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by Nola Palomar
September 10th, 2019, 9:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you eat grapes?
Replies: 49
Views: 1724

Re: Do you eat grapes?

I have a small vine behind the house that produces the biggest, sweetest, black table grapes. Those I readily eat, but I'd say in preference to fruits, Persimmons are my favorite, next are these small banana's from the Canary Islands, followed by wild black raspberries, then it's a toss up between m...
by Nola Palomar
September 3rd, 2019, 11:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT attorneys, interest in helping a winery collect
Replies: 29
Views: 2956

Re: CT attorneys, interest in helping a winery collect

GregP wrote:
September 3rd, 2019, 10:54 am
Nola Palomar wrote:
August 30th, 2019, 7:56 am
We had the same thing happen in Chicago, Las Vegas and NY. Bastards, never got paid.
Which Las Vegas distributor?
It was Parc Ave. Filed for Bankruptcy then recently I got a notice the bankruptcy was dismissed. Still no payment.
by Nola Palomar
August 30th, 2019, 9:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT attorneys, interest in helping a winery collect
Replies: 29
Views: 2956

Re: CT attorneys, interest in helping a winery collect

Victor Hong wrote:
August 30th, 2019, 8:25 am
Nola Palomar wrote:
August 30th, 2019, 7:56 am
We had the same thing happen in Chicago, Las Vegas and NY. Bastards, never got paid.
David R. is a piece, alright.
Yeah, but my situation was with an partner of Wolfson. Dude by the name of Paul Jones.
Click to see spoiler:
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by Nola Palomar
August 30th, 2019, 7:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT attorneys, interest in helping a winery collect
Replies: 29
Views: 2956

Re: CT attorneys, interest in helping a winery collect

We had the same thing happen in Chicago, Las Vegas and NY. Bastards, never got paid.
by Nola Palomar
August 26th, 2019, 8:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: France seizes Chinese owned vineyards in Bdx
Replies: 6
Views: 1203

Re: France seizes Chinese owned vineyards in Bdx

I can tell you first hand how they do it. That's why we gave them the boot several years ago.
by Nola Palomar
August 23rd, 2019, 1:18 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Eggland’s Best Eggs
Replies: 72
Views: 2492

Re: Eggland’s Best Eggs

We had Aracaunas from the time I was a little kid. We actually had a good sized poultry farm and had a large variety of layers, specialties and bantams.
by Nola Palomar
August 20th, 2019, 8:26 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1354
Views: 69638

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Craig G wrote:
August 19th, 2019, 7:04 pm
Ventresca paella with Veleta tuna and Paella seasoning, and leftover stuff.

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by Nola Palomar
August 15th, 2019, 10:49 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 9511

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

Excellent olive oil. Did not order enough! Solution: order more!! Just got a large box of sardines, olive oil, and other goodies. Our three year old daughter immediately insisted that we open a can of sardines -- I was able to get two or three for myself before she ate them all! Such wonderful food...
by Nola Palomar
August 14th, 2019, 9:38 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Eggland’s Best Eggs
Replies: 72
Views: 2492

Re: Eggland’s Best Eggs

What do they do to them to make them stay fresher longer and who feeds their chickens meat? 8226FDA4-CA3F-427D-8A87-F603A9D27212.jpeg I think there used to be byproducts blended in some commercial grade feed, that’s where mad cow disease was thought to come from. Idk about chicken feed. I get mine ...
by Nola Palomar
August 11th, 2019, 8:38 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: FERMENTED PICKLES V: ENDGAME
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: FERMENTED PICKLES V: ENDGAME

I have a clay pickling crock, I should make a batch. I want to do kraut too this fall.

Btw I just reread that funny spouse swap thread from a few years back, it brought me back to a happy time (like most of my Juan memories). Such a funny thread!!
by Nola Palomar
August 10th, 2019, 1:49 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 9511

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

I have exhausted my supply of shipping inserts and have a new shipment coming this week. There are just a few more orders to get out. They will be going out as soon as I have the materials to ship.

