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by Juliec
December 9th, 2019, 8:40 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Hey New York Crew, can we squeeze in a Grand Cru Burg event this month ? How about Mon Dec 30th ?
Replies: 8
Views: 382

Re: Hey NY Crew can we do Grand Cru Burg event this month ?

Interested. Will wait for the date to be set before I give a definite commitment. (I just set a wine tasting in my bldg for Dec 23 - last week otherwise I could be in.). My bldg one is a fledging first mtg so not sure that it is up to the level of true berserkers here. I’ll also check with them to s...
by Juliec
December 8th, 2019, 7:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Martinelli Pinots
Replies: 31
Views: 2140

Re: Martinelli Pinots

You would post on the offlines thread for an Martinellis theme tasting in nyc to gauge interest and the general ballpark of the cost to chip in for the wine unless they already have a bottle they have of Martinelli that they want to share. My only concern is that there may not be enough interest. Si...
by Juliec
December 7th, 2019, 5:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Martinelli Pinots
Replies: 31
Views: 2140

Re: Martinelli Pinots

Paul, if you do organize a tasting, I’d give it a shot. I collect some CA/OR pinot’s and it looks like Martinelli uses similar clones although they are RRV. Let me know, I could try to acquire some or just bring a extreme Sonoma coast pinot that is fruit forward. ... otherwise, will just enjoy read...
by Juliec
December 4th, 2019, 9:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Floral barolo recs
Replies: 45
Views: 1938

Re: Floral barolo recs

Maybe try some Fratelli Alessandria or Productori Barbaresco. Brovia hovers at the 100+ mark limit that you mentioned. There are a number of producers that are right around 100. Other producers you may want to check out is Principiano they have several different Barolos and maybe Trediberri (a littl...
by Juliec
December 4th, 2019, 5:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Martinelli Pinots
Replies: 31
Views: 2140

Re: Martinelli Pinots

Paul, if you do organize a tasting, I’d give it a shot. I collect some CA/OR pinot’s and it looks like Martinelli uses similar clones although they are RRV. Let me know, I could try to acquire some or just bring a extreme Sonoma coast pinot that is fruit forward. ... otherwise, will just enjoy readi...
by Juliec
December 3rd, 2019, 11:49 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a Special Bottle part deux: NYC Holiday Gala: Dec 2nd, Wu's Wonton King- ONE SPOT OPEN !: Check out the line up
Replies: 81
Views: 3510

Re: Bring a Special Bottle part deux: NYC Holiday Gala: Dec 2nd, Wu's Wonton King- ONE SPOT OPEN !: Check out the line u

Jonathan, thanks so much for organizing. Hey gang it was fun. Good company, good wines and food. I know my wotn were a bit different than others. Wonderful to taste over time and see the evolution of the delicious wines.
by Juliec
December 2nd, 2019, 8:59 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: The New York City offline curmudgeon thread
Replies: 48
Views: 2795

Re: The New York City offline curmudgeon thread

Ian... only in nyc can you have an offline when you have a major snow storm. It left 20 inches in colorado. Ny area is better protected only by mta aka subway. You must live in the west coast. :) Also holidays are a tough time. Ppl have lives, life and work happen. It's easy to have a phd in problem...
by Juliec
December 1st, 2019, 11:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Virtual Tasting for Charity - Empty My Wallet, Help Me Support Laura's House (11/22 - 12/1)
Replies: 144
Views: 4835

Re: Virtual Tasting for Charity - Empty My Wallet, Help Me Support Laura's House (11/22 - 12/1)

TN: 2017 Anthill Farms Pinot Noir Anderson Valley (11/29/2019) 88 pts potentially flawed. The alcohol was running hotter than listed, with high acidity level. Fruit was blended, nothing really stood out. Light transparent Pinot noir, reddish brown color. Simple Pinot, light and airy. TN: 2017 Wayfar...
by Juliec
November 29th, 2019, 2:40 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Current Release Peay, Wayfarer, III Sticks, JPhelps, Hirsch, Kistler, Bergstrom, PG
Replies: 0
Views: 237

FS: Current Release Peay, Wayfarer, III Sticks, JPhelps, Hirsch, Kistler, Bergstrom, PG

2016 Peay Les Titans (6) - $50/bottle 2017 Peay Ama Pinot Noir (6) - $50/bottle 2017 Wayfarer Traveller PN (6) - $140/bottle 2016 Wayfarer Paige’s Ridge PN (3) - $110/bottle 2017 III Sticks Walala PN (6) - $65/bottle 2017 Joseph Phelps Chardonnay Pastorale (2) - $50/bottle 2016 Hirsch Pinot Noir Blo...
by Juliec
November 29th, 2019, 2:12 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a Special Bottle part deux: NYC Holiday Gala: Dec 2nd, Wu's Wonton King- ONE SPOT OPEN !: Check out the line up
Replies: 81
Views: 3510

