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by scamhi
January 10th, 2021, 4:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2286
Views: 258325

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

my last shipment from wine.com to Florida was shipped from Berkley CA.
Vogue and Rouget
by scamhi
January 10th, 2021, 12:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Horrible news about a Berserker - Frank Drew, RIP
Replies: 145
Views: 8934

Re: Horrible news about a Berserker - Frank Drew, RIP

so sorry to hear of this tragic senseless end of Frank's life.
Rest in peace.
by scamhi
January 9th, 2021, 1:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Order from NY to ship to CA?
Replies: 14
Views: 596

Re: Order from NY to ship to CA?

Empire State of Wine is what I am talking about
by scamhi
January 9th, 2021, 1:26 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Everyday dinnerware recommendation needed
Replies: 43
Views: 1808

Re: Everyday dinnerware recommendation needed

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote: March 30th, 2018, 10:09 pm http://www.heathceramics.com

Not cheap but indestructible and fantastic. Lots of high end restaurants use their plates and bowls.
love these plates/bowls.
by scamhi
January 9th, 2021, 1:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Order from NY to ship to CA?
Replies: 14
Views: 596

Re: Order from NY to ship to CA?

I have bought from Empire a few times always with good service and prompt delivery. the owner is French
by scamhi
January 6th, 2021, 7:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How long can you go till you buy wine in 2021?
Replies: 184
Views: 6578

Re: How long can you go till you buy wine in 2021?

Buzz is already out. I’m holding steady so far though tempted twice. Confess in this thread when your holdout breaks and you succumb to your first 2021 purchase. First purchase January 2nd. A wine searcher alert showed up- I tend to purchase these alerts if the pricing is reasonable. 2000 Robert Ch...
by scamhi
January 5th, 2021, 10:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Consumption in 2020
Replies: 46
Views: 2039

Re: Consumption in 2020

my 2020 consumption was up.
I don't think we missed a day without wine although for us only at dinner and rarely lunch.
Also, cocktails were up.
All consumed at home.
by scamhi
December 30th, 2020, 5:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 290
Views: 19734

Re: Grassl Glassware

i love my Liberté glasses. I just weighed a few they ranged from 90g-104g.
the video was great to see how these are made.
by scamhi
December 29th, 2020, 5:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?
Replies: 331
Views: 23134

Re: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?

bought more 2008 Comtes yesterday at $188.00 with no sales tax and free shipping with a 3 bottle purchase.
which is $172.67 net before tax for NY
by scamhi
December 27th, 2020, 6:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15256
Views: 778356

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

OK Alan...that truly is funny
Another opportunity arose.
2b 2018 Dauvissat Preuses
2b 2017 Moreau Naudel Village Chablis
by scamhi
December 24th, 2020, 4:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15256
Views: 778356

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

alan weinberg wrote: December 23rd, 2020, 12:00 pm
scamhi wrote: December 23rd, 2020, 6:08 am last purchase of 2020 so far
FIFY
You noticed how I phrased it...so far
by scamhi
December 23rd, 2020, 6:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15256
Views: 778356

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

last purchase of 2020
2001 Vogue Bonnes Mares
2012 E. Rouget Echezeaux
one bottle each
by scamhi
December 23rd, 2020, 6:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 1723
Views: 117311

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

yesterday My daughter's boyfriend found out he passed the NJ Bar (He is already admitted in MA) and wants to live with my daughter in NY. I pulled this bottle and was blown away how good it was.

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by scamhi
December 17th, 2020, 5:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2020 Wine Resolutions
Replies: 99
Views: 5759

Re: 2020 Wine Resolutions

my resolution is to keep buying wines I enjoy for my husband and me and also for my 2 adult children and their husband and SO. Also, hopeful that sometime in 2021 we will get back to be able to share more with groups of friends.
by scamhi
December 16th, 2020, 5:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 86’ Mouton or Lafite or ??
Replies: 44
Views: 2516

Re: 86’ Mouton or Lafite or ??

