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by Sherri S h a p i r o
January 21st, 2021, 5:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269572

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

I had placed many orders with wine.com last year, but since I live in Florida, none shipped til December. I mentioned up thread where I had one issue with a box arriving with my purchase order but someone else’s wine; what I had ordered in July was no longer available so I received a credit. I was r...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
January 14th, 2021, 9:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1748
Views: 124890

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

Opened a 2014 Carlisle Zinfandel Limerick Lane Vineyard last night. Fresh, loaded with fruit, so easy to drink.
by Sherri S h a p i r o
January 14th, 2021, 8:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Limited offering from Myriad for Loyal Buyers category
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

Re: Limited offering from Myriad for Loyal Buyers category

Very interested in the rose (in addition to the cabs, of course)! I don't think I have ever had a rose made by Mike Smith. We go through a lot of rose year round here in Florida. Mike has done a few Rosé in the past for Salt Vine where he picked at low brix. It’s been really good. I’d expect this t...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
January 14th, 2021, 7:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Limited offering from Myriad for Loyal Buyers category
Replies: 27
Views: 2149

Re: Limited offering from Myriad for Loyal Buyers category

Very interested in the rose (in addition to the cabs, of course)! I don't think I have ever had a rose made by Mike Smith. We go through a lot of rose year round here in Florida.
by Sherri S h a p i r o
January 13th, 2021, 4:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rivers-Marie ‘19 Pinot Release
Replies: 139
Views: 13299

Re: Rivers-Marie ‘19 Pinot Release

For me, this is a no brainer perennial purchase. The wines are tasty and age well. I just opened a 2010 Summa Old Vines last weekend and it was fantastic! And the Sonoma Coast is the best value I've ever found in California pinot noir.
by Sherri S h a p i r o
January 6th, 2021, 6:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4089
Views: 429986

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

M Mager wrote: January 6th, 2021, 3:18 pm
Sherri S h a p i r o wrote: January 6th, 2021, 2:56 pm
Alan Newman wrote: January 6th, 2021, 9:26 am

Crickets here too.
Charge just hit my Amex. (But still no confirmation email.)
I received my e-mail confirmation on this offer today.
Got mine tonight too
by Sherri S h a p i r o
January 6th, 2021, 2:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4089
Views: 429986

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

Alan Newman wrote: January 6th, 2021, 9:26 am
Sherri S h a p i r o wrote: January 6th, 2021, 4:19 am
Peter Shurman wrote: January 5th, 2021, 9:10 pm Did you receive a confirm yet? So far, crickets.
Nothing!
Crickets here too.
Charge just hit my Amex. (But still no confirmation email.)
by Sherri S h a p i r o
January 6th, 2021, 4:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4089
Views: 429986

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

Peter Shurman wrote: January 5th, 2021, 9:10 pm
Sherri S h a p i r o wrote: December 24th, 2020, 10:44 am I'm ashamed to admit it but I bit too.
Did you receive a confirm yet? So far, crickets.
Nothing!
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 31st, 2020, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 Brunello di Montalcinos are amazing. Change my mind.
Replies: 33
Views: 1742

Re: 2015 Brunello di Montalcinos are amazing. Change my mind.

Great thread. I bought a good amount of 15 Brunello and plan to be a buyer again for 16.
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 28th, 2020, 12:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: how do you pick the bottle you are opening?
Replies: 23
Views: 892

Re: how do you pick the bottle you are opening?

When I am not in the mood for something specific, I do something similar to what Sarah posted above. I have a small area in my cellar that I call "death row" - I look there first when I want to open something. What do I put there? Sometimes I buy something to taste before ordering in quant...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 27th, 2020, 5:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269572

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Rakuten usually pays promptly; RMN takes a bit longer and sometimes had required waiting until the 45 day period elapses and then following up. You can log in to your Rakuten account online and see all the "shopping trips" - I recently had a purchase on a non-wine site where I never got th...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 26th, 2020, 10:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269572

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Rakuten has 10% cash back today on wine.com.
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 25th, 2020, 9:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269572

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Kurt_L wrote: December 24th, 2020, 9:21 am 20HOLIDAY on wine.com is 20 off 50. Works on the app, not sure about online.
Worked for me online. Thank you!
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 24th, 2020, 10:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4089
Views: 429986

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

I'm ashamed to admit it but I bit too.
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 20th, 2020, 5:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 8072
Views: 566207

