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by T Welch
September 17th, 2019, 1:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Let Your Saxums Age!
Replies: 20
Views: 1044

Re: Let Your Saxums Age!

D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
September 17th, 2019, 1:40 pm
Jim Cowan wrote:
September 17th, 2019, 11:25 am
I agree with your title.
I'm going to have to disagree with my friend Jim on this one. Your title should be "Let Your Saxa Age!" [wink.gif]
For Saximum enjoyment. We enjoyed a 2007 Booker last week.
by T Welch
September 12th, 2019, 3:22 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Oahu wine stores and restaurant recs
Replies: 4
Views: 132

Re: Oahu wine stores and restaurant recs

As far as the wine goes, you might try searching for "Honolulu Wine Stores or Oahu Wine Stores." There are quite a few options. NK Wine Shop seems to have a nice selection.
by T Welch
September 9th, 2019, 6:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine dinner/event investment fraud scheme - Omar Khan
Replies: 25
Views: 2376

Re: DA Probing Omar Khan, Wine Consultant For Scamming Wall St. Elite

Anton D wrote:
September 9th, 2019, 6:23 pm
Oh, man, not again.

This guy must be stopped.
It's deja vu all over again.
by T Welch
September 4th, 2019, 10:07 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 97
Views: 5332

Re: Another Flannery PSA

My order had a lot of brown. Is this normal? The steaks were shipped frozen, but arrived thawed. The foam was detached on one side. The ice packs were still frozen. They’re dry aged, they come a shade of brown. They are shipped fresh, not frozen. Your steaks will be fines as long as the vacuum seal...
by T Welch
August 31st, 2019, 1:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 19th hole - MacDonald 2016 and 2017 vintages
Replies: 18
Views: 1650

Re: 19th hole - MacDonald 2016 and 2017 vintages

Kris Patten wrote:
August 30th, 2019, 9:02 pm
Craig G wrote:
August 30th, 2019, 8:43 pm
Golf notes are useless without scores.
Huge +1.
Only a bogey. No big deal.
by T Welch
August 21st, 2019, 10:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dehlinger live
Replies: 9
Views: 497

Re: Dehlinger live

We really enjoyed the 2014 rose last night.
by T Welch
August 17th, 2019, 4:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: OK to store long-term in OWC?
Replies: 37
Views: 2101

Re: OK to store long-term in OWC?

Kris Patten wrote:
August 17th, 2019, 3:58 pm
What's up with the case of Gordon's Gin or Vodka?

Odd cellar occupant.
It's gordonswine.com
by T Welch
August 13th, 2019, 4:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Water quality agency claims vintner’s business improperly cleared Cloverdale land
Replies: 24
Views: 1423

Re: Water quality agency claims vintner’s business improperly cleared Cloverdale land

Dave McIsaac wrote:
August 13th, 2019, 1:00 pm
Dagnabbit Truett!! [wow.gif] [cheers.gif]
Now what did I do?
by T Welch
August 13th, 2019, 2:12 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Eggland’s Best Eggs
Replies: 72
Views: 2547

Re: Eggland’s Best Eggs

Betty C wrote:
August 13th, 2019, 2:10 pm
Jay Miller wrote:
August 13th, 2019, 2:08 pm
T Welch wrote:
August 13th, 2019, 2:02 pm


I disagree, but omelet your comment go.
He’s right, it’s a shell of its former self.
Really? A little birdie told me that chicks dig it.
I'm sure, but not some of the hard-boiled characters around here.
by T Welch
August 13th, 2019, 2:02 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Eggland’s Best Eggs
Replies: 72
Views: 2547

Re: Eggland’s Best Eggs

Brent C l a y t o n wrote:
August 13th, 2019, 1:11 pm
This thread is not all that it's cracked up to be.
I disagree, but omelet your comment go.
by T Welch
August 12th, 2019, 6:13 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Eggland’s Best Eggs
Replies: 72
Views: 2547

