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by Steve L Gellman
February 19th, 2020, 6:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Spring 2020 offer
Replies: 49
Views: 3415

Re: SQN Spring 2020 offer

Was recently in the Caymans. 2 different restaurant wine lists had assorted SQN’s for $2,000 plus a bottle
by Steve L Gellman
February 18th, 2020, 9:51 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Hudson Valley for families?
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Hudson Valley for families?

We’ve always liked the Rhinebeck area. Lots to do great food (CIA). WW1 aero drone shows. Vanderbilt mansions. FDR residence

https://enjoyrhinebeck.com/
by Steve L Gellman
February 17th, 2020, 7:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Steakhouse wine, pick one
Replies: 23
Views: 1475

Re: Steakhouse wine, pick one

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
February 16th, 2020, 5:03 pm
Didn’t you post about the 13 Elysian or did you also have the 14?
Oops, meant 13
by Steve L Gellman
February 16th, 2020, 5:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Steakhouse wine, pick one
Replies: 23
Views: 1475

Re: Steakhouse wine, pick one

Just had the 14 Elysian. So far my woty
by Steve L Gellman
February 16th, 2020, 1:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Martinelli & Turley Zins
Replies: 52
Views: 3910

Re: Martinelli & Turley Zins

Unfortunately mine never last long enough to age
by Steve L Gellman
February 14th, 2020, 10:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Spring 2020 offer
Replies: 49
Views: 3415

Re: SQN Spring 2020 offer

Was thinking about dropping off the list but just placed my order
by Steve L Gellman
February 14th, 2020, 9:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I'm done*
Replies: 383
Views: 21650

Re: I'm done*

3 1/2 years to go
by Steve L Gellman
February 14th, 2020, 7:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Myriad "Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard - Elysian
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: 2013 Myriad "Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard - Elysian

One of the best wines I’ve ever drank!
by Steve L Gellman
February 14th, 2020, 6:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Myriad "Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard - Elysian
Replies: 4
Views: 386

2013 Myriad "Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard - Elysian

Opened and decanted for an hour. I’m not great at notes. All I can say is I can’t image a Cab any better then this. A truly great wine!
by Steve L Gellman
February 10th, 2020, 2:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zinfandel's rollercoaster popularity ride
Replies: 62
Views: 2673

Re: Zinfandel's rollercoasters popularity ride

I probably buy/drink more zin then any other varietal. It's my go to wine on most nights. In the last month I bought 2 cases of Carlisle, 2 cases of Turley and 6 bottles of Limrick Lane. Probably buy between 10 to 15 cases a year of Zin
by Steve L Gellman
February 6th, 2020, 3:41 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2017 Scarecrow Allocation
Replies: 26
Views: 1709

Re: 2017 Scarecrow Allocation

Offer out?
by Steve L Gellman
February 2nd, 2020, 2:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Post your SUPER BOWL WINES and PICKS here
Replies: 44
Views: 1520

Re: Post your SUPER BOWL WINES and PICKS here

No team but 3 separate prop bets. The OVER for 16 points in the 2nd quarter. Each team will have a field of 36 yards or longer. There will be at least 1 lead change in the 4th quarter. My favorite long shot +2300 “a fat man will score a td”. Wine for tonight is a 2012 Marcassin Pinot
by Steve L Gellman
January 29th, 2020, 3:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scam alert -- Grapeswine.com
Replies: 29
Views: 3286

Re: Scam alert -- Grapeswine.com

They are not far from me. Don't know if I could help but I'd be willing to stop buy in person. Norwalk CT right?
by Steve L Gellman
January 28th, 2020, 12:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 - How did you do?
Replies: 177
Views: 8094

Re: BerserkerDay 11 - How did you do?

Yes a lot of the producers were new world but stylistically there are either old World or middle of the road. I like big bold wines and don’t apologize for that. My style is Aubert,Bevan,Marcassin, original KB. I did send email to some of these producers asking them to participate in berserkers. I w...
by Steve L Gellman
January 28th, 2020, 8:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Abreu Spring Release
Replies: 14
Views: 1637

Re: Abreu Spring Release

Love ❤️ Abreu but it passed my price point years ago
by Steve L Gellman
January 28th, 2020, 6:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 - How did you do?
Replies: 177
Views: 8094

Re: BerserkerDay 11 - How did you do?