Re: de Negoce offer

Kevin B wrote: December 17th, 2020, 12:50 pm I pulled the trigger on this one. By February my wife might have forgotten about all the wine I got in December. Also, I think I have only one or two bottles of Merlot. At least that's my excuse.
Hi Kevin - please check your PMs.
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 17th, 2020, 5:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: UPDATE U-TURN: Week 4 Virtual Tasting - Get your RHINE On - Brian Tuite - Redwood Empire Food Bank DEC16 - DEC23
Replies: 166
Views: 5760

Re: Week 4 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Get your Zinfandel On - Brian Tuite - Redwood Empire Food Bank DEC16 - DEC23

Cross-posting from the Carlisle thread . . . 2014 Carlisle Zinfandel Dupratt Vineyard - Starting to try some of Mike's 14's . . . I've been drinking Carlisle zinfandels for almost 2 decades and probably drink more of these than any other wine. So when I say "WOW" it's really a standout fo...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 17th, 2020, 2:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: UPDATE U-TURN: Week 4 Virtual Tasting - Get your RHINE On - Brian Tuite - Redwood Empire Food Bank DEC16 - DEC23
Replies: 166
Views: 5760

Re: Week 4 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Get your Zinfandel On - Brian Tuite - Redwood Empire Food Bank DEC16 - DEC23

Cross-posting from the Carlisle thread . . . 2014 Carlisle Zinfandel Dupratt Vineyard - Starting to try some of Mike's 14's . . . I've been drinking Carlisle zinfandels for almost 2 decades and probably drink more of these than any other wine. So when I say "WOW" it's really a standout fo...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 17th, 2020, 12:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: UPDATE U-TURN: Week 4 Virtual Tasting - Get your RHINE On - Brian Tuite - Redwood Empire Food Bank DEC16 - DEC23
Replies: 166
Views: 5760

Re: Week 4 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Get your Zinfandel On - Brian Tuite - Redwood Empire Food Bank DEC16 - DEC23

Cross-posting from the Carlisle thread . . . 2014 Carlisle Zinfandel Dupratt Vineyard - Starting to try some of Mike's 14's . . . I've been drinking Carlisle zinfandels for almost 2 decades and probably drink more of these than any other wine. So when I say "WOW" it's really a standout for...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 17th, 2020, 12:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1748
Views: 124890

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

2014 Carlisle Zinfandel Dupratt Vineyard - Starting to try some of Mike's 14's . . . I've been drinking Carlisle zinfandels for almost 2 decades and probably drink more of these than any other wine. So when I say "WOW" it's really a standout for me. Loved this one! Bright fruit and intere...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 17th, 2020, 8:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1748
Views: 124890

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

2014 Carlisle Zinfandel Dupratt Vineyard - Starting to try some of Mike's 14's . . . I've been drinking Carlisle zinfandels for almost 2 decades and probably drink more of these than any other wine. So when I say "WOW" it's really a standout for me. Loved this one! Bright fruit and intere...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 13th, 2020, 2:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1748
Views: 124890

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

Uncorked a 2014 Papera today. Decanted for 2 hrs and I've been sipping it for about 8 hrs. Beautiful nose of sweet black fruit and some cherries. once past the lips, long lasting and perfectly balanced. Bright fruit, acidity, and tannin all in sync. Really started to purr after hour #6. Spice, tart...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 13th, 2020, 5:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269572

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

RMN Question. I made 3 purchases off wine.com (2 on Sunday and 1 on Monday) and only one of the 3 has shown up as pending in Retail Me Not. How do I fix the other purchases and make them show up? Suggestions from the experts here would be appreciated. Sean You need to wait 45 days then go to Contac...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 13th, 2020, 5:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 1179
Views: 90350

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

Not sure if this had been posted upthread, but if you go to https://top100.winespectator.com there's an ad for 20% off WineAccess. Thanks for the heads up. I was able to use it, so it's apparently not for first orders only. I'm not sure what it's capped at, but I used it on a $400+ order and it app...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 12th, 2020, 8:34 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Momofuku Milk Bar Inspired Cakes
Replies: 7
Views: 846

Re: Momofuku Milk Bar Inspired Cakes

I've sent gifts from Momofuku Milk Bar - always appreciated and quite delicious.
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 12th, 2020, 5:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Barolo Notes (added Vajra Barolo Ravera & Coste di Rose)
Replies: 131
Views: 11678

Re: 2016 Barolo Notes (added E. Grasso Ginestra Casa Mate)

