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Is there any proof that a $1,000 bottle of wine is a good wine?

There are many wines which are for sale at many thousands of pounds/dollars that no-one will ever drink, and that are not expected to have a good taste at all - they are simply priced there through ...
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What online Italian wine stores ship to USA (South-West)?

The Italian Wine Selection will ship internationally. They seem to have a large selection. Caveat: Some countries at any one time may or may not be deliverable due to particular domestic rules and ...
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Beer shop in Brittany (cave à bières bretonnes située en Bretagne)

Please allow me to recommend the Cave à bières à Rennes : Chez Alain. The French are more into drinking wine, but this shop does beer a lot of justice. They have around 350 varieties of beer, both ...
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Why is it every time I try an old expensive wine it's doesn't compare to a 25-35$ two year old wine I buy?

Not all wines are suitable for keeping - and the ones that may be, still require good stable conditions with regards to temperature, sunlight and so on. Assuming the 20+ years old wines you’ve had ...
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How long in advance do you need to order Westvleteren?

How long in advance do you need to order Westvleteren? It seems you need to place an order in at least 60 days in advance of the time of pick up at the abbey. The abbey is located at Brouwerij ...
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Is there any proof that a $1,000 bottle of wine is a good wine?

There is no proof for any bottle of wine. You can open it and it has gone bad. Good is subjective. Well flavored is subjective. Flavor is more about the grape. If you don't like a Cabernet ...
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Beer shop in Brittany (cave à bières bretonnes située en Bretagne)

Thanks to Ken Graham. After returning from Brittany, I can say that Chez Alain was a good choice, but a little too international. I discovered Le marchand de biere in Rennes, not too far from Chez ...
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How long in advance do you need to order Westvleteren?

In addition to Ken's answer, you can also visit the abbey's gift shop at their restaurant. They usually have cardboard sixpacks for sale of one of the three varieties. There is a per person limit of 1 ...
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Which Brahma beer is unhopped?

Are you sure it wasn't the Brahma Malzbier? I've had regular Brahma before and it taste like any other watery pale lager from MillBudCoors. The Malzbier is a beer that is dark and they add caramel ...
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Beer Clubs Online

If you're in the UK Beer 52 is excellent https://www.beer52.com/ This has been set up by a friend of mine based in Edinburgh. They have purposely gone out of their way to find unique and individual ...
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