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Tips for a stuck cork

by concordcourtney 13 years ago

So last week I grabbed a bottle of inexpensive Gewürztraminer at the grocery store to go with a week night supper. It's a recent vintage, nothing fancy, in the usual Gewurzt style bottle. The rubbe...

Beaujolais Nouveau 2019! What are your thoughts??

by damiano 3 months ago

So, last Saturday while shopping I noticed the new 2019 Beaujolais Primeur being displayed for tasting. I drank half a glass, and immediately took a liking to it. Bought 6 bottles of this Jaffe...

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Harrington Wines - Close out sale - Open house 12/7, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

FINAL HARRINGTON WINES OPEN HOUSE and Sale, Saturday December 7th, 1 - 4pm This is it. Our last Open House and your last shot at unreal prices on all of our wines. The full case (12 bottles) ...

Gruet Winery Tasting Room | Hotel St. Francis, Santa Fe

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

After my visit to Museum Hill and lunch at the cafe, https://www.chowhound.com/post/museum-hill-cafe-santa-fe-nm-1085918 , I made my way into the historic center of town to Hotel St. Francis. Gruet...

2017 Edmunds St John Bone-Jolly rose, $99 per case

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

An incredible offer from my friend Steve Edmunds of Edmunds St. John to raise money for Sonoma County wildfire relief. He is offering his 2017 Edmunds St. John Bone-Jolly rosé for $99 per case (12 ...

French Laundry wine advice, need update

by wearybashful 4 months ago

The advice about French Laundry wine all seems over 10 years old on Chowhound... I have reservations for 4, and I'm trying to figure out what to do about wine. I have some fancy bottles langu...

2018 Firesteed Pinot Noir

tim irvine
by tim irvine 4 months ago

Yesterday I grabbed a bottle to go with a broiled loin lamb chop and some steamed asparagus. The pairing was excellent, but the big surprise was that this very young PN from a big production viney...

Where to buy vin cotto or saba in Canada?

by Zanachow 4 months ago

I'm looking to buy vin cotto or saba online in Canada. I've found a site that carries it in the US, but they do not ship to Canada. Any leads? Thanks!

Where to buy Pagoda Shaoxing Cooking

by borisabrams 5 months 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...

Non-oaked red wine

by Cattie 11 years ago

Hi all I can only drink red wines (which I love) during the winter (after the first frost and up until the pollen starts going nuts). I'm extremely allergic to oak pollen, and the other night (ser...

A new appreciation for Willamette Valley whites

tim irvine
by tim irvine 6 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 ...

Schraffenberger Sparkling Wine

by jochaima 6 months ago

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

Buy your wine now

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . “This year, we’ve brought it forward. We have to get enough stock, at least six months, into the UK before the end of March. It’d just be dumb not to. There’s no Brexit that’ll be good for ...

What's the latest on low acid wines?

by SHAUS 7 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!

What wine with middle-Eastern dishes?

by pindert 7 months ago

I'm having a dinner with a variety of middle-Eastern dishes (Gyros, Tabbouleh, Hummus, Kuku Sabzi (Persian Herb Fritatta), and Caramel Oranges w/Greek Yogurt. I don't know what type(s) of wine to ...

LCA Wine - temporarily closed

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

A year ago I visited LCA Wine in Costa Mesa for a lively tasting and wine education session by my friend Winemaker Carol Shelton. Considering it for a return visit this summer, I was surprised to r...

White Merlot

by levymkr9 10 months ago

I am new on the site. I am looking to buy White Merlot and was wondering if someone can recommend where I can buy online some bottles. I am looking for very good ones. Thanks, Chris

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

by Googs 8 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?

by hungryinmanhattan 1 year 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

by MikeSelpor 10 months ago

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