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by Tom G l a s g o w
February 14th, 2019, 7:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ray Walker's New New Bourbon Company - Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon
Replies: 95
Views: 4202

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

Maybe if you could provide a USA mailing address people could have counsel serve their fraud allegations,etc. and have it all heard in court. Win Win. Closure for each side.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 14th, 2019, 6:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sandlands 2019 release date
Replies: 60
Views: 2993

Re: Sandlands 2019 release date

No Carrie Anne in my offer.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 14th, 2019, 3:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which white burg
Replies: 10
Views: 514

Re: Which white burg

Gareth Welch wrote:
February 14th, 2019, 3:13 pm
Jadot under DIAM since 2011.
Premox is solved?
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 14th, 2019, 12:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Some Wineries Get It...And Some Don't...(Part 27)
Replies: 73
Views: 2474

Re: Some Wineries Get It...And Some Don't...(Part 27)

todd waldmann wrote:
February 14th, 2019, 12:02 pm
Further proof (as if we needed it) that there is nothing that can't be argued about on WineBerserkers.
Endlessly argued about to no end.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 13th, 2019, 2:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Restaurant - Waiter pouring etiquette
Replies: 104
Views: 3372

Re: Restaurant - Waiter pouring etiquette

I'm with Michael on this. I prefer to pour on my own pace and I dont want someone interrupting my meal over it. As far as a michelin reviewer, thats not my concern. Im not dining there to cater to their needs. Attitudes like that are probably why I read not so infrequent posts about issues at resta...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 12th, 2019, 6:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rhys offer
Replies: 44
Views: 2616

Re: Rhys offer

Mark Maddox wrote:
February 12th, 2019, 6:43 pm
How long should these lay down before they hit their window? My first offer so I can get the Alpine PN, both Horseshoes and the Family Farm PN.
No one knows for sure, but someone can give you an idea. Mr. Murray?
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 12th, 2019, 6:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is out of state retailer charging me their states sales tax?
Replies: 20
Views: 937

Re: Why is out of state retailer charging me their states sales tax?

Typically, when you buy out of state the retailers terms are that title passes to you in that state. Thus, the transaction takes place in the seller’s state in this case NY. The retailer only has a license in its home state, so it can’t transact businessin your state. That’s the reason for the retai...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 12th, 2019, 5:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Understanding the Producers of Volnay
Replies: 91
Views: 2492

Re: Understanding the Producers of Volnay

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
February 12th, 2019, 5:18 pm
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
February 12th, 2019, 5:13 pm
Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
February 12th, 2019, 3:57 pm
Was 2010 the last vintage from Louis Boillot? I just opened a 10 Grande Poisots tonight which is beautiful.
How about a label shot?
That the producer Nathan is mentioning.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 12th, 2019, 5:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Understanding the Producers of Volnay
Replies: 91
Views: 2492

Re: Understanding the Producers of Volnay

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
February 12th, 2019, 3:57 pm
Was 2010 the last vintage from Louis Boillot? I just opened a 10 Grande Poisots tonight which is beautiful.
How about a label shot?
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 11th, 2019, 5:18 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Toronto Restaurants
Replies: 11
Views: 144

Re: Toronto Restaurants

Bar Raval with its Gaudi like interior is nice, but it’s a bar. Good food and sherry.
Locals will have Chinese recommendations.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 11th, 2019, 3:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Great Wine Regions You Neglect
Replies: 45
Views: 1298

Re: Great Wine Regions You Neglect

Bordeaux, I never drink the stuff. The PLCB doesn’t have much to offer. Maybe others can point the way. I also don’t drink port or anything south of the equator.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 9th, 2019, 6:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?
Replies: 66
Views: 4227

Re: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
February 9th, 2019, 6:23 pm
That was a joke, Tom
I know, same here. I didn’t get the flipper part if that’s part of the joke.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 9th, 2019, 6:23 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Electric Kettle
Replies: 21
Views: 558

Re: Electric Kettle

I have had a Bonavita for over a year now. Very happy with it. Surprisingly fast. $90 on Amazon. https://bonavitaworld.com/products/17l-variable-temperature-kettle George This is what we have, lightly used for tea. Interior is still pristine, but the water is filtered through a zerowater filter. Th...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 9th, 2019, 6:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?
Replies: 66
Views: 4227

Re: Example of highly allocated, yet inexpensive wines?

