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http://news.yahoo.com/trader-j...chuck-202913137.html

Article says they are calling it "Upchuck" now.
Seems like a good name, though I have never had this product.


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It's been Three-Buck-(up)Chuck since Trader Joe's opened in Indy about 8-10 years ago.

No reason not to try it. I've never had one I liked, but evidently, they do a respectable job every now and then with the whites.


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It's been $3 here for as long as I've been drinking wine. It was actually one of the first wines I ever drank. I tossed a syrah into a blind tasting awhile back and it took dead last... except one guy, who had almost no experience drinking wine, who rated it first. So for an introductory wine it does the job.
 
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Originally posted by GoBlue2002:
It's been $3 here for as long as I've been drinking wine. It was actually one of the first wines I ever drank. I tossed a syrah into a blind tasting awhile back and it took dead last... except one guy, who had almost no experience drinking wine, who rated it first. So for an introductory wine it does the job.


I dropped the Cab into a blind tasting with $20-$35 offerings/experienced tasters last summer. DF Last as well. Nobody revisited it.


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I've still got a bottle of Two Buck Chuck in the back of a cabinet.

I am cellaring it until it reaches its peak.
 
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Their cab or syrah....

One bottle wine + one bottle of their blood orange sparkling soda + some sliced fruit = easy good sangria.

Their wine is pretty much devoid of anything other than simple fruit, so I also like it as a 'toss in' cooking wine for mellow spaghetti night to add a little joy to the sauce.

OK as part of a marinade now and again, too.


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I think the $2/$3 difference has depended on locale and resulting shipping costs. In a Sonoma Trader's last May I saw it for $2, but it's been $3 here in Texas. I assume it'll now be $3.50 here.

From what I've had, as far as actual drinking wine, it's overpriced. I can see using it for cooking and such.

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There is a local grocer here in St Paul that sells Tisdale wine for $26 a case.
 
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For years anyone that was selling it EAST of the Mississippi river it was $3. WEST of the Mississippi it was $2


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That's it, I'm priced out. Why do these wineries keep raising their prices like this? Mad
 
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Originally posted by mountainman:
That's it, I'm priced out. Why do these wineries keep raising their prices like this? Mad

And don't you dare try to flip it, or you'll be cut off.


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Originally posted by RedLoverJim: I can see using it for cooking and such.


Most of this stuff is probably the last thing I'd cook with. No reason to cook with something you wouldn't want to drink.


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