Robin Garr wrote:Tough question, Jenise. I'll answer a highly qualified yes: IF the industry did not charge a premium for the smaller format, then I might be more tempted to buy more higher-end wine.
Jenise wrote:Would more of you also buy 500's if that size were available?
Bill Spencer wrote:Jenise wrote:Would more of you also buy 500's if that size were available?
My inclination is no ... like Robin and Bob, I believe the per ml cost would be more for a 500 ml bottle than a 750 ml bottle ... but let's say the per ml cost would be the same ...
My inclination is maybe (yeah - I know - THAT really helps) ... some nights Kathleen and I don't consume a whole bottle and what Kathleen may be planning for dinner the next evening may not match the leftover wine ... by the time more than 24 hours have passed since opening the bottle, it seems to start to "go off" if you know what I mean ... so there's an outside chance the leftover wine may end up being used for cooking as opposed to drinking - THAT'S expensive these days ... but for those nights that you either DO consume a whole bottle or want to continue sipping after dinner is over and you've retired to your easy chair to read or watch a little tele, a 500 ml bottle wouldn't "do the trick" so to speak ...
Like I said, "tough question" ... and not a really easy answer ...
Paul B. wrote:OW, what wines did they have on offer? Were they thin-tasting vinifera reds by any chance?
Covert wrote:You know that I didn't like the other one at all, feeling that it ruined the free-flowing artistic flavor of the earlier forum. Too techy. I never felt like posting anything on it, which of course was a boon to some members. I've undoubtedly got some pent up essays.
Paul B. wrote:this forum is much more amenable to the sort of ruminations that both of us like to produce from time to time.