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(The New York Times)   How to read a wine label in 12 easy lessons (or your second bottle)   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, Wine, brand names, nature of the wine, knowledgeable wine consumers, name of the producer, Clos Saint Urbain, variety of grapes, regions permit  
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2020-09-29 2:59:33 PM  
5 votes:
Homemade wine labels

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2020-09-29 4:38:55 PM  
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mjjt: [Fark user image 792x741]

Ah. I mistranslated years ago in Paris, and thought I should drink a quart at every meal. Ah well, no sense in changing now.
2020-09-29 2:57:32 PM  
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2020-09-29 8:10:06 PM  
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dericwater: MusicMakeMyHeadPound: dericwater: I only need to know one thing, whether it's white, red, rosé, or sparkling (white, red, or rosé). I might want to know whether it's a dessert wine as well.

The residual sugar is probably way more important: sweet, semi-sweet, semi-dry, dry.

For example, Moscato and Sauvignon Blanc are both white but you might be in for a nasty surprise if you're expecting one and get the other.

And that's what my search criteria would differentiate. Moscatos are dessert wines, SB's aren't. But can I tell a SB from a pinot grigio or a chardonnay? No way in hell.

I think this calls for a scientific taste test!

You might fail, but I bet it'll feel good at least.
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