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by Tom G l a s g o w
April 3rd, 2020, 2:32 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?
Replies: 23
Views: 924

Re: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?

alan weinberg wrote:
April 2nd, 2020, 5:46 pm
d’Artagnan’s shipping costs are crazy. Try pasturebird.com.
D’Artagnan had free shipping occasionally. They have a current offer.
by Tom G l a s g o w
April 1st, 2020, 8:24 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Mandoline recommendations?
Replies: 15
Views: 399

Re: Mandoline recommendations?

Milton Hudson wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 8:01 am
In the photo above I have the one in the top left. I do like the storage and have had zero issues with the guard
The OXO used to be the top rated choice.
by Tom G l a s g o w
April 1st, 2020, 8:23 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Coffee maker recommendations?
Replies: 233
Views: 14113

Re: Coffee maker recommendations?

i've had this for a little while now, overall very satisfied thus far. besides the markings, what are your thoughts on it? how much grounds (grams) do you brew with? I like it, or will like it, when the kids and their SOs visit, as it makes 15 cups. I don’t like (with any Technivorm) the inability ...
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 30th, 2020, 5:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pobega Everything
Replies: 3
Views: 544

Pobega Everything

Yep, anything that comes in the door isn’t safe.
Tonight it was Rivers Marie Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2018. Quite a nice tipple and has all the qualities I like in a Cali Chardonnay.
Man, wrestling that cork out of the bottle was like trying to land a Great White.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 29th, 2020, 5:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: UV on Wine?
Replies: 7
Views: 361

Re: UV on Wine?

by Tom G l a s g o w
March 29th, 2020, 7:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux
Replies: 39
Views: 1152

Re: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux

Ramon C wrote:
March 29th, 2020, 7:47 am
IlkkaL wrote:
March 29th, 2020, 6:54 am

... very early on I got some good assistance from GaryVee and blogs like Brooklynguy
Now, Brooklynguy ... that is a good-influence blog and wine-drinker.
Last I looked it’s still dormant.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 27th, 2020, 6:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Sandlands Refosco (USA, California, Napa Valley)
Replies: 14
Views: 478

Re: TN: 2017 Sandlands Refosco (USA, California, Napa Valley)

Beat down, but what about the 2018?
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 27th, 2020, 6:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rivers Marie shipping issue resolved
Replies: 11
Views: 1176

Re: Rivers Marie order hijacked?

GregT wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 5:59 pm
Same first two letters is all they needed?

I'm going to get on every mailing list ever. Someone who has my initials has to be buying stuff.
Careful, someone with dyslexia might confuse GT with TG.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 27th, 2020, 10:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Sandlands Cinsault (USA, California, Central Valley, Lodi)
Replies: 17
Views: 1131

Re: TN: 2018 Sandlands Cinsault (USA, California, Central Valley, Lodi)

Holy man. This is awesome. Unfortunately, unable to access my offsite or passive right now so I'm saying "f*ck it" and drinking bottles as they come in (perfect timing for shipping season!). Since I have 2 bottles of the Cinsault, decided to pop one tonight and all I can say is Brian's note hits th...
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 23rd, 2020, 5:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Sandlands Cinsault (USA, California, Central Valley, Lodi)
Replies: 17
Views: 1131

Re: TN: 2018 Sandlands Cinsault (USA, California, Central Valley, Lodi)

Holy man. This is awesome. Unfortunately, unable to access my offsite or passive right now so I'm saying "f*ck it" and drinking bottles as they come in (perfect timing for shipping season!). Since I have 2 bottles of the Cinsault, decided to pop one tonight and all I can say is Brian's note hits th...
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 23rd, 2020, 7:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: VIRUS-SMELL LOSS?
Replies: 33
Views: 1986

Re: VIRUS-SMELL LOSS?

