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by Scott Watkins
September 23rd, 2020, 7:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William & Mary - September 22nd!
Replies: 149
Views: 8891

Re: William & Mary - September 22nd!

https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=154528&p=2582454&hilit=Macdonald#p2582454 I remember that thread. Just wondering if the quick sellout suggests it’s officially reached that status. If someone wants to give me $700 for my 2018 Shifflett Mag I’ll say yes it has. If it is I gue...
by Scott Watkins
September 22nd, 2020, 9:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William & Mary - September 22nd!
Replies: 149
Views: 8891

Re: William & Mary - September 22nd!

c fu wrote:
September 22nd, 2020, 9:27 am
I just bought a current release napa cab for the first time in forever. Also the only winery owner that texted me to shit talk my beloved Clippers after the game 7 collapse too =(

Grabbed 2 Shifflett cabs, 1 propriertary red.
LOL
by Scott Watkins
September 15th, 2020, 7:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Announcing the Launch of To Kalon Vineyard Company
Replies: 73
Views: 8972

Re: Announcing the Launch of To Kalon Vineyard Company

My soul is not for sale
by Scott Watkins
September 15th, 2020, 3:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4407
Views: 254403

Re: de Negoce offer

Iron horse makes Gold ridge Pinots and I think they sell north of $60?
by Scott Watkins
September 15th, 2020, 10:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14762

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

Cost me exactly $1 more this year, damn the gub ment or maybe fed-ex :)
by Scott Watkins
September 12th, 2020, 7:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 581
Views: 48052

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Dave H. wrote:
September 5th, 2020, 6:39 pm
Just crushed an Austrian riesling from the dear, departed Balanced Wine Selections. I hope they can find a way forward again.
Damn they are gone?!
by Scott Watkins
August 31st, 2020, 4:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4407
Views: 254403

Re: de Negoce offer

Reading the recent pages of this thread over the last 20 min has led me to a few conclusions. It's likely Constant. $18 for No.40 is a great price as the juice is well worth the squeeze. The synthetic corks will last 15 or so years Vs. 10 which is nice to know. Lastly, I'll never get 18 of the last...
by Scott Watkins
August 25th, 2020, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite QPR wine under $25
Replies: 63
Views: 3527

Re: Favorite QPR wine under $25

Domaine de la Pépière Vieilles Vignes Briords all day every day!
by Scott Watkins
August 24th, 2020, 7:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Château Malescot St. Exupéry (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Margaux)
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Re: TN: 2016 Château Malescot St. Exupéry (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Margaux)

Thanks for the note! Just saw this at Costco this morning for $59, thought about it but went for the 2013 Castelgiocondo Brunello for $49. Hopefully I made the right choice.
by Scott Watkins
August 13th, 2020, 9:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dear Abby; My wife's tastes are changing, and I don't like it!
Replies: 34
Views: 2328

Re: Dear Abby; My wife's tastes are changing, and I don't like it!

Dear Forsaken red it looks like it's a buyer's market on commerce corner for some fine red wines can't wait! [thankyou.gif] [wink.gif]
by Scott Watkins
August 9th, 2020, 9:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Nothing screams "Summer!" like gazpacho, ceviche and Sancerre!
Replies: 18
Views: 821

Re: Nothing screams "Summer!" like gazpacho, ceviche and Sancerre!

Bellingham? And if you need cut why not Cotat :) looks fantastic gotta say I'm a bit jealous right now!
by Scott Watkins
August 8th, 2020, 4:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is California Finally Making Great White Wines?
Replies: 111
Views: 5364

Re: Is California Finally Making Great White Wines?

