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by Bdklein
January 19th, 2021, 7:53 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: A tale about Jewish rye bread
Replies: 4
Views: 182

Re: A tale about Jewish rye bread

Thanks for posting. Rye bread without seeds isn't rye bread!!
by Bdklein
January 19th, 2021, 2:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seaver Vineyard
Replies: 24
Views: 1699

Re: Seaver Vineyard

Man I sure hope the Mets win the WS again before I die and the wine starts to decline .
by Bdklein
January 16th, 2021, 4:53 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS-Some US Pinot Noir-Cirq and Rivers Marie
Replies: 1
Views: 373

FS-Some US Pinot Noir-Cirq and Rivers Marie

1 Bottle of each .
Local NYC Metro area meetup only -no shipping .

2012 Cirq Treehouse
2013 Cirq Bootleggers
2014 Cirq Bootllegers
2015 Rivers Marie Silver Eagle
2014 Chenoweth (same vineyard as Cirq)

If any interest, please send PM or post here .
by Bdklein
January 15th, 2021, 11:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seaver Vineyard
Replies: 24
Views: 1699

Re: Seaver Vineyard

Just got an email that Im getting an allocation next week. Cant remember when I signed up though. Anyone have any idea what allocations typically look like to start? Hard to say since I believe the overall production was up a bit, and they are offering 2 wines . I'm guessing 3 and 3 (allocate and w...
by Bdklein
January 14th, 2021, 11:44 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Looking for Beaux Freres, Antica Terra, Kosta Browne... or other High Quality Pinot
Replies: 12
Views: 731

Re: Looking for Beaux Freres, Antica Terra, Kosta Browne... or other High Quality Pinot

Michael Kane wrote: January 14th, 2021, 3:30 pm
Bdklein wrote: January 14th, 2021, 3:10 am Where do you live?
Bruce, I am in Denver. Let me know what you have!
I live in the NYC area . Not shipping wine. Sorry
by Bdklein
January 14th, 2021, 8:26 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)
Replies: 33
Views: 893

Re: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)

Victor Hong wrote: January 14th, 2021, 7:41 am
Bdklein wrote: January 14th, 2021, 5:42 am This year (maybe in the past too)?

1. Seems easy to order online
2. Can donate them to a charity.
3. Don't get harassed by 10 screaming little kids.

Downside.

Reduces the chances of seeing a MILF.
None at home?
Ha, one !!! But this post is about different flavors !!!
by Bdklein
January 14th, 2021, 5:42 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)
Replies: 33
Views: 893

Re: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)

This year (maybe in the past too)?

1. Seems easy to order online
2. Can donate them to a charity.
3. Don't get harassed by 10 screaming little kids.

Downside.

Reduces the chances of seeing a MILF.
by Bdklein
January 13th, 2021, 10:36 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)
Replies: 33
Views: 893

Re: Do you like any Girl Scout cookies? (Poll Added)

Just got the notice and of course buy them for support of the scout in the family. The first year I donated them back, but last year I bought the whole range but the only ones I went back to were the Samoa and Lemon. Thinking of going all Samoa (or donating again). What’s everyone’s choice. Lemon o...
by Bdklein
January 13th, 2021, 9:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seaver Vineyard
Replies: 24
Views: 1699

Re: Seaver Vineyard

P_WythesJr wrote: January 6th, 2021, 10:37 am
K Kl@dder wrote: January 6th, 2021, 10:32 am Curious, how much per bottle?
Email doesn't say. Last year they charged $150 for the GTS, so probably at least that much this year. They are also offering the NLS which I believe costs less.
$150 for both offerings . Curious if anyone was allocated/wishlisted a magnum??
by Bdklein
January 10th, 2021, 2:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Horrible news about a Berserker - Frank Drew, RIP
Replies: 145
Views: 9127

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

GregT wrote: January 10th, 2021, 1:04 pm Really unbelievable. To think that he actually stopped to help.

RIP Frank.
+1. And feel for all involved .
by Bdklein
January 7th, 2021, 4:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seaver Vineyard
Replies: 24
Views: 1699

Re: Seaver Vineyard

Ian Dorin wrote: January 7th, 2021, 10:32 am Who's running the project for them now? It's my understanding GTS was VERY involved.
He/they have a winemaker and a vineyard management company. I assume they are still running the show .
by Bdklein
January 7th, 2021, 9:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 742
Views: 74713

Re: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?

