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by Jay $$ Winton
September 21st, 2020, 1:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73688

Re: Official WTSO thread

SEEJANEDRINK works. Just ordered a couple of Brunellos-Donna Olga Brunello di Montalcino 2015
by Jay $$ Winton
September 19th, 2020, 7:31 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Jennair range top?
Replies: 19
Views: 508

Re: Jennair range top?

I will add that we were told 8 weeks for delivery in our area-Rehoboth Beach DE but a dealer in the DC area told me the same thing. The day we bought the appliances, the salesperson's phone rang continuously for the hour we were there. In fact, we have to integrate COVID delays into all our remodell...
by Jay $$ Winton
September 18th, 2020, 7:20 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: WTF happened to my scotch?
Replies: 19
Views: 558

Re: WTF happened to my scotch?

Scotch prices already increasing became absurd with the tariffs. Now, the 23 Kirkland Speyside is a good deal at $79.
by Jay $$ Winton
September 17th, 2020, 7:35 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Jennair range top?
Replies: 19
Views: 508

Re: Jennair range top?

FWIW, it's worth we're buying kitchen appliances and as we were told 7 years ago by both dealers and contractors, for overall quality and reliability (very important to me) , Kitchenaid is the recommended choice. While we got some discounts over Labor Day, manufacturers generally control the pricing.
by Jay $$ Winton
September 1st, 2020, 10:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4379
Views: 251420

Re: de Negoce offer

I'm getting mixed signals on my 40 order. I ordered, charge authorized and I got an order number. Now I'm being told I'm on the waiting list? Trying to sort this out with "Support Staff". This is interesting. Maybe that's what explains why someone speculated there was more order numbers than availa...
by Jay $$ Winton
September 1st, 2020, 6:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4379
Views: 251420

Re: de Negoce offer

I'm getting mixed signals on my 40 order. I ordered, charge authorized and I got an order number. Now I'm being told I'm on the waiting list? Trying to sort this out with "Support Staff".
by Jay $$ Winton
August 25th, 2020, 6:51 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: "Guess I've got that old travelling bone"
Replies: 32
Views: 1231

Re: "Guess I've got that old travelling bone"

Fortunately, we were married in 1989 so thoroughly traveled all over the world for our 30th. Just bought our retirement home and it will occupy our funds for a while. No travel no problem.
by Jay $$ Winton
August 17th, 2020, 9:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mas de Boislauzon “Sélection Famille Chaussy” Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 161

Mas de Boislauzon “Sélection Famille Chaussy” Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2015

Got an offer on this on this wine. I can find very little info on it. Anyone tried it?
by Jay $$ Winton
August 10th, 2020, 8:55 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: DC Restaurants
Replies: 10
Views: 1034

Re: DC Restaurants

The first restaurant I will eat in in almost 4 months will be Annabelle. I believe they are open. The chef is a local legend and the best in DC. Annabelle was really nice. The most pure Frank Ruta dinner I've had since, well, Palena! Their take-out was ridiculously expensive and not terribly good. ...
by Jay $$ Winton
August 5th, 2020, 7:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sancerre
Replies: 9
Views: 622

Re: Sancerre

WTSO has a couple good Sancerres available for well under $20
by Jay $$ Winton
July 18th, 2020, 8:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4379
Views: 251420

Re: de Negoce offer

Love Robert Craig so will take a chance this is the winery. Besides 2018 is the vintage of the century-right??
by Jay $$ Winton
July 17th, 2020, 7:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73688

Re: Official WTSO thread

Mike Lindauer wrote:
July 16th, 2020, 11:39 am
Hot here in Houston! Any thoughts on the current offering?
Domaine Roger et Didier Raimbault Sancerre Les Belles Côtes 2018
I've had this in previous vintages, solid Sancerre for the price. The JP Picard is good as well.
by Jay $$ Winton
July 13th, 2020, 10:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73688

Re: Official WTSO thread

Yep. I'm a long time customer. Don't even have to be a long time customer don't believe. Also, if you miss a wine that was up, they are seldom actually sold until they sell out. So same thing, just email and ask if in stock. If it is you can purcahse If you do it this way, do you get free shipping ...
by Jay $$ Winton
July 13th, 2020, 10:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1484
Views: 90394

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Envoyer shipping is not cheap but never any issues-west to east coast.
by Jay $$ Winton
July 10th, 2020, 9:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73688

Re: Official WTSO thread

I tried this trick, but they didn't do it for me. They just directed me to follow their Facebook page for promo codes. Where do you see the Picard Sancerre? I really liked their rose, but they show up as sold out to me. this is what they sent to me a couple of weeks ago. We tried the other Sancerre...
by Jay $$ Winton
July 10th, 2020, 7:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73688

Re: Official WTSO thread

Chris- where do you get these codes from? Do they post them on social media? I see the codes on FB. Always ask for any applicable codes to be applied in the special instructions box when ordering. Very little available white Loire or Italian. Fortunately, they still have the JP Picard Sancerre in s...
by Jay $$ Winton
July 9th, 2020, 1:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73688

