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by Gerry Morrisey
July 9th, 2019, 5:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Auction Finds
Replies: 39
Views: 2563

Re: Auction Finds

From a general auction view, my friends share each others paddle numbers so we dont bid against one another. But that is a pretty small group relative to the entire WB community. I dont believe sharing lot info on a public board would be in anyone's best interest other than the seller. In regards to...
by Gerry Morrisey
July 2nd, 2019, 4:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11509
Views: 533388

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Recent auction lot

1978 and 1979 Ch Haut Brion
by Gerry Morrisey
May 3rd, 2019, 11:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Joseph Phelps...thoughts?
Replies: 23
Views: 1573

Re: Joseph Phelps...thoughts?

Like others, I stopped after 2002. The 2003 was not one of their best yet they jacked up the price due to the 02' getting WS WOY. Still have some 95,97,01 and 02 to last me for a while.
by Gerry Morrisey
March 18th, 2019, 10:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1401
Views: 162696

Re: Official Costco Thread

Otto Dobre wrote:
March 18th, 2019, 12:46 pm
Gerry, can you please post the Costco item #, if you have it available.
It was 21006
by Gerry Morrisey
March 18th, 2019, 10:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11509
Views: 533388

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

alan weinberg wrote:
March 18th, 2019, 9:54 pm
Gerry Morrisey wrote:
March 18th, 2019, 5:17 pm
7 x 2008 Dom Perignon @$130
you stole that. You didn’t buy it.
Lol, Costco in NH
by Gerry Morrisey
March 18th, 2019, 5:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine stores in Boston
Replies: 18
Views: 895

Re: Wine stores in Boston

Rapid Liquors just north of the city on rt28 in Stoneham is also very competitive. Ask for Doug, very fair guy.
by Gerry Morrisey
March 18th, 2019, 5:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineBid Updated Terms and Conditions Sale tax for everyone!
Replies: 60
Views: 3637

Re: WineBid Updated Terms and Conditions Sale tax for everyone!

I stopped buying from them a year ago when they closed their Chicago distribution facility. The vig wasnt too bad but combined with increased shipping and sales tax the all in cost just wasnt worth it anymore.
by Gerry Morrisey
March 18th, 2019, 5:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11509
Views: 533388

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

7 x 2008 Dom Perignon @$130
by Gerry Morrisey
March 17th, 2019, 9:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1401
Views: 162696

Re: Official Costco Thread

At NH Costco picked up 2 six packs of 2008 Dom Perignon for $129.99 ea. Still had 4 six packs when I left
by Gerry Morrisey
January 21st, 2019, 2:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your lowest Cellartracker Scored Wine in Your Cellar
Replies: 186
Views: 8489

Re: Your lowest Cellartracker Scored Wine in Your Cellar

Mine is 2014 Domaine Vocoret et Fils Chablis, 83.5. It's by no means a great wine but for $10 bottle it is a great weeknight sipper that has plenty of acidity to match well with shellfish and such.
by Gerry Morrisey
December 18th, 2018, 9:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2009 Bressler Cabernet Sauvignon
Replies: 11
Views: 481

Re: TN: 2009 Bressler Cabernet Sauvignon

I just served my last bottle of 2001 paired with a 2001 Karl Lawrence. Both were perfectly on point with the nod going to Bressler. If I ever see either of them at auction I'll make a move to get
by Gerry Morrisey
November 12th, 2018, 10:09 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 397181

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Enjoying a couple of the latest Treehouse releases
by Gerry Morrisey
November 5th, 2018, 6:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11509
Views: 533388

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Added a few things over the last couple of weeks between auctions and NH's latest promo. NH: 6-2016 Ridge Geyserville 2-2015 Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco (great year for the normal) Auction: 1-1998 Michel & Stéphane Ogier Côte-Rôtie 1-1985 Château Cos d'Estournel 2-2011 Produttori del Barbar...
by Gerry Morrisey
October 25th, 2018, 7:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10676
Views: 369241

