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by ybarselah
January 19th, 2021, 7:20 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB: Drouhin red burgs - various vintages - please email me
Replies: 0
Views: 93

WTB: Drouhin red burgs - various vintages - please email me

griotte chambertin

chambolle baudes 1er

chambolle 1er

amoureuses 1er

vintages 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015
by ybarselah
January 14th, 2021, 6:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 'QPR' in Vosne?
Replies: 36
Views: 2738

Re: 'QPR' in Vosne?

Larry Link wrote: January 14th, 2021, 6:03 pm Meo NSG Boudots. Always a ringer for Vosne.
This is the way.
by ybarselah
January 12th, 2021, 7:05 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Burr Grinder Recommendation
Replies: 32
Views: 1086

Re: Burr Grinder Recommendation

I have the Baratza 270w, I’m really glad I payed up for the model. It’s just so easy...hit the button and it weighs your beans. Mine crapped out yesterday, 270wi. I was tardy with cleaning and ran some grindz to clean. It was too late, had to remove the burrs and clean it out. The display won’t lig...
by ybarselah
January 12th, 2021, 10:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?
Replies: 33
Views: 2289

Re: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?

my argument is that facebook is a publisher, not merely a distributor. my remark on (scary) algorithms goes to the heart of this - they don't merely "sort by new". my publisher argument is buttressed by facebook employee mark zuckerberg when he told congress that facebook is responsible f...
by ybarselah
January 12th, 2021, 9:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?
Replies: 33
Views: 2289

Re: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?

indeed, as it's clear you don't understand how facebook works, how they make money, and why they're really good at it. hint: it's not by sorting timelines by new. facebook itself has argued in court that they're a publisher, when it suits their interest. also clear you don't understand the impact o...
by ybarselah
January 12th, 2021, 6:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?
Replies: 33
Views: 2289

Re: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?

Sorry, I'm confused, indeed, as it's clear you don't understand how facebook works, how they make money, and why they're really good at it. hint: it's not by sorting timelines by new. facebook itself has argued in court that they're a publisher, when it suits their interest. also clear you don't un...
by ybarselah
January 11th, 2021, 12:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?
Replies: 33
Views: 2289

Re: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?

in reality, s230 creates a lot of problems for everyone because the gray area is the largest area; what do you do in this case vs this case? etc. this is exacerbated by the reality that there exists very few options to run a tech company or content platform without using a handful of massively scal...
by ybarselah
January 10th, 2021, 11:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?
Replies: 33
Views: 2289

Re: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?

You can expand that question and include CT. Will you be sued for a bad wine review? The writer has always been subject to suit for a bad wine review. The issue is whether Todd or Eric can be sued over a bad wine review posted by someone else to WB or CT. Section 230 protects a platform from being ...
by ybarselah
January 10th, 2021, 8:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?
Replies: 33
Views: 2289

Re: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?

think of s230 as adding a reasonable gray area. the paradigm prior to s230 was that if you were a platform and you engaged in any moderation, you were treated as a publisher and not a distributor. by being classified as the former, you were exposing yourself to liability for content posted on your p...
by ybarselah
January 7th, 2021, 11:29 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Burr Grinder Recommendation
Replies: 32
Views: 1086

Re: Burr Grinder Recommendation

Yes, coffee not espresso. We have the Moccamaster. I’ll look into those suggested above. The one that died was a Solis, which looks exactly like the Baratza Encore. Thank you all! given their track record, reasonable pricing, ease of repair, etc., you'd have to try really hard to come up with an al...
by ybarselah
January 7th, 2021, 11:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retailers that use Wine Fetch, what do you like / dislike about it?
Replies: 0
Views: 186

Retailers that use Wine Fetch, what do you like / dislike about it?

seems a ton of retailers use wine fetch for the ecomm needs. I've certainly used it a ton as a customer. what do you think of it? where does it excel and where does it fall short? thanks so much!
by ybarselah
January 6th, 2021, 6:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Links redirecting to wine.com
Replies: 36
Views: 2261

Re: Links redirecting to wine.com

Also I'm having to log in CONSTANTLY. 2, 3 times a day??? On mac and iPhone. this is an old one (many years) that is unrelated. I've tried to fix various ways, but just make sure your phone and mac have logins saved and it should log you in automatically with one extra click. One other thing I've n...
by ybarselah
January 6th, 2021, 8:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Links redirecting to wine.com
Replies: 36
Views: 2261

