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by mattcitrang
October 30th, 2020, 10:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine seepage in transit- 1972 stag's leap- overnight priority ship
Replies: 28
Views: 813

Re: Wine seepage in transit- 1972 stag's leap- overnight priority ship

Good idea to try one. That will give you the opportunities to test the wine, inspect the cork ans see if the seeping is new or if it has been seeping for some time. I would place them in my cellar standing for 2 or 3 days. Then place them on their side and see if they continue to leak. Keep searchin...
by mattcitrang
October 25th, 2020, 5:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Traveling from NY/NJ to San Diego?
Replies: 5
Views: 383

Re: Traveling from NY/NJ to San Diego?

Looking for some help from the community. Was planning for a short business trip to NY/NJ area and to pick up a few pre-purchased bottles, but with the pandemic and the continued 10+ days quarantine requirement, this looks unlikely in the foreseeable future. There are a few rare bottles that I was ...
by mattcitrang
October 24th, 2020, 1:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Brent Butler wrote:
October 24th, 2020, 1:46 pm
Funny, I’m having opposite problem on shipping - it’s coming too fast! Got two last week, two yesterday, will get two more Wednesday, and then three on Thursday. I guess better than having my own UPS truck show up on one day and deliver it all. So not complaining exactly ...
What’s your location?
by mattcitrang
October 23rd, 2020, 12:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Winter Release?
Replies: 18
Views: 846

Re: Bedrock Winter Release?

Correct me if I’m wrong but didn’t they just have a baby 2 weeks ago?
by mattcitrang
October 22nd, 2020, 2:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Newbie here, really tempted to pull trigger on N.73 Russian River Chardonnay. Am I likely to get burned on this? Hard to get burned on a Russian River Valley Chard for $10/bottle that has scored 90+ in recent vintages. How bad could it be? If it doesn't push your buttons, you could always serve it ...
by mattcitrang
October 21st, 2020, 10:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Here's a thread short from 10 years ago.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=33732&start=50

Different players same questions.

Cam a little more involved then.

You might find it an interesting deja vu.
by mattcitrang
October 15th, 2020, 3:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Sean_S wrote:
October 15th, 2020, 2:59 pm
Chris Crutchfield wrote:
October 15th, 2020, 2:54 pm
heh, the photoshop job on the bottle image is pretty janky
Yes and no word on RS. I strongly prefer bone dry Riesling's.

Sean
The email offer says “bone dry”.
by mattcitrang
October 14th, 2020, 1:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

#70 Pinot mixed case back up with 5 cases available if anyone wants https://www.denegoce.com/products/og-n-70-2019-chehelem-mtn-pinot-noir-blend-pack-12-bottle-case-ships-late-october?_pos=2&_sid=dbbe27b7a&_ss=r probably for folks who got shut out of the Garagiste offer. [wow.gif] Who’s Garagiste?
by mattcitrang
October 13th, 2020, 12:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Newfound - Fall Release
Replies: 4
Views: 347

Re: Newfound - Fall Release

I just received an email detailing the wines included in Newfound Wines' release: "... 'We have three selections to choose from this Fall. Each wine is sourced from distinctive sites that speak to us philosophically. They are tended by hands that live, sleep and breathe the agricultural dream that ...
by mattcitrang
October 13th, 2020, 11:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

ValerieA wrote:
October 13th, 2020, 11:12 am
Any shipping at all yesterday? I’m hoping to get most before I leave town next week. No communication at all.WTF?
Email statements appear to be getting less and less dependable.
by mattcitrang
October 12th, 2020, 4:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Did anyone else get a shipment notification from Bedrock?
Replies: 104
Views: 4889

Re: Did anyone else get a shipment notification from Bedrock?

