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by scamhi
January 26th, 2020, 5:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12583
Views: 606825

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2 each
16 Dujac Vosne Beaux Monts
15 Raveneau MdT
16 Raveneau Butteaux
by scamhi
January 25th, 2020, 3:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Schott Zwiesel "Air" Series
Replies: 11
Views: 1031

Re: Schott Zwiesel "Air" Series

Albert R wrote:
January 23rd, 2020, 4:46 pm
I would hold until 1/27. The Grassl is a great glass and Chris offers excellent customer service. I hope Chris offers something like the new tasting glasses. Hint...Hint.....
see post number 2
by scamhi
January 24th, 2020, 11:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12583
Views: 606825

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

6b of 04 Bollinger Grande Annee Rose. I really love rose champagne and already drank a case of this. (reload)
by scamhi
January 23rd, 2020, 7:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top three white Burgundy producers in your cellar
Replies: 104
Views: 4183

Re: Top three white Burgundy producers in your cellar

DeMoor is number 1
Followed very tightly by
Rene and Vincent Dauvissat
Roulot
Raveneau
all almost tied for second
by scamhi
January 23rd, 2020, 7:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Schott Zwiesel "Air" Series
Replies: 11
Views: 1031

Re: Schott Zwiesel "Air" Series

don't know anything about them- they are nice looking. I would wait until after 1/27 to see what glass offers come thru on Berserker day
by scamhi
January 23rd, 2020, 7:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Eric Guido To Join Vinous
Replies: 53
Views: 3261

Re: Eric Guido To Join Vinous

congratulations Eric.
by scamhi
January 23rd, 2020, 6:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12583
Views: 606825

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

just one bottle of 2004 Dom Perignon Rose at a good price
by scamhi
January 21st, 2020, 12:18 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2053
Views: 174198

Re: Steak Porn

Kevin,
I brought the internal temperature in an oven to 115 degrees 265 degree oven and then did a hard sear in an iron pan
by scamhi
January 21st, 2020, 6:26 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2053
Views: 174198

Re: Steak Porn

reverse seared this indoors. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49418956068_b9a3b5431d_z.jpg ----------------- sliced https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49419424651_0897c18d09_z.jpg ----------------- plated with a serious eats recipe of brussels sprouts with shallot, ginger, fish sauce, honey and ...
by scamhi
January 19th, 2020, 7:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Large format
Replies: 32
Views: 1604

Re: Large format

I have 85 mags scattered across all wines. and just one 3L of chablis.
I love opening them for larger groups of 8+ or parties
by scamhi
January 18th, 2020, 3:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1998 Chateau La Conseillante, Pomerol
Replies: 12
Views: 614

Re: TN: 1998 Chateau La Conseillante, Pomerol

love this wine. great note.
by scamhi
January 15th, 2020, 4:00 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Redondo Beach 19 - 26 February
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: Redondo Beach 19 - 26 February

I love Fishing with Dynamite http://www.eatfwd.com/ in Manhattan Beach about a 15min drive from you.
Another place same owners right across the street in Manhattan Beach os MB Post http://eatmbpost.com/
by scamhi
January 12th, 2020, 9:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: your favorite vintages of Chateau Climens
Replies: 35
Views: 1308

Re: your favorite vintages of Chateau Climens

love the 88 Climens
by scamhi
January 10th, 2020, 3:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12583
Views: 606825

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2008 Cathiard Vosne Romanee
Krug NV 168eme
by scamhi
January 5th, 2020, 6:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ok to ship FedEx Ground from east coast to west coast this time of the year?
Replies: 41
Views: 1503

Re: Ok to ship FedEx Ground from east coast to west coast this time of the year?

Had my winebid purchase ship Friday 1/3 to NY via 3 day fedex. Not worried
by scamhi
January 2nd, 2020, 4:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12583
Views: 606825

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

first of 2020
4b 2015 Mousse et Fils, Champagne Special Club Rose de Saignee Brut
by scamhi
December 31st, 2019, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Joseph Drouhin Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches Blanc
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Re: TN: 2002 Joseph Drouhin Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches Blanc

great note. Drouhin Mouches always over performs in both red and white
by scamhi
December 25th, 2019, 12:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: In Memoriam: A Tribute to my best friend, Claudine Kargere
Replies: 52
Views: 2288

Re: In Memoriam: A Tribute to my best friend, Claudine Kargere

Dan this is a very moving tribute to a life cut too short
by scamhi
December 22nd, 2019, 10:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Fantastic Value!"
Replies: 83
Views: 6049

Re: "Fantastic Value!"

