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by cjsavino
January 20th, 2021, 5:03 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Grand Reserve World Mastercard - Earn up to 8x Points On BD12
Replies: 54
Views: 3146

Re: Grand Reserve World Mastercard - Earn up to 8x Points On BD12

I noticed that the clock already started ticking on the spending bonus even though the card has not arrived or been activated
by cjsavino
January 20th, 2021, 4:49 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Newbie Introduction Morgan Ranch & Wagyu Beef Presented by Veleta
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Re: Newbie Introduction Morgan Ranch & Wagyu Beef Presented by Veleta

Very excited to see this and try some. Hopefully Nola warned you that it might get crazy around here, in a good way.
by cjsavino
January 20th, 2021, 3:54 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO _ GRW WINE COLLECTION
Replies: 2
Views: 255

Re: NEWBIE INTRO _ GRW WINE COLLECTION

Glad to see you here participating and enjoyed the holiday auctions with you.
by cjsavino
January 19th, 2021, 9:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Maybach release
Replies: 56
Views: 3963

Re: 2018 Maybach release

Jmigliano wrote: January 19th, 2021, 9:45 am I haven’t gotten an email or an offer. Despite buying last year and getting the Save the date.
Try logging in, it should take you to the page to purchase
by cjsavino
January 19th, 2021, 8:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rivers-Marie ‘19 Pinot Release
Replies: 139
Views: 12893

Re: Rivers-Marie ‘19 Pinot Release

Order in, 17-18 bottles, depending upon the Platt.
by cjsavino
January 18th, 2021, 9:50 am
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Wine pimps in history!
Replies: 23
Views: 4318

Re: Wine pimps in history!

Found the link and posting this for today

by cjsavino
January 16th, 2021, 5:31 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1803
Views: 99609

Re: What did you cook tonight?

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Lamb shanks, slow braised in the oven
by cjsavino
January 16th, 2021, 10:38 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Got a Hankering for a Wurst sampler?
Replies: 20
Views: 1049

Re: Got a Hankering for a Wurst sampler?

http://unionporkstore.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=34_44 Order up. Anything with a zero dollar price they will call to confirm amount and price Chris - I ordered from Union after finding the link on this thread. Top quality product, and the people are friendly. It's in permanent th...
by cjsavino
January 15th, 2021, 9:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rivers-Marie ‘19 Pinot Release
Replies: 139
Views: 12893

Re: Rivers-Marie ‘19 Pinot Release

Rodrigo F. wrote: January 15th, 2021, 8:33 am If I only have room to buy half a case, which 6 bottles should I take?
Yes
by cjsavino
January 15th, 2021, 3:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Summa Vineyard
Replies: 23
Views: 1820

Re: TN: 2018 Rivers-Marie Pinot Noir Summa Vineyard

Adam Frisch wrote: January 15th, 2021, 3:13 am Can anyone give me a hint on pricing for these?
$60 for the up coming release
by cjsavino
January 14th, 2021, 4:24 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Pappy Bottle Codes/Dates/Values
Replies: 6
Views: 308

Re: Pappy Bottle Codes/Dates/Values

Pre-2012 : K2240810:55 In this example, the K = the bottling line, 224 = the 224th day of the year, 08 = the year bottled (2008 in this example), 10:55 = (10:55 am) the time bottled using the 24 hour time code. 2012+ : B1420809:15 K Here, the B = Buffalo Trace, 14 = 2014, 208 = the 208th day of the ...
by cjsavino
January 14th, 2021, 2:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Starting a sourdough today (pic)
Replies: 3
Views: 501

Re: Starting a sourdough today (pic)

Maybe move to epicurean section
by cjsavino
January 14th, 2021, 10:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1748
Views: 124787

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

I'm relatively new to Carlisle. Any suggestions on "must-buys"? I know that's a broad question, but I do like pretty much all their red varietal offerings. Only wines not being offered to me are the Montecillo Cab and their White Wine. Thanks in advance. Get the basic Sonoma’s. I mainly g...
by cjsavino
January 14th, 2021, 9:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Maybach release
Replies: 56
Views: 3963

Re: 2018 Maybach release

Rodrigo F. wrote: January 14th, 2021, 9:52 am Does anyone know if these have been reviewed / any scores available?
Nothing on Vinous, does not look like he has reviewed them in some time. Seem to always be in the 94-96 range on other reviewers depending upon vintage
by cjsavino
January 14th, 2021, 9:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1748
Views: 124787

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

Odd, never got the email but went in an ordered today.
by cjsavino
January 14th, 2021, 7:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: UPS Has Gone Berserko...
Replies: 43
Views: 3259

Re: Update....

TomHill wrote: January 14th, 2021, 7:49 am My UPS tracking today/Thurs says "Out For Delivery"....in Monroe Township, NJ !!
Feel for that driver....he's gonna have to drive at WarpSpeed 10 to get it here to LosAlamos today.
Tom
Re-route to my house in NJ.
by cjsavino
January 14th, 2021, 7:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: UPS Has Gone Berserko...
Replies: 43
Views: 3259

Re: UPS Has Gone Berserko...

