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2/15/11 7:42 A

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Oregon Pinot, definitely

I like to decant most red wines, esp with company over. It makes for a great presentation.
For most wines this has very little effect.

However, you MUSTt decant young, big bold wines that are higher priced. I also aerate these types of wines, sometimes three or four times through the aerator. Also, these wines need time in the decanter for best results, some, for several hours.

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2/14/11 9:12 P

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Decant or Not all red wine?

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ahhhoohhhhhmmmm.

Bordeaux, I guess. It's all good, but I love the red bordeaux's mesh of flavors.

On a more "Burgundy note": Oregon Pinot or CA Pinot?

(bonus link: fun article about the rivalry btwn OR and CA pinot noir):
http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/f
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Brunello di Montalcino!

Bordeaux or Burgundy?

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French 80% of the time, Italian 20%

Chateauneuf-de-Pape or Brunello di Montalcino?

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Italian Wine or French?

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Malbec every time. And who drinks coke when there's wine?! Haha!!!

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Re-cork and drink the next day.
'Malbec

diet coke or coke?

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Chiantti or Malbec?

I favor Asti/Martini & Rossi, I get headaches from champange!

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My palate says champagne, but my pocketbook says Asti!
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Re-cork or stopper with pump? (or gas?)

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Box... I actually know of a couple good box wines!


Champagne or Asti Spumante?

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I'd do red with fish-- like a nice light bodied pinot with salmon.

organically grown grapes: important, or not?

(* to Denny: box over jug; no resolution- I break 'em!)

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would you drink red with fish
or
only white with fish?

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1/11/11 10:33 A

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New Year Weight Loss Resolution?
or
No Resolution?


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More than 5 glasses ave per week?

or

Less than 5 glasses ave per week?

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Local (if I'm living in Calif, Oregon, Wash.)
National (since I live in Michigan)



Box or Jug

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3/22/10 3:59 P

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sipping socially

Local wines or national brands

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Decanted wine is romantic


Wine with dinner, or...sipping wine socially on its own

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Decanter at home

CST
Rusty
Mississippi River Delta


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Burgandy is great!

Bottle or decanter?

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Burgandy

CST
Rusty
Mississippi River Delta


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Chianti

Bordeaux or Burgandy?

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Riesling. Yum.

Chianti or Pinot Noir?

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White.

Riesling or Sauvignon Blanc?

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Italy (love Chianti)

Red or White

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Bahamas

France or Italy?

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Arizona, never been there. I do like FLA though!

Mexico / Bahamas?





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Depends, if the drive is over 6 hours, I prefer to fly, esp. for a round trip.

Fla. or Arizona?

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almonds

flying or driving?

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Orange


Almonds or Sunflower seeds?

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Winter Olympiccs

Orange or Tangerine?

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Whole Wheat


Winter Olympics or X games?

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Turkey -with grilled onion



Whole Wheat or Rye?

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LOL Depends on the dish and the wine! But I love a good Cab with cheddar.


Veggie burger or turkey burger?

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Lamb

(I like red with my cheese also, but it is not in "vogue".

cheddar or jack

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Depends on the cheese! Generally I go with a red though.

Beef or lamb?

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Vertical - esp if they are all classic vintages



WHITE wine with Cheese

or

Red wine with Cheese

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ooooooh.....

Italian. Love my Chianti

Horizontal or Vertical tastings?

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I prefer red wine, regardless of food (I'm crazy)
Refrigerated wine storage for whites, cellared (cool, dry, dark) space for all others.

French wine or Italian wine

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depends on the food!!

refrigerated wine storage
or
non-refrigerated wine storage?

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Screw..

White or Red?

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The Cab....

Cork or screw cap?

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I'll take Christmas Eve services however since it's past Christmas let's change it up a little...

I'll leave a Chile Cabernet Sauvignon or an Italian Pinot Grigio?

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Christmas Eve Mass or Christmas Day?

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12/24/09 12:17 P

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White Christmas!

Host or Guest for Christmas?

sophie ... excited that a snowstorm is headed toward Dallas today!

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Real Tree!!

White Christmas or Sun & Beach?

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I like Christmas Morning!

Real tree or artificial?

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Sit down (for Christmas dinner), no buffets, please.

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Even more Christmas--open gifts: on Christmas Eve or Christmas morning?

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Both - with gravy!

Still Christmas - sit down or buffet?

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BOTH! haha, or just turkey

mashed potatoes or stuffing?

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