Received my shipment today. 8 bottles in a 12 pack styro with several spaces broken in pieces. Little white styro balls all over the place. Wines are fine which is what counts. Took my handheld vacuum out on the porch to open them after receiving the below from my Father-in-law (a sometimes lurker/...
by mattcitrang
October 12th, 2020, 11:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Did anyone else get a shipment notification from Bedrock?
Replies: 104
Views: 4889

Re: Did anyone else get a shipment notification from Bedrock?

Received my shipment today. 8 bottles in a 12 pack styro with several spaces broken in pieces. Little white styro balls all over the place. Wines are fine which is what counts.
by mattcitrang
October 11th, 2020, 2:18 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: COMMERCE CORNER NON-PAYERS/NON-SENDERS STICKY!!
Replies: 108
Views: 26223

Re: COMMERCE CORNER NON-PAYERS/NON-SENDERS STICKY!!

NickRut wrote:
October 11th, 2020, 1:49 pm
Does anyone have an email address or phone number for Jonathon Sirot? Please pm me if so.
Read a couple of threads back.
by mattcitrang
October 10th, 2020, 1:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 591
Views: 49642

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

2015 Vincent Pinot Noir Ribbon Ridge Oregon
by mattcitrang
October 10th, 2020, 1:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

I was just reading the what DN are you drinking thread and there's quite a bit of "this doesn't drink like a $75 wine, but it's an excellent $25 cellar defender. That would not be a good result for me. Here's what's bothering me. If these cabs are what I hope they are they should have spent a coupl...
by mattcitrang
October 7th, 2020, 12:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Just took delivery of (what was supposed to be) OG N.15. What arrived was OG N.17. Ugh - hopefully this can get resolved easily, but I have my doubts as it was shipped to Nevada during mid 90's temperatures after explicitly asking for it not to ship yet, being told that it wouldn't be, and then not...
by mattcitrang
October 6th, 2020, 10:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Makes me think that there must have been some external pressure forcing dN to ship these wines now rather than wait a few weeks. These are not the standard industry shipping practices, and someone with Cam’s extensive background in wine is very much aware of that. This is my belief as well, they fe...
by mattcitrang
October 6th, 2020, 8:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

What are the temps in your neck of the woods? Not about the temps; I have 40 cases coming and need them all to go to off site storage. I paused on signing off site cause dN said they will be offering long term storage and I was told, multiple times, not to worry they will hold my wine till either t...
by mattcitrang
October 6th, 2020, 5:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Did anyone else get a shipment notification from Bedrock?
Replies: 104
Views: 4889

Re: Did anyone else get a shipment notification from Bedrock?

When I check the tracking number with FedEx is says it arrived at the FedEx location in Fairfield, and has expected delivery on Friday, so it sounds to me like it's actually reached their facility. This is my first order from Bedrock, so I don't know their normal procedure. If there are any problem...
by mattcitrang
October 6th, 2020, 5:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Cam & company have been great with my customer service. To be fair, the only people who got screwed were the ones who they were shipping last week w/o notice and it seems de Negoce didn't have time to fix or reply. I had several cases ship last week in high temps. In their reply they said they’d ho...
by mattcitrang
October 3rd, 2020, 11:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

You guys are still buying cases of wine after the multiple stories of misinforming customers and shipping issues that have come up recently? Doesn't bother you at all? The shipping issues bother me. I just got an email informing me that some wines I ordered are being shipped. Only problem is, I rec...
by mattcitrang
October 2nd, 2020, 11:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Looks like more shipments are on their way. Wine Country Connect printed more UPS labels for me this AM.
by mattcitrang
October 1st, 2020, 9:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Bought 2, 11 and 15. First email said they would ship on 9/29. No tracking numbers provided yet. Half expecting a surprise tomorrow with a note on my door since we won’t be home to sign and I can’t redirect without tracking numbers. Seems like a mess. UPS My Choice will show a tracking # with your ...
by mattcitrang
September 30th, 2020, 2:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

