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by Nola Palomar
March 29th, 2020, 10:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LIVE THIS SATURDAY! Video Chat with Marc Hochar of Chateau Musar
Replies: 63
Views: 1447

Re: LIVE THIS SATURDAY! Video Chat with Marc Hochar of Chateau Musar

I wanted to join, I just was too exhausted and hit the bed early!!
by Nola Palomar
March 27th, 2020, 8:13 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

I do have a few more to send out so those that haven’t received a message, understand that I am still sending shipments out.
by Nola Palomar
March 27th, 2020, 7:33 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

joeduncan wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 3:46 pm
Haven't gotten mine yet, or a shipping notice. Did shipping notices go out to everyone? Or have some just not shipped yet?
Hey Joe, I sent you a pm with the tracking

Nola
by Nola Palomar
March 27th, 2020, 3:56 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Quarantine Recipes - share some favorites!
Replies: 58
Views: 1599

Re: Quarantine Recipes - share some favorites!

Click to see spoiler:
alan weinberg wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 3:49 pm
Nola Palomar wrote:
March 26th, 2020, 6:39 pm
I made stew tonight for my Dad and brother for tomorrow.

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I made stew also—used a 24 oz Flannery NY strip that I chopped up and sautéed with onion, added tomato, carrots, green pepper, potatoes, various spices. Delicious.
Yumm I used pork tenderloin!
by Nola Palomar
March 26th, 2020, 6:39 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Quarantine Recipes - share some favorites!
Replies: 58
Views: 1599

Re: Quarantine Recipes - share some favorites!

I made stew tonight for my Dad and brother for tomorrow.
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by Nola Palomar
March 26th, 2020, 1:11 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Quarantine Recipes - share some favorites!
Replies: 58
Views: 1599

Re: Quarantine Recipes - share some favorites!

[stirthepothal.gif] Believe me, I’d much prefer to make it myself, but since I am working at the warehouse I can’t very well do that. [berserker.gif] [berserker.gif]
by Nola Palomar
March 26th, 2020, 1:09 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

I have a stock of old ones too that I am using. Yum! Nola, if a friend wanted to order some tinned fish are you able to fill orders? Hope you are doing as well as can be given the circumstances. I keep you in my thoughts after reading of your various trials. I hope there is some joy left for you in...
by Nola Palomar
March 26th, 2020, 4:35 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Quarantine Recipes - share some favorites!
Replies: 58
Views: 1599

Re: Quarantine Recipes - share some favorites!

Going to dust off that bread machine.
by Nola Palomar
March 25th, 2020, 2:57 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

My olive oil/balsamic pack and tinned fish arrived today. Just in time for quarantine. Thanks Nola! You're very welcome. I know there are few left, but the bulk of everything went out today. If I missed something, PLEASE let me know. I was really rushed to get these out under the wire before even m...
by Nola Palomar
March 22nd, 2020, 4:42 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

Cris Whetstone wrote:
March 22nd, 2020, 4:37 pm
Awesome Nola! I was wondering what the shipping notification was from. Looks to be you.

Can't wait for the goods. [cheers.gif]
flirtysmile flirtysmile

I am hustling my tail off to get these out before things get worse!! [berserker.gif] [berserker.gif] [berserker.gif]
by Nola Palomar
March 22nd, 2020, 7:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]
Replies: 294
Views: 22283

Re: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]

R Nanda wrote:
March 22nd, 2020, 7:21 am
My credit card was hit Friday night. Chase caught it immediately and new cards are on the way.
Was that from a new purchase from Flannery? Or from before?
by Nola Palomar
March 22nd, 2020, 6:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]
Replies: 294
Views: 22283

Re: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]

Yeah, I missed the deadline too, I miss read it and thought it was for the month. Oh well.
by Nola Palomar
March 21st, 2020, 6:21 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

Status update: I labeled my first bottling of 300 bottles yesterday. Still learning tricks to the labeler machine so not all the labels are perfectly straight. I have all the orders packed and ready for pickup. I will get the shipping labels printed and ask for pick up on Monday. If I missed anythi...
by Nola Palomar
March 21st, 2020, 3:37 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

Status update: I labeled my first bottling of 300 bottles yesterday. Still learning tricks to the labeler machine so not all the labels are perfectly straight. I have all the orders packed and ready for pickup. I will get the shipping labels printed and ask for pick up on Monday. If I missed anythin...
by Nola Palomar
March 17th, 2020, 8:11 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

Bottling for the current Berserker Day 2011 is done. All the packages are are assembled. I have reviewed the label proofs and have them on order. I’m still fighting my printer but am going to just focus on getting the bottling done so I can get these orders filled. On a really positive note, the EVO...
by Nola Palomar
March 6th, 2020, 4:39 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Why sous vide?
Replies: 259
Views: 14108

Re: Why sous vide?

