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by Frank Murray III
May 25th, 2020, 5:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 1211
Views: 82758

Re: Which Champagne are you drinking?

2010 Rémi Leroy Champagne Brut - France, Champagne (5/25/2020) Finishing this up today, opened yesterday. This was an orphan bottle that was in local retail for $40 so I figured I'd grab it given the pleasure I have got from Remi's wines. Disgorged April 2014, roughly 75% Pinot Noir, the rest Chard...
by Frank Murray III
May 24th, 2020, 11:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sweet/Dessert Wines - I Own them, but Never Open them
Replies: 83
Views: 2493

Re: Sweet/Dessert Wines - I Own them, but Never Open them

Sarah, I own no dessert wines and I know some really like the wines but for those of us (like me) who really don't enjoy sugar or things sweet, the wines just don't work for me. When they get served at events, I just pass on them. Wet Rock, sorry about you having to drink that 1/2 bottle and with bl...
by Frank Murray III
May 23rd, 2020, 6:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Mike Smith wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 419
Views: 31732

Re: What Mike Smith wine are you drinking tonight?

I figured this would be a good thread for my note. I don't have any real experience with the Quivet style but this does bring back some find memories.... 2017 Quivet Cellars Syrah Hulda Block Las Madres Vineyard - USA, California, Napa / Sonoma, Carneros (5/23/2020) Opened yesterday. Stuffed the cor...
by Frank Murray III
May 23rd, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)
Replies: 21
Views: 727

Re: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)

Folks, this is going to be the last planned Zoom I have with Brad (for now) regarding Champagne. We've learned a lot together, and the unique advantage of this upcoming Zoom will be the learning and dialogue we can have about biodynamics, and in part, demystifying it and making it real. Let's show B...
by Frank Murray III
May 23rd, 2020, 5:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mathilde Margaine of Champagne A. Margaine & Brad B, Saturday 5/23 @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET
Replies: 39
Views: 910

Re: Zoom Event--Mathilde Margaine of Champagne A. Margaine & Brad B, Saturday 5/23 @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET

Mathilde seems very plugged in and soaking up everything. So knowledgeable for someone only really serious in for less than 2.5 years. The estate is in good hands. I think I've tried one of their ones at some point but not sure. I hope to try some soon. If you find some more Frank, maybe this would...
by Frank Murray III
May 23rd, 2020, 12:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sec Wines in Portland
Replies: 76
Views: 4507

Re: Sec Wines in Portland

So which is it Greig? Or is it Jim?

I hate this kind of dishonesty.

Tell us your name, as this is a real names forum...it's a requirement here to participate. If you can't then Todd oughta kick you off the forum.
by Frank Murray III
May 23rd, 2020, 8:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mathilde Margaine of Champagne A. Margaine & Brad B, Saturday 5/23 @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET
Replies: 39
Views: 910

Re: Zoom Event--Mathilde Margaine of Champagne A. Margaine & Brad B, Saturday 5/23 @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET

Last call for the link. We start in about an hour.

Thanks for the solid amount of sign-ups everyone. I know Mathilde will appreciate it, as do we.
by Frank Murray III
May 23rd, 2020, 8:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sec Wines in Portland
Replies: 76
Views: 4507

Re: Sec Wines in Portland

By activating a 7 year old thread, this will actually be good for Eric as all he is getting in support and a fresh reminder to people that he is out there. One thing about WB that I dig is that people police this place, whether that be Commerce Corner, Wine Talk, etc. We're free to say what we want ...
by Frank Murray III
May 22nd, 2020, 4:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sec Wines in Portland
Replies: 76
Views: 4507

Re: Sec Wines in Portland

Greig, it sucks to have a bad transaction with someone. I can't argue with your experience. For transparency, I did post a PSA about Sec Wines and their Vouette et Sorbee offer from this past Wednesday. My experience with this order was good. I had a few questions for Eric, he got back with me both ...
by Frank Murray III
May 22nd, 2020, 9:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best CA Pinot Noir
Replies: 23
Views: 1345

Re: Best CA Pinot Noir

I buy from four producers, that's it now. I've been on these 4 lists each close to (or even) more than a decade. And even as my palate shifted 5 years ago, I have maintained these producers because they keep evolving, improving with the wines continuing to bring me joy. Add these to your pursuit, go...
by Frank Murray III
May 22nd, 2020, 9:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mathilde Margaine of Champagne A. Margaine & Brad B, Saturday 5/23 @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET
Replies: 39
Views: 910

Re: Zoom Event--Mathilde Margaine of Champagne A. Margaine & Brad B, Saturday 5/23 @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET

All the PMs for tomorrow have been caught up again. We have room for more folks so if you want to join the discussion with Mathilde and Brad, PM me please.

