Can’t find a good dry rosé
I'm looking for a dry rosé wine that's available in most grocery stores but I'm having a hard time. All the suggestions I find online are either impossible to find or too expensive to do much experimenting with (I don't want to spend 30 bucks on a bottle of wine that I may end up hating…)
The only one I've found so far that I really liked was Black Box Rosé but my grocery only sells it in 500ml boxes.
I tried one from Beringer yesterday and it tasted like alcoholic koolaid. It was not at all dry – despite what the bottle said.
TLDR: Does anyone have any suggestions for a crisp and dry rosé wine available at most grocery stores for 5-15 bucks a bottle?
For what it's worth, I live in Ohio and usually shop at Kroger.
Submitted June 22, 2017 at 09:37AM by AdequateSteve
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Looking to Apply as Harvest Intern
Hi all! I'm completely new to the wine industry with zero experience or formal education (in wine) but looking to apply to positions as a Harvest Intern/ Cellar & Vineyard Assistant in Virginia. I was wondering, for those of you who work in the industry, is there anything you're looking for when it comes to cover letters or first contact emails that would give me an edge despite my lack of actual experience? I'm currently working to teach myself as much basic knowledge as I can about the harvest and wine making process and I'm willing to work as many hard, gross jobs as I have to in order to get a foot in the door. Any advice on applying would be incredibly helpful. Thanks!
Submitted June 22, 2017 at 09:11AM by Msc2117
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1985 Château Grand Poujeaux Moulis (Bordeaux)
Submitted June 22, 2017 at 08:08AM by tocassidy
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Pairing Petrol-y Riesling
I find the intense aromas of some bigger Alsatian rieslings difficult to pair with foods. What are some of peoples' favorites?
Submitted June 21, 2017 at 11:50PM by bonerificnoodles
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Suggestion wine – survive storage at least 16 years
I bought 6 bottles of Burgundy wine (Premier & Grand Cru) a couple of years back to store until my son is 18 years old and allowed to drink (or sell them if he likes). That was back in 2012.
Now I've got a second son, and I want to do the same for him (born 2015). Any suggestions to Burgundy (or other) wines that are supposed to be okay, and likely to be drinkable in 16 years time given proper storage?
I live in Norway, it's fairly easy to place orders (on wines currently not in their selection) at the state-run wine and liquor outlets. Here's the webpage for the vinmonopolet.
Any help is appreciated. I.e. 3 different kinds in mid to mid-high ($150?) cost range.
Submitted June 22, 2017 at 05:51AM by krisalf
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How does Louis Jadot compare to other Côte d’Or wines in quality and (I guess) respect?
I'm 21 and learning and can't afford anything fancy. But I've had Louis Jadot Beaujolais and Burgandies (and just learned it's also in the Cote d'Or) and I thought they were pretty good. Am I getting an accurate representation of general taste from that region? Or do I have to save up for something more substantial? Or is it a joke wine riding on its location? I assume it's probably just a Bourgogne too.
Submitted June 22, 2017 at 02:40AM by OutofPlaceOneLiner
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How do you feel about South African wines.
I live in South Africa, and am not of legal drinking age, and tend to stay away from alcohol so I barely know what wine tastes like. I'm just curious if anyone has tasted South African wine here, and if so how do they feel about it.
Submitted June 21, 2017 at 12:03PM by Maura_Larling
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Looking for some tips on how to keep wine from spoiling at outdoor tasting events in hot weather.
We just started selling our wines at our local farmers market and this weekend it's supposed to get up to 98f. The market ends at 1:30pm so most of it won't be in the heat of the day, but I'm still concerned about spoilage. Bringing actual refrigeration is not really an option at this point. The only thing I can think of are coolers, or only partially filling cases and placing ice packs inside them, and maybe covering with a tarp or some such. What do people usually do in this kind of situation?
Submitted June 21, 2017 at 10:24AM by Iamnotyour_mother
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Interesting New Yorker article about a guy who’s dad had a considerable wine cellar
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Does Randalls have a good wine selection?
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