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by Steve L Gellman
April 11th, 2021, 4:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Should we BYOB? (Post-COVID)
Replies: 115
Views: 5062

Re: Should we BYOB? (Post-COVID)

Miss those Lugeresque dinners!

What ever happened to Mark Franks?
by Steve L Gellman
March 15th, 2021, 2:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1986 Backus
Replies: 8
Views: 688

Re: 1986 Backus

Great note, I still have one in my cellar
by Steve L Gellman
March 2nd, 2021, 6:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What does your Spouse or Significant Other drink with you?
Replies: 99
Views: 4594

Re: What does your Spouse or Significant Other drink with you?

My wife likes Sauternes. Made the mistake of buying her an Yquem! She loved it.
by Steve L Gellman
February 26th, 2021, 5:42 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anyone Have Any Info On Martin Zwick?
Replies: 47
Views: 2972

Re: Anyone Have Any Info On Martin Zwick?

I thought of The Glass House immediately when I saw your picture. What a wonderful place you have. We live only 1 1/2 hours from The Glass House but have never visited, although sometimes my wife shows me pictures. (She looks at Real Estate online for a hobby.) Perhaps after everyone has the vaccin...
by Steve L Gellman
February 26th, 2021, 5:41 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anyone Have Any Info On Martin Zwick?
Replies: 47
Views: 2972

Re: Anyone Have Any Info On Martin Zwick?

I thought of The Glass House immediately when I saw your picture. What a wonderful place you have. We live only 1 1/2 hours from The Glass House but have never visited, although sometimes my wife shows me pictures. (She looks at Real Estate online for a hobby.) Perhaps after everyone has the vaccin...
by Steve L Gellman
February 18th, 2021, 4:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: John Gotti Wine Collection
Replies: 17
Views: 2370

John Gotti Wine Collection

John Gotti’s wine collection for sale

https://nypost.com/2021/02/13/mobster-j ... g0ST7z_HUc
by Steve L Gellman
February 17th, 2021, 1:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 SQN Eleven Confessions Estate Offering
Replies: 86
Views: 8146

Re: 2017 SQN Eleven Confessions Estate Offering

Dropped off the list after 15+ years. Passed on the offer.
by Steve L Gellman
February 14th, 2021, 4:22 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Goldbelly experiences
Replies: 103
Views: 6558

Re: Goldbelly experiences

I'm guessing this was from Goldbelly, but maybe not. It was. I was using my Amex credit which has a minimum purchase of $100 so a separate Essa Bagel order of $100 worth of bagels seemed like a bad idea. So I tried R&Ds. And I'm glad I did or I would never have known how good the bialys were. E...
by Steve L Gellman
January 27th, 2021, 6:59 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Excellent restaurant Ibiza Chappaqua NY
Replies: 23
Views: 3622

Re: Excellent restaurant Ibiza Chappaqua NY

Their other restaurant in Danbury just closed due to Covid
by Steve L Gellman
January 26th, 2021, 6:35 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Rao's NYC Now Offering Takeout
Replies: 19
Views: 2856

Re: Rao's NYC Now Offering Takeout

Back in the day when they had only one seating and Frankie was still alive it was a fun way to spend an evening.
by Steve L Gellman
January 23rd, 2021, 7:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Scarecrow Release
Replies: 240
Views: 23086

Re: 2018 Scarecrow Release

This and Shafer HSS are probably my 2 favorite cabs. Every year it gets Harder and harder to pull the trigger. It’s always a last minute decision
by Steve L Gellman
January 16th, 2021, 9:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: best pairings
Replies: 83
Views: 3808

Re: best pairings

Foie Gras and Sauternes , lobster and Sauternes, Zin and pizza
by Steve L Gellman
January 16th, 2021, 6:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Screaming eagle
Replies: 45
Views: 7241

Re: Screaming eagle

I remember the good old days at $75 a bottle
by Steve L Gellman
January 9th, 2021, 3:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seaver Vineyard
Replies: 25
Views: 1988

