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by ericskitei
April 16th, 2019, 4:22 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Best Scotch Under $100
Replies: 105
Views: 3462

Re: Best Scotch Under $100

For like $75-$85 Aberlour Abunad'h is one of the best bangs for the buck out there IMO
by ericskitei
April 11th, 2019, 11:45 am
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: Eric Kitei — A+++ seller
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Eric Kitei — A+++ seller

Thanks Mark!
by ericskitei
April 6th, 2019, 4:33 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Pappy Van Winkles- Sold
Replies: 4
Views: 752

Re: FS: Pappy Van Winkles

Reduced to move
by ericskitei
April 5th, 2019, 11:32 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Pappy Van Winkles- Sold
Replies: 4
Views: 752

Re: FS: Pappy Van Winkles

bump for reduction
by ericskitei
April 4th, 2019, 7:11 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Pappy Van Winkles- Sold
Replies: 4
Views: 752

Re: FS: Pappy Van Winkles

2016 I believe. I will be home in a few hours. I’ll hand deliver to you DK if interested.
by ericskitei
April 3rd, 2019, 5:36 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Pappy Van Winkles- Sold
Replies: 4
Views: 752

FS: Pappy Van Winkles- Sold

FS: Pappy

Pappy 13yr Rye - $1,600- Sold
Pappy 23yr Bourbon - $1,900- Sold

Cost and risk of shipping on buyer.
by ericskitei
March 29th, 2019, 11:46 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: ISO: Bodega Lanzaga ‘Las Beatas’
Replies: 2
Views: 114

Re: ISO: Bodega Lanzaga ‘Las Beatas’

Who can help a brotha out!!??
by ericskitei
March 27th, 2019, 11:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow OWC Issues?
Replies: 102
Views: 7341

Re: Scarecrow OWC Issues?

Update (for those who care)- the second wave shipments which were sent out Monday and are starting to be delivered with additional foam inserts under and on top of the OWC to protect them from movement thus keeping them in tact. Looks like the problem is fixed.
by ericskitei
March 23rd, 2019, 4:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow OWC Issues?
Replies: 102
Views: 7341

Re: Scarecrow OWC Issues?

ykwon wrote:
March 23rd, 2019, 8:22 am
Those of you who already received your wines I assume you were on wave number one?
Yea. Wave two ships Monday I believe.
by ericskitei
March 23rd, 2019, 4:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow OWC Issues?
Replies: 102
Views: 7341

Re: Scarecrow OWC Issues?

Bumping to see if anyone has heard anything back from Scarecrow on how they plan to handle this. Fingers crossed mine shows up ok in NYC. They are going to replace the OWC once new boxes are produced apparenly. Who knows when that might be. I'm not really concerned as the boxes are trash lately onc...
by ericskitei
March 21st, 2019, 6:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow OWC Issues?
Replies: 102
Views: 7341

Re: Scarecrow OWC Issues?

Karl K wrote:
March 20th, 2019, 9:55 pm
In the past my Scarecrow has come fine
As has mine (for years). They must be using new wood or cheaper products as this is being reported by many people I know. Bottle has some damage and whether I want the wood or not, they charge a ton for shipping so I expect things to come in perfect shape.
by ericskitei
March 21st, 2019, 6:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow OWC Issues?
Replies: 102
Views: 7341

Re: Scarecrow OWC Issues?

Mike Van1 wrote:
March 21st, 2019, 4:52 am
Was there any obvious damage or signs of abuse to the shipping container prior to opening it?
zero. shipping box perfect
by ericskitei
March 20th, 2019, 8:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow OWC Issues?
Replies: 102
Views: 7341

Re: Scarecrow OWC Issues?

More photos. Both OWCs were toast
by ericskitei
March 20th, 2019, 8:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow OWC Issues?
Replies: 102
Views: 7341

Re: Scarecrow OWC Issues?

