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Snooth User: brazilindy

Introducing me...

Posted by brazilindy, Jul 16, 2010.

Hi everyone! I just stumbled across this site and will stick around a little to try to learn something. I'm a total wine newbie. Glad to have a Forum available to meet others!

I've always loved wine, but I know very little about it. I know the most important thing though -- I love the taste (which in the end, I suppose, is the most important thing!).

I drink reds almost exclusively -- merlot and cab -- but am open to learning more about others. I've got a lot to learn about wine, so I'm off to do some reading!

Thanks for welcoming me!

- brazilindy


Reply by Angelgirl1982, Jul 16, 2010.

Hi there!  I'm new here too, just joined a day or two ago.  I am not much of a wine expert either but I definitely appreciate good wine with some depth and aroma. As I drink more and more wine I find myself paying more and more for each bottle. Guess that means I'm growing up. Darn!  Anyway - see you around.

Reply by brazilindy, Jul 16, 2010.

Hey Angelgirl...thanks for saying "hi" :-)

You know, I've still never spent a lot for wine. I guess I have the money to spend if I wanted to spend more...I've just always been satisfied with wine at the $10 - $20 dollar range.

I'm not sure if this is due more to my less-than-sophisticated pallette, or just that cheaper wines can be very good also.

Reply by ChipDWood, Jul 16, 2010.

Welcome Brazilindy & Angerlgirl1982:

There's a wealth of information here on Snooth, with a ton of folks who share your passion, so have fun.

BTW: In case you were wndering: 1982 was one of the best years on record.  From Bordeaux at least :).

Reply by Angelgirl1982, Jul 16, 2010.


I actually consider $20/bottle to be in the high range - it's all relative, since when I turned 21 I was drinking BlackVines for $3.99 and Beringer White Zin at approx $4.99... LOL! I generally spend $10-$20 per bottle, too. 

Chip: Interesting tidbit...  :D

Reply by John Andrews, Jul 16, 2010.

Welcome ... Snooth is a great place to learn and share.  Just jump right as you already done. 

Reply by outthere, Jul 16, 2010.

...and just you don't mind the grammer or speling, we be real assepting here.

Welcome to the community!

Reply by fibo86, Jul 16, 2010.

welcome to snooth it's all about fun and learning.

Reply by Gregory Dal Piaz, Jul 18, 2010.

Hey brazilindy,

Welcome to Snooth. I hope you share some of your thoughts here with the Snooth forum. One of the greatestest things about wine is that there is always something new to learn!

Reply by outthere, Jul 18, 2010.

"BTW: In case you were wondering: 1982 was one of the best years on record.  From Bordeaux at least :)"

Since I have a small milesone B/D coming up I was thinking about a Bordeaux from my birth year. Looks like '61 was a pretty decent year as well.

'61 Latour - $2,250

'61 Haut-Brion - $2,200

I'm special but not that special. So I thought about '82 which was the year I turned 21.

'82 Latour - $1,575

'82 Haut-Brion - $650

'82 Margaux - $735

'82 Rothschild - $955

'82 Petrus - $3,349

But the 1982's aren't even ready to drink. Well, not at their prime anyhow. Damn. Perhaps I need to re-evaluate my self-worth?

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