Any Wine-O's on FSN ?

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Re: Any Wine-O's on FSN ?

Post by Jeepsnguns » Sat Dec 03, 2011 11:53 pm

nicolas wrote:I live a couple hundred miles from the Worlds greatest wine regions..................... of course I love wine [smilie=011.gif]
You live a couple hundred miles from Napa valley California?
And here I thought you were British. [smilie=011.gif]
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Post by Tarawa » Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:46 pm

I second Lakeridge Red Muscadine. But the price is creeping up. Obikwa Sweet Red (SA) is really good also.
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Post by Rentprop1 » Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:49 pm

Any kind of Moscato [smilie=pdt_xtremez_30.gif]
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Re: Any Wine-O's on FSN ?

Post by hurricanecharlie » Mon Apr 23, 2012 9:59 pm

into wine a little bit more aged rum and single malt
however a place in coral springs afficionados has event cigars and wine tasting several guys i shoot with meet up there for events sometime wiht spousal units sometimes not
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Post by hueytaxi » Tue Apr 24, 2012 1:48 am

I don't spend a lot on wine, but enjoy a glass or two every late evening. Preferred Livingston Cellars Blush Chablis or White Zinfandel, Gallo will sub.
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Post by Miamioffshore » Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:09 pm

Duckhorn is great stuff
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Re: Any Wine-O's on FSN ?

Post by miamiair » Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:52 am

I like the California Reds, but the Cakebread Chardonnay is top notch.

Rubicon is fantastic.

Stags' Leap Wine Cellars has been very disappointing lately.

Andretti makes a good Reserve Merlot.

Peju has an awesome Zin.

Chimney Rock, Far Niente, Chateau Montelena, Caymus and Sequoia Grove make very good cabs.

Praeger Port Works makes a fine Port.

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Post by P5 guy » Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:59 pm

I much prefer Washington State to California's wine. :ber

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Post by NonConformist » Thu Mar 28, 2013 5:05 pm

all Ive ever had that I liked was White Zifandal
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Cheap Chianti one glass a day doctors orders. $15.99 a gallon comes with a metal twist top.
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Post by Rentprop1 » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:51 pm

Moscato in the box here [smilie=pdt_xtremez_30.gif]
In the days of the old west a 6 shooter was as common as cell phones are today and just annoying if they go off in a theater.

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Post by hurricanecharlie » Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:23 pm

rent are you going to lakeland show in april?

usually dont like sangria

had some tonight at casa frida in fort lauderdale that was great with lots of subtle flavors,not too sweet

food was great too

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Post by hueytaxi » Sat Mar 30, 2013 12:00 am

Recently picked up a bottle of "Liberty Creek" white zinfandel at Publix and yet to find another. Quite pleasing. I pick up a "Barefoot" Moscato for the wife and add 25% Sprite.
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Post by oldknome » Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:30 am

Anybody ever try any Maryland wine? I try to go up to the wine fest every year, good stuff. I mostly like the sweet stuff but if I ever run into any of you guys I'll bring some if I'm not out. Hard to get down here
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Post by thorazine » Sat May 11, 2013 5:03 pm

oldknome wrote:Anybody ever try any Maryland wine? I try to go up to the wine fest every year, good stuff. I mostly like the sweet stuff but if I ever run into any of you guys I'll bring some if I'm not out. Hard to get down here
Do you actually have to go in to Maryland to get some?

Or can you have someone hand it over to you while standing safely on the Pennsylvania border? [smilie=011.gif]

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Post by oldknome » Sat May 11, 2013 7:40 pm

thorazine wrote:
oldknome wrote:Anybody ever try any Maryland wine? I try to go up to the wine fest every year, good stuff. I mostly like the sweet stuff but if I ever run into any of you guys I'll bring some if I'm not out. Hard to get down here
Do you actually have to go in to Maryland to get some?

Or can you have someone hand it over to you while standing safely on the Pennsylvania border? [smilie=011.gif]
heh, I know. It is a communist state now. They only started allowing shipping last year sometime. But they have wine festivals almost every weekend at one of the nearly 30 wineries now in the state. The big state festival is $25 and you can bring your own food and set up a nice space for your group so you can go taste, buy and come back and drink a bottle while munchin' whatever good stuff you brought with. A lot of places make you buy from the vendors
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Post by hueytaxi » Fri May 17, 2013 12:38 am

After a haircut today I was headed to pick up a bottle of my favorite wine (the cheap stuff of course). As I began to get into my car, I see Ric's Wine Shop. I entered my first wine shop. I asked Ric where is the Zinfandels or blush chablis. Ric said he did not have any?????????Well I estimated he knew more about wine than the local Publix stockboy so I requested a suggestion for a light red with sweetness without a sugary or dry lingering taste. He led me to an Italian import: bottled by Cantina di Casteggio; a Sangue di Guida. He called it correctly. This will not be an everyday brand, but a nice retreat with fish or Italian. Mid range in price at $14/bottle.
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hueytaxi wrote:... I entered my first wine shop. I asked Ric where is the Zinfandels or blush chablis. Ric said he did not have any????????? Well I estimated he knew more about wine than the local Publix stockboy so I requested a suggestion for ....
This is a great thing to keep in mind: ASK for suggestions, tell 'em what you like or what you're looking for, and they can usually make some pretty decent recommendations. Every time we wander into the local ABC Liquor store, the 1st thing my wife says is "Where is Karl?" He's the local wine guru and has always made good recommendations. And he usually steers us towards the "value" wines, typically less than $20 per bottle, and often much less.

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Post by hueytaxi » Sat May 18, 2013 11:17 pm

About 10:30 I poured a 1/2" into a short open mouth wine glass for my wife to try. She said okay, but she prefers the sugars of a Muscato it seems. I looked up the wine earlier in the evening and bound it was a sparkling variety and the original cork was not reusable. Mu local collection also did not fit the bottle so I decided to finish it tonight and it was a pleasant accompaniment.with some Triscuits and cheese. I'll go back and explore what ric recommends again.
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Post by hueytaxi » Fri Jul 05, 2013 2:39 am

So I'm at the ballpark talking to a friends Italian wife who barely speaks English. I comment about an inexpensive Italian wine I recently discovered. Of course anything Italian interests her and I was asked what it was. I had to think and came up with "Sangue di ....? To which she absolutely glowed responding "Guida"? She nailed it. Under $13 and a nice sweet red import.
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