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by NED VALOIS
May 16th, 2019, 9:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: OOPS! Diner gets wrong wine £4500 le Pin
Replies: 32
Views: 2303

Re: OOPS! Diner gets wrong wine £4500 le Pin

YES, IT & HE WAS !
Thanks.
by NED VALOIS
May 16th, 2019, 8:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: OOPS! Diner gets wrong wine £4500 le Pin
Replies: 32
Views: 2303

Re: OOPS! Diner gets wrong wine £4500 le Pin

In Memory of Bob Hudson & dinner with Le Pin 3 Liter. [cry.gif] Nov 22, 2013, 8:40 AM Dear Bob: The evening was truly spectacular! Thank you so much. I am still reveling in the memory of the double magnums of 1983 Ch. Mouton Rothschild, 1991 Silver Oak Napa Valley, 1998 Ch. Le Pin and 1989 Gaja Barb...
by NED VALOIS
May 15th, 2019, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Give up salt or give up wine?
Replies: 52
Views: 1450

Re: Give up salt or give up wine?

NEVER WILL GIVE UP GARLIC !!
by NED VALOIS
May 11th, 2019, 8:52 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Simple Meal Pleasures
Replies: 11
Views: 382

Re: Simple Meal Pleasures

Roast Chicken; Check
Pork Chops in Canned mushroom sauce with Lea & Perrins & onions (long simmer to tenderize);Check
Caprese Sandwich with plenty of Balsamic Vinegar; Check
Peanut butter on toasted Onion Rye; Check
by NED VALOIS
May 3rd, 2019, 9:25 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Kitchen Appliance Recommendations
Replies: 52
Views: 2097

Re: Kitchen Appliance Recommendations

Our Thermador 48 inch Professional Grill (dual-fuel,proofing oven & convection oven, 4 burners,griddle & grill) is 24 years old & the grill has given up the ghost. Parts needed are not available. I am looking to replace, choosing between the Thermador , Wolf or Viking in same size & format. Any opin...
by NED VALOIS
May 1st, 2019, 3:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Nice deal on Laguiole en Aubrac corkscrews at Drop
Replies: 28
Views: 954

Re: Nice deal on Laguiole en Aubrac corkscrews at Drop

I have a bunch and now, 3 more ! champagne.gif
by NED VALOIS
April 30th, 2019, 1:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carter Cellars 2017 Release
Replies: 10
Views: 877

Re: Carter Cellars 2017 Release

Matched pair of GTO's and 2 -3 packs of the "everyday" (LOL) ! [snort.gif]
by NED VALOIS
April 30th, 2019, 1:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carter Cellars 2017 Release
Replies: 10
Views: 877

Re: Carter Cellars 2017 Release

In for a few !
by NED VALOIS
April 23rd, 2019, 9:26 pm
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Wine stains on carpet
Replies: 9
Views: 202

Re: Wine stains on carpet

Hello! Need help. We smashed a bottle of wine and everything poured out on my dear grandmother's expensive carpet. Stains dried out and we forgot about this carpet for a whole month. How can I clean up these long dried spots? Please advise some good cleaner or cleaning company near Miami that you c...
by NED VALOIS
April 21st, 2019, 8:56 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: William Gladstone-Thanks
Replies: 1
Views: 722

William Gladstone-Thanks

Mr Gladstone was able to deliver a surprise a single bottle of champagne to a craftsman in Hawaii for me. champagne.gif
by NED VALOIS
April 21st, 2019, 8:32 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 634
Views: 44378

Re: Official kitchen knife thread

Broke them in today for Easter dinner !

Prime New York Strips and lamb chops ! [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
April 20th, 2019, 8:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Does Cognac eventually go bad ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1203

Re: Does Cognac eventually go bad ?

+1 What Noah said !
by NED VALOIS
April 19th, 2019, 10:01 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 634
Views: 44378

Re: Official kitchen knife thread

ALAN, The steak knives were made using high quality VG10 Japanese stainless steel and have a damascus pattern. The carving knife is from our exclusive Charybdis collectible knife collection and is made from high quality Gingami3 powder metal die with our Raptor pattern. Each blade is signed in kanji...
by NED VALOIS
April 19th, 2019, 7:53 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 634
Views: 44378

Re: Official kitchen knife thread

If you're going to go, go big, Eh ?
The box is stunning !
PS I did a bit better on the price.
They were very good to me !
by NED VALOIS
April 19th, 2019, 1:45 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 634
Views: 44378

Re: Official kitchen knife thread

This is my latest addition custom made for me;
Great people !

https://salterfinecutlery.com/collectio ... tation-box
by NED VALOIS
April 19th, 2019, 12:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Does Cognac eventually go bad ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1203

Re: Does Cognac eventually go bad ?

