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by ybarselah
February 18th, 2019, 11:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is wine shipped off commerce corner at buyer’s risk?
Replies: 9
Views: 614

Re: Why is wine shipped off commerce corner at buyer’s risk?

in contracts for shipping, you always specify when title (and responsibility for loss) changes hands. eg., FOB shipping point, etc. to your point, you can contract for whatever you want, but the contracting and the specificity is the thing. that's the backdrop. from a more practical perspective, sin...
by ybarselah
February 16th, 2019, 7:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ray Walker's New New Bourbon Company - Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon
Replies: 261
Views: 11160

Re: Ray Walker's New New Bourbon Company - Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon

this thread is automatically being saved to wayback in case anyone thinks of doing some cute revisionist editing a la the premier cru thread.
by ybarselah
February 10th, 2019, 6:35 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Attn NYC residents
Replies: 13
Views: 540

Re: Attn NYC residents

i (barely) live in her district - or rather, she is my rep.
by ybarselah
February 10th, 2019, 6:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 6993
Views: 557243

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

lol - it's not a scam. it's a real response from whatever server is still alive. it's my old shitty yahoo account that gets spoofed all the time and sends emails, so one of them was sent to james' old account and i got that auto-reply. interesting that some email service is still alive, and presuma...
by ybarselah
February 10th, 2019, 6:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 6993
Views: 557243

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

patrick c albright wrote:
February 10th, 2019, 1:58 pm
james actually never retired.
he went to work in the warehouse.
you think he's still there? if so, can we track down Ray's mylar bags???
by ybarselah
February 10th, 2019, 8:11 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Why do old Macallan 18's sell for so much ?
Replies: 19
Views: 1016

Re: Why do old Macallan 18's sell for so much ?

M.Kaplan wrote:
October 18th, 2018, 8:01 pm
The good old days weren’t good, just old. Very, very few things were better then than now. Whisky is one of those very, very few things.
i love this.
by ybarselah
February 10th, 2019, 8:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 6993
Views: 557243

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

lol - it's not a scam. it's a real response from whatever server is still alive. it's my old shitty yahoo account that gets spoofed all the time and sends emails, so one of them was sent to james' old account and i got that auto-reply. interesting that some email service is still alive, and presumab...
by ybarselah
February 9th, 2019, 1:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 6993
Views: 557243

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

got this email to an old account this morning... ghosts or mounting a come back?

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by ybarselah
February 8th, 2019, 1:42 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2009 Faiveley Corton 'Clos des Cortons' 3 pack
Replies: 6
Views: 421

Re: FS: 2009 Faiveley Corton 'Clos des Cortons' 6 pack

got it - perhaps the combo of 2009 (which i really like in red burgs) and faiveley may be too much of a good thing. might crack one tonight!
by ybarselah
February 8th, 2019, 10:16 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2009 Faiveley Corton 'Clos des Cortons' 3 pack
Replies: 6
Views: 421

Re: FS: 2009 Faiveley Corton 'Clos des Cortons' 6 pack

Just had a bottle of this last week the wine is amazing and in a great spot right now. Enjoyed by all including a few non burg guys loved it. good to know - i think maybe the style here isn't for me and i'm doing a bit of spring cleaning on faiveley, but perhaps i should keep a few. can you let me ...
by ybarselah
February 7th, 2019, 12:46 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 604
Views: 41519

Re: Official kitchen knife thread

thanks michael - i actually have a gesshin gyuto which i love.
by ybarselah
February 7th, 2019, 11:34 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2009 Faiveley Corton 'Clos des Cortons' 3 pack
Replies: 6
Views: 421

FS: 2009 Faiveley Corton 'Clos des Cortons' 3 pack

pristine, mine since release.

sold 3, 3 left.

$450

pickup in nyc

email pls.
by ybarselah
February 6th, 2019, 9:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Screaming Eagle offer
Replies: 38
Views: 4386

Re: 2016 Screaming Eagle offer

why no 2017?
by ybarselah
February 3rd, 2019, 8:02 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Frenchette NYC - anyone BYO?
Replies: 27
Views: 863

Re: Frenchette NYC - anyone BYO?

