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by mark rudner
January 14th, 2021, 12:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2000 Lamborghini (La Fiorita) Umbria Campoleone
Replies: 9
Views: 560

Re: TN: 2000 Lamborghini (La Fiorita) Umbria Campoleone

been buying mags at auction recently
absolutely insanely cheap too
thanks for the confirmation, as i love this stuff
by mark rudner
December 30th, 2020, 10:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 1739
Views: 118494

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

William Segui wrote: December 30th, 2020, 9:59 am 2008 La Grande Annee - corked. There was a nice wine down there.
oh that just sucks
such a good wine
by mark rudner
December 28th, 2020, 1:05 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2589
Views: 172523

Re: New York City Restaurants

hi Robert.
very odd walking past the shuttered ritz central park and four seasons hotels. it's really depressing.
hope all's well
by mark rudner
December 28th, 2020, 12:45 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2589
Views: 172523

Re: New York City Restaurants

took my gf to marea for her birthday lunch yesterday. they have some tables out front facing the park, but also some out back (side really) in a courtyard. lots of heaters and warm service. the food was excellent but damn it's hard to stay warm despite lots of wine. can't help but feel for these peo...
by mark rudner
December 15th, 2020, 7:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 201
Views: 20561

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

timmy
10 months is indeed far too long to wait!
by mark rudner
December 11th, 2020, 2:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: sqn patine grenache
Replies: 9
Views: 856

sqn patine grenache

it's been a long time since i opened one of these. some recent similar wines have been far too alcoholic and spoofy so i was really hoping this was different. indeed it is. this is just perfect grenache and spicy without the 1990's turley mouthfeel. herbs and spice and round but with enough tannin t...
by mark rudner
December 5th, 2020, 12:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AHA's online wine (and wine-adjacent) fundraising auction Dec 3-4
Replies: 3
Views: 352

Re: AHA's online wine (and wine-adjacent) fundraising auction Dec 3-4

ended up with some nice burgs from this
thanks maureen
once again, this site costs me $ i had no intention of spending
the cause makes it feel good [cheers.gif]
by mark rudner
November 20th, 2020, 1:53 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Odds, Ends and Ballers- BIG LIST
Replies: 6
Views: 1286

Re: FS: Odds, Ends and Ballers- BIG LIST

i'll take 6 thanks
by mark rudner
November 20th, 2020, 12:52 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Odds, Ends and Ballers- BIG LIST
Replies: 6
Views: 1286

Re: FS: Odds, Ends and Ballers- BIG LIST

justin
how much are the faurys?
by mark rudner
October 29th, 2020, 1:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Court of Sommeliers - See you Non-Civils in civil court!
Replies: 90
Views: 8678

Re: Court of Sommeliers - See you Non-Civils in civil court!

horrible but not surprising
thanks for posting victor
by mark rudner
October 27th, 2020, 9:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: solid sparkling wine (well) under $20
Replies: 26
Views: 1046

Re: solid sparkling wine (well) under $20

thanks all
robert, so predictable champagne.gif

keep 'em coming!
by mark rudner
October 27th, 2020, 7:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: solid sparkling wine (well) under $20
Replies: 26
Views: 1046

solid sparkling wine (well) under $20

i need a couple of these to keep as easy to open house wines. too often i'm opening good to great champagnes when the situation just doesn't call for it. it's got to be dry btw. we had some really nice cavas in barcelona last year and there have been a few decent proseccos but i frankly don't rememb...
by mark rudner
October 19th, 2020, 12:29 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2589
Views: 172523

Re: New York City Restaurants

Robert Dentice wrote: October 17th, 2020, 7:57 am Contra is back! And is as great as ever.

tried wildair last weekend (10/10) and they were closed for the week.
i guess they were getting contra ready
by mark rudner
October 6th, 2020, 12:37 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: source | material 002 - the Golden Generation
Replies: 22
Views: 1172

Re: source | material 002 - the Golden Generation

order in
can't believe you guys are throwing in a g-max as well
so cool
;)
thanks robert
by mark rudner
October 5th, 2020, 1:25 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2589
Views: 172523

Re: New York City Restaurants

doug johnson wrote: October 2nd, 2020, 8:50 pm Ate at Casa Mono tonight. Borderline awful.
i think i've been there 50+ times but not since february
that's terrible news doug
by mark rudner
September 30th, 2020, 12:28 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sqn at cost all sold
Replies: 7
Views: 654

Re: sqn at cost

hey folks all gone
sorry to those i thought i could save a bottle for
by mark rudner
September 30th, 2020, 9:55 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sqn at cost all sold
Replies: 7
Views: 654

