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Russian River / Dry Creek / Anderson Valley Wine & Food Recommendations

by McDrewber 4 days ago

Hello Hounds, We are traveling from Wisconsin with lifetime friends and will be in the Russian River Valley for a ...


tom246 commented 1 day ago

Excellent tasting room/wineries in Healdsburg

by kickerconspiracy 5 days ago

We will be on the Sonoma side for a day, 9/9/17. We are tasting at Kistler and (fingers crossed) Williams Seylem in t...


tom246 commented 3 days ago

Bottle missing its cork

by Junie D 10 years ago

At a party recently, a friend went to open a 94 cab only to find the bottle had no cork. Somehow, the capsule had co...


ceciliabellon commented 6 days ago

What to do with wine received as a gift?

by DivaMari 1 month 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 d...


lagatta commented 6 days ago

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Wine - Masculine vs Feminine

by Charles Yu 9 days ago

In this day and age of free speech and political corrective-ness, will you be offended by the use of the long time, w...

Wine Tasting in France for (Somewhat Jaded) Californians

by mschuver 16 days ago

My wife and I are taking our honeymoon in France in September-October, and I am hoping you lovely people can help us ...


LoriSonoma commented 10 days ago

Need help choosing Willamette Valley wineries! Beaux Freres, Brick House or Patricia Green

by kickerconspiracy 14 days ago

Going to be heading up from Portland for a half-day. We have a reservation at Antica Terra at 1:30, and will probably...


HoosierFoodie commented 11 days ago

Puglia Wineries

by DaviHome 14 days ago

I am seeking a recommendation for wineries to visit in Puglia (within an hour's drive of either Fasano or Otranto). I...


lisaonthecape commented 12 days ago

Really old Dom Perignon... ok to drink?

by cjc519 10 years ago

My neighbor just gave me a bottle of 1978 Dom Perignon which has been sitting in his house all that time. He said th...


4BillLewis commented 13 days ago

Can anybody else "smell" fruit flies?

by porcospino 9 years ago

So I've done some fairly extensive web research (read: about 5 minutes with Google) that has brought up nothing on th...


Polianthus commented 15 days ago

Favorite Wineries

by MissMarleygirl 27 days ago

We will be in France for three weeks in August. I have done a fair amount of research but would like some Chowhounde...


collioure commented 24 days ago

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Underappreciated Isosceles?

by olasek 28 days ago

Just days ago came across a bottle of 2014/13 Justin's Isosceles - at my local Costco, at $60 I picked up only a sing...

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How Bien Nacido Vineyard fought off the Alamo fire

by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

Having just visited Bien Nacido Vineyard, Au Bon Climat and Qupé in April, I followed in horror the news that this si...

Chinese Laborers Built Sonoma's Wineries

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"Workers literally dug the caves by hand," says Tom Blackwood, general manager of Buena Vista Winery. "They still hav...


tre2012 commented 1 month ago

Wine to pair with Paella

by pindert 3 months ago

I'll be serving Paella this weekend. It will have chicken, Spanish chorizo, shrimp, and mussels. Which wine(s) are ...


collioure commented 1 month ago

Seeking recommendations on wine for wedding dinner!

by clupa 1 month ago

Hi, Hoping to get some recommendations for wine to serve at a wedding dinner. Serving Lebanese buffet: grilled fil...

MidwesternerTT commented 1 month ago

Lesser Known Sparkling Wines Available in the US?

by zackly 1 month ago

We drink a fair amount of sparkling wine mostly, Champagne, Prosecco & Spanish Cava. I was wondering what else is a...


valadelphia commented 1 month ago

Club soda and red wine

by RicRios 12 years ago

The poster below reminded me of the pervasive custom in South America to add club soda to a local raspy red wine to m...

Midlife commented 1 month ago

Port Wine

by chriswhite 2 months ago

Bought a port wine last weekend. I opened it but didn't put it in the rerfridgerator is it still good to drink? Also ...


LadyofTexas commented 1 month ago

How long does opened Port last?

by Rick 11 years ago

I have a bottle of Port that is half full and last opened about 10 months ago. It smells good, but is it safe to drink?


chriswhite commented 2 months ago