I thought the glassware was fine. Bowl is reasonably shaped and sized. The disgust seems a little extreme i think given the type of restaurant, the prices, the wine list (and its pricing) and all else, results in a very reasonable expectation for proper wines glasses. the glasses they offer were a ...
by ybarselah
February 3rd, 2019, 7:56 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 604
Views: 41519

Re: Official kitchen knife thread

that looks great and priced well - thank you!
by ybarselah
February 2nd, 2019, 8:03 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 604
Views: 41519

Re: Official kitchen knife thread

have spent a few hours on this thread and have two questions. can someone please recommend a large in-drawer knife storage solution? i can't seem to find one that doesn't have 2 layers. is there a really good petty out there for around $150 or under? on the longer side. western handle preferred. (ve...
by ybarselah
February 2nd, 2019, 8:00 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Frenchette NYC - anyone BYO?
Replies: 27
Views: 863

Re: Frenchette NYC - anyone BYO?

Zachary Ross wrote:
February 1st, 2019, 4:09 pm
I bring stems to places with crappy glasses. Looks like I will to Frenchette too!
please post their reaction here
by ybarselah
February 1st, 2019, 11:18 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Frenchette NYC - anyone BYO?
Replies: 27
Views: 863

Re: Frenchette NYC - anyone BYO?

Hope you enjoy natural wines. ... out of water glasses.... Really? They suffer from that affectation as well? not like gibralters, but these short-stemmed odd glasses that most places use for water. we asked for "wine glasses" and they said "these are them!" okay cool. https://villagevoice.freetls....
by ybarselah
February 1st, 2019, 9:32 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Frenchette NYC - anyone BYO?
Replies: 27
Views: 863

Re: Frenchette NYC - anyone BYO?

WvanGorp wrote:
January 31st, 2019, 5:44 pm
Hope you enjoy natural wines.
... out of water glasses....
by ybarselah
January 31st, 2019, 3:04 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Frenchette NYC - anyone BYO?
Replies: 27
Views: 863

Re: Frenchette NYC - anyone BYO?

it's a hard no.
by ybarselah
January 28th, 2019, 7:09 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: APL Los Angeles
Replies: 57
Views: 1031

Re: APL Los Angeles

steak prices look shockingly cheap given the aging - or am i missing something?
by ybarselah
January 23rd, 2019, 7:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne mags / large formats
Replies: 16
Views: 893

Re: Champagne mags / large formats

Jim Stewart wrote:
January 23rd, 2019, 6:39 am
Jud Reis wrote:
January 16th, 2019, 1:36 pm
Well worth a premium given how much better champagne generally is in magnum.
Sarcasm? Or actually believed/generally accepted to be true?
true re: much, much better in magnum, regarding premium that's up to you.
by ybarselah
January 20th, 2019, 1:35 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Somewhat ugly but perfectly operating 170 bottle wine fridge $300
Replies: 8
Views: 1137

Re: FS: Somewhat ugly but perfectly operating 170 bottle wine fridge $300

PeterF wrote:
January 20th, 2019, 12:03 pm
Sent an email several days ago but have not heard back... perhaps I was too late?
didn't get it. can you please try again?
by ybarselah
January 13th, 2019, 7:04 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Eating and Drinking in Paris (Updated November 2018)
Replies: 116
Views: 6593

Re: Eating and Drinking in Paris (Updated November 2018)

M.Kaplan wrote:
January 13th, 2019, 5:17 pm

His temper is relatively tame compared to Stephane Jego's.
this is the ultimate in damning-with-faint-praise i've ever seen here. bravo.
by ybarselah
January 12th, 2019, 11:31 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Jadot Clos St Jacques 2005 and 2009 maggies
Replies: 0
Views: 204

FS: Jadot Clos St Jacques 2005 and 2009 maggies

mine since release currently at domaine in NJ so can transfer to your account or you can pick up in NYC at my place.

2005 x 3 750s = $580

2009 x 2 Magnums = $500

pls email not PM. and thanks for looking.
by ybarselah
January 12th, 2019, 9:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Who are the middlemen, buying cherry Burgundies and marking them up six fold?
Replies: 25
Views: 2003

Re: Who are the middlemen, buying cherry Burgundies and marking them up six fold?

this is a very odd question and thread, but perhaps is the wine version of a famous Louis CK bit... "Who didn't let the Gorilla into the Ballet?"

by ybarselah
January 9th, 2019, 9:09 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2002 and 2005 Jadot Bonnes-Mares
Replies: 4
Views: 697

Re: FS: 2002 and 2005 Jadot Bonnes-Mares

open to trades and offers on the 2002 bonnes mares lot.
by ybarselah
January 8th, 2019, 12:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you need to drink lesser wines to appreciate the great ones?
Replies: 96
Views: 1860

Re: Do you need to drink lesser wines to appreciate the great ones?

