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- January 29th, 2021, 1:10 pm
- Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
- Topic: Wine Pairing for Cioppino?
- Replies: 10
- Views: 588
In my experience, I've gotten the best pleasure out of the meal and wine when I've paired the cioppino with a higher acid red wine. Think carneros/sonoma coast pinot noir or a sangiovese. Give a tempranillo a try if you're feeling adventurous. Good luck and enjoy!
- January 26th, 2021, 7:30 am
- Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
- Topic: red wine allergy?
- Replies: 18
- Views: 4541
Histamines from the skin contact in red wine usually is the culprit especially for those who have a histamine intolerance. I know it's a hassle, but try taking a Claritin, a Zyrtec, or some other allergy medicine before consumption and that might ease the headache.
- January 22nd, 2021, 9:09 am
- Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
- Topic: Remedies for Smoke Taint?
- Replies: 45
- Views: 3864
Sorry, realize this was months ago but: minimize skin contact as much as possible, consider adding a fining agent (activated charcoal), reverse osmosis (expensive) are all options. Similarly, there are certain yeast strains that will bring out naturally fruity characteristics in some wines, masking ...
- January 21st, 2021, 8:45 am
- Forum: Wine Talk
- Topic: Your Birth Year Buying Philosophy
- Replies: 100
- Views: 4142
My dad did the same thing for me, bought about a case of '96 wines but then bought several magnums which is the way I would go. Slower oxidation in the magnums will allow it to age better, plus if you have birthday dinners for kids when they are older (drinking age of course), decide to have a bunch...
- January 19th, 2021, 9:53 am
- Forum: Wine Talk
- Topic: Wine rules you should break
- Replies: 42
- Views: 2564
There should be no real rules when it comes to drinking wine (for the most part), pairing a wine with a food, drinking a certain wine out of a certain glass, etc. There are definitely suggestions people give for enhancing certain situations, but people should really do whatever makes them happiest a...