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Old 01-19-2009, 01:54 PM   #1
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Where do you buy your wine?

So where does everyone buy their wine? Grocery store? Liquor store? or a specialty wine shop? And why....

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Old 01-19-2009, 02:00 PM   #2
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When Buck and I lived in Washington, D.C., we could buy our wine at all the places you listed, Glorie. It all depended on the kind of wine that dictated the place we went.

Here, there's only one choice. The liquor store. However, I have to say the liquor store we prefer has an extensive wine section and the staff is highly knowledgeable.
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Old 01-19-2009, 02:00 PM   #3
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When I buy wine, I go to a little Mom & Pop store. Its a very little shop but they have a huge selction of wines and lots of knowledge about it. Its a quirky little place that makes pizza, sandwiches and so on but they have a reputation for carrying some great wines. Since I don't know that much I go to them and they always point me in the right direction and they can work with a budget.
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Old 01-19-2009, 02:02 PM   #4
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We don't drink wine but...when we have to bring some to a party we go to the wine shop. There used to be a great place at Crossroads mall. But I'm not sure if it's there any more.

In Mexico the grocery store we shop at has a wonderful (meaning large) selection and we pick up a bottle or two there.
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Old 01-19-2009, 03:07 PM   #5
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Where I live you can't buy wine in the grocery store. You have to go to a liquor store for your wine. We have gotten into making our own wine from kits. It really is pretty easy to do. We have been doing it for over 2 years now. We only make red wines so occasionally we buy a bottle of white if needed for a meal.
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Old 01-19-2009, 03:29 PM   #6
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Usually the supermarket. Sometimes I go to a locally owned specialty grocery store...
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Old 01-19-2009, 03:44 PM   #7
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When we lived in Oregon, we tended to buy it right from the vineyard simply because I loved hearing the wine makers stories. Here, though, we go to the grocery store. Our local store will special order for me and the one I stop at to or from work has a huge selection of NW wines.
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If I need to pick up just a bottle or two I stop at Bottle King, a liquor store with a small variety.
If we are doing a restock with lots of varieties we go to Total Wine which is like heaven for wine enthusiasts.
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Old 01-19-2009, 06:22 PM   #9
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I go to Liquor Direct. Its a wine store and they also sell spirits. They know me by name, is that a bad thing?
Actually its a nice place to shop, great wine selections and they always point new wine finds out to me.
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Old 01-19-2009, 07:14 PM   #10
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I buy wine at the grocery store for the most part. I will go to a wine store if I'm looking for something special or different.

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