MARC LAZAR OF DOMAINE WINE STORAGE AND CELLAR ADVISORS CHARGED WITH TWO FELONY COUNTS

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MARC LAZAR OF DOMAINE WINE STORAGE AND CELLAR ADVISORS CHARGED WITH TWO FELONY COUNTS

Post #1  Postby Don Cornwell » November 11th 2016, 2:21am

Marc Daniel Lazar, the owner of St. Louis-based Cellar Advisors and Domaine Wine Storage, with locations in St. Louis, Chicago, New York (Edison NJ), Napa (via sub-leased facilities) and Washington DC, was arrested in St. Louis on Wednesday November 9 and charged by the State of Missouri with two felony counts of selling liquor without a license in violation of Missouri Revised Statutes Section 311.550. According to the criminal charges filed in State of Missouri v Marc Lazar, Criminal Case No. 1622-CR04774, Mr. Lazar is charged with making unlicensed sales of wine on October 17, 2016 and November 9, 2016.

Mr. Lazar was taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon and the Domaine St. Louis premises were searched. Numerous items were seized, including various computer hard drives which were copied on site. Bond has been set at $25,000 cash. As of 3 p.m. Central Standard Time on Thursday November 10, 2016, Mr. Lazar remained in custody.

The investigation is expected to continue for one to two months based on the materials obtained in the search and additional criminal charges may be filed. The team which conducted the arrest and search included personnel from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police, the Missouri Department of Public Safety Alcohol Enforcement Division, and the FBI.

If convicted, it is likely that Mr. Lazar will lose all all other licenses that he holds in other states, such as licenses in the State of New Jersey to operate a public warehouse for alcoholic beverages and a permit to ship wines within the State of New Jersey, because the state licensing statutes generally prohibit a person convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor involving the sale or marketing of alcoholic beverages from holding any type of liquor license.

Marc Lazar's Previous Sex Crime Convictions Prohibit Him or His Companies from Holding the Required Licenses in Missouri

Marc Lazar is a previously-convicted sex offender. By virtue of his two felony sex offenses involving a 13 year old girl, Mr. Lazar cannot ever hold a liquor license of any type in the State of Missouri and he cannot serve as an officer or owner of a company with a liquor license. As a result, neither Cellar Advisors nor Domaine Wine Storage hold a Missouri liquor license – or ever have held such a license. Nevertheless, Marc Lazar, Cellar Advisors and Domaine Wine Storage have for many years offered, sold and transported wines within the State of Missouri (and elsewhere) without the required liquor licenses. This is a felony under Missouri law.

Marc Lazar’s Felony Sex Offense Convictions

Marc Daniel Lazar was born December 24, 1976. He attended Washington University in St. Louis from 1994 to 1998 and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree. In 2000 he received a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from St. Louis University. He then enrolled in Medical School. While in medical school Marc Lazar committed two felony sex offenses -- first degree statutory sodomy and first degree statutory rape of a 13 year old girl. At the time these offenses took place, on March 16, 2003, Marc. Lazar was 26 years old.

Mr. Lazar pled guilty to the two felony counts on January 26, 2005. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison for each count, with the prison sentence suspended except for 120 days to be served in county jail. Lazar appealed his sentence, but it was affirmed by the Missouri Court of Appeals in a published opinion on October 25, 2005. State of Missouri v Lazar, 182 S.W.3d 578 (Mo.App. E.D. 2005). You will find the opinion here: http://caselaw.findlaw.com/mo-court-of-appeals/1403641.html. Marc Lazar is listed in the Missouri Sex Offender Registry. https://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/CJ38/OffenderDetails?page=0&column=name&id=1263328

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Lazar’s Ownership of Cellar Advisors, Domaine Wine Storage and Domaine Transit

According to his deposition testimony in federal civil litigation brought against Cellar Advisors in Chicago that was concluded this past March, Marc Lazar first began working in the wine industry in 1999 while attending graduate school at St. Louis University. Lazar worked as a salesperson for Wine Merchant of St. Louis.

Mr. Lazar’s arrest and conviction on child sexual abuse charges ended his plans to be a physician. Lazar dropped out of medical school. He subsequently established Cellar Advisors in St. Louis, which provided consulting, inventory and logistics services for wine collectors. According to the records of the Missouri Secretary of State, Cellar Advisors LLC was first established on July 14, 2005 -- six months after Lazar pled guilty to the two felonies listed above. Marc Lazar was listed as the sole organizer and managing member of Cellar Advisors.

On August 1, 2006, Mr. Lazar established a wine storage business in St. Louis which operated under the fictitious business name Domaine Wine Storage. This business was also organized as Missouri limited liability company, which was named Cellar LLC. Marc Lazar was listed as the sole founder and managing member. The name of the LLC was subsequently changed to Domaine Saint Louis, LLC. Domaine Wine Storage today provides commercial wine storage in St. Louis, Chicago, Edison NJ, Napa (via sub-leased facilities) and Washington DC. The Chicago, New Jersey and Washington DC locations are organized into separate LLCs, each of which is owned by Domaine Management, LLC, another Missouri LLC founded by Marc Lazar in 2011.

Mr. Lazar also owns and manages Domaine Transit, LLC, an entity organized in 2012 to handle wine shipping for Cellar Advisors and Domaine Wine Storage customers. Since at least 2006 Cellar Advisors and Domaine Wine Storage have offered wine shipping and wine moving services both in the State of Missouri and throughout the United States.

Cellar Advisors, Domaine Wine Storage, and Domaine Transit are all located at 3300 Samuel Shepard Drive, St. Louis MO 63103 https://domainestorage.com/about-domaine-storage/ This is also Marc Lazar’s registered work address on the Missouri Sex Offender Registry. (See https://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/CJ38/Address?page=0&column=name&id=1263328

Lazar, Cellar Advisors and Domaine Storage Do Not Hold, and Cannot Lawfully Hold, a Missouri Liquor License

At no time since January 26, 2005, the date of Marc Lazar’s criminal convictions, have Marc Lazar, Cellar Advisors or Domaine Wine Storage held a liquor license in the State of Missouri.

