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The Official Wine Thread

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by audiophilia, Jul 20, 2009.

  1. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    Napa/Sonoma having huge fires, quite a few wineries burned or currently have no power
     


  2. RedLantern

    RedLantern Senior member

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    The worst. I have a little bit of wine is storage (pending shipment) down there. Wonder how much of the harvest is in? Will the smoke adversely affect the vintage?
     


  3. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    I have heard that a main problem (other than being burned down) is the fermentation with no power- hard to cool the process
     


  4. Principle

    Principle Senior member

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    Met my fairy Bordeaux mother last night. Called this hole-in-the-wall wine and liquor spot in New Jersey looking for Chateaeu Branaire-Ducru and to my surprise found the best selection and guidance I've ever received with wine. What an unexpected Tuesday.
     


  5. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    How was tour st christophe? I know it's one of Kwok's new estates and that it is fairy modern in style, but the reviews are always glowing
     


  6. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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  7. djblisk

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    Not to be a callous asshole, but I wonder what all the fires will do to the vintage this year in Napa.
     


  8. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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  9. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    Hitting its stride-
     


  10. RedLantern

    RedLantern Senior member

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    Nice, I've still got a few bottles of that kicking around
     


  11. Krish the Fish

    Krish the Fish Senior member

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    I think I might have a bottle or two as well; I recall my fiancée liked it and the Teulon (sp?) FP offerings
     


  12. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Yeah, that and the Cab by them were really good FP buys.
     


  13. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Senior member

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    saw a lot of merry edwards on winebid- thought you might be interested. only up for a few more hours.
     


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