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What's Your Favorite Wine?

  1. Ladybird33 profile image60
    Ladybird33posted 8 years ago

    I love wine and I buy a lot but I find that I buy the same ones everytime, I would love to have other idea's or recommendations.  What's your favorite wine?

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      mtsi1098posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      there are a couple I like...Little Penguin merlot, Yellow Tail merlot...conch y toro sunrise merlot

    2. Miss Paula profile image40
      Miss Paulaposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I like Zinfandel, because i like a sweet wine not bitter !!!!!!

  2. Ladybird33 profile image60
    Ladybird33posted 8 years ago

    Someone help me...please!

  3. kirstenblog profile image77
    kirstenblogposted 8 years ago

    Just about any decent red wine! Cork please smile (no screw top yikes)
    There is one that I can get regularly that I enjoy and is pretty cheap from a region of france, Corbières

    1. Ladybird33 profile image60
      Ladybird33posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I am with you on that, I want the cork now screw tops...France, huh?  Everything is good in France smile  Thanks for commenting.

      1. eventsyoudesign profile image60
        eventsyoudesignposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Screw tops or Stelvin closure as it is called keeps wine just as fresh as a cork does. It is actually much easier to open a screw top than uncork a bottle.

        1. eventsyoudesign profile image60
          eventsyoudesignposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          For a great tasting wine that will not break the bank try Candor Merlot 
          a ripe, full-bodied Merlot. The wine is loaded with ripe plum, blackberry and currant fruit, sweet, nicely integrated tannins, and hints of spice.

          Candor Zinfandel is fleshy and fruity with that certain tongue- slapping spice that Zins are known for; chocolate and prune weave a sweetness into a clove-y, gobby-yet creamy finish.

          I love them both.

  4. CMHypno profile image95
    CMHypnoposted 8 years ago

    Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc from NZ

    1. Ladybird33 profile image60
      Ladybird33posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Awesome, on my list to buy. THANK YOU!

    2. Haunty profile image82
      Hauntyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I cant believe someone posted this. Marlborough (NZ) Sauvignon Blanc is my all time favorite.

      And yes, it comes with a screw cap.

  5. EmpressFelicity profile image74
    EmpressFelicityposted 8 years ago

    A good Bordeaux claret.

    1. Ladybird33 profile image60
      Ladybird33posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I don't usually buy claret (well, I am in rut) so I am putting that on my list as well!  I appreciate your commenting!

  6. girly_girl09 profile image75
    girly_girl09posted 8 years ago

    I would suggest trying some local wines. There are usually tons of options. Around here, there are many tasting events at different wine boutiques and I always find something I like. Great way to find new favorites.

    1. Ladybird33 profile image60
      Ladybird33posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      When I travel I try and buy some to bring home, then we drink it and then I don't find it at home.  However, I love the wine tasting in local events around town, that is a very good idea.

  7. rebekahELLE profile image88
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    chateau ste michelle cabernet 2006 is a really nice red wine.
    it comes from columbia valley in washington which produces a nice affordable wine that tastes more expensive.

    1. Ladybird33 profile image60
      Ladybird33posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      OMG!!! That is like my favorite wine, truly, the one I always buy, we have great taste smile Thank you

      1. Betty Reid profile image60
        Betty Reidposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I totally agree.  You might try some of their other wines, like Reisling and Sauvignon Blanc.  I like all the Chateau Ste Michelle wine I've tried.

  8. maven101 profile image81
    maven101posted 8 years ago

    My favorite wine ( when I can find it ) is Amon-Ra, an Australian Shiraz that consistently rates at 96 or 100 points...if you like a heavy, multi-layered red wine that paints your glass with thick legs, this is your wine...A less expensive wine that has similar body and texture is Jordan, a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon that is absolutely delicious..Both of these wines should be savored slowly either with a meal or enjoyed without...A much overlooked inexpensive red wine ( under $15 ) is a central coast ( Paso Robles ) Cabernet Sauvignon by J. Lohr that has black cherries, chocolate, and burnt sienna flavors that linger on the tongue and palate...Enjoy...Larry

    1. Ladybird33 profile image60
      Ladybird33posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      AWWW, Larry, you are the best, I have tried the J Lohr and I do love it very much.  I am going to buy the others you mention because our tastes are very similiar and I am sure I will like them.  I appreciate you commenting!  Can't wait to try these wines...if it wasn't Sunday I would go buy them now!

      1. Betty Reid profile image60
        Betty Reidposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Interesting.  I think I'll try J Lohr too.

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    Twenty One Daysposted 8 years ago

    my favorite? hmm. that's a toughy.

