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by Tom G l a s g o w
July 6th, 2020, 4:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A question for our elder states(men/women)
Replies: 50
Views: 2471

Re: A question for our elder states(men/women)

I think beyond drinking your cellar you may seek to find wines of yesteryear that left an indelible impression and revisit. You cant know who comes after you may enjoy wine with the same gusto that you do. It would be a shame if your granddaughter or grandson utilized your cru wines for wine cooler...
by Tom G l a s g o w
July 4th, 2020, 11:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How to keep wine glasses immaculate???
Replies: 39
Views: 2358

Re: How to keep wine glasses immaculate???

How does everyone put their glasses in the dishwasher? I was hoping to find a rack like in a commercial dishwasher that would fit in a home dishwasher. I have a Bosch and it has the spot to hold wine glasses but that didn't get my hard water stains off particularly well. Our Bosch has a wine glass ...
by Tom G l a s g o w
July 4th, 2020, 11:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cleaning Zalto glass with metal pellets
Replies: 16
Views: 1625

Re: Cleaning Zalto glass with metal pellets

Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
March 2nd, 2020, 6:39 am
Aldo Sohm on polishing a wine glass:
Never ever twist the stem, you’ll break their necks.
Sadly, in a moment of Absentmindedness I broke a GGG stem today.
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 30th, 2020, 7:25 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Philadelphia - quick trip this month (next week!)
Replies: 46
Views: 3119

Re: Philadelphia - quick trip this month (next week!)

we bring wine all of the time when visiting our daughter and son-in-law in Philadelphia. If licensed premises can’t serve booze, I doubt you’ll be able to byob. For instance, some restaurants could serve take away cocktails but not sangria. The PLCB ruled that allowing sangria would infringe on the...
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 29th, 2020, 7:05 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Philadelphia - quick trip this month (next week!)
Replies: 46
Views: 3119

Re: Philadelphia - quick trip this month (next week!)

Things can change. Pittsburgh went green 6/5 with a return to socially responsible dining. 6/30 with a recent upsurge in cases and all booze is shut down.
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 27th, 2020, 6:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shipping wine cellar from France to USA
Replies: 18
Views: 1021

Re: Shipping wine cellar from France to USA

Tim McCracken wrote:
June 27th, 2020, 6:25 pm
bump
Hopefully, you’re not liable for tariffs. Seems unlikely but worth some due diligence.
Maybe pm Mark Golodetz or someone who buys in London or direct from French wineries. William Kelley may have shipped from France.
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 27th, 2020, 4:09 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 645
Views: 51153

Re: Official kitchen knife thread

Thx Adam, I see for $63 elsewhere, is that about the right price? If it’s this one: Tojiro Bread Slicer 270mm F-687 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004LVIO3O/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_o9F9Eb698YJPY Thats about what I paid 4 years ago. I’ve bought them for friends and family too. Back in stock on July 4th.
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 27th, 2020, 11:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What does "draw the cork mean?"
Replies: 5
Views: 461

Re: What does "draw the cork mean?"

https://www.infoplease.com/dictionary/b ... awing-cork
https://www.georgette-heyer.com/slang.html
I was going to tell you to google it, but I did and it wasn’t an easy search.
Seems like Dickens had a good grasp of the vernacular.
BTW, it means punch in the nose and draw blood.
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 26th, 2020, 6:26 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Anyone use Global Entry Program?
Replies: 517
Views: 35324

Re: Anyone use Global Entry Program?

FYI - https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/us-reopens-global-entry/index.html Backdoor into Europa? Sadly highly doubtful which is going to suck. I forgot the sarcasm font, not good news (unless you’re European and want to live COVID free). The timing of the announcement is curious. Great, if you try...
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 26th, 2020, 5:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Keller Silliness
Replies: 146
Views: 5860

Re: Keller Silliness

Howard Cooper wrote:
June 26th, 2020, 1:25 pm
Keller G Max seems to be selling for $2000 or more. https://www.wine-searcher.com/find/keller+g+max/1/usa Any buyers?
Heart stopping!
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 26th, 2020, 4:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Keller Silliness
Replies: 146
Views: 5860

Re: Keller Silliness

This thread is eye opening. I never knew there was such a divide in the Riesling drinking community over German and Austrian wines. I’ve not progressed passed the pradikat wines from German but my interest is most definitely peaked now. Piqued or peaked, answer quick before the grammarians descend ...
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 26th, 2020, 4:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sabelli-Frisch Wines
Replies: 39
Views: 3000

Re: Sabelli-Frisch Wines

The 2018 "Lanterna" Flame Tokay is now sold out! Thanks to all who loved it and tried that little weirdo wine! It will return next year - and with about 20-30 cases more this time, so hopefully won't run out as fast. BUT. I'm committed to the relief and support during these hard times by continuing...
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 26th, 2020, 3:51 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Anyone use Global Entry Program?
Replies: 517
Views: 35324

Re: Anyone use Global Entry Program?