Had a 40 year old 2 weeks ago that was a wowzer !
by NED VALOIS
April 17th, 2019, 2:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: EuroCave question
Replies: 5
Views: 453

Re: EuroCave question

Be careful not to overload the unit ,as the weight will force the sides out & create similar problems.
by NED VALOIS
April 17th, 2019, 1:54 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Favorite (non-psychedelic) mushrooms to eat?
Replies: 32
Views: 770

Re: Favorite (non-psychedelic) mushrooms to eat?

Fresh Oregon "natural" morels are here! These are the morel mushrooms that many morel lovers know best. Dark "natural" morels have a deeper, more intense morel flavor than blonde morels and are preferred by many morel lovers. It's that unmistakable untamed morel taste that makes it the most sought a...
by NED VALOIS
April 17th, 2019, 1:38 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Favorite (non-psychedelic) mushrooms to eat?
Replies: 32
Views: 770

Re: Favorite (non-psychedelic) mushrooms to eat?

Just ordered for Easter from Earthy Delights;

MFM301 Fresh Western Dark Morel Mushrooms - per lb 1
MFM306 Fresh Midwest Blonde Morel Mushrooms - per lb 1
CHS108 Sottocenere Truffle Cheese - per lb 1
by NED VALOIS
April 15th, 2019, 4:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite Producer
Replies: 132
Views: 6247

Re: Favorite Producer

Chateau Latour
Aubert
by NED VALOIS
April 14th, 2019, 7:17 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Stone Crab claws: way overrated
Replies: 46
Views: 1272

Re: Stone Crab claws: way overrated

While fresh Stones are great, I found fresh Dungeness Crab on the "spit" , in Homer, Alaska to be the best ! flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
April 14th, 2019, 11:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wrong on Chardonnag
Replies: 13
Views: 811

Re: Wrong on Chardonnag

Me TOO!
And we all know Bu3ker can't read nor spell ! [pwn.gif] [snort.gif]
by NED VALOIS
April 14th, 2019, 9:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wrong on Chardonnag
Replies: 13
Views: 811

Re: Wrong on Chardonnag

Alan,
Good one !
by NED VALOIS
April 12th, 2019, 9:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best wines since the beginning of 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 5384

Re: Best wines since the beginning of 2019

2016 SQN Syrah Ratsel
2000 La Mission
2010 Casa Nova di Neri Tenuta Nuova
1986 Ch Margaux
1953 Romanee St Vincent Grivelet
2001 Gaja, Costa Russi
1996 Montrose
2012 Kapcsandy Roberta's Reserve
by NED VALOIS
April 12th, 2019, 11:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's your average spend per Champagne bottle in your collection?
Replies: 71
Views: 2317

Re: What's your average spend per Champagne bottle in your collection?

Cheap Champagne gives me a headache !

Go North of a C-note ! champagne.gif
by NED VALOIS
April 11th, 2019, 8:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 10899
Views: 486441

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

6-2016 Chateau Marquis D'Alesme
6-Catena Zapata White Stones Chard
by NED VALOIS
April 9th, 2019, 9:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Myriad Release today
Replies: 43
Views: 3133

Re: Myriad Release today

In for a few (MUST REDUCE my buying) .
by NED VALOIS
April 7th, 2019, 3:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: This seems a little excessive, no? (UPDATED - it's not)
Replies: 41
Views: 2788

Re: This seems a little excessive, no?

Nate Simon wrote:
April 7th, 2019, 12:31 pm
If I bought a wine that came with this message, it would be the last time I bought from them.
Great , Mo' fer us'uns ! champagne.gif
by NED VALOIS
April 6th, 2019, 9:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Acquisition vs Consumption
Replies: 29
Views: 1679

Re: Acquisition vs Consumption

Are we " Wine Hoarders Anonymous " ?? [scratch.gif] rolleyes
by NED VALOIS
April 6th, 2019, 9:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: This seems a little excessive, no? (UPDATED - it's not)
Replies: 41
Views: 2788

Re: This seems a little excessive, no?

SAY! I LIKE AUBERT AND HAM! I DO! I LIKE THEM, SAM-I-AM! AND I WOULD DRINK THEM IN A BOAT. AND I WOULD DRINK THEM, IN THE RAIN. AND IN THE DARK. AND ON A TRAIN. AND IN A CAR. AND IN A TREE. THEY ARE SO GOOD, SO GOOD, YOU SEE! SO I WILL DRINK THEM IN A BOX. AND I WILL DRINK THEM WITH A FOX. AND I WIL...
by NED VALOIS
April 5th, 2019, 9:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: On-Site vs Off-Site Storage Strategy
Replies: 48
Views: 1685

Re: On-Site vs Off-Site Storage Strategy

Cap your addiction, as I do, by NEVER going off-site to store, therein lies the danger.
I have 3 Eurocaves , an under counter U-Line and a walk-in cellar.
When they are full, like now , it's time to drink, give and party hardy ! [snort.gif]
by NED VALOIS
April 3rd, 2019, 3:00 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: South Florida BYO (Palm Beach, Broward & Miami-Dade Counties)
Replies: 47
Views: 2991

