Search found 407 matches

by Carlton McCrindle
October 15th, 2020, 10:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Trader Joes Overrated?
Replies: 82
Views: 3651

Re: Trader Joes Overrated?

We don’t have a TJ in our area but picked up some 2012 GSM (Sonoma) on a trip to Santa Barbara in ‘14 which I thought was decent, especially for $9@.
by Carlton McCrindle
October 15th, 2020, 7:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Did anyone else get a shipment notification from Bedrock?
Replies: 104
Views: 4789

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

Shipped (CA)Monday, 10/5; arrived(IA) Monday 10/12. Bottles were warm (weekend in the truck?) but no apparent bottle issues.
Better styro this shipment (or much more careful handling). [highfive.gif] Prior 3 shipments seemed to have featured self disintegrating styro.
by Carlton McCrindle
October 5th, 2020, 12:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bucklin Fall Release
Replies: 32
Views: 1714

Re: Bucklin Fall Release

Order in.
by Carlton McCrindle
September 29th, 2020, 9:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6435
Views: 374691

Re: de Negoce offer

Both Copain and Anthill Farms seem to fit the bill. I'd lean more towards Anthil given that they've always been producing cool climate wines vs.. Copain's current style that is relatively new in its history. Anthill was my #2, but I didn't think the price points lined up. I think that goes to both....
by Carlton McCrindle
September 5th, 2020, 11:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Really tasty red from Serbia
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Re: TN: Really tasty red from Serbia

Where did you purchase it?
I brought back a CF that I need to attend to.
by Carlton McCrindle
August 26th, 2020, 8:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Realm save the date (Sept 1st)
Replies: 198
Views: 17449

Re: 2018 Realm save the date (Sept 1st)

I am surprised that a Realm wine can be picked up at a grocery store. Must be very upscale.
by Carlton McCrindle
August 11th, 2020, 12:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sandlands 2020 — Anyone know when?
Replies: 226
Views: 15598

Re: Sandlands 2020 — Anyone know when?

Thanks all!
by Carlton McCrindle
August 11th, 2020, 12:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sandlands 2020 — Anyone know when?
Replies: 226
Views: 15598

Re: Sandlands 2020 — Anyone know when?

Was the 2018 CC Red Table Wine also offered in the earlier release?
by Carlton McCrindle
August 9th, 2020, 4:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pelerin Wines Soledad, CA
Replies: 1
Views: 227

Pelerin Wines Soledad, CA

I learned today that they haven't been producing wine for a few years now. Does anyone know the circumstances? Thanks.
by Carlton McCrindle
July 31st, 2020, 11:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Riverain Reserve 2017 email
Replies: 16
Views: 1084

Re: Riverain Reserve 2017 email

Hmmm. Wasn't offered this one.
by Carlton McCrindle
July 21st, 2020, 11:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cameron Hughes - Guess the source winery
Replies: 13
Views: 2643

Re: Cameron Hughes - Guess the source winery

Lot 735, 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon from Santa Barbara County. $13.60 plus free shipping on a case.
by Carlton McCrindle
July 18th, 2020, 10:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3904
Views: 399829

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

Does anyone know the Cab Franc Mystery wine from January?
by Carlton McCrindle
July 18th, 2020, 10:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's wrong with Saxum?
Replies: 68
Views: 6342

Re: What's wrong with Saxum?

I have not tasted a Saxum wine and although I am on the waiting list, this presents an opportunity to try them now. Considering this release, are there some standard wines available that would provide a sense of their winemaking?
by Carlton McCrindle
July 10th, 2020, 9:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1722
Views: 170830

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

WineAccess has Ridge Lytton Springs for $40. 5 bottles with the referral discount and AMEX promo would get you to ~$21-22/bottle dependent on state which seems pretty good. My link if you would like to use :) http://share.wineaccess.com/v/ryan_37 Thanks, Ryan. Question- the Amex offers we receive n...
by Carlton McCrindle
July 3rd, 2020, 6:53 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Would you please pass the jelly?
Replies: 10
Views: 1295

Re: Would you please pass the jelly?

Joe W i n o g r a d wrote:
June 12th, 2020, 9:07 am
Christine Ferber is the queen of French jam.

It’s pretty darn expensive in the US but easy to find and very reasonable in FR.

Bonne Maman looks like it might be a knockoff - same packaging.
Any idea of the shelf life of these jams?
by Carlton McCrindle
June 23rd, 2020, 9:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine insurance for wines stored at offsite storage
Replies: 43
Views: 1529

Re: Wine insurance for wines stored at offsite storage

I have used State Farm and Chubb and supplied them both with inventories yearly. I have most of my wine in off site storage and insure all of it. Are you using them simultaneously or simply one at each location? I use SF on the residence but am looking around. They have not been helpful with regard...
by Carlton McCrindle
June 21st, 2020, 1:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wood Wine Racks
Replies: 11
Views: 627

Re: Wood Wine Racks

Agree with Michael. Good product and great people to work with.
There are some prior discussion threads here for your information.
by Carlton McCrindle
June 21st, 2020, 9:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Virginia wineries worth visiting?
Replies: 40
Views: 1860

Re: Virginia wineries worth visiting?

