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by timmy roos
October 18th, 2020, 8:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: #GlassFire
Replies: 539
Views: 59791

Re: #GlassFire

After watching how much Miguel salgues smoked cigarettes and made delicious wines at roederer I don’t think any amount of smoke could hinder sensory evaluation!
by timmy roos
October 18th, 2020, 8:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Smoke taint 2020...
Replies: 349
Views: 32017

Re: Smoke taint 2020...

Thanks Fred
by timmy roos
October 18th, 2020, 8:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I just drove past Old Hill Ranch and
Replies: 9
Views: 1558

Re: I just drove past Old Hill Ranch and

Russell Bevan wrote:
October 15th, 2020, 11:26 pm
I've looked for AXR to put on a couple of sites that didn't pose phylloxera issues, I love how it produced great flavors at lower Brix. I've not had a root stock that was similar.
I have heard that many times.
Is there a way to be able to approach graft a heritage vineyard such as this?
by timmy roos
October 16th, 2020, 1:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: #GlassFire
Replies: 539
Views: 59791

Re: #GlassFire

The article is all about the wh supporting the bill
by timmy roos
October 16th, 2020, 1:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Smoke taint 2020...
Replies: 349
Views: 32017

Re: Smoke taint 2020...

There is a lab in la that is promising 3 day results. We are still waiting results from our test I first days of September
by timmy roos
October 8th, 2020, 3:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Smoke taint 2020...
Replies: 349
Views: 32017

Re: Smoke taint 2020...

We have not received test results back yet. I am a grower not winemaker. Submitted around sept 2
by timmy roos
October 4th, 2020, 8:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6543
Views: 384739

Re: de Negoce offer

This is referring to Sean’s and Larry’s posts about buying cases without tasting(without the long quotations). We do buy cases at a time without tasting but most of them are/have pedigree that we feel clear our bar. These are wines that either we have had previous vintages or come at the recommendat...
by timmy roos
September 27th, 2020, 9:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Smoke taint 2020...
Replies: 349
Views: 32017

Re: Smoke taint 2020...

Does the tainted wine placed in barrels effect the barrels downstream? I’m thinking of market for neutral barrels and other uses besides flower pots
by timmy roos
September 24th, 2020, 8:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Smoke taint 2020...
Replies: 349
Views: 32017

Re: Smoke taint 2020...

We have crop insurance so at least we don’t go out of business. Here’s the crappy thing: it is based on average tons per acre and if you don’t harvest you don’t get full credit for grapes in future years. Losing one harvest hurts and pulls down ones average yield but two in three years will take a w...
by timmy roos
September 19th, 2020, 4:34 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 33569

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

Thanks for answering my question but I asked it poorly. How are you managing the testing for taint with the lag times in testing information. We have condemned our chard crop based on the amount of exposure and tests of our other fruit that came back tainted but still have not received the individua...
by timmy roos
September 18th, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 33569

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

For those picking are you testing for taint?
by timmy roos
September 16th, 2020, 2:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6543
Views: 384739

Re: de Negoce offer

The last email went to my junk mail as well. Strange as no other offer has before and I have ordered multiple times
by timmy roos
September 14th, 2020, 8:47 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Ever Have To File A Complaint About Another Winery?
Replies: 125
Views: 4765

Re: Ever Have To File A Complaint About Another Winery?

In our county the attitude is there is more important things to do. Not winery related but there have been complaints of people buying nonessential items at target
by timmy roos
September 11th, 2020, 8:06 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Remedies for Smoke Taint?
Replies: 14
Views: 976

Re: Remedies for Smoke Taint?

Gypsy tears
by timmy roos
September 7th, 2020, 5:35 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 33569

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

This ets testing delay is killing us. We are having to make decisions on what tests may come back as. We are essentially flying blind
by timmy roos
September 3rd, 2020, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Smoke taint 2020...
Replies: 349
Views: 32017

Re: Smoke taint 2020...

There are wineries shipping to labs in Australia. We are waiting on results from there as well. I had conversation with rep yesterday basically Saying they plan on taking no fruit from lake and named some areas of Mendocino(which I won’t repeat because I don’t want to misquote him) without clean tes...
by timmy roos
August 31st, 2020, 5:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Smoke taint 2020...
Replies: 349
Views: 32017

Re: Smoke taint 2020...

