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by mattcitrang
January 11th, 2021, 4:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Horrible news about a Berserker - Frank Drew, RIP
Replies: 145
Views: 8936

Re: Horrible news about a Berserker - Frank Drew, RIP

Quite saddened by this news, RIP sir.
by mattcitrang
December 27th, 2020, 9:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7985
Views: 552969

Re: de Negoce offer

What are these blending components Cam speaks of?
by mattcitrang
December 22nd, 2020, 1:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7985
Views: 552969

Re: de Negoce offer

oops. I guess the 2nd site that I linked to showed up as the document itself, rather than the website link. Thanks so much - both are so helpful. My wife has also cut me off as I have 4 cases sitting in my home office. I just bought some 48 in tranche 2 and had it sent to my office. That’s a slippe...
by mattcitrang
December 22nd, 2020, 11:41 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: FEAR/ WINE
Replies: 9
Views: 735

Re: FEAR/ WINE

they'll just have to develop a vaccine.
by mattcitrang
December 16th, 2020, 2:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Weinbox Storage Crates looking for a home (Miami area)
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: Weinbox Storage Crates looking for a home (Miami area)

You might get better coverage.

Post it there also.
by mattcitrang
December 16th, 2020, 2:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8272
Views: 584963

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

Email says in case you didn’t read it.

“ Finally - All orders placed during this marathon will be combined. We will require several weeks to stage and coordinate all the shipping (begins January 4th).”
by mattcitrang
December 16th, 2020, 2:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Weinbox Storage Crates looking for a home (Miami area)
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: Weinbox Storage Crates looking for a home (Miami area)

If you’re selling these post this in commerce corner.
by mattcitrang
December 16th, 2020, 1:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8272
Views: 584963

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

My biggest concern is shipping. The coldest part of the winter is upon us.
by mattcitrang
December 16th, 2020, 4:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Smoke taint 2020...
Replies: 355
Views: 34126

Re: Smoke taint 2020...

That’s great news, glad to hear it.
by mattcitrang
December 15th, 2020, 2:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7985
Views: 552969

Re: de Negoce offer

He’s had a few Merlot on offers.
by mattcitrang
December 15th, 2020, 8:20 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Cellar Sale Pt. 2
Replies: 7
Views: 1430

Re: Cellar Sale Pt. 2

Where are you located?
by mattcitrang
December 14th, 2020, 10:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine re-shippers?
Replies: 12
Views: 779

Re: Wine re-shippers?

Is there such a thing as a wine re-shipper, or some other solution for getting shipments from wineries and retailers who won't ship to my state? I got so spoiled living in California, but here in Tennessee it's a bit of a problem. Most of the lists I'm on will ship here, but Benchmark and K&L w...
by mattcitrang
December 13th, 2020, 2:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Not a cork, not a screwtop, but...
Replies: 24
Views: 1418

Re: Not a cork, not a screwtop, but...

Definitely much easier than a screw pull.
by mattcitrang
December 13th, 2020, 1:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7985
Views: 552969

Re: de Negoce offer

No idea if he will participate - I don't think he has in the past, even with his meat company. Don't miss the chance to buy direct from the actual vineyards - these are mostly small producers, often ones you might not otherwise have access to outside of their allocation lists. Which of these wineri...
by mattcitrang
December 13th, 2020, 1:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Not a cork, not a screwtop, but...
Replies: 24
Views: 1418

Re: Not a cork, not a screwtop, but...

Isabel Monadavi Rose is bottled under glass closure. Nothing special. I do save a few as a closure for a bottle that’s been opened. My corkscrew didn’t work on these.
by mattcitrang
December 13th, 2020, 1:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Never received shipment
Replies: 51
Views: 3350

Re: Never received shipment

I have not been asked to sign for any package - including alcohol - since April. At my previous apartment, the UPS driver knew me and was very reliable and always just put the box inside the front hallway. But UPS has hired extra people who have claimed deliveries that never happened - and I've had...
by mattcitrang
December 13th, 2020, 12:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7985
Views: 552969

Re: de Negoce offer

Wonder if Cam does anything interesting for Berserker Day or just waives shipping like Black Friday. Another free shipping promo makes sense...or maybe he does that for a year end sale? If he combined a free shipping with a mix + match store that would definitely get me off the sidelines for anothe...
by mattcitrang
December 13th, 2020, 12:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Never received shipment
Replies: 51
Views: 3350

Re: Never received shipment

Paul Luckin wrote: December 13th, 2020, 11:10 am I wonder if FedEx will be refunding the $6.50 they charged the wineries for Adult Signature?
The winery would then have to refund the buyer for that charge.
by mattcitrang
December 13th, 2020, 10:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Never received shipment
Replies: 51
Views: 3350

