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#374907 - 04/28/10 05:57 PM Cheese
Peter Jones Offline
I just bought some stilton at Wine de Vine. Good quality as ever, but $4 an ounce instead of the $3 it was previously. Apparently GST has gone up.....

#374916 - 04/28/10 06:48 PM Re: Cheese [Re: Peter Jones]
SimonB Offline
Are you saying that they're gouging?

#374917 - 04/28/10 06:48 PM Re: Cheese [Re: Peter Jones]
lovey and thurston Offline
We love Pinochio's, but wish they had a little better selection on their cheese antipasto dish. We usually ask for a small dish of honey to accompany the cheeses.
R.B. Mernitz

#374929 - 04/28/10 07:42 PM Re: Cheese [Re: SimonB]
Peter Jones Offline
Originally Posted By: SimonB
Are you saying that they're gouging?

Merely remarking that the price has gone up by 1/3.

#374931 - 04/28/10 07:47 PM Re: Cheese [Re: Peter Jones]
klcman Offline
Peter, you'll feel better if you say it used to be 25% less. smile
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#374933 - 04/28/10 07:54 PM Re: Cheese [Re: klcman]
Peter Jones Offline
That'll do it! And it does taste delicious.

#374953 - 04/28/10 11:12 PM Re: Cheese [Re: Peter Jones]
Keller Offline
You mentioned on here the other day that you liked Stilton so I told 'em the they might as well jack up the prices as you would probably be coming by. wink

#374958 - 04/28/10 11:33 PM Re: Cheese [Re: Keller]
SimonB Offline
Ah, there's the answer as most of the other cheeses are the same price as before THE EMBARGO...

#374959 - 04/28/10 11:46 PM Re: Cheese [Re: SimonB]
Peter Jones Offline
Apparently not. They told me that the embargo still exists for certain cheeses, though they were reluctant to tell me which. They did suggest this was another reason for stilton to have gone up, but as it isn't embargoed and they have been able to import it I didn't quite see that logic..... I'm afraid Simon's earlier comment may apply.

On the cheese itself, the French will have you believe that Roquefort is the King of Cheeses. IMO a good Stilton shows Roquefort as unbalanced and very salty.

#374960 - 04/28/10 11:48 PM Re: Cheese [Re: Peter Jones]
Ernie B Offline
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