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by NED VALOIS
February 16th, 2019, 1:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TSA lifted wine from checked luggage
Replies: 27
Views: 1291

Re: TSA lifted wine from checked luggage

I worked 11 yrs at Miami International. NEVER EVER leave anything of high value in a checked bag. The back ramps and particularly the bellies (luggage compartment) of aircraft are crime zones and virtually impossible to effectively surveil.
by NED VALOIS
February 15th, 2019, 9:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Upcoming Realm Release
Replies: 85
Views: 5654

Re: Upcoming Realm Release

Realm Cellars

Your Granted Wish Requests
2 2016 Houyi (750mL)
by NED VALOIS
February 13th, 2019, 6:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Double decant question
Replies: 32
Views: 839

Re: Double decant question

I would say that oxygen in the bottle would continue the opening of the wine some, but not to a great extent .
by NED VALOIS
February 13th, 2019, 2:45 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: WAGYU ON SALE
Replies: 9
Views: 396

Re: WAGYU ON SALE

by NED VALOIS
February 13th, 2019, 11:58 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: WAGYU ON SALE
Replies: 9
Views: 396

Re: WAGYU ON SALE

I'LL ADVISE end of the month.
by NED VALOIS
February 13th, 2019, 10:56 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: WAGYU ON SALE
Replies: 9
Views: 396

WAGYU ON SALE

D'Artagnan Order
ITEMS IN YOUR ORDER Wagyu Beef Ribeye, Boneless Wagyu Beef Ribeye, Boneless [wow.gif] [wow.gif]

FOR ONE OF MY SON IN LAW'S BIRTHDAY ! [cheers.gif]

Item#: FBWRI001
Fresh / 15-18 lb avg
Price: $449.99
Quantity: 1
ITEM TOTAL: $449.99
by NED VALOIS
February 12th, 2019, 9:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 10187
Views: 451033

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Dozen '08 Veuve Grande Dame
6 Rivers Marie Chards
by NED VALOIS
February 12th, 2019, 9:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Re - 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Chardonnay Offer
Replies: 29
Views: 1675

Re: Re - 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Chardonnay Offer

In for a mixed 6 !
by NED VALOIS
February 12th, 2019, 9:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is out of state retailer charging me their states sales tax?
Replies: 20
Views: 941

Re: Why is out of state retailer charging me their states sales tax?

On Zackys' auction; **Due to the recent Supreme Court ruling on sales tax, unless customer purchases are being shipped out of the country, Zachys will now collect appropriate sales tax on all orders delivered in states where Zachys is licensed or hold permits, regardless of where customers are shipp...
by NED VALOIS
February 6th, 2019, 11:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Bryant Family Allocation
Replies: 4
Views: 466

Re: 2016 Bryant Family Allocation

+1
by NED VALOIS
February 5th, 2019, 4:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AG scores for Napa 2016 Part 1
Replies: 65
Views: 5976

Re: AG scores for Napa 2016 Part 1

Jeb Dunnuck - gave the '15 Kapcsandy GV 100 , Lisa Brown (WA) gave the '15 Kapcsandy GV 99 .
Dunnuck gave the '15 Kap Estate 97, Brown gave the same 95 . [scratch.gif]
by NED VALOIS
February 5th, 2019, 10:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Should I buy lesser ‘16 Bords?
Replies: 74
Views: 2574

Re: Should I buy lesser ‘16 Bords?

Yes !
I did, and in 3 liters and Maggies.
by NED VALOIS
February 5th, 2019, 10:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Upcoming Realm Release
Replies: 85
Views: 5654

Re: Upcoming Realm Release

In, Lite !
by NED VALOIS
February 4th, 2019, 11:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Peter Michael vs Aubert
Replies: 29
Views: 1724

Re: Peter Michael vs Aubert

Aubert, but which one : Lauren is my fav !
by NED VALOIS
February 3rd, 2019, 2:47 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Steak Knife Recommendations
Replies: 22
Views: 1487

Re: Steak Knife Recommendations

FYI To whoever inquired, from the knife maker (Salter Fine Cutlery) :
"There was a member wanting to know who made the knives they use at The Grill in New York City. Those are also made by Gregg and are R2 powder metal die steel."
by NED VALOIS
February 3rd, 2019, 11:06 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Steak Knife Recommendations
Replies: 22
Views: 1487

Re: Steak Knife Recommendations

Steak knives;
I ordered a set of 12 & carving set in Curly Koa wood/Ebony Bolsters & Japanese Damascus pattern stainless (VG10 & powder metal die steel ,Yu Kurosaki of Takefu, Japan), with presentation box.
Due in late Spring. [cheers.gif] flirtysmile

https://salterfinecutlery.com/
by NED VALOIS
January 28th, 2019, 12:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserker Day 10...what'd ya get?
Replies: 204
Views: 7275

Re: Berserker Day 10...what'd ya get?

IN WHO'S CHEEK IS THY TONGUE ? [wow.gif] [snort.gif]
by NED VALOIS
January 28th, 2019, 12:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserker Day 10...what'd ya get?
Replies: 204
Views: 7275

Re: Berserker Day 10...what'd ya get?