Under Missouri Revised Statutes § 311.060 and Missouri Alcoholic Beverage Regulations, Title 11, Division 70, Chapter 2, Section 11, any person who has been convicted of a sexual offense under Chapter 566 of the Missouri Revised Statutes, which includes both statutory rape (§ 566.032) and statutory sodomy (§ 566.050), the crimes of which Mr. Lazar was convicted, is permanently prohibited from holding a liquor license or engaging in the sale of wine or alcoholic beverages in the State of Missouri. The same statute and regulation prohibit anyone convicted of such offenses from being an owner or officer of an entity holding a liquor license.

Thus, Marc Lazar was at all times after January 26, 2005 prohibited from engaging in the sale of wine within the State of Missouri. Similarly, Cellar Advisors LLC and Domaine Storage have at all times been prohibited from obtaining a liquor license since Marc Lazar is the owner and managing member of both entities.

Illegal Sales and Brokering of Wine by Cellar Advisors and Domaine Storage

Notwithstanding the absence of a liquor license, Marc Lazar, Cellar Advisors and Domaine Wine Storage regularly offer and sell wines to their customers both in Missouri and throughout the United States. Since at least the fall of 2010 (and likely earlier) Marc Lazar has regularly sent out emailed wine offers and has sold wine on behalf of Cellar Advisors and Domaine Storage. In 2010 and 2011, these offers included counterfeit wines being sold for Rudy Kurniawan, as discussed discussed in a prior post in the Rudy Kurniawan/wine counterfeiting thread. http://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1811501#p1811501

Since November of 2014, Marc Lazar has sent out a continuous stream of emails to all Cellar Advisors and Domaine Wine Storage customers (generally one or two emails per week) offering wines for sale. For example, an email offer from Mr. Lazar, dated August 4, 2015, begins as follows:

    Dear Collectors,

    Today we are very excited to bring you an offer of great wines priced below recent auction or retail. These bottles are all in perfect condition at our St. Louis warehouse.

    Possibly more exciting, we are rolling out on online inventory and checkout process. You can always reserve bottles by replying to our emails, but now you can complete your purchase online, in real time!

    This is a new process for us, so we welcome your feedback and comments. Our goal is to bring you excellent wines, sourced from your fellow storage clients and our trade partners at extremely sharp prices.

    Cheers,
    Marc
Wine is also offered for sale directly on the Domaine Wine Storage website. https://domainestorage.com/product-category/ The website claims, as do the emails sent out in the past several months, that all sales made by Domaine Wine Storage are "fulfilled by" Cellar Trading, LLC, in Washington DC. Cellar Trading, LLC, a company established by Marc Lazar's wife Katherine in early 2014, presently holds an "internet only" retail sales license issued by the District of Columbia. However, under District of Columbia law, DC Code Sections 25-112 and 25-754, sale of wine pursuant to a District of Columbia license from a location outside the District of Columbia is unlawful and a criminal act, and all wine sold under a DC license must be stored/located within the District of Columbia at the time of sale. That clearly isn't the case with respect to the sales by Domaine Wine Storage and Cellar Advisors.

Cellar Trading LLC is nominally located at the same address as Domaine Wine Storage Washington DC -- 4221 Connecticut Avenue NW, lower level. However, as explained below, there is no sales operation of any kind at the Domaine DC location. There are no personnel involved in sales of wine located in Washington DC. Neither of the owners or a Registered Manager is present at the Cellar Trading location in Washington DC during all business hours as required by ABRA Regulation 707.1. Rather all of the sales personnel are located in St. Louis along with Marc and Katherine Lazar. Moreover, on March 2, 2016, the District of Columbia issued a formal cease and desist order which prohibits the sale of wine by any business located at 4221 Connecticut Avenue NW and also prohibits the consumption of any wine at that location.

On March 17, 2016, Marc Lazar testified at the trial of Great Northern Insurance Company v. Cellar Advisors, a civil litigation matter pending in Federal District Court in Chicago. In response to questions from his own lawyer, Mr. Lazar testified about his companies' sale of wine as follows:

    "Q. Do you personally buy and sell wine?
    A. Well , separate from my business, wine is also a hobby. So yes I buy and sell wine for myself and I buy and sell wine personally for my clients.
    Q. Okay. And between you and your clients, just give the ladies and gentlemen of the jury a general ballpark figure of how many bottles of wine, and I don 't know if that's the proper terminology, of wine that you deal with on a yearly basis?
    A. Well , in a given year we will probably transact about $10 million worth of wine for our clients, not me personally, and that will represent roughly 50 to 100,000 bottles. So each bottle is valuable and there are many of them.
    Q. And how do wines get exchanged? In other words is it seller to buyer or is it through auction houses? How does it work?
    A. So alcohol is a regulated product in all 50 states. So a citizen, a public citizen who owns wine cannot put an ad on Craigslist or eBay, or anything like that to sell wine. You can only sell wine through an entity that has the right licenses to buy it from you and then to sell it to someone else."
In describing his various companies during the trial, Mr. Lazar explained that Cellar Advisors is the company which buys wine from and sells wines to Domaine customers:

    "Cellar Advisors also helps collectors buy wine in the marketplace, either from retailers or auction houses, or brokers overseas. And likewise, when people want to get rid of wine, we help them send it to an auction house, send it to a broker, send it to a store who can sell it on their behalf, and we manage all of the paperwork and, you know, the logistics of that."
Mr. Lazar's attorney then asked him a follow-up question about Cellar Advisors:

    "Q . Okay. Before we go further with Mr. Searle, I just want to ask you a couple of questions more on Cellar Advisors. How many locations are you at now?
    A. Cellar Advisors consulting business has only one location, we operate that business out of St. Louis and our entire staff is there with one remote employee who works from home in New York.
    Q. And then you have what I'm going to call a sister company?
    A. Our sister company Domaine Storage, we have four locations, St. Louis, Chicago, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. and we have a flex space arrangement in Napa Valley which is where a lot of wine is made for seasonal storage when we need it.
    Q. And how many employees are both companies up to now?
    A. About 40."
Mr. Lazar's testimony about his companies completely failed to mention Cellar Trading, LLC.

