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by mattcitrang
April 20th, 2019, 4:04 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Hosting a Hi Fi Club meeting, what to cook?
Replies: 16
Views: 342

Re: Hosting a Hi Fi Club meeting, what to cook?

No sense having stereo if it’s not Hi-Fi.
by mattcitrang
April 15th, 2019, 10:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fedex Home Delivery
Replies: 42
Views: 1446

Re: Fedex Home Delivery

I like the option to have FedEx deliver to Walgreens and hold it there in the air-conditioned store: https://www.winebusiness.com/news/?go=getArticle&dataid=193211 That does work, but recently in two different shipments, the wine was dropped off, but still showed it in transit. I went to the Walgre...
by mattcitrang
April 12th, 2019, 7:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fedex Home Delivery
Replies: 42
Views: 1446

Re: Fedex Home Delivery

And I just rerouted an en-route FedEx Home package to a FedEx Office store in less than 1 minute . And I’ve had the same, unchanging FedEx notice all week that a package is due for delivery by the end of day on 4/11, which is today, but I can’t manage the delivery because the package apparently has...
by mattcitrang
April 11th, 2019, 5:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fedex Home Delivery
Replies: 42
Views: 1446

Re: Fedex Home Delivery

Since I started redirecting to one of my local Walgreens many of these issues have disappeared.
by mattcitrang
April 10th, 2019, 5:47 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: PAETRA Willamette Valley MONDAY (Bottling day) ROLL ON!
Replies: 128
Views: 3270

Re: PAETRA Willamette Valley MONDAY (Bottling day) ROLL ON!

My east coast order went out yesterday (4/9)

No email from UPS, Bill was kind enough to forward me the tracking info.
by mattcitrang
April 9th, 2019, 1:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Masters Champions Dinner - Patrick Reed's Picks
Replies: 38
Views: 2083

Re: Masters Champions Dinner - Patrick Reed's Picks

Every time I see a post like this it reminds me of Fuzzy Zoeller.
by mattcitrang
April 9th, 2019, 11:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Myriad Release today
Replies: 43
Views: 3086

Re: Myriad Release today

Great opportunity for great wine.
by mattcitrang
March 28th, 2019, 10:50 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Florence recommendations
Replies: 21
Views: 657

Re: Florence recommendations

by mattcitrang
March 27th, 2019, 3:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: More reasons to hate FedEx
Replies: 53
Views: 1957

Re: More reasons to hate FedEx

I never knew about Walgreens, but that's not owned by FedEx obviously, so I wouldn't expect them to hold wine. In some states they're allowed to sell it - maybe that's why some will hold it, but I can't imagine they'd be happy to store large packages for people. My local Walgreen's is happy to rece...
by mattcitrang
March 27th, 2019, 3:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Wine Cellarage
Replies: 16
Views: 841

Re: The Wine Cellarage

No problems on several purchases.
by mattcitrang
March 27th, 2019, 2:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 431
Views: 41771

Re: Official WTSO thread

WTSO has evolved over the years.

Luca Maroni leaves Suckling in the dust when it comes to high scores.
by mattcitrang
March 27th, 2019, 10:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 431
Views: 41771

Re: Official WTSO thread

Are you referring to Jonathan H. Newman?
by mattcitrang
March 27th, 2019, 10:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Arnot-Roberts Spring Release
Replies: 25
Views: 1023

Re: Arnot-Roberts Spring Release

Can someone tell me the price of the 2018 Rose' was offered at.

I'm curious how that compares to Flatiron's $23.99 offer.
by mattcitrang
March 26th, 2019, 4:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 431
Views: 41771

Re: Official WTSO thread

Just picked up a case of the 2014 Boedecker "Stewart" Pinot Noir for $18.99. I'm not sure if it's an outstanding deal, but it seemed pretty good. I opened a 2012 Boedecker "Stewart" last week. It is a better than average WV Pinot, a little to heavy on the oak to let the fruit shine. I prefer the "A...
by mattcitrang
March 23rd, 2019, 11:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 6890
Views: 390022

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

Good price, nice wine. Bought 4 when they were offered on First Bottle end of December. Drank 2 already. In for 4 more.
by mattcitrang
March 23rd, 2019, 5:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your favorite stemless wine glasses?
Replies: 24
Views: 798

Re: Your favorite stemless wine glasses?

Marquis by Waterford

Picked them up at a close out sale.