Re: Never received shipment

I never waived anything online or written. Both UPS and FEDEX just leave my shipments on my porch. They don’t even ring the bell. One FEDEX guy takes a picture which might help as proof if there is a problem.
by mattcitrang
December 13th, 2020, 8:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4081
Views: 428263

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

My name is Tyler and I have a mystery addiction: 12/30/19-Tuscany New Year-- 2018 Castello Romitorio 1/3- 2016 Holiday Thank you Carignan- Garage co. #75 Carignan 4/10- Brunello Mystery --2014 Cantina di Montalcino 4/10- 2015 Single Vineyard Cab-- 2015 Walla Walla CV Sagemoor 4/9- 2016 Single Viney...
by mattcitrang
December 12th, 2020, 2:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Oversupply in the Grape and Bulk Wine Market - And What This May Mean . . .
Replies: 105
Views: 9722

Re: Oversupply in the Grape and Bulk Wine Market - And What This May Mean . . .

Ask Cameron Hughs. I’m sure he can answer the question.
by mattcitrang
December 12th, 2020, 1:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7985
Views: 552969

Re: de Negoce offer

The thrill is gone!!
by mattcitrang
December 12th, 2020, 9:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fave Champagne stopper?
Replies: 48
Views: 2656

Re: Fave Champagne stopper?

I use WAF CHAMPAGNE STOPPER (MADE IN ITALY) - got the as samples at a Mionetto wind dinner. Works every time. Toward the end of the 1980s, Walter Fortunato designed and built the stopper sealing system that made WAF famous around the world. The Block WAF System still represents the most ingenious in...
by mattcitrang
December 9th, 2020, 5:50 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: EAST COAST WINE -are there any good ones, does any one know or recommend any?
Replies: 19
Views: 1188

Re: EAST COAST WINE -are there any good ones, does any one know or recommend any?

East end of Long Island has several wineries worth checking out.

Use the search function. Several threads on the subject.
by mattcitrang
December 8th, 2020, 1:23 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: introduction
Replies: 2
Views: 468

Re: introduction

A link would help for the curious.

BTW as a Berserker Business you can have a link to your website in your signature.
by mattcitrang
December 6th, 2020, 10:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8272
Views: 584963

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

cjsavino wrote: December 6th, 2020, 9:01 am
Peter Shurman wrote: December 6th, 2020, 7:49 am
mattcitrang wrote: November 18th, 2020, 12:15 pm

thanks for the heads up. Always room for a few of these.
Hey Matty, did your bottles ship yet?
Pete, got mine pretty quickly after ordering, looks like order place 11/18 and delivered 11/20.
Same here. From their east coast warehouse.
by mattcitrang
December 5th, 2020, 12:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Software Update Mobile View
Replies: 12
Views: 597

Re: Software Update Mobile View

Much better, thanks
by mattcitrang
December 1st, 2020, 3:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7985
Views: 552969

Re: de Negoce offer

Mixed reds 6 or 12 bottles. No need to buy a case of 1 wine.

de Négoce Mixed Reds
6 bottles for $89.99 $15/bottle + $1.33/bottle shipping
Case of 12 for $159.99 $13.33/bottle + $1/bottle shipping

Casemates - https://casemates.com/deals/de-n-goce-m ... 1ddcb3bf10
by mattcitrang
November 30th, 2020, 3:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 760
Views: 84960

Re: Official WTSO thread

Sojourn Rodgers Creek listed now.
by mattcitrang
November 30th, 2020, 11:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grand Cru requirement for Commerce Corner? (poll)
Replies: 58
Views: 3124

Re: Grand Cru requirement for Commerce Corner? (poll)

You can pose all types of hypothetical questions.

60% in favor of GCC membership to 40% no speaks for itself.
by mattcitrang
November 30th, 2020, 8:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Small under the radar high quality Napa area wineries
Replies: 32
Views: 1845

Re: Small under the radar high quality Napa area wineries

Paoletti Vineyards - premium Bordeaux blends and Super Tuscan blends.

In Calistoga on Silverado Trail.
by mattcitrang
November 28th, 2020, 2:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grand Cru requirement for Commerce Corner? (poll)
Replies: 58
Views: 3124

Re: Grand Cru requirement for Commerce Corner? (poll)

Where else can a person sell wines without any liabilities for loss or damage?

