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View Poll Results: Red or white wine?
white wine 17 34.69%
red wine 32 65.31%
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Old 02-22-2005, 06:14 PM   #21
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I'll pass on both please.

Red makes me sick and
I haven't found a white that I like...

( I don't like grape juice either.)

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Old 10-10-2005, 08:52 PM   #22
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Merlot, thats all I have to say.

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Old 11-12-2005, 05:15 AM   #23
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I like just about any dry wine, but if I'm drinking it purely to enjoy the wine, prefer a red most of the time. We had a rather hot summer. My local publican knows to serve me white in the summer (around here the trendy tends to be chardonnay, and unless you're planning on drinking a whole bottle, you're smarter to drink what "everyone else" likes), red (usually around here merlot) in the winter. With a huge glass of ice water on the side (year 'round). At home, Inglenook Cabernet goes over well as a "cheap everyday wine". When decanted, I'm amazed at the number of people who ask me what that wine I'm serving is (in a very positive way).
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Old 12-02-2005, 10:19 AM   #24
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I know red wine is good for one, but I love white.
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Old 12-02-2005, 10:57 AM   #25
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I don't know much about wine...I'm a beer drinker. But I am learning, and I can tell you the one that I DON'T like is Merlot. It tastes sour to me.
So far, I've found that I like Mateuse Rose, Lancer's Rose, chardonay, pinot grigio, and sweet marsala. Maybe some of you could advise me on a red that's light and a little bit sweet.
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Old 12-02-2005, 12:42 PM   #26
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i re-read what i posted earlier, and i have to make a correction.

i have been cooking with white wine a lot lately, and have "sampled" some of the grape juice, and surprisingly enjoyed it. mostly i have used pinot grigio delle venezie.

until now, i have only liked really expensive, buttery whites (that have gone thru malolactic fermentation, right ronjohn? ), so being a cheap-skate, i avoided whites all together. other white wines tasted kinda sour to me.
but now, pinot gri is a favorite.
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Old 12-02-2005, 12:50 PM   #27
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it really is 50 50 with me and depends on what I'm eating at the time and I do eat when I drink.
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Old 12-02-2005, 03:24 PM   #28
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Okay....its been a little over a year since I first responded to this one. Back then it was red but l was testing the waters or should I say wines and now my favorite is definetely white. Seems like thats what I gravitate towards now. But that doesn't mean I've eliminated reds from my palate either as I still do enjoy them. I've come a long way in a year in regards to my wine tasting and preferences. I've had some enjoyable and regrettable experiences. The worst was some buttery tasting wine that about made me hurl ....the 2 ladies in the wine isle just bragged it up and said it flew off the shelves because everyone in the area loved the stuff........well let me tell you they don't have to worry about me getting the last bottle ever again.
There are still types of wines that I have yet to try and I'm looking forward to it.
Oh......and I don't follow the old wine rule that you have to drink a certain wine with a certain type of food.........I drink what I enjoy.
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Old 12-02-2005, 04:11 PM   #29
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I'm partial to the California reds but I'll drink just about anything as long as the vintage is ready!
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Old 12-02-2005, 11:37 PM   #30
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Give me a Australian or Chilean red wine any day. In all the years I've tried various wines, they seem to consistently be superior to California reds. Not to say there aren't any good CA reds, but I haven't come across many good ones lately.

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