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by Alan Gottlieb
June 29th, 2019, 3:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 319
Views: 19070

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

Agree about the 2012 Souris. Had this a few mos ago and compared to a few years ago really starting to open up Terrific wine
by Alan Gottlieb
May 29th, 2019, 3:11 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: HORL - knife sharpener - Made in Germany
Replies: 33
Views: 1550

Re: HORL - knife sharpener - Made in Germany

Martin Zwick wrote:
May 28th, 2019, 11:36 pm
Alan Gottlieb wrote:
May 28th, 2019, 4:06 pm
I ordered one. I have Shun knives angle is at 16 degrees this is at 15 degrees, any concerns?

That's okay.
Thanks
by Alan Gottlieb
May 28th, 2019, 4:06 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: HORL - knife sharpener - Made in Germany
Replies: 33
Views: 1550

Re: HORL - knife sharpener - Made in Germany

I ordered one. I have Shun knives angle is at 16 degrees this is at 15 degrees, any concerns?
by Alan Gottlieb
April 13th, 2019, 7:17 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Santa Fe restaurants
Replies: 1
Views: 200

Santa Fe restaurants

Going mid May staying at Inn of the Anasazi

Looking for restaurant recommendations Could not find any recent posts

Any suggestions for things to do also would be appreciated

Tx
by Alan Gottlieb
April 8th, 2019, 2:05 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Naples, FL Dining
Replies: 10
Views: 831

Re: Naples, FL Dining

We have enjoyed Citrus several times corkage friendly
http://www.citrusseafood.com
by Alan Gottlieb
March 29th, 2019, 9:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN's: Alesia/Rhys Tasting
Replies: 21
Views: 1302

Re: TN's: Alesia/Rhys Tasting

Wow, great tasting. I still have bottles left of most of the Rhys/Alesias you had that night and have also had many of the Alesias in the past few years as well. I’ve been pretty happy with almost all of them. Would be fun to revisit some of the older Rhys/Alesia wines from that night. I know where...
by Alan Gottlieb
March 21st, 2019, 5:58 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Aspen, Telluride and Vail Restaurants
Replies: 11
Views: 478

Re: Aspen, Telluride and Vail Restaurants

In Telluride had a great meal at National.
by Alan Gottlieb
March 12th, 2019, 8:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dinner with Alfio Cavallotto
Replies: 9
Views: 486

Re: Dinner with Alfio Cavallotto

I met Alfio and Giuseppe in 2002. What lovely, modest guys. I met Alfio's son (I didn't catch his name) here in NY last week, and he seems to carry the same genes. I'll say it since you can't: Terrific wines, too! (Nice to hear your take on the Giacosa. I have a couple of those stashed somewhere.) ...
by Alan Gottlieb
February 23rd, 2019, 12:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best value champagne w 15-20 year cellaring potential
Replies: 59
Views: 2019

Re: Best value champagne w 15-20 year cellaring potential

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
February 23rd, 2019, 11:43 am
You said relative value. 2004 Krug is ~225 a bottle while 1988 krug is ~800 a bottle.
Good pick up :)
by Alan Gottlieb
February 21st, 2019, 6:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Exploring Goodfellow and Kelley Fox PN
Replies: 24
Views: 1266

Re: TN: Exploring Goodfellow and Kelley Fox PN

Randall,

What a very small world

Two young couples from Chicago we met that day that we still talk about. We had such a good time I still laugh about my answer to your question how my wife and I stayed together for 30 yrs

Hope you are doing well!
by Alan Gottlieb
February 20th, 2019, 3:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Exploring Goodfellow and Kelley Fox PN
Replies: 24
Views: 1266

Re: TN: Exploring Goodfellow and Kelley Fox PN

EXPLORING GOODFELLOW AND KELLEY FOX PN - Canoe, Atlanta, GA (2/19/2019) When a friend (and fellow Berserker, Alan Gottlieb) proposed a dinner to share some wines from producers he’d visited in Oregon, I quickly accepted the invitation. I have some Goodfellow wines but had yet to try any and had hea...
by Alan Gottlieb
December 23rd, 2018, 2:53 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Nashville music/club question
Replies: 23
Views: 975