We'll have a nice mix of WB and IG people on this one, as we did last week. I like the diversity, as it is bringing both communities together.
by Frank Murray III
May 21st, 2020, 6:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)
Replies: 21
Views: 727

Re: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)

I'm getting ahead of the event, wanted to get some new data points on the wines. I think I will open an Argile next, probably for the event next week. Anyway, here is a dive into the 2016 Fidele. Terrific. 2016 Vouette et Sorbée Champagne Fidèle - France, Champagne (5/21/2020) First of two. Disgorge...
by Frank Murray III
May 21st, 2020, 2:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET
Replies: 15
Views: 436

Re: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET

Thomas, we'll do something around the release. I do think that marrying Zoom with allocation offers might be a cool way to marry some of the WB work and winery partnership in the future.
by Frank Murray III
May 21st, 2020, 12:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: 2016 Vouette et Sorbee Fidele @ Sec Wines....each $55, or each $50 if you buy 6
Replies: 8
Views: 536

Re: PSA: 2016 Vouette et Sorbee Fidele @ Sec Wines....each $55, or each $50 if you buy 6

What’s the six bottle discount? Is it just this wine, six of any wine, any mixed six? It's just on the V et S Fidele. There is no other wines to mix with it. When we built the case of bottles, we had a few extra slots so the group filled those up to maximize the shipping cost for the trip down the ...
by Frank Murray III
May 21st, 2020, 11:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: 2016 Vouette et Sorbee Fidele @ Sec Wines....each $55, or each $50 if you buy 6
Replies: 8
Views: 536

Re: PSA: 2016 Vouette et Sorbee Fidele @ Sec Wines....each $55, or each $50 if you buy 6

AD Northup wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 11:06 am
How’s shipping to the East Coast?
Andrew, send an email to eric@secwines.com. He has been corresponding with me this morning on our group's order so I am sure you can get a quick answer.
by Frank Murray III
May 21st, 2020, 10:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET
Replies: 15
Views: 436

Re: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET

Folks, I caught with Jeff Pisoni today to discuss the Zoom event and how they're adjusting, like all of us to this shift in everything. What we decided is to adjust the event with them, too. What we want to do is put off the Zoom for 5/28, and instead we'll put something on for the release in Septem...
by Frank Murray III
May 20th, 2020, 8:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: 2016 Vouette et Sorbee Fidele @ Sec Wines....each $55, or each $50 if you buy 6
Replies: 8
Views: 536

PSA: 2016 Vouette et Sorbee Fidele @ Sec Wines....each $55, or each $50 if you buy 6

It hit my email tonight and so a few of us pooled an order. Not coordinated, just rather some good luck. No affiliation with Sec Wines but they have given me good service the last few years and there is no damn sales tax. For folks joining the Vouette et Sorbee event next weekend, might be a good ti...
by Frank Murray III
May 20th, 2020, 6:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)
Replies: 21
Views: 727

Re: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)

I opened a 2016 base Fidele tonight from Vouette et Sorbee. Just excellent stuff. Creamy yet red fruited, with good spine, tangy lime and red fruits with some red apple. I suspect I will open another one next Saturday when we put this event on. All the PMs are caught up again, please keep signing up...
by Frank Murray III
May 20th, 2020, 6:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mathilde Margaine of Champagne A. Margaine & Brad B, Saturday 5/23 @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET
Replies: 39
Views: 910

Re: Zoom Event--Mathilde Margaine of Champagne A. Margaine & Brad B, Saturday 5/23 @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET

Brad, I love the gender aspect of this discussion, and to talk with her about how she has to confront and prove her competence (often for women, over-prove it because of bias and other ignorance that comes with being the outsider). One of the best wines I had last year was the 2008 Godme Alouettes S...
by Frank Murray III
May 19th, 2020, 5:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)
Replies: 21
Views: 727

Re: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)

