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by Scott Brunson
January 27th, 2022, 3:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Monopole .vs Grand Cru Differences on BDay
Replies: 37
Views: 1276

Re: Monopole .vs Grand Cru Differences on BDay

Zachary Mancini wrote: January 26th, 2022, 10:16 pm
Peter Shurman wrote: January 26th, 2022, 10:15 pm
Zachary Mancini wrote: January 26th, 2022, 9:34 pm What MC offers were there?
Guess it's a big secret.
Apparently lol
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pepsi [wink.gif]
by Scott Brunson
January 26th, 2022, 1:47 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 13 (TODAY! OFFERS POSTING IN HERE) - 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ANCIENT WINE GUYS | UNIQUE HISTORY+ARCHAEOLOGY+MYTHOLOGY+WINE 3-PACKS & WINE CLUB / DISCOUNTED SHIPPING! / FIRST BD!
Replies: 41
Views: 994

Re: ANCIENT WINE GUYS | UNIQUE HISTORY+ARCHAEOLOGY+MYTHOLOGY+WINE 3-PACKS & WINE CLUB / DISCOUNTED SHIPPING! / FIRST BD!

marc shivers wrote: January 26th, 2022, 1:08 pm
Ryan W1hera wrote: January 26th, 2022, 12:30 pm ... They really pair well together! Reading and drinking...who knew? [dance-clap.gif]
Reading and drinking: my two favorite things!
They also include food pairings and some recipes.
by Scott Brunson
January 26th, 2022, 11:37 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 13 (TODAY! OFFERS POSTING IN HERE) - 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: ANCIENT WINE GUYS | UNIQUE HISTORY+ARCHAEOLOGY+MYTHOLOGY+WINE 3-PACKS & WINE CLUB / DISCOUNTED SHIPPING! / FIRST BD!
Replies: 41
Views: 994

Re: ANCIENT WINE GUYS | UNIQUE HISTORY+ARCHAEOLOGY+MYTHOLOGY+WINE 3-PACKS & WINE CLUB / DISCOUNTED SHIPPING! / FIRST BD!

Michael O Brien wrote: January 26th, 2022, 10:46 am I sure hope CT has these wines in the database. I wouldn't want to have to create them. I can't even pronounce most of them.
You’re welcome [wink.gif]
by Scott Brunson
January 25th, 2022, 3:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Drinkward Peschon Cabernet Sauvignon Entre Deux Mères
Replies: 11
Views: 882

Re: TN: 2012 Drinkward Peschon Cabernet Sauvignon Entre Deux Mères

Bummer
I have a ton of 17s and 18s but would like to replenish some of older ones.
by Scott Brunson
January 25th, 2022, 3:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Drinkward Peschon Cabernet Sauvignon Entre Deux Mères
Replies: 11
Views: 882

Re: TN: 2012 Drinkward Peschon Cabernet Sauvignon Entre Deux Mères

Today’s email promises a library release since there are no ‘19s or ‘20s. flirtysmile
by Scott Brunson
January 24th, 2022, 4:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 scarecrow release protocol
Replies: 52
Views: 2811

Re: 2019 scarecrow release protocol

Feb 24 for me too. Last years allocation was bumped to 6 bottles for me. I wonder if they’ll go back down to 3. My wallet certainly wouldn’t mind! Do we have any scores or reviews for this years release? I saw WA 100 pts above but I don’t know if that’s speculation or the true score. AG 99 I think
by Scott Brunson
January 24th, 2022, 3:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 scarecrow release protocol
Replies: 52
Views: 2811

Re: 2019 scarecrow release protocol

JMFrawley wrote: January 24th, 2022, 2:47 pm I just received an email for the March 10th release date. This will be my first year off the waitlist. How does Scarecrow handle its release? Should i expect any bottles to remain by March 10th? Thanks in advance!
My first couple of years I actually ordered at midnight. [cheers.gif]
by Scott Brunson
January 24th, 2022, 2:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 scarecrow release protocol
Replies: 52
Views: 2811