Cellar Trading LLC in Washington DC

On January 29, 2014, Katherine Lazar, the wife of Marc Lazar, and the managing member of a newly-created Missouri LLC named Cellar Trading, LLC applied for an Internet only retail sales license to be operated from the Domaine Wine Storage DC facility located at 4221 Connecticut Avenue NW in Washington DC. At that time, because Marc Lazar's felony convictions were less than ten years old, he was prohibited by the District of Columbia law from owning any interest in any liquor license issued there. In January 2016, after Mr. Lazar's sex crime convictions had reached their tenth anniversary, Marc Lazar applied for permission and officially became a co-owner of Cellar Trading LLC along with his wife Katherine.

Cellar Trading was licensed as an "internet only" retail site in March of 2014. At the time that the Cellar Trading license was issued, Domaine Wine Storage held no licenses or permits from ABRA, the Washington DC liquor-regulating authority. Previously however, from May 3, 2012 through May 3, 2013, Domaine Wine Storage DC held a public warehouse permit which permitted it to store wines in its warehouse for licensed importers, wholesalers and retailers. But by the time that Cellar Trading LLC applied for and obtained its "internet only" retail sales license in 2014, the Domaine Wine Storage public warehouse permit had lapsed.

By statute and the terms of ABRA Regulation 205.5, wines in Washington DC may not be sold from or consumed at any location where a public warehouse permit for alcoholic beverages is in effect. Thus, when Domaine Wine Storage's public warehouse permit was in effect in 2012-13, the permit expressly stated that the “sale, service or consumption of alcoholic beverages at the storage facility location is prohibited.”

In late 2015, ABRA commenced an investigation of Domaine Wine Storage DC. Last November ABRA determined that Domaine Wine Storage was operating a public warehouse at 4221 Connecticut Avenue NW without a license and that Domaine Wine Storage was operating a wine tasting room at the same address as the public warehouse operation, in violation of ABRA Regulation 205.5 and the applicable statutes. Domaine Wine Storage DC promptly filed an application to renew its public warehouse license, claiming that the public warehouse license had been allowed to lapse inadvertently. ABRA re-issued the public warehouse license to Domaine Wine Storage, but proceeded to find that wine tasting room being operated at 4221 Connecticut Avenue within the Domaine Wine Storage facility was in direct violation of Regulation 205.5 which prohibits the sale or consumption of wine at any location at which a public warehouse permit is in effect.

On March 2, 2016, ABRA issued Cease and Desist Order No. 2016-102, which ordered the wine tasting room at Domaine Wine Storage DC to be shut down That Order further states in pertinent part that “The Board advises Domaine that a copy of this Order is being forwarded to the Metropolitan Police Department and licensed wholesalers to ensure compliance. If it is found that the sale, service, or consumption of alcohol continues at this location without the approval from the Board, Mr. [Lazar] may be subject to both civil and criminal penalties.” (Emphasis added). Thus, ABRA's March 2, 2016 Cease and Desist Order prohibits the sale of any wines from 4221 Connecticut Avenue NW -- the very location where Cellar Trading, LLC purports to continue to operate.

Perhaps more importantly, the purported Cellar Trading LLC retail wine business in Washington DC simply doesn’t exist. The retail sale operations are conducted entirely out of St. Louis by Marc Lazar and his St. Louis-based employees such as Will Ferring, who acts as the principal salesperson for the Lazar entities. The website for Cellar Trading, LLC, which is listed in its advertising on WineSearcher.com, is the Domaine Wine Storage website in St. Louis. http://domainestorage.com/productcategory/. The listed phone number for Cellar Trading is (314) 667-5328, but that is actually the St. Louis phone number for Domaine Wine Storage. The Cellar Trading LLC inventory listed on WineSearcher.com is 100% identical to the wine inventory listed on the Domaine Wine Storage website. Cellar Trading LLC has gone so far as to rename itself, without the permission of ABRA, in violation of ABRA Regulation 600.1, as “Domaine Wine Market.”

There is no office or other location within the Domaine DC storage facility from which Cellar Trading LLC operates. There is only a single small office of approximately 10 feet by 12 feet in size in which the two Domaine DC employees (Alex Crawford and John Portillo) work. Neither of these employees have any involvement in selling wine. There is no employee of Cellar Trading LLC in Washington DC who is, or ever has been, employed at 4221 Connecticut Avenue NW. Katherine Lazar and Mark Lazar both reside and work in St. Louis Missouri and are not physically on site to manage the Cellar Trading LLC business as required by DC Code §§ 25-301(a)(6) and 25-701 and ABRA Regulations 501.1(a) and 707.1. There is no licensed manager for Cellar Trading LLC who is registered with ABRA as required by ABRA regulation 707.1 and there never has been. Rather the purported business of Cellar Trading LLC is solely operated and managed by Marc Lazar, Will Ferring and the Cellar Advisors staff out of St. Louis Missouri, as Mr. Lazar candidly admitted in his Federal trial testimony earlier this year.

Are the Charges Thusfar Filed the Proverbial Tip of the Iceberg?

The two felony charges filed thusfar would appear to be only the beginning of the potential charges that could be filed here.

For example, one of the consequences of selling liquor without a license in the State of Missouri is that the Lazar entities do not charge Missouri sales tax. The failure to collect and remit Missouri sales tax is chargeable as either a misdemeanor or felony.

Shipping of wine into, within or out of the State of Missouri requires a special Wine Transporter license. Shipping wine without that license is a felony. None of the Lazar entities have ever held such a license.

In order to ship wines via UPS or FedEx, both companies require that the shipper certify in writing that shipper is a licensed retailer and is authorized to ship wines. The Lazar entities have been shipping wines via UPS and FedEx for years, but do not hold the required licenses. Approximately five weeks ago, UPS suspended shipping wines for the Lazar entities from any location based upon the false representations by Domaine Wine Storage that it is a licensed retailer authorized to ship such wines. The false representation of licensed status to UPS and FedEx, and the continuing shipment of wines based upon the false representation of Domaine's licensed status, is likely a felony violation of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.

