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I want to get into drinking wine

but I've never really had any before and I don't have time for a wine tasting until spring. The wine I've had before I really didn't enjoy, but there was a very fruity one I had that I really enjoyed, I just don't remember what it was. Any suggestions or favorites you would recommend?

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gottalovemal

Asked by gottalovemal at 3:59 PM on Nov. 13, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • i love shiraz!
    Opal is a favorite brand of mine. they have an array of good different wines
    Owl_Feather

    Answer by Owl_Feather at 4:01 PM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • White Zinfandel since you like fruity also find a local wine shop and ask them for suggestions one of my favorites is San Margherite or Cakebread Cellars
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 4:12 PM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • Try a blush wine. Thats what I started out drinking. They are the pink wimes. Make sure it is chilled. I also like Arbor Mist, they are really fruity.
    RheaF

    Answer by RheaF at 4:13 PM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • I love Relax Reisling. It is a sweet, fruity, white wine.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 4:47 PM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • And I should have said it is very reasonably priced.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 4:47 PM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • You may be surprised to find out how many free wine tastings are in your area: http://www.localwineevents.com/

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:58 PM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • I think a nice White Zinfandel would be a good place to start. They tend to be a little fruity and sweeter than some.
    ThreeKidsEnough

    Answer by ThreeKidsEnough at 6:29 PM on Nov. 13, 2010

  • Malbec's are pretty mellow. Try Maipe...very good and reasonably priced
    Syphon

    Answer by Syphon at 7:37 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • Around here most of the wine shops have a tasting hour on Friday evenings. Try those out...
    MeggieSwan

    Answer by MeggieSwan at 7:41 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

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