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by Joe Chanley
October 21st, 2019, 1:38 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 115
Views: 6234

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Fat cap is thinner than I thought. That’s a lot of beef at 3.5 lbs.
by Joe Chanley
October 20th, 2019, 1:45 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Why sous vide?
Replies: 239
Views: 10398

Re: Why sous vide?

That looks awesome.
by Joe Chanley
October 17th, 2019, 5:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Giuseppe Rinaldi Barbera d'Alba (Italy, Piedmont, Alba, Barbera d'Alba)
Replies: 16
Views: 472

Re: TN: 2015 Giuseppe Rinaldi Barbera d'Alba (Italy, Piedmont, Alba, Barbera d'Alba)

Markus S wrote:
October 17th, 2019, 4:54 am
IlkkaL wrote:
October 16th, 2019, 10:07 pm
For my money this is the best Barbera out there. ...
Perhaps your money is not as dear as mine. I'm sure for $80-90 a bottle, there are better barberas out there.
I'll take 2 mascarello's for this price
by Joe Chanley
October 16th, 2019, 8:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's the best Pinot Grigio?
Replies: 66
Views: 1199

Re: What's the best Pinot Grigio?

Terlan and Venica & Venica come to mind
by Joe Chanley
October 16th, 2019, 8:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Pegau - Not a TN, a comment about pricing
Replies: 46
Views: 2955

Re: 2017 Pegau - Not a TN, a comment about pricing

Alfert moving markets.....sold out at wine library
by Joe Chanley
October 7th, 2019, 12:35 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?
Replies: 22
Views: 730

Re: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?

hope he drinks quick....the one downside of tree house, and probably it's only one, is that a lot of the DIPAs do not age well at all.
by Joe Chanley
October 6th, 2019, 6:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 363
Views: 22611

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

Had a 16 Richards cuvée last night courtesy of my bro in law. Drank alongside a 17 morgen Long Loubejac. Goodfellow was the preferred bottle by all but both quite nice.
by Joe Chanley
October 5th, 2019, 5:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10850
Views: 393667

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2017 burlotto barbera aves last night.
by Joe Chanley
October 4th, 2019, 4:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.
Replies: 410
Views: 20163

Re: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.

julianseersmartin wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 4:03 pm
Has anyone spoken to Envoyer about this?
Traded an email with Greg. They’ve been trying to bring in as much French wine as possible ASAP. Still a lot tbd.
by Joe Chanley
October 2nd, 2019, 5:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Post your CELLAR PIC time…..
Replies: 450
Views: 44130

Re: Post your CELLAR PIC time…..

very cool idea
by Joe Chanley
September 30th, 2019, 6:26 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Orlando
Replies: 24
Views: 559

Re: Orlando

So any restaurants recommendations Alfert? I’m there for a few conferences in the next 6 months. Thanks.
by Joe Chanley
September 17th, 2019, 6:56 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: At What Age Did You Start Cooking?
Replies: 25
Views: 819

Re: At What Age Did You Start Cooking?

wasn't interested until i was grown, but my 6 year old daughter has a starter knife and is interested. we put her in a week of cooking camp this summer which was really just to get her interested in the process and she's going to take a class once a week. we'll see how she progresses, but solid at c...
by Joe Chanley
September 16th, 2019, 10:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Robert Parker" Wine Advocate
Replies: 62
Views: 3812

Re: "Robert Parker" Wine Advocate

I hope that someone from TWA will jump in on this. I know they come on here from time to time, so would be good to get their perspective. Tangent- Was having a similar discussion with someone in the industry on Saturday about ratings, and how diluted the market is. We joked that 96 is the new 90 si...
by Joe Chanley
September 13th, 2019, 5:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 barbaresco buying intentions?
Replies: 49
Views: 4810

Re: 2016 barbaresco buying intentions?

R Roberts wrote:
September 12th, 2019, 9:48 pm
David_K wrote:
September 12th, 2019, 12:52 pm
I'll try them when I get a chance, but I'm not in any hurry. With the exception of the Produttori crus, these wines don't tend to move that fast.
When do the Produttori crus typically hit the market?
For reference, the 2014 SVDs came out earlier in 2019.
by Joe Chanley
September 11th, 2019, 7:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10850
Views: 393667

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2015 moccagatta barbaresco normale. Very nice.
by Joe Chanley
September 11th, 2019, 6:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 barbaresco buying intentions?
Replies: 49
Views: 4810

Re: 2016 barbaresco buying intentions?