SALT and Loring. I’m a New World guy and quite frankly I’m always a little disappointed in the lack of New World producers during berserker day. If by “New World” you mean wines on the bigger and riper side, then there are plenty of participants you overlooked. Riverain and Sojourn come to mind imm...
by Steve L Gellman
January 28th, 2020, 3:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 - How did you do?
Replies: 177
Views: 8094

Re: BerserkerDay 11 - How did you do?

SALT and Loring. I’m a New World guy and quite frankly I’m always a little disappointed in the lack of New World producers during berserker day.
by Steve L Gellman
January 27th, 2020, 4:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12703
Views: 613599

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2015 SALT & some Loring
by Steve L Gellman
January 26th, 2020, 3:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 240
Views: 21983

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

Scott Watkins wrote:
January 23rd, 2020, 4:10 pm
Scherrer too?! [truce.gif] [truce.gif]
More Zin producers!
by Steve L Gellman
January 21st, 2020, 6:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rivers-Marie 100pts
Replies: 190
Views: 20413

Re: Rivers-Marie 100pts

I don’t see anything saying about allocations being guaranteed
by Steve L Gellman
January 16th, 2020, 12:22 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Naples, FL Dining
Replies: 16
Views: 1214

Re: Naples, FL Dining

Slight thread drift. We’ve been thinking about buying a 2nd home in Naples. If you live in the area I’d appreciate your thoughts
by Steve L Gellman
January 16th, 2020, 4:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: January Offerings
Replies: 59
Views: 6196

Re: January Offerings

On the fence with No Girls.
by Steve L Gellman
January 15th, 2020, 7:22 am
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: New York City, aka Manhattan and the boroughs BYO
Replies: 674
Views: 72456

Re: New York City, aka Manhattan and the boroughs BYO

Tom Tuesday Dinner is back! 2020 is here and with it brings the return of Tom Colicchio's most beloved dinner series: Tom Tuesday Dinner. Join Tom & his talented culinary team in Craft's newly renovated Private Dining Room for an evening of no-holds-barred cooking; built from seasonal market ingredi...
by Steve L Gellman
January 15th, 2020, 3:13 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2017 release - Screaming EAgle & LTB 2017 Scarecrow
Replies: 21
Views: 2250

Re: LTB 2017 release - Screaming EAgle & LTB 2017 Scarecrow

Have Have used William previously no issues everything was smooth and easy
by Steve L Gellman
January 14th, 2020, 12:34 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NY "Not The La Paulee Dinner" Dinner 3/4/20 - Updated with attendees and some wines.
Replies: 46
Views: 2481

Re: New York "Not The La Paulee Dinner" Dinner March 4, 2020

Len Fox wrote:
January 14th, 2020, 11:15 am
I still have a Magrits and a couple of Chuey. They've aged well.
Abe was over for Christmas we talked about doing a dinner together around those bottles.
Love the Chuey
by Steve L Gellman
January 13th, 2020, 12:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Dom Pérignon
Replies: 176
Views: 16941

Re: 2008 Dom Pérignon

Just bought 4 from Fairway for $150
by Steve L Gellman
January 13th, 2020, 8:04 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2363
Views: 142053

Re: New York City Restaurants

Think I’ll just stick with Tequila 😀
by Steve L Gellman
January 12th, 2020, 3:41 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2363
Views: 142053

Re: New York City Restaurants

Cosme for some cool Mexican-themed dishes during New Year's eve. I seriously think it has improved from its already very good status over the years. Was quoted their standard corkage at $50 per bottle which I think is well worth the efficient, encouraging, and non-patronizing wine services from the...
by Steve L Gellman
January 8th, 2020, 8:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert-Save the date
Replies: 70
Views: 4967

Re: Aubert-Save the date

Aubert and Ferren are the only Whites I buy. Also, Marcassin but a friend shares his allocation with me
by Steve L Gellman
January 7th, 2020, 2:43 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Pre Y2K Classic Cali Cabs: Monday April 13TH -Wu's Wonton King: 2 spots
Replies: 12
Views: 1249

Re: Aged To Kalons NYC late January-Wu's Wonton King

Can’t go wrong with North Star. Great food and a nice private space!
by Steve L Gellman
January 6th, 2020, 4:23 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NY "Not The La Paulee Dinner" Dinner 3/4/20 - Updated with attendees and some wines.
Replies: 46
Views: 2481

