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"I'm getting subtle hints of what the Fed might do."
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"I'm getting cinnamon, brandy, nutmeg, a hint of Alsatian."
"So what do you think of it?"
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"May I say, sir, the staff and I just knew you'd see through that Beaujolais."
"Warm buttery overtones reminiscent of the summer sun setting over the Tuscan hills. A reipe peppery bouquet, shame it tastes like camel piss."
'This is an unpretentious little wine. Unlike the artist.'
'Yeah, I think it has too much tannin, too.'
"Not bad for prison Hooch. It lacks body, but I ain't complaining. The last time someone did, he added one."
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'Close enough, the one on your right is the red. Congratulation! You're our new wine critic.'
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"No thanks, kid, but I'll take four pounds of the gouda and all the brie that you got."
'Who says suave sophistication is dead?'
"Mmmmm, a pulsating little red"
'I, too, like to savor the taste of a fine wine. But it's taken you over 20 minutes to finish that glass.'
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"I detect notes of black cherry with a definite undercurrent of poorly washed dishes."
'Wine's supposed to be flat, sir.'
'Why, thank you. When they started the vineyard five generations ago, I heard they were shooting for freakin' awesome.'
Ned Thompson, unpretentious wine taster.
'A little flinty with a blackcurrent boguet, medium tannin, a slight hint of the sea, with merlot overtones and an after taste that becomes okaey with a hint of liquorice...'
"Drinking wine has never been a spectator sport."
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"This wine is pretty bold, Johnson. Are we having a problem with authority?"
"Remember, just sniff the cork. You don't lick it."
"Oh, the '94 - the best thing you can say about the '94 is that the '95 was worse."
'I don't sniff wine.'