Re: 2019 scarecrow release protocol

Dwizzo wrote: January 24th, 2022, 2:32 pm Got my email today for the March 3rd wave. Curious which wave this is, and curious what the price will be this year. (Was $450 last year). I'm gonna say $500.
Mine is Feb 24.
5 is a good guess.
by Scott Brunson
January 23rd, 2022, 4:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Impression: 2005 La Vieille Cure
Replies: 12
Views: 564

Re: Impression: 2005 La Vieille Cure

I’ve always thought it was a great QPR.
by Scott Brunson
January 23rd, 2022, 9:33 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 13 (TODAY! OFFERS POSTING IN HERE) - 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 13 Master Thread/FAQ
Replies: 215
Views: 19695

Re: BerserkerDay 13 Master Thread/FAQ

Feelin' the BerserkerDay vibe already!!!! I always wait to the last minute, but with all the prodding this year, I'm gonna bask in extensive over-extracted over-thinking and over-analysis and over-editing of my offer all weekend and likely three more days until the madness begins. Nothing like WB f...
by Scott Brunson
January 23rd, 2022, 5:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA Ruston Family Wines sale 25% off
Replies: 5
Views: 367

Re: PSA Ruston Family Wines sale 25% off

I used to buy a lot of them. I received the email but will probably pass (Sandlands and BD).
by Scott Brunson
January 22nd, 2022, 5:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wines you would buy regularly if the prices came down 25%
Replies: 69
Views: 4250

Re: Wines you would buy regularly if the prices came down 25%

I have mostly not kept track of their prices so I'm not sure if any of these are still within 25%, but these are wines I used to buy and stopped buying when they went over $100 that I would gladly buy again if they were still double digits - Chave Hermitage Back vintages of Gentaz (yes, it was so) ...
by Scott Brunson
January 22nd, 2022, 12:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!
Replies: 174
Views: 5711

Re: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!

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by Scott Brunson
January 22nd, 2022, 10:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!
Replies: 174
Views: 5711

Re: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!

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by Scott Brunson
January 21st, 2022, 7:06 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Ooni Discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 11395

Re: Ooni Discussion

1. He found it difficult to get the pizza to release from the peel (He used a wooden one to put it in, then the Ooni metal peel to turn it). Does he just need to dust the peel with more flour, or is there something else to know? a simple hack is to use foil to throw the pie in the oven (pie on foil...
by Scott Brunson
January 21st, 2022, 12:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Getting the most out of WineSearcher
Replies: 30
Views: 1233

Re: Getting the most out of WineSearcher

Absolutely worth it for pro
by Scott Brunson
January 21st, 2022, 11:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!
Replies: 174
Views: 5711

Re: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!

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by Scott Brunson
January 21st, 2022, 10:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!
Replies: 174
Views: 5711

Re: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!

Lol
by Scott Brunson
January 21st, 2022, 10:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!
Replies: 174
Views: 5711

Re: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!

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by Scott Brunson
January 21st, 2022, 9:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!
Replies: 174
Views: 5711

Re: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!

Aside from Berserker Day! [berserker.gif] I think it was someone else's idea! Linda Baehr or Carrie Bowman, I think, came up with the idea back in 2010, but I can't find it. I find my 'steering committee' posts for the first-ever BerserkerDay. Need to dig through those early threads and find out. 7...
by Scott Brunson
January 21st, 2022, 7:38 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 13 (TODAY! OFFERS POSTING IN HERE) - 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 13 Master Thread/FAQ
Replies: 215
Views: 19695

Re: BerserkerDay 13 Master Thread/FAQ

Nate Simon wrote: January 21st, 2022, 6:20 am
Zach H. wrote: January 20th, 2022, 3:27 pm Patty Green??? Drank my case of the muscat ottonel over the course of about 3 weekends on the golf course! God, I would order 5 cases of that stuff this year!
100% agree. That juice went down way, way too easy.
[sarcasmfont]thanks[/sarcasmfont]
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by Scott Brunson
January 20th, 2022, 6:15 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Key West—anniversary in late June
Replies: 22
Views: 2142

Re: Key West—anniversary in late June

Todd Hamina wrote: January 20th, 2022, 6:06 pm
Scott Brunson wrote: January 20th, 2022, 3:02 pm btw
This thread was for LAST summer.
[snort.gif]
(But we go every year—easy drive from PBC)
My wife and kids tell me to check the threads for eats before we go places. It's a tremendous feature.
Indeed
Tiger Bar looks SO cool. We’re planning to stay at H2O this year so a short walk.
by Scott Brunson
January 20th, 2022, 5:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!
Replies: 174
Views: 5711

Re: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!