Stony Hill has been making GREAT whites for quite some time! This bottle drank a couple of years ago was one of the great whites I have had the pleasure to drink.
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by Scott Watkins
August 7th, 2020, 10:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The world's most expensive wines- from Wine Searcher
Replies: 41
Views: 2331

Re: The world's most expensive wines- from Wine Searcher

Screaming Eagle Sauvignon Blanc at number 16?! me thinks the end is near.
by Scott Watkins
August 3rd, 2020, 6:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2867
Views: 191713

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

14 Bedrock Heritage hell yes!
by Scott Watkins
August 2nd, 2020, 3:45 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Ever Have To File A Complaint About Another Winery?
Replies: 124
Views: 4164

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

I guess I'm simple minded, why post about it and not just report them to the authorities? Let them investigate. I think it would be the right thing to do in these times.
by Scott Watkins
July 29th, 2020, 6:03 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Salt & Pepper - What do you use?
Replies: 90
Views: 4250

Re: Salt & Pepper - What do you use?

I've fallen in love with Kampot peppercorns from Cambodia. I normally grind pepper coarsely, but find that the aromatics and flavor of Kampot is better when ground extra-fine. The aromatics are incredible. Could not agree more! Just recently discovered Kampot and the red peppercorns are even more a...
by Scott Watkins
July 29th, 2020, 12:16 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Is charcoal in short supply?
Replies: 36
Views: 1522

Re: Is charcoal in short supply?

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
July 29th, 2020, 9:01 am
I heard fogo is good but it’s very pricey.
I like Fogo but B & B is my current favorite.
by Scott Watkins
July 27th, 2020, 11:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: “Wine Influencer” Charlie Fu featured on a podcast!!
Replies: 42
Views: 3221

Re: “Wine Influencer” Charlie Fu featured on a podcast!!

deadhorse
Chris Seiber wrote:
July 27th, 2020, 9:58 pm
What the Fu**?
The mod who should have been fired [smileyvault-ban.gif]
by Scott Watkins
July 27th, 2020, 5:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 1505
Views: 99864

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

NV Moussé Fils Champagne Brut Rose Effusion disgorged 04/19 4 gl. The first sip and omg it's blood orange and I LOVE BLOOD oranges :) also packed with strawberry and a beam of acidity. Something maybe dusty? Anyways for the price this is just lovely on a hot summer evening!
by Scott Watkins
July 25th, 2020, 1:26 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: julianseersmartin
Replies: 1
Views: 120

julianseersmartin

Excellent seller and easy transaction and safe travels man!
by Scott Watkins
July 23rd, 2020, 6:20 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Chicago classic: Italian beef sandwich, with giardiniera
Replies: 20
Views: 1305

Re: Chicago classic: Italian beef sandwich, with giardiniera

Yes! It brings a tear to my eye thinking how long it's been since I have had a good Italian beef sandwich with the hot giardiniera.
by Scott Watkins
July 21st, 2020, 8:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...
Replies: 105
Views: 4692

Re: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...

Pretty sure all of these threads should be titled, The World's best (insert variety) is from France what say you? The World's best Nebbiolo is from France what say you? [stirthepothal.gif] Sangiovese? Tempranillo? Carmenere? I won't live long enough to see a thread on any one of those here [stirthe...
by Scott Watkins
July 21st, 2020, 6:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...
Replies: 105
Views: 4692

Re: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...

Jan Janas wrote:
July 21st, 2020, 6:16 pm
Scott Watkins wrote:
July 21st, 2020, 6:13 pm
Pretty sure all of these threads should be titled, The World's best (insert variety) is from France what say you?
The World's best Nebbiolo is from France what say you? [stirthepothal.gif]
Nebbiolo is rarely talked about on this board, but I guess you have a point Lol
by Scott Watkins
July 21st, 2020, 6:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...
Replies: 105
Views: 4692

Re: The World's finest Chardonnay is from ...

Pretty sure all of these threads should be titled, The World's best (insert variety) is from France what say you?
by Scott Watkins
July 21st, 2020, 9:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What happened with Arcadian??
Replies: 33
Views: 3701

Re: What happened with Arcadian??

