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by cjsavino
May 18th, 2019, 12:36 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 1899
Views: 152474

Re: Steak Porn

CJ Beazley wrote:
May 18th, 2019, 6:35 am
cjsavino wrote:
May 17th, 2019, 4:58 pm
24 ounce Flannery KC Strip

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Why didn’t ya get the big one?
Grilled pineapple back there? How’s that work, do you put some kind of sauce on it?
They were potatoes, which came out very tasty
by cjsavino
May 17th, 2019, 6:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Update on Safe Harbor
Replies: 22
Views: 2306

Re: Update on Safe Harbor

by cjsavino
May 17th, 2019, 4:58 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 1899
Views: 152474

Re: Steak Porn

24 ounce Flannery KC Strip
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by cjsavino
May 17th, 2019, 6:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: ISO Wine Shops: Northern NJ / New York
Replies: 28
Views: 737

Re: ISO Wine Shops: Northern NJ / New York

Some places to consider

Wine Library

Gary’s Wine & Marketplace

Grapes the Wine Company in White Plains, get on his mailing list for the best offerings.

You also have a slew of NYC wine stores
by cjsavino
May 16th, 2019, 6:17 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: It's been too long! Pizza!
Replies: 1213
Views: 63045

Re: It's been too long! Pizza!

stevetimko wrote:
May 16th, 2019, 5:33 pm
Would using a Kitchenaid Mixer and its dough hook to mix the flour for pizza dough be allowed or is that too pedestrian for serious pizza makers?
I have done this, but still proof the dough overnight in the fridge.
by cjsavino
May 16th, 2019, 11:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I had a long day, and Fu pissed me off, so I popped a 2016 Gonon St Joe
Replies: 73
Views: 2781

Re: I had a long day, and Fu pissed me off, so I popped a 2016 Gonon St Joe

I had a bad day, too. Nobody was picking up on my social signalling , my wife's McLaren got a scratch that's gonna set me back 20 grand, other people who are not me needed attention, and my wine broker said my cases of 1945 First growth's wouldn't be here until Friday. Freaking Friday! I had half a...
by cjsavino
May 6th, 2019, 1:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7009
Views: 397788

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

C Wagner wrote:
May 6th, 2019, 12:08 pm
btinloy wrote:
May 6th, 2019, 9:25 am
How long does it usually take them to ship after a Marathon?
The last marathon was on 12/13.

I received my wine on 2/21.
Needs to be quicker now with warmer temps coming fast.
by cjsavino
May 6th, 2019, 10:52 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Has Anyone Tried "The Meater" (Remote Thermometer)
Replies: 14
Views: 726

Re: Has Anyone Tried "The Meater" (Remote Thermometer)

Any more feedback on these, got an ad in my FB feed

https://store.meater.com/
by cjsavino
May 5th, 2019, 3:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Help me with a sparkling wine tasting party
Replies: 28
Views: 694

Re: Help me with a sparkling wine tasting party

For California sparkling get some Schramsberg
by cjsavino
April 25th, 2019, 12:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Poll: what do you mean when you write "struck match" as a descriptor?
Replies: 16
Views: 663

Re: Poll: what do you mean when you write "struck match" as a descriptor?

Struck match to me is a bit Smokey but also a sulfite bite. If you have been around sodium thiosulfite or similar compounds has a very unique smell/taste.
by cjsavino
April 25th, 2019, 9:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7009
Views: 397788

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

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
April 25th, 2019, 9:55 am
for 09?
Yes
by cjsavino
April 25th, 2019, 9:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7009
Views: 397788

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

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
April 25th, 2019, 9:53 am
what was the price on cristal?
$179
by cjsavino
April 25th, 2019, 9:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 cristal to break new grounds
Replies: 25
Views: 1724

Re: 2018 cristal to break new grounds

YLee wrote:
April 24th, 2019, 4:28 pm
Scott G r u n e r wrote:
April 24th, 2019, 1:33 pm
2009 available at bountyhunterwines for 199.99. Discount of $25 with code HAPPYBDAY25
No idea of how solid this retailer is, caveat emptor.
Don't see it. Guess sold out.
Last bottle $ 179 for 2009
by cjsavino
April 20th, 2019, 2:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dinner wine for tonight: 1959 La Mission Haut Brion
Replies: 46
Views: 1824

Re: Dinner wine for tonight: 1959 La Mission Haut Brion

That is the way we should all look at our wines
by cjsavino
April 18th, 2019, 3:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bordeaux warehouse fire
Replies: 5
Views: 680

Bordeaux warehouse fire

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... deaux.html

Not sure what was stored there, but two million bottles destroyed
by cjsavino
April 17th, 2019, 2:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: EuroCave question
Replies: 5
Views: 455

