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by Bruce Beaudin
September 9th, 2019, 4:15 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Where does your personal rating system bottom out?
Replies: 44
Views: 3385

Re: Where does your personal rating system bottom out?

I think it has a lot to do with what you can afford. When I first got interested in wine, about 1977, I was living in the Virginia suburbs of D.C. and Robert Parker was the wine writer for the Washington Post. Every week he would write his article with recommendations rated (as a budget analyst or b...
by Bruce Beaudin
September 8th, 2019, 2:56 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Anyone want to help me pick bottles based on QPR?
Replies: 4
Views: 1030

Re: Anyone want to help me pick bottles based on QPR?

Jordan: Let me give you another take--since you use the acronym QPR I am guessing you have an analytical approach to the world. Going to a wine store might work if you are lucky, understanding that every business has a built in conflict of interest (yes, even wine stores) but will you have learned a...
by Bruce Beaudin
August 5th, 2019, 4:38 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine 101 Feature: Decanter cleaning suggestions
Replies: 41
Views: 19105

Re: Wine 101 Feature: Decanter cleaning suggestions

I struggled with a decanter for years. Glass would get stained with the red wine and it was way too much work to clean. I came up with a solution that might work for you. Take a clear, white wine bottle. Take off the label. Steam clean the bottle. Then get yourself a pewter wine funnel--I have one t...

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