The Missouri Merchandising Practices Act has also been held to apply to a situation where a licensed out of state alcohol seller offers for sale via the internet or email, and solicits and accepts orders from Missouri residents of alcohol which under Missouri law would require a Missouri liquor license. The decision in question, commonly known as the Beer Nuts decision, would appear to make every email offer sent out by Marc Lazar and every order booked on the Domaine web server, a felony under Missouri law.

Under Missouri law when a company changes its address, as the Lazar entities did in 2015, the entity must file a Form 126 with the Missouri Department of Revenue. That form contains a series of questions which relate to sales and use taxes and special licensing required in the State of Missouri. The form contains the following question:

    "Do you make retail sales of the following items? Select all that apply.
    __ Alcoholic Beverages ....
    "
This form must be signed by a member of the LLC (i.e. Marc Lazar) who certifies "Under penalties of perjury, I declare that the above information and any attached supplement is true, complete, and correct." The filing of a false certification to a government agency is a felony. Would anyone be willing to bet that Mr. Lazar truthfully disclosed in his 2015 Form 126 filings that Cellar Advisors and Domaine Wine Storage sell alcoholic beverages? [Yes, that's a rhetorical question here.]

The weekly emails from Domaine offer wines directly imported by Domaine from Europe. In a March 25, 2015 post by Marc Lazar on the 2011 Maison Ilan thread, Mr. Lazar stated that Domaine imports a container from Hillebrand (in Beaune France) every 6 to 8 weeks. http://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1709696#p1709696. However, none of the Lazar entitles hold a TTB import license or wholesaler license. The importation of wine without such a license is a Federal misdemeanor under 27 US Code Section 207. But the importation of any goods into US commerce by means of any false statement or false or fraudulent practice is a felony under 18 US Code Section 542. Wire and mail fraud might also apply. As noted above, Mr. Lazar first came to the Federal government's attention as a result of his involvement in selling Rudy Kurniawan's counterfeit wines and brokering Kurniawan's counterfeit wines through Acker, Merrall & Condit in 2011 and 2012. http://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1811501#p1811501 Marc Lazar is currently a defendant in a civil lawsuit pending in New York State brought a UK purchaser (Hrothgar Investments) of $2.45 million of Rudy Kurniawan counterfeits that were purchased in the summer of 2011. http://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=2020217#p2020217

Obviously, I anticipate that there will likely be additional criminal charges filed against Mr. Lazar in the weeks to come and I suspect that many of Mr. Lazar's employees will find themselves under serious scrutiny from law enforcement agencies involved.
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Post #2  Postby Frank Drew » November 11th 2016, 3:46am

I hope that this doesn't adversely affect people who store wine at any of the various Domaine Wine Storage facilities but are otherwise uninvolved in the issues under discussion here.
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Post #3  Postby andy velebil » November 11th 2016, 4:05am

Frank Drew wrote:I hope that this doesn't adversely affect people who store wine at any of the various Domaine Wine Storage facilities but are otherwise uninvolved in the issues under discussion here.

Was thinking the same. Regardless, if I had any wine being stored by an entity that he owned I'd get it out as soon as possible. Better safe than sorry.
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Post #4  Postby Jay Carroll » November 11th 2016, 4:40am

I know many who stores wine here. Yikes! Could those wines be held or seized while this mess gets cleared up?

This guy is a real sleaze.
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Post #5  Postby Don Cornwell » November 11th 2016, 4:59am

Jay Carroll wrote:I know many who stores wine here. Yikes! Could those wines be held or seized while this mess gets cleared up?

This guy is a real sleaze.

Jay:

I don't think there's any real danger of people who are storing their wines at Domaine St. Louis having their wines in storage seized. I don't believe that the police have closed down Domaine St. Louis at this point. I would also anticipate that the State would seek the appointment of a receiver at some point to operate the storage facility for the clients who store their wines there, if there's a need for that.

I might be more concerned if I had wines sitting in the St Louis warehouse that were consigned for sale on the Domaine Wine Market or if I had wines that were in the process of being shipped by Domaine.
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Post #6  Postby andy velebil » November 11th 2016, 5:11am

Don Cornwell wrote:
Jay Carroll wrote:I know many who stores wine here. Yikes! Could those wines be held or seized while this mess gets cleared up?

This guy is a real sleaze.

Jay:

I don't think there's any real danger of people who are storing their wines at Domaine St. Louis having their wines in storage seized. I don't believe that the police have closed down Domaine St. Louis at this point. I would also anticipate that the State would seek the appointment of a receiver at some point to operate the storage facility for the clients who store their wines there, if there's a need for that.

I might be more concerned if I had wines sitting in the St Louis warehouse that were consigned for sale on the Domaine Wine Market or if I had wines that were in the process of being shipped by Domaine.

But wouldn't a fear be someone (Marc??) not paying the electric bill or shutting off the electricity. If he's facing serious felony charges with a threat of some decent jail time who knows what he'll do. Given he's got state and federal agencies investigating him, I'd be worried.

If a government agency gets involved with those operations who knows what they'll do. I've seen cases of vintage Dom Perignon put into an outside non-cooled storage area in the hot summer by a government agency that seized it.

Not trying to scare anyone, but you're dealing with a lot of unknown variables at the moment. Things that if it goes bad a lot of people storing wine may not like. Again, I would say better safe than sorry.
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Post #7  Postby R_Gilbane » November 11th 2016, 5:36am

Don, while I appreciate the details you've reported above, I don't see the value of you including the names of the Domaine DC employees in the post. Besides not adding any value, the information is not entirely accurate as the employees have changed. I feel the inclusion of names of people entirely unrelated to the charges is a bit over the top and entirely unfair.
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Post #8  Postby Mark Golodetz » November 11th 2016, 5:42am

Tough for the people who store there. There can't be another purpose built wine storage facility in Saint Louis.
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Post #9  Postby Brian Gilp » November 11th 2016, 6:50am

One wine related business that wasn't mentioned was insure your wine http://insureyourwine.com/about-us/ I assume that the relationship here is just a feeder to the actual insurance provider so probably not an issue. Would that be correct or might there be impacts to this business as well?
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Post #10  Postby Victor Hong » November 11th 2016, 7:02am

One would need to read whom Lloyds of London is obligated contractually to pay directly. If the arrangement consists of legally independent but back-to-back linkages to pass claims and payments, problems may occur. In that case, a consumer may lack legal standing to demand anything from Lloyds, upon an ostensibly covered loss event.
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Post #11  Postby scott c » November 11th 2016, 7:21am

Don Cornwell wrote:There is only a single small office of approximately 10 feet by 12 feet in size in which the two Domaine DC employees (Alex Crawford and John Portillo) work. Neither of these employees have any involvement in selling wine.