    Petit Syrah (esp. David Bruce) but i enjoy most wines, less Merlot.

  10. west40 profile image60
    west40posted 8 years ago

    Wines from Chile are becoming popular as well.  We live were the Corporate Headquarters of Constellation Brands are so I have an opportunity to mingle with many wine snobs and that is their latest advice to me.

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    Justine76posted 8 years ago

    http://wine.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/XJ/ … f-wine.htm

    I like shiraz if I am at the grocery store. My fav is homemade raspberry.

  12. Canklefish profile image73
    Canklefishposted 8 years ago

    I'm partial to Pinot Noir for a nice red that doesn't hit me over the head with tannins.

    For white, I'll drink anything that has some substance. I've gotten away from reds over the years, but the pattern is cyclical...

  13. sarovai profile image75
    sarovaiposted 8 years ago

    I do not like cool

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    probafixposted 8 years ago


  15. europewalker profile image78
    europewalkerposted 8 years ago

    Kunde Estate 2005 Merlot, Sonoma Valley

  16. cajunhank profile image60
    cajunhankposted 8 years ago

    bleasdale, 2006 cab. simply fantastic!

  17. MarkAse profile image60
    MarkAseposted 7 years ago

    There is just so much good stuff out there right now.

    The Pinot's and white wine's from New Zealand offer outstanding acidity which is so different than what the rest of the world is producing.

    Spain/Portugal are completely under-rated and something at $20 from these countries can be truly outstanding wine.  Especially the red wines.

    California still offers the most diverse group of growing conditions and winemaking styles out there.  Prices can be high if you don't know what to look for.  Paso Robles looks like it's the next worldwide wine capital.

  18. The Farmers Wife profile image60
    The Farmers Wifeposted 7 years ago

    Mmmmmmmmmmmm Red wine or Kırmızı sarap as it is known here.

    Unfortunately, its really hard to get a decent red wine here in Turkey :-(

    When I lived in the UK though my favourite was the Rosemount Shiraz (Australian). Heavy on the tanin, hints of rasberry and vanila and velvety on the tongue (withdrawal symptoms here).

    Close second was anything with a Wolfblass label.

  19. philzgrill profile image74
    philzgrillposted 7 years ago

    A Domaine Drouhin, Oregon Pinot Noir is one of the best I've every tried.  Oregon is making some wonderful Pinot's these days and would encourage everyone to try some varietals from there.
    Also, like CMHyno says, Cloudy Bay Sauv Blanc's are excellent.  I've been to the winery in NZ and it's a superb wine.  If you like Sauv Blanc's, would recommend a winery called Kim Crawford from NZ.  You can find it in Costco for around $13 bucks a bottle.  It's excellent, lot of depth with lot of fruit. 

    Lastly, if you every go to Napy Valley CA, try Chateau Montelana.  They crank out a phenomenal Cabernet to die for.  They aren't cheap but you will not be disappointed, trust me.

  20. camlo profile image88
    camloposted 7 years ago

    Depends on the occasion or the food the wine is to accompany.
    I generally prefer dry wines.

  21. ultimatekboxing profile image56
    ultimatekboxingposted 7 years ago

    Either a good Barolo or Carta Roja, which is a lovely rioja.

  22. Greek One profile image76
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    Inniskillin ice wine (see hub of same name if interested)

    It is a yummy sweet Canadian dessert wine

  23. VeronicaFarkas profile image84
    VeronicaFarkasposted 6 years ago

    Syrah & Chianti are my favorites. Light & delicious red wines. =]

  24. MyTMidge profile image57
    MyTMidgeposted 6 years ago

    I enjoyed Oregon Grog this past Christmas season.  It's a fruity, sweet wine made especially for the holidays.  It's only available in Oregon and sold from November to January.

  25. ClaireHaley profile image56
    ClaireHaleyposted 6 years ago

    Any Banrock Station, but the best must be Banrock Station Sparkling Shiraz; it’s a sparkling red wine, very nice, although I am having trouble finding it these days.

  26. Glass-Jewelry profile image60
    Glass-Jewelryposted 5 years ago

    Italian and French wines.
    I am Italian, so the best wines are:
    Barolo, Bolgheri, Chianti classico, Brunello di Montalcino, Sagrantino di Montefalco.

  27. josephbarrett profile image57
    josephbarrettposted 5 years ago

    Choosing wine glasses is almost as important as choosing the wine itself. Some cheeses go better with white wine, some with red; yet almost all pair well with dry rosé, which has the acidity of white wine and the fruit character of red. So, for me Dry Rosé is the best-.