Re: Links redirecting to wine.com

B. Buzzini wrote: January 6th, 2021, 8:09 am Also I'm having to log in CONSTANTLY. 2, 3 times a day??? On mac and iPhone.
this is an old one (many years) that is unrelated. I've tried to fix various ways, but just make sure your phone and mac have logins saved and it should log you in automatically with one extra click.
by ybarselah
January 6th, 2021, 7:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Links redirecting to wine.com
Replies: 36
Views: 2261

Re: Links redirecting to wine.com

below is the current list of 3rd party services being used by WB for various tracking, ad serving, etc. perhaps find the one that is causing this and block it manually? 1rx.io sync.1rx.io tag.1rx.io 2mdn.net s0.2mdn.net 33across.com cms-xch.33across.com cms-xch-chicago.33across.com pixel.33across.co...
by ybarselah
January 4th, 2021, 3:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NYC retailer shipping policies
Replies: 20
Views: 905

Re: NYC retailer shipping policies

J. Galang wrote: January 4th, 2021, 11:08 am I do not have the intent for this to be a withchunt,
well, maybe update the thread title to something like "a single, unnamed retailer, coincidentally in NYC, won't hold for shipping of wine that I am not actually purchasing" .... ?
by ybarselah
January 4th, 2021, 3:18 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Refinishing a Le Creuset Cast Iron Skillet??
Replies: 4
Views: 496

Re: Refinishing a Le Creuset Cast Iron Skillet??

anything is possible, advisable is unlikely. if the surface isn't holding up, i'd reach out https://www.lecreuset.com/warranty-claim.html
by ybarselah
January 4th, 2021, 10:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NYC retailer shipping policies
Replies: 20
Views: 905

Re: NYC retailer shipping policies

given that there are hundreds of NYC retailers and that this alleged policy is totally insane, there is no value to this post unless you name the retailer.
by ybarselah
January 3rd, 2021, 11:17 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What's Your Whisk(e)y ABV Sweet Spot?
Replies: 25
Views: 709

Re: What's Your Whisk(e)y ABV Sweet Spot?

me: *googles Glenfarclas 105 40 year*

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for real, this should be a very instructive thread. i have nothing to contribute and everything to learn!
by ybarselah
December 31st, 2020, 9:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Marie et Pierre Bénetière Côte-Rôtie Cordeloux
Replies: 31
Views: 2172

Re: TN: 2017 Marie et Pierre Bénetière Côte-Rôtie Cordeloux

well, i like cote-rotie a lot, so i'm still interested lol. these two sentences did standout: I think we all know the 2015 Benetiere story and the highly variable bottles. Then the long delay in the 2016 release which ultimately ended up with none of it being imported. the acknowledgment or at least...
by ybarselah
December 31st, 2020, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Marie et Pierre Bénetière Côte-Rôtie Cordeloux
Replies: 31
Views: 2172

Re: TN: 2017 Marie et Pierre Bénetière Côte-Rôtie Cordeloux

not sure this matters at this point given what clearly happened in the interim, but JLL rated the 2015, 2016, and 2017 all very highly in a march of 2018 tasting (wrote that the 2016 would be bottled in April 2016 which I guess never happened?). not notes on 2018 or 2019 - yet. unsure if anyone els...
by ybarselah
December 30th, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Marie et Pierre Bénetière Côte-Rôtie Cordeloux
Replies: 31
Views: 2172

Re: TN: 2017 Marie et Pierre Bénetière Côte-Rôtie Cordeloux

not sure this matters at this point given what clearly happened in the interim, but JLL rated the 2015, 2016, and 2017 all very highly in a march of 2018 tasting (wrote that the 2016 would be bottled in April 2018 which I guess never happened?). not notes on 2018 or 2019 - yet. unsure if anyone else...
by ybarselah
December 30th, 2020, 10:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Marie et Pierre Bénetière Côte-Rôtie Cordeloux
Replies: 31
Views: 2172

Re: TN: 2017 Marie et Pierre Bénetière Côte-Rôtie Cordeloux

omg this will be epic. thanks for the updates charlie.
by ybarselah
December 28th, 2020, 8:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: UPDATE: Auction purchase - wine beyond damaged
Replies: 65
Views: 4209