Not sure why you named these guys, but neither of them has ever been involved in any of the allegedly illegal conduct mentioned above, and in fact one of them (Alex) hasn't worked at Domaine for a long time.
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Post #12  Postby Neal.Mollen » November 11th 2016, 7:23am

Holy crap! Awful, awful, awful. Thanks for the info, Don
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Post #13  Postby Michae1 P0wers » November 11th 2016, 10:27am

Mark Golodetz wrote:Tough for the people who store there. There can't be another purpose built wine storage facility in Saint Louis.


I don't believe that there is. Domaine moved about a year or so ago to a much larger and more modern facility, pretty much insuring that the area's needs were met.
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Post #14  Postby Howard Cooper » November 11th 2016, 10:53am

Brian Gilp wrote:One wine related business that wasn't mentioned was insure your wine http://insureyourwine.com/about-us/ I assume that the relationship here is just a feeder to the actual insurance provider so probably not an issue. Would that be correct or might there be impacts to this business as well?


My only interaction with Lazar is that I insure my wine through insureyourwine. If anyone has any knowledge about Brian's question, I would be interested as well.
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Post #15  Postby Jay Carroll » November 11th 2016, 11:26am

Howard Cooper wrote:
Brian Gilp wrote:One wine related business that wasn't mentioned was insure your wine http://insureyourwine.com/about-us/ I assume that the relationship here is just a feeder to the actual insurance provider so probably not an issue. Would that be correct or might there be impacts to this business as well?


My only interaction with Lazar is that I insure my wine through insureyourwine. If anyone has any knowledge about Brian's question, I would be interested as well.


I would think all is Ok with the insurance part of this. The coverage is actually placed by TDC Risk Management located in OH. This is actual broker who has placed this progam- apparently with Lloyds. Insureyourwine is just a feeder to it- and probably made a couple of points of commission on it. Now the question is does insureyourwine have any of the licensing required to collect the commission- who knows. But my guess might be no- based upon the other developments. This should not jeopardize the coverage placed. If you wanted to check- I am attaching a link for TDC- which has a fine reputation in the industry. Side note- I am a commercial insurance broker.

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Post #16  Postby Howard Cooper » November 11th 2016, 11:49am

Jay Carroll wrote:
Howard Cooper wrote:
Brian Gilp wrote:One wine related business that wasn't mentioned was insure your wine http://insureyourwine.com/about-us/ I assume that the relationship here is just a feeder to the actual insurance provider so probably not an issue. Would that be correct or might there be impacts to this business as well?


My only interaction with Lazar is that I insure my wine through insureyourwine. If anyone has any knowledge about Brian's question, I would be interested as well.


I would think all is Ok with the insurance part of this. The coverage is actually placed by TDC Risk Management located in OH. This is actual broker who has placed this progam- apparently with Lloyds. Insureyourwine is just a feeder to it- and probably made a couple of points of commission on it. Now the question is does insureyourwine have any of the licensing required to collect the commission- who knows. But my guess might be no- based upon the other developments. This should not jeopardize the coverage placed. If you wanted to check- I am attaching a link for TDC- which has a fine reputation in the industry. Side note- I am a commercial insurance broker.

http://tdcriskmanagement.com/?page_id=1600


Thanks for the help. Interestingly, I just got an email from TDC wanting to get more of my insurance business. Timing is curious.
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Post #17  Postby Don Cornwell » November 11th 2016, 12:26pm

Jay Carroll wrote:
Howard Cooper wrote:
Brian Gilp wrote:One wine related business that wasn't mentioned was insure your wine http://insureyourwine.com/about-us/ I assume that the relationship here is just a feeder to the actual insurance provider so probably not an issue. Would that be correct or might there be impacts to this business as well?


My only interaction with Lazar is that I insure my wine through insureyourwine. If anyone has any knowledge about Brian's question, I would be interested as well.


I would think all is Ok with the insurance part of this. The coverage is actually placed by TDC Risk Management located in OH. This is actual broker who has placed this progam- apparently with Lloyds. Insureyourwine is just a feeder to it- and probably made a couple of points of commission on it. Now the question is does insureyourwine have any of the licensing required to collect the commission- who knows. But my guess might be no- based upon the other developments. This should not jeopardize the coverage placed. If you wanted to check- I am attaching a link for TDC- which has a fine reputation in the industry. Side note- I am a commercial insurance broker.

http://tdcriskmanagement.com/?page_id=1600

Jay:

Based on the deposition testimony in Great Northern Insurance Co. v. Cellar Advisors LLC, neither Cellar Advisors, which has a commission sharing agreement TDC Risk Management, or Insureyourwine.com are licensed as "insurance producers" (Missouri's statutory parlance for an insurance agent or broker) as defined in Mo. Rev. Stat. § 375.012.6. Based on my reading of the applicable Missouri statutes, it appears that such a license is required in order to receive any portion of the commissions from an insurance policy. The Missouri Department of Insurance was informed of the fact that Cellar Advisors is receiving insurance commissions without an insurance producer's license during 2015 and allegedly opened an investigation. I'm not aware of anything that has happened to date.
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Post #18  Postby William Gladstone » November 11th 2016, 12:29pm

Thank you Don for another well researched and valuable document on the individuals who walk amongst us with a passion for wine who see this as an opportunity to prey on our weakness (our love of fine wine)

I am always amazed at the hours of work that go into your research and wish there was some way that the wine community would thank you for how we benefit from your gift to us.
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Post #19  Postby Victor Hong » November 11th 2016, 12:30pm

If you do not have direct legal standing versus your purported insurer, you are not insured, but instead are naked.
That is why I have always advised that people insure their wines in a totally independent manner.
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Post #20  Postby maureen nelson » November 11th 2016, 12:41pm