Re: Seaver Vineyard

Over 10 years at least
by Steve L Gellman
January 6th, 2021, 10:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seaver Vineyard
Replies: 25
Views: 1988

Re: Seaver Vineyard

Won’t know until I get the allocation letter next week
by Steve L Gellman
January 6th, 2021, 10:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seaver Vineyard
Replies: 25
Views: 1988

Seaver Vineyard

Signed up years ago for this. Just got my first allocation letter for the 2018 vintage. Very excited
by Steve L Gellman
January 4th, 2021, 7:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Consumption in 2020
Replies: 46
Views: 2197

Re: Consumption in 2020

Wine consumption down, cocktail consumption up! My tastes seem to be changing to cocktails over wine
by Steve L Gellman
January 3rd, 2021, 2:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Myriad Opening 1/7/21
Replies: 13
Views: 2553

Re: Myriad Opening 1/7/21

Always a must buy:

Myriad Cellars Beckstoffer Dr.Crane 'Elysian' Cabernet Sauvignon
by Steve L Gellman
December 26th, 2020, 5:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your Christmas wine?
Replies: 95
Views: 4363

Re: Your Christmas wine?

2010 Shafer Hillside
by Steve L Gellman
November 17th, 2020, 10:37 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Looking For Creamed Onions Recipe
Replies: 5
Views: 1356

Looking For Creamed Onions Recipe

Looking for a creamed onion recipe.
by Steve L Gellman
November 15th, 2020, 2:50 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: best hot dogs?
Replies: 73
Views: 5968

Re: best hot dogs?

TimF wrote: August 10th, 2020, 8:20 am Hummels were the go to brand growing up in CT. It looks like they still only sell in CT. Not sure I'd go through the trouble of having hot dogs shipped to me.

https://hummelbros.com/
Connecticut resident here and these are the only dogs I buy
by Steve L Gellman
October 27th, 2020, 4:35 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTT-Macdonald/SQN for 2008 Cristal Rose
Replies: 1
Views: 534

WTT-Macdonald/SQN for 2008 Cristal Rose

Looking to trade MACDONALD/SQN for 2008 Cristal Rose. Various vintages of Macdonald available. Looking for 1 bottle
by Steve L Gellman
October 26th, 2020, 6:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Allocations Ranked Against Each Other
Replies: 41
Views: 6308

Re: Allocations Ranked Against Each Other

Saxum, , Marcssin & Aubert
by Steve L Gellman
October 21st, 2020, 1:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?
Replies: 355
Views: 26172

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

08 Dom is selling for under $130 can’t see spending $190
by Steve L Gellman
October 3rd, 2020, 5:11 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Goldbelly experiences
Replies: 103
Views: 6558

Re: Goldbelly experiences

Ken Strauss wrote: October 2nd, 2020, 11:25 am I used it for Ess a bagel a few times and was superb.
Used Amex $10 credit also.
Highly recommend.
The best bagels!
by Steve L Gellman
September 17th, 2020, 5:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CHEV Wines - Michael Browne Pinot
Replies: 31
Views: 2328

Re: CHEV Wines - Michael Browne Pinot

I figured nothing to loose and I’ve always enjoyed his wines. Also, if I want to repurchase next year this guarantees an allocation
by Steve L Gellman
September 16th, 2020, 12:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ferren Release Wednesday 9/16
Replies: 17
Views: 1061

Re: Ferren Release Wednesday 9/16

Bought everything offered
by Steve L Gellman
September 16th, 2020, 12:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 201
Views: 21187

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

My back up is Partida or Casa Azul
by Steve L Gellman
September 16th, 2020, 1:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 201
Views: 21187

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

Not Casa Noble😢
by Steve L Gellman
September 15th, 2020, 1:47 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Ever Have To File A Complaint About Another Winery?
Replies: 125
Views: 7241

Re: Ever Have To File A Complaint About Another Winery?