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
February 9th, 2019, 6:02 pm
Markus S wrote:
February 9th, 2019, 5:55 pm
Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
February 9th, 2019, 5:13 pm
Juge - But now gone, cut to 6 after years of full cases at $50
Gotta know the right board members who buy this in pallet-sized quantities! [wink.gif]
Damn LA flippers!
More complaints about the unmoderated acquisition of northern Rhône wine?
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 9th, 2019, 7:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My first Keller gmax
Replies: 86
Views: 3363

Re: My first Keller gmax

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
February 9th, 2019, 6:46 am
$1000+ a bottle, minuscule production...

Yep, that’s a wine to focus on.;)
Rarer even than an LV handbag. [stirthepothal.gif]
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 9th, 2019, 7:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My first Keller gmax
Replies: 86
Views: 3363

Re: My first Keller gmax

Wasn't saying that, just that high-end Keller is what, like ~3 Gs as I understand. 10% of that is 300 dollars, 1% is 30 bucks * 3 (or 3%) is 90 bucks. I feel comfortable finding comparable QPR in German Riesling for within that realm, for me. Wanted to help you with the math there. Or I can call my...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 9th, 2019, 6:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My first Keller gmax
Replies: 86
Views: 3363

Re: My first Keller gmax

Wasn't saying that, just that high-end Keller is what, like ~3 Gs as I understand. 10% of that is 300 dollars, 1% is 30 bucks * 3 (or 3%) is 90 bucks. I feel comfortable finding comparable QPR in German Riesling for within that realm, for me. Wanted to help you with the math there. Or I can call my...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 9th, 2019, 4:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My first Keller gmax
Replies: 86
Views: 3363

Re: My first Keller gmax

Not unusual predominant themes here I see. Red > white, or white > red, or red and white can get along... Its preferences and palates vary. I love well-aged Rieslings and they can hit notes on the spectrum that reds can't for me, hence why I appreciate them. Reds, my fetish being Burg, can do thing...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 8th, 2019, 6:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My first Keller gmax
Replies: 86
Views: 3363

Re: My first Keller gmax

Only a couple. I had G Max before it became a thing. I thought it was good, but didn’t consider it some sine qua non of Riesling. I am generally not bowled over by Keller. I have been blown away by other white wines, including Trimbach CSH Hors Choix, J. J. Christoffel Eiswein, J.J Prum Auslese, Mu...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 8th, 2019, 5:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My first Keller gmax
Replies: 86
Views: 3363

Re: My first Keller gmax

It’s not under $30 (more like $50) but a Nigl Riesling Privat that I had late in 2018 was one of the single greatest wines of my life. It stopped me in my tracks, which is something I have experienced with very few wines, red or white. I’m not disputing that there may be occasional examples, but as...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 8th, 2019, 5:45 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Eating and Drinking in Paris (Updated November 2018)
Replies: 116
Views: 6567

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

i like verre volle, but i think there are much better choices with your limited time in terms of wine, it really depends who is on the floor a couple of times i was taken back into the walk-in cellar and another time it was a whole lot of nothing aight kiddos Leaving for France friday Arrive saturd...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 8th, 2019, 5:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My first Keller gmax
Replies: 86
Views: 3363

Re: My first Keller gmax

Not unusual predominant themes here I see. Red > white, or white > red, or red and white can get along... Its preferences and palates vary. I love well-aged Rieslings and they can hit notes on the spectrum that reds can't for me, hence why I appreciate them. Reds, my fetish being Burg, can do thing...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 8th, 2019, 1:19 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 119
Views: 2710

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

Please tell me you don’t add mayo to your tuna salad. I despise tuna salad. No I don’t unless it homemade mayo from my EVOO, normally it’s tuna, a small amount of finely diced onion and celery like a tsp each, EVOO, salt and pepper. I do love a toasted baguette half with a layer of homemade mayo or...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 7th, 2019, 7:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Restaurant - Waiter pouring etiquette
Replies: 104
Views: 3372

