming at the end of this month and I do not know what kind of red wine should I have for it? Any suggestions?

Champagne Glasses?

by zackly 9 months ago

I was talking with a guy who works for a major Champagne house in their NYC office. He told me that Champagne flutes are no longer considered a correct glass from which to drink Champagne and his ...

Value priced screwtop reds

by frajita 7 months ago

Name a few acceptable Merlot or other reds with a screw top under $10.

Almost Free Wine Shipped to you: 2-day Marathon Madness

by droolingdoggie 5 months ago

There is a super 48-hour wine sale marathon with free shipping going on at Last Bottle Wines!! Here is a self-description of LBW, which is a local business based in Napa, CA: "Last Bottle is a ...

Tuscany's Wine Windows "Buchette del Vino"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

" . . . First introduced in the 1600s, their true purpose went untapped for centuries after the plague — that is, until a new one came along this year. 'Everyone is confined to home for two mont...

Black Wine Professionals

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

"Founded by Julia Coney, Black Wine Professionals is a resource for wine industry employers and gatekeepers, professionals, and the food and beverage community. Our goal is to lift up the multiface...

The many hues of wine talent - Jancis Robinson MW

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

" . . . It is probably not surprising that the great majority of these Black role models are in the United States, which is also where there is most need for social change, not just for the individ...

Live interview with Jean-Baptiste Souillard, June 17

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Becky Wasserman will interview Jean-Baptiste Souillard of the Northern Rhone on Wednesday, June 17, 11am PDT/2pm EDT/8pm France. https://www.beckywasserman.com/domaines/jean-baptiste-souillard/#...

At Home Wine Tasting for 2

by buckeye83 8 months ago

I want to set up an at-home wine tasting for my husband and me that will help us discover some new favorites. Would love to pair food with each wine to make it feel like more of an event. I was t...