I emailed Joe after his comment on his Syrah in the other thread, did not ask him about the current state of affairs but I did ask if I could get any mags of Pinot. He sent me a list and now they are in my cellar. Save one of those mags for an Arcadian mag offline here in L.A.. Marshall and I bough...
by Scott Watkins
July 19th, 2020, 11:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The world's finest Grenache is from ...
Replies: 163
Views: 6180

Re: The world's finest Grenache is from ...

Well sadly because I have never tried Rayas I will have say commando g in Spain is really killing it right now. +1 but closing in on Rayas in price, with Rumbo al Norte retailing >$300. I forget who (maybe Luis Gutierrez) but someone called it Rayas as if made by Marcel Lapierre. Bernabeleva is exc...
by Scott Watkins
July 18th, 2020, 7:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The world's finest Grenache is from ...
Replies: 163
Views: 6180

Re: The world's finest Grenache is from ...

Well sadly because I have never tried Rayas I will have say commando g in Spain is really killing it right now.
by Scott Watkins
July 18th, 2020, 4:35 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Basil Pesto Wine Pairing of the Week
Replies: 35
Views: 2079

Re: Basil Pesto Wine Pairing of the Week

Ha just saw this and was about to post that you should drink the Granbazan Albarino you posted about earlier [cheers.gif] Ha! Yeah, Scott I like the wine and it was a very good pairing. That wine was Granbazan's "green label". The only quibble with the pairing was that the pesto became more subtle ...
by Scott Watkins
July 18th, 2020, 3:35 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Basil Pesto Wine Pairing of the Week
Replies: 35
Views: 2079

Re: Basil Pesto Wine Pairing of the Week

Ha just saw this and was about to post that you should drink the Granbazan Albarino you posted about earlier [cheers.gif]
by Scott Watkins
July 17th, 2020, 2:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2007 Louis Latour Chassagne Montrachet Rouge??
Replies: 10
Views: 856

Re: 2007 Louis Latour Chassagne Montrachet Rouge??

Sure sounds a lot like flash detente to me or a form of it.
by Scott Watkins
July 16th, 2020, 7:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Goodfellow Heritage #4, and a few comments on a journey.
Replies: 26
Views: 1317

Re: Goodfellow Heritage #4, and a few comments on a journey.

Yeah so when I bought the covid heratige pack I thought the Lewman was just a throw in and not a heritage so I drank it (not marked iirc) I'm pretty sure I deserve 2 replacement bottles :) btw on the second day it was f'ing delicious!
by Scott Watkins
July 14th, 2020, 5:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14456
Views: 710030

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
July 14th, 2020, 5:27 pm
I bit on the Chambers offering. Lol, imagine an estate in Loire that I’ve never heard of with 115-year old Cot vines. Bought the Cot VV and the Cot/Cab Franc blend.

WTF is Cot, by the way?

PS. And some more 2016 Chasse Spleen in 375.
I think Cot is Merlot?
by Scott Watkins
July 12th, 2020, 10:31 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 526
Views: 33389

Re: Another Flannery PSA

I reloaded on burgers recently and Bryan had all the burger blends on sale so I tried something new. 8D4742A5-BAE2-4489-960B-A47394A6A4D4.jpeg657A54D5-D098-484A-81DB-40BFB7C76FFF.jpeg It was tasty as ever, I always added Dry Aged Steak Ends to my custom blends and always order the Adventurous Blend...
by Scott Watkins
July 10th, 2020, 12:05 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Charity Wine Raffle
Replies: 44
Views: 1967

Re: Charity Wine Raffle

Mine went through
by Scott Watkins
July 2nd, 2020, 4:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your best Pandemic bottle consumed?
Replies: 105
Views: 4795

Re: Your best Pandemic bottle consumed?