Query whether placing your risk with a Lloyds syndicate requires the use of a licensed insurance broker.
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Post #21  Postby Don Cornwell » November 11th 2016, 12:45pm

Bobby and Scott:

Respectfully, my post is clear that the two Domaine DC employees have nothing to do with the sale of wine by Mr. Lazar and his various entities. The reason that I named them was to "provide the evidence" that the individuals in question are not named as registered "managers" with ABRA for Cellar Trading, LLC and that the employees in question have no connection with the Lazar wine sales operations. I know that John Portillo is still employed as the DC warehouse manager. And yes there are two additional Domaine DC employees since mid-2015, one of whom replaced Alex. In deference to your views, I won't add their names here, but to be clear, to the best of my knowledge none of the Domaine DC employees have any involvement in the sale of wine for either Cellar Trading LLC or any of Mr. Lazar's entities. The purported DC sales operation is a total sham designed to try to "paper" sales made out of St. Louis with a fictional liquor license through Washington DC.
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Post #22  Postby Jay Carroll » November 11th 2016, 1:04pm

Victor

I would guess, without seeing the policy, that TDC would be the broker named on the policy. As a policy holder you would have coverage. To be safe- I'd make a call to TDC.
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Post #23  Postby R_Gilbane » November 11th 2016, 1:09pm

Don Cornwell wrote:Bobby and Scott:

Respectfully, my post is clear that the two Domaine DC employees have nothing to do with the sale of wine by Mr. Lazar and his various entities. The reason that I named them was to "provide the evidence" that the individuals in question are not named as registered "managers" with ABRA for Cellar Trading, LLC and that the employees in question have no connection with the Lazar wine sales operations. I know that John Portillo is still employed as the DC warehouse manager. And yes there are two additional Domaine DC employees since mid-2015, one of whom replaced Alex. In deference to your views, I won't add their names here, but to be clear, to the best of my knowledge none of the Domaine DC employees have any involvement in the sale of wine for either Cellar Trading LLC or any of Mr. Lazar's entities. The purported DC sales operation is a total sham designed to try to "paper" sales made out of St. Louis with a fictional liquor license through Washington DC.


Don, I appreciate the follow up and additional clarity. The purpose of my post was to make it absolutely clear that the Domaine DC employees, both past and present, have nothing to do with this mess. As someone who has stored wine there for some time, I have nothing but the best things to say about the people who work there. Especially John. He's the man.
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Post #24  Postby Victor Hong » November 11th 2016, 1:33pm

Jay Carroll wrote:Victor

I would guess, without seeing the policy, that TDC would be the broker named on the policy. As a policy holder you would have coverage. To be safe- I'd make a call to TDC.

If anyone insures as such, please let us know what you find. Thank you.
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Post #25  Postby Frank Drew » November 11th 2016, 1:47pm

andy velebil wrote:But wouldn't a fear be someone (Marc??) not paying the electric bill or shutting off the electricity. If he's facing serious felony charges with a threat of some decent jail time who knows what he'll do.

If a government agency gets involved with those operations who knows what they'll do. I've seen cases of vintage Dom Perignon put into an outside non-cooled storage area in the hot summer by a government agency that seized it.


Legitimate concerns, Andy, but at least at this moment we've got almost a half year before warm weather returns, and the Washington, DC facility is well underground. I store there and I've been amazed at how quickly the entire space was outfitted with lockers and the lockers rented/leased and filled with wine.
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Post #26  Postby Andy B » November 11th 2016, 2:29pm

Seems like fraudulently operating, but not cheating customers?? I have wine purchased from Domaine Market that is ready to ship, but "FedEx logistic issues" prevent them from shipping after a phone call today. Hoping to avoid Premier Cru part II.
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Post #27  Postby Don Cornwell » November 11th 2016, 2:37pm

Andy B wrote:Seems like fraudulently operating, but not cheating customers?? I have wine purchased from Domaine Market that is ready to ship, but "FedEx logistic issues" prevent them from shipping after a phone call today. Hoping to avoid Premier Cru part II.

Andy:

Both UPS and FedEx have halted shipping any wines for the Lazar entities based upon the misrepresentations that were made to them about Domaine/Cellar Advisors being licensed retailers. So you may not be able to get your wines shipped.
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Post #28  Postby Scott Everson » November 11th 2016, 2:46pm

You can sodomize a 13 year old girl and only get 120 days in jail?
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Don, I appreciate your efforts.
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Victor Hong wrote:Don, I appreciate your efforts.

Thanks Victor. Means a lot.
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Post #31  Postby Brian King » November 11th 2016, 3:05pm

Scott Everson wrote:You can sodomize a 13 year old girl and only get 120 days in jail?


That raised some eyebrows for me too...TWO 10 year sentences, concerted to 120 days total
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Post #32  Postby c fu » November 11th 2016, 3:10pm

Scott Everson wrote:You can sodomize a 13 year old girl and only get 120 days in jail?


not justifying anything but i believe in missouri sodomy includes oral/anal/sexual penetration. Basically anything that's not considered "traditional" sexual intercourse.
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Post #33  Postby Neal.Mollen » November 11th 2016, 3:11pm

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Scott Everson wrote:You can sodomize a 13 year old girl and only get 120 days in jail?


That raised some eyebrows for me too...TWO 10 year sentences, concerted to 120 days total

and his real legal troubles come from selling wine without a license. Seems a little out of kilter to me
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Post #34  Postby Neal.Mollen » November 11th 2016, 3:12pm

c fu wrote:
Scott Everson wrote:You can sodomize a 13 year old girl and only get 120 days in jail?


not justifying anything but i believe in missouri sodomy includes oral/anal/sexual penetration. Basically anything that's not considered "traditional" sexual intercourse.

IT WAS A 13 YEAR OLD GIRL! The breadth of the statute doesn't give me any comfort
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Post #35  Postby c fu » November 11th 2016, 3:14pm

Neal.Mollen wrote:
c fu wrote:
Scott Everson wrote:You can sodomize a 13 year old girl and only get 120 days in jail?


not justifying anything but i believe in missouri sodomy includes oral/anal/sexual penetration. Basically anything that's not considered "traditional" sexual intercourse.

