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by NED VALOIS
July 20th, 2019, 7:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: EuroCave versus Vino Temp Cooler unit - any thoughts or experience to determine?
Replies: 36
Views: 1409

Re: EuroCave versus Vino Temp Cooler unit - any thoughts or experience to determine?

William, Whatever you are thinking, get one size bigger ! That is the usual recommendations from all of us here ! Best of luck. I have 3 Eurocaves (6' X 3' X3' , one is a "Confort Duo")) plus a 60 bottle under counter U-line in kitchen and a walk-in refrigerated cellar underground. The Confort Duo (...
by NED VALOIS
July 19th, 2019, 6:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Help a newbie with 2016 BDX in the ~$50-$75 range
Replies: 46
Views: 1894

Re: Help a newbie with 2016 BDX in the ~$50-$75 range

Bought; (MOST IN 3 LT & MAGS)
16 Figeac
Brane Cantenac
LL CASES
LABEGORE
FLEUR CARDINALE
L POYFERRE
DUHART MILON ROTHSCHILD
MALESCOT ST EXUPERY
PAVIE-MACQUIN
GRAND PUY-LACOSTE
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PS THINKING OF SON/DAUGHTERS, SONS IN LAW & GRAND KIDS ~!
by NED VALOIS
July 18th, 2019, 7:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is there a lead concern with neck foil?
Replies: 19
Views: 727

Re: Is there a lead concern with neck foil?

I heard your "pencil" may need it ? [wow.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 16th, 2019, 9:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Rivers Marie Cab release
Replies: 79
Views: 4647

Re: 2017 Rivers Marie Cab release

DITTO
by NED VALOIS
July 16th, 2019, 9:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SAXUM OPEN
Replies: 21
Views: 1790

SAXUM OPEN

IN ! [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 15th, 2019, 7:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you break today?
Replies: 14
Views: 579

Re: What bottle of wine did you break today?

Glen,
If you have broken bottles with the cork still in , you may get a replacement from the wine merchant.
Try it !
by NED VALOIS
July 13th, 2019, 10:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: EuroCave versus Vino Temp Cooler unit - any thoughts or experience to determine?
Replies: 36
Views: 1409

Re: Hisense Cooler unit - any knowledge or experience?

Bill,
Loosen up!
Dance to the music, even if none is playing ! champagne.gif [drinkers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 13th, 2019, 10:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne Christophe Baron
Replies: 56
Views: 3419

Re: Champagne Christophe Baron

Already on WS for $400
by NED VALOIS
July 13th, 2019, 7:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Okay, what’s the next HOT wine?
Replies: 57
Views: 2730

Re: Okay, what’s the next HOT wine?

In Miami, it's the one UPS delivers in their Big Brown OVEN ! [snort.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 11th, 2019, 9:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11247
Views: 510213

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Aubert '17 Hudson Chards, '18 Aubert Sonoma Chards &'18 Aubert Russian River Chards flirtysmile
by NED VALOIS
July 10th, 2019, 2:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 18 lobsters hanging on the wall..
Replies: 47
Views: 2234

Re: 18 lobsters hanging on the wall..

EHeffner wrote:
July 10th, 2019, 12:16 pm
I’m going to the Palm in Bal Harbour on saturday. Summer special is for 2 people at $109, you get a 4lb lobster, two apps, and one side. Now if their corkage fee wasn’t $35, I’d be deliberating what to bring!

Jealous of your above “massacre”
4 lb each or share ?

NEVER Mind , I found out; Share
by NED VALOIS
July 7th, 2019, 9:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone up for 200% new oak
Replies: 27
Views: 1539

Re: Anyone up for 200% new oak

"THE TODD" ! [snort.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 7th, 2019, 11:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NAPAleon complex
Replies: 12
Views: 1069

Re: NAPAleon complex

Scott,
Good on you ! [cheers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
July 5th, 2019, 9:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone opening good wine for the 4th, or is it a beer day ?
Replies: 56
Views: 1752

Re: Anyone opening good wine for the 4th, or is it a beer day ?