Re: Eggland’s Best Eggs

Betty C wrote:
August 12th, 2019, 5:35 pm
David K o l i n wrote:
August 12th, 2019, 5:23 pm
To chicken to answer my question on your egg statement, Bruce?
The problem is that he thinks he’s the cock of the walk.
Your egging him on is only eggsacerbating the situation.
by T Welch
August 11th, 2019, 2:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10746
Views: 387993

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Steve Gautier wrote:
August 11th, 2019, 1:56 pm
Had a beautiful 2003 Lagier Meredith Syrah last night.
That's great to read. We have a couple hiding somewhere.
by T Welch
August 10th, 2019, 7:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2225
Views: 145047

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Brian Tuite wrote:
July 23rd, 2019, 7:14 pm
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This one. Oops. It's the 2017 Cole Ranch Riesling.
by T Welch
August 10th, 2019, 2:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What red/white blends have you tried?
Replies: 54
Views: 1486

Re: What red/white blends have you tried?

Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Chianti.
by T Welch
July 31st, 2019, 6:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wineries to not miss in Gold Country?
Replies: 11
Views: 519

Re: Wineries to not miss in Gold Country?

In fact, maybe do a search of Ken's posts. He's the man to help you.
by T Welch
July 31st, 2019, 6:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wineries to not miss in Gold Country?
Replies: 11
Views: 519

Re: Wineries to not miss in Gold Country?

Ken Zinns should be along shortly...
by T Welch
July 21st, 2019, 2:22 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: National Ice Cream Day
Replies: 3
Views: 688

National Ice Cream Day

Have at it folks. It's also National Junk Food Day and National Creme Brûlée Day. It's also National Hot Dog Month and National Grilling Month. I was born on National Chocolate Souffle Day. You?

http://www.scottrobertsweb.com/complete ... food-days/
by T Welch
July 14th, 2019, 10:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Stranded on a deserted island - 1 wine, 1 beer, 1 spirit
Replies: 87
Views: 2857

Re: Stranded on a deserted island - 1 wine, 1 beer, 1 spirit

Can't I just have one bourbon, one scotch and one beer?
by T Welch
July 6th, 2019, 11:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A wine tasting contest superior: Vincent Price vs. Peter Loire
Replies: 16
Views: 916

Re: A wine tasting contest superior: Vincent Price vs. Peter Loire

Apt spellcheck in your subject line, Blake. Should have been Vincent Priorat vs. Peter Loire.
by T Welch
July 2nd, 2019, 12:41 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What meals did you grow up on
Replies: 72
Views: 2902

Re: What meals did you grow up on

SOS - "$hit On a Shingle Chipped beef, butter, flour, milk and pepper over toast Sounds gross, but is quite tasty I used to regularly get Leo's chipped beef (a sixteenth of an inch?) with French's mustard on pillowy white bread for lunch. And I think Mom did make the SOS occasionally. What the heck...
by T Welch
July 1st, 2019, 8:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1442
Views: 96737

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

2012 Pagani Ranch. Exactly what I wanted with grilled pork ribs.
by T Welch
June 26th, 2019, 7:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FIVE WINOS EXCELLENT ADVENTURE , MOSTLY IN BURGUNDY - Beaune, France (6/7/2019-6/15/2019)
Replies: 52
Views: 3952

Re: June 7th to 9th

Suddenly, my glass of Bedrock rose doesn't seem so impressive. Well done. Color me jealous. [cheers.gif]
by T Welch
June 26th, 2019, 12:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sonoma recommendations for a group offsite
Replies: 10
Views: 496

Re: Sonoma recommendations for a group offsite

Pride Mountain (mostly in Sonoma) is about a half hour away and has picnic tables with great views. Fisher is another beautiful property a few minutes closer than Pride.
by T Welch
June 26th, 2019, 11:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sonoma recommendations for a group offsite
Replies: 10
Views: 496

Re: Sonoma recommendations for a group offsite

Sonoma Valley/Kenwood area would be closest. Chateau St. Jean has beautiful grounds and a picnic area, I believe.
by T Welch
June 26th, 2019, 11:43 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Epicurean reward for congeniality...
Replies: 5
Views: 1210

Re: Epicurean reward for congeniality...