Re: Nashville music/club question

Station Inn was our favorite Nothing fancy

Henrietta Red ? for dinner was great
by Alan Gottlieb
November 12th, 2018, 8:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Ursules Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot
Replies: 11
Views: 608

Re: TN: 2002 Louis Jadot Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Ursules Domaine des Héritiers Louis Jadot

Dennis
Tx for this note. Have you tried the 2005? Have a few slumbering
by Alan Gottlieb
October 28th, 2018, 1:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Oregon Pinot?
Replies: 81
Views: 5147

Re: Best Oregon Pinot?

Shout out for Kelley Fox wines. Only have had a few but so far fantastic
by Alan Gottlieb
October 28th, 2018, 1:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Domaine Robert Chevillon Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Saint Georges
Replies: 4
Views: 534

Re: TN: 2007 Domaine Robert Chevillon Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Saint Georges

2007 Domaine Robert Chevillon Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru Les Saint Georges - France, Burgundy, Côte de Nuits, Nuits St. Georges 1er Cru (8/28/2015) Early days yet for this, but it is very approachable. Thank goodness for vintages that do not require 15+ years for the wines to show well. Red cherry/b...
by Alan Gottlieb
October 25th, 2018, 3:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A Good Tuesday ('09 Dom, '01 Prum, '01 Leflaive, '96 Giacosa, '68 F. Rinaldi, '07 Rousseau, '07 Drouhin)
Replies: 32
Views: 953

Re: TN: A Good Tuesday ('09 Dom, '01 Prum, '01 Leflaive, '96 Giacosa, '68 F. Rinaldi, '07 Rousseau, '07 Drouhin)

Fantastic night The generosity of the wine community is amazing Had some wines I can only dream about!

Tx to all Special night
by Alan Gottlieb
October 2nd, 2018, 2:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Total Wine Futures - Nondelivery of '15 VCC - Happy Ending!
Replies: 135
Views: 6986

Re: Total Wine Futures - Nondelivery of '15 VCC

To the lawyers

Can't one go to small claims court sue them and ask to pay the difference between what they charged and you having to source the wines for a higher price. Cost is minimal They will not want to hassle with this
by Alan Gottlieb
September 30th, 2018, 10:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Total Wine Futures - Nondelivery of '15 VCC - Happy Ending!
Replies: 135
Views: 6986

Re: Total Wine Futures - Nondelivery of '15 VCC

Small claims court could be an avenue to pursue
by Alan Gottlieb
September 23rd, 2018, 9:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Oregon Trip . . . Goodfellow: Go taste these wines
Replies: 9
Views: 722

Re: Oregon Trip . . . Goodfellow: Go taste these wines

agree, also loved Kelley Fox wines when we were there this year
by Alan Gottlieb
September 1st, 2018, 9:19 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Portland Restaurants
Replies: 2
Views: 343

Re: Portland Restaurants

We were just in Portland

We liked Q and Roe Also at Le Pigeon
by Alan Gottlieb
July 8th, 2018, 3:32 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Newberg, Dayton, McMinnville Oregon
Replies: 2
Views: 274

Newberg, Dayton, McMinnville Oregon

Don We just got back. Almost all restaurants allow BYO 20-30 dollars. One caveat they do not allow open bottles so do not decant ahead of time. We had good meals at Nicks, Allison Inn (where we stayed), Tina's, and Ruddick Wood. Thistles is suppose to be very good as well Tasted at Kelly Fox, Walter...
by Alan Gottlieb
May 31st, 2018, 3:59 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Ganbara- Stunning!
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Ganbara- Stunning!