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2007 Corison Kronos cabernet - Fully mature, drink up
by Gerry Morrisey
October 7th, 2018, 3:51 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 108
Views: 11817

Re: Greater Boston

Kevin, We went to Sam's Friday night and had was very happy with the overall experience. Like you mentioned, a tiny little place that probably seats around 35. Started with a 2002 Pol Roger Champagne to start and tried the Arancini app. It was tasty enough but as you stated the risotto was over cook...
by Gerry Morrisey
October 5th, 2018, 10:16 am
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Greater Boston
Replies: 108
Views: 11817

Re: Greater Boston

Kevin, thanks for the heads-up on Sam's Kitchen, going to try it out tonight.
by Gerry Morrisey
October 3rd, 2018, 1:55 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16237
Views: 397181

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Seems like the weather for one so popped a 2014 Goose Island Bourbon County stout. Mellowing out and really hits the spot on a dank day.
by Gerry Morrisey
September 30th, 2018, 6:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Total Wine Futures - Nondelivery of '15 VCC - Happy Ending!
Replies: 135
Views: 7272

Re: Total Wine Futures - Nondelivery of '15 VCC

I'm still waiting on 15' futures of some half bottles from TW, Ch Poyferre and Clos l'Eglise. Everything else I ordered came in a while ago. Anyone else still waiting for anything?
by Gerry Morrisey
September 25th, 2018, 5:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11509
Views: 533388

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

12x 2015 Ch Canon. Got lucky and snagged one of only 7 cases in Nh for $99/by on sale.
by Gerry Morrisey
September 21st, 2018, 3:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Need Boston Area Berserker Assistance ASAP!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Re: Need Boston Area Berserker Assistance ASAP!!!

No membership required. MA law prevents it.
by Gerry Morrisey
August 6th, 2018, 6:22 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Boston, Now Aug 7, dinner at Troquet, Summer Wine Sale
Replies: 8
Views: 506

Boston, Now Aug 7, dinner at Troquet, Summer Wine Sale

Unfortunately I cant make tomorrow night.
by Gerry Morrisey
August 2nd, 2018, 6:34 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Boston, Now Aug 7, dinner at Troquet, Summer Wine Sale
Replies: 8
Views: 506

Boston - Wed. Aug 8 Troquet Summer Wine Salee

I hope to make it, will confirm.
by Gerry Morrisey
July 31st, 2018, 4:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Second Best Bordeaux Sweet Wine
Replies: 54
Views: 1874

Second Best Bordeaux Sweet Wine

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:Depends on the vintage. Rieussec, Suduiraut and Climens are all stars, that don’t always shine brightest at the same time.
+1
by Gerry Morrisey
July 21st, 2018, 10:10 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Just moved to Lebanon, New Hampshire -- anyone else around here?
Replies: 5
Views: 546

Just moved to Lebanon, New Hampshire -- anyone else around here?

Welcome to New England! It's a beautiful area but pretty close to wine Siberea. VT is horrible for wine availability but friendly for shipping. In NH the major player is the State system with a so-so store in West Lebanon. There are a few of us around the border of MA on both sides. I usually have t...
by Gerry Morrisey
July 18th, 2018, 1:41 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Rye
Replies: 325
Views: 29114

Rye

Just saw the 2nd release of Kentucky Owl rye in NH. Big time pass for me after seeing the price jacked up to $200 a bottle. That's a ton of Pikesville!
by Gerry Morrisey
July 1st, 2018, 6:55 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Best IPA with significant distribution?
Replies: 40
Views: 2623

Best IPA with significant distribution?

Lawson's is again expanding distribution and now avail in NH.
by Gerry Morrisey
June 15th, 2018, 8:31 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Boston-area -- Troquet's Summer Wine Sale, Wednesday July 25th
Replies: 34
Views: 1479

Boston-area -- Troquet's Summer Wine Sale, Wednesday June 20th

I can be as early as you like, Looking forward to a great time.
by Gerry Morrisey
June 5th, 2018, 4:03 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Best IPA with significant distribution?
Replies: 40
Views: 2623

Best IPA with significant distribution?