I’ve not had the 86 Lafite but the 86 Mouton smokin. Check out Leve’s CT note from last month. My only caveat is, and you seem to raise the same concern, when I am giving somebody a gift of a wow bottle, I generally do not go back that far in maturity as the risk of a bad bottle, in my opinion, is ...
by scamhi
December 16th, 2020, 5:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Never has a video encapsulated my wine loves more than this
Replies: 34
Views: 3298

Re: Never has a video encapsulated my wine loves more than this

hysterical, thanks for posting
by scamhi
December 16th, 2020, 5:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15256
Views: 778356

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Jayson Cohen wrote: December 15th, 2020, 5:48 pm
scamhi wrote: December 15th, 2020, 5:19 pm some VCC a 6 bottle lot 3b 1985 and 3b 1986.
happy to have these.
Both great wines!
I hope to be able to share some wine with you in 2021.
by scamhi
December 15th, 2020, 5:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15256
Views: 778356

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

some VCC a 6 bottle lot 3b 1985 and 3b 1986.
happy to have these.
by scamhi
December 15th, 2020, 5:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN--2017 Louis Michel Chablis Butteaux
Replies: 8
Views: 497

Re: TN--2017 Louis Michel Chablis Butteaux

opened the screw top 2017 Louis MIchel Chablis last night and I was impressed. pretty classic and delicious
by scamhi
November 30th, 2020, 5:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15256
Views: 778356

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2008 Taittinger Comtes, finally
1996 L'Arlot Suchots
2019 Dutraive Domaine de La Grand'Cour Brouilly
Cyber Monday sale
by scamhi
November 30th, 2020, 5:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shipping rates 2 Bottles from California to Colorado?
Replies: 12
Views: 728

Re: Shipping rates 2 Bottles from California to Colorado?

Hello I would like to ship two bottles of wine to a friend in Colorado. I already have a box from wine.com that hold two bottles so I am good there. Just wondering what shipper I should use. UPS, FedEx or the US Post Office? Anyone know who has the best rates? I would NEVER use a wine.com box. The ...
by scamhi
November 29th, 2020, 10:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Immense Pleasure Or Profundity?
Replies: 18
Views: 1044

Re: Immense Pleasure Or Profundity?

immense pleasure is more often obtained.
by scamhi
November 24th, 2020, 5:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15256
Views: 778356

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2017 Allemand Chaillot and Reynard 6 of each
by scamhi
November 23rd, 2020, 5:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My 55th with Some Great Friends and Killer Wines
Replies: 87
Views: 3998

Re: My 55th with Some Great Friends and Killer Wines

Happy Birthday! Sounds like a great night.
by scamhi
November 10th, 2020, 9:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine-Searcher Alerts Falsely Triggering
Replies: 10
Views: 529

Re: Wine-Searcher Alerts Falsely Triggering

same here. re-ran them all on US only
by scamhi
November 10th, 2020, 6:14 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 95
Views: 5831

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

I did two side by side roast chickens (Mary's Heritage birds) the other day using the Zuni method. Sous Vide for about 2.5 hours @150 followed by browning for about 15 minutes at 482. I'd say they were the best roast chickens ever. The juiciness of the chicken while eating was like wringing out a w...
by scamhi
November 7th, 2020, 3:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Champagne are you popping tonight?
Replies: 66
Views: 2209

Re: What Champagne are you popping tonight?

S teve R edenbaugh wrote: November 7th, 2020, 11:38 am Cedric Bouchard Roses de Jeane Val di Vilaine's been ready since Tuesday. Tonight's the night!
we opened the same for lunch in Philadelphia with fried chicken outdoors.
by scamhi
November 6th, 2020, 1:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shout out to MacArthur Beverages
Replies: 27
Views: 1350

Re: Shout out to MacArthur Beverages

Phil is great, good shop and good pricing
by scamhi
November 5th, 2020, 6:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Offsite Wine Storage
Replies: 54
Views: 2736

Re: Offsite Wine Storage

I have never been to either facility where I store wine in NJ at MWC or FL at Cellar55
by scamhi
November 1st, 2020, 10:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Offsite Wine Storage
Replies: 54
Views: 2736

Re: Offsite Wine Storage

around $2.10 per case per month based on paying 2 years up front. (100 case contract)
by scamhi
November 1st, 2020, 10:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: Krug 168 for $137
Replies: 62
Views: 5600

Re: PSA: Krug 168 for $137

bought more 168 and more 2012 Cristal yesterday and shipped to FL. Thanks for the heads up.
by scamhi
October 30th, 2020, 5:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What ONE BOTTLE from your cellar will be your special occasion wine in five years?
Replies: 97
Views: 3984

Re: What ONE BOTTLE from your cellar will be your special occasion wine in five years?