The bowl is same size and shape as my stems. Thin, light and durable.
by mattcitrang
March 21st, 2019, 10:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT - Access Denied, you make me cry
Replies: 66
Views: 2887

Re: CT - Access Denied, you make me cry

Some years back I requested from CT a list of users that looked at my CT holdings. In 1 months time they listed some 40 CT users half of them unknown to me. At that point I shut down access.
by mattcitrang
March 20th, 2019, 7:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 10726
Views: 476639

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Kutch 2018 Rose’
by mattcitrang
March 19th, 2019, 10:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 6890
Views: 390022

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

Lang & Reed 2014 CabFranc up now.

If you like Cali Cab Franc then this is worth a try.
by mattcitrang
March 17th, 2019, 12:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA - Kendrick 2016 Petaluma Gap PN - Casemates $199/case
Replies: 9
Views: 738

Re: PSA - Kendrick 2016 Petaluma Gap PN - Casemates $199/case

Yes, I was drawn in by that also.
by mattcitrang
March 17th, 2019, 5:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA - Kendrick 2016 Petaluma Gap PN - Casemates $199/case
Replies: 9
Views: 738

PSA - Kendrick 2016 Petaluma Gap PN - Casemates $199/case

PSA - Kendrick 2016 Petaluma Gap PN - Casemates $199/case

A Berserker Day participant - $1/bottle shipping

Also 3 bottles for $59.95 with $10 shipping
by mattcitrang
March 16th, 2019, 3:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 6890
Views: 390022

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

Let me know how it is, it’s gone now.
by mattcitrang
March 15th, 2019, 1:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What wine did you not buy today?
Replies: 70
Views: 2981

Re: What wine did you not buy today?

Thomas Hsi Cabernet Sauvignon Mt. Veeder 2013 Napa, Ca.
by mattcitrang
March 15th, 2019, 11:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Re - 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Chardonnay Offer
Replies: 48
Views: 3308

Re: Re - 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Chardonnay Offer

Just checked my tracking info. Traveling I40 through Amarillo.
by mattcitrang
March 13th, 2019, 2:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Re - 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Chardonnay Offer
Replies: 48
Views: 3308

Re: Re - 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Chardonnay Offer

My order has shipped (3/11). Due Monday. Rough weather in central USA.
by mattcitrang
March 13th, 2019, 6:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Psa: bedrock 17 ovz $20
Replies: 10
Views: 1336

Re: Psa: bedrock 17 ovz $20

byuen wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 5:47 am
Picked up a few of these as well, left them in my cart for a few hours and received an email with promo code MARBC2 for free shipping.
Ah, you're catching on. They do that most of the time.
by mattcitrang
March 6th, 2019, 11:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA Patricia Green and Jim at it again !!
Replies: 5
Views: 1011

Re: PSA Patricia Green and Jim at it again !!

you must have just made it. I tried within 5 minutes of your post and they were gone. Maybe you can bring one to Di Fara's next year.

Oh well wait for the next great deal.
by mattcitrang
March 6th, 2019, 5:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: laissez les bon temps rouler. What is everyone drinking for Marid Gras
Replies: 15
Views: 366

Re: laissez les bon temps rouler. What is everyone drinking for Marid Gras

At Di Fara’s Pizza tonight. 2013 Ultramarine Sparkling Blanc de Blancs, California, USA (Jonathan) NV Camille Saves Cuvee Le Mont des Tours Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru, Champagne, France (Ramon) NV Bereche et Fils Brut Reserve, Champagne, France (Michael) NV Lallier R.012 Brut, Champagne, France (Bre...
by mattcitrang
March 5th, 2019, 6:55 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Berserkerfest 10.1 - 7th Annual Di Fara's offline - Fat Tuesday March 5, 2019 - post wines please
Replies: 86
Views: 2824

Re: Berserkerfest 10.1 - 7th Annual Di Fara's offline - Fat Tuesday March 5, 2019 - post wines please

Dan thanks for organizing. This was the best one yet. Definitely no shortage of pizza and jeez so much vino. Great to see everyone again.
by mattcitrang
March 5th, 2019, 12:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: laissez les bon temps rouler. What is everyone drinking for Marid Gras
Replies: 15
Views: 366

Re: laissez les bon temps rouler. What is everyone drinking for Marid Gras

At Di Fara’s Pizza tonight. 2013 Ultramarine Sparkling Blanc de Blancs, California, USA (Jonathan) NV Camille Saves Cuvee Le Mont des Tours Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru, Champagne, France (Ramon) NV Bereche et Fils Brut Reserve, Champagne, France (Michael) NV Lallier R.012 Brut, Champagne, France (Bren...
by mattcitrang
March 4th, 2019, 6:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite US Chenin Blanc?
Replies: 48
Views: 1827

Re: Favorite US Chenin Blanc?

