[LMB] OT: An Ozzie slang question

Pat Mathews MATHEWS55 at msn.com
Sat Feb 4 16:38:23 GMT 2017

Two Buck Chuck - from Trader Joe's.

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Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: An Ozzie slang question

On 2/4/2017 8:59 AM, Pat Mathews wrote:
> I figured it was her private nickname for cheap red win in a jug. We in the States can call certain brands to mind here.
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> No idea but random guess would be a really strong cheap or fortified
> wine [to get one drunk really fast, a spanish sangria that is
> brandy-fortified?]
> On 2/4/2017 5:54 AM, A. Marina Fournier wrote:
>> I've acquired Kerry Greenwood's Earthly Delights. Thus far the only
>> Oz-specific phrase I cannot find an explanation for is
>>            Chateau(x) collapseaux
>> I'm thinking this is wine in a box, but would like confirmation.
Vino Industriale, Plonk, Hootch, Mad Dog [thought that tends to
specifically be Mogen David 20/20] Tow Buck Chick [again, a specific
$2US price range wine sold at Costco, though I think the price is now
$5, I don't have a membership at Cosco.]

I happen to be fond of boxed wines [um, right now I have a box each of
Franzia in red and a Rhine white. Cheap enough and still drinkable Never
cook with a wine you are not willing to drink.] Though in the summer I
like premade sangria, Yago for red, and various brands for white. Not
sure which it is but there is one that is very peach/plum overtoned that
is excellent with fish or chicken.

Though I suppose Chateaux Collapseaux could be wine coolers of some sort?

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