I have no idea what I will open in 5 years.
I do know, for sure, a great wine night or a few great nights will happen when Covid is behind us.
by scamhi
October 29th, 2020, 9:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15256
Views: 778356

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Andrew K. wrote: October 27th, 2020, 4:58 pm 2018 L'Arlot RSV, Suchots and CdN Villages
Like!
by scamhi
October 26th, 2020, 4:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: B21 Wine in FL - Major Disappointment, Ending my 25+ Year Relationship with Them
Replies: 127
Views: 11793

Re: B21 Wine in FL - Major Disappointment, Ending my 25+ Year Relationship with Them

I had cut off buying from B-21 in 2011. I don't recall why and they deliver to my LBK home on Thursdays. They do have 2014 Ulysse Collin Champagne Les Roises at a good price $159.99 a bottle on pre-arrival due to arrive 10/26 I bought 3 bottles and a bottle of liquor total $541.00. They refused to d...
by scamhi
October 24th, 2020, 8:58 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2498
Views: 213448

Re: Steak Porn

my new Kick Ash Basket and divider
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Website is working for me
https://www.kickashbasket.com/
by scamhi
October 22nd, 2020, 12:16 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Truffles 2020
Replies: 34
Views: 2800

Re: Truffles 2020

pricing so far this season is up over 2019.
I am seeing white truffles trading between $140-$175.00 per ounce for medium size for week of 10/20.
by scamhi
October 22nd, 2020, 11:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What would you order?
Replies: 24
Views: 1584

Re: What would you order?

Abbie S. wrote: October 20th, 2020, 8:57 pm 1/2 off bottles under $100... What do you like?

https://cruuncorked.com/pdf/Cru_Wine_Me ... df?v=3.0.7

If the wine can complement both vegetarian and meat friendly dishes, even better. [cheers.gif]
this list linked above is from July 2019. I would ask for a more current wine list
by scamhi
October 19th, 2020, 5:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How do people track their wine inventory in a Eurocave?
Replies: 34
Views: 1286

Re: How do people track their wine inventory in a Eurocave?

I go by row A-H and position within the row in my LaCache ie, LC_A12 LaCache row A line 12. the wine is double deep but I don't put a position on them.
by scamhi
October 19th, 2020, 4:01 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 664
Views: 44064

Re: Another Flannery PSA

just pre salt and left unwrapped for 1-2 days in the fridge for me
by scamhi
October 18th, 2020, 4:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What do you do with wines you’re not interested in drinking?
Replies: 30
Views: 2082

Re: What do you do with wines you’re not interested in drinking?

winebid is where mine go Has this been successful for you with sub $40 bottles? I guess I look at Winebid as a way to move higher end stuff, but I’d be happy to send them a few cases if they can sell. at prices under $30.00 I believe there is a $5.00 additional fee charge. I did sell a bunch of val...
by scamhi
October 18th, 2020, 9:27 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2498
Views: 213448

Re: Steak Porn

Bill Tex Landreth wrote: October 10th, 2020, 11:45 am U8D129442-5ABC-4C10-9EEB-CA46BEFE7007.jpeg
Wagyu in Chicago
A5 Wagyu in NY
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and the money shot
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by scamhi
October 18th, 2020, 8:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15256
Views: 778356

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2017 Comtes Lafon Meursault Clos de la Barre
2014 Emmanuel Rouget Echezeaux
by scamhi
October 15th, 2020, 4:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Style of Liger-Belair wines
Replies: 18
Views: 1182

Re: Style of Liger-Belair wines

the newer bottlings are way better than the older 2001-2006 bottles. All I have will ever be all I have.
by scamhi
October 14th, 2020, 4:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Marcel Lapierre Morgon N vs S?
Replies: 11
Views: 750

Re: Marcel Lapierre Morgon N vs S?

Keith Levenberg wrote: October 14th, 2020, 3:19 pm I've bought the N from Envoyer and Crush.
on pre-arrival- you don't have them yet
I bought from the 2019 "N" from Crush as well. Crush estimates arrival to be either February or March 2021
by scamhi
October 14th, 2020, 4:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2286
Views: 258325

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

I bought a bottle from wine.com using the retailmenot 20% link today.
no other codes would work
by scamhi
October 14th, 2020, 12:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: what to choose from the winelist...
Replies: 15
Views: 1749

Re: what to choose from the winelist...

I recently had the 1997 Clos de Beze from Prieure Roch and it was a WOW wine. Happy to hear that the 93 showed great.
by scamhi
October 14th, 2020, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 15256
Views: 778356

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

alan weinberg wrote: October 13th, 2020, 6:00 pm 2019 Boillot Moucheres. Annual buy.
me too, from Michel?
by scamhi
October 14th, 2020, 10:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Marcel Lapierre Morgon N vs S?
Replies: 11
Views: 750

Re: Marcel Lapierre Morgon N vs S?

they'll release the 2019 "N" in January 2021

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