Re: Official WTSO thread

WORLD20 - $10 off $50 Chris- where do you get these codes from? Do they post them on social media? Always ask for any applicable codes to be applied in the special instructions box when ordering. Very little available white Loire or Italian. Fortunately, they still have the JP Picard Sancerre in st...
by Jay $$ Winton
July 8th, 2020, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4379
Views: 251420

Re: de Negoce offer

I realize it’s only five bucks, but who charges to hold Wine when you order in the middle of the summer? Seems like it would be so much easier to warehouse them and ship them all out at once in the fall rather than sort through all these possible shipping windows across the whole country? Some peop...
by Jay $$ Winton
June 30th, 2020, 7:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Lanson Champagne Noble Cuvée de Lanson Brut (France, Champagne)
Replies: 2
Views: 215

Re: TN: 2002 Lanson Champagne Noble Cuvée de Lanson Brut (France, Champagne)

The 2000 was equally fresh and impressive recently. This wine ages well.
by Jay $$ Winton
June 25th, 2020, 3:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4379
Views: 251420

Re: de Negoce offer

I bought the SB. $12 all in and sounds like a great summer quaffer. Offer said it wouldn't ship unless weather is ok.
by Jay $$ Winton
June 22nd, 2020, 4:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4379
Views: 251420

Re: de Negoce offer

Yeah I bit on 13 too based on the positive tns I'm reading here.
by Jay $$ Winton
June 22nd, 2020, 8:06 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: DC Restaurants
Replies: 10
Views: 1034

Re: DC Restaurants

I would be hesitant to dine indoors. There are places with outside dining but it's pretty hot and humid right now. Check the Washing Post site and www.donrockwell.com
Lots of good places offer takeout so it might be safer to go that route.
by Jay $$ Winton
June 19th, 2020, 7:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4379
Views: 251420

Re: de Negoce offer

No brainer on the hold especially as CH said the wines need time to settle. As for emails, I think he answers many himself as one had the stock signature "sent from my Iphone"
by Jay $$ Winton
June 15th, 2020, 7:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2000 Taittinger Comtes
Replies: 7
Views: 383

Re: TN: 2000 Taittinger Comtes

2000 Lanson "Noble" was delicious and full of life this past Saturday. On the dry side.
by Jay $$ Winton
June 15th, 2020, 7:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Brunellos
Replies: 57
Views: 3877

Re: Best Brunellos

I've had both 06 Poggione and Poggione riserva fairly recently. Much more wood on the riserva so not ready I guess and to my palate, the jury is still out on whether it's worth the extra bucks.. I think you can find nice brunellos under $50 and I'm not sure it's a wine I want to get into paying 3 fi...
by Jay $$ Winton
June 11th, 2020, 12:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sub $15 whites
Replies: 42
Views: 1260

Re: Sub $15 whites

Any number of NZ SBs are at that price point if you like the style.
by Jay $$ Winton
June 11th, 2020, 10:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1985 Chateau Lascombes, Margaux - A Neal Mollen Wine
Replies: 10
Views: 587

Re: TN: 1985 Chateau Lascombes, Margaux - A Neal Mollen Wine

Many moons ago, I was offered the 82 and/or the 85 for around $250 a case in wood. I drank a bottle of each and bought the 85. Long gone but I liked it.
by Jay $$ Winton
June 11th, 2020, 10:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4379
Views: 251420

Re: de Negoce offer

I just received my OG N.01 there were no ice packs in the package but it was well packaged. Luckily the weather in Cincinnati was cooler over the last two days. So this earlier post was in error... "CH confirmed via email that shipping will be 2 day Fedex (at least to the east coast)and there will ...
by Jay $$ Winton
June 9th, 2020, 7:09 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Buying a gas grill: propane vs. hard-lining to my home's natural gas?
Replies: 34
Views: 1839

Re: Buying a gas grill: propane vs. hard-lining to my home's natural gas?

You need to make sure all the air in the tank is bled so you can get a full tank. The guys at my local U Haul will do it is asked. I never trade tanks.
by Jay $$ Winton
June 4th, 2020, 2:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4379
Views: 251420

Re: de Negoce offer

CH confirmed via email that shipping will be 2 day Fedex (at least to the east coast)and there will be ice packs in the shipping cartons.
by Jay $$ Winton
June 2nd, 2020, 6:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73688

Re: Official WTSO thread

I've gotten some very good brunellos around $30 including a 2012 riserva recently that is excellent. Don't hesitate as they sell out pretty quickly. WTSO also a good source for white Sancerre at very reasonable prices. 2019 looks to be an excellent vintage for the Loire. Always ask that any applica...
by Jay $$ Winton
May 31st, 2020, 10:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73688

Re: Official WTSO thread

I've gotten some very good brunellos around $30 including a 2012 riserva recently that is excellent. Don't hesitate as they sell out pretty quickly. WTSO also a good source for white Sancerre at very reasonable prices. 2019 looks to be an excellent vintage for the Loire. Always ask that any applicab...
by Jay $$ Winton
May 29th, 2020, 12:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has anyone tasted wines from Trump Winery
Replies: 67
Views: 2909

Re: Has anyone tasted wines from Trump Winery

Can’t remember any “celebrity” wines I’ve had and found particularly spectacular...though been meaning to check our Dwayne Wades wines joe that Matt Naumann has some hand in the enterprise and I love his Newfound wines. That being said...I did drink a ton of Coppola wines in my early 20’s... I reme...
by Jay $$ Winton
May 26th, 2020, 8:48 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What SCOTCH are you drinking?
Replies: 764
Views: 52423

Re: What SCOTCH are you drinking?