Did six dry aged strips Friday night in the sous vide. Finished them over charcoal via the Weber kettle. Temp on the grill grate was 600*. Only issue I had was my stock pot was a little small. What pot or bin is everyone using? Don't think anyone's added this one yet. I have an Anova, so I use this...
by Nola Palomar
March 4th, 2020, 8:06 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

Dave McIsaac wrote:
March 4th, 2020, 7:05 am
Nola Palomar wrote:
March 4th, 2020, 6:52 am
Andrew Kotowski wrote:
February 29th, 2020, 9:23 am
Thanks - I assumed there was some kind of a government regulation attached to it. Mackerel was great!
Yesterday, I opened an old can of tuna left over from a 2016 exp date...it was omg delish!
Would you think the same of the sardines??
Without hesitation, yes.
by Nola Palomar
March 4th, 2020, 6:52 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

Andrew Kotowski wrote:
February 29th, 2020, 9:23 am
Thanks - I assumed there was some kind of a government regulation attached to it. Mackerel was great!
Yesterday, I opened an old can of tuna left over from a 2016 exp date...it was omg delish!
by Nola Palomar
March 4th, 2020, 6:50 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: My five favorite vegetables
Replies: 38
Views: 1473

Re: My five favorite vegetables

Cabrito sobre sarmientos de viña Lechal cordero con ajo Jabalí al tinto Salmonetes fritos Pez Gallo Pedro con salsa de hinojos Goat is big here with the Latino community, I love it. There is a place, literally on the Mediterranean between Almeria and Aguadulce, called La Gruta. http://www.asadorlag...
by Nola Palomar
March 4th, 2020, 4:38 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: My five favorite vegetables
Replies: 38
Views: 1473

Re: My five favorite vegetables

Cabrito sobre sarmientos de viña
Lechal cordero con ajo
Jabalí al tinto
Salmonetes fritos
Pez Gallo Pedro con salsa de hinojos
by Nola Palomar
March 2nd, 2020, 4:24 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 208
Views: 7398

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

Jorge Henriquez wrote:
February 29th, 2020, 8:45 pm
Shoot, and here I was hoping that if we do get quarantined it could be in Andalusia, Lyon or Beaune.

Thanks Dave. Happy to take notes of the points of interest in Mallorca nonetheless.
I've got you covered if you get stuck in Andalucia.
by Nola Palomar
March 1st, 2020, 3:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment
Replies: 1314
Views: 76496

Re: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment

Siun o'Connell wrote:
February 29th, 2020, 7:33 am
So impressed with all of Nola's great work on this! Thank you!
It was a lot on my part, but just a drop in the bucket with everyone else!

Wish we were more successful. But at least they’re not more!!
by Nola Palomar
March 1st, 2020, 3:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment
Replies: 1314
Views: 76496

Re: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment

Siun o'Connell wrote:
February 29th, 2020, 7:33 am
So impressed with all of Nola's great work on this! Thank you!
It was a lot on my part, but just a drop in the bucket with everyone else!

Wish we were more successful. But at least they’re not more!!
by Nola Palomar
February 29th, 2020, 8:49 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

Technical question for you, Nola. When I was living in Paris, I used to eat “millesime” sardines, which appears to be common for canned fish and basically means year/vintage. Idea was that you’d hide them away in a cupboard and try them in 10 years, and they’d be fantastic! I noticed all of your ca...
by Nola Palomar
February 27th, 2020, 7:00 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

Paul Miller wrote:
February 27th, 2020, 4:58 pm
Got my fishes yesterday. Now I need some good, fresh bread.
YESSSSS!!!!
by Nola Palomar
February 25th, 2020, 8:54 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 Master Thread - FAQ/Updates/Info - RECORDS SET YET AGAIN!
Replies: 161
Views: 17568

Re: BerserkerDay 11 Master Thread - FAQ/Updates/Info - RECORDS SET YET AGAIN!

I agree with Larry. I have always felt it is an honor to participate. I also think that participating throughout the year should also be either mandatory or highly encouraged. Not forced though, but rather so the board members can get to know the producers on a more personal level. People who just c...
by Nola Palomar
February 24th, 2020, 8:07 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

Brian S t o t t e r wrote:
February 24th, 2020, 7:35 pm
Nola, will we get tracking info once our orders are shipped? Eagerly awaiting my purchase :)
Yes, your Elite Selection has the 2020 EVOO so it won’t be ready until another 2-3 weeks. When I ship though I include the email address that is listed with the orders. I will keep everyone advised!!
by Nola Palomar
February 24th, 2020, 7:59 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

AD Northup wrote:
February 24th, 2020, 7:28 pm
Had to come back and get a seafood sampler. Really excited for this!
Got it!! Thank you!!!
by Nola Palomar
February 21st, 2020, 3:48 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: *** ASTREA CAVIAR - HIGH END CAVIAR DEALS FOR BD11- FRESHLY PACKED FOR THIS SALE PRICING GOOD ALL FEB***
Replies: 68
Views: 2792

Re: *** ASTREA CAVIAR - HIGH END CAVIAR DEALS FOR BD11- FRESHLY PACKED FOR THIS SALE PRICING GOOD ALL FEB***

Mark Y wrote:
February 20th, 2020, 8:30 pm
George Chadwick wrote:
February 16th, 2020, 1:29 pm
I just tried my first tin.