The way this shipment has been handled is complete garbage. I replied 6 minutes after the email was sent on Monday with my temperature concerns, followed up yesterday after getting a litany of shipping notifications, and I haven't even received the courtesy of a response. None of what was stated in...
by mattcitrang
September 30th, 2020, 12:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

The way this shipment has been handled is complete garbage. I replied 6 minutes after the email was sent on Monday with my temperature concerns, followed up yesterday after getting a litany of shipping notifications, and I haven't even received the courtesy of a response. None of what was stated in...
by mattcitrang
September 28th, 2020, 2:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Tyler F. wrote:
September 28th, 2020, 2:11 pm
Where is Cam shipping from? Somewhere in CA, I presume?
Wine Country Connect for East coast. UPS already has tracking #’s for some of my shipment.
Got emails from UPS hours before Cams email.
by mattcitrang
September 26th, 2020, 2:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WTF!! Lombardi Wines Mailing List??
Replies: 21
Views: 1296

Re: Lombardi Wines Mailing List??

mattcitrang wrote:
September 26th, 2020, 1:58 pm
Also received an offer today. Definitely didn’t sign up for any offer. Was in my spam folder, maybe that’s why.
No Kosta Brown here either.
by mattcitrang
September 26th, 2020, 1:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WTF!! Lombardi Wines Mailing List??
Replies: 21
Views: 1296

Re: Lombardi Wines Mailing List??

Also received an offer today. Definitely didn’t sign up for any offer. Was in my spam folder, maybe that’s why.
by mattcitrang
September 25th, 2020, 6:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

I also picked up OG 59 & OG 60 for Singapore. We now have over 200 cases of wine waiting to be put on a reefer from the Port of Oakland to Singapore. 95 of these cases are from de Négoce as we also have wine from Claudine, Wine Access and wine purchased directly from wineries in California at speci...
by mattcitrang
September 25th, 2020, 5:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Prum kabinetts 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 889

Re: Prum kabinetts 2019

R Roberts wrote:
September 24th, 2020, 7:14 pm
mattcitrang wrote:
September 24th, 2020, 1:53 pm
Curtis Chen wrote:
September 24th, 2020, 1:34 pm
The question should be where you're buying your '19 Prums!
Flatiron Wines.
Link? I couldn't find them on Flatiron, NY or SF.
Email request for email sub to - clara.dalzell@flatiron-wines.com
by mattcitrang
September 24th, 2020, 1:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Prum kabinetts 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 889

Re: Prum kabinetts 2019

Curtis Chen wrote:
September 24th, 2020, 1:34 pm
The question should be where you're buying your '19 Prums!
Flatiron Wines.
by mattcitrang
September 22nd, 2020, 12:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 182
Views: 17225

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

Sold out, my son will have to wait another year or more.
by mattcitrang
September 17th, 2020, 12:24 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Introducing source | material (German Wine)
Replies: 28
Views: 1325

Re: Introducing source | material (German Wine)

Got their email today, thanks.
by mattcitrang
September 17th, 2020, 10:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

I don't think I have an obsession with low ABV. I just noticed when I drink reds over 14.5% or they impact me much more than ones below. Maybe I'm just getting old. I like to have wine on the weekend midday, and during the week, and its nice to have red options in the low ABV range and not have to ...
by mattcitrang
September 17th, 2020, 10:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CA Cab Franc recs?
Replies: 59
Views: 2357

Re: CA Cab Franc recs?

