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Old 11-25-2008, 01:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Those wines of the 70's

I'm doing some writing and trying to recall all the raunchy cheap wines we had in the decades past. I have Ripple, Boones Farm, Wild Irish Rose, Night Train (the wine with the doppler effect), and my old fav..Bali hai. Can you remember any?:
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Old 11-25-2008, 02:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Don't forget the Mad Dog - MD 40-40. Won't admit to drinking any myself.
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Old 11-25-2008, 07:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Gallo..Anne Green Springs. Bali hai was the date rape drug of the 70's..lol
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Old 11-25-2008, 07:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Blue Nun. Black Tower.

I actually have a 1990 vintage bottle of Black Tower that I've been meaning to try. It was brought by some skinflint scumbag to a party I had, and it's managed to wangle itself into every removal van I've had since - sometimes moving of its own accord in the dead of night, I'm sure. Anyone care for a glass?
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Wow! Iwas having this discuaaion with my buddy yesterday. Here's a good website to check out: http://www.bumwine.com/

We have this **** wine called Royal Red. It is nasty stuff. I call it Bus Depot Wine.
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Old 11-25-2008, 08:19 PM   #7 (permalink)
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How could we not remember "Thunderbird" on a Triumph forum, it was right next to the Ripple. I myself was a cindasewer drinking Gallo white port.
Sorry Ditto, I missed yours
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I believe that was Richards Wild Irish Rose, and don't forget T.J. Swann.
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Oh dear,

In Aus, these kinds of wines were commonly called "Leg Openers"

Ben-Ean Moselle by Lindemans
Porphry Pearl - a sparkling cheapie
Coolibah - wine in a 4 litre box, when it was empty you could use the bladder inside for a pillow.

Eeeuuugh.....

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