Tim- The Alessandria classic is beautiful and I would definitely invest in some of their Cru's. The Scavino Monvigliero and the F. Alessandria version not quite up to Burlotto but great wines. I think Jim the OP has had them both. I've had the Scavino. Chira Boschi Cannubi would be worth hunting do...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 7th, 2020, 12:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 2220
Views: 305334

Re: Official Costco Thread

Robert R wrote: December 6th, 2020, 10:01 am Boca “higher end”?.....lol
Well not compared to west Broward.
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 7th, 2020, 10:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 3104
Views: 211673

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

2010 Pagani. Wow! This was a truly outstanding example of great Zinfandel that has had time to develop. Seamless structure, superb balance, a wonderful bouquet and ripe berries on the palate. Usually I am concerned about the ABV on these (15.1) but it is wonderfully integrated in this bottle. I did...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 7th, 2020, 9:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which saxum should I open for thanksgiving
Replies: 21
Views: 1224

Re: Which saxum should I open for thanksgiving

Circling back to this thread. I finally had a chance to try the (2014) G2 and it was absolutely KILLER. Would not hesitate to open one of these.
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 6th, 2020, 9:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 2220
Views: 305334

Re: Official Costco Thread

I wonder what is the criteria for wine selection at different stores... I normally shop at Boca Raton (South Florida). It has a small box with a plastic cover with top wines (nothing impressive). I have never seen Bedrock; rarely find the Kirkland Stag Leaps, etc. Today I checked the Naples, FL sto...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 6th, 2020, 5:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 2220
Views: 305334

Re: Official Costco Thread

I wonder what is the criteria for wine selection at different stores... I normally shop at Boca Raton (South Florida). It has a small box with a plastic cover with top wines (nothing impressive). I have never seen Bedrock; rarely find the Kirkland Stag Leaps, etc. Today I checked the Naples, FL sto...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 5th, 2020, 3:37 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1804
Views: 99694

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Any good shippers, that ship to Nebraska!! Those Big boys look awesome/ and the sauce? b][/b]http://www.finstermurphys.com/ Finster Murphys is where I buy all my stone crabs and any kind of fish. Their fish is always fresh. They have the largest collection of oysters and an amazing assortment of fr...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 4th, 2020, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Half tonight; the remainder tomorrow night. Preservation?
Replies: 80
Views: 3122

Re: Half tonight; the remainder tomorrow night. Preservation?

Many folks experience with Boston Rounds lately show that the oxygen from the pour doesn't matter much. I also thought it wouldn't work, but I'm a believer n ow. 2001 Hudellot Noellat Vosne Romanee Suchots was very fresh for several weeks. 1990 Gruaud Larose was great several days later (didn't hav...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 4th, 2020, 3:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4089
Views: 429986

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

I haven’t seen Jon offer stuff from LdH, LRA or Muga, which would have been the other classics given the 20+ year drinking window. We’ll see! Back in June this year, they offered a "Rioja Mystery Reserva" at just below $20/bottle. That was the 2015 Muga Reserva. Plenty o'value on that one...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 4th, 2020, 5:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269572

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

So I opened all my wine.com boxes that arrived today, and wouldn't you know it, one box that was supposed to be 4 bottles of 2010 La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Seleccion Especial came with a packing slip with my name and those bottles, but instead, had 2 bottles of 2017 Occidental pinot noir, a Bollin...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 3rd, 2020, 4:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269572

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

So I opened all my wine.com boxes that arrived today, and wouldn't you know it, one box that was supposed to be 4 bottles of 2010 La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Seleccion Especial came with a packing slip with my name and those bottles, but instead, had 2 bottles of 2017 Occidental pinot noir, a Bollin...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 3rd, 2020, 2:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269572

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

So I opened all my wine.com boxes that arrived today, and wouldn't you know it, one box that was supposed to be 4 bottles of 2010 La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Seleccion Especial came with a packing slip with my name and those bottles, but instead, had 2 bottles of 2017 Occidental pinot noir, a Bolling...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 3rd, 2020, 10:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Half tonight; the remainder tomorrow night. Preservation?
Replies: 80
Views: 3122

Re: Half tonight; the remainder tomorrow night. Preservation?

I wouldn’t pour into another container as that will oxygenate it further but probably won’t make a difference if you open the next day. I shoot some argon gas in before recorking it and putting in the cellar just in case I don’t get to it for a few days. This seems to keep it fresh for 2-3 days. Ma...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 3rd, 2020, 5:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269572

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

I had set the delivery date for today for all my wine.com orders from over the summer and fall. The warehouse is about an hour away and I always get next day ground delivery, but I did not want my wine sitting on a fed ex truck in the Florida heat. I can't believe they didn't consolidate my orders ....
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 2nd, 2020, 2:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269572

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Tyler Rico wrote: December 2nd, 2020, 1:04 pm Bored last night and after using the Pr50fb code, played around with other iterations for fun.....

