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White Merlot

by levymkr9 2 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 1 month 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 5 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

by MikeSelpor 3 months ago

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

Spring Mountain Winery selection - Help please!

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:...

Prosecco newbie needs advice!

by MaryCath 2 months ago

For an upcoming baby shower, I have been asked to supply the cocktails and mocktails. It will be sherbert with ginger ale or prosecco. I know nothing about prosecco. Any recommendations for brands?...

Buy your wine now

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months 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 ...

Langhe/Piemonte - which small producer vineyards to visit?

by shliz 4 months ago

Hi there, I'm looking for a small production vineyard or two to visit on a day trip from Turin. I will be eating at Terazza da Renza in Castiglione Falletto or Osterio Veglio near La Morra, so some...

How much is my bottle of champagne worth?

by MongooseTE 9 years ago

i have a 13 oz bottle of 1945 Bollinger BRUT extra quality champagne and was wondering how much it is worth? i found it in the basement of someone i knew that died.

What to do with Riunite?

by dracisk 4 months ago

I sent my husband out for dry lambrusco and he came back with Riunite because it was such a bargain. (Thankfully he also brought back dry lambrusco.) We missed the return window on the Riunite, and...

How long will Sangria last in the fridge?

by pancake 11 years ago

I cut up a bunch of fruit (mango's, apples, and peaches) and left it to soak in red wine for a Sangria base. That was 2 days ago........how long will this last?

Georgian Wine Being Sold In Canada

by LowellHall 5 months ago

Is there any company that imports Georgian wines into Canada?

Really LCBO? Norman Hardie on your shelves?!?!?

by Googs 6 months ago

I'm astounded that this crown corporation built on the foundation that average citizens can't control their own urges nor trusted to retail liquor independently  has made a mockery of their entire ...

Non-oaked red wine

by Cattie 10 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...

Shaoxing (Chinese rice wine) in Edmonton

by veloxsea 6 months ago

I was wondering is someone knows where I can buy Shaoxing (Chinese rice wine) in Edmonton as I need it for a recipe: https://youtu.be/pETnrudTSkw Thanks.

Champagne sabering @ The French Laundry

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Hurts to watch the video of this inept, dangerous and wasteful attempt to saber a bottle of Champagne at the French Laundry in Yountville.

Help narrowing down Sonoma wineries

by andibarient 7 months ago

Help me choose between: Gary Farrell, Lynmar, or Rochioli for Russian River Valley and the either St. Francis or Scribe for wine/food plus pretty property.

Keeping rice wine

by ewlung 9 years ago

Hello, How do you keep/store Chinese rice wine (Shao Xing wine)? Should I store it in the refrigerator? Or just in a cool dry place (like in the kitchen cupboard). Thanks :)

Child Friendly Tasting Rooms in Napa/Sonoma

by rodrijeff54 7 months ago

We have family coming in from the East Coast for Christmas. We would like to show them some of the wine country. We will also have a couple of babies. Are there such places?

Langhe, Barolo & Barbaresco

by DavidT 7 months ago

The weekend edition of the Wall Street Journal ran a series of interesting articles the past 3 weekends (Dec. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16) on visiting the Langhe region and drinking Barolo & Barbaresco wines. ...