...since true ageusia (inability to taste basic tastes) is a completely different story and I don't know if you can get that from the Coronavirus as well. It's been in the news yesterday. Reports from France and Iran of this being a reasonably common (but not universal) symptom. Also shared by the ...
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 21st, 2020, 6:29 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Gourmet houses still shipping
Replies: 27
Views: 1190

Re: Gourmet houses still shipping

Had a one day shipping delay, went out a day late.perfectly understandable and it was shipped overnight. Delicious food but I made a mistake ordering the full 12 person version.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 19th, 2020, 12:34 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Gourmet houses still shipping
Replies: 27
Views: 1190

Re: Gourmet houses still shipping

This would be a good place to let people know where you can order. Probably will need continual updating. D’Artagnan is offering free shipping, and there is a special deal on their excellent cassoulet kit. Flannery is still shipping. I got a d'Artagnan shipment literally a month ago. Though the cas...
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 19th, 2020, 12:32 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anyone really into drinking Tea?
Replies: 210
Views: 13243

Re: Anyone really into drinking Tea?

So gentleman, did you enjoy the tea? Sometimes there is trial and error in figuring out the best way to brew. Of course, you can always bug the folks at Floating Leaves for advice. Jason I’m enjoying the Crimson Lishan. I think I was brewing too cold at 180F, 6 grams per 170 grams of water about 6 ...
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 17th, 2020, 6:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PLCB turning off the lights...
Replies: 24
Views: 1636

Re: PLCB turning off the lights...

R. Gleiberm@n wrote:
March 17th, 2020, 5:44 pm
This is serious, I forgot to get Champagne and anniversary is Friday. Oh well, off to the offsite.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 17th, 2020, 5:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PLCB turning off the lights...
Replies: 24
Views: 1636

Re: PLCB turning off the lights...

If I understand the implications correctly, all PA citizens will be prohibited from buying wine and spirits meanwhile, even if from out of state. I don't know diddly squat about Internal Medicine, but for years I have been nursing a layman's vague impression that if an alcoholic's metabolism has .....
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 17th, 2020, 5:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Sandlands Cinsault (USA, California, Central Valley, Lodi)
Replies: 17
Views: 1131

Re: TN: 2018 Sandlands Cinsault (USA, California, Central Valley, Lodi)

Agree with much of Rich’s note. Pop and pour, only rested a few days. Love Sandlands, real special.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 17th, 2020, 12:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]
Replies: 294
Views: 22353

Re: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]

maureen nelson wrote:
March 17th, 2020, 12:11 pm
site says out of 20 oz and 24 oz NY strips - trying to find out if it is possible to place a back order - has anyone managed to do so?
Call or email
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 17th, 2020, 12:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wines to AVOID due to VIRUS
Replies: 11
Views: 1775

Re: Wines to AVOID due to VIRUS

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not wine but timing is great
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 15th, 2020, 6:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Newsom orders all California wineries to close
Replies: 52
Views: 3114

Re: Newsom orders all California wineries to close

GregT wrote:
March 15th, 2020, 6:09 pm
I realize that Tom, which is why I'm wondering why the wine store would shut down. They ONLY sell packaged items and in NYC you can't operate a wine bar with a retail outlet. So what is to be gained?
Protect employees and customers, are you really that dense?
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 15th, 2020, 6:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Newsom orders all California wineries to close
Replies: 52
Views: 3114

Re: Newsom orders all California wineries to close

And told healthcare workers including docs over 65 to stay home. That’s 25% of California docs. Ridiculous. We need to be there. This is sheer idiocy. The docs are some of the most educated people around and fully capable of deciding whether they should or should not show up for work. Wineries are ...
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 15th, 2020, 1:06 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 233
Views: 16588

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Marc, How and when did you season? Since I don't own a vacuum sealer, I season after cooking in one of two ways since Flannery beef always come in a cryo-pack: 1) Slice the beef while I eat, with every slice sprinkling salt and freshly ground pepper. 2) Put salt on the side of my dish. Slice beef, ...
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 14th, 2020, 7:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How long can you live on wine alone?
Replies: 12
Views: 1061

Re: How long can you live on wine alone?

Jeremy Holmes wrote:
March 14th, 2020, 3:38 pm
50 years.
This question was directed to non-aussies.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 14th, 2020, 5:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]
Replies: 294
Views: 22353

Re: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]

OwenB wrote:
March 14th, 2020, 5:11 pm
This is a rookie question, but does the steak ship/arrive frozen? I’d be buying it for future (likely a couple months out at least) consumption, so would be putting it in the freezer it upon arrival.
Mostly ship vacuum packed, but not frozen.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 14th, 2020, 1:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The shutdown of sports and other activities is going to give me time to . . .
Replies: 8
Views: 620

Re: The shutdown of sports and other activities is going to give me time to . . .