Re: Auction purchase - wine beyond damaged

I've been buying at auction for 20+ years, backfilling old favorites. I've purchased well over 200 bottles from Winebid, HDH, TCWC, Brentwood & recently Acker auction houses - can't recall a single bad bottle. Many of these purchases were wines 30, 40, 50 years old. this is my takeaway. i suppo...
by ybarselah
December 27th, 2020, 1:40 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Tea Puzzle
Replies: 10
Views: 598

Re: Tea Puzzle

she should drink B and not drink A.
by ybarselah
December 26th, 2020, 11:29 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 1995 Mouton
Replies: 1
Views: 553

Re: FS: 1995 Mouton

reasonable offers and trades?
by ybarselah
December 25th, 2020, 11:25 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Inexpensive coffee grinders?
Replies: 105
Views: 6740

Re: Inexpensive coffee grinders?

I'm still blissful in my ignorance as I have been using the same Braun blade grinder for 30+ years, but I gotta tell you, this looked really interesting. I just purchased a salad spinner by this manufacturer and it is really well detailed and well made. (plus warrantied for life) If this grinder is...
by ybarselah
December 24th, 2020, 4:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dauvissat - Premox?
Replies: 26
Views: 1768

Re: Dauvissat - Premox?

dauvissat-camus (same) had oxed 2010s and 2012s.
by ybarselah
December 21st, 2020, 10:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A Few Recent Tastes XXXV
Replies: 21
Views: 1369

Re: A Few Recent Tastes XXXV

A Rubin Stein wrote: December 20th, 2020, 9:09 pm Been reading your notes for twenty years, and I still recall the apartment in the East Village where it started. Amazing level of detail and discernment. Hope you're well.
exactly this. really appreciate your style - still rare and unique after so much time.
by ybarselah
December 20th, 2020, 3:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: La Tâche
Replies: 9
Views: 1369

Re: La Tâche

proper lunch, as you'd say. nice work. happy Christmas!
by ybarselah
December 18th, 2020, 12:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Private Cellar of Joseph Phelps to be Sold
Replies: 45
Views: 6188

Re: Private Cellar of Joseph Phelps to be Sold

I thought I had submitted some safe, high bids today. But yikes, I got smoked on most lots. Good to see some of these wines getting proper attention though! As for the Napa wines that went 2-3x high estimate, I'm not sure this will move the needle in a meaningful way for future results. the Chave p...
by ybarselah
December 18th, 2020, 6:35 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Coffee maker recommendations?
Replies: 299
Views: 20482

Re: Coffee maker recommendations?

Steve Crawford wrote: December 18th, 2020, 6:20 am with a profitec 700 and a hg1 grinder.
that thing is gorgeous!!!
by ybarselah
December 17th, 2020, 9:04 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 1995 Mouton
Replies: 1
Views: 553

FS: 1995 Mouton

pristine, mine since release single bottle. local pickup nyc.

$480

PENDING SOLD
by ybarselah
December 17th, 2020, 8:49 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Wanted: Guigal Brune et Blonde Cote Rotie 85, 88, 89, 90, 91
Replies: 0
Views: 156

Wanted: Guigal Brune et Blonde Cote Rotie 85, 88, 89, 90, 91

looking for well-stored bottles from these vintages. thanks. email please not direct message.
by ybarselah
December 17th, 2020, 8:29 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Pepper Grinder?
Replies: 15
Views: 885

Re: Pepper Grinder?

you want the 10 inch fletchers. it's on sale and you'll never buy another. mine is easily 15 years old.

https://amzn.to/2LOYfHL
by ybarselah
December 16th, 2020, 12:57 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Flannery Demi?
Replies: 6
Views: 851

Re: Flannery Demi?

i'm sorry, but this is not a haiku.
by ybarselah
December 15th, 2020, 7:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Crush (Vas-y Coupe!) - Selosse documentary
Replies: 4
Views: 714

Re: Wine Crush (Vas-y Coupe!) - Selosse documentary

very cool. never heard of this.

rental on amazon for $4 seems fun: https://amzn.to/37iqk2j
by ybarselah
December 10th, 2020, 3:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)
Replies: 200
Views: 5363

Re: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)

Todd F r e n c h wrote: December 10th, 2020, 1:53 pm

As mentioned previously, your notifications (with this and many other things) are fully customizable in your User Control Panel, under Board Preferences. I've turned mine off
"Just don't hold it that way." [rofl.gif]
by ybarselah
December 10th, 2020, 9:36 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Coffee maker recommendations?
Replies: 299
Views: 20482

Re: Coffee maker recommendations?

