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Ken Helwig
(kennyhel77) - MLife

Locale: Scotts Valley CA via San Jose, CA
Lightweight Backpacking Wine Lovers on 10/15/2011 18:07:21 MDT Print View

Hey! Many of us on here enjoy a relaxing drink or two. Some like beer, some like spirits. I prefer wine. I work in the wine industry and I love collecting. I will start off with with two fun purchases today.

Cooper Garrod Gravel Ridge Vineyard Chardonnay Santa Cruz Mountains
Castoro Cellars Blind Faith Pinot Noir

What have YOU purchased that you are excited about

Frank H.
(porker110)

Locale: California
RE: Wine on 10/15/2011 19:17:10 MDT Print View

Recently went to the cheese and wine festival in Riverbank, Ca. Tasted the Apothic Red Winemakers blend. Extremely good, check it out.

Nick Lagos
(nicklagos)

Locale: South Australia
wine nirvana on 10/16/2011 05:47:37 MDT Print View

hi ken

recently spent an afternoon tasting at one of the local wine areas

got a wonderful Alpha Box and Dice 2010 Dolcetto and the same winemakers 2009 Changing Lanes SHiraz (locally made at Mclaren Vale)

havent tried any US wines but here in South Australia they do reds that make your toes curl

enjoy

nick

Fred eric
(Fre49) - MLife

Locale: France, vallée de la Loire
my favourite wine on 10/16/2011 06:00:32 MDT Print View

pomerol : trottanoy

more affordable from where i live :

Savennieres
Bourgeuil

Edited by Fre49 on 10/16/2011 06:02:03 MDT.

Ken Helwig
(kennyhel77) - MLife

Locale: Scotts Valley CA via San Jose, CA
Re: Lightweight Backpacking Wine Lovers on 10/22/2011 19:01:03 MDT Print View

Safeway is having a 30% off wine sale for the next two weeks

Khader Ahmad
(337guanacos) - F

Locale: Pirineos, Sierra de la Demanda
Check mine... on 10/25/2011 15:41:20 MDT Print View

Well, it's not mine, but I'm the learning alchemist: Conde de Hervias, from La Rioja.
It's not my style, but it's nice.

The last good ones:

Petit Bourgeois 2008, Chavignol 8€
Mux 2008, Alto Douro 8€
Ramos Pinto Vintage 1983 130€