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by Robert M yers
June 19th, 2019, 9:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne Christophe Baron
Replies: 41
Views: 2150

Re: Champagne Christophe Baron

Ok so I win a lottery I’m pretty sure I was trying to lose to avoid the temptation. Curiosity may get the best of me here.
by Robert M yers
June 18th, 2019, 7:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I have no wine
Replies: 16
Views: 946

Re: I have no wine

Why wouldn’t they give you the opportunity to move your wine to a safe place if there was no damage or claim to be made on it?
by Robert M yers
June 18th, 2019, 9:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hail hits French/Swiss vineyards
Replies: 8
Views: 499

Re: Hail hits French/Swiss vineyards

Have hail storms always been an issue in France? Seems like almost every year now for the last several anyways.
by Robert M yers
June 18th, 2019, 9:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would you drink zero alcohol wine
Replies: 104
Views: 1794

Re: Would you drink zero alcohol wine

Thank you for your reason and levity Anton [thumbs-up.gif]
by Robert M yers
June 18th, 2019, 8:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would you drink zero alcohol wine
Replies: 104
Views: 1794

Re: Would you drink zero alcohol wine

I’m not arguing for either, I just think both groups are kidding themselves a bit behind a veil of expertise, knowledge, sometimes pretentiousness? I’m not saying anyone’s not being truthful, but I’m pretty sure when we tell our Dr how many drinks a week are consumed it gets doubled in the chart fo...
by Robert M yers
June 17th, 2019, 10:46 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Margaritas for a Crowd
Replies: 14
Views: 217

Re: Margaritas for a Crowd

You can squeeze ahead of time and freeze the lime juice. I think it’s about a lime and a half to 2 for us per Margarita.
by Robert M yers
June 17th, 2019, 10:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would you drink zero alcohol wine
Replies: 104
Views: 1794

Re: Would you drink zero alcohol wine

David, It’s my understanding that both the taste and the high can be different. (These both may not be as noticeable by Neal’s old methods of consumption). Im Not an expert but the thought is that terroir might affect the taste more than the high, although this is in infancy studies right now and lo...
by Robert M yers
June 17th, 2019, 9:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another restaurant wine list query
Replies: 10
Views: 498

Re: Another restaurant wine list query

Kris Patten wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 9:00 pm
Robert M yers wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 8:44 pm
Kris Patten wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 8:39 pm
Ramonet Ruchottes 2014
Rayas 2001
Cheating...that Rayas is $420.
Ramonet is £240. Under £800 total for bill.
I understood your reasoning But he said STRiCT per bottle in the request so I assumed he meant it. [cheers.gif] obviously the Rayas are all steals...
by Robert M yers
June 17th, 2019, 9:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would you drink zero alcohol wine
Replies: 104
Views: 1794

Re: Would you drink zero alcohol wine

I do not smoke weed currently, but have in the distant past. I cannot see any reason to smoke weed if you don't want to get high. To me, the sensation of filling my lungs with hot smoke is not pleasurable. The buzz is (from memory). There is absolutely no comparison to wine and alcohol. Wine is, I ...
by Robert M yers
June 17th, 2019, 8:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another restaurant wine list query
Replies: 10
Views: 498

Re: Another restaurant wine list query

Kris Patten wrote:
June 17th, 2019, 8:39 pm
Ramonet Ruchottes 2014
Rayas 2001
Cheating...that Rayas is $420.
by Robert M yers
June 17th, 2019, 8:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another restaurant wine list query
Replies: 10
Views: 498

Re: Another restaurant wine list query

04 Rayas @ $318
Selosse Rose @ $248
by Robert M yers
June 17th, 2019, 4:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would you drink zero alcohol wine
Replies: 104
Views: 1794

Re: Would you drink zero alcohol wine

If you could have the otherwise identical smell and taste, without alcohol (I know this isn’t possible, but if it were possible), I would love it, at least some of the time. Many of us may enjoy the buzz, but almost none of us WBers drink the wines we drink just to get a buzz. If you just cared abo...
by Robert M yers
June 15th, 2019, 9:39 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 33
Views: 1038

Re: True Confessions

White Castle - not enough people agree as they all went under north of Columbus.
by Robert M yers
June 15th, 2019, 8:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: First Bottle Wines Sale
Replies: 11
Views: 971

Re: PSA: First Bottle Wines Sale

Thanks for the heads up, ordered a mixed case of champagnes that were all several bucks cheaper than anywhere else online and free shipping to boot.
by Robert M yers
June 15th, 2019, 7:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Likely Wine Theft- What would you do?
Replies: 63
Views: 3075

Re: Likely Wine Theft- What would you do?