Re: Bring a Special Bottle part deux: NYC Holiday Gala: Dec 2nd, Wu's Wonton King- PLEASE POST WINES

Sorry to hear you can’t make it Tony. Next time. I’m going to try to put together some notes to help me in my tasting notes. (Tom, in case you are interested there are three videos out there on YouTube about Sori Tilden. ) https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3cU4Btv5N9c If anyone as good sources for infor...
by Juliec
November 19th, 2019, 6:32 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a Special Bottle part deux: NYC Holiday Gala: Dec 2nd, Wu's Wonton King- ONE SPOT OPEN !: Check out the line up
Replies: 81
Views: 3510

Re: Bring a Special Bottle part deux: NYC Holiday Gala: Dec 2nd, Wu's Wonton King- PLEASE POST WINES

[pillow-fight.gif] grouphug Guess that saves one brown bag. Have to say Ian, for someone who is not involved with this event, the need to comment amazes me. Is this not a public thread? Was it not posted on the World Wide Web for everyone to see? What's so bad about one cheeky comment? I'm truly sor...
by Juliec
November 13th, 2019, 9:20 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC: Ravenswood Library Offer 1/21
Replies: 11
Views: 784

Re: NYC: Ravenswood Library Offer 1/21

Thanks for organizing this Shan. I'll buy a bottle at the event. No ravenwood to date... will be fun to try.
by Juliec
November 8th, 2019, 3:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Eurocave Revelation?
Replies: 3
Views: 1027

Re: Eurocave Revelation?

Oic. Sorry to hear that.
by Juliec
November 5th, 2019, 6:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No more space, do you keep buying?
Replies: 53
Views: 2315

Re: No more space, do you keep buying?

For those that cellar toward drinking windows, has anyone experimented with the storage temp to accelerate aging? (E.g., instead of 55 degrees, 65 degrees or 68 degree cellaring? This shouldn’t accelerate too quickly but perhaps 1.5 - 1.75x the normal aging rate?).
by Juliec
November 5th, 2019, 6:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Eurocave Revelation?
Replies: 3
Views: 1027

Re: Eurocave Revelation?

Hi Michael, did you get the revelation-L? How did you like it?
by Juliec
November 1st, 2019, 5:07 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Louisville Restaurants
Replies: 10
Views: 645

Re: Louisville Restaurants

Louisville is wonderful. Tried Dennis’ milkwood rec and tried to go to jack fry. Walked by Nulu and rest. looked liked nice. Butchertown Bakery Cafe opened and was good. Prices watch out. Also hit quills and please and thank you for the cookies :)
by Juliec
October 29th, 2019, 3:40 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Louisville Restaurants
Replies: 10
Views: 645

Re: Louisville Restaurants

Thanks so much Sally!
by Juliec
October 29th, 2019, 3:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winebid revised.....
Replies: 76
Views: 6329

Re: Winebid revised.....

Wb, is our wine insured after purchase (winning an auction) but before shipment to the purchasers? I suspect that WineBid would suspend all auctions until the situation returned to normal. Thanks. (After posting update. Thanks rMann for the response, the Wb above was meant to be wineberserkers . Tha...
by Juliec
October 28th, 2019, 2:40 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Louisville Restaurants
Replies: 10
Views: 645

Re: Louisville Restaurants

Great tips. Thansk!
by Juliec
October 28th, 2019, 7:46 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Perugia and Orvieto help requested
Replies: 17
Views: 856

Re: Perugia and Orvieto help requested

Have you already figured out a way to Civita? It’s an expensive taxi ride, but worth it. If you are going by bus need to be aware of the school or non school schedule. I would have suggested Montepulciano and Montalcino for great wine side trips. Not sure if any of the tours start in the cities ment...
by Juliec
October 27th, 2019, 6:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Offsite storage NYC - Specific Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 932

Re: Offsite storage NYC - Specific Questions

Thanks everyone for their replies. Of course, costs depend on the amount that you cellar. Based on the recommendations of the board - thought I would provide a definitive list for those in the future to check out. (There may be others, or I may have ruled others out since they were non responsive o...
by Juliec
October 26th, 2019, 4:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I’m New and have 1,000 Questions
Replies: 119
Views: 6693

Re: I’m New and have 1,000 Questions

For exploring burgundy and rhone, begin to hone in on whether you like a region with the group or style. First if you are more a cote de nuit or cote de beaune burgundy drinker. Then trim to the village within the region that you like or is in your price point. Vintage does matter and makes a big di...
by Juliec
October 25th, 2019, 7:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Offsite storage NYC - Specific Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 932

