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by vincentz
September 10th, 2020, 4:35 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Mama's Pecan Pie
Replies: 131
Views: 12721

Re: Mama's Pecan Pie

true genius - yes! your/family recipe is our family recipe and there is so much happiness found and enjoyed with this pie. Wow- I recently made a last-minute commitment to make 6 pies for a charity bake sale. Alas, my local Publix grocery (I like their house brand) had only deep-dish frozen pie shel...
by vincentz
July 10th, 2020, 3:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Clos Rougeard Moving Forward
Replies: 72
Views: 3930

Re: Clos Rougeard Moving Forward

I too am curious of more informed board members to the future of CR going forward. Look forward to replies to Blaine's post.
by vincentz
January 14th, 2020, 8:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Screaming Eagle
Replies: 61
Views: 8272

Re: 2017 Screaming Eagle

back vintage release - so awesome. Wow!
by vincentz
December 3rd, 2019, 8:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 240
Views: 22687

Re: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)

As I missed the CFu caviar, perhaps we will see CFu caviar on BD11. Hell, we may even get some Wagyu and caviar on BD11 – what I am saying.
by vincentz
September 30th, 2019, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is Anyone Buying/Following Kapcsandy?
Replies: 42
Views: 3542

Re: Is Anyone Buying/Following Kapcsandy?

Thanks Fred for clarifying. Appreciated.
by vincentz
September 29th, 2019, 3:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is Anyone Buying/Following Kapcsandy?
Replies: 42
Views: 3542

Re: Is Anyone Buying/Following Kapcsandy?

Please don’t blow me up (folks seem to do so here), is Graeme MacDonald participating in the enterprise now? Thanks for confirming or clarifying/correcting.
by vincentz
September 29th, 2019, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone seen, gotten, or received any 2015 Benetiere yet?
Replies: 403
Views: 24959

Re: Anyone seen, gotten, or received any 2015 Benetiere yet?

I am going to with dlown, as I follow a similar purchasing pattern 4 or 5-6 allowing for enjoy one early and other over time. No self advocating for palate or opinion of value, simply a method allowing for evolution and observation.
by vincentz
May 2nd, 2019, 4:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Huntington Beach store recommendation
Replies: 7
Views: 345

Re: Huntington Beach store recommendation

Another for Hi-Times
by vincentz
March 23rd, 2019, 7:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Team McKenna double lung transplant update.
Replies: 35
Views: 2620

Re: Double lung transplant fundraiser for my friend! Any help is appreciated!!

Done. Best to Jen and her family.
No tickets for me.
by vincentz
January 26th, 2019, 2:54 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Flannery Beef!
Replies: 82
Views: 7704

Re: Flannery Beef!

In again - NY strip combo.
by vincentz
January 7th, 2019, 9:47 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 10 (as featured in Forbes!) Master Thread - MASSIVE RECORDS SET!!!
Replies: 219
Views: 22962

Re: BerserkerDay 10 Master Thread - FAQ/Info/Discussion

cjsavino wrote:
January 6th, 2019, 6:35 pm
Well I hear this year your will be able to breed your own cattle for Bryan to dry age for you to your liking, sort of a beef futures campaign
Now that is the funniest thing I have read (and hopeful it is the truth as well)... champagne.gif
by vincentz
December 29th, 2018, 7:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A Week in Northern Rhone 12/18 - From CT
Replies: 23
Views: 1572

Re: A Week in Northern Rhone 12/18 - From CT

Excellent. Thanks for sharing.
by vincentz
December 21st, 2018, 3:31 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: 150th tabasco
Replies: 65
Views: 4377

Re: 150th tabasco

Got six - thanks for the heads up. Look forward to using with NYE Gumbo.
by vincentz
November 28th, 2018, 10:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Iron Gate Wine (Buffalo)
Replies: 19
Views: 1430

Re: Iron Gate Wine (Buffalo)

I have a small order in and will report my fulfillment experience by end of next week. Hopeful all is above board and goes as planned. Communication thus far, since the order, is high quality.
by vincentz
November 1st, 2018, 11:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1482
Views: 90123

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Neal.Mollen wrote:
October 31st, 2018, 12:00 pm
LOL, no purchases T-Day. Or T-morrow!
I too try and try and try to do this each day... Yet, they get me, or at least I respond as quickly as I am able to offers requesting to buy. Most times (saving grace) - I didn’t get “the wine.” [truce.gif]
by vincentz
October 6th, 2018, 2:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Question on aging kabinetts and sulphur
Replies: 46
Views: 1269

Re: Question on aging kabinetts and sulphur

Love the technical discussion. Thanks all.
Have been adding Riesling, slowly, to my collection and this thread is helping me understand ability/opportunity to age.
by vincentz
September 21st, 2018, 4:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1482
Views: 90123

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Old Italian cellar from yesterday was impressive. Wow!
by vincentz
September 17th, 2018, 2:25 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Lyon
Replies: 55
Views: 4314

