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trumad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-11-11 04:30 PM
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75. Drank a bottle last night on your suggestion.
Very bold...and delicious.

Lodi is a good wine growing region in Ca.

Thanks for the suggestion.,.. oh and 14 bucks at the grocery store. :-)
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  -$350.00 for a bottle of wine is flat out expensive. trumad  Jul-09-11 05:37 PM   #0 
  - I can only afford a box of Franzia these days  Rosa Luxemburg   Jul-09-11 05:38 PM   #1 
  - Franzia yeah that's my regular wine too  Raine   Jul-10-11 01:22 AM   #53 
  - Even $35 is pretty expensive.  dkf   Jul-09-11 05:39 PM   #2 
  - Oh believe me...  trumad   Jul-09-11 05:41 PM   #4 
  - ditto....  hlthe2b   Jul-09-11 06:42 PM   #20 
  - $35 Is Nothing  NashVegas   Jul-09-11 09:51 PM   #40 
     - I've only had expensive champagnes and that did nothing for me.  dkf   Jul-09-11 11:15 PM   #45 
     - I can't distinguish one wine from another, if the wine is the same type.  bluestate10   Jul-10-11 12:59 AM   #48 
     - Researchers agree with you - sort of....  whopis01   Jul-10-11 08:36 AM   #54 
        - True, But For the Wrong Reasons  NashVegas   Jul-10-11 07:11 PM   #61 
           - However you slice it, it still shows that people think the more expensive product is better  whopis01   Jul-11-11 09:04 AM   #69 
              - It Shows That Some People Are Susceptible to Marketing Tactics  NashVegas   Jul-11-11 03:56 PM   #72 
                 - Yes - exactly. n/t  whopis01   Jul-11-11 07:34 PM   #82 
  - Hey, it's probably ONLY a 175 dollar a bottle wine. You know restaurant mark ups for wine are ~100%  kenny blankenship   Jul-09-11 05:39 PM   #3 
  - That's less than one hour for even a second-rate lobbyist. n/t  QC   Jul-09-11 05:41 PM   #5 
  - Manischewitz Concord Grape...  pipi_k   Jul-09-11 05:42 PM   #6 
  - Have you tried caramel swirl ice cream with manni concorde grape as an additive  bluestate10   Jul-10-11 01:03 AM   #49 
     - Nope...never even thought of putting it on ice cream at all...  pipi_k   Jul-10-11 09:55 AM   #55 
  - Not only that. A lot of good wine, even better than  Cleita   Jul-09-11 05:43 PM   #7 
  - I don't think I'm to foolish when I pay 35 for the wine I mentioned above.  trumad   Jul-09-11 05:44 PM   #9 
  - And it will be as long as there are reserves of that particular  Cleita   Jul-09-11 05:49 PM   #12 
  - Recommendations are  mzmolly   Jul-09-11 11:06 PM   #44 
  - Every year for Christmas I buy my wife one of the top 100 wides of the year (Wine Spectator)  ThomWV   Jul-09-11 05:43 PM   # 
  - +1  jaysunb   Jul-09-11 05:43 PM   #8 
  - A bottle of Kendall Jackson goes for $70 at Ruth's Chris  TBMASE   Jul-09-11 05:47 PM   #10 
  - Wine and dined many times in DC...  trumad   Jul-09-11 05:49 PM   #13 
  - Kendall Jackson sells for $11 at 7-11  TBMASE   Jul-09-11 05:54 PM   #16 
     - See post # 7  jaysunb   Jul-09-11 07:19 PM   #25 
        - irrelevant to the markup at a restaurant  TBMASE   Jul-09-11 07:32 PM   #30 
  - That's one helluva corkage fee! But it doesn't really matter if he was drinking Boone's Farm...!  MADem   Jul-09-11 07:44 PM   #34 
     - +1,000 n/t  malaise   Jul-11-11 07:10 AM   #66 
  - Wine is one of those odd items that becomes more desirable as it gets more expensive  WatsonT   Jul-11-11 09:51 AM   #71 
  - Not so much,  hifiguy   Jul-09-11 05:48 PM   #11 
  - Go to Burns Steak house in Tampa...  trumad   Jul-09-11 05:51 PM   #14 
     - Been there  Aerows   Jul-11-11 04:07 PM   #73 
        - No longer a cigar room because of the smoking laws...  trumad   Jul-11-11 04:28 PM   #74 
           - We didn't  Aerows   Jul-11-11 04:43 PM   #77 
  - Agreed. I've been at dinner with executives who dropped serious money on wine that was so-so.  onehandle   Jul-09-11 05:51 PM   #15 
  - Gasp! You mean, you faked it??!!  riderinthestorm   Jul-09-11 07:25 PM   #27 
  - Don't knock Two-Buck Chuck  Retrograde   Jul-09-11 10:02 PM   #41 
  - up to $15/$20 you get much more quality than say $7  DBoon   Jul-09-11 05:56 PM   #17 