IT WAS A 13 YEAR OLD GIRL! The breadth of the statute doesn't give me any comfort


no disagreement here. But I'm betting the legal argument made may have to do with the fact that it wasn't the sodomy we are thinking of when we see the word sodomy, at least for the commuted sentence. I'm not going to dig into it as the whole idea is disconcerting.

This is certainly not new information on Marc though. I believe Don posted about his criminal conviction in the Rudy thread before.
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Post #36  Postby andy velebil » November 11th 2016, 3:19pm

Frank Drew wrote:
andy velebil wrote:But wouldn't a fear be someone (Marc??) not paying the electric bill or shutting off the electricity. If he's facing serious felony charges with a threat of some decent jail time who knows what he'll do.

If a government agency gets involved with those operations who knows what they'll do. I've seen cases of vintage Dom Perignon put into an outside non-cooled storage area in the hot summer by a government agency that seized it.


Legitimate concerns, Andy, but at least at this moment we've got almost a half year before warm weather returns, and the Washington, DC facility is well underground. I store there and I've been amazed at how quickly the entire space was outfitted with lockers and the lockers rented/leased and filled with wine.

I wasn't as clear as I should have been. Happens after working all night, sorry. Think of PC. IF the authorities step in they may not allow one to access their stored wine, if even for a time. Or if Marc owes rent and the landlord locks everyone out. You won't know it's going to happen until it does and then you'll be really screwed.

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Post #37  Postby andy velebil » November 11th 2016, 3:22pm

Neal.Mollen wrote:
c fu wrote:
Scott Everson wrote:You can sodomize a 13 year old girl and only get 120 days in jail?


not justifying anything but i believe in missouri sodomy includes oral/anal/sexual penetration. Basically anything that's not considered "traditional" sexual intercourse.

IT WAS A 13 YEAR OLD GIRL! The breadth of the statute doesn't give me any comfort

As I've said in other threads. Sentencing varies WIDELY for even serious crimes. Don't try to make sense of it, just shake your head and move on.
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Post #38  Postby BenCo » November 11th 2016, 3:24pm

Thanks for posting this. I've had my wine stored in Domaine NY over the last year and am quite concerned now. Has anybody been in contact with them? Are people planning to move their wine out immediately?
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Post #39  Postby andy velebil » November 11th 2016, 3:31pm

BenCo wrote:Thanks for posting this. I've had my wine stored in Domaine NY over the last year and am quite concerned now. Has anybody been in contact with them? Are people planning to move their wine out immediately?

That's a decision you'll have to make. If it were me I'd move out for reasons I mentioned above. It's cold there from someone's comment so keeping it at home for a bit, until things sort out or you find a new place, I'd imagine would be ok.
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Post #40  Postby Jay Carroll » November 11th 2016, 3:33pm

Victor Hong wrote:
Jay Carroll wrote:Victor

I would guess, without seeing the policy, that TDC would be the broker named on the policy. As a policy holder you would have coverage. To be safe- I'd make a call to TDC.

If anyone insures as such, please let us know what you find. Thank you.


This type of arrangement is very very common - you have a "wholesale" broker who puts together a program and a "retail" broker might be the one actually marketing to the ultimate consumer. Thanks to Don we know that insuremywine is not a licensed broker and have been taking commissions- totally illegal. But if you look at the policy the broker or agent will probably be TDC. Again I have not seen the actual policy, so I am guessing at some of this.
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Post #41  Postby Don Cornwell » November 11th 2016, 3:33pm

Scott Everson wrote:You can sodomize a 13 year old girl and only get 120 days in jail?

Scott:

That's a great question. The answer I suspect is the combination of wealth, family influeence, and a really good criminal attorney.

Statutory rape and statutory sodomy in the 1st degree of a 13 year old girl by an an adult is treated as a Class B felony for sentencing purposes, with a penalty of 5 to 15 years for each crime. The sentence imposed was 10 years on each count, to be served concurrently, but the sentence was suspended by the sentencing judge and Marc was confined for only 120 days. His sentence included 5 years of formal supervised probation. That probation period officially began on March 9, 2005 and it was terminated 11 months early on April 27, 2009. Since Marc is a registered sex offender, he is supposed to report interstate and foreign travel in advance. It is unclear whether or not he does that.
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Post #42  Postby Max K » November 11th 2016, 3:36pm

andy velebil wrote:
BenCo wrote:Thanks for posting this. I've had my wine stored in Domaine NY over the last year and am quite concerned now. Has anybody been in contact with them? Are people planning to move their wine out immediately?

That's a decision you'll have to make. If it were me I'd move out for reasons I mentioned above. It's cold there from someone's comment so keeping it at home for a bit, until things sort out or you find a new place, I'd imagine would be ok.


The problem is that in DC, Domaine seems to be one of only two options, and the other one is open for extremely limited hours. At least in NY there are options.
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Post #43  Postby andy velebil » November 11th 2016, 3:39pm

Max K wrote:
andy velebil wrote:
BenCo wrote:Thanks for posting this. I've had my wine stored in Domaine NY over the last year and am quite concerned now. Has anybody been in contact with them? Are people planning to move their wine out immediately?

That's a decision you'll have to make. If it were me I'd move out for reasons I mentioned above. It's cold there from someone's comment so keeping it at home for a bit, until things sort out or you find a new place, I'd imagine would be ok.


The problem is that in DC, Domaine seems to be one of only two options, and the other one is open for extremely limited hours. At least in NY there are options.

Limited hours is better than not accessing it at all, right? Just saying.
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Post #44  Postby Victor Hong » November 11th 2016, 3:42pm

My point is not that a brokered policy is questionable, but that an unlicensed broker can leave a consumer naked of enforceable coverage.
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Post #45  Postby Sarah Kirschbaum » November 11th 2016, 3:45pm

BenCo wrote:Thanks for posting this. I've had my wine stored in Domaine NY over the last year and am quite concerned now. Has anybody been in contact with them? Are people planning to move their wine out immediately?


