Decent box wine?

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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by SnogginMonster » Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:14 am

For those looking to tote around for personal use/share with new friends, but don't enjoy box wine-just empty a couple bottles into a new camelbak bladder with a twist able spout-instant "slap the bag!"

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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by Loveshake » Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:05 pm

If you can find it, this is a pretty good boxed white wine.
http://www.bottlerocket.com/fuori-strad ... rillo.html

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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by FlyingMonkey » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:30 pm

Continuing with the research...........

Bota Box Moscato is a very refreshing wine that would be great chilled & enjoyed during the heat of the day on Playa. Or elsewhere the other 51 weeks of the year.
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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by mudpuppy000 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:30 pm

Well, its not quite off the shelf, but I've been making some wine from kits that go for about $40 and yield 6 gallons of ~10% wine. So far I've done a shiraz, malbec, zinfandel blush and a sauvignon blanc that turned out well.

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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by FlyingMonkey » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:22 am

mudpuppy000 wrote:Well, its not quite off the shelf, but I've been making some wine from kits that go for about $40 and yield 6 gallons of ~10% wine. So far I've done a shiraz, malbec, zinfandel blush and a sauvignon blanc that turned out well.
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If you have not checked it out here's a great wine making resource.

http://winemaking.jackkeller.net/

He also has a SpaceBook page.

I made a killer Mango wine using his recipe.

Since you already have the equipment & know how to make wine these recipes are cheap & fun to make. No kit required (Although you may need more carboys :shock: ).

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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by mudpuppy000 » Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:06 pm

FlyingMonkey wrote:
mudpuppy000 wrote:Well, its not quite off the shelf, but I've been making some wine from kits that go for about $40 and yield 6 gallons of ~10% wine. So far I've done a shiraz, malbec, zinfandel blush and a sauvignon blanc that turned out well.
+++1000

If you have not checked it out here's a great wine making resource.

http://winemaking.jackkeller.net/

He also has a SpaceBook page.

I made a killer Mango wine using his recipe.

Since you already have the equipment & know how to make wine these recipes are cheap & fun to make. No kit required (Although you may need more carboys :shock: ).

-Cheers
Yeah, I've done quite a few wines/ciders from juice. I think I've fermented everything possible from Costco, lol. I usually bring a keg of Unicorn Blood (fermented concord grape juice) to events. It's good but you can definitely tell the difference between it and juice from various varietals. (from the kits).

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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by Leo » Tue May 08, 2018 3:25 pm

Want to bring this thread back to life. Any decent boxed red wines out there besides Black Box and Bota Box? Will work for wine!
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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by Pow Pow » Wed May 09, 2018 7:01 am

I plan to take the Burner Express and need a box wine also. I have tried several lately and really like Vella. I have only tried the Cabernet though. You can get it at Walmart.
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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by Elliot » Wed May 09, 2018 10:24 am

We settled on Franzia Crisp White. "Crisp White" sounds dreadful, doesn't it?!
Well, it is sweet. But people tell me it is perfect on Playa -- refreshing, they often say when I ask. I cannot explain how that works, but I agree with it myself.
In many other settings, it might be considered a dessert wine -- that is, very sweet. Turns out... mysteriously... it is also good as a desert wine.

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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by Sunny D » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:39 am

Black Box Pinot Noir and Cab Sauvignon are pretty delicious and goes pretty quickly at camp.

Although, one made from organic grapes would be awesome, I haven't been able to find any.

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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by evathedefiler » Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:59 pm

Bota box Malbec is our go-to value red wine iffen we want to drink it rather than cook with it.
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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by Leo » Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:51 pm

I cook with wine, and sometimes I even add it to the recipe.
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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by mudpuppy000 » Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:24 pm

If yooze need some wine, come by THE BELLIGERENT GAP (6 and I). I'll have about 20 gallons + 5 gallons of sangria among lots of other things.

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Re: Decent box wine?

Post by GadMatt » Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:25 pm

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