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Suppose you won $1000 on a scratch off ticket, all your bills were paid, and you wanted to spend it on wine.

Would you buy 1-6 great bottles, or stock up the cellar with more 'value wines'?


I think I might be able to help with the Pan, Pam dilemma
 
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as in you have no qualms spending all of the 1000$?

i'd blow it on a two bottles.

1 to drink adn the other for backup.

for me a 1945 croft


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6 bottles of Champagne or 4 bottles of d'Yquem
 
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A case or two of Gigondas and a couple of "special" bottles.
 
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A lot of $30-$60 bottles and maybe a bottle or two that was/were $100. Italy, Greece, Spain, Western Australia, South Africa and Washington would be where the money was spent.
 
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I'd buy some higher dollar wines that Iwould not normally buy, maybe 4 to 6 bottles
 
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One bottle. Make that winning ticket special!


Just one more sip.
 
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Originally posted by Board-O:
One bottle. Make that winning ticket special!
+1.
 
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1,000 $1 bottles so my collection would look huge
 
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1-Unico
1-Massetto

And a couple nice Rhones!
 
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(1) '95 Margaux
(1) '96 Las Cases

* Whatever I had left would go to mid-90's Dunn Howell Mountains.
 
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1 bottle of the 2010 Comte de Vogue Musigny for our 25th down the road.
 
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I would buy a mixed case of Cedric Bouchard Champagne. I need to restock.


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Easy for me, one bottle.

I'm also at that stage in general. I much prefer one stellar bottle than a few good bottles when enjoying wine as well.
 
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A case of 50 to 100 dollar bottles.


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Originally posted by GlennK:
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Originally posted by Board-O:
One bottle. Make that winning ticket special!
+1.


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Thanks for all of the input. To come clean, last week I did have a 'scratch off' type situation happen, only in a football pool.

I have my eye on 3 bottles of '98 Krug that will eat up about half the winnings, and the other half goes to my wife to spend on shoes (happy wife, happy life).

We consider it 'found money' so we are having fun instead of being responsible.


I think I might be able to help with the Pan, Pam dilemma
 
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Congrats on the winnings. And very good call on the split. Smile
 
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Thanks for all of the input. To come clean, last week I did have a 'scratch off' type situation happen, only in a football pool.

I have my eye on 3 bottles of '98 Krug that will eat up about half the winnings, and the other half goes to my wife to spend on shoes (happy wife, happy life).

We consider it 'found money' so we are having fun instead of being responsible.


3 pairs of shoes as well? Wink


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Only $1000? Confused

I priced out a case of 2010 Chablis, Without any Raveneau, and a pair of CdP 6-packs of 2010 Pegau and VT, and I'm already over the limit. What a bummer.

Need to buy another ticket. Smack


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The 1998 Krug Clos du Mesnil. Just to see how a $1000 champagne really tastes.
 
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Originally posted by LBJ2012FinalsMVPisclutch:
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Originally posted by GlennK:
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Originally posted by Board-O:
One bottle. Make that winning ticket special!
+1.


Big +2


+3, but what bottle? I'd be looking for an '89 Haut Brion.

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Suppose you won $1000 on a scratch off ticket, all your bills were paid, and you wanted to spend it on wine.

Take the girlfriend out, open a split of good Champagne, lick it off her body.

With whatever's left, buy a nice CdR to share with your wife.

Everyone ends up happy.


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Originally posted by DBG:
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Originally posted by LBJ2012FinalsMVPisclutch:
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Originally posted by GlennK:
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Originally posted by Board-O:
One bottle. Make that winning ticket special!
+1.


Big +2


+3, but what bottle? I'd be looking for an '89 Haut Brion.
I'd go for 1990 Montrose, or maybe 1978 Rayas.


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Easy one: the Shafer Sunspot Magnum on winebid right now $978
I had a taste of this some time back and it is stupendous.


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