Re: South Florida BYO (Palm Beach, Broward & Miami-Dade Counties)

Warning;
Hillstone/Houstons, at 201 Miracle Mile Coral Gables, has a weird policy of no opened (decanted) wine allowed.
I had a problem there, as did several of my wino friends. [wow.gif]
by NED VALOIS
April 1st, 2019, 8:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How much do you drink
Replies: 54
Views: 2387

Re: How much do you drink

2-3 bottles a week & I share it with Anton's wife too ! neener
by NED VALOIS
March 28th, 2019, 2:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shipping season, when things come home to roost.
Replies: 49
Views: 2273

Re: Shipping season, when things come home to roost.

All, BUT Myriad, and of course Cayuse !

AND Bordeaux FUTURES ! [wow.gif] flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
March 27th, 2019, 3:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow OWC Issues?
Replies: 102
Views: 7501

Re: Scarecrow OWC Issues?

Arrived in good condition .
by NED VALOIS
March 27th, 2019, 9:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Maybach Materium
Replies: 15
Views: 967

Re: TN: 2016 Maybach Materium

Scott.
Thanks. Got one but, Fed Ex messed up delivery and I'm enroute back to the FED EX office for the remainder of the order.
by NED VALOIS
March 27th, 2019, 8:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Maybach Materium
Replies: 15
Views: 967

Re: TN: 2016 Maybach Materium

Do any of you have a phone # for the winery ?
by NED VALOIS
March 26th, 2019, 5:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Oily substance on top of wine?
Replies: 18
Views: 796

Re: Oily substance on top of wine?

Italian ?
Must be EVO ! [snort.gif]
by NED VALOIS
March 26th, 2019, 2:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: More reasons to hate FedEx
Replies: 53
Views: 2020

Re: More reasons to hate FedEx

My home has just become a official " Fed Ex Store" ! [snort.gif] [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
March 26th, 2019, 2:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow OWC Issues?
Replies: 102
Views: 7501

Re: Scarecrow OWC Issues?

blarmston wrote:
March 26th, 2019, 12:21 pm
Mine arrives tomorrow. Along with the Maybach. Giggity...
Me too ! [snort.gif]
by NED VALOIS
March 23rd, 2019, 7:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chateau Latour rereleases the 2008
Replies: 33
Views: 2423

Re: Chateau Latour rereleases the 2008

From my limited experience as I am not wine investor but have stumbled across some amazing returns accidently then cashed in of course AFTER I had tried them at full maturity. one of my best stories was driving an hour and twenty minutes each way and spending 20 minute with a friend who sold me win...
by NED VALOIS
March 16th, 2019, 10:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What wine did you not buy today?
Replies: 70
Views: 3037

Re: What wine did you not buy today?

Ned, sounds like you have tons o juice. When did you start purchasing and has your palate shifted much? Was there a general progression from one style or region to another? Richard, Yes, too much ! I started deeper interest in wine in the early 70's . I always liked wine , but could not buy the bet...
by NED VALOIS
March 16th, 2019, 4:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: When your mother turns 75...
Replies: 31
Views: 1499

Re: When your mother turns 75...

Hold her close !
by NED VALOIS
March 16th, 2019, 10:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: $3000 bottle
Replies: 56
Views: 4390

Re: $3000 bottle

I spoke to him this week. He is a CHARACTER !
by NED VALOIS
March 15th, 2019, 7:57 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: vegetables to accompany cheese and wine (burgundy)
Replies: 9
Views: 396

Re: vegetables to accompany cheese and wine (burgundy)

Sun-Dried Tomatoes.
Mushrooms.
Olives.
Radishes.
by NED VALOIS
March 15th, 2019, 10:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Re - 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Chardonnay Offer
Replies: 48
Views: 3369

Re: Re - 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Chardonnay Offer

Up Date;
Jason <jason@shipcps.com>
1:22 PM (23 minutes ago)
to Will, CPS, me
Hi Will,
Tracking below. Shows delivering today.

639867198088
Cheers!
Jason Martin
Concierge Package Service

707-935-5838
by NED VALOIS
March 14th, 2019, 9:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What wine did you not buy today?
Replies: 70
Views: 3037

Re: What wine did you not buy today?

Richard,
I didn't mention about 8K bottles and I'm a '45 baby !
by NED VALOIS
March 14th, 2019, 3:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What wine did you not buy today?
Replies: 70
Views: 3037

Re: What wine did you not buy today?

Passed on;
Torbreck, Abreu, Dalla Valle, Myriad Syrah, Drinkward Peschon, Switchback, Hobbs, Peter Michael, Beckstoffer, Booker.

TOO MUCH WINE, NO SPACE !

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