Re: Offsite storage NYC - Specific Questions

Steve L Gellman wrote:
October 25th, 2019, 7:27 am
Happy customer since it opened

http://www.horseridgecellars.com/
Yep the open wine fridge that's a possibility is in ct.
by Juliec
October 25th, 2019, 7:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Offsite storage NYC - Specific Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 932

Re: Offsite storage NYC - Specific Questions

Random thought, but if its just 3 to 5 cases, do you have a friend with a cellar that you could drop them into? Thanks Brad. Yeah I have friends with wine fridges and have split up a few bottles. And another with one that they dont use. Since the one with the one fridge isn't closeby trying not to ...
by Juliec
October 25th, 2019, 7:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs
Replies: 23
Views: 1862

Re: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs

All, thank you very much for the tips travel and vineyard wise, will be tasting through them. David, Picked up some more titans just in case. Also getting the Kutch McDougall ranch Wade.
by Juliec
October 25th, 2019, 7:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Offsite storage NYC - Specific Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 932

Re: Offsite storage NYC - Specific Questions

I know there are a number of threads on this topic, and I believe I’ve read most of them. I’m looking for more specific and current advice on two questions: 1. Which sites are actually available? Many threads mention waiting lists. 2. Which sites have low/no minimums? I’m only looking to store a fe...
by Juliec
October 23rd, 2019, 8:49 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Mid NYC:: Oct 21st All Full !!
Replies: 62
Views: 3567

Re: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Mid NYC:: Oct 21st All Full !!

Jonathan thanks for organizing us and making the trek to nyc. It was good meeting everyone and thank you all for bringing your wine treasures. Each was a special treat to taste and enjoy with good company. All category killers in there own wine categories. Thanks all for putting another 6 wines on m...
by Juliec
October 19th, 2019, 9:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zalto Universal vs. Gabriel Gold
Replies: 174
Views: 14497

Re: Zalto Universal vs. Gabriel Gold

any opinions for the reidel somm glasses (single glass crystal) and performance glasses against zalto and gg? Yes. I think that the Reidel Somm Series glasses are obscenely huge, and do not provide material advantages over other glasses that are both more refined and appropriately sized. Perhaps th...
by Juliec
October 19th, 2019, 8:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs
Replies: 23
Views: 1862

Re: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs

Thanks Rich, David, James, and Chris. I’ll definitely have to seek out Anderson Valley Pinot’s. I was trying to go to the occidental west of the west, didn’t work schedule wise. Hope they come to nyc again and I can catch it. Rich, didn’t mean to imply the West Sonoma Coast is fruit forward. Rather ...
by Juliec
October 18th, 2019, 10:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs
Replies: 23
Views: 1862

Re: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs

Thanks Michael and Kurt. Will definitely look them up. May have to rethink a Lorttorai allocation. Only pinot makes me go down to the soil, vine, stem/destemmed, and clone level. Luckily many us winemakers will share the info if you ask. Not so sure about burgundy ones. Cabs are a bit more uniform. ...
by Juliec
October 18th, 2019, 7:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs
Replies: 23
Views: 1862

Re: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs

All excellent suggestions so far. You should look into Iskaranu's Putnum Vineyard Pinot, on the coast near Annapolis...in the same ball park as Peay (an excellent option mentioned above). Boheme, from vineyards around Occidental, is another one to look at. Plus, I have 'Cuvee Abigail' from the Occi...
by Juliec
October 17th, 2019, 5:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs
Replies: 23
Views: 1862

Re: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs

https://www.raenwinery.com/ I have a few cases of different vintages. These are the Mondavi grandsons...for whatever thats worth. https://www.hirschvineyards.com/ They are high elevation north of Jenner on the coast. Their wines take some age to develop...can be a bit harsh young but I dig them wit...
by Juliec
October 17th, 2019, 5:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zalto Universal vs. Gabriel Gold
Replies: 174
Views: 14497

Re: Zalto Universal vs. Gabriel Gold

any opinions for the reidel somm glasses (single glass crystal) and performance glasses against zalto and gg?
by Juliec
October 17th, 2019, 3:56 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Mid NYC:: Oct 21st All Full !!
Replies: 62
Views: 3567

Re: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Mid NYC:: Oct 21st :Still room !!