Meanwhile, harvest at Dominio Buenavista starts today!!
by Nola Palomar
August 8th, 2019, 11:38 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 9511

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

Sorry Chris, I ran out of shipping tape last night and had to run to the warehouse today to get more. I just printed your shipping label, so it's coming. There are only a couple others that I have left to go, so if you have not heard something from me, UPS or FedEx by the end of today, please let me...
by Nola Palomar
August 7th, 2019, 10:40 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 9511

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

Jeffrey Neal wrote:
August 6th, 2019, 7:54 pm
Any more shipping updates? Still nothing here.
Jeffrey, You should have a shipping update, with a tracking number. I am planning on dropping it a numerous others to the UPS Hub today.
by Nola Palomar
August 3rd, 2019, 9:58 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 9511

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

Dean, I finished boxing up your order last night. I will deliver to UPS Monday, you’ll have a shipping notification this weekend!

Same for everyone else...

Btw Ashley got a photography job so I’m down to one worker... me, back to work!
by Nola Palomar
July 31st, 2019, 9:18 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: WineFest V--Cellar Depressurization--July 18, 2020 in Toronto
Replies: 36
Views: 1936

Re: WineFest V--Cellar Depressurization--July 18, 2020 in Toronto

You might have been borderline emailable Mark [grin.gif]...it would be less borderline if you'd let me win a fantasy football matchup once in a while. Nola and Tina--noted and will amend up top. We'd three have a better shot at FF if Charlie doesn't rig the league in his favor me thinks!! FIFY!!! f...
by Nola Palomar
July 28th, 2019, 7:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkerfest 10.2 photo thread!!
Replies: 101
Views: 5450

Re: Berserkerfest 10.2 photo thread!!

flirtysmile flirtysmile flirtysmile The multitude of photos taken for the rest of us non-attendees is quite impressive!!! flirtysmile flirtysmile flirtysmile
by Nola Palomar
July 26th, 2019, 8:00 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 9511

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

Jay Miller wrote:
July 26th, 2019, 11:01 am
Hi Nola,

If the delivery can't be guaranteed to arrive by 8/19 can you please postpone delivery to arrive after 10/1?

I'll be recovering from surgery with no heavy lifting allowed and Arnold is probably flying out on 8/20.

Thanks!

Jay
No problem!!
by Nola Palomar
July 25th, 2019, 10:59 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 9511

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

Yep, we are beginning to ship today. Those close to Ohio will get theirs first and hopefully I will have the rest ready to ship by this coming week... there are a lot of orders...
by Nola Palomar
July 23rd, 2019, 5:22 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: OMG - He's doing it again. Berserkerfest 10.2 in the Burbs, White Plains, NY on July 27. Now with food poll!!
Replies: 161
Views: 6590

Re: OMG - He's doing it again. Berserkerfest 10.2 in the Burbs, White Plains, NY on July 27. Now with food poll!!

I would love, Love LOVE to come, but I am so overwhelmed with everything on my plate I can't do it this time. Jay, Please do this again!!!!
by Nola Palomar
July 23rd, 2019, 5:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winemakers: what's the least "sexy" part of what you do?
Replies: 91
Views: 3362

Re: Winemakers: what's the least "sexy" part of what you do?

There’s also the reality of flying into town to do a wine dinner for 40 people in a restaurant, and finding out the Chef really couldn’t care less and handed the menu and dinner off to his 22yr old chef de cuisine who knows zero about food pairing(or that the wines are from Oregon...). That’s a thi...
by Nola Palomar
July 22nd, 2019, 10:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: R.I.P. Alan Eden
Replies: 136
Views: 8478

Re: R.I.P. Alan Eden

So sad, R.I.P. Alan.
by Nola Palomar
July 22nd, 2019, 8:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winemakers: what's the least "sexy" part of what you do?
Replies: 91
Views: 3362

Re: Winemakers: what's the least "sexy" part of what you do?