Domaine du Fontsainte Gris de Gris Corbieres Rose.
Everything I want in a rose at or under $15.00 a bottle.

Coudert Fleurie Clos de la Roilette Cuvee Tardive- always a beauty and it ages.
approx $24.00
by scamhi
December 20th, 2019, 4:08 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What is on the menu for your big holiday dinner?
Replies: 29
Views: 1043

Re: What is on the menu for your big holiday dinner?



we're doing cassoulet as well.
Starting the duck confit today.
by scamhi
December 19th, 2019, 6:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 red burgundy premier cru..... sucks
Replies: 69
Views: 5611

Re: 2008 red burgundy premier cru..... sucks

Robert Chevillon did very well in 2008.
I also have the Roumier Cras and not touching them for a while
by scamhi
December 17th, 2019, 10:13 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Alt-Rieslingfeier - Sunday, January 26th at Atoboy
Replies: 18
Views: 1374

Re: Alt-Rieslingfeier - Sunday, January 26th at Atoboy

looking forward to this event.
by scamhi
December 12th, 2019, 5:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Tempier 2017 'Pour Lulu'
Replies: 8
Views: 847

Re: TN: Tempier 2017 'Pour Lulu'

and Lulu just celebrated birthday 102! Not touching mine for a few years, How was it on day 2?
by scamhi
December 8th, 2019, 6:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2012 Pierre Peters Les Chetillons BdB
Replies: 8
Views: 1009

Re: 2012 Pierre Peters Les Chetillons BdB

tasted the 2012 Chetillons at the Skurnick Champagne tasting and thought it was great.
Bought a 3 pack at $135.00 a bottle. Opened one of my stash and I thought it improved with air over the 2 hours it was opened.
by scamhi
December 6th, 2019, 8:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12583
Views: 606825

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

RyanC wrote:
December 6th, 2019, 7:36 pm
A couple bottles of 2008 Rayas
I bought a couple too.
by scamhi
December 5th, 2019, 7:02 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Wine pairing with "Angry Crab?"
Replies: 14
Views: 779

Re: Wine pairing with "Angry Crab?"

Namasake would be great too.
by scamhi
December 4th, 2019, 12:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 236
Views: 20723

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

doing it on a Monday is a bad idea. I believe it will hurt sales.
by scamhi
December 2nd, 2019, 2:00 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Your NYC Reccommendations!
Replies: 31
Views: 1768

Re: Your NYC Reccommendations!

Nola,

here's another new hotels with 30% off rooms
https://equinox-hotels.com/nyc/package/ ... -US1222019
by scamhi
December 2nd, 2019, 11:12 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Your NYC Reccommendations!
Replies: 31
Views: 1768

Re: Your NYC Reccommendations!

Nola,

The Redbury Hotel is having a cyber Monday sale.
https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=67 ... mo=CYBER20
by scamhi
December 1st, 2019, 7:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Black Friday Deals
Replies: 78
Views: 7719

Re: Black Friday Deals

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
November 30th, 2019, 7:30 pm
Terrible, generally.
HDH consolidates to my offsite storage at MWC in Clifton NJ. I was quoted $10.00 total for 3 champagne magnums. Of course you must not be in a rush for delivery. YMMV
by scamhi
November 30th, 2019, 9:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Black Friday Deals
Replies: 78
Views: 7719

Re: Black Friday Deals

Carlton McCrindle wrote:
November 30th, 2019, 9:15 am
HDH?
Hart Davis Hart in Chicago
by scamhi
November 30th, 2019, 9:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Black Friday Deals
Replies: 78
Views: 7719

Re: Black Friday Deals

C Chen wrote:
November 29th, 2019, 1:18 pm
scamhi wrote:
November 29th, 2019, 12:20 pm
I "caved" at both HDH and K&L
K&L has Black Friday deals? Whaa?
it wasn't a Black Friday deal it was from an insiders advantage. Price was $46.00 per bottle less than the next wine-searcher pro bottle.
2017 Patrick Piuze Chablis Les Clos $96.99
by scamhi
November 29th, 2019, 12:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Black Friday Deals
Replies: 78
Views: 7719

Re: Black Friday Deals

I "caved" at both HDH and K&L
by scamhi
November 29th, 2019, 12:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A Few Recent Tastes V
Replies: 8
Views: 618

Re: A Few Recent Tastes V

Marc, I loved the note on the 1998 Tempier- delicious wine and seems like it can stay there for a very long time. No signs of decline still both so youthful and complex.
by scamhi
November 21st, 2019, 4:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Patrice Rion Chambolle Musigny
Replies: 6
Views: 530