Re: Lyon

Enjoyed Lyon two June ago with friends. Our adventures through the city and dining were exceptional.
A find, at the time, for us and remains dear is Wee-An (wine bar, bistro). The address is 7 rue de la Part-Dieu 69003.
by vincentz
June 27th, 2018, 3:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bern’s Recommendations
Replies: 16
Views: 1747

Bern’s Recommendations

.nuf eniw fo gnineve tnellecxe na rof etadommocca ylerus nac eH .tegdub dna eniw fo epyt ,elyts derised ruoy gnirahs ,darB gnitcatnoc ylpmis no 1+
by vincentz
June 9th, 2018, 9:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Jailbreak Brewery restaurant opening SQN wine dinner with Justin Bonner
Replies: 9
Views: 1354

TN: Jailbreak Brewery restaurant opening SQN wine dinner with Justin Bonner

Congrats Justin! Amazing evening and thanks for sharing the experience/notes with us here.
by vincentz
June 9th, 2018, 9:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your ten most influential wines
Replies: 154
Views: 12356

Your ten most influential wines

A few come to mind. There are others to round out 10. 1974 and 1976 Latour, and 1976 Lafite, in 1995. All three wines were first for me, in Bordeaux and I did not know the significance of these two producers/ three wines at the time. I do recall my father and his friends saying, “wow, small pour!” o...
by vincentz
April 6th, 2018, 5:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Two afternoon Champagnes with Fried Chicken
Replies: 8
Views: 806

TNs: Two afternoon Champagnes with Fried Chicken

Love Champagne with Fried Chicken. In fact, one of my Mothers favorites (New Orleanian). Great notes- thank you.
by vincentz
February 2nd, 2018, 9:45 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Super Bowl "epicurean" must-haves???
Replies: 40
Views: 1817

Super Bowl "epicurean" must-haves???

Central Grocery Muffaletta and beef tamales
1999 Spottswoode Estate in MAG
2004 Lopez de Heredia “Vina Tondonia" Reserva
by vincentz
May 18th, 2017, 1:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Help identifying this decanter
Replies: 27
Views: 1853

Help identifying this decanter

That is fine looking decanter for sure.

Wow- now you have me looking to add, yet another not necessarily needed, decanter to my collection. Wife thanks you too... LOL.

Seriously thank you as this is a fine piece of serving art.
by vincentz
April 7th, 2017, 2:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berns here I come!
Replies: 17
Views: 1722

Berns here I come!

R M Kriete wrote:Call ahead (ask for Brad) and give him your budget and what you would like to explore. Much better than trying to cherry pick through the ENORMOUS wine list.
+1
by vincentz
March 31st, 2017, 10:25 am
Forum: BerserkerDay VIII (January 27, 2017)
Topic: Franny Beck: Don't miss out on limited wines! Shipping included! We accept CC's & PayPal!
Replies: 50
Views: 5117

Franny Beck: Don't miss out on limited wines! Shipping included! We accept CC's & PayPal!

Received my case. Excited to try these wines.
Has someone tried the wines yet and offer tasting notes?
by vincentz
February 15th, 2017, 2:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: La Tour d'Argent and Roumier
Replies: 48
Views: 4667

La Tour d'Argent and Roumier

A tough decision.
by vincentz
January 27th, 2017, 3:23 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay VIII (January 27, 2017)
Topic: Franny Beck: Don't miss out on limited wines! Shipping included! We accept CC's & PayPal!
Replies: 50
Views: 5117

Franny Beck: Don't miss out on limited wines! Shipping included! We accept CC's & PayPal!

Portfolio for me. Just finished reading AM review of the 2014 WV. Reads deliciously.
Thanks Micheal and crew. Appreciated for the generous discounted offer.
by vincentz
January 6th, 2017, 7:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retailer check -NY Wine Warehouse
Replies: 23
Views: 2009

Retailer check -NY Wine Warehouse

Highly recommend Geoff Troy's shop. Absolutely appropriate temp inside and amazing selection (in my opinion).
by vincentz
December 24th, 2016, 11:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What wines are you puling for Xmas dinner?
Replies: 76
Views: 4532

What wines are you puling for Xmas dinner?

Amazing wines and food for Christmas are listed here... Enjoy all.
Merry Christmas.
by vincentz
December 19th, 2016, 7:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What wines are you puling for Xmas dinner?
Replies: 76
Views: 4532

What wines are you puling for Xmas dinner?

I am going to go with a few that were in the “way way back of the cellar” and a recent Bojo. Grilling (low/slow) Porchetta – 2002 and 2003 Saxum Broken Stones Venison (oven) with root vegetables – 2005 Paul Lato Solomon Pinot Gumbo (Gumbo with chicken, smoke sausage and andouille – 2015 Dutraive Boj...
by vincentz
October 31st, 2016, 3:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would you order a bottle of wine at Berns that you have lots of at home, just because you like it?
Replies: 32
Views: 1660

Would you order a bottle of wine at Berns that you have lots of at home, just because you like it?

