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StrayKitten Report 1 Dec 2012 15:17

i wish id stuck to non alcoholic last night :-|


Island Report 1 Dec 2012 15:05

Nice of you to welcome The Odd Couple Julia :-D :-(

I wish they'd get a room though :-0 :-0 :-0


JustJohn Report 1 Dec 2012 12:58

Julia The Duchess of Cambridge visited her old school this week. But the kids were heard muttering "We want Eldrick" ;-)


Eldrick Report 1 Dec 2012 12:55

Well, it is xmas and I do admit to a certain expertise indistilled and fermented beverages, having devoted many years study to them. So pleased to be of assistance.


Julia Report 1 Dec 2012 12:48

I think I need a large tumbler, no less, of the real stuff, to get over the shock.
I actually have posts on a thread of mine own, from no less a person than our very own Eldrick. This is indeed, a veritable first.
I just knew that if I tried long enough and hard enough, I would find a subject that would warrent such a kind deed.
You are a gent sir. A real gent. Gawd Bless yer 'art.

Julia in Derbyshire


JustJohn Report 1 Dec 2012 12:35

Eldrick :-D :-D :-D


Eldrick Report 1 Dec 2012 12:34

Somehow I doubt it. Sipping wine sparingly isnt my bag. Drink it and be damned is what I say. Especially if you can have a nice cuban cigar with it. Having said that, drinking free wine is always a bonus and its the main reason I go to midnight mass after closing time on xmas eve. Must admit the getting up after kneeling and the struggle when the shaman or whatever they are called tries to take the chalice away from me can turn a bit undignified, but what the heck, it comes but once a year.


JustJohn Report 1 Dec 2012 12:31

Strange you say that, Eldrick. We always source non-alcoholic wine for communion in churches I have been affiliated with during my life.

But during this week I took part in an ecumenical service and about 25 of us shared wine in one cup (very unhygienic) that was alcoholic. I didn't like it and sipped very sparingly. The service (Church in Wales, Roman Catholic, Baptist, URC, Methodist, Pentecostals) was really very inspiring - even you would have got something from it :-D ;-)


Island Report 1 Dec 2012 12:23

Very good point Ann

LOL@Eldrick :-D


Eldrick Report 1 Dec 2012 12:23

Communion must be hell for you.

:-D :-D


JustJohn Report 1 Dec 2012 12:16

Also some who hate the taste of alcohol.

I am getting that way. Used to be an expert on malt whiskies (Longmorn Glenlivet was my favourite). Now I dislike all whisky and can just about manage a good quality chilled pear cider on a hot summer day.

So am watching this thread with interest, as I do like grapes and grape juice can be a bit boring. A dry white non-alcoholic wine would suit me and some of my friends very well this Christmas :-D


AnninGlos Report 1 Dec 2012 11:57

Joking aside, even a small amount of alcohol can be a problem to somebody like my daughter in law and her sister who are both allergic to alcohol.


Island Report 1 Dec 2012 11:54

That's because they are vegetarian Eldrick :-)

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 1 Dec 2012 11:35

There is this one and I think they sell it in Tesco.

They are quite a few but sorry can't remember the names.
Used to get it for my 14 yr old years ago.


Eldrick Report 1 Dec 2012 11:33

Yes, but its got no bacon or sausage in it :-)

What about something like Elderflower champagne? I admit a slight alcohol content, but no more than the vinegar you put on your chips :-)


Julia Report 1 Dec 2012 11:28

Chris of Wessex, thanks for the infor, and GeordiePride.Will get the OH to have a look.

Island. You can get Veggie Bacon, and Sausage.

Julia in Derbyshire


GeordiePride Report 1 Dec 2012 11:18

Hi Julia,
I believe Tesco sell a non-alcoholic white wine called "Sorrelle"

I think I will stick to my "Wairau Cove Sauvignon blanc". It's a lovely New Zealand white wine but its 12.5% proof.



Island Report 1 Dec 2012 11:17

vegetarin bacon :-D :-D


ChrisofWessex Report 1 Dec 2012 11:14

They have two Julia - a white and a rose.


StrayKitten Report 1 Dec 2012 10:38

non alcoholic wine, iv never heard anything so rediculious hahaha