Sounds like a great start to you trip

Have fun
by Alan Gottlieb
May 20th, 2018, 7:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2004 Domaine Leroy Bourgogne Rouge
Replies: 7
Views: 653

2004 Domaine Leroy Bourgogne Rouge

I own a few 500 dollars is nuts
by Alan Gottlieb
April 14th, 2018, 9:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dipping our toes in Oregon Pinot (not literally)
Replies: 94
Views: 4214

Dipping our toes in Oregon Pinot (not literally)

I am fine with a fee or required purchase. I am very appreciative and feel fortunate to get a chance to visit these wineries.
by Alan Gottlieb
April 1st, 2018, 9:56 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: The Wine Check
Replies: 20
Views: 921

The Wine Check

Love my VinGarde

Two totally different products. I also have the Wine Check
by Alan Gottlieb
March 15th, 2018, 4:16 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Chicago and suburbs
Replies: 490
Views: 38303

Chicago and suburbs

Just at Giant New policy 35 1st bottle 50 next I believe

Honored what I was told 2 mos ago 25 1st bottle 35 2nd
by Alan Gottlieb
January 21st, 2018, 5:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2001 Aldo Conterno Barolo 'Cicala'
Replies: 3
Views: 339

2001 Aldo Conterno Barolo 'Cicala'

Agree very good bottle of wine
by Alan Gottlieb
December 31st, 2017, 1:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tale of 2 Garagiste Purchases (Galardi/Domaine du Coulet)
Replies: 5
Views: 504

Tale of 2 Garagiste Purchases (Galardi/Domaine du Coulet)

I confess, some years ago I got bit by the Garagiste bug,...... This weekend by chance I had a bottle of 2004 Domaine du Coulet Cornas Billes Noires (Mathieu Barret) I recall the Domaine du Coulet as virtually undrinkable the first time I had it, I (and I suspect Barret) was new to biodynamic winem...
by Alan Gottlieb
December 31st, 2017, 11:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Anthill Farms Pinot Noir Comptche Ridge Vineyard
Replies: 2
Views: 308

2014 Anthill Farms Pinot Noir Comptche Ridge Vineyard

Really enjoyed this the other night

2 hrs in the Decanter. Bright red cranberry raspberry fruit with a tartness. Great balance and finish Delicious
by Alan Gottlieb
December 24th, 2017, 11:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Burgundy Grand Cru Dinner
Replies: 18
Views: 1172

TN: 2004 Burgundy Grand Cru Dinner

paul hanna wrote:Yeah had the Ponsot CDLR earlier this year, it's still horrible....
My experience as well, undrinkable
by Alan Gottlieb
December 18th, 2017, 10:26 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: West Palm/Boca Raton Reqs
Replies: 32
Views: 1695

West Palm/Boca Raton Reqs

Just there this past week Boca Casa d"angelo We always enjoy the food here and Wed night 1/2 off any bottle wine which is a real deal! (my 1999 Giacosa barolo I brought was corked and was very happy to order off the list) Trattoria Romana we also enjoyed New York Prime Steak house... steak houses ar...
by Alan Gottlieb
November 19th, 2017, 6:27 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Recent New Orleans Eats
Replies: 113
Views: 7021

Recent New Orleans Eats

Dinner at Gautreau's this weekend was great. One of my favorite restaurants in NO. No drop off in quality with new chef. Highly recommend this place

Seaworthy was good not great. Brennans same thing
by Alan Gottlieb
November 5th, 2017, 5:41 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Atlanta cheese shop recommendation
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Atlanta cheese shop recommendation

Storica has a great italian chesse selection
by Alan Gottlieb
November 3rd, 2017, 7:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs--2017 Edition---TABULATIONS COMPLETE
Replies: 161
Views: 10801

WOTYs--2017 Edition---Post Yours and Discovery of the Year

2002 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Riserva Monfortino (wow) Tx Robert K!
by Alan Gottlieb
October 12th, 2017, 7:18 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Advice needed on compensation after airline downgrade - Dan?
Replies: 17
Views: 1076

Advice needed on compensation after airline downgrade - Dan?