Re: Restaurant - Waiter pouring etiquette

Ray when I read your post I knew you were referring to Michelin starred restaurants or equivalents. Not everyone has the luxury, for me it is at least a 200 mile drive. It’s sad that you don’t realize that, but I doubt you give a damn.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 7th, 2019, 4:23 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 119
Views: 2710

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

Benny P wrote:
February 7th, 2019, 2:29 pm
I’m in no particular hurry but just curious if there is an estimated shipping timeframe for an order of jamon with the jamon stand. My friends and I are planning a gathering to try the jamon and just wanted to get a general timeframe if there is one. Thanks!
I would try email.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 7th, 2019, 4:23 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 119
Views: 2710

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
February 5th, 2019, 11:18 am
It looks like shipping has started.
I received my shipment but it wasn’t my BD10 order.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 2nd, 2019, 7:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sandlands 2019 release date
Replies: 60
Views: 2993

Sandlands 2019 release date

As a PSA and an effort to reduce feelings of panic brough on by resurrecting the 2018 release thread, let’s use this thread for comments.

The release appears to be coming in early to mid-February per Instagram.
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 31st, 2019, 7:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"
Replies: 321
Views: 9347

Re: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"

Posts to the effect of, "When Millennials reach their prime earning years, we'll see how things change" seem to me to assume that Millennials will have prime earning years and spending power commensurate with generations that came before them. Presently, this seems like a very poor assumption. The ...
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 31st, 2019, 6:59 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Eating and Drinking in Paris (Updated November 2018)
Replies: 116
Views: 6567

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

Andrew Kotowski wrote:
January 31st, 2019, 3:51 am
FWIW - I love this lady's site, and she has several of our collective favorites on it. Might consider bookmarking it, as she updates much more frequently than other sites (Paris by Mouth, Leibowitz, etc.) -> http://www.parisfoodaffair.com/new-pari ... wine-bars/
Only 8 posts in 2018.
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 27th, 2019, 2:13 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Good dining in San Diego?
Replies: 22
Views: 1430

Re: Good dining in San Diego?

Went to AR Valentien for lunch, fish special was very good wished I ordered it. They had Liquid Farm by the glass at a reasonable price. Pizzette and duck with lentils were very good. Sushi Ota was very good, wine glasses were not the worst. Byo’d Vilmart. Herb and Wood was good but didn’t meet expe...
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 27th, 2019, 1:37 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Wine Glasses, and a few Zaltos if you need them
Replies: 147
Views: 4798

Re: Grassl Wine Glasses, and a few Zaltos if you need them

BTW. No risk folks. 100% Satisfaction. No restock fee. I’ll pay the freight to get them back if you don’t like them. Well that pushed me over the edge. I had planned to buy 4 GGGs and 6 Standarts today but was disappointed by the significantly higher price of the Gabes compared to last year's price...
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 26th, 2019, 8:51 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 10 (as featured in Forbes!) Master Thread - MASSIVE RECORDS SET!!!
Replies: 219
Views: 12481

Re: BerserkerDay 10 Master Thread (as featured in Forbes!) - PREVIEW DAY HAS ENDED!

Nola Palomar wrote:
January 26th, 2019, 6:17 pm
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
January 26th, 2019, 5:44 pm
Nola Palomar wrote:
January 26th, 2019, 5:08 pm


Pain for you is flirtysmile for me!! Great start!
no 3/3 offer of the vinegars?
3 Modena and 3 Sherry? I can add that!
Yep, that’s it.
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 26th, 2019, 5:44 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 10 (as featured in Forbes!) Master Thread - MASSIVE RECORDS SET!!!
Replies: 219
Views: 12481

Re: BerserkerDay 10 Master Thread (as featured in Forbes!) - PREVIEW DAY HAS ENDED!

Nola Palomar wrote:
January 26th, 2019, 5:08 pm
Anton D wrote:
January 26th, 2019, 4:58 pm
Great start!

