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by Dale Bowers
August 7th, 2019, 1:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The ultimate in excessibe ballerness
Replies: 35
Views: 2842

Re: The ultimate in excessibe ballerness

35 bottles in CellarTracker [wow.gif]
by Dale Bowers
July 29th, 2019, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Summer Heat: Who has the Most Wine 'Pending Delivery'?
Replies: 97
Views: 3277

Re: Summer Heat: Who has the Most Wine 'Pending Delivery'?

I lose track, I dunno. Then, in the fall, I am pleasantly surprised by all the 'free' wine arriving! ^ This Question? How do you know if you've received everything you ordered? Or even the correct number of bottles, wine, vintages, etc. ? There have been a few occasions where if I hadn't follow up ...
by Dale Bowers
July 2nd, 2019, 4:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11547
Views: 538618

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Mix case of 2017 Boillot reds
by Dale Bowers
May 27th, 2019, 5:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11547
Views: 538618

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2014 Bouchard Corton Charlie x 2 Mags.
by Dale Bowers
May 23rd, 2019, 5:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10683
Views: 372844

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Just decanted a 2011 Boillot Corton Charlie.
by Dale Bowers
May 14th, 2019, 7:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Flying with Champagne/Sparkling wine
Replies: 9
Views: 402

Re: Flying with Champagne/Sparkling wine

Do it all the time, no problems.
by Dale Bowers
May 9th, 2019, 2:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11547
Views: 538618

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2017 PYCM Chenevottes
by Dale Bowers
May 5th, 2019, 6:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan
Replies: 512
Views: 25622

Re: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan

Consumed 19
Purchased 16

Net -3
by Dale Bowers
April 11th, 2019, 7:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1408
Views: 164015

Re: Official Costco Thread

Finally went into my CostCo yesterday. What a disappointment: Not a single wine over $25. Even the booze was low end.
by Dale Bowers
April 10th, 2019, 6:49 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Stone Crab claws: way overrated
Replies: 46
Views: 1691

Re: Stone Crab claws: way overrated

While considerable more work to access the treasures, Chesapeake bay blue crabs have no equal for flavor IMO.
by Dale Bowers
April 10th, 2019, 6:42 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1353
Views: 67979

Re: What did you cook tonight?

In the midst of another “bomb cyclone”. Enjoying a classic Swiss fondue.
by Dale Bowers
April 4th, 2019, 7:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11547
Views: 538618

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

16 Drouhin CM 1er
by Dale Bowers
March 22nd, 2019, 7:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fevre: Checking In
Replies: 22
Views: 1313

Re: Fevre: Checking In

A 2009 Preusus I had over the last two days was spot on.
by Dale Bowers
March 21st, 2019, 7:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Roumier Musigny for only . . .
Replies: 31
Views: 2710

Re: 2016 Roumier Musigny for only . . .

The billionaires have chased out all the millionaires.
by Dale Bowers
March 17th, 2019, 8:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What wine did you not buy today?
Replies: 70
Views: 3370

Re: What wine did you not buy today?

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
March 17th, 2019, 8:17 am
17 dujac and Vogüé offer
Me too. Keep telling myself I’m too old to be buying vintages that need 20+ years.
by Dale Bowers
March 15th, 2019, 7:58 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Your Gin?
Replies: 331
Views: 28247

Re: Your Gin?

scamhi wrote:
May 11th, 2018, 6:55 am
just tried Monkey47 with fever tree Indian tonic and a squeeze of lime-a pretty perfect G&T
Has been my go-to gin for a G & T for awhile now. Just like you I combine with Fever Tree.
by Dale Bowers
March 13th, 2019, 2:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11547
Views: 538618

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

some 2017 Sauzet Combettes
by Dale Bowers
March 9th, 2019, 4:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ceritas VS Arnot-Roberts
Replies: 26
Views: 2130

Re: Ceritas VS Arnot-Roberts

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
March 9th, 2019, 3:35 pm
Pulled an 11 PMR to go with lump dungeness tonight.
What time is dinner? I’ll be right over. Yum !
by Dale Bowers
March 5th, 2019, 7:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Does anyone drink Sauvignon Blanc anymore?
Replies: 211
Views: 8390

Re: Does anyone drink Sauvignon Blanc anymore?

Yes, but almost exclusively in the hot weather months.
by Dale Bowers
March 2nd, 2019, 2:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan
Replies: 512
Views: 25622

Re: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan

I was horrible this February. Bought 39 Drank 21 So much for hoping for at least a steady state.
by Dale Bowers
March 1st, 2019, 4:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1000
Views: 53377

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

I held strong at only 1 bottle.
by Dale Bowers
February 27th, 2019, 8:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1571
Views: 86328

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

Dennis Atick wrote:
February 27th, 2019, 8:07 am
More 2006 Taittinger! Greg must have gotten a shitload. The offers just keep coming..
I wonder which bottle? US or Europe?
by Dale Bowers
February 24th, 2019, 3:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The dawn of restraint? Passed on most of my allocations
Replies: 12
Views: 1536

Re: The dawn of restraint? Passed on most of my allocations

I’m right behind you buddy.....almost.
by Dale Bowers
February 24th, 2019, 11:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Am I missing something here?
Replies: 11
Views: 1311

Re: Am I missing something here?

ybarselah wrote:
February 24th, 2019, 11:23 am
yes?

https://winetomas.wordpress.com/2012/11 ... nde-cuvee/
So anywhere from '82 to '96?
by Dale Bowers
February 24th, 2019, 11:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 Dom Perignon
Replies: 21
Views: 1497