I’ve been reading these tasting notes since the beginning and find them helpful but I do have to ask how often people here drink wines within the first few months after bottling. I know that ‘better’ wines aren’t even released for sale until at least a year and very often longer. Supermarket brands...
by Bdklein
January 6th, 2021, 5:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seaver Vineyard
Replies: 24
Views: 1699

Re: Seaver Vineyard

Paul Marshall wrote: January 6th, 2021, 5:14 pm Interesting. I signed up a few years ago as well and haven’t gotten a letter. Wonder how deep the wait list is. Congrats on the allocation.
Just curious do you get an email saying no wine for you?
by Bdklein
January 4th, 2021, 4:36 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Go Back
Replies: 5
Views: 646

Re: Go Back

I invite wine geeks to go back and read some of the past vintage threads. I cruised the 2013 thread and it was fun. Funny how few pics we posted back then. Also pulled at my heart strings to see some pics of my girl Peewee. God bless her. Good idea . Several months back I read 2011. Not fun for the...
by Bdklein
January 4th, 2021, 1:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Levy and McClellan Offer
Replies: 45
Views: 5076

Re: Levy and McClellan Offer

Bumping . Any thoughts on this year's offer ? Asking for a friend .
by Bdklein
January 1st, 2021, 3:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Current List of California Vineyard’s Not releasing 2020 Wines
Replies: 33
Views: 3897

Re: Current List of California Vineyard’s Not releasing 2020 Wines

Jen M a s o n wrote: December 1st, 2020, 6:01 pm Realm
Fait Main
Shafor
Lamborn (estate)
Montelena
David Arthur
Nine Suns
Vice Versa
Soliste
Kevin harvey
Beta
Neal Family
Kinsella
Black Sears
Scarecrow
JEC Stagecoach vineyard cab
JEC Yates (Mt Veeder cab)
JEC Orchard Avenue merlot
TOR
Any update to this list? Just bored/curious .
by Bdklein
January 1st, 2021, 3:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What do you want to try in 2021????
Replies: 100
Views: 3496

Re: What do you want to try in 2021????

Screaming Eagle , if I am added to the mailing list (which ain't happening).
by Bdklein
December 28th, 2020, 11:00 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Thursday night dinner... pick food or wine first?
Replies: 9
Views: 539

Re: Thursday night dinner... pick food or wine first?

Victor Hong wrote: December 28th, 2020, 4:46 pm Food needs to be newer than the wine. That is my criterion.
So what do you serve with a century egg?
by Bdklein
December 28th, 2020, 1:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 EMH ‘Black Cat’ Cabernet Sauvignon
Replies: 24
Views: 1836

Re: TN: 2008 EMH ‘Black Cat’ Cabernet Sauvignon

We opened a 2001 Black Cat last night, and I was so pleased to see its youthfulness. It is a completely integrated wine right now. Plenty of raspberry fruit, sous bois, baking spice. Very full on the mid-palate, and a long finish. This wine saw no new oak (just neutral French oak). One of the 2 top...
by Bdklein
December 27th, 2020, 9:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard
Replies: 8
Views: 577

Re: TN: 2016 Ultramarine Rosé Heintz Vineyard

I recall reading somewhere suggesting waiting 6 months after disgorgement to drink (which was this past November) and staring with the Blanc de Blanc.
by Bdklein
December 23rd, 2020, 6:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne Pouring/Serving Temperature
Replies: 16
Views: 1105

Re: Champagne Pouring/Serving Temperature

Thanks . I did leave out the part to ask people their opinions .
by Bdklein
December 23rd, 2020, 5:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne Pouring/Serving Temperature
Replies: 16
Views: 1105

Champagne Pouring/Serving Temperature

So I asked my local retail wine store sales guy about serving/pouring temperature for champagne. He said that young champagne should be put in a regular kitchen fridge to cool , and popped/poured/served at kitchen refrigerator temperature. And older/aged champagne should be put in a regular kitchen ...
by Bdklein
December 22nd, 2020, 11:37 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB: 1971 Birth Year Wines
Replies: 6
Views: 586

Re: WTB: 1971 Birth Year Wines

I need the same. There's a thread for this somewhere in wine talk. I recall reading that Rieslings may be a good option.
by Bdklein
December 22nd, 2020, 11:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Email
Replies: 170
Views: 11814