2013 Myriad Dr Crane
2014 Becklyn Reserve
2018 Rivers-Marie Sav Blanc
by NED VALOIS
July 3rd, 2019, 6:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10577
Views: 352698

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2018 Riverrain Sav Blanc
by NED VALOIS
June 29th, 2019, 3:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10577
Views: 352698

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Last night; 2013 Aubert Lauren; WONDERFUL !
by NED VALOIS
June 28th, 2019, 11:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Nice deal on Laguiole en Aubrac corkscrews at Drop
Replies: 32
Views: 1314

Re: Nice deal on Laguiole en Aubrac corkscrews at Drop

FYI:
We expect your order to ship by Tue Jul 09 2019. While you wait for it to arrive, you can join the discussion.
by NED VALOIS
June 21st, 2019, 9:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Any good Chardonnay deals out there?
Replies: 29
Views: 1594

Re: Any good Chardonnay deals out there?

Aubert to open July11th !! [drinkers.gif]
by NED VALOIS
June 19th, 2019, 3:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne Christophe Baron
Replies: 56
Views: 3419

Re: Champagne Christophe Baron

I'll try most anything; In for one.
by NED VALOIS
June 18th, 2019, 9:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1975 Vintage: Wine categories with good chances?
Replies: 32
Views: 1101

Re: 1975 Vintage: Wine categories with good chances?

Richard Albert wrote:
June 18th, 2019, 7:17 am
I would look at Sauterne, many are still excellent and YQ, well amazing.
+1
by NED VALOIS
June 18th, 2019, 9:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carter wine to buy
Replies: 15
Views: 1043

Re: Which Carter wine to buy

3 og ;good GTO :better ?
by NED VALOIS
June 14th, 2019, 8:42 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Dads: what's your Father's Day dinner this year?
Replies: 20
Views: 1157

Re: Dads: what's your Father's Day dinner this year?

One pound+ Maine Lobster tails
Standing Rib Roast (new oven)
by NED VALOIS
June 5th, 2019, 8:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 400YR Old Wine Goes Up For Auction
Replies: 25
Views: 2386

Re: 400YR Old Wine Goes Up For Auction

Infanticide !
WAY Too young ! [wow.gif]
by NED VALOIS
June 4th, 2019, 8:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11247
Views: 510213

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

'16 Myriad Elysian 3 liter
Becklyn-4-18 SAv Blanc, 2-17 Hopper,2-17 Becklyn Reserve, 4-17 Pangkarra
by NED VALOIS
June 4th, 2019, 11:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone tried the 2017 Becklyns yet?
Replies: 35
Views: 3012

Re: Anyone tried the 2017 Becklyns yet?

In for a dozen.
by NED VALOIS
June 2nd, 2019, 12:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Red Wine Pairs Best with Gator?
Replies: 22
Views: 812

Re: What Red Wine Pairs Best with Gator?

Flawed Question, It's white meat !! [pwn.gif] [snort.gif]
by NED VALOIS
May 31st, 2019, 12:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Father's day wine 2019? Help me 'wow' dad with a monster Cali cab
Replies: 47
Views: 1882

Re: Father's day wine 2019? Help me 'wow' dad with a monster Cali cab

MACDONALD !!!
OR;
Myriad Elysian
Kapcsandy GV
Maybach
Carter GTO
Abreu Thoravilos
Phelps Backus
1992 La Jota 11th Anniversary
Insignia
Karl Lawrence Reserve Herb Lamb
by NED VALOIS
May 24th, 2019, 8:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11247
Views: 510213

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Big Potts !
by NED VALOIS
May 23rd, 2019, 7:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best wines since the beginning of 2019
Replies: 117
Views: 7254

Re: Best wines since the beginning of 2019

NickRut wrote:
May 23rd, 2019, 4:08 pm
B. Buzzini wrote:
May 23rd, 2019, 3:34 pm
Funny...three wines so far I scored 98pts...

2008 Dom Perignon Legacy
2008 Dom Perignon Reg
1969 Dom Perignon

champagne.gif

Noticing a trend...
MAYBE HE'S "IN A RUT" ? [snort.gif]
by NED VALOIS
May 16th, 2019, 9:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: OOPS! Diner gets wrong wine £4500 le Pin
Replies: 32
Views: 2521

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: 2521

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: 1703

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: 558

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: 2554

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: 32
Views: 1314

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: 963

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: 963

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: 326

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: 836

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: 46932

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: 1288

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: 46932

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: 46932

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: 46932

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: 1288

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: 487

Re: EuroCave question

Be careful not to overload the unit ,as the weight will force the sides out & create similar problems.

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