Costco makes its 'own' whiskey!?!? Any state where liquor can be sold with beer, wine? Prohibition continues to haunt us from the grave. Costco sells the whisky under their Kirkland brand, but it is distilled in Scotland. Here is a background article that I found on it: https://www.simplyhealthyfam...
by Jay $$ Winton
May 14th, 2020, 7:10 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Shepherd’s pie
Replies: 19
Views: 1508

Re: Shepherd’s pie

All of these recipes look good! Convection or normal heat for baking?
by Jay $$ Winton
May 12th, 2020, 7:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aging NV Champagne
Replies: 19
Views: 953

Re: Aging NV Champagne

Deutz NV another good ager, IMO.
by Jay $$ Winton
May 7th, 2020, 7:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73688

Re: Official WTSO thread

Last chance for Andretta Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2012. $30
by Jay $$ Winton
April 25th, 2020, 11:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RUDY KURNIAWAN & GLOBAL WINE AUCTION FRAUD THREAD (MERGED)
Replies: 8828
Views: 1320692

Re: RUDY KURNIAWAN & GLOBAL WINE AUCTION FRAUD THREAD (MERGED)

I was quite disappointed that the Washington Post's wine critic chose Kapon of all retailers to interview about covid's influence on his business. Wasn't he aware of Kapon's knowing involvement with Kurniawan?
by Jay $$ Winton
April 20th, 2020, 9:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2000 Château Sociando-Mallet (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc)
Replies: 17
Views: 464

Re: TN: 2000 Château Sociando-Mallet (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc)

I've had this twice recently. One bottle exhibited strong bell pepper flavors, so much that I found it almost undrinkable. The other bottle did not show these traits at all and was quite pleasant. So, I'm confused.
by Jay $$ Winton
April 16th, 2020, 10:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73688

Re: Official WTSO thread

I bought the last 7 bottles of 2013 Cortonesi Brunello di Montalcino La Mannella. Great value.
by Jay $$ Winton
April 16th, 2020, 10:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has anybody started trying Bordeaux 2005s? What are your views?
Replies: 120
Views: 6339

Re: Has anybody started trying Bordeaux 2005s? What are your views?

The 2005 La Lagune I drank last year was excellent though it needs years. Could be a top vintage for them, up there with the 82 and 90.
by Jay $$ Winton
April 8th, 2020, 8:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A Disappointing Boozy Lunch: 2003 Saint Estephe
Replies: 39
Views: 1889

Re: A Disappointing Boozy Lunch: 2003 Saint Estephe

Is the intense heat of that year being reflected in the lack of complexity?
by Jay $$ Winton
April 8th, 2020, 6:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73688

Re: Official WTSO thread

Jay $$ Winton wrote:
March 30th, 2020, 11:05 am
Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Franck et Sylvain Godon Product ID: (86675) is an excellent value at $14.99.
no more Sancerre from any producer available.
by Jay $$ Winton
March 30th, 2020, 11:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73688

Re: Official WTSO thread

Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Franck et Sylvain Godon Product ID: (86675) is an excellent value at $14.99.
by Jay $$ Winton
March 30th, 2020, 8:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Uncorked on Netflix
Replies: 62
Views: 6844

Re: Uncorked on Netflix

One thing this movie reminded me is how whitebread my wine world is. We had a ex Clinton staffer of color join our group for a while but he disappeared. Overall, despite its flaws, we enjoyed it.
by Jay $$ Winton
March 30th, 2020, 8:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Non-commercial but emotional post, long – a Greek wine
Replies: 18
Views: 1123

Re: Non-commercial but emotional post, long – a Greek wine

Greek wines really have a sense of place, a big plus in my book. I will go along with the idea that indigenous grapes are more interesting than using international ones in most cases but they can be interesting as a blend component.
by Jay $$ Winton
March 28th, 2020, 8:01 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: *** CLOSED *** Jean Edwards Cellars - Special Pre-Summer 6-Pack Offer (38% off)
Replies: 21
Views: 1848

Re: Jean Edwards Cellars - Time for a Special 6-Pack Offer (38% off)

We drank a JE 2009 Stagecoach cab last night with our prime ribeye. Delicious! Sadly, my last bottle.
by Jay $$ Winton
March 27th, 2020, 2:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Uncorked on Netflix
Replies: 62
Views: 6844

Re: Uncorked on Netflix

in my cue as well.
by Jay $$ Winton
March 27th, 2020, 7:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Piper rare 2002
Replies: 24
Views: 1987

Re: TN: Piper rare 2002

Has anyone tried the more recent vintages?

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