Drank one last weekend and agree w Mike. Very solid value at $32.99.
by Joe Chanley
September 11th, 2019, 4:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vine Porn
Replies: 311
Views: 23318

Re: Vine Porn

Awesome pic
by Joe Chanley
September 6th, 2019, 6:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Goodfellow 2017 Single Vineyard Release - Live
Replies: 23
Views: 1445

Re: Goodfellow 2017 Single Vineyard Release - Live

Went deep as well. Yet to have a bad wine from Marcus.
by Joe Chanley
September 5th, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's the wine that changed your life?
Replies: 166
Views: 8293

Re: What's the wine that changed your life?

went to cafe grey in NYC years ago when me and my current wife certainly couldn't afford it. had never had a red burgundy before and the somm recommended a 2001 Jean Grivot Vosne Romanee Les Beauxmonts and that was that. i had to call the restaurant the next day and have the host read and spell out ...
by Joe Chanley
September 5th, 2019, 12:10 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Newark Airport
Replies: 40
Views: 1473

Re: Newark Airport

Seriously, newark is really not bad in comparison to a lot of airports, particularly those in the tri-state area. I agree. I have flown airports all the way down the East coast and a few on the West coast. Newark is one of my preferred airports to leave from. Not sure why the hate??? The inside is ...
by Joe Chanley
September 5th, 2019, 9:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Normal wine mark-ups at restaurants?
Replies: 50
Views: 1797

Re: Normal wine mark-ups at restaurants?

Anton D wrote:
September 5th, 2019, 8:24 am
Wow!

I watch for 'double retail' and don't order if a wine tops that.
^ this, otherwise i go BTG, booze or beer.
by Joe Chanley
September 4th, 2019, 6:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 363
Views: 22611

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

Too.many.wines in that offering [cheers.gif]
by Joe Chanley
September 4th, 2019, 1:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Enfield is live
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Re: Enfield is live

tasted these with john a few weeks back and can assure everyone that there isn't a bad wine in the bunch. i also don't drink much cab these days, especially from CA, but this one is great.
by Joe Chanley
September 4th, 2019, 5:50 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Newark Airport
Replies: 40
Views: 1473

Re: Newark Airport

Seriously, newark is really not bad in comparison to a lot of airports, particularly those in the tri-state area.
by Joe Chanley
September 4th, 2019, 5:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 barbaresco buying intentions?
Replies: 49
Views: 4810

Re: 2016 barbaresco buying intentions?

That seemed to be the case with the 15 as well
by Joe Chanley
September 2nd, 2019, 7:10 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Scallop and sole night...searing is hard.
Replies: 7
Views: 733

Re: Scallop and sole night...searing is hard.

Stealing from yaacov on IG bc it’s flawless for scallops. 20 minute salt brine on a wire rack in the fridge. Sear in cast iron with a little oil on one side for 7 minutes or so, then baste the top in butter and herbs. No need to flip. They’re perfect.
by Joe Chanley
August 31st, 2019, 8:58 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 115
Views: 6234

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Dragged my feet and missed it. Oh well, get em the next time around.
by Joe Chanley
August 29th, 2019, 11:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1086
Views: 59988

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Ah, I must’ve missed that. Thanks.
by Joe Chanley
August 28th, 2019, 7:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1086
Views: 59988

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 28th, 2019, 12:45 pm
Felsina CCR in halves? Yup.
Perplexed why I seem to only get random offers. Would’ve loved that.
by Joe Chanley
August 22nd, 2019, 1:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Beaujolais
Replies: 104
Views: 8002

Re: 2017 Beaujolais

just reloaded on 17 bouland after drink a delys last weekend....delicious stuff
by Joe Chanley
August 21st, 2019, 12:07 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Stockholm and Oslo.......all kinds of advice needed.
Replies: 27
Views: 1481

Re: Stockholm and Oslo.......all kinds of advice needed.

Andrew Kotowski wrote:
August 20th, 2019, 1:34 pm
brigcampbell wrote:
August 19th, 2019, 7:12 pm
Wow this thread is spectacular
+1
Would have been nice when I was over in both places each year :D

As always, Akkurat for beer!
+ 1 on akkurat
by Joe Chanley
August 15th, 2019, 5:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Matthiasson Red Wine (USA, California, Napa Valley)
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Re: TN: 2011 Matthiasson Red Wine (USA, California, Napa Valley)

I agree....i actually tasted through the 11s at both spots while in Napa when they were released and bought some of both.
by Joe Chanley
August 15th, 2019, 5:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Matthiasson Red Wine (USA, California, Napa Valley)
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Re: TN: 2011 Matthiasson Red Wine (USA, California, Napa Valley)

Great wine and they did well with the 11 vintage.
by Joe Chanley
August 14th, 2019, 8:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 5 Oregon Producers Do You Think Are Firing On All Cylinders Over the Past Few Vintages for Under $65?
Replies: 110
Views: 5304