+1 on collections. For the first time in 20+ years I had to take two people to court in 2018. So much glamour... Court def not sexy! X 3 in the US for collections w negative results (filed bankruptcy). X 1 in Spain because former farm manager both attempted raping several female workers but none ha...
by Nola Palomar
July 20th, 2019, 8:34 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Seville/Sevilla
Replies: 12
Views: 857

Re: Seville/Sevilla

Juan has family is in Sevilla, I can ask them the best restaurants to do to.
Sevilla is an exquisite little city. How long might you be there and do you know where you will be staying?
by Nola Palomar
July 19th, 2019, 6:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pronunciation
Replies: 40
Views: 1543

Re: Pronunciation

It drives me nuts when people, especially reporters say “Day-un. There is a - T - in the word “Dayton”
by Nola Palomar
July 18th, 2019, 2:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winemakers: what's the least "sexy" part of what you do?
Replies: 91
Views: 3362

Re: Winemakers: what's the least "sexy" part of what you do?

Ken Zinns wrote:
July 18th, 2019, 2:04 pm
Paul Luckin wrote:
July 18th, 2019, 12:52 pm
Cleaning.
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Except it should be
Cleaning
Cleaning
Cleaning
Cleaning
Cleaning
Cleaning
Cleaning
And when that’s done...
More cleaning!!
by Nola Palomar
July 16th, 2019, 9:31 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Spain help
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Re: Spain help

Hey Keith, I’m departing tomorrow. I’ve been at my winery for several weeks. Drive down the coast to Denia and have “arroz a banda” on the terraza by the beach. Like a paella but super charged and all the mariscós are served apart. Then travel over the Elche and see La Dama del Elche (I’m not sure i...
by Nola Palomar
July 11th, 2019, 10:43 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 9511

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

I asked my daughter not to ship anything out until I get back from Spain next Wednesday. I want to taste the oil myself and make sure everything is 100% before I begin shipping.
by Nola Palomar
July 8th, 2019, 4:33 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Removing Labels - Help
Replies: 4
Views: 992

Removing Labels - Help

newhere My bottling / labeling line needs new optical sensors and they are ordered but I have several dozen bottles that the labeler put 3 or more labels and back labels on the bottle. Is there a foolproof way to remove the labels completely so I can run them through the labeler again? [thankyou.gif]
by Nola Palomar
July 6th, 2019, 7:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Nice little article about the Alpujarra, (Granada) Spain
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Re: Nice little article about the Alpujarra, (Granada) Spain

This is one of the most stunning places to be. Especially when you need to reload after trekking in the Sierra Nevada The hospitality in the beautiful villages are almost shocking for reserved people from the Scandinavian countries And the food is fantastic Yes it is. I think we should organize a b...
by Nola Palomar
July 6th, 2019, 2:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 7.1 Richter -> Ridgecrest, CA: How did your cellar fare?
Replies: 10
Views: 1459

Re: 7.1 Richter -> Ridgecrest, CA: How did your cellar fare?

I feel for those affected. Stay safe
by Nola Palomar
July 5th, 2019, 1:01 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 9511

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

I have news!!!! The shipment has been released by customs and finally on its way to Dayton, I’m hoping for early this coming week we can get all the orders that have been waiting an eternity. I again am so sorry. It was not my intention to have had so many setbacks, but we are not throwing in the to...
by Nola Palomar
July 3rd, 2019, 5:34 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What meals did you grow up on
Replies: 72
Views: 2865

Re: What meals did you grow up on

Not mine, but one of Juan's (many) favorites Egg Salad.
Just hard boiled eggs diced course, can of tuna, a good pour of EVOO, salt and pepper.
by Nola Palomar
July 1st, 2019, 4:36 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What meals did you grow up on
Replies: 72
Views: 2865

Re: What meals did you grow up on

We had a large garden and my mom canned or froze everything. Raised dairy goats, steers, hogs, and chickens.
Always had an abundance of protein and veggies. So dinner was some meat, 2 vegetables, 1 starch and sometimes a dessert. We always ate at home.
Liver and onions at least once a month.
by Nola Palomar
June 28th, 2019, 10:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Next week Europe is going to get hammered by heat
Replies: 67
Views: 3945

