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Cases on top of cases I am in trouble. This my cellar staircase.

We all know lifo and fifo but i am in trouble. I gave up my staircase to woline cases now i can’t get to the wine. Oh crap. Bill
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By: Bill
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emcquillan
490

Sometimes you get lucky,maybe very lucky

I bought a job lot of half dozen wines and champers at a garage sale some ten years ago for a pittance. Two nights ago ,a gem of a wine from that lot was drunk and what a pleasant surprise as i wasn't confident of storage by the previous owner. The '98 or
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By: halkcb
17
cazalea
424

Marqués de Riscal Reserva: Hunting for house wines.

Marqués de Riscal Reserva wines are basically made from grapes from Tempranillo vines planted before 1970's, grown in the best clay-limestone soils of the Rioja Alavesa. This was the introduction on their website. The add that all wine are aged for two ye
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By: Bill
9
halkcb
372

Champers.wine. antipasta etc

Had a cosy dinner with some friends over antipasta and some entrees. An elegant and fruity Rose champagne to start the ball rolling---a good foil for the antipasta The Almaviva was a bit closed on the nose,but the palate was replete with cassis,some red f
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By: halkcb
6
Bill
174

A quick Kofta tonight - so many versions from the Maghreb to India.....

....this one a version like first sampled 30+ years ago in mountain Rif village. In winter they cook it without lamb & the eggs and call it salad ;-)
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By: nomadgiles
17
DruidPadj
315

The man who considers Sourdough Starter as a pet ...

According to Karl De Smedt, the man behind the world’s only sourdough library, sourdough belongs to the entire world. Burbling away in refrigerators are over 100 sourdough starters from around the globe, all chosen due to their renown, unusual origins, an
3d
By: cazalea
9
mkvc
285

Savory bread pudding anyone?

What else can one do with a day-old baguette? Chop up the bread, intersperse with mushrooms, herbs, chunks of left-over cheese, and flood with 8 eggs and milk to fill the dish. A few bits of pepper and broccoli for color ... The cheesy smell is killing us
10d
By: cazalea
4
renerod
152

A few pretty champagne shots.

Nothing very special just some meals with family. So much enjoyment around a bottle of wine with friends and family. Champagne always makes for a great start or a nice finisher. Of course never forget the cheese. Join in with some pictures. Enjoy Bill
3M
By: Bill
19
Bill
617

Same friends, same habit... 5 yrs on

1M
By: cbb in honor of Chamnong Bhirombhakdi
12
Bill
852

Wine + mushrooms + onions + chicken + bacon = coq au vin

The other evening I was enjoying a beautiful day outside while fearing my evening at a giant dinner organized by my wife and a group of charitably-minded women. I'm sure you have been to such things in a hotel room with speakers, lots of strangers wearing
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By: cazalea
11
Bill
309