Re: 5 Best Oregon Pinot Noir Producers under $65

Not familiar with mckinlay, but a local shop has the base pinot for $17 so I'll give it a shot.
by Joe Chanley
August 14th, 2019, 7:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa wine tastings for my wife
Replies: 59
Views: 2920

Re: Napa wine tastings for my wife

Also meant to say, I was just out there a week ago and had excellent meals at Farmstead for lunch and oenotri for dinner. Bottega was meh.
by Joe Chanley
August 14th, 2019, 7:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Fall 2019 release
Replies: 72
Views: 4124

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Fall 2019 release

same matt, way too much wine but went in for a 6 pack of the mourvedres and carignane.
by Joe Chanley
August 13th, 2019, 7:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa wine tastings for my wife
Replies: 59
Views: 2920

Re: Napa wine tastings for my wife

I’ll second stony hill. Beautiful vistas and very nice chards and cabs made in a traditional style.
by Joe Chanley
August 12th, 2019, 12:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Failla concrete Chard
Replies: 10
Views: 937

Re: Failla concrete Chard

Just tasted there last week and I bought Syrah and chard actually. The PNs were very nice as well.
by Joe Chanley
August 11th, 2019, 6:56 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Help! Bumper Crop of Basil
Replies: 24
Views: 1391

Re: Help! Bumper Crop of Basil

Not sure if this is 100% fact but a friend told me you can pick the individual leaves, freeze them, and use them as needed in sauces, soups etc straight from the freezer with no drop off in flavor.
by Joe Chanley
August 10th, 2019, 2:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Just hit the 1K milestone
Replies: 64
Views: 2964

Re: Just hit the 1K milestone

What is in the cellar? Top regions, producers, vintages etc? Check me out on CT - my handle is BigTex22 and my inventory is available for anyone to view. 350 pending is pretty impressive! Just cracked 1k as well and fortunately realized early on that big bombastic wines were not for me. I still enj...
by Joe Chanley
August 8th, 2019, 9:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kutch Kindness
Replies: 8
Views: 1096

Re: Kutch Kindness

I, and my wife, preferred the mcdougall and I suspect some of that was due to it having another year in bottle. That said, they were all unique expressions and very nice. If ranking my preference, probably mcdougall, falstaff, Sonoma coast and then the bohan.
by Joe Chanley
August 7th, 2019, 7:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kutch Kindness
Replies: 8
Views: 1096

Re: Kutch Kindness

Jamie takes pride in the way he treats his customers--I dig that. Joe, did you taste the 2017 Falstaff with him? Yes, we went through the 17 SC, Bohan, Falstaff and 16 McDougall. All showed really well and I'll be interested to see what an additional year in bottle does for these wines, which I'd a...
by Joe Chanley
August 6th, 2019, 2:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kutch Kindness
Replies: 8
Views: 1096

Re: Kutch Kindness

I just tasted with Jamie this morning along with my wife and can’t say enough about it. Educational, very generous and generally just a pleasant experience. If you’re drinking CA Pinot and want an elegant, feminine, and delicious food friendly Pinot or Chard, you should check out Kutch. The Sonoma c...
by Joe Chanley
August 1st, 2019, 10:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11916
Views: 570883

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

scamhi wrote:
August 1st, 2019, 6:02 am
Joe Chanley wrote:
July 30th, 2019, 12:42 pm
faury VV and a smattering of 2018 dutraive
I opened a 2018 Dutraive Fleurie VV last night and it was outstanding.
Nice, glad to hear that!
by Joe Chanley
August 1st, 2019, 4:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Yountville - Favorite Restaurants and Tasting Rooms
Replies: 30
Views: 1618

Re: Yountville - Favorite Restaurants and Tasting Rooms

I’m actually in Napa in late September as well and have one night free for dinner. Having never been to Bouchon or Bistro Jeanty, which one should I go to? Menus sort of look similar with some variation but both have all the French bistro classics. Otherwise, I was planning on going back to Press w...
by Joe Chanley
July 30th, 2019, 3:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1086
Views: 59988

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Mattstolz wrote:
July 30th, 2019, 2:56 pm
does anyone feel like there have been less emails since the new website launched?
Significantly less for me. Probably not a bad thing.
by Joe Chanley
July 30th, 2019, 12:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11916
Views: 570883

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

faury VV and a smattering of 2018 dutraive
by Joe Chanley
July 30th, 2019, 8:53 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Texas Style Korean BBQ Pork Shoulder
Replies: 15
Views: 1557

Re: Texas Style Korean BBQ Pork Shoulder

that sauce sounds like it would be good on anything... was it really viscous once you reduced and strained or still loose?

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