Re: Ultramarine Email xx

Thanks all!!
by Bdklein
December 22nd, 2020, 5:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Email
Replies: 170
Views: 11814

Re: Ultramarine Email

So do we think the 2016's are ready to go? Or preferably wait a bit. First time buyer this past year so I appreciate any insight. Thanks .
by Bdklein
December 22nd, 2020, 5:00 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Fried eggs
Replies: 40
Views: 1350

Re: Fried eggs

D@vid Bu3ker wrote: December 22nd, 2020, 4:26 pm Love crispy edges and a runny yolk.
Love crispy edges and a fully cooked yolk .
by Bdklein
December 18th, 2020, 10:25 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1804
Views: 99667

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Comfort food last night with the snow storm. Italian sausage, escarole, white beans, and garlic over pasta. 33A17A01-AA51-4657-A4D6-C3DE44193461.jpeg That looks yummy right up my alley . This is our family comfort food for a snowstorm . Fresh Kosher chicken (we are not kosher but I like kosher chic...
by Bdklein
December 13th, 2020, 11:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 742
Views: 74713

Re: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?

Bdklein wrote: December 12th, 2020, 6:59 pm I tried the N41. Seemed very tight/peppery. Not a lot of fruit . Will revisit tomorrow.
Much better today . Good wine for the price
by Bdklein
December 13th, 2020, 6:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 763
Views: 85459

Re: Official WTSO thread

Stemmler Pinot Noir back up . Good deal .
by Bdklein
December 12th, 2020, 6:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 742
Views: 74713

Re: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?

I tried the N41. Seemed very tight/peppery. Not a lot of fruit . Will revisit tomorrow.
by Bdklein
December 12th, 2020, 3:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: SOFTWARE UPDATE (DOWNTIME) DEC 5, 2020
Replies: 30
Views: 1857

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: SOFTWARE UPDATE (DOWNTIME) DEC 5, 2020

Todd, thanks. Somehow it resolved itself. Now the most recent poster shows under the thread. I click on their name and it takes me to their post. For a few days the original poster was showing under the title, with the most recent poster shown to the right (and not visible on my phone unless I scrol...
by Bdklein
December 7th, 2020, 4:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: SOFTWARE UPDATE (DOWNTIME) DEC 5, 2020
Replies: 30
Views: 1857

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: SOFTWARE UPDATE (DOWNTIME) DEC 5, 2020

Bdklein wrote: December 6th, 2020, 4:49 pm I use the WB on my IPhone. I used to be able to jump to the last post in a thread but no longer . I see the first poster on the left , and the last poster on the right (I used to only to see the last poster ). How do I jump to the last post ?
Bump
by Bdklein
December 6th, 2020, 4:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: SOFTWARE UPDATE (DOWNTIME) DEC 5, 2020
Replies: 30
Views: 1857

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: SOFTWARE UPDATE (DOWNTIME) DEC 5, 2020

I use the WB on my IPhone. I used to be able to jump to the last post in a thread but no longer . I see the first poster on the left , and the last poster on the right (I used to only to see the last poster ). How do I jump to the last post ?
by Bdklein
December 5th, 2020, 11:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)
Replies: 200
Views: 5366

Re: Looking at two new functions with software update (POLL)

Those stars are distracting/annoying .
by Bdklein
December 4th, 2020, 7:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Third Twin Offer
Replies: 35
Views: 3397

Re: The Third Twin Offer

Plus Chimere I had just gotten on the SQN list when they started offering their project wines (for want of a better designation). I missed most of them early on. Never got any Chimere, had to wait 8 years to get NOK. I did get in on TT from the beginning. And TT wines seem to be in a different cate...
by Bdklein
December 1st, 2020, 5:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 742
Views: 74713

Re: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?

Just opened #41 fresh off of the UPS truck! My plan is to slow ox it for the day and consume during/after dinner. I poured a few ounces out just to see how it is. It's very modern styled, large scaled, oak/vanilla/ripe fruit. I'll wait to add more notes until this evening, but in short--this is exa...
by Bdklein
December 1st, 2020, 2:44 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: McRib...
Replies: 35
Views: 2219

Re: McRib...

Never had one -do I dare?
by Bdklein
December 1st, 2020, 12:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Small under the radar high quality Napa area wineries
Replies: 32
Views: 1866

Re: Small under the radar high quality Napa area wineries

Greg Harter wrote: November 30th, 2020, 9:05 pm Agree with EMH and William and Mary. would also add Beta.
Are they wineries? Or wines ?
by Bdklein
November 30th, 2020, 8:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 742
Views: 74713

Re: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?

