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Aug 3, 2012 10:33 AM

Boone's Farm wine

Does anyone know where I can find Boone's Farm wine in Berkeley/Albany/El Cerrito area? I need a bottle for tonight as a joke. I remember seeing it at Ranch 99 in the past, but I was there earlier this week and they no longer carry it. I don't think I've ever seen it at BBW either.

Thanks for the help!

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  1. Maybe the liquor store next to the bingo parlor at Gilman and San Pablo, or the one on Sacramento near Ashby? Or one of the convenience stores on Telegraph near UC?

    1. Don't you have convenience stores there?
      Maybe the winos are more sophisticated in Berkeley.

      1. I'd check Fred's Market near UC, maybe Black and White at Ashby/Adeline, also San Pablo and 40th. The liquor store at Ashby and Sacto makes sense.

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        1. re: ML8000

          Maybe also M&H Liquor at Fairview and Adeline, or the store at the corner of Alcatraz and Shattuck, or the one at 59th and Telegraph.

          1. re: Robert Lauriston

            In the same area, perhaps also White Horse Liquor at Telegraph and 66th or the liquor store next to the laundromat on Telegraph near Prince.

            1. re: Caitlin McGrath

              Maybe, though those are a step up from the places farther west.

        2. Walmart seems to stock BF Sangria.

          ...and unless Boone's Farm has symbolic importance, you apparently can get Reunite Lamsbrusco at Target.

          In any event, God help you...

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          1. re: Rapini

            "and unless Boone's Farm has symbolic importance"

            I think for a certain age demographic Boones farm (especially strawberry hill) will bring definitely bring back some high school memories. It was big with the high school party girls back in the late 80's early 90's.

            Cant say I ever tried it, I was too busy drinking natural light and milwaukees best ><

            1. re: twyst

              The stuff goes back to the 70s. I remember seeing this on TV as a kid:


              1. re: ML8000

                Stumbled across this thread, in Houston mid 70's it was Boone's Farm, or Fabacher Brau, a cheap knock-off of New Orleans based Jax beer, or Lone Star, and Falstaff all cut with green herb for flavor, followed by the ubiquitous Jack in the Box tacos.

                1. re: James Cristinian

                  Every once in a while i still get cravings for those Jack in the box tacos. And, at 2 for a buck I bet they are cheaper than they were back in the day.

                  1. re: TroyTempest

                    Troy Tempest, adjusted for inflation, they're practically free.

                    1. re: James Cristinian

                      Oh, they are hardly free if you know what i mean.

                      1. re: TroyTempest

                        I believe you're talking about the "recreational entertainment surcharge."

                  2. re: James Cristinian

                    Yup, mid-70s, Boone's Farm was a hit in college, in Kentucky.

                    1. re: James Cristinian

                      I knew a guy who used to mix in a package of strawberry kool-aide with apple boone's farm. Gack!

                    2. re: ML8000

                      My friends & I used to drink it in the late '60s. What were we thinking???????? That and Pagan Pink Ripple.

                    3. re: twyst

                      Boone's Farm will always carry a charm that reminds me of my misspent youth, swill though it may be.

                      1. re: twyst

                        What, no Tickle Me Pink??!!! Only Strawberry Hill? I have very fond memories of particular and rather buxom young lady (or at least she was young 35 years ago) associated with Tickle Me Pink.

                        1. re: Mike C. Miller

                          Mike C. Miller, I knew you were a fraud with a disdain for some Houston wine lists. It was really Boone's Farm you were looking for, and not a good Burgundy selection. Strawberry Hill and something else are still avaialble at Spec's here. The young lady you describe sounds familiar,the decription and age sound right. No, she was Budweiser all the way.

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