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So we had a few friends come over and i decided to give my wine a go. I had a box of copper moon pinot gris in the fridge so i grabbed a bottle of RJS pinot gris, the cheaper 10L kit from the rack and poured each of them a glass of each without telling them which was which. 4 for 4 of them chose the rjs pinot gris over the copper moon. #winning
So next my plan is to try a higher end kit wine vs a higher end commercial wine. I recently bottled a 16L Cru select new zealand sauvignon blanc, only been a month in the bottles, i figure a comparable wine would be a Oyster Bay Sauv Blanc as its a new zealand wine as well. Hoping to go 8 for 8.
 

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Congrats!

There have been times where I had folks that were thinking about making wine ask me "can you really make a wine at home that is just as good as the stuff in the store?

That question always makes me laugh!
 

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Yes! We can make wine at home better than commercial. We have done many blind tastings of Red Wine. Some of our fav commercial $10-14 Reds are Apothic Red, 14 Hands Cab, etc. our Reds usually beat these at least 3-1. Our older wines say 3+ yrs beat them hands down. So keep producing! Roy
 

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I once had a blind tasting at a great Italian byob joint.

We had 6 people and I put my super Tuscan up against an $80 bottle of brunello.

After they tasted, I ask "which one do you like better" and without so much as a single word, they all pointed at bottle "A".

I then asked "which one do you think is mine" and without so much as a single word, they all pointed at bottle "A".

They were right.


I was nice to know that other people find my wine enjoyable just as much as I do. Ultimately though, it is MY tastes and MY likes that matter.
 

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I once had a blind tasting at a great Italian byob joint.

We had 6 people and I put my super Tuscan up against an $80 bottle of brunello.

After they tasted, I ask "which one do you like better" and without so much as a single word, they all pointed at bottle "A".

I then asked "which one do you think is mine" and without so much as a single word, they all pointed at bottle "A".

They were right.


I was nice to know that other people find my wine enjoyable just as much as I do. Ultimately though, it is MY tastes and MY likes that matter.
Right on John. :h Arne.
 
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