Backdoor into Europa?
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 26th, 2020, 10:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Boxes that smell corked
Replies: 21
Views: 770

Re: Boxes that smell corked

From Wiki... 2,4,6-Trichloroanisole (TCA) is a chemical compound that is a chlorinated derivative of anisole. TCA is a fungal metabolite of 2,4,6-trichlorophenol, which is used as a fungicide. It can be found in minute traces on packaging materials stored in the presence of fiberboard treated with ...
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 26th, 2020, 9:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Sandlands Mission Amador County Wine
Replies: 15
Views: 845

Re: TN: 2017 Sandlands Mission Amador County Wine

Adam Frisch wrote:
June 26th, 2020, 7:39 am
Agree on the chill, works well on mine, too.
Chill as in cellar temp?
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 20th, 2020, 6:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas pushback
Replies: 68
Views: 5386

Re: Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas pushback

Sc0tt F!tzger@ld wrote:
June 20th, 2020, 8:34 am
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
June 20th, 2020, 8:32 am
Sc0tt F!tzger@ld wrote:
June 20th, 2020, 8:29 am
Why was the 2018 exam annulled?
Invalidated: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=154829&hilit=2018+exam
Keep up
Thanks Tom for jogging my memory.
I figured you had seen it, just yanking your chain.
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 20th, 2020, 8:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas pushback
Replies: 68
Views: 5386

Re: Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas pushback

Sc0tt F!tzger@ld wrote:
June 20th, 2020, 8:29 am
Why was the 2018 exam annulled?
Invalidated: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=154829&hilit=2018+exam
Keep up
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 19th, 2020, 5:49 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Suggestions on Cow
Replies: 9
Views: 565

Re: Suggestions on Cow

Corey N. wrote:
June 19th, 2020, 4:24 am
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
June 19th, 2020, 2:48 am
Message Tex. I think he raises cattle.
This. He’s also extremely generous with his advice and patiently explained to me how to smoke a brisket.
Check out Tex’s posts on steam
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 19th, 2020, 2:48 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Suggestions on Cow
Replies: 9
Views: 565

Re: Suggestions on Cow

Message Tex. I think he raises cattle.
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 13th, 2020, 12:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Covid and corkage
Replies: 21
Views: 1353

Re: Covid and corkage

Went to Soba in Pittsburgh tonight which is part of a larger restaurant group which has one of the best byob policies in the city at $15 a bottle. Showed up very excited to try a Bedrock Riesling and Unfortunately they told me they could not open it. Ordered by the glass but the food was on point t...
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 9th, 2020, 6:37 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another revolting American concoction-and it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.
Replies: 51
Views: 1392

Re: Another revolting American concoction-and it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.

Andrew K. wrote:
June 9th, 2020, 5:55 pm
Bdklein wrote:
June 9th, 2020, 5:29 pm
I have had cream cheese and jelly, which is yummy .
I used to love cream cheese and jelly on my blueberry bagel.
Not kosher.
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 9th, 2020, 4:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New cool book on Champagne
Replies: 45
Views: 2068

Re: New cool book on Champagne

Levi posted this on twitter. I’ll admit my first reaction was it’s kinda dumb. But the FM III seal of approval swayed me to buy two copies. Tom, I read the first 30 pages of Yoko's book last night. I suppose you could read the whole thing in 90 minutes to 2 hours, too. What I like about her book is...
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 9th, 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another revolting American concoction-and it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.
Replies: 51
Views: 1392

Re: Another revolting American concoction-and it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.

My first PBJ, peanut butter and jelly sandwich to the uninitiated. Took nearly forty years to try one, and it seemed to work in an odd way. Not quite sweet on sweet, the peanut butter took on a slight savory note, but the raspberry jam’s acidity was a nice counterbalance to the heavy fat in the pea...
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 9th, 2020, 1:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New cool book on Champagne
Replies: 45
Views: 2068

Re: New cool book on Champagne

Levi posted this on twitter. I’ll admit my first reaction was it’s kinda dumb. But the FM III seal of approval swayed me to buy two copies.
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 9th, 2020, 6:55 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Buying a gas grill: propane vs. hard-lining to my home's natural gas?
Replies: 34
Views: 1177

Re: Buying a gas grill: propane vs. hard-lining to my home's natural gas?

