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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: 2343

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: 776

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: 1838

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: 1410
Views: 90687

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: 3049

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: 411

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: 411

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: 532

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: 2320

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: 29
Views: 1138

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: 10573
Views: 352107

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: 1860

Re: True Confessions

Oops
by T Welch
June 16th, 2019, 10:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1410
Views: 90687

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: 1860

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: 1860

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: 1860

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: 1860

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: 3952

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: 1113

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: 2029

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: 4010

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: 4010

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: 1186

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: 1112

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: 488

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: 488

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: 2096

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: 752

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: 488

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: 10573
Views: 352107

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: 898

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: 898

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.
by T Welch
March 17th, 2019, 8:16 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: SF lunch for 50 or so, near the Moscone Center
Replies: 13
Views: 707

Re: SF lunch for 50 or so, near the Moscone Center

I wonder if you could have a food truck or two show up, or a restaurant deliver to a nice rental room?
by T Welch
March 17th, 2019, 2:07 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: SF lunch for 50 or so, near the Moscone Center
Replies: 13
Views: 707

Re: SF lunch for 50 or so, near the Moscone Center

Dan, just about any restaurant is available for a private event, but at a substantial cost (room charge, food and beverage minimums, etc.) so probably not appropriate for Glenn's group.
by T Welch
March 16th, 2019, 10:51 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: SF lunch for 50 or so, near the Moscone Center
Replies: 13
Views: 707

Re: SF lunch for 50 or so, near the Moscone Center

dteng wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 10:45 am
Slanted Door?
Ferry building, not too far of a walk, good setting.
Lots of shops and distractions there too.
I doubt they would want to accommodate a group that large. I think The Slanted Door is the largest grossing restaurant in SF so they are always busy. But I might be wrong.
by T Welch
March 15th, 2019, 4:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: It's ready now...something I never though I'd say about a wine from this vintner!
Replies: 18
Views: 1625

Re: It's ready now...something I never though I'd say about a wine from this vintner!

We've had the 1986 and 1987 HM in the last year and both were outstanding.
by T Welch
March 11th, 2019, 5:17 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Cat Cora storms out of Alinea: looks like a chef with too strong a sense of entitlement.
Replies: 26
Views: 2003

Re: Cat Cora storms out of Alinea: looks like a chef with too strong a sense of entitlement.

She worked at Postino in Lafayette, CA, until about 15 years ago. I know a few people who worked with her. They said she could be difficult. Imagine that, a difficult chef.
by T Welch
March 8th, 2019, 12:40 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Batali out at his restaurants
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: Batali out at his restaurants

Anton D wrote:
March 7th, 2019, 9:05 pm
Victor Hong wrote:
March 6th, 2019, 2:10 pm
Eataly was a perfect place for using the bathroom. I will still go there, despite his being gone.
Do you pretend to be a diner?
Cruising for unattended doggie bags?
by T Welch
March 6th, 2019, 2:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recycled uses for OWC’s
Replies: 17
Views: 1002

Re: Recycled uses for OWC’s

I think some guy in Napa makes guitars from them.
by T Welch
March 5th, 2019, 11:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: laissez les bon temps rouler. What is everyone drinking for Marid Gras
Replies: 16
Views: 530

Re: laissez les bon temps rouler. What is everyone drinking for Marid Gras

lleichtman wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 11:12 am
Damn,meant to type Mardi Gras.
I think you can edit your subject line.
by T Welch
March 3rd, 2019, 6:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1410
Views: 90687

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

2014 Compagni Portis
by T Welch
February 24th, 2019, 6:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10573
Views: 352107

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2012 Carlisle, Zin, Sodini Vnyd. We had a 2015 Carlisle Dry Creek Zin (15% Petite Sirah) last night which rocked. Very expressive nose and big and luxurious on the palate. If you have a few try one soon, but there's no hurry. This one seems to be made for the long haul. I'm sure your 2012 Sodini is...
by T Welch
February 24th, 2019, 5:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10573
Views: 352107

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2007 J. Rochioli Little Hill PN
by T Welch
February 24th, 2019, 2:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 'Badass, aged red wines' at APL Hollywood, 2/21/19
Replies: 41
Views: 2218

Re: 'Badass, aged red wines' at APL Hollywood, 2/21/19

Fair amount of bone in the steaks tho! The tomahawk bone was gigantic. You didn’t see on your throne end of the table that John and Brian were gnawing on the bone. (Actually cutting off the ‘flavor’ (gristle) ) Hell yes. I’ve been trying to eat healthier, so once I fell off the wagon, I went deep. ...
by T Welch
February 21st, 2019, 8:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine drinking in France sucks
Replies: 287
Views: 14826

Re: Wine drinking in France sucks

Does Alan have EVERLAST tattooed on his forehead? [scratch.gif] It sure seems like he's treated as a punching bag! [wink.gif] Have I mentioned that the emojis here are great? newhere [wow.gif] Ive worked in some of the harshest and most severe conditions in the world under all kinds of stress, the ...
by T Welch
February 18th, 2019, 11:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date
Replies: 138
Views: 10145

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date

JDavisRoby wrote:
February 18th, 2019, 11:08 am
When y’all get your release tomorrow please save some for those of us that will be on the waiting list offer.
As you used the magic word, you got it. [cheers.gif]
by T Welch
February 17th, 2019, 7:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1410
Views: 90687

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

2012 James Berry Syrah How was it?? Sitting on a couple, feeling antsy to open one... Still dark and brooding. We decanted for an hour or so but it could have used a lot more. It was "just grab a bottle" to go with some Flannery beef and we have more, but I would recommend waiting another couple of...
by T Welch
February 17th, 2019, 4:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10573
Views: 352107

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

On deck is 2010 Rivers-Marie Occidental Ridge PN with fresh king salmon from BC.
by T Welch
February 17th, 2019, 12:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasted while at Lake Louise: Mellot, Pousse d’Or, Bouchard, Tolpuddle, Pio Cesare
Replies: 13
Views: 662

Re: Tasted while at Lake Louise: Mellot, Pousse d’Or, Bouchard, Tolpuddle, Pio Cesare

Is this the annual wine get together that Hank Gillespie so often attended? It saddens me that, though we talked about it, I never got there to meet him. He really enjoyed it. Alan, I don't know the answer to your question. IIRC, Hank lived in Edmonton, about a 3 hour drive from The Post, part of t...

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