What about these scientific studies that say masks help https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)31142-9/fulltext https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0020748920301139 https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/10.1377/hlthaff.2020.00818 http://ftp.iza.org/dp13319.pdf ...
by Steve L Gellman
September 15th, 2020, 10:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CHEV Wines - Michael Browne Pinot
Replies: 31
Views: 2328

Re: CHEV Wines - Michael Browne Pinot

Bought 2 hope it’s in the original KB style
by Steve L Gellman
September 14th, 2020, 7:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 201
Views: 21187

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

Willing to trade 1 bottle for an equally priced (secondary market, not release price) Burgundy if anyone is interested
by Steve L Gellman
September 14th, 2020, 6:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ferren Release Wednesday 9/16
Replies: 17
Views: 1061

Ferren Release Wednesday 9/16

One of my favorite producers Please save the date of Wednesday, September 16th for the release of our 2018 vintage wines. Like last year, we will be offering Chardonnay from Silver Eagle, Lancel Creek, and Frei Road vineyards and Pinot noir from Silver Eagle and Frei Road vineyards, in addition to o...
by Steve L Gellman
September 9th, 2020, 8:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CHEV Wines - Michael Browne Pinot
Replies: 31
Views: 2328

Re: CHEV Wines - Michael Browne Pinot

Probably buy a couple and see
by Steve L Gellman
September 9th, 2020, 2:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CHEV Wines - Michael Browne Pinot
Replies: 31
Views: 2328

CHEV Wines - Michael Browne Pinot

First offer is out next week. Anyone tasted these? Are they in the style of the old KB? Just passed on Cirq due to price even though I’m a fan
by Steve L Gellman
August 30th, 2020, 2:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top 5 pinot noir wines from California
Replies: 176
Views: 13178

Re: Top 5 pinot noir wines from California

Ferren
Aubert
Rivers-Marie
Marcassin
Cirq
Bevan
by Steve L Gellman
August 29th, 2020, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine Refrigerators
Replies: 206
Views: 39984

Re: Wine Refrigerators

I was looking at the artevino.... but just found a 1 yo Eurocave in CT for sale at a great price if anyone is interested new canaan? I went the route of CL and found 2 Eurocave compact for 200$ a piece, 18 yo but... they are working great. I also saw the fridge in ny with the broken glass... fellow...
by Steve L Gellman
August 22nd, 2020, 3:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedford Wines
Replies: 6
Views: 504

Re: Bedford Wines

Peter Metzger wrote: August 22nd, 2020, 2:04 pm Bedford Wine Merchants in NY. They carry some reasonably priced wine not available elsewhere.

Thanks
I’ve never had a problem
by Steve L Gellman
August 22nd, 2020, 1:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedford Wines
Replies: 6
Views: 504

Re: Bedford Wines

If you’re talking about Bedford Wine Merchants in N.Y. I’ve done business with them for over 20 years. They carry most any CA wines but don’t expect any bargains
by Steve L Gellman
August 16th, 2020, 1:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 9318
Views: 733078

Re: de Negoce offer

Did anyone ever figure out #11 producer or I missed it
by Steve L Gellman
August 9th, 2020, 4:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Sine Qua Non Syrah/Grenache
Replies: 82
Views: 7860

Re: 2018 Sine Qua Non Syrah/Grenache

I'm happy they lowered the minimum. Happy to order 1+1 and stay on the list.
by Steve L Gellman
August 6th, 2020, 9:50 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Ever Have To File A Complaint About Another Winery?
Replies: 125
Views: 7241

Re: Ever Have To File A Complaint About Another Winery?

Marc Hauser wrote: August 6th, 2020, 9:17 pm Post it on Nextdoor and also claim they’re building 5G towers in the tasting room. The mob will take it from there....
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by Steve L Gellman
August 6th, 2020, 9:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is California Finally Making Great White Wines?
Replies: 111
Views: 5908

Re: Is California Finally Making Great White Wines?

Different style then those mentioned but I’m a big fan of Ferren

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