Wireless tags has a tag that will alert you if a door is opened. If you can’t put a camera in that would tell you immediately when someone opened your cellar door. At least you could identify who was at your house when the door has been opened.
by Robert M yers
June 13th, 2019, 7:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Best Young Beaucastel!
Replies: 19
Views: 1580

Re: The Best Young Beaucastel!

Are these now safe for us Brett averse drinkers? I’ve always stayed away due to my uncertainty.
by Robert M yers
June 12th, 2019, 7:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: L’Autre Mangot, St Emilion - please help me find for a friend
Replies: 7
Views: 213

Re: L’Autre Mangot, St Emilion - please help me find for a friend

Buy him a case of the Petrus and Ausone, he’ll get over it. :)
by Robert M yers
June 12th, 2019, 6:43 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Favorite San Francisco Hotel?
Replies: 15
Views: 357

Re: Favorite San Francisco Hotel?

When I’m in SF I love a hotel with a view, 2 that have really impressed me are Loews and the St Regis.
by Robert M yers
June 12th, 2019, 12:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another stupid poll about wine drinking
Replies: 56
Views: 1888

Re: Another stupid poll about wine drinking

Because as others have said, it’s really more beer or cocktail time, I’m going to go with bojo. Probably get a fruity light one put a chill on it and make it easy on the mind.
by Robert M yers
June 11th, 2019, 8:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Beaujolais
Replies: 52
Views: 4129

Re: 2017 Beaujolais

I want to put a case of 2017s together, and have access to the following wines. Which wines and how much of each would you recommend? TIA. 2017 Chateau Thivin Brouilly Reverdon 2017 Chateau Thivin Cote de Brouilly Cuvee Zaccharie 2017 Domaine du Vissoux Fleurie les Garants 2017 Domaine du Vissoux F...
by Robert M yers
June 11th, 2019, 4:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: So who here bought the Gonon Vieilles Vignes?
Replies: 20
Views: 2080

Re: So who here bought the Gonon Vieilles Vignes?

Yeah but what’s the difference at cellar door or at Say George’s shop?
by Robert M yers
June 11th, 2019, 4:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Case of the Clape
Replies: 29
Views: 1656

Re: TN: Case of the Clape

Jonathan Loesberg wrote:
June 11th, 2019, 2:26 pm
Matthew King wrote:
June 11th, 2019, 9:42 am
Adrian gets grief but astute readers will appreciate the thread title and number of wines reviewed!
I agree about the tasting notes. The joke about Clape is a very old one.
That Bill guy is back?
by Robert M yers
June 9th, 2019, 8:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Decent Chardonnay reccos?
Replies: 38
Views: 1937

Re: Decent Chardonnay reccos?

Since this thread is still going I was thinking Ramey rrv could please a wide range of people, although it’s been a couple of years since I’ve had it.
by Robert M yers
June 9th, 2019, 7:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Old Wine Spectator, Time Magazines
Replies: 14
Views: 849

Re: Old Wine Spectator, Time Magazines

Nola Palomar wrote:
June 9th, 2019, 5:31 pm
Already gone!
Well ... were they worth anything?
by Robert M yers
June 9th, 2019, 3:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1500
Views: 75005

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

Has there been any feedback on the 2008 Derot-Delugny
by Robert M yers
June 9th, 2019, 2:32 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1307
Views: 61227

Re: What did you cook tonight?

