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Snooth User: meredithhemenway

Wedding Wine Help

Posted by meredithhemenway, Jan 17, 2010.

I am getting married in May and need suggestions for a few RED wines that are more cheaply priced. Say, under $10 a bottle. Anyway, I found a fantastic Pinot Grigio that I really liked--the PrimaTerra Pinot Grigio... is there any other varietal that this same winery makes that is as cheap and worth buying a lot of for my reception?

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Reply by amour, Jan 20, 2010.

You will not go wrong with red wine from CHILE.

I suggest COCHA Y TORO.

Congratulations !! CHEERS!
amour

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Reply by amour, Jan 21, 2010.

I am working hard for you!
A labour of love.

Belleruche
M.Chapoutier Cotes du Rhone Belleruche Rouge 2007 (FRANCE)
Available on the net from Jericho Wines & Liquors New York. (516.747.0599)
50% Grenache 50% Syrah 14.5% Alcohol.

Hope it meets your expectations !
Thank you.

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Reply by elleystar, Jan 21, 2010.

Whatever it is, you're not likely to remember it. ;) Make sure someone gets a picture of you drinking some!
Our whole day was a total blur, including the wine! I think I saved the receipt from that epic liquor store purchase, and that's the only way I can know what on earth we served. And we had a very intimate 40-guest backyard wedding.

Have an absolutely fantastic day! And remember to delegate!

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Reply by dirkwdeyoung, Jan 21, 2010.

See my review for Rene Junot, the double bottle, French Red Table Wine, please try it and see if it is not a suitable choice to satisfy a very large and mixed group of people. At Safeway, they offer 6 bottle discounts that are significant.

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Reply by amour, Jan 22, 2010.

You said the month of May.
Are you going to be in a very hot clime?

Your location would provide me with a
strong guideline.
Also, how many are you catering to?
Is it a dinner, a brunch, canapes, cocktail reception, then a full meal?
Several wines?
A fantastic inexpensive Rose, perhaps.
Only trying to serve......Thank you, my friend!

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Reply by Girl Drink Drunk, Jan 22, 2010.

PrimaTerra makes a few other wines. I'd try out the sangiovese, which is food-friendly, due to higher acid.


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