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What kinda of Wine do I bring to Chinese New Year!?

dustineichler Feb 12, 2010 05:21 PM

I'm cruising up to Sonoma tomorrow morning and I want to go grab a bottle of wine or many while I'm there. What should I buy that'd be appropriate for Chinese New Year dinner. I'm not chinese, but I don't use Chopstick trainers either. I'm skilled. I've already searched for wineries here on Chow, but if you have any recommendations... let me know. I think this is worth a drive.

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  1. Ruth Lafler RE: dustineichler Feb 12, 2010 05:45 PM

    Maybe a riesling from Chateau St. Jean?

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      chocomel_mel RE: dustineichler Feb 12, 2010 09:04 PM


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        chuckl RE: dustineichler Feb 13, 2010 01:37 PM

        I'd skip wine with Chinese food and go for a Belgian style saison, like Saison Dupont, Ommegang Hennepin or Lil Opal from Firestone Walker. Beer is just a better match for the diverse flavors.

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