One photo
by ericskitei
March 20th, 2019, 8:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow OWC Issues?
Replies: 102
Views: 7341

Re: Scarecrow OWC Issues?

but the bottle completely fell apart Was that a mistype? The bottle fell apart? yes. mistype. Box fell apart. Wine techincally ok, but the bottles got damaged by the staples or nails, whatever was holding it together. Don't recall what they uses as I tossed it when it was destroyed opening the pack...
by ericskitei
March 20th, 2019, 8:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow OWC Issues?
Replies: 102
Views: 7341

Re: Scarecrow OWC Issues?

A couple bottles were scratched by the staples/nails, but the OWC completely fell apart. The shipping box was in perfect condition. Several friends had the same issue. Already contacted Crow.
by ericskitei
March 20th, 2019, 7:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow OWC Issues?
Replies: 102
Views: 7341

Scarecrow OWC Issues?

My two OWCs came completely broken. Wood fell apart and some bottle damage. I've spoken to several friends who had similar experiences today. The wood seems cheaper this year and the packing is sub par.

Anyone else experience this today?
by ericskitei
March 19th, 2019, 5:47 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: ISO: Bodega Lanzaga ‘Las Beatas’
Replies: 2
Views: 114

ISO: Bodega Lanzaga ‘Las Beatas’

Looking for a bottle or two of one these. Open to vintage

FT: Wine, Cash, etc
by ericskitei
March 12th, 2019, 9:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 10725
Views: 476509

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Pair of 03' Haut Brion
by ericskitei
March 8th, 2019, 9:08 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Pappy for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 592

Re: Pappy for sale

I assume you meant to include a 23 for $5500??
by ericskitei
March 6th, 2019, 8:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Does anyone drink Sauvignon Blanc anymore?
Replies: 211
Views: 7523

Re: Does anyone drink Sauvignon Blanc anymore?

That Screagle SB tho

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by ericskitei
March 6th, 2019, 7:28 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB Four Roses Al Young 50th Bourbon
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: WTB Four Roses Al Young 50th Bourbon

Kevin Stine wrote:
March 6th, 2019, 7:30 am
$500
Pass, thanks.
by ericskitei
March 6th, 2019, 7:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa in Newport
Replies: 31
Views: 1506

Re: Napa in Newport

Can't speak to Garguilo as I don't recall even tasting it. I probably skipped 1/3 of the wineries as there was simply too many to hit. Spottswood was solid, They were in the hallway leading to the main room so it was one of the first tables I hit, but way too young and they just opened the bottle m...
by ericskitei
March 6th, 2019, 7:26 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB Four Roses Al Young 50th Bourbon
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: WTB Four Roses Al Young 50th Bourbon

How much are you offering?
by ericskitei
March 4th, 2019, 8:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa in Newport
Replies: 31
Views: 1506

Re: Napa in Newport

There were dozens of amazing wines, but a few I can remember (while fighting off a nasty little hangover)... Accendo Hundred Acre 2014 Wraith Arrow and Branch Dr Crane Futo Oakville Fairchild Stones (Tench) Pulido Walker Melanson and Panek It was an awesome event, and I will be back! I enjoyed Wrai...
by ericskitei
March 4th, 2019, 8:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa in Newport
Replies: 31
Views: 1506

Re: Napa in Newport

Can't speak to Garguilo as I don't recall even tasting it. I probably skipped 1/3 of the wineries as there was simply too many to hit. Spottswood was solid, They were in the hallway leading to the main room so it was one of the first tables I hit, but way too young and they just opened the bottle mi...
by ericskitei
March 4th, 2019, 7:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa in Newport
Replies: 31
Views: 1506

Re: Napa in Newport

Saw Immortal Estate on the list. Anyone know about that winery? Immortal was one of our favorites of the night. It is the rebranded/renamed Hidden Ridge Estate. The owner passed away in 2016 and the last wine to be rated recieved 100 points. In the review they referenced this being immortal for his...
by ericskitei
February 28th, 2019, 3:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa in Newport
Replies: 31
Views: 1506

Re: Napa in Newport

Heidi and I will be there. Should be a wonderful evening.
by ericskitei
February 18th, 2019, 10:49 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Booker's 30th FSOT
Replies: 14
Views: 1194

Re: George T. Stagg and Booker's 30th

That's pretty broad. Give me a little more direction.....
by ericskitei
February 18th, 2019, 4:52 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Booker's 30th FSOT
Replies: 14
Views: 1194

