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by NED VALOIS
June 18th, 2019, 9:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1975 Vintage: Wine categories with good chances?
Replies: 32
Views: 629

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: 1
Views: 46

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: 534

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: 2036

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: 11092
Views: 495055

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: 2740

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: 712

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: 1653

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: 11092
Views: 495055

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: 112
Views: 6373

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: 2394

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: 2394

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: 1503

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: 435

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: 2172

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: 958

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: 926

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: 926

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: 227

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: 820

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: 44535

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: 1212

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: 44535

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: 44535

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: 44535

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: 1212

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: 457

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: 824

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: 824

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: 6292

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: 1327

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: 814

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: 814

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: 112
Views: 6373

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: 2351

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: 11092
Views: 495055

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: 3139

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: 2795

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: 1684

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: 2795

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: 1710

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: 50
Views: 3218

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: 2414

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: 2293

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: 7537

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: 993

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: 993

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: 799

Re: Oily substance on top of wine?

Italian ?
Must be EVO ! [snort.gif]

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