A "second" on the nomination of Gabriele Rausse. We had an exceptional wine/small plate tasting experience there last spring. We hope to return.
by Carlton McCrindle
June 18th, 2020, 4:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Used Eurocave
Replies: 25
Views: 3566

Re: Used Eurocave

James, do you recall what you paid for the unit?
Thanks for detailing your related expenses.
by Carlton McCrindle
June 17th, 2020, 8:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Used Eurocave
Replies: 25
Views: 3566

Re: Used Eurocave

Sister’s neighbor is selling an older looking EuroCave Comfort. A photo sent to me(250 miles away) shows the following info: Cave A Vin Wine Cellar V-264W. Below that is the number 91223. Exterior is steel grey. It is located in a basement and I would need to have it moved out. I recall that these a...
by Carlton McCrindle
June 3rd, 2020, 8:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6435
Views: 374691

Re: de Negoce offer

Sold out before I received the email. Congrats to Cam!
by Carlton McCrindle
May 31st, 2020, 9:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Most beautiful wine labels?
Replies: 142
Views: 7295

Re: Most beautiful wine labels?

Chateau Ste. Michelle offers Artist Series wines (Bordeaux blends) each year I believe, featuring the work of well know artisans on their labels. One that caught our eye was the 2012 Meritage using a work by glass artist Dale Chihuly. I am away from home at the moment but will attempt to provide a ...
by Carlton McCrindle
May 29th, 2020, 10:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Most beautiful wine labels?
Replies: 142
Views: 7295

Re: Most beautiful wine labels?

Chateau Ste. Michelle offers Artist Series wines (Bordeaux blends) each year I believe, featuring the work of well know artisans on their labels. One that caught our eye was the 2012 Meritage using a work by glass artist Dale Chihuly. I am away from home at the moment but will attempt to provide a l...
by Carlton McCrindle
May 27th, 2020, 1:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Liquid Farm Sauvignon Blanc Dandi (USA, California, Central Coast)
Replies: 5
Views: 469

Re: TN: 2018 Liquid Farm Sauvignon Blanc Dandi (USA, California, Central Coast)

Sorry about creating a duplicate topic. I wanted to place my tasting note here.
by Carlton McCrindle
May 27th, 2020, 1:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Liquid Farm Sauvignon Blanc Dandi (USA, California, Central Coast)
Replies: 5
Views: 469

TN: 2018 Liquid Farm Sauvignon Blanc Dandi (USA, California, Central Coast)

2018 Liquid Farm Sauvignon Blanc Dandi - USA, California, Central Coast (4/15/2020) Delicious SB, paired nicely with baked flounder with herbed panko. As it warmed in the glass, the finish opened up nicely. This is going to be a great summer wine. https://cdn.ct-static.com/labels/d445b8a5-deda-4460...
by Carlton McCrindle
May 15th, 2020, 7:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 6435
Views: 374691

Re: de Negoce offer

Email today says they'll charge for storage if shipping conditions aren't ideal. That is interesting. I haven't seen how much storage will cost. Well, that solves that. Just tried to buy the latest Cab Franc offering and they won't ship to my state. Oh well. 15.5%abv is a deal killer for me. If tha...
by Carlton McCrindle
May 15th, 2020, 6:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What are the "great" roses you've had?
Replies: 157
Views: 7349

Re: What are the "great" roses you've had?

Dave McIsaac wrote:
May 15th, 2020, 3:56 pm
Tempier is great, and I have to put the Virage 2016 Rose into the mix. Cabernet Franc, and I love it so much I bought 3 cases of 750s, and another of the 375 this past BD.
I second that emotion!
by Carlton McCrindle
May 15th, 2020, 9:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: You're Copain...You Probably Think This Song is About You...
Replies: 25
Views: 1470

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

Thanks for the update, Ryan. I look forward to tasting and enjoying your workmanship in the future.
by Carlton McCrindle
May 14th, 2020, 12:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Great Deals at Binnys (for the midwesterners on here)
Replies: 22
Views: 1276

Re: Great Deals at Binnys (for the midwesterners on here)

Is there a Binny's location which is larger or has heavier traffic/sales where one is more apt to find this kind of offers?
by Carlton McCrindle
April 14th, 2020, 12:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Storing paper wrapped bottles
Replies: 32
Views: 1944

Re: Storing paper wrapped bottles

The papers do get funky in a high humidy setting.
by Carlton McCrindle
April 10th, 2020, 12:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Zinfandel is outstanding
Replies: 102
Views: 9808

Re: 2018 Zinfandel is outstanding

Thanks, Tom.
by Carlton McCrindle
April 9th, 2020, 6:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Zinfandel is outstanding
Replies: 102
Views: 9808

Re: 2018 Zinfandel is outstanding

Has anyone tasted the Kreck Wines Zins?
by Carlton McCrindle
March 28th, 2020, 7:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: KUTCH Virtual Tasting with Jamie Kutch, This Friday @ 5PM PT/ 8PM ET
Replies: 107
Views: 3164

Re: KUTCH Virtual Tasting with Jamie Kutch, This Friday @ 5PM PT/ 8PM ET

I would liked to have joined in but my dance card is full 'till at least 04/15. How many folks were able to particiate yesterday?
by Carlton McCrindle
March 27th, 2020, 5:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Coldest Syrah Vnyd in Calif??
Replies: 36
Views: 1964

Re: Coldest Syrah Vnyd in Calif??