Re: sqn at cost

looks like 6 and 6 and the mags are gone
by mark rudner
September 30th, 2020, 8:21 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sqn at cost all sold
Replies: 7
Views: 654

Re: sqn at cost

replied to all pm's
except yours nicholas, as i didn't receive it yet
by mark rudner
September 29th, 2020, 3:22 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sqn at cost all sold
Replies: 7
Views: 654

Re: sqn at cost

and to answer others, i'm in ny, and i would really prefer a 6 bottle minimum
cheers
by mark rudner
September 29th, 2020, 3:08 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sqn at cost all sold
Replies: 7
Views: 654

Re: sqn at cost

oh, and for those asking, it's 170 plus tax and shipping to me which comes to just about 190 per for the 750's
by mark rudner
September 29th, 2020, 2:06 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sqn at cost all sold
Replies: 7
Views: 654

Re: sqn at cost

i promise i will respond to all pm's in order of receipt
i just don't have time until later tonight
thanks
by mark rudner
September 29th, 2020, 1:52 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sqn at cost all sold
Replies: 7
Views: 654

sqn at cost all sold

2017 sqn at cost. really.
i have both the gorgeous victim and hated hunter
up to 9 bottles of each
my cost, including shipping and tax i paid and i'll send it ground to you, on me

i also have 2016 and 2017 mags of the non eba wines and i'll make the same offer

thanks
by mark rudner
September 28th, 2020, 1:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?
Replies: 340
Views: 24367

Re: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?

Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 2008: VM 98+ 36 bottles (6-pack): reg $250 TODAY $225 or $199 btl on 6+ Taittinger’s 2008 Blanc de Blancs Comtes de Champagne is simply breathtaking. I have tasted it many times over the years in various trial disgorgements and it has never been anything less than comp...
by mark rudner
September 28th, 2020, 1:34 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2589
Views: 172523

Re: New York City Restaurants

Can anyone suggest a casual but good place in the Flatiron area up to midtown for lunch outside? Nothing fancy or too heavy as we have an exciting dinner planned. Obica right across the street from Flatiron wines, Craft and Union Square Cafe, and Casa Mono should all have some outdoor dining Thanks...
by mark rudner
September 28th, 2020, 1:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wood boxes-what to do?
Replies: 31
Views: 1536

Re: wood boxes-what to do?

Brent C l a y t o n wrote: September 28th, 2020, 9:38 am Mark,

You're on LI right?

Wood boxes are not quite as ubiquitous as they once were. Especially if you have 'keepers' you could easily sell them on Craigslist. 1st Growths, cults and other 'top' wines could fetch $25per or more.
the sqn/nok boxes are like artwork
and yes. on li
cheers
by mark rudner
September 27th, 2020, 11:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wood boxes-what to do?
Replies: 31
Views: 1536

Re: wood boxes-what to do?

We use every one. Almost all of our under and above cabinet storage is wine boxes. I use them extensively in the greenhouse and garden. Great for potting and re-potting activities. In the garage I must have 15 12-btl OWC boxes I use for parts and storage. My wife seems to find a use for every one, ...
by mark rudner
September 27th, 2020, 10:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wood boxes-what to do?
Replies: 31
Views: 1536

wood boxes-what to do?

so after decades of collecting i've still got a lot of boxes i just couldn't toss.
i still don't know what to do with them.
what do you folks do?
i was going to line a wall with them. build a bar. lots of things that never did and never will happen.
firewood?
by mark rudner
September 24th, 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Patagonia down jacket w/ Caymus logo - Size L
Replies: 5
Views: 847

Re: Patagonia down jacket w/ Caymus logo - Size L

HoosJustinG wrote: September 24th, 2020, 12:05 pm Huge shoutout to member Jeremy Charmak who purchased the jacket and saw that I'd left more cash in the pocket than he actually paid for the jacket. He let me know and quickly Venmo'd it to me!
very cool
by mark rudner
September 22nd, 2020, 9:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Robert Dentice - German Wine's Radical Love Machine
Replies: 26
Views: 1756

Re: Robert Dentice - German Wine's Radical Love Machine

as usual for robert, very cool indeed
by mark rudner
September 18th, 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 201
Views: 20561

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

I wonder how many folks got in on the very first release to the public...which i think was the '10. i still have (2) btls of that vintage - just have a hard time popping with folks who don't understand the story. anyway, count myself fortunate to have my 8th 3-pak headed to Georgia soon enough. +1 ...
by mark rudner
September 18th, 2020, 12:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 201
Views: 20561