Re: EuroCave question

I did initially, but then adjusted the tracks on the shelves, either in or out
by cjsavino
April 15th, 2019, 9:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fedex Home Delivery
Replies: 42
Views: 1489

Re: Fedex Home Delivery

I like the option to have FedEx deliver to Walgreens and hold it there in the air-conditioned store: https://www.winebusiness.com/news/?go=getArticle&dataid=193211 That does work, but recently in two different shipments, the wine was dropped off, but still showed it in transit. I went to the Walgre...
by cjsavino
April 10th, 2019, 10:08 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: PAETRA Willamette Valley MONDAY (Bottling day) ROLL ON!
Replies: 129
Views: 3696

Re: PAETRA Willamette Valley MONDAY (Bottling day) ROLL ON!

mattcitrang wrote:
April 10th, 2019, 5:47 am
My east coast order went out yesterday (4/9)

No email from UPS, Bill was kind enough to forward me the tracking info.
Nothing yet for me.
by cjsavino
April 9th, 2019, 3:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Masters Champions Dinner - Patrick Reed's Picks
Replies: 38
Views: 2121

Re: Masters Champions Dinner - Patrick Reed's Picks

Drink some of Fuzzys vodka instead
by cjsavino
April 9th, 2019, 9:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bottle Heft- Do you care?
Replies: 65
Views: 1985

Re: Bottle Heft- Do you care?

The heavier and longer bottles become difficult to load into a wine fridge, this then limits capacity. Spend it on better labels or other packaging
by cjsavino
April 1st, 2019, 2:42 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Consistently superb: Flannery
Replies: 58
Views: 2200

Re: Consistently superb: Flannery

Flannery Fools day sales, 30% off Ca reserve strips, KC strips, and T bones
by cjsavino
March 30th, 2019, 5:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10439
Views: 340979

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2001 Karl Lawrence, regular bottling
by cjsavino
March 28th, 2019, 5:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shipping season, when things come home to roost.
Replies: 49
Views: 2280

Re: Shipping season, when things come home to roost.

Jeremy C wrote:
March 28th, 2019, 5:19 pm
D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
March 28th, 2019, 4:48 pm
No. I have to do the de-styrofoaming of the bottles first. Every bottle cleaned of the little bits and pieces. My cats have a bad habit of trying to eat the bits.
Yes, those pesky bits are definitely annoying.
I use our Dyson hand held when this happens
by cjsavino
March 28th, 2019, 1:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shipping season, when things come home to roost.
Replies: 49
Views: 2280

Re: Shipping season, when things come home to roost.

The brown box migration is hitting the northeast now
by cjsavino
March 28th, 2019, 10:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine-related 'gadgets' you can't live without
Replies: 88
Views: 3495

Re: Wine-related 'gadgets' you can't live without

https://tools.woot.com/offers/wine-bott ... of-mount-1

If we did not already have our black lab weather vane would get this
by cjsavino
March 26th, 2019, 4:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: More reasons to hate FedEx
Replies: 53
Views: 2027

Re: More reasons to hate FedEx

Recently redirected my shipment to a local Walgreens. Keep tabs on the delivery all day and no drop off. Call FedEx and they say it was loaded on the truck too late for the delivery that day, tracking shows it loaded at 7 AM. Next day no further update than the previous days loading onto the truck, ...
by cjsavino
March 26th, 2019, 9:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Bulk Wine Sales
Replies: 9
Views: 1191

Re: 2018 Bulk Wine Sales

Meh, I only buy wines of the century
by cjsavino
March 22nd, 2019, 5:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your favorite stemless wine glasses?
Replies: 24
Views: 877

Re: Your favorite stemless wine glasses?

Govino for outside/tailgating, otherwise I do not like stemless
by cjsavino
March 20th, 2019, 8:22 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Consistently superb: Flannery
Replies: 58
Views: 2200

Re: Consistently superb: Flannery

Apologies for the slight thread drift but Mark, how do you defrost the steaks? Any "best practices"? Just move it into the fridge for 24 hours? I don't have a sous vide thingy so that's out of the question. Have some steaks in the freezer from BD10 and have a birthday coming up! TIA. Assuming it's ...
by cjsavino
March 16th, 2019, 6:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10439
Views: 340979

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2000 Chat. Figeac. Decanted 2 hours before serving, should have done 4 hours prior.
by cjsavino
March 14th, 2019, 3:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Heeee's Back - Gary V.
Replies: 32
Views: 2135

Re: Heeee's Back - Gary V.