Tough thing is picking choices are being made and documentation for insurance
by timmy roos
August 30th, 2020, 8:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6543
Views: 384739

Re: de Negoce offer

In for a case. Wasn’t aware of the synthetic cork issue. This certainly make the wines a bit less attractive to me now as it reduces a lot of their ageing ability. It’s unfortunate that the corks are synthetic, but I understand that that’s also one of the factors that drives down the cost of Cam’s ...
by timmy roos
August 30th, 2020, 4:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6543
Views: 384739

Re: de Negoce offer

Not sold out at 4:12
by timmy roos
August 30th, 2020, 4:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6543
Views: 384739

Re: de Negoce offer

25215 at 4:00
by timmy roos
August 30th, 2020, 3:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A funny sign at the Oxbow Public Market
Replies: 7
Views: 980

Re: A pedantic sign from the Oxbow Public Market

Oxbow sits on an oxbow (a u shape) in the river
Think of the shape of the Greek letter omega
by timmy roos
August 27th, 2020, 12:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mega Purple Question?
Replies: 31
Views: 990

Re: Mega Purple Question?

Rob_S wrote:
August 27th, 2020, 12:10 pm
I can taste it and I hate it. And it makes me feel like crap hours later. Even after a glass or two I get a particular type of semi-hangover feeling.

Wretched stuff.
My exact exprience as well. I get a headache and I never ever get headaches.
by timmy roos
August 26th, 2020, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ducru Beaucaillou 1989
Replies: 23
Views: 1045

Re: Ducru Beaucaillou 1989

I have one bottle of the above, vintage 1989. Does not say reconditioned or at least where I can find it. What was the difference between the 2?
by timmy roos
August 23rd, 2020, 8:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fires - Walbridge and Meyers - Sonoma County
Replies: 110
Views: 9216

Re: Fires - Walbridge and Meyers - Sonoma County

What is the effect on white grapes so far in that area?
by timmy roos
August 22nd, 2020, 12:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Smoke taint 2020...
Replies: 349
Views: 32017

Re: Smoke taint 2020...

We had grapes rejected in 2018 due to Mendo ranch fire. Much was misunderstood before and then everyone was an expert in 2 weeks I still have samples of our chard which has bitter finish. To my knowledge grape development plays a part as well as concentration of smoke
by timmy roos
August 22nd, 2020, 12:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6543
Views: 384739

Re: de Negoce offer

What is this magical #40?
by timmy roos
August 21st, 2020, 9:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6543
Views: 384739

Re: de Negoce offer

32 sold out

Btw what is og 40 supposed to be?(actually sounds like something you would duct tape to both hands in college!)
by timmy roos
August 13th, 2020, 9:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6543
Views: 384739

Re: de Negoce offer

On vacation popped the 08- hot mess the first night and second. Continued to cork and third night started to settle down enough to enjoy. Finally fourth night molding in to something I like blackberry/plum with subtle oak and tannin. Happy I bought but probably won’t touch for a year Or more Would ...
by timmy roos
August 12th, 2020, 9:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6543
Views: 384739

Re: de Negoce offer

On vacation popped the 08- hot mess the first night and second. Continued to cork and third night started to settle down enough to enjoy. Finally fourth night molding in to something I like blackberry/plum with subtle oak and tannin. Happy I bought but probably won’t touch for a year Or more
by timmy roos
August 11th, 2020, 9:41 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 33569

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

16.8 on sauv blanc
by timmy roos
August 4th, 2020, 5:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Williams Selyem Fall 2020 Release
Replies: 22
Views: 1593

Re: Williams Selyem Fall 2020 Release

Uli K. wrote:
August 3rd, 2020, 11:26 pm
Haven’t had a chance to taste the 2018s yet, but decided to roll the dice on Calegari, Weir and Rochioli - seemed like a reasonably safe bet.
Rochioli is one of my favorites. Bucher too.
by timmy roos
August 3rd, 2020, 9:09 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Ever Have To File A Complaint About Another Winery?
Replies: 125
Views: 4765

Re: Ever Have To File A Complaint About Another Winery?

