A Sense of Wine

A Sense of Wine is Wine Sense's journal of new products, techniques and behind the scenes info for those who love to make wine. The authors are the Wine Sense staff. You will be familiar with them as the friendly faces that serve you whenever you stop by one of the stores. Join us as we share our insights on new procucts, advice and our experiences. Please feel free to comment on any posts- we look forward to your input!

June 2011


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Different Tastes for Different People…

June 7, 2011

I’ve found over the years that not everyone tastes the same things I taste in a good wine.

Last fall, I recommended the Selection International Gamay Nouveau wine kit to one of my customers. At Christmas time he informed me that he did not like the wine. I asked him to give it some time to age and try it again, as not everyone likes young wine (although Gamay Nouveau is designed for young drinking). He was doubtful but he said he would give it some time and try it again.

In June he came into the store and explained how he used half a bottle in the stew he was cooking. It was so good his guests drank another 2 bottles with supper. He is now claiming the Gamay Nouvouea wine is the best and when can he get another. All winter he has been forcing his kids to take wine home only if they took a bottle of the Gamay. He’s given some much away he has only 10 bottles to last him (hopefully) until Septemeber. 

If your not happy with your wine when it’s young… Wait it will get better.



Jim, Manager (Wine Sense- Southdale Square)

Note- Gamay Nouveau will be available again this September for a limited time.

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