Re: TN: 2005 Patrice Rion Chambolle Musigny

I am a fan of this producer, their wines still represent good value.
opening 05's is still too soon even at the village level.
by scamhi
November 21st, 2019, 9:19 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Poultry Stuffing specifically TG Turkey.
Replies: 7
Views: 825

Re: Poultry Stuffing specifically TG Turkey.

this is my go to stuffing. it takes some work but it is worth the trouble
https://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/ ... -Stuffing/
by scamhi
November 21st, 2019, 9:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: anybody hear from Vinfolio?
Replies: 23
Views: 2787

Re: anybody hear from Vinfolio?

update: I called the 415 946 1300 and spoke to Sarah Parker. She apologized for the delay. My wine is still pre-arrival and should deliver 2/20 or before.
Fingers crossed
by scamhi
November 20th, 2019, 6:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: anybody hear from Vinfolio?
Replies: 23
Views: 2787

anybody hear from Vinfolio?

I ordered from them in June- 3 bottles of 08 Cristal champagne. I emailed to arrange for shipping Monday morning and got an automatic response that they'll get back to me in 24 hours. Called today and left a voice mail message and emailed. No response yet.
by scamhi
November 20th, 2019, 9:21 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: best easy mashed potatoes recipe?
Replies: 32
Views: 1425

Re: best easy mashed potatoes recipe?

https://www.chefsteps.com/activities/pomme-puree
you can buy now and hold in your wine cellar.
by scamhi
November 16th, 2019, 6:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 5019

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

bought 08 Dom and 08 Cristal. Never owned Cristal before this vintage.
Waiting on Comtes
by scamhi
November 11th, 2019, 6:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rhys Tasting with TNs
Replies: 45
Views: 2824

Re: Rhys Tasting with TNs

was there more than one 750ml bottle of each wine? Mostly one of each. Which I worried wouldn’t work before we started, but with everyone being experienced and conscientious about it and taking just 1.5 ounces or so, plus so many bottles that most people didn’t get to them all, it strangely worked ...
by scamhi
November 11th, 2019, 4:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Costco $550 Belota Iberico
Replies: 64
Views: 4695

Re: Costco $550 Belota Iberico

Michael Bowden wrote:
November 11th, 2019, 2:10 pm
scamhi wrote:
November 11th, 2019, 12:33 pm
Scott G r u n e r wrote:
November 11th, 2019, 9:05 am
Found this one (while heavily branded by one company) to be fairly informative.
Joselito is by far the best branded Iberico ham in Spain.
Cutting takes a very sharp thin knife and skill
While joselito is good - I think that Cinco Jotas is better....
I respectfully disagree.
by scamhi
November 11th, 2019, 4:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rhys Tasting with TNs
Replies: 45
Views: 2824

Re: Rhys Tasting with TNs

was there more than one 750ml bottle of each wine?
by scamhi
November 11th, 2019, 12:33 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Costco $550 Belota Iberico
Replies: 64
Views: 4695

Re: Costco $550 Belota Iberico

Scott G r u n e r wrote:
November 11th, 2019, 9:05 am
Found this one (while heavily branded by one company) to be fairly informative.
Joselito is by far the best branded Iberico ham in Spain.
Cutting takes a very sharp thin knife and skill
by scamhi
November 11th, 2019, 12:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: A Good Week in NYC
Replies: 6
Views: 789

Re: TNs: A Good Week in NYC

fantastic notes. it was a big week in wine for you, glad I attended a couple of those meals
by scamhi
November 9th, 2019, 5:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12583
Views: 606825

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2b 1996 François Pinon Première Trie Vouvray
by scamhi
November 8th, 2019, 11:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Louis Roederer Brut Nature Starck - new vintage out in regular and rose
Replies: 13
Views: 568

Re: Louis Roederer Brut Nature Starck - new vintage out in regular and rose

I was checking the wines being poured at La Fete tomorrow and while I was disappointed to see that Roederer won't be pouring Cristal I was beyond excited to see that they are pouring a 2012 Starck Brut Nature Rose! A quick trip to wine-searcher showed that it is not yet available in the US but alon...
by scamhi
November 6th, 2019, 5:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Paul Pernot et ses Fils Puligny-Montrachet
Replies: 7
Views: 499

Re: TN: 2014 Paul Pernot et ses Fils Puligny-Montrachet

Hi Brian, Thanks for the note. A friend served a bottle of this to a few of us blind recently and guesses were all over the place, ranging from sauvignon blanc to dry riesling. For me, it had an unusual combination of grassiness and waxiness and I alighted on Loire chenin, as much out of confusion ...

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