Typical WB disclaimer.
by mattcitrang
November 27th, 2020, 8:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7985
Views: 552969

Re: de Negoce offer

I have been numbering the bottoms with a pen and have noticed some bottles smooth within the punt and others dimpled. Sometimes within the same lot Is that surprising? Given the amount of wine being bottled, probably purchasing glass from more than one producer. One skid of bottles done and on to t...
by mattcitrang
November 26th, 2020, 4:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Black Friday Sales
Replies: 134
Views: 12607

Re: Black Friday Sales

Iota has an interesting offer - (6) packs with SHIPPING INCLUDED (6) ’18 iOTA Chardonnay - $192 ($251 value) (6) ’18 iOTA Rosé - $126 ($179 value) (6) ’17 NOI PN - $150 ($203 value) (6) Mix of (3) Chard & (3) PN - $171 ($227 value) (6) Mix of (3) Chard & (3) Rosé - $159 ($215 value) (6) Mix ...
by mattcitrang
November 22nd, 2020, 12:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7985
Views: 552969

Re: de Negoce offer

Shop closed down for inventory.
by mattcitrang
November 22nd, 2020, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12655
Views: 506056

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2004 Patricia Green Cellars Yamhill County Notorious Pinot Noir
by mattcitrang
November 20th, 2020, 1:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your favorite Thomas Rivers Brown wine?
Replies: 63
Views: 4632

Re: Your favorite Thomas Rivers Brown wine?

I have to admit I have a soft spot for the B. Thieriot Vineyard Sonoma Coast Chardonnay. It’s been one of my favorites since 2008. Year after year.
by mattcitrang
November 19th, 2020, 3:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Virtual Tasting for Charity - Empty My Wallet, Help Me Support Laura's House (11/20 - 11/29)
Replies: 203
Views: 7028

Re: Virtual Tasting for Charity - Empty My Wallet, Help Me Support Laura's House (11/20 - 11/29)

John Glas wrote: November 19th, 2020, 3:28 pm How do you post a photo? You think by now I would know how to do this!
At the bottom of the post editor. Click on attachments.
Click on add file. Click on photo library.
Click on the picture you want to post. Done.
by mattcitrang
November 18th, 2020, 12:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8272
Views: 584963

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

MikeL238 wrote: November 18th, 2020, 10:35 am Testamatta Bibi Graetz Toscana 2016 at $59, pretty good deal.
thanks for the heads up. Always room for a few of these.
by mattcitrang
November 16th, 2020, 12:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grand Cru requirement for Commerce Corner? (poll)
Replies: 58
Views: 3124

Grand Cru requirement for Commerce Corner? (poll)

Should Commerce Corner posts for sale items require Crand Cru Cru membership? I’m sure this will get a few responses. Please state your reasons. During my time here I noticed that there are members that post Hundreds of even Thousands of dollars worth of wine in the Commerce Corner forum. IMO it wou...
by mattcitrang
November 14th, 2020, 4:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Preferred daily use corkscrew?
Replies: 83
Views: 2998

Re: Preferred daily use corkscrew?

I grab my Coutale for anything under 10 years old. Matt, I have certainly seen the pneumatic ones. Any brand that you have found particularly good? My DIL gave me this as a stocking stuffer on Christmas. No visible brand markings. It was probably less than $10. It works great. Some Italian bottles ...
by mattcitrang
November 14th, 2020, 3:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Preferred daily use corkscrew?
Replies: 83
Views: 2998

Re: Preferred daily use corkscrew?

I’ve been using a “Pneumatic Wine Bottle Opener - Air Pump Needle No Cork Screw for the past 2 years. So much easier than a cork screw. On tougher bottles I use a conventional cork screw. I grab my Coutale for anything under 10 years old. Matt, I have certainly seen the pneumatic ones. Any brand th...
by mattcitrang
November 14th, 2020, 2:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Preferred daily use corkscrew?
Replies: 83
Views: 2998

Re: Preferred daily use corkscrew?

I’ve been using a “Pneumatic Wine Bottle Opener - Air Pump Needle No Cork Screw for the past 2 years. So much easier than a cork screw. On tougher bottles I use a conventional cork screw.
by mattcitrang
November 13th, 2020, 12:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4081
Views: 428263

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

His current offer is definitely more interesting than anything DeNegoce put up.
by mattcitrang
November 13th, 2020, 8:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Save the Date Winter 2020 Release
Replies: 164
Views: 12359

Re: Bedrock Save the Date Winter 2020 Release

FMansfield wrote: November 13th, 2020, 7:27 am I cannot wait to be able to order. Hoping something is left!
California Syrah wil be your foot in the door. Along with others, I’m sure.
by mattcitrang
November 11th, 2020, 5:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Walgreens Fedex
Replies: 57
Views: 2836

Re: Walgreens Fedex

I was using Walgreens all the time for my wine shipments until the pandemic lockdown. FedEx now drops shipment on my front porch and takes a picture of the delivery. No contact, no signature and they don’t ring the bell. Within minutes I get an email from FEDEX confirming delivery.
by mattcitrang
November 10th, 2020, 1:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Save the Date Winter 2020 Release
Replies: 164
Views: 12359

Re: Bedrock Save the Date Winter 2020 Release

Ordered just 6 bottles. Running out of room. $35 shipping for 6 is a bit tough. Offer is geared to order mucho bottles.

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