Hello everyone. Below is a link which will play the 2 minute trailer for the film. What you will see is the quality, along with Bertrand and his daughter, Heloise. You may also notice the buried amphorae, the biodynamic preparation, the battle with frost and some other cool visuals that represent V ...
by Frank Murray III
May 19th, 2020, 1:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A lot of praise for Cellartracker
Replies: 143
Views: 7687

Re: A lot of praise for Cellartracker

There are various levels of geekery even within the CT community. Not everyone wants nor cares to enter label information within a NV tasting note. But, as I have said on numerous posts, within the NV space, there is limited benefit to a NV post in CT unless as users we put the label info in our TN...
by Frank Murray III
May 19th, 2020, 9:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mathilde Margaine of Champagne A. Margaine & Brad B, Saturday 5/23 @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET
Replies: 39
Views: 910

Re: Zoom Event--Mathilde Margaine of Champagne A. Margaine & Brad B, Saturday 5/23 @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET

Here are some more photos to richen the visuals and give you a better eye into Margaine. Enjoy!

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by Frank Murray III
May 19th, 2020, 8:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET
Replies: 15
Views: 436

Re: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET

Anything Pisoni or Lucia related is fine, and even to stay within the broader view of the theme, you could bring Rosella's or some other SLH wine if you liked. And, I also want to value your time and that of the Pisoni brothers, too....so, I want to see the attendance rise for this event so that we ...
by Frank Murray III
May 19th, 2020, 8:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A lot of praise for Cellartracker
Replies: 143
Views: 7687

Re: A lot of praise for Cellartracker

There are various levels of geekery even within the CT community. Not everyone wants nor cares to enter label information within a NV tasting note. But, as I have said on numerous posts, within the NV space, there is limited benefit to a NV post in CT unless as users we put the label info in our TNs...
by Frank Murray III
May 18th, 2020, 4:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)
Replies: 21
Views: 727

Re: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)

These are so educational, but like others, my wallet is crying tears of Champagne. I just ordered a mixed case, which included Marie Courtin and Mousse; I have another cart awaiting payment that includes Vouette and Dehu. If these Zooms continue, my husband is going to start complaining about the c...
by Frank Murray III
May 18th, 2020, 3:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mathilde Margaine of Champagne A. Margaine & Brad B, Saturday 5/23 @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET
Replies: 39
Views: 910

Zoom Event--Mathilde Margaine of Champagne A. Margaine & Brad B, Saturday 5/23 @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET

We're continuing our series this Saturday with Mathilde Margaine. Founded in the 1920s, and like many domaines, the responsibility and leadership has passed through several generations. Today, the domaine is led by Arnaud, along with his daughter, Mathilde. The vines are located in Villers-Marmery, ...
by Frank Murray III
May 18th, 2020, 10:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET
Replies: 15
Views: 436

Re: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET

I neglected to post this short 2 min video that Jeff Pisoni narrates about the fog and the Pisoni vineyard. Having been up to the Santa Lucia Highlands many times, and standing in the driveway at Rosella's, or in the Pisoni estate, the weather is a huge force. At Rosella's in the afternoon, the ocea...
by Frank Murray III
May 18th, 2020, 10:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)
Replies: 21
Views: 727

Re: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)

Folks, appreciate the PMs, I have got back to all of you now. Todd, thanks for the voice of support. Sorry about your budget but I too have an even stronger pull towards biodynamic Champagne through our series. I also once again appreciate and thank you for partnering with me, with Brad, to put thes...
by Frank Murray III
May 17th, 2020, 8:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET
Replies: 15
Views: 436

Re: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET

They are awesome. Frankie, we had him down at Basanti and we blinded him on of his own wines and he called it a burgundy! Remember what that was? I think Andrew, Seiber, and the entire gang was there. He brought all his wines in crumbled brown bags? So great. I can't find those photos as they were ...
by Frank Murray III
May 17th, 2020, 6:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET
Replies: 15
Views: 436

Re: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 10AM PT / 1PM ET

I can't miss this one. Have a ton of Pisoni and Lucia wines in the cellar and visited Mark in Gonzalez back in 2011 (for some reason I thought they made the wines there, but he was a great host despite my ignorance). Question - the subject line says May 28 at 10AM PT/ 1 PM ET and the body says 5 PM...
by Frank Murray III
May 17th, 2020, 11:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET
Replies: 15
Views: 436

