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Your favourite wine
« on: November 01, 2014, 10:06:49 pm »
As there is a thread asking about your favourite beer, I now open a thread about favourite wines.

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If it comes to red wine, I like Pinot Noir - or "Spätburgunder" in German.

Among the white wines I prefer Riesling and Gewürztraminer. :)


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And what do you like? :)
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Re: Your favourite wine
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2014, 10:29:42 pm »
Quote from: Larix;164032
As there is a thread asking about your favourite beer, I now open a thread about favourite wines.

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If it comes to red wine, I like Pinot Noir - or "Spätburgunder" in German.

Among the white wines I prefer Riesling and Gewürztraminer. :)


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And what do you like? :)

 
I have migraines, so reds are pretty much out for me. But lately I've been exploring some of the whites from the Bourgogne, especially Meursault and Pouilly-Fuisse, and I've been enjoying them.
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Re: Your favourite wine
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2014, 11:02:55 pm »
Quote from: Larix;164032
As there is a thread asking about your favourite beer, I now open a thread about favourite wines.

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If it comes to red wine, I like Pinot Noir - or "Spätburgunder" in German.

Among the white wines I prefer Riesling and Gewürztraminer. :)


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And what do you like? :)

 
I like a good dry Riesling.  Crisp and bitey.
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Re: Your favourite wine
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2014, 09:32:52 am »
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I like a good dry Riesling.  Crisp and bitey.

 
Riesling. Shiraz for a good red wine. I also tried this GREAT hard apple cider yesterday - locally made :)

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« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2014, 12:03:21 pm »
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I like a good dry Riesling.  Crisp and bitey.

 
Riesling is great!

The king of the white wines! :)

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Re: Your favourite wine
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2014, 12:05:31 pm »
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 But lately I've been exploring some of the whites from the Bourgogne ...


I also like wines from Burgundy - may they be red or white - or  rosé. :)

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Re: Your favourite wine
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2014, 07:42:40 pm »
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As there is a thread asking about your favourite beer, I now open a thread about favourite wines.

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If it comes to red wine, I like Pinot Noir - or "Spätburgunder" in German.

Among the white wines I prefer Riesling and Gewürztraminer. :)


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And what do you like? :)

 
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But seriously, I like most reds. One of my go-to reds is a Pinot Noir by Gray Monk here in Canada because it is just soooo smooth. If in doubt I usually grab a Shiraz. I've also been known to pick wine based on how cool the label is, and this has worked out well a surprising number of times.

I'm also partial to Rosés. Not really sweet ones, but crisp ones. Bubbles are also a joy.

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« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2014, 07:29:39 pm »
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I've also been known to pick wine based on how cool the label is, and this has worked out well a surprising number of times.


Heh, I do this too sometimes.

One of my go-to favorites is Naked Grape Shiraz-Malbec (the label is so called because they don't oak the wine).

I'll often go for a Merlot because they're hard to screw up. Gato Negro from Chile is pretty good.

My parents are big fans of "Flying Squirrel Wine" - one of the reds from Pelee Island, which labels each variety with a local animal. I think the flying squirrel is Cabernet?
 
This one time at a cousin's party I encountered a really nice wine, fruity but really dry, I think I ended up drinking half the bottle ... and then I was too buzzed to remember what kind it was. :(

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Re: Your favourite wine
« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2014, 10:26:55 pm »
Quote from: Larix;164032
As there is a thread asking about your favourite beer, I now open a thread about favourite wines.

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If it comes to red wine, I like Pinot Noir - or "Spätburgunder" in German.

Among the white wines I prefer Riesling and Gewürztraminer. :)


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And what do you like? :)

 

I like a good Riesling. I also like blush wines. I can't drink reds because they give me a migraine.

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Re: Your favourite wine
« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2014, 10:41:48 pm »
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As there is a thread asking about your favourite beer, I now open a thread about favourite wines.


I love Argentine Malbecs, esp. since they're generally affordable. Also Riojas from Spain. And when I was in Italy in June, I had a wine native to the Puglia region for the first time, Negroamaro (literally "black" and "bitter" -- which suits me just fine ;) )--it was strong, spicy, and delicious.
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Re: Your favourite wine
« Reply #10 on: November 04, 2014, 12:23:55 am »
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Also Riojas from Spain.

 
I love them! :)

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« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2014, 09:11:09 am »
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And what do you like? :)

For regular whites, I like Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc.  I used to be a Riesling fan, but my once favored Spätlese is now too sweet for me.  In the summer, I tend to add Vinho Verde from Portugal.  It's light, dry, and effervescent.

For reds, I'm a fan of Argentinian Malbecs and Beaujolais.  Riojas are a great choice, too.

ETA: I also forgot - true champagne is also a winner!
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« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2014, 05:16:13 pm »
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I like a good Riesling. I also like blush wines. I can't drink reds because they give me a migraine.

 
I want to add that I love fruit wines. Apple, strawberry, blackberry, especially blackberry.

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« Reply #13 on: November 06, 2014, 05:26:52 pm »
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I want to add that I love fruit wines.

 
So do i! :)

I like blueberry wine, for example.

But when I say just "wine" - I never mean fruit wines by it. ;)

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Re: Your favourite wine
« Reply #14 on: November 11, 2014, 09:17:36 am »
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And what do you like? :)

 
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