Halcon Vineyards (Alturas)?
by Carlton McCrindle
March 26th, 2020, 5:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2019 Tercero Cinsault Rosé (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara County)
Replies: 21
Views: 1048

Re: TN: 2019 Tercero Cinsault Rosé (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara County)

Thanks for the 2019 Tercero Rose reports. I am glad that I doubled my BD order when given the chance last week.
by Carlton McCrindle
March 18th, 2020, 12:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Ridge Demostene Zinfandel - An incredible AFWE wine from Ridge!
Replies: 42
Views: 3366

Re: TN: 2016 Ridge Demostene Zinfandel - An incredible AFWE wine from Ridge!

D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
March 18th, 2020, 9:42 am
Ridge just launched a free shipping offer, so I grabbed a couple of these - looking forward to them. Thanks for the tip! [cheers.gif]
Was the offer via email or on the website?
by Carlton McCrindle
March 14th, 2020, 2:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Some Pomerol picks from 2016 in bottle
Replies: 26
Views: 2138

Re: Some Pomerol picks from 2016 in bottle

Thanks again Panos and Claus!
by Carlton McCrindle
February 22nd, 2020, 6:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Myriad 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 2303

Re: Myriad 2018

March 17th
by Carlton McCrindle
February 18th, 2020, 1:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Realm Spring 2020 Release
Replies: 42
Views: 4702

Re: Realm Spring 2020 Release

Brian Thorne wrote:
February 17th, 2020, 6:26 pm
MICHAEL C R O M W E L L wrote:
February 17th, 2020, 3:22 pm
Did anyone get wishlist granted? I got my no soup for you email today.
No soup for me either.
Ich auch.
by Carlton McCrindle
February 11th, 2020, 10:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kutch Spring Release and some brief tasting notes
Replies: 19
Views: 1546

Re: Kutch Spring Release and some brief tasting notes

Thanks for the notes, guys. Are the allocations of these fixed for some period of time?
by Carlton McCrindle
January 29th, 2020, 1:10 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: VIRAGE NAPA VALLEY *Right Bank* CabFranc-Merlot Blends @25-50% discounts! +MAGNUMS & half bottles
Replies: 76
Views: 3813

Re: Re: VIRAGE NAPA VALLEY *Right Bank* Beautifully Aged @20-50% discounts!

Greetings, Emily: IF this 6 pak is available, i am in: 6PAK ALL REDS @30% off = $249 (1) 2007 Virage (the bomb, tastes like $150) + (1) each VIRAGE 2010, 2011, 2012 (2) BOURRIQUOT 2012, the juicy delish 2nd label blend. please confirm and I wlil order. Thanks! Carlton Yep! Just popped one in my car...
by Carlton McCrindle
January 27th, 2020, 2:01 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 16022

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Hi Chris:I just place an order. Could you look it over to make sure I did it correctly? Thanks!
by Carlton McCrindle
January 27th, 2020, 1:37 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Halcon Estate Rhone Pack - EXTENDED THRU FRI 1/31
Replies: 42
Views: 2236

Re: Halcon Estate Rhone Pack and some Pinot Noir

Greetings Paul and Jackie: In for a mixed Rhone pack. If you need any additional info, please advise. Thanks and best wishes for a great year.
by Carlton McCrindle
January 27th, 2020, 1:26 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: VIRAGE NAPA VALLEY *Right Bank* CabFranc-Merlot Blends @25-50% discounts! +MAGNUMS & half bottles
Replies: 76
Views: 3813

Re: Re: VIRAGE NAPA VALLEY *Right Bank* Beautifully Aged @20-50% discounts!

Greetings, Emily: IF this 6 pak is available, i am in:
6PAK ALL REDS @30% off = $249
(1) 2007 Virage (the bomb, tastes like $150) + (1) each VIRAGE 2010, 2011, 2012
(2) BOURRIQUOT 2012, the juicy delish 2nd label blend.
please confirm and I wlil order. Thanks! Carlton
by Carlton McCrindle
January 22nd, 2020, 8:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 240
Views: 22727

Re: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)

When will we find out what repeat offerors will be participating this year?
by Carlton McCrindle
January 14th, 2020, 2:36 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: January Aubert Release
Replies: 0
Views: 263

January Aubert Release

Excess Chardonnay allocations available at cost. If interested. Private email me.
by Carlton McCrindle
December 25th, 2019, 3:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 702
Views: 76137

Re: Official WTSO thread

The 2013 Elia Palazzesi Collelceto Brunello coming up next for $30@

Go to advanced search