Todd F r e n c h wrote: January 20th, 2022, 4:48 pm Omg Stotter is unstoppable
Does he have a job?
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(jk buddy)
by Scott Brunson
January 20th, 2022, 3:02 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Key West—anniversary in late June
Replies: 22
Views: 2142

Re: Key West—anniversary in late June

btw
This thread was for LAST summer.
[snort.gif]
(But we go every year—easy drive from PBC)
by Scott Brunson
January 20th, 2022, 2:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AND IT BEGINS!! Planning for BerserkerDay 13 (Jan 27, 2022)
Replies: 93
Views: 10335

Re: AND IT BEGINS!! Planning for BerserkerDay 13 (Jan 27, 2022)

Paul Miller wrote: January 20th, 2022, 1:44 pm
Todd F r e n c h wrote: January 20th, 2022, 1:40 pm
Jay Miller wrote: January 20th, 2022, 1:39 pm Remind me again, when is Berserkerday? You should probably post it somewhere obvious, like the thread title.
And certain people (read: Alfert) will still ask, possibly even while posting IN the thread
So, is it next Thursday? neener
Wait, this Thursday or next Thursday.
by Scott Brunson
January 19th, 2022, 6:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Winemaker
Replies: 108
Views: 4218

Re: Best Winemaker

This is about as impossible as "best" grape or "best" vineyard. While we're at it, please provide indisputable, objective criteria for MVP in any sports league. ;) Indisputable, objective criteria for the GOAT in the NFL: Tom Brady is the only elite QB in the modern era(basicall...
by Scott Brunson
January 19th, 2022, 5:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Cristom Pinot Noir Mt. Jefferson Cuvée
Replies: 11
Views: 789

Re: TN: 2018 Cristom Pinot Noir Mt. Jefferson Cuvée

John Glas wrote: January 19th, 2022, 5:27 pm
Scott Brunson wrote: January 19th, 2022, 5:22 pm Cristom 07s we’re really sh!tty. [whistle.gif]

Long time buyer.
I would give you two of the 18s for one of those terrible 07s! [wow.gif]
Alas, all of mine are gone.
Some nights I wake up with night sweats… [cheers.gif]
by Scott Brunson
January 19th, 2022, 5:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Cristom Pinot Noir Mt. Jefferson Cuvée
Replies: 11
Views: 789

Re: TN: 2018 Cristom Pinot Noir Mt. Jefferson Cuvée

Cristom 07s we’re really sh!tty. [whistle.gif]

Long time buyer.
by Scott Brunson
January 19th, 2022, 4:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why water spots on Grassl but not Zalto?
Replies: 45
Views: 1940

Re: Why water spots on Grassl but not Zalto?

D@vid Bu3ker wrote: January 19th, 2022, 4:21 pm What’s a dishwasher?
HRH’s pet name for me.
by Scott Brunson
January 19th, 2022, 9:56 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Key West—anniversary in late June
Replies: 22
Views: 2142

Re: Key West—anniversary in late June

I'll jump in as we've been in Key West for a handful of days now. It's a drunk white trash paradise. I mean that in an ok sort of way. Tiger Bar is a fantastic place to eat. Period. Great flavors on a small menu. Seaside cafe at the Mansion has Poke plaintain cups that are some of the best little m...
by Scott Brunson
January 19th, 2022, 3:21 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Key West—anniversary in late June
Replies: 22
Views: 2142

