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by RCarbain
April 17th, 2019, 2:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is the level of fervor is uneven: old world versus new world palates...
Replies: 161
Views: 4123

Re: Why is the level of fervor is uneven: old world versus new world palates...

I consider myself to have an OW palate, but do agree that those who prefer OW tend to be more divisive in tasting notes, etc. That said, Twitter has taught me a whole lot about noise vacuums. I wouldn't be too surprised if you hung out at a wine shop for a day, you'd see see the exact opposite. My S...
by RCarbain
April 5th, 2019, 1:45 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Jersey City and Northern NJ
Replies: 222
Views: 21322

Re: Jersey City and Northern NJ

I'm a fan of Corto in Jersey City: https://www.cortojc.com. You may want to bring stems (they serve in bcaro style glasses) but a small changing menu of fresh-made pastas and proteins. The owner has their own salumeria so the meat and cheese plates are usually quite good as well.
by RCarbain
April 5th, 2019, 11:08 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Are wine aerators necessary or just a nice accessory?
Replies: 27
Views: 5288

Re: Are wine aerators necessary or just a nice accessory?

I can taste a side-by-side difference on pop and pours. The must handy use of the aerator for me is the sieve that comes with the Vinturi. Especially helpful for when you get a little cork in the bottle.
by RCarbain
February 25th, 2019, 1:38 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Tuscany
Replies: 35
Views: 1400

Re: Tuscany

You'll be quite close to Siena so it's an easy day trip. Montalcino is about an hour away, and if you wanted to book some wine tours/tastings, Altesino in is quite accessible. We found Montalcino to be less flooded than many of the cities we visited and really enjoyed dinner at Hotel Giglio. Perhaps...
by RCarbain
January 27th, 2019, 8:42 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Liquid Farm - BD10 Offerings
Replies: 42
Views: 3125

Re: Liquid Farm - BD10 Offerings

Shipping issue resolved and I just picked up a Launch Pad and The Dark Side. Thanks!
by RCarbain
January 27th, 2019, 8:08 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Liquid Farm - BD10 Offerings
Replies: 42
Views: 3125

Re: Liquid Farm - BD10 Offerings

I’m having same problem as Gil with shipping costs.
by RCarbain
January 26th, 2018, 12:17 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Sandler Rolls Back the Prices, 33% Savings on 4 Packs!
Replies: 68
Views: 3389

Sandler Rolls Back the Prices, 33% Savings on 4 Packs!

Bought one of each. Still sitting on my cab from last year - might have to give it a try this weekend! Thanks for the continued stunning deals.

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