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Title: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: herochat on July 19, 2017, 02:37:59 PM
I've had everything from rotgut wine to single glasses worth more than dlb's entire trailer park, and I've never once found one that I liked enough to actually enjoy drinking it.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: scourge on July 19, 2017, 03:10:40 PM
Sounds like you've certainly given it a try. I drink more beer and liquor (whiskey or gin if the gin is mixed)

That said, there are a few wines I like that might be worth giving a whirl if you haven't already:

Red Zinfandel (very did than a white zinf obviously) and Malbec are some of my fav reds and aren't too expensive generally.

I guess I like things like Chardonnay for white, but I'm much less of a conosure (why have you failed me spell check) of wine than I am other forms of alcohol.


My friend is a real wine guy and his favorite is burgundy.

It's not that weird to not like wine. A little weird, but no more so than spending your time posting in a Superman chat room.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: GeneralPresidentSkeletor on July 19, 2017, 03:20:46 PM
I'm not into wine, either. I've had it a few times, but I have no idea if what I drank was "good" or not. Nothing to compare it too, other than the stuff I usually drink, and it sucked in comparison.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: XerxesTWD on July 19, 2017, 03:36:54 PM
Malbec is the only red I can stand.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: Uhtceare on July 19, 2017, 03:43:32 PM
Yeah, I hate wine as well. I recently tried some pyment(wine mixed with mead) to see if I could stomach it diluted. Nope. Still hate it. Sticking to pure mead in the future.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: NeoGreenLantern on July 19, 2017, 03:58:21 PM
I like sweet wines which I think disqualifies my taste in wine according to wine snobs. Generally not my drink of choice though. I'd rather have a stout or porter or if its liquor a whiskey sour, long island ice tea, or white Russian.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: Mightily Oats on July 19, 2017, 04:04:24 PM
I like wine a lot, but I usually wait for sales where a $15 bottle becomes a $7-8 bottle.

I prefer a cab or a merlot.

Pricing is bullshit, basically. Don't buy into the hype.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: Riv1 on July 19, 2017, 05:07:18 PM
I've had everything from rotgut wine to single glasses worth more than dlb's entire trailer park, and I've never once found one that I liked enough to actually enjoy drinking it.
Wine sucks ass.





I broke Scourge. Poor Scourge.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: MTL76 on July 19, 2017, 06:26:59 PM
I almost never drink anymore. When I do, I have beer. I never really enjoyed wine.

I have a buddy who's loaded and a borderline alcoholic who will get $500-$1000 bottles of wine over dinner when he comes into town, and I've mooched off of him. I certainly notice a difference over $5 wine, but not over $50 bottles.

Wine also makes me sleep terribly, especially red wine.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: herochat on July 19, 2017, 06:31:26 PM
I can tolerate some whites, but I've never had a red that I enjoyed
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: herochat on July 19, 2017, 06:33:18 PM
Actually I take that back. I can't remember what the actual drink was called, but it was like red wine mixed with some berries or some shit and then boiled or something. That was pretty okay, but if you have to add a bunch of weird shit to it I don't think it counts
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: XerxesTWD on July 19, 2017, 09:13:23 PM
Actually I take that back. I can't remember what the actual drink was called, but it was like red wine mixed with some berries or some shit and then boiled or something. That was pretty okay, but if you have to add a bunch of weird shit to it I don't think it counts
That's Sangria.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: Mightily Oats on July 19, 2017, 09:16:19 PM
Was about to say.

Wine + juice and or fruit = sangria

Which is always tasty af, to be sure
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: herochat on July 19, 2017, 09:17:45 PM
Nah, I know what sangria is. I like sangria.

This was different. It had like spices and shit in it and it was served warm. Mulled wine, maybe? Something like that
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: Von Doom on July 19, 2017, 10:34:42 PM
If you are okay with some whites, and you actually want to find a red you might like, try dolce rosso. It's a sweet sparkling red. It's fine, but drinking wine isn't really my thing. I do like to cook with it though. A quarter cup of merlot in beef stew is damn good.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: XerxesTWD on July 20, 2017, 12:09:05 AM
Nah, I know what sangria is. I like sangria.

This was different. It had like spices and shit in it and it was served warm. Mulled wine, maybe? Something like that
Yeah, you didn't mention it was served warm earlier. That's almost definitely mulled wine. It's pretty popular, but I don't care for it. I try wine every few months or so to see if my tastes have changed again, but it's still bitter. Like I said earlier, Malbec is pretty good.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: scourge on July 20, 2017, 12:13:33 AM
I can tolerate some whites, but I've never had a red that I enjoyed

Have you tried Malbec or Red Zinfandel? If not I'd say those might be good bets as there are a lot of reds I'm not so crazy about, but those two types are generally pretty good.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: Hamburglar on July 20, 2017, 09:41:49 AM
The wine of choice for hosses like Wyntyr and myself:

http://www.fatbastard.com/story-and-wines.php
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: Imperial on October 13, 2017, 06:20:46 PM
I've become a virtual teetotaler over time. I'm a coffee and tea fiend now.

When I did like wine, favorites included Yago Sangrai
(https://images.samsclubresources.com/is/image/samsclub/0008602404659_A?$img_size_380x380$)

Riunite Lambrusco
(https://cdn2.bigcommerce.com/server900/b0811/products/4406/images/11601/riunite_lambrusco__88861.1480745952.480.480.JPG?c=2)

Trader Joe's Joseph Handler brand
(https://images.vivino.com/thumbs/ZufqISWESt6RSDmHDcrD-Q_375x500.jpg)

Canei white (way back when as it is not found around here)
(http://www.stockmediators.com/image/data/wine/canei/00lpm5jaq22y6_375x500.jpg)
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: MTL76 on October 13, 2017, 06:50:47 PM
I was in Portugal recently and went to a tasting for Porto. Really sweet, I didn't like it all. I got buzzed off of the equivalent of one glass, and think my liver isn't working right.
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: Gree on November 02, 2017, 10:37:19 PM
You uncouth bastards
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: Gree on November 02, 2017, 10:42:54 PM
I really like Chianti, Nero D'Avola, Bourdeaux's and Malbecs. Also had a lovely chilled sparkling Shiraz.

Some Rieslings. Love Sangria,

Try to crush mulled wine when watching GOT
Title: Re: Am I the only adult who hates wine?
Post by: Bran Mak Morn on November 08, 2017, 10:52:26 AM

I was standing in line at the grocer's today.

Guy in front of me had 2 cartons of wine...24 bottles all up.

Jesus Christ the total of the bill came to $2800!