Finish my bathroom project. Shower floor stone set this morning. Grout in a few days. C3019CCC-9DD6-4545-834A-3E8A65FA6FD7.jpeg Yeah, but you're handy with that kind of crap. How about those of us who are klutzes? I just finished at zachys tasting some really good California wines. I brought my own...
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 14th, 2020, 7:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sandlands 2020 — Anyone know when?
Replies: 149
Views: 9000

Re: Sandlands 2020 — Anyone know when?

My delivery date been moved up twice, now due today.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 13th, 2020, 5:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sandlands 2020 — Anyone know when?
Replies: 149
Views: 9000

Re: Sandlands 2020 — Anyone know when?

Scott Brunson wrote:
March 13th, 2020, 2:30 pm
Collected a few of mine from my offsite but left the remainder for the next visit
A sign of the end of days?
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 12th, 2020, 4:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sabelli-Frisch Wines
Replies: 23
Views: 1494

Re: Sabelli-Frisch Wines

Paul Miller wrote:
March 12th, 2020, 2:38 pm
Mine arrived yesterday. Agree with the comments above. Funny, my wife immediately said the same things about the labels, and then she says, "Oh look, you got bottle #1."
Marketing genius
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 10th, 2020, 4:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sandlands 2020 — Anyone know when?
Replies: 149
Views: 9000

Re: Sandlands 2020 — Anyone know when?

Just got the shipping notice.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 8th, 2020, 7:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Baudry - Chinon "Le Clos Guillot" (France, Loire Valley, Touraine, Chinon)
Replies: 17
Views: 966

Re: TN: 2015 Baudry - Chinon "Le Clos Guillot" (France, Loire Valley, Touraine, Chinon)

I opened one of these yesterday and took to a small gathering of mostly non wine geeks. I noticed quite a bit of brett on the aromatic, and it was an education moment for a few in there group to explain what the aroma was and why. I left the rest of the bottle with the host, as he really liked it, ...
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 4th, 2020, 7:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Home purchase with wine cellar question
Replies: 36
Views: 2042

Re: Home purchase with wine cellar question

Vapor barriers are second nature to contractors, and they're not hard to install. True, but some contractors also like to cut corners, especially if a customer doesn’t know the right questions to ask or doesn’t know what they are looking at That's true - my uncle used to do it all the time. But the...
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 3rd, 2020, 6:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Guest etiquette: Wine glasses
Replies: 91
Views: 3906

Re: Guest etiquette: Wine glasses

Doug Schulman wrote:
March 3rd, 2020, 5:29 pm
Paul McCourt wrote:
March 3rd, 2020, 9:33 am
Not bringing glasses doesn’t necessarily mean the primary concern is offending them. Hell, if that was the issue my wife wouldn’t bring me.
Then why not?
Not everyone wants to be full on wine OCD at social events. It’s a party not a tasting.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 2nd, 2020, 5:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What would your classification of Loire reds be?
Replies: 154
Views: 8572

Re: What would your classification of Loire reds be?

First we had to worry about Charlie hoovering up N Rhône’s. Now Bobby is causing sell outs of Loire wines. Les Memories is just a memory at Crush.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 2nd, 2020, 6:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cleaning Zalto glass with metal pellets
Replies: 13
Views: 1190

Re: Cleaning Zalto glass with metal pellets

Aldo Sohm on polishing a wine glass:
Never ever twist the stem, you’ll break their necks.
by Tom G l a s g o w
March 2nd, 2020, 6:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pennsylvania is on sale today February 29
Replies: 11
Views: 954

Re: Pennsylvania is on sale today February 29

I’ve had so many damaged wines from PA state stores that I don’t purchase anything from them anymore. Not even online. Many of the stores have huge windows with sunlight beaming in all day. The temperature is warm in the stores and shipping/storage conditions are questionable at best. Anything disc...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 29th, 2020, 7:45 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 213
Views: 7839

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

San Francisco and Napa early August. Not considering canceling, yet. Wait and see. Chicago in June maybe a question mark, in no hurry to book airfare.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 22nd, 2020, 7:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What’s the most egregious thing you have seen done while serving wine?
Replies: 106
Views: 5639

Re: What’s the most egregious thing you have seen done while serving wine?

