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Old 10-11-2004, 11:22 AM   #21
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First thing I did when I moved from Massachestnuts to Kahliforneea was to buy a six pack of beer in a drug store at 11pm on a sunday night.

The australlian boxed wines are generally pretty good. If you consider that a lot of wine outside the US is boxed, and almost all the bottled wine uses the superior screw-top, we're a little behind the times.

Its also nice to tap a box of wine and take a month to drink it, with the last glass being as fresh as the first...
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Old 10-11-2004, 11:34 AM   #22
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First thing I did when I moved from Massachestnuts to Kahliforneea was to buy a six pack of beer in a drug store at 11pm on a sunday night.
I don't know when you depaated the Bay State, but you can buy licka hea on Sundays now. I usually keep so much a the stuff down my cella, that I don't need ta worry abourit. In fact, I just had some bea yestaday while I was watchin the Patriots kick some butt. They ah wicked awesome. Go Pats!!! And the Sox ain't doin to shabby eitha.
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12 years ago, and I heard its different now.

I guess if i still lived there I'd miss the sunday afternoon runs to rhode island or new hampshah.

Its good to see the patsies doing bettah aftah all those crappy seasons. Much bettah than the forty ninahs or the raidahs ahh doing this yeah.

Crap...every time I run into a new englandah the accent comes back.

Now I want some chowdah and a beah.
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Hot news: Sunday prohibition in Massachusetts has been repealed and we Mass-holes are now free to practice our vices on ye Sabbath.
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Oh, wait...somebody already said that. Guess I'm still having trouble with the local argot.
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My spell checker is goin(g) nuts.
Do you mean yoa spell checka?
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Cut-throat...Sams Clubs index their prices to the local market, unlike Costco who keeps the same prices in all the stores and on costco.com. Since I live in an area with the 3rd highest unemployment in the US, we have cheaper prices.

At the same store, they sell the franzia boxes (5l) for five-something a box, prices are a few pennies different for reds and whites. While they arent stellar wines, they dont suck for ~80c a bottle.

Beer at the same Sams Club is also pretty good...$16 a case for Sierra Nevada or Sam Adams.

Another discount grocer nearby often sells the Corbett Canyon Merlot 3L box for under four bucks.

The local Bel-Air market sells their 2buckchuck competitor (which aint bad) for $1.99 a bottle with a 20% discount if you buy 5 at a time.

We dont have anybody selling the "premium" box wines around here, I have to get them while on shopping trips down in Sacramento (aka "the big city"). No special deals down there.

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I did find some nua saftway dat twanslates Baston to Bwooklin dialect. I also had to chenge my hadway as well.
Tanks.

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I only drink white wine now. For a long time my
"everyday" wine was Vendange chardonnay.
I still like it.

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I did find some nua saftway dat twanslates Baston to Bwooklin dialect. I also had to chenge my hadway as well.
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Uh oh, looks like you bought the tweety-bird module by accident
What can I say, I looked at all the software versions and
they all looked about the same to me.
What do I know, I'm from de Bronx.

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What can I say, I looked at all the software versions and
they all looked about the same to me.
What do I know, I'm from de Bronx.

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MJ,
Where from the Bronx?
"The Bronx is a great place to be from ...."
How old are you?
I'm from da Bronx.
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Wine report
Yello tail 2003 Merlot
Smooth, drinkable, fruity - a bit too fruity for how I like Merlot.
I'd buy it again though.
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Cut-Throat,
My theory on wine is that the quality of the wine required is in inverse proportion to the quality of the company.
In other words - you need a very good wine to give poor company something to talk about.

Interesting people only need a good wine.

So far I've tried 3 of the Yellow Tail wines.
In order of prefernce, I like:
Shiraz Cab Sav
Merlot
Cab Sav

I have one more varity to try - I'll open that tomorrow.
Good drinking
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How old are you?
I'm from da Bronx.
Hi Dex
I'm 56. We moved several times but always remained in the East Bronx area
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MJ,
I'm 49
I grew up near Gun Hill Road and Montfiore hospital.
Went to St. Brendan's grammar school.
Small world...
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Delicatto makes a box wine.Here in alaska,we pay thru the nose for it,so Im sure youze gyze (galz too) in Cali can pick it up for cheapo.We are pretty much red fans,doesnt matter if its fish or beef for din din,theres gonna be plenty of red with that plate,

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Its nine cents here. In fact, we wash down the sidewalks with the stuff.

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