We had one shipped from Napa before Christmas via FedEx, gets to NJ, sits in Newark for two days, goes to Indianapolis and then back to Newark for delivery
by cjsavino
January 14th, 2021, 7:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Maybach release
Replies: 56
Views: 3963

Re: 2018 Maybach release

Last night: 2018 Materium Cabernet - N/A - wishlist 2018 Amoenus Cabernet - 6 available Mags available - 2 This morning: 2018 Materium Cabernet - N/A 2018 Amoenus Cabernet - N/A looks like everyone that got locked out of the Materium bought the Amoenus. Mags available - 2 This helped ' force ' my M...
by cjsavino
January 13th, 2021, 4:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Maybach release
Replies: 56
Views: 3963

2018 Maybach release

Email for next week. Greetings from the Winery. With pleasure we announce our upcoming annual release. Time: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 -- 9AM (PST) Wines: 2018 Materium Cabernet 2018 Amoenus Cabernet 2019 Eterium Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2019 Irmgard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir Our updated website will l...
by cjsavino
January 12th, 2021, 3:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 665
Views: 44453

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Interesting, I would never think to dump this stuff in chili or stroganoff. and I generally avoid reheating... just let it get back to room temp as I want to preserve the "rareness". Have had great sandwiches with a horseradish cream sauce or cheddar slices and tomato. Sliced thin on good...
by cjsavino
January 10th, 2021, 4:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Horrible news about a Berserker - Frank Drew, RIP
Replies: 145
Views: 9104

Re: Horrible news about a Berserker - Frank Drew, RIP

Horrible news, something you never expect in a close group. Very sad to hear this
by cjsavino
January 10th, 2021, 7:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Felsina CCR cooked/variable?
Replies: 5
Views: 422

Re: 2013 Felsina CCR cooked/variable?

Had a couple 2015 Bibbiano CCR that were undrinkable. Note I sent back to the retailer was burnt rubber, no taste, and then horrible after taste. Not sure of the importer. I did return both bottles for credit.
by cjsavino
January 10th, 2021, 7:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?
Replies: 33
Views: 2291

Re: Would a repeal of 230 affect Wine Berserkers?

You can expand that question and include CT. Will you be sued for a bad wine review?
by cjsavino
January 2nd, 2021, 6:01 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Hand mixer recommendations?
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Re: Hand mixer recommendations?

We just have a basic cuisinart hand mixer and use the kitchen aid stand mixer for big stuff
by cjsavino
January 2nd, 2021, 5:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Castellare di Castellina I Sodi di S. Niccolò Toscana IGT
Replies: 16
Views: 1154

Re: TN: 2016 Castellare di Castellina I Sodi di S. Niccolò Toscana IGT

Been a big fan of these wines over a few vintages, not always easy to find
by cjsavino
January 1st, 2021, 4:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Glass Help?
Replies: 15
Views: 940

Re: Wine Glass Help?

There should be some deals on wine glasses coming up on Berserker Day. The Gabriel Gold is highly recommended
by cjsavino
December 31st, 2020, 12:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What are you opening for NYE 2021?
Replies: 109
Views: 3602

Re: What are you opening for NYE 2020?

Mag of NV Ruinart BdB, enough for the two of us
by cjsavino
December 26th, 2020, 6:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your Christmas wine?
Replies: 95
Views: 4061

Re: Your Christmas wine?

2009 Pol Roger Brut

2011 Schrader RBS with a Flannery club roast
by cjsavino
December 25th, 2020, 10:42 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: remote meat thermometers...
Replies: 26
Views: 1216

Re: remote meat thermometers...

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Reviving a thread. Got this for Christmas, two probes and a remote monitor. Look forward to trying it out.
by cjsavino
December 24th, 2020, 4:15 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1803
Views: 99609

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Broiled lobster tails that came out perfectly
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by cjsavino
December 17th, 2020, 4:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 2220
Views: 305185

Re: Official Costco Thread

https://www.costco.com/terra-delyssa-tu ... 72682.html

At least this one comes in a four pack, nothing like 220 gallons of olive oil
by cjsavino
December 17th, 2020, 3:03 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Got a Hankering for a Wurst sampler?
Replies: 20
Views: 1049

Re: Got a Hankering for a Wurst sampler?

http://unionporkstore.com/index.php?rou ... path=34_44

Order up. Anything with a zero dollar price they will call to confirm amount and price
by cjsavino
December 17th, 2020, 8:16 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1803
Views: 99609

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Comfort food last night with the snow storm. Italian sausage, escarole, white beans, and garlic over pasta.
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by cjsavino
December 16th, 2020, 4:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Northwest Florida: Tasting groups, storage, restaurants, wine shops?
Replies: 31
Views: 1206

Re: Northwest Florida: Tasting groups, storage, restaurants, wine shops?