Sure enough, Ps50fb works, 50/150

Enjoy!
You rock!
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 2nd, 2020, 7:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Half tonight; the remainder tomorrow night. Preservation?
Replies: 80
Views: 3122

Re: Half tonight; the remainder tomorrow night. Preservation?

I've had pretty good experience using the Repour stoppers for this purpose (over 2-3 nights).
by Sherri S h a p i r o
December 2nd, 2020, 5:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Barolo Notes (added Vajra Barolo Ravera & Coste di Rose)
Replies: 131
Views: 11678

Re: 2016 Barolo Notes (added E. Pira Via Nuova and Vajra Bricco delle Viole)

Just wanted to say how much I am enjoying this thread. Have been shifting my wine buying toward Italy for a few years and am excited about this vintage.
by Sherri S h a p i r o
November 30th, 2020, 5:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 1179
Views: 90350

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

Scott Brunson wrote: November 30th, 2020, 4:43 pm
Sherri S h a p i r o wrote: November 30th, 2020, 7:23 am Other than the Amex Offers (mine is also $20/$200), is there any other discount that can be stacked for existing customers?
Is the 20% sale still in effect?
I did get 20% on an order placed earlier today. I wasn't sure it applied to "limited time" offers.
by Sherri S h a p i r o
November 30th, 2020, 5:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269572

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Wine.com out of Florida is lightening fast with processing orders and shipments. I made three purchases over the weekend, two yesterday on Sunday. Got all three this afternoon by 4 PM. Wow. I believe the warehouse is near Miami. I have a bunch of orders from last summer that are finally being deliv...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
November 30th, 2020, 7:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 1179
Views: 90350

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

Other than the Amex Offers (mine is also $20/$200), is there any other discount that can be stacked for existing customers?
by Sherri S h a p i r o
November 30th, 2020, 4:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Weekend in Rioja
Replies: 8
Views: 777

Re: Weekend in Rioja

Thank you for sharing, Alex! I spent a wonderful weekend in Rioja 2 years ago and visited many of the same wineries. I posted here too viewtopic.php?f=1&t=155012&hilit=rioja+ ... i#p2594539
by Sherri S h a p i r o
November 29th, 2020, 2:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4089
Views: 429986

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

JonathanG wrote: November 28th, 2020, 8:30 pm Ok I had a few drinks today and then accidentally checked my email, and bit on the Rioja, Sauternes Brunello and Vintage Port deals. Damn those well-timed emails!
Please post when you get them! I was tempted by the rioja but have sworn off mystery wines (for now).
by Sherri S h a p i r o
November 29th, 2020, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 742
Views: 74746

Re: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?

Cracked an N.50 last night in the name of science. Walla Walla cabernet. Opened in the a.m. after taking delivery and let it sit for the day. This is a serious wine. Dark in the glass with lots of black fruits. Great structure. Obviously way too early to drink but glad have 11 more of these to enjo...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
November 28th, 2020, 8:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Black Friday Sales
Replies: 134
Views: 12651

Re: Black Friday Sales

viewtopic.php?p=3133197&sid=4b5a8f19853 ... d#p3133197 If you haven't used any there's several there for you I have never bought from wine.com because their prices are terrible but with these codes now we are talking! I used to feel that way. But the coupons and cashback discounts, coupled with...
by Sherri S h a p i r o
November 28th, 2020, 8:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Black Friday Sales
Replies: 134
Views: 12651

Re: Black Friday Sales

Robert.A.Jr. wrote: November 27th, 2020, 8:07 pm Cool, thanks.

Saw some Beaucastel and Clos rougeard

The Beaucastel came to $65 per.
Also, if you have an Amex, check out their offers. Usually something for wine.com (eg, $50 off $150 or $10 off $50) that you can stack on top of the coupons and RMN cashback (which us 20% now).
by Sherri S h a p i r o
November 28th, 2020, 5:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2370
Views: 269572

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Thanks. The way these sites work, it just looks like it'd be a minor miracle ever to see the cash back, so I'm trying them out on things I'd buy without it and if it the discount hits that's just a bonus. I have had a lot of success with pretty quickly getting cash back from RMN on wine.com. I had ...

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