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Old 05-08-2007, 07:19 AM   #1
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ISO: Wine Vinegars help

I often see recipes that call for champagne vinegar or sherry vinegar. I can't fine either in my local market. Can I substitute white wine vinegar and ed wine vinegar for these?

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Old 05-08-2007, 07:41 AM   #2
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I could see subbing white wine vinegar for champagne vinegar but red for sherry is more of a stretch.

However, I'd guess that recipes would not be ruined or even lessened in quality by a substitution. What you are losing is the flavor the recipe creator was trying to achieve.
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red wine vinegar would give you a completely different tasting dish from using sherry - but, that's not necessarily a bad thing. You might have to compensate with seasoning for the loss of that distinct flavor sherry (and marsala) have.
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Old 05-08-2007, 10:27 AM   #4
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I wish sherry vinegar was more readily available. I get mine at Williams Sonoma.
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Old 05-08-2007, 11:53 AM   #5
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Old 05-08-2007, 03:23 PM   #6
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Thank you all. Sorry for the typos.
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WHere in Florida are you, I know that Publix carries most of this stuff.
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