Zoom Event--Mark and Jeff Pisoni of Pisoni Vineyards--Thursday, May 28th 5PM PT / 8PM ET

I've known the Pisoni family for about 15 years. We've had Jeff down for dinner a few times, we've even had Gary over to the house for what was a pretty killer party many years ago, although I can't find the photos! In the earlier years, I visited the Estate for a few dinners, even one time when the...
by Frank Murray III
May 17th, 2020, 11:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)
Replies: 21
Views: 727

Special Zoom--Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee + special documentary movie (May 29th and May 30th)

Todd, Brad and I are thrilled to have locked up a Zoom with Bertrand Gautherot of Vouette et Sorbee. Some of you are already experienced with the biodynamic approach of Bertrand, who was one of the very early pioneers of the practice in all of Champagne. Bertrand's vines and winery are located in th...
by Frank Murray III
May 16th, 2020, 12:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Benoit Dehu of Champagne Dehu & Brad Baker--Saturday, May 16th @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET
Replies: 27
Views: 880

Re: Zoom Event--Benoit Dehu of Champagne Dehu & Brad Baker--Saturday, May 16th @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET

My TN from the nearly finished bottle (the last glass goes down with dinner tonight!) 2014 Benoit Dehu Champagne Cuvée La Rue des Noyers Extra Brut - France, Champagne (5/15/2020) 100% Pinot Meunier, no dosage. Disgorged August 2017. This is the second of two bottles that I bought together. This bot...
by Frank Murray III
May 16th, 2020, 12:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Benoit Dehu of Champagne Dehu & Brad Baker--Saturday, May 16th @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET
Replies: 27
Views: 880

Re: Zoom Event--Benoit Dehu of Champagne Dehu & Brad Baker--Saturday, May 16th @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET

Rock and JC, thanks for coming on today. I enjoyed the event and learned things too. The piece about the three root stocks in La Rue des Noyers, and him vinifying them separately, and then tasting them all after fermentation and noting the distinct differences in the terroir, that was fascinating to...
by Frank Murray III
May 16th, 2020, 8:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: First drink after recovering from COVID-19
Replies: 37
Views: 1420

Re: First drink after recovering from COVID-19

Decided to open a special bottle after being down with COVID-19. I tried to join Zoom meeting with Laurent champs from bed but was impossible due to nausea and body aches. Thankfully I'm fully recovered now and was able to enjoy Vilmart CdC 2007, which was just sublime. Thanks to Todd, Brad and Fra...
by Frank Murray III
May 15th, 2020, 6:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Benoit Dehu of Champagne Dehu & Brad Baker--Saturday, May 16th @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET
Replies: 27
Views: 880

Re: Zoom Event--Benoit Dehu of Champagne Dehu & Brad Baker--Saturday, May 16th @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET

Lee, is the Initiation 2015 or 2016? And, what vintage of La Rue des Noyers are you doing? I've enjoyed about a 1/3rd of my bottle (see above) and it's showing excellent. Give the Noyers some air, as it really did the trick.
by Frank Murray III
May 15th, 2020, 5:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs (via Zoom tasting): Rhys, Kutch, Thomas and a couple Brunellos
Replies: 23
Views: 778

Re: TNs (via Zoom tasting): Rhys, Kutch, Thomas and a couple Brunellos

Frank, thanks so much for these great TN's. You guys just happened to pick some of my favorite wines to taste (Rhys, Kutch, and Fuligni)........ A quick question just for clarification (because I love Fuligni Brunello). You said in your TN that you tasted the 2010 Fuligni Brunello, but in your note...
by Frank Murray III
May 15th, 2020, 4:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs (via Zoom tasting): Rhys, Kutch, Thomas and a couple Brunellos
Replies: 23
Views: 778

Re: TNs (via Zoom tasting): Rhys, Kutch, Thomas and a couple Brunellos

Alan, we are already kicking around the next date to do this. Really enjoyed the format.
by Frank Murray III
May 15th, 2020, 4:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Benoit Dehu of Champagne Dehu & Brad Baker--Saturday, May 16th @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET
Replies: 27
Views: 880

Re: Zoom Event--Benoit Dehu of Champagne Dehu & Brad Baker--Saturday, May 16th @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET

