Mid-year wine resolutions...

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Mid-year wine resolutions...

Postby Jeff B » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:45 am

I'd love to find some Bordeaux that excites my taste buds (and gums) :)

I want to give Burgundy another chance.

I'd like to explore some of the California Zinfandels that are out there.

I will try to add more tasting notes, with pictures, in the future.

I want to do a better job of pairing wines with food.

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Re: Mid-year wine resolutions...

Postby David M. Bueker » Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:26 am

Buy less than a case of wine over the course of June/July/August.
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Re: Mid-year wine resolutions...

Postby Sam Platt » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:25 am

David Bueker wrote:Buy less than a case of wine over the course of June/July/August.

Per month?
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Re: Mid-year wine resolutions...

Postby Brian K Miller » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:42 am

Stop buying wine until my new bicycle is paid off! :oops:
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Re: Mid-year wine resolutions...

Postby Shaji M » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:11 pm

Brian K Miller wrote:Stop buying wine until my new bicycle is paid off! :oops:


what bike did you get?
My resolution is to get outside my comfort zone once in a while and try something newish.
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Re: Mid-year wine resolutions...

Postby David M. Bueker » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:41 pm

Sam Platt wrote:
David Bueker wrote:Buy less than a case of wine over the course of June/July/August.

Per month?


Total
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Re: Mid-year wine resolutions...

Postby Tom V » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:45 pm

Buy no wine, except one case from the 3 lists that I am on a max of twice a year, until my cellar is reduced 25%.

Find a bunch of impressive recipes that require at least a bottle of wine in order to speed the process.
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Re: Mid-year wine resolutions...

Postby Sam Platt » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:52 pm

David Bueker wrote:Total

Twelve bottles in three months is a rounding error. :)
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Re: Mid-year wine resolutions...

Postby JC (NC) » Mon Jun 10, 2013 3:15 pm

Start paring down my purchases to no more than five bottles a month to shrink my oversized collection (I just purchased nine bottles Saturday in Raleigh and six bottles Thursday in Fayetteville.)

Jeff B, I suggest that you try some Joseph Swan Zinfandel--you may have to buy directly from the winery if they ship to your state.
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Re: Mid-year wine resolutions...

Postby Jeff B » Mon Jun 10, 2013 5:37 pm

Thanks JC. I will check them out.

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