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We all have our favorites I'm sure. What two or three do you make year after year? The wines you hide for yourselves and close friends.

For my wife and I it would be;
1-MERLOT
2-APPLE JACK
3-CABERNET

I made a Shraz-Cabernet this past season and it's bulk aging now. This just may replace the Cabernet
 

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We stick mainly with reds...

Cab Sauv
Pinot Noir
Chianti

The hard cider turned out awesome so that's gonna be a favorite and if the skeeter pee turns out as well as we hope that's gonna become a repeat too.
 

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My favorite is a great Argentine Malbec. Next is a rich cab/sav. In the last six months I have become fond of red Zin, also.

I have always favored reds and pretty much stayed away from whites. However, lately I have purposed to learn to appreciate whites, also. Saturday, I went to a chardonnay tasting at my local liquor store. I can say I really enjoyed the differences between oaked and un-oaked chardonnays, as well as the differences between various brands. Next Saturday we will be tasting Spanish wines.
 

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All of them - but if you are going to force me into picking I would say:

Elderberry
Riesling
Muscadine - I know I'm cheating because I don't make this but oh it is so good :h
 

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All of them - but if you are going to force me into picking I would say:

Elderberry
Riesling
Muscadine - I know I'm cheating because I don't make this but oh it is so good :h
Sounds like a suck up to Wade if you ask me!
 

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I am liking Vidal a lot and also mixed a little cranberry with Washington Riesling that was pretty good last nite. Isabella is another one of my favorites.
 

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Our top three (with kit that we repeat the most) is probably...

Merlot (Ken Ridge Classic Merlot)
Gewurztraminer (Ken Ridge Showcase German Gewurztraminer)
Riesling (no specific fave kit)

Steve
 

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We haven't been making wine for long but so far our favs are :
Liefraumilch
Gewurztraminer
Italian Pinot Grigio
( though it's not done The mezza luna is tasting very good so far )
 

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I started making wine just last year, mainly to get back to my roots and have something to keep my mind occupied being work is so slow.
I haven't been able to buy a kit yet. But I have to admit, I really like my Blackberry I made from berries in my yard.
I had one of the last few bottles last night and it's now about nine or ten months old and was really good.
I still buy a few store bought imported grapes, mostly Merlot and Shiraz. At my brothers he just about always has Pinot Noir and it's not bad either.
I made more elderberry than anything last year, but didn't back sweeten it when I bottled it. I have to admit, I'm not happy with it. I'll try again this year in June and July.
 

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I generally limit myself to some LE's and RQ's each year so they are usually different, but I try to have available to drink some California Pinot Noir, some Barolo and some Amarone.
 

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cider ( ok I know it's not a wine)
merlot
grapefruit
 

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My tastes keep changing since I'm still fairly new to this wine thing, but currently:

1. Australian Shiraz/Syrah (Californians are pretty nice too)
2. Merlot (California mainly, but I had a chilean merlot that was great recently)
3. Pinot Noir (California, french pinot just never grows on me)

If you had asked me last october, it would have been vastly different:

1. Riesling
2. Vidal Blanc
3. Fruit wines


Not that I don't like these now, they are just not my favorites.
 

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Al, I'll have to actually get to try some of your wines soon.
Damn driect shipping laws stalled in this state.
 

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Our favorite is Cranberry, we have a lot of fish fries here at Lake Okeechobee, I take a magnum each time and bring it home empty. Blackberry runs a close second. Loren
 

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