No one told me this would be fish eggs!

Ewww.
I was expecting a ribeye myself.. bummer..
Send me your leftover fish eggs!!
by Nola Palomar
February 20th, 2020, 1:08 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

https://youtu.be/_TAfiefCFCs Just a little video on toast!! I made this using the white tuna instead of ventresca and it was delicious. Any recommendations for serving the mussels and mackerel? Me too! I use the tuna also! As for the mackerel, I love the loins right out of the can, but the Spaniard...
by Nola Palomar
February 19th, 2020, 2:38 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 144
Views: 4759

Re: ***EXTENDED*** Veleta Gourmets BD11 DEALS!! ***FREE SHIPPING

Update on Shipping and Olive oil project! I have a big lot of orders almost ready to ship. I will try to get phase 1 out by this coming Monday. If the temps are good to go, I will try to get the wine orders not depending on the 2020 EVOO shipped out as well. The bottling project is moving at a stead...
by Nola Palomar
February 18th, 2020, 7:45 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1420
Views: 77267

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Lasagna.
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by Nola Palomar
February 16th, 2020, 8:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Bodega Dominio Buenavista / Veleta Nolados
Replies: 5
Views: 322

Re: TN: 2010 Bodega Dominio Buenavista / Veleta Nolados

This is the insignia wine of our winery. Juan named it after his two Nola’s, me and Nolita.
by Nola Palomar
February 15th, 2020, 11:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]
Replies: 294
Views: 22283

Re: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]

I’d like to see the perpetrators go to the stockyards and slaughter house...
by Nola Palomar
February 15th, 2020, 5:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment
Replies: 1314
Views: 76496

Re: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment

Kevin Sidders wrote:
February 15th, 2020, 5:23 am
Impressive work by the powerful prune juice lobby...
I guess they told them if they didn't remove them it would be a hot mess.
by Nola Palomar
February 15th, 2020, 4:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment
Replies: 1314
Views: 76496

Re: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment

Airplanes got an additional 5% vat on top of the 10% so it’s a total of 15% Prune juice got removed so no additional tariffs. Butcher and carving Knives got a 25% VAT tariff All else remains the same. So the 25% VAT on Bottled EVOO, wines 14% and under from Spain, France Germany and England. Canned ...
by Nola Palomar
February 14th, 2020, 1:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment
Replies: 1314
Views: 76496

Re: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment

Were you able to access the actual article? Is it really as simplistically bad as his one-line takeaway? It's not an article. It's a press release from the US Wine Trade Alliance and the National Association of Wine Retailers. I can't find a website for the first organization, so I don't know they ...
by Nola Palomar
February 13th, 2020, 6:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]
Replies: 294
Views: 22283

Re: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach?

I haven't seen any fraudulent activity on my card, guess I am lucky. Do we know if it was a breach around/after this year's BD, or did it happen before this one? I ask b/c this was the first year I've bought from Flannery so wouldn't have been in their system if the breach happened prior to Jan 27....
by Nola Palomar
February 13th, 2020, 7:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]
Replies: 294
Views: 22283

Re: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach?

Just had a Flannery Hanger Steak It’s like freaking steak crack!!! Absolutely, delicious!!! Not excited about the CC being breached, but dang this was a win. If Bryan Flannery is following this thread!!! Well done!! Flannery's ruined me for other sources of beef. I think Bryan considers "well done"...
by Nola Palomar
February 12th, 2020, 7:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]
Replies: 294
Views: 22283

Re: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach?

Just had a Flannery Hanger Steak
It’s like freaking steak crack!!!
Absolutely, delicious!!! Not excited about the CC being breached, but dang this was a win.
If Bryan Flannery is following this thread!!! Well done!!
by Nola Palomar
February 12th, 2020, 4:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]
Replies: 294
Views: 22283

Re: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach?

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 4:37 pm
I called MC, explained the situation, and they recommended I cut up the card.

Ugh, it is on my iPhone and makes wine purchases easy.
Think of it like a colonoscopy!! It's tough to make yourself do it, but once you do, you can slide a new card into the iPhone!! [wow.gif] [wow.gif]

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