So one more question...I currently have two blue rhino tanks that I swap out as needed at HD. Can I take those tanks to a refill place, or do I have to buy a tank from the refill place? no problem with refilling ANY tank as long as it is within the 12 years from the date on the tank I recall paying...
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 8th, 2020, 5:29 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Japanese Whiskey
Replies: 97
Views: 8471

Re: Japanese Whiskey

When my eldest got home from work that night*(Tuesday), I told him I had gotten him a bottle of the Yamazaki 12. After dinner, I asked him if was going to try it out; and he replied he’d try it on Friday night as it was a weeknight. I told him one shot wouldn’t hurt; so we both had a bit. BD9F0378-...
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 7th, 2020, 4:42 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Japanese Whiskey
Replies: 97
Views: 8471

Re: Japanese Whiskey

When my eldest got home from work that night*(Tuesday), I told him I had gotten him a bottle of the Yamazaki 12. After dinner, I asked him if was going to try it out; and he replied he’d try it on Friday night as it was a weeknight. I told him one shot wouldn’t hurt; so we both had a bit. BD9F0378-...
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 6th, 2020, 6:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Moving Past Veuve: Initiate Me
Replies: 70
Views: 2990

Re: Moving Past Veuve: Initiate Me

The hated Veuve Clicquot, poster child for despised big house champagne. What else do you like?
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 4th, 2020, 4:17 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 539
Views: 47571

Re: The Cocktail Thread

I object to using a cobbler for shaking a Manhattan, there’s no fruit juice in a Manhattan. Buy a set of matching metal shaking tins like a real bartender, no glass it degrades the temperature. And stir not shake.
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 4th, 2020, 4:11 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 539
Views: 47571

Re: The Cocktail Thread

* You don't need all the fuss of making simple syrup or buying superfine sugar. Just blend sugar away in your blender until it becomes a fine powder. This is all superfine sugar really is and it dissolves instantly in a shaker. You can substitute in the superfine sugar instead of simple syrup by us...
by Tom G l a s g o w
June 4th, 2020, 2:54 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Buying a gas grill: propane vs. hard-lining to my home's natural gas?
Replies: 34
Views: 1177

Re: Buying a gas grill: propane vs. hard-lining to my home's natural gas?

My parents had the natural gas tied into the line. Super convenient and it lasted a long time. I had propane and it worked well too, tanks are a bit of a pain.
Does anyone know if cold effects propane? I think propane backpacking stoves are affected by cold.
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 31st, 2020, 8:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Domaine Léon Barral Faugères Jadis
Replies: 21
Views: 587

Re: TN: 2014 Domaine Léon Barral Faugères Jadis

My experience is that unfortunately, bretts happen way more than occasionally. I've poured more bottles down the drain than I've drunk, so I just stopped buying. Last one was a Valinières 2008 which was just undrinkable. Which is a shame because when they're on, Barral wines are among the best in L...
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 29th, 2020, 7:05 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: OK, we are going to Burgundy this summer - Restaurants
Replies: 52
Views: 2851

Re: OK, we are going to Burgundy this summer - Restaurants

Friends, It is always a unique experience for me to go to restaurants in Burgundy; that aside I must confess to being a bit annoyed at the wine lists. Generally speaking the wines are far too young and far too pricey. A wine barely leaving the cellar is already put on the list with prices that trip...
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 29th, 2020, 5:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Can you ship Amaro when warm/hot?
Replies: 34
Views: 1051

Re: Can you ship Amaro when warm/hot?

Speaking of challenging,I’m still waiting to open my bottle of Varnelli’s Amaro Sibilla.
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 29th, 2020, 5:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Can you ship Amaro when warm/hot?
Replies: 34
Views: 1051

Re: Can you ship Amaro when warm/hot?

I don't know if you caught someone on an off night, but every bartender I've encountered on the 5-6 times I've been has been friendly and helpful. Agreed. I think you have to make clear (via your questions) that you're actually interested/curious and not just there to slam back a few tasty cocktail...
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 29th, 2020, 5:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Late Spring Impromptu Release - April 21
Replies: 194
Views: 13175

Re: Bedrock Late Spring Impromptu Release - April 21

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 12:20 pm
I also had mine delayed over the wknd. I mentioned it to Chris and he said they would replace them if they were heat damaged.
Got mine on Sunday, but I live downtown in a high rise. Good luck with yours (and mine).
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 26th, 2020, 5:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do I have bad memory or I am not alone here?
Replies: 33
Views: 1802

Re: Do I have bad memory or I am not alone here?