I am on the side of probably not. Unless: my bottle was difficult/near impossible to retrieve, Brad or another Somm highly recommended it as part of "here's my budget and pick 3-4 (multiple bottles) of 375s or 750s that are in prime drinking window" and I was curious and decided to keep it in the li...
by vincentz
October 9th, 2016, 1:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine fraud movie: "Sour Grapes"
Replies: 129
Views: 15634

Wine fraud movie: "Sour Grapes"

Jonathan H wrote:Hi Maureen,

Where in Calgary is the film playing on November 1st and 2nd? I can't seem to find the venue.
+1

Would enjoy opportunity to listen to the lecture.
by vincentz
September 22nd, 2016, 6:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retailer Check- Nebuchadnezzar (Wine Commune)?
Replies: 0
Views: 159

Retailer Check- Nebuchadnezzar (Wine Commune)?

All feedback from board members appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

Vin
by vincentz
September 20th, 2016, 7:53 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Best spicy bloody mary mix?
Replies: 21
Views: 1348

Best spicy bloody mary mix?

Zing Zang and add Tabasco Reserve - delicious
by vincentz
September 20th, 2016, 4:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MACDONALD on 9/20/16
Replies: 153
Views: 11332

MACDONALD on 9/20/16

Peter Petersen wrote:
Glenn L e v i n e wrote:Stan do you want to pass and sell off your 3-pack? I know folks who desire additional bottles.
No kidding!
No kidding- No kidding... [welldone.gif]
by vincentz
August 30th, 2016, 11:52 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: 20K For 1 Bottle Of Whiskey!
Replies: 24
Views: 2151

20K For 1 Bottle Of Whiskey!

Thanks Scott for the reply and details above.
by vincentz
August 18th, 2016, 5:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lunch at Bouley: Australian truffles and some gorgeous wines.
Replies: 8
Views: 819

Lunch at Bouley: Australian truffles and some gorgeous wines.

Wow- closing a landmark.
Enjoyed NY meal 2016 and it was truly epic dining and wine experience.
by vincentz
August 18th, 2016, 5:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Figeac 1998 (newb note- disregard)
Replies: 2
Views: 421

Figeac 1998 (newb note- disregard)

Figeac 1998- Mushroom on the nose, toasted blackberry perhaps some red fruits as well on palate at the start. Vibrant on opening. Coffee in the background (mid to back palate) but it lessened over slow ox. Acid balance is here. After 1hr blackberry currant were just dazzling. Delightful and truly a ...
by vincentz
August 18th, 2016, 8:50 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Inherited collection
Replies: 35
Views: 5492

Inherited collection

Alan- how did the bottle look from the picture sent to you? Any thoughts? Vin As I said before. I am a new member here and can't post photos. I sent one to Alan, so maybe he could post it in here. Or I could send them to you guys and y'all could post them. I joined this forum to get good advice, and...
by vincentz
August 17th, 2016, 6:22 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: 20K For 1 Bottle Of Whiskey!
Replies: 24
Views: 2151

20K For 1 Bottle Of Whiskey!

Scott- notes from the 16yo Hirsch? Will appreciate them as I just took a bottle out of cellar- considering opening it up for a pinch or two. Thanks in advance.
by vincentz
August 14th, 2016, 6:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Vogue 1990 and Faiveley 1993 Musigny
Replies: 20
Views: 1054

TN: Vogue 1990 and Faiveley 1993 Musigny

Thanks for the notes. Great to read the experience on a pair of Moose.
by vincentz
August 13th, 2016, 2:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FREE FROM DIAPER DUTY, I'M BACK!! TIME FOR SOME UNICORN BLOOD JUICE (72 Dujac Ech)
Replies: 27
Views: 2171

FREE FROM DIAPER DUTY, I'M BACK!! TIME FOR SOME UNICORN BLOOD JUICE (72 Dujac Ech)

Wow- epic line up. You rolled hard thug. Get down like that...
by vincentz
July 23rd, 2016, 7:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Need board assistance: who shipped to me?
Replies: 20
Views: 1911

Need board assistance: who shipped to me?

Wait 3 bottles of PYCM weigh 36lbs? Double Mags?
by vincentz
July 16th, 2016, 9:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Santa Barbara County/South Coast Wine Are You Drinking?
Replies: 115
Views: 7720

What Santa Barbara County/South Coast Wine Are You Drinking?

12 Mail Road Pinot Carmel- delicious wine with balance of fruits (raspberry most prominent) and acid. Air for an hour or so, then enjoyed over 2-2.5 while keeping cool. The flavors of raspberry maintained, earth came in and nose gave off some rose aroma. Happy to have 1 more for 2018/19.
by vincentz
July 15th, 2016, 7:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Petite Sirah is pretty boring
Replies: 94
Views: 5009

Petite Sirah is pretty boring

I am a big fan of Renquist "R" PS- recently had a 2010 and the wine was delicious with no doubt copious fruit, and the acidity was here.
by vincentz
July 14th, 2016, 1:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why are folks penalized for not buying a full allocation?
Replies: 69
Views: 3875

Why are folks penalized for not buying a full allocation?

I have never taken a full allocation from any mailing list and have never been dropped. Allocations continue to increase. There is an absurd amount of wine out there to buy. The idea of scarcity is all marketing. I am about to stop buying Rousseau- what I can I replace it with that is as good ? ser...

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