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Eggs with fresh summer truffles this morning. First time ever trying duck breast bacon from D’Artagnan. Although the pieces are small has pretty good flavor, very salty though (even for bacon).
by Robert M yers
June 9th, 2019, 2:19 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What's your favorite mustard? Fallot mustard photo added.
Replies: 39
Views: 1281

Re: What's your favorite mustard? Fallot mustard photo added.

How about these guys https://www.lacourtisanegourmet.com/collections/ketchup-mayo-mustard?page=2 Says they have freshly pumped Maille black and white truffle, although $$$. Fallot in ceramic too although the flavors appear sold out. Website is frustrating, I had scroll through all the mustards to fi...
by Robert M yers
June 9th, 2019, 7:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Consolidated 2016 Beaujolais TNs
Replies: 51
Views: 5566

Re: Consolidated 2016 Beaujolais TNs

2016 Metras Madame Germaine - very light, pretty and popping with fresh strawberry. Seems like the anti bojo as extraction does not seem to be the goal here. Nice acid zing, but also has an interesting silkiness which smooths it out on the palate. A bit of earthiness and minerality provokes an inter...
by Robert M yers
June 9th, 2019, 7:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Old Wine Spectator, Time Magazines
Replies: 14
Views: 849

Re: Old Wine Spectator, Time Magazines

I don’t think they are collectible really, except as curiosities. If you had a yard sale or something you might get a few bucks for the interesting ones is what I’d guess. I doubt the WS hold any value.
by Robert M yers
June 8th, 2019, 10:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA-Montelena Large Formats
Replies: 1
Views: 588

Re: PSA-Montelena Large Formats

Those Zinfandel mags seem slightly expensive?
by Robert M yers
June 7th, 2019, 8:42 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: PSA - Flannery sale
Replies: 54
Views: 2752

Re: PSA - Flannery sale

Bryan Cottriel wrote:
June 5th, 2019, 3:21 pm
It’s always great to get a note from Katie and Bryan especially when it says this [wow.gif] and comes with these [wink.gif]

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Where’s the 3rd Holy Shit one? neener
by Robert M yers
June 5th, 2019, 5:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 400YR Old Wine Goes Up For Auction
Replies: 25
Views: 2040

Re: 400YR Old Wine Goes Up For Auction

So they were afraid to taste it? And “surprisingly it still contained alcohol”?
by Robert M yers
June 5th, 2019, 5:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne Christophe Baron
Replies: 41
Views: 2150

Re: Champagne Christophe Baron

Mike Maguire wrote:
June 5th, 2019, 4:50 pm
I already have one in the cellar champagne.gif
How do we entice you to open it up and spill the beans...that’s the problem with onesies I guess. I’m guilty of holding them too long.
by Robert M yers
June 4th, 2019, 11:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: There is too much good German Riesling available
Replies: 77
Views: 2762

Re: There is too much good German Riesling available

Might also be that that I just keep drinking good ones (uninspiring) and cant differentiate enough between them. The title said “good” so I find that at a different level than inspiring I guess. I’ll never be a $100 Riesling buyer though that I can foresee, so if that’s what it takes to get me motiv...
by Robert M yers
June 4th, 2019, 10:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: There is too much good German Riesling available
Replies: 77
Views: 2762

Re: There is too much good German Riesling available

Obviously a great thing for us but I wonder about the producers. I’ve been saying for 5 years I’m going to start cellaring it more and I keep putting it off. I imagine it’s because it’s so available and relatively cheap with no real price pressure on quality wine. Certain producers sure, but there a...
by Robert M yers
June 4th, 2019, 3:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 02 dp p2 $399-thoughts?
Replies: 44
Views: 2594

Re: 02 dp p2 $399-thoughts?