Don’t miss the Barter tab on the winery website, buy a large volume of wine and get an audience with him
by cjsavino
March 10th, 2019, 9:09 am
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Jersey City and Northern NJ
Replies: 222
Views: 21346

Re: Jersey City and Northern NJ

We went to Le Petite Temptation in Cranford last night for the first time. Small venue, only 16-20 seats at 5-6 tables. A fixed price menu @$55 for five courses with desert. Starter was a cauliflower purée soup with a bit of star anise, very light and a good start. Next was a chef selection of sea s...
by cjsavino
March 10th, 2019, 5:28 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 174
Views: 4981

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

c fu wrote:
March 9th, 2019, 8:13 pm
Stephen Faulkner wrote:
March 9th, 2019, 3:51 am
I emailed Ashley and got a quick response they are shipping next week. Have been waiting for better shipping weather.
What email is that? I emailed their general email to no response
gourmetsofspain@gmail.com

Got my shipment last week.
by cjsavino
March 7th, 2019, 12:50 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: SALAMI - What do you like? What producers?
Replies: 21
Views: 794

Re: SALAMI - What do you like? What producers?

Calabria Pork Store, Arthur Avenue, Bronx
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by cjsavino
March 3rd, 2019, 6:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1384
Views: 87168

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

2016 Montafi Zinfandel
by cjsavino
February 27th, 2019, 3:52 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: How would you guys manage a four person tasting
Replies: 15
Views: 677

Re: How would you guys manage a four person tasting

You do not need to finish the bottles. No shame in taking leftovers home for the next day
by cjsavino
February 27th, 2019, 4:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar recommendation - EuroCave FranceCave (Wine Enthusiast) vs EuroCave Artevino III (Costco)
Replies: 12
Views: 1014

Re: Cellar recommendation - EuroCave FranceCave (Wine Enthusiast) vs EuroCave Artevino III (Costco)

I have both eurocave units and the Artevino. Main difference I see is the shelving in the Artevino are a less expensive design and do not use the rolling shelf design. The side walls are also a bit thinner, less insulation I guess. I use wireless tag units in both to monitor temperature and humidity...
by cjsavino
February 23rd, 2019, 4:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 Premiere Napa Valley
Replies: 9
Views: 973

Re: 2019 Premiere Napa Valley

Berserker Jean Edwards Wines had a lot in the auction
by cjsavino
February 22nd, 2019, 9:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Advice on used Vinotheque wine cabinet purchase
Replies: 5
Views: 390

Re: Advice on used Vinotheque wine cabinet purchase

12 years in, start to worry about the compressor/cooling and then all you have is a storage cabinet. Start low on your offer, can increase later
by cjsavino
February 19th, 2019, 4:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is wine shipped off commerce corner at buyer’s risk?
Replies: 19
Views: 1623

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

Bdklein wrote:
February 19th, 2019, 1:04 am
cjsavino wrote:
February 18th, 2019, 11:32 am
When I have purchased, I provided a shipping label. Makes it easier if I have a claim
From retailers or individuals?
Individuals, if we are talking about commerce corner
by cjsavino
February 18th, 2019, 11:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is wine shipped off commerce corner at buyer’s risk?
Replies: 19
Views: 1623

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

When I have purchased, I provided a shipping label. Makes it easier if I have a claim
by cjsavino
February 13th, 2019, 4:12 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Attn NYC residents
Replies: 13
Views: 717

Re: Attn NYC residents

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by cjsavino
February 10th, 2019, 5:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!
Replies: 42
Views: 1760

Re: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!

Eric LeVine wrote:
February 9th, 2019, 9:30 pm
Correct. We have not implemented this in mobile yet.

The "lack of offer" issue was fixed yesterday.
Site is down this morning
by cjsavino
February 10th, 2019, 4:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Restaurant - Waiter pouring etiquette
Replies: 104
Views: 3615

Re: Restaurant - Waiter pouring etiquette

Robert M yers wrote:
February 9th, 2019, 8:38 pm
DanielP wrote:
February 8th, 2019, 5:44 pm
Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote:
February 8th, 2019, 5:17 pm
That was a perfect way to deal with that mistake, imo, David. Good for them.
I want to know more about the table that got served the 82 HB! [wow.gif]
They still can’t figure out why no other bottle Sutter Home has ever tasted so good.
with ice cubes
by cjsavino
February 2nd, 2019, 5:11 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: The Elusive Chicken Breast
Replies: 11
Views: 685

Re: The Elusive Chicken Breast

We will use the bone in split chicken breasts.

Salt and pepper all sides, also use dried Italian seasonings on all sides.

Roast at 400 deg.on a wire rack above a pan.

Cook to 155, about 1 hour

Rest and remove the meat from the bone to serve
by cjsavino
January 31st, 2019, 7:43 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 174
Views: 4981

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

What do all of you use the olive oil for? I usually go through about one bottle of good olive oil a year (as opposed for stuff used for sauteeing) so I'm having trouble figuring out what to do with 6 other than to use as gifts. Will use it for dressings and finishing cooked veggies. Summer time wil...

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