Sarah Kirschbaum wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 11:58 am


Arguing with Yaacov always makes me want to bare my teeth in one way or another. (Love 'ya YB)
we actually agree on this one! the trip up is the use of "lesser" and "appreciate" they're both too loaded and undermine the fact that there are in fact benchmarks or standards for these things.
by ybarselah
January 8th, 2019, 11:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you need to drink lesser wines to appreciate the great ones?
Replies: 96
Views: 1860

Re: Do you need to drink lesser wines to appreciate the great ones?

Anton D wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 11:10 am
C Chen wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 11:02 am
You should already know that white truffle served at a high-end establishment is far better than white truffle oil you get on everyday fries.
How would you know?
what even is a truffle??
by ybarselah
January 8th, 2019, 10:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you need to drink lesser wines to appreciate the great ones?
Replies: 96
Views: 1860

Re: Do you need to drink lesser wines to appreciate the great ones?

great can only be great in comparison to other things, so yes, of course. any argument to the contrary is inherently illogical. no one could possibly conclude michael jordan was good at basketball without understanding what basketball is and how others play it. This comment connects directly to my ...
by ybarselah
January 8th, 2019, 10:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you need to drink lesser wines to appreciate the great ones?
Replies: 96
Views: 1860

Re: Do you need to drink lesser wines to appreciate the great ones?

great can only be great in comparison to other things, so yes, of course. any argument to the contrary is inherently illogical. no one could possibly conclude michael jordan was good at basketball without understanding what basketball is and how others play it.
by ybarselah
January 7th, 2019, 5:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Bargain Champagne
Replies: 64
Views: 2807

Re: Best Bargain Champagne

Jim Stewart wrote:
January 7th, 2019, 3:07 pm
Three NV Champagnes under $40 that we have recently enjoyed (ranked):
1) Ployez-Jacquemart Extra Brut Rose
2) Louis Roederer Brut Premier
3) Laurent-Perrier "La Cuvee" Brut

P.S. It's a slippery slope. . .
but it slips up!
by ybarselah
January 7th, 2019, 2:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Bargain Champagne
Replies: 64
Views: 2807

Re: Best Bargain Champagne

Aubry.
by ybarselah
January 7th, 2019, 9:28 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Favorite Paprika, anyone?
Replies: 17
Views: 568

Re: Favorite Paprika, anyone?

jay you have local access to perhaps the greatest spice store in america at kalustyans on lex ave. they have many different paprikas.
by ybarselah
January 5th, 2019, 11:20 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: My new glass...I need feedback
Replies: 81
Views: 3721

Re: My new glass...I need feedback

the MINERALITÉ looks great for champagne.
by ybarselah
January 5th, 2019, 11:09 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: My new glass...I need feedback
Replies: 81
Views: 3721

Re: My new glass...I need feedback

these look super cool. good luck with this venture. can't wait to see pricing as well.
by ybarselah
January 4th, 2019, 9:10 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: The Most Pretentious Crappy Restaurant Review I have ever read.
Replies: 11
Views: 877

Re: The Most Pretentious Crappy Restaurant Review I have ever read.

I loved my dinner at The Grill. Epic, totally unique, and immensely enjoyable. It is frighteningly expensive and over the top and could only work in NY and is not a place I could or would go regularly. But if you take it for what it is, it’s pretty fun. it works everywhere; every major city has a v...
by ybarselah
January 3rd, 2019, 3:51 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2008 Domaine Bachelet Gevrey VV (2 bottles $120 total)
Replies: 5
Views: 349

Re: FS: 2008 Domaine Bachelet Gevrey VV (2 bottles $120 total)

gents - email please! did not see either of your responses. these look like they're spoken for if not i'll come back.
by ybarselah
January 3rd, 2019, 9:56 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Lots of Grand and 1er Faiveley at sharp pricing
Replies: 3
Views: 696

FS: Lots of Grand and 1er Faiveley at sharp pricing

all pristine, mine since release. 5 x 2005 Faiveley Clos Vougeot $135 each 2 x 2005 Faiveley Latricieres-Chambertin $185 each LOWERED TO $170 EACH 1 x 2005 Faiveley Corton Clos des Cortons $145 each 4 x 2010 Faiveley Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Les Cazetieres $65 each email, please. NYC pickup much prefer...
by ybarselah
January 3rd, 2019, 9:29 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB - Ridge Geyserville 66-89
Replies: 2
Views: 198

Re: WTB - Ridge Geyserville 66-89

call the wine store in westhampton - i've gotten some of these there.
by ybarselah
January 1st, 2019, 12:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite Producer
Replies: 104
Views: 4451

Re: Favorite Producer

Red: Dujac

White: Krug

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