1) I watched two politicians formulate a tax bill while they were drinking wine. 2) In 1975, I was ’forced’ to add Seven Up and ice to a 1966 Gaja Sori San Lorenzo Langhe-Barbaresco in a restaurant/bar I worked in. After the owner watched me make the first glass, he went off to do something and I s...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 22nd, 2020, 6:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What’s the most egregious thing you have seen done while serving wine?
Replies: 106
Views: 5639

Re: What’s the most egregious thing you have seen done while serving wine?

1) I watched two politicians formulate a tax bill while they were drinking wine. 2) In 1975, I was ’forced’ to add Seven Up and ice to a 1966 Gaja Sori San Lorenzo Langhe-Barbaresco in a restaurant/bar I worked in. After the owner watched me make the first glass, he went off to do something and I s...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 22nd, 2020, 5:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Terry Theise / Michael Skurnik
Replies: 64
Views: 6290

Re: Terry Theise / Michael Skurnik

I, too, couldn't care less about the parting of ways, other than I hope that it works out well for both parties and that the wines on which they collaborated continue to be available. However, the inductive reasoning regarding on what terms they parted is fairly simple: All Theise material being ab...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 14th, 2020, 7:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]
Replies: 294
Views: 22353

Re: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach?

Hi All, I want to give you an update on what is going on with regards to" the fine mess I've gotten you all in" ! We hired 3 companies to look at each facet of our process; ingress, the platform, and egress. We have identified the problem and removed it. Somehow, a script was added at the egress si...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 12th, 2020, 6:53 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2411
Views: 147538

Re: New York City Restaurants

Bdklein wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 5:49 pm
Zachary Ross wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 7:26 am
Well, no more BYO at Jua - and corkage is $50 per bottle, and a two-bottle maximum.
???? No more BYO but corkage is $50 per bottle ?
BYO w/o corkage before they got a liquor license.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 9th, 2020, 1:31 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 233
Views: 16588

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
February 9th, 2020, 1:10 pm
Got a few petite filets and another picahna
Did you get the sale price?
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 9th, 2020, 12:52 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Anyone use Global Entry Program?
Replies: 513
Views: 33822

Re: Anyone use Global Entry Program?

Link them up?
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 9th, 2020, 12:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 233
Views: 16588

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Another email offer for filets and petite NY strips, 25% off. The discount isn’t being applied if the website for the filets.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 8th, 2020, 4:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Donating wine- how to calculate tax deduction?
Replies: 32
Views: 1507

Re: Donating wine- how to calculate tax deduction?

Or read Mark’s advice.
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 8th, 2020, 4:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Donating wine- how to calculate tax deduction?
Replies: 32
Views: 1507

Re: Donating wine- how to calculate tax deduction?

You deduct the full current value. No different that if you donated a stock that had appreciated in value. At this total dollar value the irs may not really care. If it was $10,000 or $100,000 they may take notice. Stocks are marketable securities, not collectibles. Over $5k and you need an apprais...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 6th, 2020, 6:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A Dirty and Rowdy Confession
Replies: 49
Views: 4112

Re: A Dirty and Rowdy Confession

Crap. Wat? Oh nothing. I was at a stop lite checking the thread and saw people buying yesterday. I checked my email and didn’t see a D&R release email. I typed crap and the lite turned green. Now I see it was a pre-release so to speak. newhere You may have gotten the email, I didn’t notice mine exc...
by Tom G l a s g o w
February 6th, 2020, 6:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Catherine et Pierre Breton Bourgueil Clos Sénéchal
Replies: 19
Views: 639

Re: TN: 2005 Catherine et Pierre Breton Bourgueil Clos Sénéchal

Brings back memories, Joe Dressner had raved about it. so I bought the last bottle from CSW and drank it young. Wish I could have gotten more.

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