Sam Adams New England IPA is really good, reasonably priced at $10 4pk and easy to find
by Gerry Morrisey
May 24th, 2018, 10:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineHunter: Laurel Glen Cabernet Sauvignon 1991, 40 Euros
Replies: 4
Views: 643

WineHunter: Laurel Glen Cabernet Sauvignon 1991, 40 Euros

I've had the 91' on more than a few occasions and it's a really solid wine, probably one of Patrick's best efforts. The prices have edged up over the last couple of years as more people have realized how good they can be for a relative pittance by todays standards.
by Gerry Morrisey
May 14th, 2018, 10:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Was The Single Greatest 1970s CA Wine?
Replies: 121
Views: 4449

What's Was The Single Greatest 1970s CA Wine?

From what I've enjoyed, 73' Mayacamas, 73' and 74' Sterling Reserve.
by Gerry Morrisey
May 10th, 2018, 4:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Building cellar: finishing the racking and 'what I would do differently'
Replies: 32
Views: 2416

Building cellar: finishing the racking and 'what I would do differently'

I was surprised at cost of racking. A design for 1900 bottles was quoted at $10 k unfinished pine upto $16 k stained. Does that seem about right ? Does include 300 mag/ bubbly slots and all bins are pinot size That sounds high, but the finish is probably adding cost. I assume that includes installa...
by Gerry Morrisey
April 23rd, 2018, 6:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11509
Views: 533388

What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Jonathan Sirot wrote:A sole bottle of 1974 Inglenook cabernet. The only one in the country I could find. If its close to as good as the one we cracked open last year I will be thrilled. ;)
Lol, great bottle but I suspect you paid more than we did last year.
by Gerry Morrisey
April 5th, 2018, 6:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Bordeaux En Primeur
Replies: 211
Views: 11578

2017 Bordeaux En Primeur

After buying a fair amount of 2014 thru 2016, 2017 makes it easier for me to call it quits on futures going forward.
by Gerry Morrisey
April 2nd, 2018, 5:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is the best online wine board?
Replies: 38
Views: 2908

What is the best online wine board?

The best wine forum in the world is Bordeaux Wine Enthusiasts. The lion’s share of members are located on the east coast. I joined in 2001 a year after the site was launched by Jim How. Whereas WP are friends and community BWE are family. BWErs’ camaraderie and generosity knows no bounds, as we saw ...
by Gerry Morrisey
February 28th, 2018, 5:47 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS Michters 10yr & OF BB Bourbons- Sold
Replies: 3
Views: 406

FS Michters 10yr & OF BB Bourbons- Sold

I've got just too much Bourbon right now and need to make some room for incoming wines. I have 2 pairs of 1 2014 OF Birthday and 1 Michter's 10yr Bourbons. Each pair is $275 or take both pairs for $500. One Michter's is 2016 and the 2nd is 2017. Prefer hand off in the Boston area but if need to ship...
by Gerry Morrisey
February 27th, 2018, 4:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Marqués de Cáceres Rioja Reserva (Spain, La Rioja, Rioja)
Replies: 8
Views: 625

TN: 2012 Marqués de Cáceres Rioja Reserva (Spain, La Rioja, Rioja)

Thanks for the note John, I was eyeing this at my local Costco. It looked like a good cellar defender for $17/btle
by Gerry Morrisey
February 27th, 2018, 5:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Ridge Monte Bello Futures - $124/bottle
Replies: 83
Views: 5570

2017 Ridge Monte Bello Futures - $124/bottle

Ch Montelena and Ridge are the only lists I have not been able to bring myself to drop. At age 57 I really shouldn't be buying these either but suspect as I age I'll start preferring wines younger but if not then my kids will enjoy
by Gerry Morrisey
February 23rd, 2018, 4:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Scene in Boston/Cambridge?
Replies: 84
Views: 4202

Wine Scene in Boston/Cambridge?