Re: New York "Not The La Paulee Dinner" Dinner March 4, 2020

Definite maybe? Depends on my shift at the time. I won’t know until we get closer to the date. Haven’t done a NYC offline in a long time! For some reason this one intrigues me. I can bring the usual cults (Abreu, Bryant, Colgin etc
by Steve L Gellman
January 6th, 2020, 1:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: January Offerings
Replies: 59
Views: 6196

Re: January Offerings

Saxum
by Steve L Gellman
January 5th, 2020, 11:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1698
Views: 99509

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

They have the 08 Cristal at $239
by Steve L Gellman
January 2nd, 2020, 1:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Turley Mead Ranch (Attn Tom Hill & Mike Dildine)
Replies: 5
Views: 582

Re: Turley Mead Ranch (Attn Tom Hill & Mike Dildine)

Opened the 16 last night and it’s drinking well
by Steve L Gellman
December 27th, 2019, 5:09 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Offline Curmudgeoning should not be contained to only NYC!
Replies: 24
Views: 1310

Re: Offline Curmudgeoning should not be contained to only NYC!

I really said my peace and ignored the thread until I stumbled back in after being called out for not attending an offline I did not even remember. I have gone through all of my posts on the subject and it is very clear that all I said in one isolated post that my schedule had changed and that I mi...
by Steve L Gellman
December 25th, 2019, 3:05 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Offline Curmudgeoning should not be contained to only NYC!
Replies: 24
Views: 1310

Re: Offline Curmudgeoning should not be contained to only NYC!

Back in the day I did quite a few off-lines in New York. Haven’t done any in a while since I no longer work in New York. I can say that organizing a off-line can be very challenging. As soon as you think everything is covered some issues always seem to appear, and most appear closer to the day of th...
by Steve L Gellman
December 11th, 2019, 5:20 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: The New York City offline curmudgeon thread
Replies: 74
Views: 5370

Re: The New York City offline curmudgeon thread

What a dickhead post. If you make a post tooting your own horn for your self-proclaimed offline prowess, you should expect such replies. I don’t get that from Mike’s post. Just relaying his positive experiences hosting and being part of some great wine dinners. The CLONYC dinners were memorable !
by Steve L Gellman
December 9th, 2019, 1:05 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: The New York City offline curmudgeon thread
Replies: 74
Views: 5370

Re: The New York City offline curmudgeon thread

Where have all the big New York City Offlines disappeared to, you ask? Well, let's see. Abooboo left town. Then Leo left town. I got old and I have enough wine dinners without having to figure out a way to meet all the rest of you. Mark whose last name I forget (Franks? of the Lugeresque dinners) g...
by Steve L Gellman
December 2nd, 2019, 1:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: so who still gets wine spectator? and why?
Replies: 47
Views: 2423

Re: so who still gets wine spectator? and why?

I do for $2 a year through company discount. I have the same $2 option for many magazines from Car & Driver to Food & Wine and everything in between
by Steve L Gellman
November 29th, 2019, 3:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Psa hdh
Replies: 24
Views: 2069

Re: Psa hdh

David Gerstenfeld wrote:
November 29th, 2019, 9:51 am
What a deal on the ‘08 Cristal rose for $424. Haven’t seen it anywhere near that.
Couldn’t resist. Bought 1 bottle
by Steve L Gellman
November 26th, 2019, 1:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thanksgiving Day Wine Lineup
Replies: 139
Views: 6117

Re: Thanksgiving Day Wine Lineup

2012 Marcassin Chard
2014 Ferren Pinot
by Steve L Gellman
November 23rd, 2019, 7:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: champagne
Replies: 11
Views: 1046

Re: PSA: champagne

Multiple Dom offers by me in the same range
by Steve L Gellman
November 18th, 2019, 4:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Martinelli & Turley Zins
Replies: 52
Views: 3910

Re: Martinelli & Turley Zins

Always looking to buy Jackass Hill. Send me a PM if anyone has any for sale
by Steve L Gellman
November 16th, 2019, 3:41 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: New York City, aka Manhattan and the boroughs BYO
Replies: 674
Views: 72456

Re: New York City, aka Manhattan and the boroughs BYO

Any suggestions for casual lunch for one on the UES. Wine doesn’t really matter. Any good Mexican?
by Steve L Gellman
November 15th, 2019, 12:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 5067

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

Got my first offer for Roderer Brut 2012 and 2013 Rose

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