1986 Heitz Martha was singing last week and a 2001 Müller-Catoir Haardter Bürgergarten Riesling Spätlese #2133 that I picked up from a Mr Alan Rath on CC was beautiful.
by Scott Watkins
June 30th, 2020, 5:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2867
Views: 191713

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

After a long day I deserve a 12 Monte Rosso, decanted 3 hours damn nice bottle!
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by Scott Watkins
June 23rd, 2020, 8:33 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Rice
Replies: 10
Views: 1064

Re: Rice

Lately Gentleman Jake's Charleston Gold or any Carolina gold rice.
by Scott Watkins
June 21st, 2020, 5:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Father’s Day Wine Selections
Replies: 75
Views: 2362

Re: Father’s Day Wine Selections

Stood this up a few months ago and never got around to it until now, starting to open up after 40 minutes in the decanter. Dried strawberry, dried sour cherry and mixed nuts? Plenty of acid and a bit of tannin, great so far. Happy father's day!
by Scott Watkins
May 29th, 2020, 9:39 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Smoker - what to purchase?
Replies: 133
Views: 6143

Re: Smoker - what to purchase?

Cooked a couple of birds on the Pit Barrel the other night came out fantastic, oh and the Cheez-its were good too [smileyvault-ban.gif]
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by Scott Watkins
May 27th, 2020, 4:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 683
Views: 73745

Re: Official WTSO thread

Josh Grossman wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 4:15 pm
Andre M wrote:
May 27th, 2020, 3:58 pm
2015 Alain Voge Cornas VV $60.
Thanks. Have some of this in the cellar already--but just got more.
Wow that's a good price!
by Scott Watkins
May 25th, 2020, 5:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2867
Views: 191713

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Yeah yeah I know way too early but it seems I have somehow have 9 bottles of this laying around? so tonight I popped a 18 Pagani ranch and it's light your hair on fire good! I think it also has a long life ahead.
by Scott Watkins
May 22nd, 2020, 11:36 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Smoker - what to purchase?
Replies: 133
Views: 6143

Re: Smoker - what to purchase?

Does anybody have thoughts about the Pit Barrel Cooker? Almost seems too good to be true? https://amazingribs.com/smoker/pit-barrel-cooker-review I’m about to pull the trigger on one of these. Cheap, good review, and actually available locally. I’m off of work for a week so I need something to do. ...
by Scott Watkins
May 17th, 2020, 10:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2013 Goodfellow Family Cellars Pinot Noir Heritage No. 2 Whistling Ridge Vineyard
Replies: 18
Views: 737

Re: TN: 2013 Goodfellow Family Cellars Pinot Noir Heritage No. 2 Whistling Ridge Vineyard

Yeah popped one of these last night lovely cherry hints of strawberry and sous bois. Good acid silky and surprisingly long finish. Marcus if you feel this vintage is suffering for whatever reasons it should be discounted and an email will soon be coming for more (either way) [wow.gif]
by Scott Watkins
May 13th, 2020, 2:16 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: SALE ENDS MAY Astrea caviar deals. Freshly tinned!!
Replies: 22
Views: 4102

Re: CAVIAR RESTOCK! 35% OFF with LOW (or even FREE!) SHIPPING COST- SHIPPING ON 5/20 - Astrea caviar deals. Freshly tinn

c fu wrote:
May 13th, 2020, 2:03 pm
Scott Watkins wrote:
May 13th, 2020, 1:50 pm
In so fast I forgot the discount code, oh well great stuff thanks Charlie!
shoot them an email to apply the discount code. I can't do it from my end unfortunately.
Will do thanks!
by Scott Watkins
May 7th, 2020, 1:30 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Goodfellow SIP sheet...updated 5/5/20
Replies: 84
Views: 10444

Re: Goodfellow SIP sheet...updated 5/5/20

Oh great now all the heritage wines, after the quarantine is over I will have everything Marcus made from Whistling Ridge! Silver lining I guess :)
by Scott Watkins
May 5th, 2020, 5:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Domaine François Cotat Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu
Replies: 12
Views: 794

Re: TN: 2018 Domaine François Cotat Sancerre Les Culs de Beaujeu

Well damn Buzz guess I better start drinking my 17's...and buy some 18's flirtysmile

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