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by T Welch
November 11th, 2019, 6:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN fun: what variety is this?
Replies: 36
Views: 1206

Re: TN fun: what variety is this?

So, cultivarieties or cultivarietals? I'm so confused.
by T Welch
November 11th, 2019, 3:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN fun: what variety is this?
Replies: 36
Views: 1206

Re: TN fun: what variety is this?

Does anybody talk or write about varietals of apples, peaches, oranges, etc.?
by T Welch
November 10th, 2019, 5:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Opening wines before reaching restaurant
Replies: 70
Views: 2313

Re: Opening wines before reaching restaurant

If it were a state law I think an exception would have to be made for winery reps who arrive with opened bottles.
by T Welch
November 8th, 2019, 6:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN fun: what variety is this?
Replies: 36
Views: 1206

Re: TN fun: what variety is this?

I just want to thank the original poster for using variety, instead of varietal, in his subject line. [cheers.gif]
by T Welch
October 11th, 2019, 6:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines
Replies: 54
Views: 3145

Re: Danica Patrick's Somnium Wines

We did a tasting at the vineyard this summer (Howell Mountain). We thought the cab was OK, not great, but bought some. I’m guessing Aaron will make it better over time. While her vineyard is on Howell Mountain, it's not quite high enough to use the Howell Mountain appellation. According to the Somn...
by T Welch
October 11th, 2019, 12:56 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: CARROTS à la Eric Ripert/Le Bernardin
Replies: 13
Views: 1027

Re: CARROTS à la Eric Ripert/Le Bernardin

Carrots with fresh-ground cardamom are delicious too.
by T Welch
October 4th, 2019, 12:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Rhys PN Alpine - Cork crumbled, Wine Sturdier
Replies: 8
Views: 665

Re: TN: 2006 Rhys PN Alpine - Cork crumbled, Wine Sturdier

IIRC, 2006 was problematic for Rhys and Alesia corks. Any other vintages?
by T Welch
October 3rd, 2019, 6:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Rhys PN Alpine - Cork crumbled, Wine Sturdier
Replies: 8
Views: 665

Re: TN: 2006 Rhys PN Alpine - Cork crumbled, Wine Sturdier

B. Buzzini wrote:
October 3rd, 2019, 6:51 pm
Why did you store the wines upright?
Cuz George is a standup guy?
by T Welch
September 17th, 2019, 1:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Let Your Saxums Age!
Replies: 20
Views: 1226

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 and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Oahu wine stores and restaurant recs
Replies: 13
Views: 834

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: 2627

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 151
Views: 8382

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: 1746

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: 519

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: 2276

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: 1466

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: Eggland’s Best Eggs
Replies: 72
Views: 3330

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: Eggland’s Best Eggs
Replies: 72
Views: 3330

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: Eggland’s Best Eggs
Replies: 72
Views: 3330

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: 10915
Views: 397669

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: 2311
Views: 149971

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: 1560

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: 12
Views: 794

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: 12
Views: 794

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: National Ice Cream Day
Replies: 3
Views: 1285

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: 3008

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: 939

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: What meals did you grow up on
Replies: 72
Views: 3644

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: 1458
Views: 98842

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: 4124

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: 502

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: 502

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 21st, 2019, 12:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: DELETE THREAD
Replies: 32
Views: 2430

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: 2696

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: 10915
Views: 397669

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 3280

Re: True Confessions

Oops
by T Welch
June 16th, 2019, 10:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1458
Views: 98842

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 3280

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 3280

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 3280

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: True Confessions
Replies: 37
Views: 3280

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: PSA - Flannery sale
Replies: 60
Views: 5530

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: 1157

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: 2153

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: 4145

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: 4145

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: 1240

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: How do you prepare popcorn?
Replies: 29
Views: 1220

Re: How do you prepare popcorn?

Sous vide, of course.

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