Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Regarding wine

O.K, don't laugh. I'm a newbie when it comes to drinking alcoholic beverages. I've stayed away from them all of my life, but now I'm ready to try something new. Do they help a person to relax? What would you recommend for someone who has no taste for wine? (I've tried it once or twice but don't like it.)

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:42 PM on Jan. 4, 2011 in Food & Drink

Answers (7)
  • I LOVE this wine, Mogen David wine. They make it in concord or blackberry. It is a sweet wine. Not dry, not tht make your cheeks pucker when it goes in your mouth. It's only $13 for a jug of it as well. I came across it at a church that used it for their communion. It's a "kosher" wine. Try it.
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 8:45 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • I love pinot grigio (Bella Sera) and I love it! It is mild and def helps me relax. If I have more than 2 glasses Im ready for bed! lol
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 8:48 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • I meant i drink pinot and love it! lol Not love it and love it
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 8:49 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • Red wines tend to be sweeter and not as dry. Look for Blackberry or Merlot. A cheap one that you can try that is sweet but not too sticky sweet is Arbor Mist Blackberry.

    White wines tend to be on the dry side.

    Go to a local winery for a tasting. you will learn a lot.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 8:56 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • I agree, I would go to a local winery and taste different kinds. I'm not a big wine drinker either but there is a red sweet wine that is my favorite although I wouldn't drink it all the time. you might be surprised though! it's fun to taste them, you could make a girl's day out of it.
    genagina

    Answer by genagina at 9:02 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • Try wine with food that compliments the flavor. For whites: chicken, fish, pastas, salads For reds: beef and dishes with hearty sauces For dessert wines- cheeses and desserts Food generally makes the wine taste better.

    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 9:35 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • You might not like what I like. You need to start learning about wines. Find (free) wine tastings. www.localwineevents.com

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:07 PM on Jan. 4, 2011

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN