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by Adam F.
January 27th, 2018, 4:18 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX Auctions - OPEN NOW! (Close at 8pm PST)
Topic: AUCTION: JJ Buckley Gift Card $100 #4
Replies: 11
Views: 560

AUCTION: JJ Buckley Gift Card $100 #4

Never mind — just saw your full answer load on my phone, sorry.
by Adam F.
January 27th, 2018, 4:17 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX Auctions - OPEN NOW! (Close at 8pm PST)
Topic: AUCTION: JJ Buckley Gift Card $100 #4
Replies: 11
Views: 560

AUCTION: JJ Buckley Gift Card $100 #4

What if the second place person on this item won another bid for a gift card. Can someone ultimately win more than one gift card?
by Adam F.
January 27th, 2018, 11:25 am
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' BERSERKER DAY SALE EXTENDED - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!
Replies: 29
Views: 1567

THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' SPECIALS - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!

Not only are the petits excellent, but the Pinot and roses are crowd pleasers. I’ve enjoyed watching the wine style evolve over the past few years.
by Adam F.
February 25th, 2015, 9:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: knocked down to size by Arnot-Roberts
Replies: 53
Views: 3675

knocked down to size by Arnot-Roberts

I didn't get the email, but when I checked had an allocation. Order placed.
by Adam F.
February 11th, 2015, 7:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bouchon Santa Barbara wine reccos please
Replies: 14
Views: 596

Bouchon Santa Barbara wine reccos please

Agreed on the Tyler and Melville. We were there over the summer and corkage was reasonable and better yet waived for our 2 bottles with us only buying one.
by Adam F.
February 3rd, 2015, 9:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Arnot-Roberts Rosè anyone,
Replies: 38
Views: 1376

Arnot-Roberts Rosè anyone,

In for half a case. Definitely a favorite in our house.
by Adam F.
February 3rd, 2015, 9:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Arnot-Roberts Rosè anyone,
Replies: 38
Views: 1376

Arnot-Roberts Rosè anyone,

In for half a case. Definitely a favorite in our house.
by Adam F.
February 2nd, 2015, 6:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Kosta Browne Varietals out
Replies: 29
Views: 2728

2013 Kosta Browne Varietals out

I'm having the same internal debate. It has been ongoing for the past few years as my palate has changed. The KB's still have their place - I'm not sure what I'm going to do.
by Adam F.
January 28th, 2015, 11:30 am
Forum: BerserkerDay VI (January 27, 2015)
Topic: POLL: How much did you spend on BerserkerDay?
Replies: 46
Views: 3548

POLL: How much did you spend on BerserkerDay?

My amount is based only on Berserker Day purchases versus my Myriad and Rhys allocation purchases. That would drastically change which category I fall into.
by Adam F.
January 28th, 2015, 6:29 am
Forum: BerserkerDay VI (January 27, 2015)
Topic: BerserkerDay VI Master Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 17612

BerserkerDay VI Master Thread

Todd, thanks for organizing another great (err, expensive) day.
by Adam F.
January 26th, 2015, 8:50 am
Forum: BerserkerDay VI (January 27, 2015)
Topic: BerserkerDay VI Master Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 17612

BerserkerDay VI Master Thread

Thanks. Sorry - must have missed that post.
by Adam F.
January 26th, 2015, 8:36 am
Forum: BerserkerDay VI (January 27, 2015)
Topic: BerserkerDay VI Master Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 17612

BerserkerDay VI Master Thread

Is the subscriber forum up? I am a subscriber and don't see it.
by Adam F.
December 5th, 2014, 7:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10848
Views: 393523

What bottle of wine did you open today?

2011 Big Basin Homestead - in a really great place and perfect for a stormy night.
by Adam F.
November 27th, 2014, 8:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thanksgiving - What Wine are You Serving?
Replies: 107
Views: 3773

Thanksgiving - What Wine are You Serving?

Went with.

2013 copain rose
2012 rivers marie chardonnay
2012 arnot roberts trousseau
2011 kosta browne santa lucia pinot
2013 evangelho

It was a great day with family and friends putting aside the Niners performance.
by Adam F.
October 4th, 2014, 10:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What did you drink to break your fast?
Replies: 33
Views: 1260

What did you drink to break your fast?

Windy Oaks.
by Adam F.
August 22nd, 2014, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Living Up to the Hype
Replies: 2
Views: 477

TN: Living Up to the Hype

+1
by Adam F.
March 12th, 2014, 9:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Round of Rhys Futures
Replies: 79
Views: 3580

New Round of Rhys Futures

Thanks Kevin. In for the 375 6 pack. Can't wait until spring 2015.
by Adam F.
February 9th, 2014, 2:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's Left In The Near-Term For AFWE Allocation Mailers?
Replies: 9
Views: 610

What's Left In The Near-Term For AFWE Allocation Mailers?

ryan zepaltas wrote:Does Zepaltas count? We're rocking the 74 pointers from Uncle Bob over here.

Thursday we drop our mailer
I thought that your release was top secret ...
by Adam F.
February 9th, 2014, 12:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's Left In The Near-Term For AFWE Allocation Mailers?
Replies: 9
Views: 610

What's Left In The Near-Term For AFWE Allocation Mailers?

Arnot Roberts is March 11.
by Adam F.
February 4th, 2014, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Next up: Quivet
Replies: 39
Views: 2809

Next up: Quivet

Bud Carey wrote:I'm buying whatever they'll give me!!!!!
+1
by Adam F.
January 23rd, 2014, 8:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paso Up and Comers
Replies: 33
Views: 1548

Paso Up and Comers

+1 on Nicora, Paix, and ONX.
by Adam F.
November 19th, 2013, 6:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Winter Release
Replies: 280
Views: 18079

Bedrock Winter Release

12 - north coast Syrah
6 - monte Rosso
6 - papera ranch heritage
6 - Lorenzo's heritage

Everything else was wish list. I ended up with about a case worth.
by Adam F.
November 19th, 2013, 4:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Winter Release
Replies: 280
Views: 18079

Bedrock Winter Release

I just got off the wait-list and wanted to thank everyone for leaving a few bottles for me.
by Adam F.
November 17th, 2013, 4:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Weekday(ish) Pinot recommendations?
Replies: 65
Views: 2519

Weekday(ish) Pinot recommendations?

What about copain or CEP, which is Peay's second wine. They each have offerings in the mid-$20s.
by Adam F.
November 9th, 2013, 3:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Myriad Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)
Replies: 12
Views: 569

TN: 2011 Myriad Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon (USA, California, Napa Valley)

Thanks for the note, Mike. I actually mirrored you in opening the 2011 Myriad last night. My tasting notes are very similar to yours. I also bit the bullet and opened the 2011 Arnot Roberts Legan Pinot Noir and 2012 Zepaltas Russian River Pinot Noir. I figured someone had to sacrifice and my friends...
by Adam F.
November 7th, 2013, 7:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Boat-load of wine delivered today
Replies: 126
Views: 5967

Boat-load of wine delivered today

You guys are nuts. Folks at my office think I'm an alcoholic because I get 5 or 6 3-bottle shipments in November. I did get the Turley a day prior to them sending the shipping notice. Already received: Turley, Williams-Selyem, Last Bottle, Rochioli Yet to receive: Kutch, Sea Smoke +1. The reception...
by Adam F.
November 2nd, 2013, 2:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Who to visit in Sonoma who makes restrained wines?
Replies: 32
Views: 1463

Who to visit in Sonoma who makes restrained wines?

J Diven wrote:
Brian Tuite wrote:Copain
Arnot-Roberts
Wind Gap
Ceritas
Scherrer
Littorai
Did I mention Copain?
Excellent list. Just missing Inman and Swan.
+1
by Adam F.
October 29th, 2013, 7:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Halcon Vineyards Syrah Alturas
Replies: 15
Views: 702

TN: 2011 Halcon Vineyards Syrah Alturas

Thanks for the note, Brian. I recently opened a 2011 as well and my experience matched yours and yes the customer service is outstanding.
by Adam F.
August 20th, 2013, 10:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Keplinger Release Date - August 20th
Replies: 10
Views: 548

Keplinger Release Date - August 20th

I went 5 bottles - 2 Sumo, 2 Lithic and 1 Caldera.
by Adam F.
August 19th, 2013, 7:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's your take on abv levels in red wine?
Replies: 83
Views: 1825

What's your take on abv levels in red wine?

A. So wrote:
Keith Levenberg wrote:Never had a wine and thought it needed more alcohol, no matter how low. Have had many wines I thought needed less.
Never thought about it, but true for me too.
+1
by Adam F.
August 7th, 2013, 10:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Keplinger Release Date - August 20th
Replies: 10
Views: 548

Keplinger Release Date - August 20th

Mine got caught in the spam filter. I've been on for 2 years. Definitely interesting wines.
by Adam F.
August 7th, 2013, 8:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Keplinger Release Date - August 20th
Replies: 10
Views: 548

Keplinger Release Date - August 20th

When did you receive your email?
by Adam F.
July 30th, 2013, 5:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Should I be Upset Over This?
Replies: 34
Views: 1945

Should I be Upset Over This?

One word: ouch.
by Adam F.
July 17th, 2013, 4:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Casual Norcal Offline: Don't need to go into the "city"
Replies: 9
Views: 482

Casual Norcal Offline: Don't need to go into the "city"

Sounds like a great night. I would love to be able to make the next offline. Are there any specific plans yet?
by Adam F.
July 12th, 2013, 8:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you drink wine at home outside of wine gatherings?
Replies: 150
Views: 4061

Do you drink wine at home outside of wine gatherings?

My wife and I are probably have wine 3-5 nights per week. We tend to save our nicer wine for the weekends where we have less concern over not finishing a bottle. Overall, and I realize this is slightly off point, our price point on weekend day wine has increased over the years. We do exercise some d...
by Adam F.
July 8th, 2013, 9:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quivet 2011 Cabernet Release 7/9
Replies: 44
Views: 2100

Quivet 2011 Cabernet Release 7/9

I'm in. I have my outlook reminder set.
by Adam F.
June 15th, 2013, 1:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The eternal shame of lurking...
Replies: 8
Views: 1284

The eternal shame of lurking...

Getting called out by John in his tasting room where the embarrassment is tempered by the fact that it is only witnessed by those present. To be identified as a lurker here would be a whole different story ...
by Adam F.
June 4th, 2013, 3:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paso Robles Redux "One Last Time"
Replies: 31
Views: 1531

Paso Robles Redux "One Last Time"

Three off the top of my mind are: Macprice Myers, Brian Benson, and Herman Story.

Onx is definitely worth a visit.
by Adam F.
May 31st, 2013, 12:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you drink obviously flawed wines?
Replies: 46
Views: 1114

Do you drink obviously flawed wines?

+2 to Jim and Mike.
by Adam F.
April 30th, 2013, 6:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Myriad Cab release April 30th
Replies: 69
Views: 3932

Myriad Cab release April 30th

In for one short of a case and did a magnum of Three Twins. Talked to Mike for a few minutes when I had a small issue with getting my order placed. What a great person not to mention an awesome winemaker. His Quivet 2011 Las Madres Syrah is my WOTY.
by Adam F.
April 12th, 2013, 8:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tonight's bottle...A treat after a rough work week! What are you drinking?
Replies: 43
Views: 1114

Tonight's bottle...A treat after a rough work week! What are you drinking?

Second night of Rivers-Marie 2011 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir. What a great wine.
by Adam F.
April 6th, 2013, 1:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Planning a trip to Healdsburg area
Replies: 34
Views: 1152

Planning a trip to Healdsburg area

While I am not adding any new wineries, we are going to be in Sonoma for a wedding on Memorial Day weekend and were planning to spend 1 day in or around Healdsburg. Our tentative plan was: Holdredge Arnot Roberts Wind Gap You really can't go wrong with any of the recommendations. On Sunday, our plan...
by Adam F.
March 25th, 2013, 7:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Stop me before I buy again!
Replies: 40
Views: 1879

Stop me before I buy again!

I have experienced the same difficulties. While I have tried the budget and increasing my price point to slow down my purchases, I have discovered that all of the wonderful information is almost too much and my purchasing has not really slowed down. Instead, our everyday drinking wine is of better q...
by Adam F.
March 14th, 2013, 12:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Arnot-Roberts Spring release - any guidance?
Replies: 12
Views: 912

Re: Arnot-Roberts Spring release - any guidance?

This is one of the wineries to me that is a do not pass on. I bought on the release day and went for pretty much everything. Now, I'm considering buying more.
by Adam F.
February 25th, 2013, 6:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Walk-In Santa Cruz Mtns. Tasting Room?
Replies: 14
Views: 651

Re: Walk-In Santa Cruz Mtns. Tasting Room?

I strongly recommend trying Big Basin. Not only are they making some fantastic wines, butt Matt is great in setting up interesting wine tastings. You won't be disappointed.
by Adam F.
February 21st, 2013, 2:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Drinkward Peschon
Replies: 28
Views: 1257

Re: Drinkward Peschon

In for my full allocation. Always love their wine.
by Adam F.
February 14th, 2013, 9:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Peay Spring Release
Replies: 5
Views: 376

Re: Peay Spring Release

I got in for about 9 bottles. Pinot was my main grab. Trying their first venture with Savoy ...
by Adam F.
February 10th, 2013, 4:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Honolulu Wine Shop Recommendation
Replies: 2
Views: 108

Re: Honolulu Wine Shop Recommendation

Thanks. Is there one you prefer over the other?

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