Just opened #41 fresh off of the UPS truck! My plan is to slow ox it for the day and consume during/after dinner. I poured a few ounces out just to see how it is. It's very modern styled, large scaled, oak/vanilla/ripe fruit. I'll wait to add more notes until this evening, but in short--this is exa...
by Bdklein
November 30th, 2020, 5:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 8071
Views: 565731

Re: de Negoce offer

Chris Crutchfield wrote: November 30th, 2020, 5:06 pm
Bdklein wrote: November 30th, 2020, 4:01 pm Can't get the search to work for this .

Were there guesses/answers to the winery/vineyard for 41?
And what's the assessment of the wine?

TIA
Roberts & Rogers Louer Family.
Thanks .
by Bdklein
November 30th, 2020, 5:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Small under the radar high quality Napa area wineries
Replies: 32
Views: 1866

Re: Small under the radar high quality Napa area wineries

Curious if anyone knows of high quality wineries in the Napa area (including all the AVAs). Interested in cab based wines. I tried searching for this already and only came up with the post for Oregon. Thanks! What's your definition of a winery? Do you need a place to visit/taste/buy and where they ...
by Bdklein
November 30th, 2020, 4:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 8071
Views: 565731

Re: de Negoce offer

Can't get the search to work for this .

Were there guesses/answers to the winery/vineyard for 41?
And what's the assessment of the wine?

TIA
by Bdklein
November 26th, 2020, 1:33 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Forgive me WB...for I have sinned. I'm mailing it in for Thanksgiving
Replies: 49
Views: 2102

Re: Forgive me WB...for I have sinned. I'm mailing it in for Thanksgiving

We went conventional.

Made cornbread, mashed potatoes, cranberry/pineapple/strawberry sauce/relish, and stuffing. Going to make roasted veggies.

Half-turkey (fresh/organic) just went in :
by Bdklein
November 26th, 2020, 7:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: JJ Prum Riesling -Are These a Good Deal?
Replies: 15
Views: 804

Re: JJ Prum Reisling -Are These a Good Deal?

Josh Grossman wrote: November 26th, 2020, 7:47 am
Bdklein wrote: November 26th, 2020, 7:43 am Bought 1 of each . Plan on giving them at least 5 years each . Thanks all.
Where was the offer from? Thanks
https://www.postwines.com/
Syosset NY
by Bdklein
November 26th, 2020, 7:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: JJ Prum Riesling -Are These a Good Deal?
Replies: 15
Views: 804

Re: JJ Prum Reisling -Are These a Good Deal?

Bought 1 of each . Plan on giving them at least 5 years each . Thanks all.
by Bdklein
November 26th, 2020, 2:59 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Bootleg Booze Found: They Can Sell It?
Replies: 3
Views: 729

Bootleg Booze Found: They Can Sell It?

Interesting story. Wonder how they can legally sell it (guess through 3rd party?

https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/25/us/whisk ... index.html
by Bdklein
November 25th, 2020, 6:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: JJ Prum Riesling -Are These a Good Deal?
Replies: 15
Views: 804

Re: JJ Prum Reisling -Are These a Good Deal?

Kris Patten wrote: November 25th, 2020, 6:23 pm I'd buy one of each as you want to find a Pradikat(s) you move forward with....Kab, Spat, or Aus.

I prefer them in that order, some people love Auslese, great way to find out for $110.

They will all be delicious young.
Thanks, yes I plan on buying 1 of each.
by Bdklein
November 25th, 2020, 6:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: JJ Prum Riesling -Are These a Good Deal?
Replies: 15
Views: 804

Re: JJ Prum Reisling -Are These a Good Deal?

I think many (myself included) would say that the Bernkastler Badtstube is probably their least impressive single vineyard. That said, Prüm is Prüm and it's pretty great, too. As far as which one, I think it depends on how long you want to hold them. If you are looking for shorter term drinking (me...
by Bdklein
November 25th, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: JJ Prum Riesling -Are These a Good Deal?
Replies: 15
Views: 804

Re: JJ Prum Reisling -Are These a Good Deal?

Brian S t o t t e r wrote: November 25th, 2020, 5:10 pm For those sale prices I'd go for it.
Which one(s)?

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