I do not mean this post to sound like bragging. I forget many times which wines I own and even buy wines thinking I dont own it. Later to find out I do own it. Am I very forgetful? Is there a way some of you guys keep track of wines mentally? Is my memory bad? Am I alone in this? You are not alone....
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 25th, 2020, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2723
Views: 180214

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
May 25th, 2020, 12:05 pm
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Is that Tsunami proof? Looks vulnerable.
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 24th, 2020, 5:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sweet/Dessert Wines - I Own them, but Never Open them
Replies: 112
Views: 4130

Re: Sweet/Dessert Wines - I Own them, but Never Open them

BTW, I was not talking about Madeira or sherry here, or port, though I don't care for it particularly. I love great Madeira and, though I don't open it that often either, never feel I have too much. Of course, I also have much less! But even there I prefer the drier styles like Sercial, Verdelho, T...
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 24th, 2020, 12:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2723
Views: 180214

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Brian S t o t t e r wrote:
May 8th, 2020, 3:04 pm
Doing inventory at my locker and switching to Weinboxes. I don’t think I have enough Bedrock.

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You need sleeves: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=135867&p=2739855&hi ... s#p2739855
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 20th, 2020, 7:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Jane et Sylvain Bourgogne (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne) -- Great Value
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: TN: 2014 Jane et Sylvain Bourgogne (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne) -- Great Value

Grabbed this last night and it was a huge positive surprise. At only $19 from Chambers Street, this is an excellent value; wish I would have grabbed a case. I will be on the lookout for more from this producer. 2014 Jane et Sylvain Bourgogne - France, Burgundy, Bourgogne (5/14/2020) Raspberry scent...
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 20th, 2020, 3:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Jane et Sylvain Bourgogne (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne) -- Great Value
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: TN: 2014 Jane et Sylvain Bourgogne (France, Burgundy, Bourgogne) -- Great Value

Grabbed this last night and it was a huge positive surprise. At only $19 from Chambers Street, this is an excellent value; wish I would have grabbed a case. I will be on the lookout for more from this producer. 2014 Jane et Sylvain Bourgogne - France, Burgundy, Bourgogne (5/14/2020) Raspberry scent...
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 18th, 2020, 6:30 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 426
Views: 27639

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Thanks for your response, Troy. [cheers.gif] For posterity's sake: Ultimately, my 9.25lb 4 rib roast took about 3.5 hrs at 250F to hit 110 - 115F, at which time I reverse seared it. Solid medium at the ends, medium-rare in the middle portion. And I did your butter trick --- did a compound butter wi...
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 18th, 2020, 5:01 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 539
Views: 47571

Re: The Cocktail Thread

Then again there’s always better living through chemistry https://punchdrink.com/articles/better- ... hers-foam/
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 18th, 2020, 4:57 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Cocktail Thread
Replies: 539
Views: 47571

Re: The Cocktail Thread

Anyone else try the Aquafaba substitute for egg white? I was a skeptic at first, but I will swallow my words and reach for that amazing chickpea liquid as often as possible. Whisky Sour from last night made with Aquafaba 2A8481F6-C112-4E34-B396-9AE4F2AE1F16.jpeg Bon Appetite article on Aquafaba htt...
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 16th, 2020, 11:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: First drink after recovering from COVID-19
Replies: 37
Views: 1517

Re: First drink after recovering from COVID-19

Glad to see you’ve recovered, definitely worth a special Champagne.
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 15th, 2020, 7:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1961
Replies: 38
Views: 1387

Re: 1961

Hahah re La Chapelle. Sell the house to buy that one. Probably more faked bottles worldwide than houses in a capital ... I have an empty Rudy bottle of '61 La Chapelle. Someone from Winebid came to a monthly dinner years ago and served it blind. It was clearly not '61 La Chapelle, most likely a you...
by Tom G l a s g o w
May 15th, 2020, 1:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retailer PSA -- Los Angeles Wine Company TCA policy (Updated with Winery's response)
Replies: 108
Views: 5416

Re: Retailer PSA -- Los Angeles Wine Company TCA policy (Updated with Winery's response)

I do wonder, at what point can a store *not* "go back up the supply chain" regarding defective bottles? Whatever that point is, it seems stores should be willing to accept TCA returns up to at least that point. If it's "not at all", or "only a couple months," then there's something seriously wrong ...

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