A huge +1
by T Welch
June 21st, 2019, 12:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: DELETE THREAD
Replies: 32
Views: 2413

Re: DELETE THREAD

Markus S wrote:
June 21st, 2019, 11:40 am
Scott Brunson wrote:
June 21st, 2019, 11:20 am
So are we sacrificing the OP?
Not much of a sacrifice, really. He self-immolated on the first go round. [diablo.gif]
Let me stand next to your fire...
by T Welch
June 18th, 2019, 12:40 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Margaritas for a Crowd
Replies: 33
Views: 2021

Re: Margaritas for a Crowd

We use Lefty O'Doul's Margarita Mix. No high fructose corn syrup, I think.
by T Welch
June 17th, 2019, 6:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10746
Views: 387993

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2007 Dehlinger Syrah to go with grilled lamb chops.
by T Welch
June 16th, 2019, 3:34 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 2668

Re: True Confessions

Oops
by T Welch
June 16th, 2019, 10:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1442
Views: 96737

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

A 2012 Bedrock Vineyard Zin consumed last night was absolutely delicious. And with the added Petite Sirah and Alicante Bouschet I think it should drink well for several years.
by T Welch
June 14th, 2019, 10:41 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 2668

Re: True Confessions

I remember Herb Caen writing that Velveeta was in the gourmet food section in Chico markets. [wink.gif] Not just in it, it was it! I grew up in Reno. There, my mom told me the Kal Kan was “Mexican Food.” I thought the pig aortas were calamari. You got Kal Kan? Lucky you. I think the stuff which cou...
by T Welch
June 14th, 2019, 10:09 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 2668

Re: True Confessions

I remember Herb Caen writing that Velveeta was in the gourmet food section in Chico markets. [wink.gif]
by T Welch
June 14th, 2019, 1:57 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 2668

Re: True Confessions

Peanut butter and dill pickle sandwich.....Deelish!! Yep, I used to get those in my bag lunch back in the '60s. Check your old lunch box.......if one is there, I bet it is still good. champagne.gif I wouldn't be surprised. Still, that peanut butter and pickle sandwich had to be healthier than its p...
by T Welch
June 14th, 2019, 10:50 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 2668

Re: True Confessions

Dave McIsaac wrote:
June 9th, 2019, 9:20 am
Peanut butter and dill pickle sandwich.....Deelish!!
Yep, I used to get those in my bag lunch back in the '60s.
by T Welch
June 13th, 2019, 5:28 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: PSA - Flannery sale
Replies: 60
Views: 4897

Re: PSA - Flannery sale

I don't think Bryan ages the hangers and filets nearly as long as the New Yorks and ribeyes, so the moisture content is greater in the hangers and filets.
by T Welch
June 7th, 2019, 12:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The End Of Days
Replies: 17
Views: 1149

Re: The End Of Days

etomasi wrote:
June 7th, 2019, 12:28 pm
Can I reverse time to when I never read that?
Yes, if you happen to be Superman.
by T Welch
June 1st, 2019, 5:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How do you tell great grapes from average grapes
Replies: 52
Views: 2146

Re: How do you tell great grapes from average grapes

I thought a snotball is one of the pitches in MadBum's arsenal.
by T Welch
May 29th, 2019, 5:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I won't go into specifics but...
Replies: 44
Views: 4122

Re: I won't go into specifics but...

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
May 29th, 2019, 5:54 pm
We saw Derek with the ABB there in 09 I think. Incredible.
With Warren Haynes? I saw that show too. Outstanding.
by T Welch
May 29th, 2019, 5:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I won't go into specifics but...
Replies: 44
Views: 4122

Re: I won't go into specifics but...