I reached out to Michael Mahle at Domaine, as I also store at the NJ facility, and he responded quickly despite being on vacation today. He unequivocally stated that there is nothing to worry about, and they will not be going out of business or jeopardizing the wines in any way. It is, of course, up to you what you choose to do, but Michael is a great guy and I am sure he'd be happy to talk to you and answer any questions.
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Post #46  Postby Max K » November 11th 2016, 3:48pm

andy velebil wrote:Limited hours is better than not accessing it at all, right? Just saying.


True. Frustrating though - I just moved my cellar into Domaine DC a couple weeks back. pileon
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Post #47  Postby andy velebil » November 11th 2016, 3:53pm

Sarah Kirschbaum wrote:
BenCo wrote:Thanks for posting this. I've had my wine stored in Domaine NY over the last year and am quite concerned now. Has anybody been in contact with them? Are people planning to move their wine out immediately?


I reached out to Michael Mahle at Domaine, as I also store at the NJ facility, and he responded quickly despite being on vacation today. He unequivocally stated that there is nothing to worry about, and they will not be going out of business or jeopardizing the wines in any way. It is, of course, up to you what you choose to do, but Michael is a great guy and I am sure he'd be happy to talk to you and answer any questions.

And Premier Cru employees for years said all was well.

Folks, I hate to say this but let's us use a little common sense. That employee really has no more insight into the investigation and what may happen than us. Marc is being investigated by state and federal authorities, for a variety of felony charges. Let's face it, high likelihood he will be convicted and it will probably be the end of his wine business career.

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We are pleased to offer a great collection of large formats, older Sine Qua Non releases and some extremely rare Rhones – just in time for the holidays. The Sine Qua Non was entirely purchased from the mailing list and delivered directly to our clients. SQN is indispensable, particularly for those collectors who love Rhone-style wines, and you’ll find many rarely-seen older vintages.

The very well-priced large formats come from three different consignors, and almost all are ready to enjoy immediately. There is something for everyone here, including benchmark champagne vintages, (that always show best en magnum,) as well as classic Barolos from Bartolo Mascarello.

You’ll find a very small selection of wines from the Rhone Valley. Rayas and Gentaz are always included when referencing the greatest wines in the world – two old school producers with cult followings. Gentaz is arguably one of the most difficult in the world to acquire, and both of our bottles were purchased then left in dark cellars for many years. The 1985 Gentaz Cote Rotie still has a beautiful color and spinning capsule!

VITNAGE WINE QTY PRICE SCORE LINK
SINE QUA NON
1997 Sine Qua Non Impostor McCoy 2 $665 WA 96 Buy
2002 Sine Qua Non Syrah Just For the Love of It 6 $775 WA 100 Buy
2004 Sine Qua Non Syrah Ode to E 3 $725 WA 99 Buy
2005 Sine Qua Non Grenache The Naked Truth 4 $725 WA 97 Buy
2007 Sine Qua Non Grenache Dangerous Birds 3 $630 WA 99 Buy
2007 Sine Qua Non Syrah Dangerous Birds 6 $645 WA 98 Buy
2010 Sine Qua Non Grenache Stockholm Syndrome Eleven Confessions Vineyard 11 $725 WA 100 Buy
2010 Sine Qua Non Syrah Stockholm Syndrome Eleven Confessions Vineyard 8 $750 WA 100 Buy
LARGE FORMATS
2005 Château Lafite Rothschild 6.0L 1 $7,000 WA 95 Buy
1998 Château Mouton Rothschild 6.0L (Minor Bin Soiled Label) 1 $6,250 WA 96 Buy
2002 Sine Qua Non Syrah Heart Chorea 1.5L 1 $5,500 WA 99 Buy
2012 Sine Qua Non Petite Sirah The Writing On The Wall 1.5L OWC Book Set 1 $4,260 WA 97-100 Buy
1973 Moët & Chandon Champagne Cuvée Dom Pérignon 1.5L 1 $1,799 JG 93 Buy
1976 Krug Champagne Vintage Brut 1.5L 1 $2,599 AG 94 Buy
1981 Krug Champagne Vintage Brut Collection 1.5L 12 $1,599 WA 93 Buy
1985 Krug Champagne Vintage Brut Collection 1.5L 6 $1,699 WA 94 Buy
1998 Krug Champagne Clos du Mesnil 1.5L 3 $1,899 AG 97 Buy
1976 Salon Champagne Blanc de Blancs Brut 1.5L 1 $4,899 Buy
2001 Armand Rousseau Chambertin 1.5L 1 $3,900 JG 96 Buy
2005 Domaine G. Roumier / Christophe Roumier Bonnes Mares 1.5L 1 $4,100 BH 96 Buy
1983 Bartolo Mascarello Barolo 1.5L 1 $925 Buy
1985 Bartolo Mascarello Barolo 1.5L 2 $1,225 JG 95 Buy
2001 Poderi Aldo Conterno Barolo Riserva Granbussia 3.0L OWC 1 $875 WA 94 Buy
1982 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Riserva Monfortino 1.5L 1 $3,800 WA 97 Buy
2010 Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri Sassicaia Sassicaia 3.0L OWC 1 $825 AG 96 Buy
1995 Domaine Robert Arnoux / Arnoux-Lachaux Romanée St. Vivant 1.5L 1 $800 ST 95 Buy
RHONE
1985 Gentaz-Dervieux Côte-Rôtie Cuvée Réservée Côte Brune 1 $1,750 JG 97 Buy
1991 Gentaz-Dervieux Côte-Rôtie Cuvée Réservée Côte Brune 1 $1,900 JG 97 Buy
1989 Château Rayas Châteauneuf-du-Pape Reserve 3 $1,100 WA 98 Buy
1998 Château Rayas Châteauneuf-du-Pape Reserve 2 $345 RJ 94 Buy


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Post #49  Postby Jay Carroll » November 11th 2016, 3:55pm

Victor Hong wrote:My point is not that a brokered policy is questionable, but that an unlicensed broker can leave a consumer naked of enforceable coverage.


Without seeing the policy I don't know. But my guess is that the broker named on the policy is TDC and the policy should be fine.
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Post #50  Postby Steve Gautier » November 11th 2016, 3:57pm

Victor Hong wrote:Don, I appreciate your efforts.


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