Re: Key West—anniversary in late June

In Marathon I'm adding Burdines Waterfront. Think of it as bar food with zeal. The fact that it is essentially a shack located on top of a fuel dock makes the romance all that more special. Heading back to Castaway tonight for round two. The Lion fish sushi dish is solid. And for all my Oregon frie...
by Scott Brunson
January 19th, 2022, 3:18 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Key West—anniversary in late June
Replies: 22
Views: 2142

Re: Key West—anniversary in late June

I'll jump in as we've been in Key West for a handful of days now. It's a drunk white trash paradise. I mean that in an ok sort of way. Tiger Bar is a fantastic place to eat. Period. Great flavors on a small menu. Seaside cafe at the Mansion has Poke plaintain cups that are some of the best little m...
by Scott Brunson
January 18th, 2022, 6:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Impensata - Kinsman winemaker Abreu vineyard manager
Replies: 106
Views: 8583

Re: Impensata - Kinsman winemaker Abreu vineyard manager

Jonathan Jaggers wrote: January 18th, 2022, 6:10 pm
MICHAEL C R O M W E L L wrote: January 18th, 2022, 5:42 pm $325! Yikes, I was looking forward to this release after tasting back in June, but if that’s the fare, I’m out! Great wine, but like many of us, I don’t need more $300+ bottles.
Agree - I was looking forward to it, but if the inaugural price is in this stratosphere I'm out
Ditto
by Scott Brunson
January 18th, 2022, 5:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite East Coast Wine Site/Shop
Replies: 34
Views: 1553

Re: Favorite East Coast Wine Site/Shop

Bassins is my favorite, but I can pick up there. (DC tax is high). I like Apex in North Carolina as well as Plucky’s. And I use Sokolin’s a lot too as well as Chambers and Tribeca Wine Merchants. NY retailers can be a bit high with taxes and shipping. And Panzer’s in DE is another favorite, I make ...
by Scott Brunson
January 18th, 2022, 5:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa / Sonoma Trip Help
Replies: 28
Views: 1238

Re: Napa / Sonoma Trip Help

I was yanking your chain. It took me months to plan our last trip because of that thread.

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by Scott Brunson
January 18th, 2022, 4:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa / Sonoma Trip Help
Replies: 28
Views: 1238

Re: Napa / Sonoma Trip Help

by Scott Brunson
January 18th, 2022, 12:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Outpost Pre-Release
Replies: 63
Views: 4605

Re: Outpost Pre-Release

Deleted the email.
by Scott Brunson
January 17th, 2022, 7:08 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Ooni Discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 11395

Re: Ooni Discussion

Work quickly.

We have the Fyra. My newest learning curve item is the need to take a skewer and poke it through the airflow grate in the back after a few minutes. The pellets need a good flow of oxygen.
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by Scott Brunson
January 17th, 2022, 3:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 13861
Views: 604692

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

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The label had a little trouble leaving the Eurocave.
by Scott Brunson
January 17th, 2022, 3:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1930
Views: 144174

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

Tom Chen wrote: January 17th, 2022, 3:17 pm Guessing it did, as same thing happened and I then refreshed. Not there any more.

Bummer, but plenty of other bottles to fill in the order.
I was gonna buy it but it was gone later.
Oh well…
by Scott Brunson
January 17th, 2022, 2:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grand cru vs monopole cru
Replies: 13
Views: 1188

Re: Grand cru vs monopole cru

Andrew K. wrote: January 16th, 2022, 12:06 pm Exclusive offers that come up every few weeks and Berserker Day special offers. And a special forum where Todd live streams his daily hot yoga sessions.
Those leopard print yoga pants were hot. champagne.gif
by Scott Brunson
January 17th, 2022, 2:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1930
Views: 144174

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

Stopped at a case
GV
2 Acres
Primer
Carlisle
Rossi
by Scott Brunson
January 15th, 2022, 8:00 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 13 (TODAY! OFFERS POSTING IN HERE) - 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 13 Master Thread/FAQ
Replies: 215
Views: 19695

Re: BerserkerDay 13 Master Thread/FAQ

Todd F r e n c h wrote: January 14th, 2022, 10:10 am I think we just hammered out a super cool Monopole-Cru-only offer for those anti-domestic people who feel BerserkerDay is not for them...
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