If you like a lighter style Cab Franc that is delicious and so easy to drink, try RYME Cab Franc. The 2018 is the current vintage and it is excellent. Added bonus is lower alcohol and only old barrels used. Will post a recent note later. Tom Because (1) I love cab franc and (2) I'm a hopeless Wine ...
by mattcitrang
September 16th, 2020, 11:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

ChrisWolff wrote:
September 16th, 2020, 11:41 am
can someone post the list of 'to be released' wines again for me please?
The search function is your friend.
by mattcitrang
September 15th, 2020, 1:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CHEV Wines - Michael Browne Pinot
Replies: 31
Views: 1955

Re: CHEV Wines - Michael Browne Pinot

Anton D wrote:
September 15th, 2020, 1:03 pm
I got an offer, but only for the pinot, so I threw a hissy fit and didn't click any further.
You can have some of my offer if you like.
by mattcitrang
September 15th, 2020, 12:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William & Mary - September 22nd!
Replies: 179
Views: 12734

Re: William & Mary - September 22nd!

Dennis Atick wrote:
September 15th, 2020, 10:16 am
"only" $75 per bottle. Must be nice.
I’ll let you know when I open one.
by mattcitrang
September 12th, 2020, 11:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Checklist for buying a used Eurocave (or any wine fridge)
Replies: 13
Views: 944

Re: Checklist for buying a used Eurocave (or any wine fridge)

Has it ever needed repair / parts replaced?
by mattcitrang
September 11th, 2020, 12:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Chip Louie wrote:
September 11th, 2020, 10:39 am
Does anybody in the L.A. area want to sell a case of the #3 Cab Franc? Just checking.
Wait until the deliveries start arriving. You'll have better luck then.
by mattcitrang
September 5th, 2020, 1:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 591
Views: 49642

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Steve Gautier wrote:
September 5th, 2020, 4:19 am
Last night - 2010 Match Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Baconbrook - There has always been something about Randy’s wines that just hit the mark. As I’ve said before, I wish he still made wine. I hope he is doing well.
Yea, I miss his wines too. Some really nice cabs.
by mattcitrang
September 1st, 2020, 1:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: flatiron, D&R
Replies: 13
Views: 1091

Re: PSA: flatiron, D&R

Call them, the email was from John Truax.
by mattcitrang
September 1st, 2020, 1:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: flatiron, D&R
Replies: 13
Views: 1091

Re: PSA: flatiron, D&R

I believe it an email only offer. You need to be on their email list to receive the offer.
by mattcitrang
August 30th, 2020, 1:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Have you bought 2 of any previous one? Or are you just being sarcastic and trolling the thread? lol No, 1 each of a few early offers. But this one sounds really good. I can off load them if they aren’t up to the hype. Unless he has 800+ cases (he could) it's likely he will ask for 1 case per person...
by mattcitrang
August 30th, 2020, 1:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

1) It's not sold out it just hasn't gone on sale yet! 2) He said it's $150 or the drunken cyclist did. Anyway, maybe #40 is a 2 caser. I’m thinking at least 2 cases. Have you bought 2 of any previous one? Or are you just being sarcastic and trolling the thread? lol No, 1 each of a few early offers....
by mattcitrang
August 30th, 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

Not sure where this source rates on the obscure blog list, but here's a post I don't recall seeing yet: https://moreaboutwine.com/new-blog/3lhl54xzzxtxpfy6pwyznzbpjxh4kn An $18 de Negoce cabernet sauvignon from Diamond Mountain was extraordinary — we wish we could buy a case but it was already sold...
by mattcitrang
August 27th, 2020, 2:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

I was underwhelmed by many CH wines. My favorite was shiners of Havens Black and Blue, in other words, wine that was purchased, not produced by his winemaker(s). I agree that aging helped some of the wines, but in my experience, it was similar to the way that aging helps most non grocery store wine...
by mattcitrang
August 27th, 2020, 12:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6649
Views: 392930

Re: de Negoce offer

I was underwhelmed by many CH wines. My favorite was shiners of Havens Black and Blue, in other words, wine that was purchased, not produced by his winemaker(s). I agree that aging helped some of the wines, but in my experience, it was similar to the way that aging helps most non grocery store wine...
by mattcitrang
August 27th, 2020, 12:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8069
Views: 548207

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

I’ve liked any wines from Jean Marc Bernhard . Especially his Grand Crus.

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