COFFEE !
by NED VALOIS
January 24th, 2019, 6:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Maybach on Deck
Replies: 66
Views: 5094

Re: Maybach on Deck

Wish list granted.
by NED VALOIS
January 22nd, 2019, 8:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mondavi Reserve 1974 in Mag
Replies: 18
Views: 684

Re: Mondavi Reserve 1974 in Mag

The 750's are still good, had one a few months back & still have 6+. [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
January 22nd, 2019, 1:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Maybach on Deck
Replies: 66
Views: 5094

Re: Maybach on Deck

"In like Flynn" ! [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
January 18th, 2019, 4:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Spring Release
Replies: 74
Views: 4650

Re: Aubert Spring Release

Many are sold out.
by NED VALOIS
January 17th, 2019, 10:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Spring Release
Replies: 74
Views: 4650

Re: Aubert Spring Release

On the list since 2006 vintage.
Now get about 5 cases. [cheers.gif] flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
January 15th, 2019, 9:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Spring Release
Replies: 74
Views: 4650

Re: Aubert Spring Release

Tell them, I did !
by NED VALOIS
January 15th, 2019, 6:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Outpost - who's buying?
Replies: 35
Views: 2547

Re: Outpost - who's buying?

Order in 6:30 AM !
by NED VALOIS
January 14th, 2019, 8:33 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: .
Replies: 4
Views: 594

Re: FS: Maybach Allocation @ Cost and shipped direct incl 2016 Cabs

Amoenus comes in Mag ?
by NED VALOIS
January 14th, 2019, 10:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Spring Release
Replies: 74
Views: 4650

Re: Aubert Spring Release

Priority ! (BUT give them a call and I think you can score )






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by NED VALOIS
January 14th, 2019, 8:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Spring Release
Replies: 74
Views: 4650

Re: Aubert Spring Release

In gargantuan !
by NED VALOIS
January 13th, 2019, 9:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Spring Release
Replies: 74
Views: 4650

Re: Aubert Spring Release

And open tomorrow ! flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
January 13th, 2019, 9:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Supreme Court May Change the Way You Buy Wine
Replies: 46
Views: 2716

The Supreme Court May Change the Way You Buy Wine

By Eric Asimov

Jan. 10, 2019
...The justices will hear oral arguments in a contentious case involving whether consumers can order from out-of-state wine shops. ...



https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/10/dini ... sales.html
by NED VALOIS
January 13th, 2019, 7:50 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Australia in March
Replies: 8
Views: 241

Re: Australia in March

Does "TOPLESS BEACHES" make it all worthwhile ????? neener flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
January 13th, 2019, 6:37 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Australia in March
Replies: 8
Views: 241

Re: Australia in March

SURFER'S PARADISE !!!! (Beaches,Casinos,Beaches) MUST SEE !

https://www.google.com/destination?q=su ... 0wMi0wMyAC
by NED VALOIS
January 11th, 2019, 9:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Spring Release
Replies: 74
Views: 4650

Re: Aubert Spring Release

JohnP wrote:
January 9th, 2019, 8:07 pm
Scott Fitzgerald wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 7:55 pm
IMO, they're a step up from Kistler.
Totally agree, but I'd say two steps up from Kistler. Not much better than Aubert in CA.
If you find one better ,please give it up ! flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
January 11th, 2019, 2:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Termite Tenting and Wine Storage
Replies: 28
Views: 894

Re: Termite Tenting and Wine Storage

FOR Once (Maybe twice) Anton & I agree ! [winner.gif]

PS Moving 8,000 bottles would be a major PITA ! [swoon.gif]
by NED VALOIS
January 10th, 2019, 6:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Termite Tenting and Wine Storage
Replies: 28
Views: 894

Re: Termite Tenting and Wine Storage

See post #4;Talk to your termite person .
I did it last year & seems to have worked .
by NED VALOIS
January 10th, 2019, 5:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Termite Tenting and Wine Storage
Replies: 28
Views: 894

Re: Termite Tenting and Wine Storage

Relax !
Have you thought of spot treatment ?
by NED VALOIS
January 9th, 2019, 9:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Outpost - who's buying?
Replies: 35
Views: 2547

Re: Outpost - who's buying?

See post #10
by NED VALOIS
January 9th, 2019, 4:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Spring Release
Replies: 74
Views: 4650

Re: Aubert Spring Release

I would not advertise that !
by NED VALOIS
January 9th, 2019, 7:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Outpost - who's buying?
Replies: 35
Views: 2547

Re: Outpost - who's buying?

Purchasing Outpost Wines, located near to Angwin in the Howell Mountain area of Napa Valley, has seen AXA Millésimes achieve a long-term ambition, according to its MD, Christian Seely. ‘We have been looking to make an acquisition in Napa Valley for some time,’ he said, announcing the deal to buy Out...
by NED VALOIS
January 7th, 2019, 2:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Spring Release
Replies: 74
Views: 4650

Re: Aubert Spring Release

Don't buy !

Save 'em all for me !!!!

(They are my go to white for any great occasion !)
by NED VALOIS
January 7th, 2019, 11:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: If I had to limit my buying to 10 producers ....
Replies: 241
Views: 9385

Re: If I had to limit my buying to 10 producers ....

AUBERT
VEUVE GD
MYRIAD
DOMINUS
MAYBACH
HAUT BRION
LATOUR
CHAVE
ABREU
ZIND HUMBRECHT
by NED VALOIS
January 7th, 2019, 6:30 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Favorite Paprika, anyone?
Replies: 17
Views: 568

Re: Favorite Paprika, anyone?

Jay,
I received a gift from Lou Kapcsandy of the Szeged ,he's Hungarian ,so I'd guess he knows the best ? [bow.gif]

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