Already feeling the pain.
Pain for you is flirtysmile for me!! Great start!
no 3/3 offer of the vinegars?
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 18th, 2019, 9:32 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 10 (as featured in Forbes!) Master Thread - MASSIVE RECORDS SET!!!
Replies: 219
Views: 12481

Re: BerserkerDay 10 Master Thread - FAQ/Info/Discussion

Why BD10 rather than BDX? Don’t want to confuse the Francophiles? Better to use BD10 , as BDX confuses the frequent flyers on this site. neener https://airports-list.com/airport/bdx People who can’t differentiate between a wine and an airport should probably stay home and not fly. Or at least Uber/...
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 18th, 2019, 12:19 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Veleta EVOO
Replies: 16
Views: 710

Re: Veleta EVOO

I was contacted by one of your top customer service reps, I appreciate the Palomar family customer service.
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 18th, 2019, 12:16 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Recommendations for a light lunch in Las Vegas?
Replies: 9
Views: 225

Re: Recommendations for a light lunch in Las Vegas?

Milos for sure. Also tapas at Jaleo in cosmo
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 10th, 2019, 6:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Termite Tenting and Wine Storage
Replies: 28
Views: 894

Re: Termite Tenting and Wine Storage

Unfortunately, we discovered drywood termites in the covered garage. A termite company will do a visual inspection tomorrow. I have a temperature controlled wine cabinet. Is it safe to leave the wine in place while the tenting is done? Or do I have to remove? Any info would be appreciated. Mahalo. ...
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 9th, 2019, 12:08 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Places to eat in London?
Replies: 21
Views: 535

Re: Places to eat in the London?

Russell Faulkner wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 8:12 pm
I guess this is proof people don’t click your links Victor! :)
That is victor’s blind links
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 5th, 2019, 7:47 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Philadelphia, PA
Replies: 459
Views: 84060

Re: Philadelphia, PA

Melagrano had good pasta,but too many kids on Sunday. We do miss the byobs, just not the same in pittsburgh.
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 5th, 2019, 7:45 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Philadelphia, PA
Replies: 459
Views: 84060

Re: Philadelphia, PA

Will byob was quite nice, best duck we’ve had. Bone marrow wasn’t up to Bibou standards but what is? Nice service and handicap accessible. Traffic on Passayunk was nuts the Saturday before Xmas, but I scored a nearby parking space.
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 5th, 2019, 2:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Update: FEDERAL INDICTMENT - Safe Harbour Wine Storage and Bill Holder – CRIMINAL
Replies: 125
Views: 19402

Re: Update: FEDERAL INDICTMENT - Safe Harbour Wine Storage and Bill Holder – CRIMINAL

Knowingly seeking to sell stolen goods is a felony, even if the possession was gained unknowingly. The holder must turn them over to law enforcement agencies for proper resolution, and not directly to either a third-party buyer or even the original owner. Have any citations for that assertion? LOL,...
by Tom G l a s g o w
January 1st, 2019, 4:17 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Amalfi in March
Replies: 10
Views: 317

Re: Amalfi in March

We considered Amalfi in late March for our honeymoon. Weather and the fact that many places were closed kept as away. https://www.positano.com/en/when-to-go I think it’s likely to be wet. As a plus, the roads should be free of traffic.
by Tom G l a s g o w
December 29th, 2018, 2:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: You can all kiss my Welsh ass
Replies: 71
Views: 4040

Re: You can all kiss my Welsh ass

I have just had a great night night enjoying wines and Bourbon with good friends That is the whole point of why i do this, my friends would never buy the wines i brought for us to drink and i dont give a F**k that they wouldnt Wine is meant to be enjoyed and the rest is bullshit, they didnt care wh...
by Tom G l a s g o w
December 29th, 2018, 2:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dim Sum matching?
Replies: 97
Views: 1805

Re: Dim Sum matching?

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
December 28th, 2018, 7:18 pm
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
December 28th, 2018, 6:51 pm
Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
December 27th, 2018, 11:54 am
Krug 04 was pretty nice with it last week too.
Is this homemade? Or are you keeping your source confidential?
The dim sum places? It was at Capital
I posted before I saw Charlie and you discuss the Cali dim sum places. I was hoping you had a SW PA restaurant you recommend.
by Tom G l a s g o w
December 28th, 2018, 6:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dim Sum matching?
Replies: 97
Views: 1805

Re: Dim Sum matching?

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
December 27th, 2018, 11:54 am
Krug 04 was pretty nice with it last week too.
Is this homemade? Or are you keeping your source confidential?

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