If you used credit card can't they help

My brother has filed in small claims court over matters like this (not hard to do) and that usually gets their attention and a refund is issued
by Alan Gottlieb
September 18th, 2017, 1:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: Gabriel Gold Wine Ex
Replies: 81
Views: 4601

PSA: Gabriel Gold Wine Ex

Joe Chanley wrote:Just want to echo that Chris was a pleasure to deal with just recently.
+1 of many
by Alan Gottlieb
September 12th, 2017, 3:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Birthday TNs--Dad's 80th
Replies: 7
Views: 538

Birthday TNs--Dad's 80th

Happy birthday to your dad
by Alan Gottlieb
September 4th, 2017, 7:27 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Nashville
Replies: 22
Views: 1145

Nashville

We had a fantastic meal at Henrietta Red... Also Rolf and Daughters
by Alan Gottlieb
June 17th, 2017, 4:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN:2012 Brunello di Montalcino "Il Poggione" (Lavinio Franchesi)
Replies: 4
Views: 488

TN:2012 Brunello di Montalcino "Il Poggione" (Lavinio Franchesi)

Hope you are having a great time. Nice note! Stay away from these Italian wines [basic-smile.gif]
by Alan Gottlieb
April 21st, 2017, 5:25 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Pittsburgh Pa Restaurants
Replies: 8
Views: 750

Pittsburgh Pa Restaurants

tx
by Alan Gottlieb
April 15th, 2017, 3:31 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Pittsburgh Pa Restaurants
Replies: 8
Views: 750

Pittsburgh Pa Restaurants

Going to Pittsburgh to be with a friend who is having surgery at the University. Need recommendations where to eat

Tx in advance
by Alan Gottlieb
March 18th, 2017, 4:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Goodfellow Family Cellars Pinot Noir Whistling Ridge Vineyard
Replies: 7
Views: 407

TN: 2014 Goodfellow Family Cellars Pinot Noir Whistling Ridge Vineyard

Tx for this note Bought a bunch of these after tasting the 2013
by Alan Gottlieb
February 21st, 2017, 4:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How old were you when you started collecting wine?
Replies: 135
Views: 4895

How old were you when you started collecting wine?

dsimmons wrote:I was in my 40's when I migrated from Scotch to wine. It would have been a lot cheaper to stick with Scotch!
Age 48 Still enjoy scotch
by Alan Gottlieb
February 17th, 2017, 4:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sorry, but you didn't buy that corked bottle from us!
Replies: 218
Views: 15122

Sorry, but you didn't buy that corked bottle from us!

Warmly,
Xxx Xxxx
Tasting Room Manager
Xxxx Wines
xxxxwines.com

This may be a poor decision by this "manager" and not what the owners would want the message to be.
by Alan Gottlieb
January 20th, 2017, 9:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 319
Views: 19070

What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

2012 Pinot Whistling Ridge that was soooo good last week
by Alan Gottlieb
November 13th, 2016, 12:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MARC LAZAR OF DOMAINE WINE STORAGE AND CELLAR ADVISORS CHARGED WITH TWO FELONY COUNTS
Replies: 1031
Views: 122537

MARC LAZAR OF DOMAINE WINE STORAGE AND CELLAR ADVISORS CHARGED WITH TWO FELONY COUNTS

He wasn't the one drawing conclusions on no evidence. The rest of you were. Not really "the rest of you." I was very careful to say that the conduct for which he was previously convicted cannot be rationalized. I don't know what he actually did and why he pled the way he did. Some have taken except...
by Alan Gottlieb
November 13th, 2016, 11:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MARC LAZAR OF DOMAINE WINE STORAGE AND CELLAR ADVISORS CHARGED WITH TWO FELONY COUNTS
Replies: 1031
Views: 122537

MARC LAZAR OF DOMAINE WINE STORAGE AND CELLAR ADVISORS CHARGED WITH TWO FELONY COUNTS

People are so quick to judge without even knowing the circumstances of the case. So easy to say what more do you need to know he plead guilty. My understanding of the law is there is no wiggle room. If you had sex with a minor you are guilty no matter what. It does not matter if the minor had a fak...

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