Re: Next week Europe is going to get hammered by heat

Madrid was 102F today, Granada (city) 104F but on the south side of the mountains here we max’d at 94F...
by Nola Palomar
June 27th, 2019, 12:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Next week Europe is going to get hammered by heat
Replies: 67
Views: 3945

Re: Next week Europe is going to get hammered by heat

The design of houses in Spain are interesting. In the villages and really in the cities to they are constructed with cement with smaller windows than what you typically see in the US. There are blinds on the outside and safety shutters on the inside. At night you open the windows and let the cool ai...
by Nola Palomar
June 25th, 2019, 11:18 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 9511

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

Yes! The shipment arrives today to the port of New York. It will be off-loaded and the container goes to a NY warehouse it gets sorted and directed to a truck or rail. At some point it will go to Customs and get released. The pallet was supposed to arrive on the 15th to NY, my freight forwarder tell...
by Nola Palomar
June 25th, 2019, 1:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Next week Europe is going to get hammered by heat
Replies: 67
Views: 3945

Re: Next week Europe is going to get hammered by heat

Talking with my enologist and he was telling me it is a heat coming up from the Sahara!
by Nola Palomar
June 25th, 2019, 3:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Next week Europe is going to get hammered by heat
Replies: 67
Views: 3945

Re: Next week Europe is going to get hammered by heat

Yeah it has been beautiful but is predicted to get quite hot. My car just stopped working (fuel line I think) so I will have them charge the AC too. In the meantime a British friend is loaning me a R hand drive to use.

Gazpacho and sangria time
by Nola Palomar
June 24th, 2019, 2:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Supreme Court, and wine.
Replies: 174
Views: 9285

Re: Supreme Court, and wine.

Rauno E (NZ) wrote:
June 24th, 2019, 1:58 pm
I thought people on the Supreme Court like beer?

newhere

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Beat me to it!
by Nola Palomar
June 23rd, 2019, 6:00 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Trip to Spain.....Need help!
Replies: 48
Views: 3031

Re: Trip to Spain.....Need help!

Looking forward to reading about your trip. I glad you had fun. I’m in España right now actually.
by Nola Palomar
June 15th, 2019, 5:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What wine to pair with Gazpacho?
Replies: 30
Views: 1909

Re: What wine to pair with Gazpacho?

My Vijiriega.
by Nola Palomar
June 10th, 2019, 4:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Old Wine Spectator, Time Magazines
Replies: 14
Views: 1025

Re: Old Wine Spectator, Time Magazines

There were recipes in there?? Lol
by Nola Palomar
June 9th, 2019, 8:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Old Wine Spectator, Time Magazines
Replies: 14
Views: 1025

Re: Old Wine Spectator, Time Magazines

Robert M yers wrote:
June 9th, 2019, 7:53 pm
Nola Palomar wrote:
June 9th, 2019, 5:31 pm
Already gone!
Well ... were they worth anything?
I threw the Wine Spectator’s in the trash bin. newhere

There is so much I need to throw out!
by Nola Palomar
June 9th, 2019, 5:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Old Wine Spectator, Time Magazines
Replies: 14
Views: 1025

Re: Old Wine Spectator, Time Magazines

Already gone!
by Nola Palomar
June 9th, 2019, 7:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Old Wine Spectator, Time Magazines
Replies: 14
Views: 1025

Old Wine Spectator, Time Magazines

I’m trying to clear out some bookshelves so I can paint. I thought I would just throw away the old magazines that are on the bottom shelf, but then I came across various magazines that seemed to me like they would have some value. There’s Time magazine 911 special report, Time magazines from the mid...
by Nola Palomar
May 30th, 2019, 3:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Rio Madre Graciano Rioja (Spain, La Rioja, Rioja)
Replies: 4
Views: 693

Re: TN: 2010 Rio Madre Graciano Rioja (Spain, La Rioja, Rioja)

So bear with me, I don’t buy much wine. Also this is Ohio..... There is a Shell gas station that has the best cajun cuisine around. I was waiting for them to prepare my order and came across a 2014 vintage of this Rio Madre - Rioja 100% Graciano. I am enjoying this wine a lot. My price was $12/bottl...

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