Getting ready for tomorrow's Zoom. I gotta say, this 2014 from Benoit reminds me of the work that's being done by Laurent at Vilmart. A bright acidity that also has a lemon curd type of impression on the palate and the influence of the barrel elevage really makes for a delicious Champagne here. Look...
by Frank Murray III
May 15th, 2020, 4:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs (via Zoom tasting): Rhys, Kutch, Thomas and a couple Brunellos
Replies: 23
Views: 778

Re: TNs (via Zoom tasting): Rhys, Kutch, Thomas and a couple Brunellos

I'm glad this is taking off. I see it all over facebook and instagram too. I feel like a proud papa watching their kid get at diploma Nice. I think the concept is a good one and I will give it a try. You going to give this a name? Perhaps Fushare? Futasting? Fuzoom? Quite an interesting line up - I...
by Frank Murray III
May 15th, 2020, 7:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs (via Zoom tasting): Rhys, Kutch, Thomas and a couple Brunellos
Replies: 23
Views: 778

TNs (via Zoom tasting): Rhys, Kutch, Thomas and a couple Brunellos

I appreciate Chris Seiber taking the lead on building us this tasting last night. Having not done any group tastings with anyone since February, this event is exactly what I needed. I miss the fellowship and discussion over wines and the time together. We used Zoom to taste these, which only require...
by Frank Murray III
May 14th, 2020, 7:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Peter Liem Champagne Cote de Blancs Online Masterclass 5/15 1pm EDT
Replies: 3
Views: 320

Re: Peter Liem Champagne Cote de Blancs Online Masterclass 5/15 1pm EDT

Brian, thanks for sharing this. Tomorrow seems like a stacked day. Cedric Mousse is doing another Zoom tomorrow around the same hour, this time with Gina Lyons over on IG and so I plan to join that in the late morning. If anything, we're all getting access to a lot of learning and authentic info the...
by Frank Murray III
May 14th, 2020, 2:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserkers Video Meets - Schedule/Info inside
Replies: 169
Views: 5736

Re: Berserkers Video Meets - Schedule/Info inside

Next is Benoit Dehu - https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=170108 We're concentrating on Champagne because Frank and Brad both concentrate on Champagne, and they have taken charge of these amazing sessions, so...if you want something else, feel free to suggest it, we'll chase so...
by Frank Murray III
May 14th, 2020, 2:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Benoit Dehu of Champagne Dehu & Brad Baker--Saturday, May 16th @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET
Replies: 27
Views: 880

Re: Zoom Event--Benoit Dehu of Champagne Dehu & Brad Baker--Saturday, May 16th @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET

Hi everyone. PMs are caught up again. If you would like to attend this Saturday AM, please PM me. Benoit was kind enough to give me some more photos today to share with you. These give you a deeper visual sense of his work in Fossoy (pronounced Foo-swah). Click on the photos to expand them and make ...
by Frank Murray III
May 14th, 2020, 8:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: You're Copain...You Probably Think This Song is About You...
Replies: 25
Views: 1335

Re: TN: You're Copain...You Probably Think This Song is About You...

Marshall, thank you for the notes. The 2010 Brosseau, for a very long time, was a wine I considered one of the best Syrahs that Wells ever made. When that wine came out, I tasted it from with Wells in 2011 at the winery and it was chocked full of intense structure, blue fruit, really pretty amazing....
by Frank Murray III
May 14th, 2020, 8:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 667
Views: 56712

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

Not sure about that, but my Amex offer is spend 250 and get 100 back (3 times). Pretty good deal.. I do think they all have to be separate purchases though. on the wine access amex offer (spend $150 and get a $50 statement credit, up to three times) has anyone successfully gotten more than credits ...
by Frank Murray III
May 14th, 2020, 7:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne stoppers/open bottle storage
Replies: 14
Views: 407

Re: Champagne stoppers/open bottle storage

Check this thread. I put my recommendation in it, too.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=165629&p=2979582&hi ... r#p2979582
by Frank Murray III
May 13th, 2020, 10:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event--Benoit Dehu of Champagne Dehu & Brad Baker--Saturday, May 16th @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET
Replies: 27
Views: 880

Re: Zoom Event--Benoit Dehu of Champagne Dehu & Brad Baker--Saturday, May 16th @ 10AM PT / 1PM ET

For those who have joined our previous Champagne events, in Benoit we have selected a smart, energetic producer, and we're working on a plan with him to show you his biodynamic plots right from the vineyard, as well as taste with him and learn his range, as well as his journey to grow from a small p...

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