Re: George T. Stagg and Booker's 30th

What are you looking for? Wine, booze???
by ericskitei
February 17th, 2019, 10:35 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Booker's 30th FSOT
Replies: 14
Views: 1194

Re: George T. Stagg and Booker's 30th

Interested in trades?
by ericskitei
February 15th, 2019, 11:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Screaming Eagle offer
Replies: 38
Views: 4718

Re: 2016 Screaming Eagle offer

Correct. As Rob said, my guess is they have a pretty good policy and they won’t see any negative impact on the profits. And the list member aren’t dropping so as weird as it sounds, this might actually be good for the brand as it will become even more desirable on the secondary knowing a Vintage was...
by ericskitei
February 7th, 2019, 9:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Screaming Eagle offer
Replies: 38
Views: 4718

Re: 2016 Screaming Eagle offer

If any winery has the resources to survive a lost vintage, it's Screaming Eagle. They skipped 2000. I've been buying SE since the 1994, and have drunk a fair number, some of them blind. It's the only unjustifiable splurge I haven't dropped. I try to rationalize it as an entry into high-end tastings...
by ericskitei
February 2nd, 2019, 3:42 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Pappy 20 year-Sold
Replies: 3
Views: 707

Re: FS: Pappy 20 year-Price Drop

I could do 1250 shipped.
by ericskitei
January 23rd, 2019, 10:42 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Anyone passing on Maybach?
Replies: 3
Views: 519

Re: Anyone passing on Maybach?

I've got some to share if still looking
by ericskitei
January 15th, 2019, 8:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Maybach on Deck
Replies: 66
Views: 5227

Re: Maybach on Deck

Aubert and Maybach are the two most expenive single wine orders I make each year, and having them within the same month is definitely painful. I've cut back on a lot of stuff, but those two remain. (And Rivers-Marie, but those are such a comparative bargain that it feels like they barely count.) Se...
by ericskitei
January 15th, 2019, 7:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Spring Release
Replies: 74
Views: 4903

Re: Aubert Spring Release

I recieved the offer yesterday. I guess I was on the "special list" somehow. 22 bottles. Big CC Charge, but it's my favorite amongst the New World Chard Producers. Consistantly fantastic.
by ericskitei
January 15th, 2019, 7:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 164
Views: 8960

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

Drinking a 2009 Leviathan from the 1855. Solid Glass Chris. Wide base, large bowl which allows for wonderful aromatics from the glass. The stem feels a great deal thicker than GGG and Zalto. I am usually a Universal or GGG user, so this is obviously a far different feel and size, but it's a very nic...
by ericskitei
January 11th, 2019, 7:55 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: My new glass...I need feedback
Replies: 82
Views: 4252

Re: My new glass...I need feedback

Just got my stem in the mail. Looks fantastic. I'll test it out this evening and report back!
by ericskitei
January 2nd, 2019, 6:57 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Pappy 23-Reduced to sell -SOLD
Replies: 1
Views: 384

Pappy 23-Reduced to sell -SOLD

Priced to sell.....

18' Pappy 23 - SOLD
by ericskitei
December 21st, 2018, 7:21 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Pappy 23 & GTS priced to move-CLOSED
Replies: 8
Views: 941

Re: Pappy 23 & GTS priced to move

Thanks guys. Now if only I can get my wife to give me this amount of compliments!!
by ericskitei
December 19th, 2018, 10:16 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Pappy 23 & GTS priced to move-CLOSED
Replies: 8
Views: 941

Re: Pappy 23 & GTS priced to move

Updated for sold
by ericskitei
December 18th, 2018, 7:07 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Pappy 23 & GTS priced to move-CLOSED
Replies: 8
Views: 941

Pappy 23 & GTS priced to move-CLOSED

Closed

Bottles prices to move. Prices are firm

Pappy 23- $1900 shipped------Closed
18’ George T Stagg- $440 shipped (Sold)

VM & Zelle preferred.
by ericskitei
December 17th, 2018, 9:25 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Pappy & BTAC (new bottles added)-closed
Replies: 5
Views: 795

Re: FS: Pappy & BTAC (new bottles added)

Update for new prices

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