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

I wonder how many folks got in on the very first release to the public...which i think was the '10. i still have (2) btls of that vintage - just have a hard time popping with folks who don't understand the story. anyway, count myself fortunate to have my 8th 3-pak headed to Georgia soon enough. +1 ...
by mark rudner
September 17th, 2020, 7:02 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Cayuse - sold
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Re: Cayuse

depends on what kind of beer you drink!
by mark rudner
September 16th, 2020, 12:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 201
Views: 20561

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

Steve L Gellman wrote: September 16th, 2020, 1:52 am Not Casa Noble😢
i thought exactly the same thing steve!
by mark rudner
September 15th, 2020, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 201
Views: 20561

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

no shipping to me anymore?

ok saw the other option at the top [cheers.gif]
by mark rudner
August 24th, 2020, 9:44 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Favorite Imported Italian Dried Pasta
Replies: 35
Views: 3036

Re: Favorite Imported Italian Dried Pasta

marella (organic) from puglia
amazing stuff
by mark rudner
August 22nd, 2020, 4:06 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 283
Views: 16957

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

my usvi trip for tomorrow morning done bc of the 14 day quarantine upon return et al
so close to getting out of here
gonna travel with a vengeance when this ends champagne.gif
by mark rudner
August 19th, 2020, 9:17 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: New York City hotels
Replies: 19
Views: 3461

Re: New York City hotels

I really like The Ludlow boutique hotel. Great little restaurant in it, too. More uptown I did like staying at the Gramercy. Further downtown, me and my wife stayed in The Beekman when it had just been opened, and it was a great stay. When I pay myself and am on a tight budget, The Jane is always g...
by mark rudner
August 18th, 2020, 12:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Interesting mushroom tip
Replies: 16
Views: 2085

Re: Interesting mushroom tip

Jason T wrote: August 17th, 2020, 12:59 pm
MBerto wrote: August 17th, 2020, 10:26 am Just the tip you say?
I’m surprised it took this many posts. We’re slipping, people.
+1000
by mark rudner
August 13th, 2020, 1:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: books ?
Replies: 78
Views: 5079

Re: books ?

Nick Gangas wrote: August 11th, 2020, 4:01 pm I purchased the following books.

Chef, Drugs and rock and Roll - Excellent read. Ran through this on vacation and really enjoyed. also loved piecing together all the pieces from the 70's.

i'm half way thru chef, drugs. a must read for any foodie. it's awesome
by mark rudner
August 11th, 2020, 7:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Are magnums worth 3X. the price.
Replies: 51
Views: 3362

Re: Are magnums worth 3X. the price.

check out the vig on the screamer mag... [scratch.gif]
by mark rudner
August 10th, 2020, 1:16 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2589
Views: 172523

Re: New York City Restaurants

i'm sure not everyone's favorite but i loved uncle boon's from the beginning. i always loved the idea of the owners working in the kitchen at per se and leaving to open this underground delight just off bowery. so sad... https://ny.eater.com/2020/8/10/21361965/uncle-boons-nolita-thai-closing-coronav...
by mark rudner
August 3rd, 2020, 9:21 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Sous vide in a Costco bag?
Replies: 15
Views: 3086

Re: Sous vide in a Costco bag?

please don't
by mark rudner
July 31st, 2020, 9:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Sine Qua Non Syrah/Grenache
Replies: 82
Views: 7214

Re: 2018 Sine Qua Non Syrah/Grenache

If you love Sine Qua Non, it is a definite buy! That said, it is getting much easier to pick up SQN on the secondary market for close to release price. This - with the exception of the extended barrel aged stuff. Cheers. as we've discussed before, just back up the truck and buy some aged, "off...
by mark rudner
July 27th, 2020, 10:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Producers Who have performed a total 180 on Winemaking style?
Replies: 53
Views: 2910

Re: Producers Who have performed a total 180 on Winemaking style?

turley is the best example for me
back in the day up to 17.5

now an entirely different animal
by mark rudner
July 27th, 2020, 10:04 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: If Everything were Normal, and Teleportation were Possible....
Replies: 45
Views: 2622

Re: If Everything were Normal, and Teleportation were Possible....

...what restaurant would you go to? Anywhere in the world, lunch or dinner, if you could snap your fingers and be there for your reservation (or walk-in) right now, where would it be? For us, Culler de Pau in O Grove, Spain for lunch. Sun pouring in the windows, light sparkling on the water, quiet ...
by mark rudner
July 24th, 2020, 9:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is this a wine?
Replies: 53
Views: 2249

Re: Is this a wine?

mix with ice and rum?
by mark rudner
July 23rd, 2020, 12:55 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 283
Views: 16957

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

i still have st thomas with my family in late august
so far it's a go
of course, i won't be surprised if it's not

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