I've had multiple models over the years and it's clear they are very committed to this vertical. very solid cs and obviously buying from amazon makes it zero risk. I think I’ve used a “lite” version of this one most recently where the espresso will brew after turning it on, then continuously brew u...
by ybarselah
December 10th, 2020, 9:13 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Coffee maker recommendations?
Replies: 299
Views: 20482

Re: Coffee maker recommendations?

several breville espresso machines are $100 off on amazon FYI: https://amzn.to/3754xLx Nice find! I am still using an Aeropress (+ the Prismo filter attachment from Fellow) but this would definitely be an upgrade. I like the Aeropress enough and it turns out to be great for any travel too. I guess ...
by ybarselah
December 10th, 2020, 8:54 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Coffee maker recommendations?
Replies: 299
Views: 20482

Re: Coffee maker recommendations?

several breville espresso machines are $100 off on amazon FYI:

https://amzn.to/3754xLx
by ybarselah
December 10th, 2020, 7:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)
Replies: 200
Views: 5363

Re: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)

this one is probably easy; remove the notifications at the top when a like comes in, or make it a user setting. since the software doesn't visually differentiate between a like notification and a reply notification, they are treated the same. a reply notification is significantly more important to t...
by ybarselah
December 9th, 2020, 8:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)
Replies: 200
Views: 5363

Re: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)

As previously mentioned, I plan to post a poll with each of the system's features, and the whole 'like' system as well, and have the community vote on what stays, what goes. i doubt this will make any difference whatsoever, but I strongly recommend not doing this. it's your site. you should decide ...
by ybarselah
December 9th, 2020, 8:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)
Replies: 200
Views: 5363

Re: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)

Whilst I like thumbs, I'm not liking the current implementation, where the counts are below our profile pics. It makes it look like a popularity context, which isn't a good look. The positive feature of a 'thumb' is merely a thumb up of appreciation or support for a post. No more and no less. I'd a...
by ybarselah
December 7th, 2020, 6:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)
Replies: 200
Views: 5363

Re: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)

I turned that off, 'thanks' still releads. there should be an eager update type setting somewhere. should happen on the front end without any refresh, etc. It's disabled, works on my end - you might need to refresh the whole page, or clear your cache. The setting is 'off' not only does it reload th...
by ybarselah
December 5th, 2020, 10:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)
Replies: 200
Views: 5363

Re: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)

the 'like' function has been enabled, and I have removed the star-rating graphic as I think it looks trashy. Working through the various other settings, and happy to get feedback on it the "like" forces the page to refresh, which i don't think is intended. just fyi! I turned that off, 'th...
by ybarselah
December 5th, 2020, 10:55 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 670
Views: 56644

Re: Official kitchen knife thread

i know these are entry level j knives, but drop has Fujiwara Kanefusa petty, santoku, and gyoto for $44 to $59...

https://drop.com/buy/kanefusa-japanese- ... rer=KHHQTR
by ybarselah
December 5th, 2020, 10:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)
Replies: 200
Views: 5363

Re: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)

Todd F r e n c h wrote: December 5th, 2020, 9:46 am the 'like' function has been enabled, and I have removed the star-rating graphic as I think it looks trashy. Working through the various other settings, and happy to get feedback on it

the "like" forces the page to refresh, which i don't think is intended. just fyi!
by ybarselah
December 4th, 2020, 9:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wirecutter on stemware...
Replies: 16
Views: 1149

Re: Wirecutter on stemware...

While I don't love their picks and the aversion to thin stemware, I do appreciate the focus on "universal" glasses. I've moved recently and didn't take all of my old wine glasses with me. The only varietal/ region specific glasses I have are Zalto Burgundy stems but the Zalto Universals h...
by ybarselah
December 3rd, 2020, 10:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thin enough stem?
Replies: 10
Views: 844

Re: Thin enough stem?

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