Re: TN: 2008 Dom Perignon

alan weinberg wrote:
February 24th, 2019, 10:26 am
seems like price is settling in around $170 with occasional lower pricing. Still Costco-waiting . . .
Me too. There is just too much produced to sustain that price forever.
by Dale Bowers
February 24th, 2019, 8:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 3 with Jerry
Replies: 8
Views: 799

Re: TN: 3 with Jerry

2 out of 3 ain’t bad !
by Dale Bowers
February 23rd, 2019, 3:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1000
Views: 53377

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Okay, who got all the Sauzet's ? I only wanted 1 bottle. [cray.gif]
by Dale Bowers
February 20th, 2019, 9:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: 2008 dom 149 at bassins
Replies: 32
Views: 1601

Re: PSA: 2008 dom 149 at bassins

Gone. '09 for same price $
by Dale Bowers
February 18th, 2019, 7:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is wine shipped off commerce corner at buyer’s risk?
Replies: 19
Views: 1692

Re: Why is wine shipped off commerce corner at buyer’s risk?

I once shipped wine and a bottle broke in transit. I replaced it. Seemed like the right thing to do.
by Dale Bowers
February 13th, 2019, 5:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you still read Wine Spectator?
Replies: 41
Views: 1838

Re: Do you still read Wine Spectator?

No. For at least 20 years.
by Dale Bowers
February 3rd, 2019, 7:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"
Replies: 328
Views: 12706

Re: "Millennials Now Ruining Wine As Well"

More for me !
by Dale Bowers
February 2nd, 2019, 6:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone try any of these champagnes lately?
Replies: 15
Views: 926

Re: Anyone try any of these champagnes lately?

Had the ‘09 Vilmart last week. While young, it is currently drinking very well.
by Dale Bowers
January 29th, 2019, 7:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I am a CT delinquent.
Replies: 112
Views: 3860

Re: I am a CT delinquent.

I’m OCD about my CT. Will miss a few here and there. But, about once a month I use the location feature to give me the number of bottles that should be in a rack and inventory that way. Haven’t gone to barcoding just yet. One thing I’m not OCD about is the exact location. I list the specific rack t...
by Dale Bowers
January 10th, 2019, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11547
Views: 538618

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

RyanC wrote:
January 10th, 2019, 6:39 pm
‘83 and ‘86 Pichon Lalande
‘86 Rausan Segla
‘16 Foillard Cote de Py
And hopefully a mix of ‘16 Dujac

I need to stop.
I made a firm commitment to stop buying any new vintages of Red Burgs after 2015. That has helped some.
by Dale Bowers
January 8th, 2019, 9:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1571
Views: 86328

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

alan weinberg wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 8:42 am
Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 4:37 am
The dom pricing is just terrible. I bought most of mine from FWGS of all places for $162.
JJ Buckley just offered 08 Dom at $200
Crazy price. I doubt much of the 25,000+ cases throughout the distribution chain will be sold at that price.
by Dale Bowers
January 6th, 2019, 11:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2013 Sauzet Montrachet
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Re: TN: 2013 Sauzet Montrachet

Near the top of my favorite white Burg producers, when I can afford them.
by Dale Bowers
January 1st, 2019, 5:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10683
Views: 372844

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2013 Bouchard Perrieres

Usually never can go wrong with an producer’s Perrieres
by Dale Bowers
December 31st, 2018, 12:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: DryJanuary. Anyone else involved.
Replies: 119
Views: 5204

Re: DryJanuary. Anyone else involved.

Will be February for em this year.......
by Dale Bowers
December 31st, 2018, 10:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan
Replies: 512
Views: 25622

Re: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan

December 2018:

Purchased 32 Consumed 31


For the year:

Purchased 444 Consumed 225 UGH!!!
by Dale Bowers
December 31st, 2018, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellartracker Fun! What were You Drinking 10 Years Ago?
Replies: 63
Views: 2206

Re: Cellartracker Fun! What were You Drinking 10 Years Ago?

On 12-31-08 we drank:

2003 Kistler Chardonnay Dutton Ranch
NV De Sousa et Fils Champagne Grand Cru Cuvée des Caudalies Blanc de Blancs
NV Agrapart & Fils Champagne Grand Cru Terroirs Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut
by Dale Bowers
December 30th, 2018, 4:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11547
Views: 538618

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

alan weinberg wrote:
December 30th, 2018, 1:12 pm
Ramonet Morgeot, Ruchottes, Ensegnieres, Boillot Clos de la Moucheres, all 2014
I drink more Boillot Moucheres than any other white Burg, so consistently good.
by Dale Bowers
December 3rd, 2018, 10:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1000
Views: 53377

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Has anyone else's account suddenly not listing any of your past purchases?
by Dale Bowers
November 28th, 2018, 6:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Macdonald on Benchmark
Replies: 10
Views: 1264

Re: Macdonald on Benchmark

What the hell does the ~ mean? Maybe we do, maybe we don’t !?!
by Dale Bowers
November 26th, 2018, 9:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vapor barrier not needed if using foam?
Replies: 12
Views: 516

Re: Vapor barrier not needed if using foam?

Must be closed-cell foam.
by Dale Bowers
November 23rd, 2018, 8:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Kutch Pinot Noir McDougall Ranch (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)
Replies: 19
Views: 1305

Re: TN: 2016 Kutch Pinot Noir McDougall Ranch (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)

I didn't think these had been shipped yet? Mine still show as pending in CellarTracker.

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