David Glasser wrote: December 15th, 2020, 7:15 pm What you need to know:
Never turn on the AC.
Get on the condo board.
Don’t trust Jack.
Bring a space pen that can write upside down.
Leave the raincoats in New York.
Keep your shoes on in the club house.
by cjsavino
December 11th, 2020, 9:30 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 665
Views: 44453

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Bought a California Reserve Club roast for Christmas dinner...very excited to try this based on some many reviews Questions: 1. Do you only use salt and pepper as seasoning as suggested? 2. Follow their cooking method of high heat for 15 minutes and then cut down and finish? 3. Do you use convectio...
by cjsavino
December 6th, 2020, 2:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Napa Cabernets - Top Favorites So Far?
Replies: 65
Views: 8131

Re: 2013 Napa Cabernets - Top Favorites So Far?

Mason H wrote: December 12th, 2015, 8:23 am +1 on the 2013 Mending Wall. Heck of a wine.
We had this last weekend, fantastic
by cjsavino
December 6th, 2020, 9:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8277
Views: 586647

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Peter Shurman wrote: December 6th, 2020, 7:49 am
mattcitrang wrote: November 18th, 2020, 12:15 pm
MikeL238 wrote: November 18th, 2020, 10:35 am Testamatta Bibi Graetz Toscana 2016 at $59, pretty good deal.
thanks for the heads up. Always room for a few of these.
Hey Matty, did your bottles ship yet?
Pete, got mine pretty quickly after ordering, looks like order place 11/18 and delivered 11/20.
by cjsavino
December 5th, 2020, 4:40 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2501
Views: 213957

Re: Steak Porn

Not to step onto the cutting boards of truth.
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by cjsavino
December 5th, 2020, 5:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: GROSKOPF LOGISTICS
Replies: 19
Views: 1472

Re: GROSKOPF LOGISTICS

Yup, heavy box too per the shipping details.
by cjsavino
December 2nd, 2020, 11:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: anyone else having wine sent to work address by mistake?
Replies: 24
Views: 780

Re: anyone else having wine sent to work address by mistake?

Need to go back and edit the available shipping addresses in your account profiles. Caught on recently that was set up to go to an office that I no longer work in
by cjsavino
December 2nd, 2020, 9:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why are auction prices on Wine Searcher listed without VIG?
Replies: 36
Views: 1050

Re: Why are auction prices on Wine Searcher listed without VIG?

They would need to track the buyers premium and taxes for each auction house, not something they want to take on
by cjsavino
November 30th, 2020, 11:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Small under the radar high quality Napa area wineries
Replies: 32
Views: 1864

Re: Small under the radar high quality Napa area wineries

Jean Edward’s has a great line up of Cabernet from various vineyards
by cjsavino
November 28th, 2020, 11:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Eurocave Wine Storage in Laundry Room
Replies: 10
Views: 841

Re: Eurocave Wine Storage in Laundry Room

Just make sure you clean out the compressor area regularly. Lint from the dryer can cause issues. We have ours in the basement utility area and have had not issues
by cjsavino
November 24th, 2020, 4:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Krug 168 half bottle
Replies: 17
Views: 1229

Re: TN: Krug 168 half bottle

Mark Y wrote: November 23rd, 2020, 8:46 pm So I’m not the only one to find Krug half bottles kinda useless! It’s not even enough for 1 person. What good is it!!
We like to take these when the two of us go out to dinner at a byo place along with a bottle of wine.
by cjsavino
November 21st, 2020, 11:08 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: And the winner of the Thanksgiving Homeless Shelter Recipe Contribution is . . .
Replies: 8
Views: 1100

Re: And the winner of the Thanksgiving Homeless Shelter Recipe Contribution is . . .

This is going to replace my sweet potatoe dish for Thanksgiving. Did you use pecans ,and how "chopped" were they? Thx edit, just realized this recipe has been available years and I just missed it [cheers.gif] Go Blue beat U of NJ tonight Yes on the pecans, chop as much or as little as you...
by cjsavino
November 21st, 2020, 6:16 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: And the winner of the Thanksgiving Homeless Shelter Recipe Contribution is . . .
Replies: 8
Views: 1100

Re: And the winner of the Thanksgiving Homeless Shelter Recipe Contribution is . . .

Thanksgiving bump on this one. Will be making this for just the two of us. Make make smaller extras to share with locals
by cjsavino
November 19th, 2020, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Oh my. The Self-Aerating Wine Glass
Replies: 9
Views: 585

Re: Oh my. The Self-Aerating Wine Glass

Bet it cleans up easy too
by cjsavino
November 17th, 2020, 4:45 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Looking For Creamed Onions Recipe
Replies: 5
Views: 836

Re: Looking For Creamed Onions Recipe

Make these every year for thanksgiving. Start out with pearl/boiler onions to the amount you want to make. Cook them slightly in a sauté pan with butter, let them brown a bit. Add a can of chicken stock or equivalent amount you may have made. Reduce the liquid by half. Add heavy cream, usually about...
by cjsavino
October 30th, 2020, 6:14 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Best lobster cracker
Replies: 8
Views: 925

Re: Best lobster cracker

Wrap in a dish towel and then use the back of a chefs knife or a mallet

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