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Any fans of jug wine?

Discussion in 'Food Forum' started by The Pontificator, Mar 11, 2006.

  1. The Pontificator

    The Pontificator Angry Samoan

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    I like to splurge ;) on a 1.5 litre jug of Carlo Rossi "Paisano" now and then. Decent blend for the money.

    I have been told not to buy "varietal" jug wines...blends only.
     
  2. Dandapani

    Dandapani

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    When I was a drunk, er, drank wine, this was my jug of choice... :laughabove: :rollsmiley: :laughabove:

    http://www.carlorossi.com/wines/wine.asp?v=PSN
     

  3. JimBianchi

    JimBianchi Da Da CLM

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    As a kid (18) in the reserves waiting to go active duty, I worked in a Walgreen’s liquor store part time. I sold that stuff frequently.

    (I lied about my age to get the job. They never asked to see an ID and I never volunteered one)

    The big bottle was really cheap, smelled bad too. (I dropped one and it stank the whole store up!)


    Jim
     
  4. lethal tupperwa

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    I like Peter Vella's DELICIOUS RED.
     
  5. tyesai

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    Paisano, best buy for the money. I like expensive wine and I can taste the difference sometimes, but I like Paisano just as well. I also have a fondness for almost any type of Shiraz.
     
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    scowan007 memberrific!!!

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    I like jugs. Does that count?

    But seriously, for an everyday casual dinner/cooking wine, I like the Carlo Rossi Paisano. The chianti ain't bad either, but I'm no con-o-sewer.
     
  7. ChuckUles

    ChuckUles Señor Member

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    Not quite jug wine, but we drink Gallo "Hearty Burgundy" at the table
     
  8. 4eyes

    4eyes Provocateur

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    DAMMM RIGHT. I could have bought lots of reloading components with the wasted money spent on the varietal/vinegar of the month that was poured down the drain. With jug wine, you know what you are paying for. Most taste OK and are a good flavor enhancers in cooking.