I have to go with Sandlands also.
by mattcitrang
March 3rd, 2019, 3:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 273
Views: 9344

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)

Why do I get inundated with adds when browsing the Epicurean Exploits forum?
by mattcitrang
March 3rd, 2019, 2:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What are you Buying - Germany 2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2579

Re: What are you Buying - Germany 2017

Mosel fine wines released their Part III of their vintage report. They seem to be very high on Johannes Selbach's 2017s, particularly his lieu-dit bottlings, so I'll certainly be on the lookout for those. A little lower on Prum than I had expected, but I'll always keep the faith until Prum lets me ...
by mattcitrang
March 2nd, 2019, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Arnot-Roberts Spring Release
Replies: 25
Views: 1023

Re: Arnot-Roberts Spring Release

I find $40 shipping on a 6 pack hard to swallow.
by mattcitrang
March 1st, 2019, 2:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Once & Future March 2019 Release
Replies: 19
Views: 1316

Re: Once & Future March 2019 Release

O&F needs to make their offer in January when customers have more funds available.
by mattcitrang
February 28th, 2019, 12:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 6890
Views: 390022

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

Snagged 3 before it sold out.
by mattcitrang
February 28th, 2019, 8:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Question re Collecting Old World Wine
Replies: 8
Views: 520

Re: Question re Collecting Old World Wine

Chambers Street Wines & Flatiron Wines are 2 retailers to look into. Both sell on the internet.
by mattcitrang
February 27th, 2019, 2:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: DIY condo closet cellar build: pics + questions
Replies: 115
Views: 7600

Re: DIY condo closet cellar build: pics + questions

Excellent. Great job! That looks fantastic.
by mattcitrang
February 27th, 2019, 11:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Blog
Replies: 9
Views: 448

Re: Wine Blog

start with the wines you like most.
by mattcitrang
February 27th, 2019, 10:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Spring is Here! And so are the Once & Future 2017's!
Replies: 1
Views: 270

Re: Spring is Here! And so are the Once & Future 2017's!

guess I used the wrong title. mods please merge with duplicate.
by mattcitrang
February 26th, 2019, 3:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Spring is Here! And so are the Once & Future 2017's!
Replies: 1
Views: 270

Spring is Here! And so are the Once & Future 2017's!

Spring is Here! And so are the Once & Future 2017's! Another portfolio of wines I like. It is time for the Spring Release of the Once & Future 2017 food loving wines to solve that water problem. 1(Just had to figure out a way to use that W.C. Fields quote, which I love.) This note is to announce our...
by mattcitrang
February 26th, 2019, 8:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date
Replies: 138
Views: 9437

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date

got my wishes to fill out a case. Thanks Morgan & Chris
by mattcitrang
February 25th, 2019, 12:42 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Berserkerfest 10.1 - 7th Annual Di Fara's offline - Fat Tuesday March 5, 2019 - post wines please
Replies: 86
Views: 2824

Re: 7th Annual Di Fara's offline - Fat Tuesday March 5, 2019 - post wines please

Ted Erfer wrote:
February 25th, 2019, 12:27 pm
Bringing:

2006 Kosta Brown Koplen
2006 Cascina Adelaide Barolo Preda

Do we really only have 3 whites? I might bring one if that is all we have. I am doing Amtrak and want to keep it "light."
I can bring a white if that helps.
by mattcitrang
February 25th, 2019, 8:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date
Replies: 138
Views: 9437

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date

Usually around noon pacific, but check earlier to be safe.
by mattcitrang
February 24th, 2019, 10:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 6890
Views: 390022

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

Anybody tried this offer up now

Cuttings Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2016?
by mattcitrang
February 20th, 2019, 11:02 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Berserkerfest 10.1 - 7th Annual Di Fara's offline - Fat Tuesday March 5, 2019 - post wines please
Replies: 86
Views: 2824

Re: 7th Annual Di Fara's offline - Fat Tuesday March 5, 2019 - post wines please

Thanks. First time I’m seeing this.

Quite a few people I recognize.
by mattcitrang
February 20th, 2019, 5:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date
Replies: 138
Views: 9437

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date

Patience grasshopper.

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