Andrew Demaree wrote:
May 29th, 2019, 11:29 am
I don’t know squat about OR Pinot Gris, but have to second your advice about catching the Tedeschi Trucks Band in concert.
Yep, we saw them on 5/11 at the Fox in Oakland. Fantastic show at a great venue.
by T Welch
May 23rd, 2019, 6:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A historical perspective of the winery mailing list- Who was the first?
Replies: 21
Views: 1235

Re: A historical perspective of the winery mailing list- Who was the first?

Markus S wrote:
May 23rd, 2019, 5:54 pm
I always thought it was Stony Hill circa 1950's as well. Tom Hill should chime in, as I am sure he's followed them from the very start! neener
See post #11.
by T Welch
May 5th, 2019, 5:10 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: How do you prepare popcorn?
Replies: 29
Views: 1193

Re: How do you prepare popcorn?

Sous vide, of course.
by T Welch
April 29th, 2019, 1:11 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Suggestions for Grand Tetons, Yellowstone & Environs ?
Replies: 11
Views: 526

Re: Suggestions for Grand Tetons, Yellowstone & Environs ?

Howard was partner with Jimmy Jones until they sold the store (10 years ago?) and didn't guide. I think he worked a while for Jack Dennis before HCF and again after the sale. He was my fishing buddy here in CA until he moved to Jackson 30 years ago. Helluva fisherman.
by T Welch
April 29th, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Suggestions for Grand Tetons, Yellowstone & Environs ?
Replies: 11
Views: 526

Re: Suggestions for Grand Tetons, Yellowstone & Environs ?

Dave, do you know Howard Cole, formerly of High Country Flies?
by T Welch
April 24th, 2019, 7:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another Napa Thread....
Replies: 22
Views: 2228

Re: Another Napa Thread....

While at pride, head to school house down the block. Intimate tour with some aged Pinot. Clippings from drc Napa Pinot and DRC. Lol. Actually, there's an interesting story here, involving suitcase cuttings of La Tache (I think) which were planted on the valley floor in the 1940s and none other than...
by T Welch
April 22nd, 2019, 5:47 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Hosting a Hi Fi Club meeting, what to cook?
Replies: 18
Views: 796

Re: Hosting a Hi Fi Club meeting, what to cook?

Michael Bowden wrote:
April 22nd, 2019, 5:29 pm
Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
April 22nd, 2019, 3:26 pm
Anton, all the time you spend here and leave us hanging?
Maybe he didn't want to toot his own horn? No reason to amp things up.
He came here looking for clarity and, as usual, things quickly became distorted.
by T Welch
April 16th, 2019, 2:08 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Suggestions for Grand Tetons, Yellowstone & Environs ?
Replies: 11
Views: 526

Re: Suggestions for Grand Tetons, Yellowstone & Environs ?

Crowds thin out after Labor Day so traffic isn't as bad. Also, the cooler weather gets the bison and elk moving to lower elevations so the wildlife viewing is excellent. You might want to consider a loop (either direction) which includes Idaho, West Yellowstone, Yellowstone Park, Grand Tetons, Jacks...
by T Welch
April 2nd, 2019, 7:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10746
Views: 387993

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

1997 Dehlinger Cab to go with some grilled lamb chops.
by T Welch
March 27th, 2019, 10:16 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Lodging in Carmel
Replies: 27
Views: 954

Re: Lodging in Carmel

We have friends who just stayed at La Playa in Carmel and loved it. I think the rates include breakfast and a shuttle.
by T Welch
March 25th, 2019, 6:33 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Lodging in Carmel
Replies: 27
Views: 954

Re: Lodging in Carmel

M. Taylor wrote:
March 25th, 2019, 6:31 pm
M. Dildine wrote:
March 25th, 2019, 2:44 pm
See if you can get into Mission Ranch.
If you can’t, go by for dinner and sit outside
And maybe Clint will drop by to tickle the ivories.

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