  - People with expense accounts don't care. It becomes a tax write-off.  postulater   Jul-09-11 06:08 PM   #18 
  - Thunderbird  Angry Dragon   Jul-09-11 06:41 PM   #19 
  - Mad Dog 20/20, Wild Irish Rose - No, don't drink it, but used to have real classy acquaintances.  Mnemosyne   Jul-09-11 07:30 PM   #29 
     - The year: 1969 The drink of choice: Bali Hai  pipi_k   Jul-09-11 07:32 PM   #31 
        - Good grief! I'd forgotten about that crap!  MADem   Jul-09-11 07:42 PM   #33 
        - I can still remember the hangovers.....  dhill926   Jul-09-11 08:15 PM   #36 
        - The pounding head was probably from the sulfites and stabilizers!  MADem   Jul-09-11 09:46 PM   #39 
        - mateus rose, oh yeah!  shanti   Jul-10-11 01:06 AM   #50 
        - Hahahahaha!!! Wasn't it disgusting?  pipi_k   Jul-10-11 10:05 AM   #57 
        - Oh dear!!! It only takes one REALLY bad encounter to develop an aversion, sometimes!!  MADem   Jul-10-11 02:51 PM   #60 
        - Don't forget Pagan Pink Ripple!!!  Manifestor_of_Light   Jul-11-11 06:34 PM   #80 
           - Ahhhh yes--RIPPLE!!! They had a variety of flavors, if I remember right.  MADem   Jul-11-11 07:38 PM   #83 
        - Damn ! does BALI Hai ever bring back bad memories  jaysunb   Jul-09-11 08:35 PM   #38 
        - Yeah, I was going to say...  pipi_k   Jul-10-11 10:07 AM   #58 
        - Hehehe n/t  Mnemosyne   Jul-11-11 06:52 AM   #63 
  - +1 for The Prisoner  zappaman   Jul-09-11 06:50 PM   #21 
  - Do you have a link?  bbinacan   Jul-09-11 07:04 PM   #22 
  - here ya go  MH1   Jul-09-11 08:06 PM   #35 
  - Hell, Two of my favorites are only around the $15 -$20.  EC   Jul-09-11 07:12 PM   #23 
  - Conspicuous Consumption.  Ozymanithrax   Jul-09-11 07:18 PM   #24 
  - I'm not trying to count anyone's else money for them or how they can afford something  HipChick   Jul-09-11 07:20 PM   #26 
  - $350 is not expensive for Republican Congressmen wearing 3-piece suits and Gucci loafers...  lib2DaBone   Jul-09-11 07:27 PM   #28 
  - Some of the best wine I ever had cost less than gasoline.  MADem   Jul-09-11 07:36 PM   #32 
  - The cheaper ones taste better.  YellowRubberDuckie   Jul-09-11 08:27 PM   #37 
  - I'm drinking my own homemade applewine tonight. 1 glass and I can't type straight.  roomfullofmirrors   Jul-09-11 10:12 PM   #42 
  - I'll occasionally get a $20 bottle from the liquor store, that's about it.  Odin2005   Jul-09-11 10:36 PM   #43 
  - So is $6.59 for a loaf of bread.  Matariki   Jul-10-11 12:19 AM   #46 
  - The most that I have ever spent for a wine based product was $500  bluestate10   Jul-10-11 12:37 AM   #47 
  - Nothing is too good for our Paulie, dahlink  flamingdem   Jul-10-11 01:07 AM   #51 
  - I usually get box wine. Christmas I took two bottles of wine  Raine   Jul-10-11 01:18 AM   #52 
  - I enjoy a good bottle of whine myself...  krispos42   Jul-10-11 10:00 AM   #56 
  - You ought to check out Louis XIII de Rmy Martin  47of74   Jul-10-11 10:14 AM   #59 
  - Nah...it's just cool when you "claim" you don't have to Pay for it and it was just some "Friends"  KoKo   Jul-10-11 07:13 PM   #62 
  - 7 Deadly Zins...  Rebubula   Jul-11-11 07:06 AM   #64 
  - Drank a bottle last night on your suggestion.  trumad   Jul-11-11 04:30 PM   #75 
  - Not a wine drinker  Broderick   Jul-11-11 07:07 AM   #65 
  - Which makes me wonder: Which wine goes best with a Paul Ryan?  Buns_of_Fire   Jul-11-11 07:48 AM   #67 
  - "any idiot can spend big bucks on a bottle of wine. It takes  mulsh   Jul-11-11 08:06 AM   #68 
  - Yikes- 50 to 100 is reasonable?  Marrah_G   Jul-11-11 09:11 AM   #70 
  - it's SILLY... drinking wine that expensive is just narcissistic.  GSLevel9   Jul-11-11 04:33 PM   #76 
  - Scarcity  Johnny2X2X   Jul-11-11 04:53 PM   #78 
  - I have to think twice before buying a bottle of ANY wine, even if on sale for $5.95.  demodonkey   Jul-11-11 05:24 PM   #79 
  - My speech on champagne: Dom Perignon is not that great.  Manifestor_of_Light   Jul-11-11 06:37 PM   #81 
  - I'd like to personally shove it up his ass.  dissidentboomer   Jul-11-11 07:40 PM   #84 
 

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