Thanks for the heads up on the stems and updating the lineup, Jonathan.
by Juliec
October 17th, 2019, 3:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs
Replies: 23
Views: 1862

Re: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs

I am a big fan of west sonoma coast wines. with that being said, i am finding that i enjoy what producers outside of the region are doing with the grapes. Primary example is hirsch, who i think producers OK pinot noir at best, but provides others (notably WS) with some of their best fruit. Only thi...
by Juliec
October 17th, 2019, 3:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs
Replies: 23
Views: 1862

Re: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs

Im a long time fan of the Peay wines. Their vineyard is a bit north of Ft Ross up in Annapolis. Been there twice and its one of if not the most beautiful vineyard site I've seen in CA. Particularly love their Les Titans Syrah in addition to their Pinots. Prices are reasonable and worth checking out...
by Juliec
October 17th, 2019, 3:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)
Replies: 41
Views: 2219

Re: TN: 2016 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)

Is Caymus flippable? I thought that only the Special Selection is increasing in price these days. Restaurant by the glass was a good Cabernet very standard Napa cab. my 2012 40th anniversary I picked up from Trader Joe's I picked up for $55 is auctioning around $150 or so. So when 2022 vintage hits...
by Juliec
October 17th, 2019, 8:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)
Replies: 41
Views: 2219

Re: TN: 2016 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)

Is Caymus flippable? I thought that only the Special Selection is increasing in price these days. Restaurant by the glass was a good Cabernet very standard Napa cab.
by Juliec
October 17th, 2019, 8:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Suggestion for a red to serve at a party
Replies: 42
Views: 1587

Re: Suggestion for a red to serve at a party

For spicy foods, I have found that CdP pairs pretty well and also is very approachable for groups. I think you don't want to get to fruit forward, otherwise would recommend some pinots from California as spicy and fruit balance well. There are plenty of Burgundy options too in the fruity range. For ...
by Juliec
October 17th, 2019, 7:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs
Replies: 23
Views: 1862

West Sonoma Coast (Extreme coast/Fort Ross Seaview) Pinot Noirs

Hello wanted to see others who may be interested in pinot noirs from this region, recommendations on fruit forward pinots and which pinot noirs with suitcase clone wines that are worth trying. Also open to other region pinots that are suitcase or fruit forward. (generally lean towards destemmed). Fi...
by Juliec
October 16th, 2019, 10:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pisoni Estate Release
Replies: 19
Views: 1396

Re: Pisoni Estate Release

Hello all, anyone willing to give up or exchange a bottle of the estate pisoni for a west sonoma coast one? One most of the esoteric lists in this region In nyc area if this helps. Otherwise will buy on secondary.
by Juliec
October 11th, 2019, 6:24 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Atlanta????
Replies: 10
Views: 836

Re: Atlanta????

Pinging to see if there are any more weekend lunch recs for buckhead and or aquarium coca cola area. Thanks!
by Juliec
October 5th, 2019, 12:29 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Mid NYC:: Oct 21st All Full !!
Replies: 62
Views: 3567

Re: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Mid NYC:: Oct 21st :please post wines

Can someone please provide more info about the Selosse when available so I can research it? Thanks. Sure, I’m bringing the Substance Blanc de Blancs. There are others of Selosse that are more approachable and may match the food better. Since not everyone may have tried Selosse, thought it may be mo...
by Juliec
October 4th, 2019, 8:02 am
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Arnoux-Lachaux 2017 RSV
Replies: 10
Views: 1078

Re: Arnoux-Lachaux 2017 RSV

If it's in the states time to buy.... if not it will be tariffed when it arrives. So it's probably too late.
by Juliec
September 29th, 2019, 5:24 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Mid NYC:: Oct 21st All Full !!
Replies: 62
Views: 3567

Re: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Midtown NYC:: October 21st

Hello, I’d be in for Mon, Oct 21st if there is space. Thinking of bringing a 2016 Perrot-Minot Vosne-Romanee Les-Beaux-Monts if that works. I have been wanting to try it. (The GC’s that I have are pretty young) Option 2, I could bring a 2014 or 2015 Hillside Select if you want to do a vertical tasti...
by Juliec
September 25th, 2019, 2:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The pursuit of 55F/70% humidity and a working wine fridge - I need more space for wine!
Replies: 10
Views: 1249

Re: The pursuit of 55F/70% humidity and a working wine fridge - I need more space for wine!

Thanks for putting this out there. I’m definitely in the same boat. It’s expensive to purchase. And then expensive to store.
by Juliec
September 17th, 2019, 6:27 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Mid NYC:: Oct 21st All Full !!
Replies: 62
Views: 3567

Re: Grand Cru Burgs: Peking Duckhouse Midtown NYC: Oct or Nov

If its a Monday not Columbus Day nor the last week of Oct. if there’s space, i’d Like to join. If a non Monday works better for everyone, no prob, I’ll join another time.
by Juliec
September 2nd, 2019, 10:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: On-Site vs Off-Site Storage Strategy
Replies: 70
Views: 3328

Re: On-Site vs Off-Site Storage Strategy

The Eurocave investment paid off for me. If you have some expensive bottles, I would suggest it. Also, I started small and probably could have gotten a bigger. My objective was quality of the model over quantity. It may be better to get lessor quality of eurocave and fit more bottles. I really had q...

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