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Old 12-28-2010, 10:23 PM   #141
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Case of two buck chucks. I decantered them and no one knew. I scored.
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Old 12-29-2010, 12:29 AM   #142
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Case of two buck chucks. I decantered them and no one knew. I scored.
For some reason I just don't undderstand this statement. Can you please decode this for me.
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Old 12-29-2010, 12:48 AM   #143
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He bought a case of 2 dollar a bottle wine and decanted it to get some air in it and mellow it some.

I buy some 2 dollar wine from time to time and like it too. Foxbrook is the label I have been getting.


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On Edit: The term"Chuck" comes from 2 dollar label called Charles Shaw.
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For some reason I just don't undderstand this statement. Can you please decode this for me.
Me too.
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Old 12-29-2010, 03:43 AM   #145
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Case of two buck chucks. I decantered them and no one knew. I scored.
msmofet and taxlady...I believe he means that he poured the inexpensive wine into decanters so no one would know that it was Charles Shaw wine aka "2 Buck Chuck" (now 2.99). He said nobody knew because there was no label on the decanter and the wine is excellent quality. Therefore, he served an inexpensive wine and pulled it off as expensive to unsuspecting guests.

I saw the same thing done on the Today Show as an experiment and same thing...blindfolded tasters picked 2 Buck Chuck as the most expensive of the 3 wines offered, 2 of which were $100+

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He bought a case of 2 dollar a bottle wine and decanted it to get some air in it and mellow it some.

I buy some 2 dollar wine from time to time and like it too. Foxbrook is the label I have been getting.


Score for Roadfix!

On Edit: The term"Chuck" comes from 2 dollar label called Charles Shaw.
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msmofet and taxlady...I believe he means that he poured the inexpensive wine into decanters so no one would know that it was Charles Shaw wine aka "2 Buck Chuck" (now 2.99). He said nobody knew because there was no label on the decanter and the wine is excellent quality. Therefore, he served an inexpensive wine and pulled it off as expensive to unsuspecting guests.

I saw the same thing done on the Today Show as an experiment and same thing...blindfolded tasters picked 2 Buck Chuck as the most expensive of the 3 wines offered, 2 of which were $100+

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Thanks guys. I figured it was cheap wine, but that expression had me completely baffled. I buy decent, but cheap wine here in a box: ~$30 for a 4 litre box

Dang! I envy your California wine prices.
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Old 12-29-2010, 11:35 AM   #147
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Thanks folks, for interpreting my funny talk! :)
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Old 12-29-2010, 11:44 AM   #148
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Thanks folks, for interpreting my funny talk! :)
I have never seen wine at my Tj I guess I need to look better.
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I have never seen wine at my Tj I guess I need to look better.
It's there.
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It's there.
My store is tiny and the isles aren't that long and none are devoted to wine.
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