Did they figure out who drank all the wine? Or were you slumped down against the wall with a bottle in each hand...champagne.gif
by Robert M yers
June 3rd, 2019, 3:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Next of Kyn release
Replies: 20
Views: 3234

Re: Next of Kyn release

Yeah, I let them know 3 out of 4 ain’t bad (chimere too).
by Robert M yers
June 1st, 2019, 3:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Next of Kyn release
Replies: 20
Views: 3234

Re: Next of Kyn release

Must be adding people as I received an offer yesterday and I signed up pretty early. Think I’m passing though as just don’t “need”this plus SQN and now Third Twin.
by Robert M yers
June 1st, 2019, 3:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Diamond Creek Offer - Only the rich need apply
Replies: 79
Views: 3640

Re: Diamond Creek Offer - Only the rich need apply

Roy, if I was in the market for your level of Napa cab you would be one of the first I’d contact. Your openness and willingness to build a relationship with your customers is awesome and unique. It’s easy to complain about pricing, but I hope your well thought out plan succeeds. If you ever bring on...
by Robert M yers
May 31st, 2019, 8:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Father's day wine 2019? Help me 'wow' dad with a monster Cali cab
Replies: 47
Views: 1660

Re: Father's day wine 2019? Help me 'wow' dad with a monster Cali cab

He likes the Classic labels .... he’s a Sinatra guy and it’s seems your trying to feed him Eminem. Nothing wrong with exploring, but my suggestion was to explore in the same era. If he didn’t like Molly Dooker it wasn’t because he’s looking for more fruit to be blown away by. Maybe it was because it...
by Robert M yers
May 31st, 2019, 4:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Low fill DRC - Drink or sell?
Replies: 57
Views: 3044

Re: Low fill DRC - Drink or sell?

If you decide to sell it part of the deal should be to never speak of the bottle again. You’ll feel some bad either way, but particularly worse if it goes one way versus the other.
by Robert M yers
May 31st, 2019, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Northern Rhone roundup
Replies: 13
Views: 1678

Re: Northern Rhone roundup

I had the 16 Blanc St Epine the other day and I thought it was great. I’m not a big Rhône white drinker either as they are usually much to flabby. This had great fruit and enough acid grip to hold my interest.
by Robert M yers
May 31st, 2019, 2:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bourgogne-Aligoté
Replies: 22
Views: 1473

Re: Bourgogne-Aligoté

Had previously bought a 1/2 case of the Chavey Chouet 2017 mentioned in the OP for $15. Thought that would make a good sipper. Thanks for that note
by Robert M yers
May 30th, 2019, 8:27 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Simplified Chinese Cuisine
Replies: 1
Views: 416

Re: Simplified Chinese Cuisine

I’d like to know how they get that meat on a toothpick so tender :)
by Robert M yers
May 30th, 2019, 8:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Northern Rhone roundup
Replies: 13
Views: 1678

Re: Northern Rhone roundup

Nice notes Zachary, I had about the same experience with the Cuchet recently too, needed way more air than I gave it. Good to hear the Pierres Seches might be doing something, I found it well made but so modern... What do you make of the Texier Cote rotie, I wouldn’t have thought it was a drink now ...
by Robert M yers
May 30th, 2019, 7:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Father's day wine 2019? Help me 'wow' dad with a monster Cali cab
Replies: 47
Views: 1660

Re: Father's day wine 2019? Help me 'wow' dad with a monster Cali cab

If he seems to like the classic wineries How about:

Mayacamus
Beringer
Dalla Valle
Seavey
If you want to push it $ wise then
Hillside Select, Staglin, Diamond Creek
by Robert M yers
May 30th, 2019, 12:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chelsea Wine Storage sued again for disposing of customer wine
Replies: 37
Views: 2564

Re: Chelsea Wine Storage sued again for disposing of customer wine

Is that why the storage locker type places don’t look at what’s in the locker when the renter doesn’t pay?
by Robert M yers
May 30th, 2019, 8:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Hunter Bastides Miraflors
Replies: 23
Views: 1805

Re: Wine Hunter Bastides Miraflors

Bought these yesterday ar wine library with free shipping code. Done & done can u share the code? pm would be great, thanks Sign up for an account, then Put it in your cart. Leave website and wait for code to arrive in your email. Back in stock @ Wine Library. Bought some for backyard sipping.
by Robert M yers
May 30th, 2019, 8:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11092
Views: 495135

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

PYCM rose. My first try at the Rose.

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