What is the difference between rice wine vinegar and champagne vinegar?
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For me, it's all about the flavors.
For example, I made some quick-pickled cucumbers and onions last week and I used the very sweet rice wine vinegar that's traditional for such pickles. I don't know that it would have tasted remotely the same with a champagne vinegar.
So I guess that leads to the question... what recipe were you thinking of using this vinegar in?
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Yeah--it's a matter of taste. Not all rice vinegars are sweetened, but some are. And while I suspect you're thinking of a light rice vinegar, there are also red and black ones. Among the light rice vinegars though, I'd say that Champagne vinegar is less "bright," more "complex."
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