All, How about April 12th at the Algonquin club for an offiline? I can have them prepare a menu and we can match wines to it. I would love to do Burgundy or Piedmont wines, but am open to any ideas. What theme would folks like? Any food restrictions? That sounds great! Steve, can you start a thread...
by Gerry Morrisey
February 16th, 2018, 7:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11509
Views: 533388

What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Latest auction

3x 91' Ch Montelena estate cab
1x 97' Domenico Clerico Barolo Ciabot Mentin Ginestra
1x 98' Domenico Clerico Barolo Ciabot Mentin Ginestra
by Gerry Morrisey
January 31st, 2018, 7:33 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2012 Monte Bello
Replies: 2
Views: 368

LTB 2012 Monte Bello

I don't have any 2012 to share but if you don not have any luck here you may want to check out Rapid Liquors in Stoneham. I seem to remember seeing it there. Their prices are typically extremely competitive.
by Gerry Morrisey
January 17th, 2018, 7:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Adios, Bressler
Replies: 9
Views: 1406

Adios, Bressler

I just revisited the 2001 a couple of weeks ago and it was outstanding. Such a shame this is falling by the wayside. Thank you for the heads up!
by Gerry Morrisey
December 25th, 2017, 8:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10676
Views: 369241

What bottle of wine did you open today?

NV Bollinger Champagne
2001 Bressler Cab

The Bressler was outstanding, too bad I only have one bottle left.
by Gerry Morrisey
December 2nd, 2017, 6:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winebid no longer allowing pickup in Illinois
Replies: 35
Views: 2404

Winebid no longer allowing pickup in Illinois

I've been becoming less enthusiastic with Wine bid over the last year for a variety of reasons but, living on the East coast, this is probably the last straw. I recently got 3 cases I had in storage there and only have one bottle left there. I may just have it shipped and be done with them.
by Gerry Morrisey
November 20th, 2017, 6:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WARNING – ZACHY’S WINE AUCTIONS IS NOW OFFERING WINES FROM FRAUDSTER ERIC GREENBERG
Replies: 73
Views: 11771

WARNING – ZACHY’S WINE AUCTIONS IS NOW OFFERING WINES FROM FRAUDSTER ERIC GREENBERG

I just got another reminder of the HK auction. I promptly unsubscribed from their e-mail notifications. Just pure greed at play.
by Gerry Morrisey
November 20th, 2017, 8:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Leoville Las Cases 1989. Wow!
Replies: 10
Views: 645

Leoville Las Cases 1989. Wow!

Just bought 1990 for just around $200, makes me feel real good. A case of auction fever gone awry.
by Gerry Morrisey
November 5th, 2017, 9:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11509
Views: 533388

What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Neal.Mollen wrote:1990 Clerc Milon
Solid wine that won't break the bank when it's on
by Gerry Morrisey
November 4th, 2017, 2:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11509
Views: 533388

What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Backfilled some older stuff at a recent auction: 4x 1989 Leoville Barton 4x 1986 Beychevelle 2x 1983 Beychevelle 1x 1990 Leoville Las Cases 1x 2005 Clerc Milon 1x 1988 Gruaud Larose 1x 1989 d'Armailhac 1x 1978 d'Issan 1x 1978 Talbot (375) 1x 1996 Talbot 1x 1990 Duhart Milon 1x 1982 Dessault 2x 2001 ...
by Gerry Morrisey
October 20th, 2017, 11:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar build advice
Replies: 24
Views: 1977

Cellar build advice

Wanted to tap into the expertise of others as I am planning a small passive cellar build (in Chicago area). I’ve read through Gold’s book and searched past posts on the board but still find myself questioning a few things. Background: space will be 6’ wide by 9’ deep. Basement floor to bottom of jo...

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