I respect that Larry. You certainly are put in a bad situation.
Victor i read your posts here and you are a vital part of these forums however I don’t personally know you and thus don’t and won’t interfere in your decisions. No judgement either
by timmy roos
August 3rd, 2020, 5:28 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Ever Have To File A Complaint About Another Winery?
Replies: 125
Views: 4765

Re: Ever Have To File A Complaint About Another Winery?

I don’t think i would report anything to authorities. If I knew the egregious party well enough I would talk to them
by timmy roos
July 28th, 2020, 12:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Producers Who have performed a total 180 on Winemaking style?
Replies: 53
Views: 2835

Re: Producers Who have performed a total 180 on Winemaking style?

While it wasn’t a 180 some of the earlier (2005,2006?)kutch wines were bigger and fruit forward if my memory is correct I think it's fair to say Jamie's style has "evolved" since his 03/04 debut, but I have been thrilled with where it has taken him! Likewise. Above referred to Pinot of course but h...
by timmy roos
July 28th, 2020, 7:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Producers Who have performed a total 180 on Winemaking style?
Replies: 53
Views: 2835

Re: Producers Who have performed a total 180 on Winemaking style?

While it wasn’t a 180 some of the earlier (2005,2006?)kutch wines were bigger and fruit forward if my memory is correct
by timmy roos
July 19th, 2020, 8:49 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: An Evolution of Pesto
Replies: 17
Views: 1489

Re: An Evolution of Pesto

We have used toasted walnuts as an alternative to pine nuts
We also make kale pesto which I find more vibrant than the basil
by timmy roos
July 13th, 2020, 4:34 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 33569

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

We go to pinecrest as well. Grew up with a great aunt in long barn. Love to share a glass of wine sonetime
by timmy roos
July 12th, 2020, 9:09 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 33569

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

Where is the mountains for you Stewart?
by timmy roos
July 7th, 2020, 4:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6543
Views: 384739

Re: de Negoce offer

PeterJ wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 8:21 pm
James Mc wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 6:28 pm
Weird, i have summer hold on my No17 that I ordered yesterday.
So do I. But now that option doesn’t show on the site.
I also didn’t see summer hold option. I didn’t realize until after the final order was complete
by timmy roos
July 5th, 2020, 12:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet question
Replies: 7
Views: 1152

Re: Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet question

2016 direct from winery in decorative boxes have no serial # or any other id other than normal labeling. Capsule has engraving of estate and vintage
by timmy roos
July 4th, 2020, 7:09 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 33569

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

Thanks guys. We have considered it but remain our sustainable practices. No glyphosate
by timmy roos
June 30th, 2020, 10:33 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 33569

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

What organic weed herbicide do you use and are you happy with control? What is cost and frequency used?
by timmy roos
June 25th, 2020, 7:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6543
Views: 384739

Re: de Negoce offer

Len Stevens wrote:
June 24th, 2020, 7:32 am
I posted an interesting trade offer in The Commerce Corner for those Beserkers who may have come to the de Negoce' game a bit late...a chance to do some back filling
I didn’t see trade. Is it still up?
by timmy roos
June 25th, 2020, 4:41 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 33569

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

I am mostly a lurker and seldom post. We have grapes in lake county(we grow sauv blanc and chard)but I am not involved in the everyday operation. This is my favorite thread. Especially in recent heated times where it seems every other topic becomes a pseudo political showdown. I don’t know if there ...
by timmy roos
May 18th, 2020, 6:53 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 33569

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

We are in Lake County and still have some unsold fruit. In years past we have sold too many of the labels that are doing very well in the supermarkets. I know that there is a glut of bulk wine and I have heard that there has been some movement as of late but the grape market is very quiet still at t...
by timmy roos
May 13th, 2020, 6:33 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Better Late Than Never - LIQUID FARM QUARANTINE PACK
Replies: 4
Views: 1765

Re: Better Late Than Never - LIQUID FARM QUARANTINE PACK

I am huge fan of chards and that rose is delicious!
by timmy roos
May 8th, 2020, 6:13 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 33569

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

Casey
What is the sentiment in buyers looking for fruit? Are your signed contracts this year with existing relationships or new buyers?
by timmy roos
April 20th, 2020, 6:11 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 543
Views: 33569

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

Stewart
Is it widespread or localized?
Btw enjoyed a Kendric chard over the weekend

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