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Wine Recommendations
« on: November 16, 2014, 01:44:51 am »
Funny you should mention that.  A friend recently brought me this:


Falls into the category "Buy for the label alone!"
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Re: Wine Recommendations
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2014, 11:03:32 am »
Did the contents live up to the label, friend?

Wine labels are getting to be like band names...no indicator of the tastes or sounds to be relished or endured.
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Re: Wine Recommendations
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2014, 12:14:20 pm »
Did the contents live up to the label, friend?

Wine labels are getting to be like band names...no indicator of the tastes or sounds to be relished or endured.

That one is tasteful and aesthetically sophisticated, though. My experience is that a label like that can be a good sign, but if the name and/or artwork is too cute, it's usually a bad sign for the wine within.

I once had a stranger in a liquor store inform me -- after asking if I knew where they kept the pinot grigio, the first word of which she pronounced like "peanut" -- that any wine with the word "bitch" in its name is guaranteed to be good. My theory would have been just the opposite, but apparently she had done some extensive research.  :laugh:



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Re: Wine Recommendations
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2014, 04:44:46 pm »
I've never even seen wine with the word 'bitch' in the name.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
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Re: Wine Recommendations
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2014, 06:51:09 pm »
Did the contents live up to the label, friend?

Wine labels are getting to be like band names...no indicator of the tastes or sounds to be relished or endured.

Yes, actually, this was a very good wine.

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Re: Wine Recommendations
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2014, 06:54:46 pm »
I've never even seen wine with the word 'bitch' in the name.




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Re: Wine Recommendations
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2014, 11:52:06 am »
Yes, actually, this was a very good wine.

I'll add it to my "to buy" list. I'm buying wines for the holidays now. Although most of my guests are teetotalers, Jim Clark, a new friend, will be joining us and he likes good wine. He'll be fresh from extended living in Paris, Northern Italy, and Barcelona, so the bar is set pretty high.

Sonoma Valley is my favorite place for wine sourcing. Not just because our friend Bay City John lives there, but that is a big factor!
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Re: Wine Recommendations
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2014, 03:05:48 pm »

lmao!  They're all hysterical, but the Sassy Bitch one is great......I was at a house party a while ago, and one of the women there started to make comments in a joking way towards people.  I turned and made one back to her, and she turned to me and said "Oh, you Sassy Bitch!"

Now, whenever we see each other, she calls me "Sassy Bitch!"


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Wine Recommendations
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2014, 10:00:20 am »
I turned and made one back to her, and she turned to me and said "Oh, you Sassy Bitch!"

Now, whenever we see each other, she calls me "Sassy Bitch!"

So now you know what to get her for Christmas!



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Re: Wine Recommendations
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2014, 11:35:19 am »
Katherine, your comment made me realize that people are now buying bottles of wine to serve as greeting cards!
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