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by Mark Y
July 11th, 2020, 4:12 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB Cantillon
Replies: 9
Views: 266

Re: LTB Cantillon

I never knew 3F even did an apricot, but I’ve generally found the kriek almost as easly/often as their gueuze. Maybe I’ve been lucky or am out of the loop. Isn’t the kriek still a lot easier to find at a reasonable price than anything from Cantillon? I know I saw an offer as recently as a few month...
by Mark Y
July 11th, 2020, 2:46 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB Cantillon
Replies: 9
Views: 266

Re: LTB Cantillon

I would just find some Drie Fonteinen. They’re not super easy to come by either, but far more so for semi-reasonable prices than Cantillon these days. If you mean the Gueze then yes. 3F is as good (in my opinion better) than Cantillon, and easier to find agreed. However OP is asking for Kriek (cher...
by Mark Y
July 10th, 2020, 6:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Clos Rougeard Moving Forward
Replies: 31
Views: 1338

Re: Clos Rougeard Moving Forward

As Robert said, to each their own. It doesn't upset me that there are a number of wines people used to buy cheaply (Allemand, Gonon, Rougeard, etc.) that aren't so cheap anymore. Have fun drinking what you like. Have fun wasting your money. $100 for rougeard is a waste of money? Man there are a lot...
by Mark Y
July 10th, 2020, 1:37 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB Cantillon
Replies: 9
Views: 266

Re: LTB Cantillon

The Kriek has a $60-$80 and the Ff has a $100-120 valuation.
by Mark Y
July 9th, 2020, 8:35 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Kikuhime - World Class Sake FINALLY Here and for Sale!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 573

Re: Kikuhime - World Class Sake FINALLY Here and for Sale!!!

Sorry my post is so long - buried somewhere in it is that you can buy online or by calling your local PLCB store. It's only in PA right now. Prices range from ~$90 to ~$125, with the Kukurihime being a lot more. PLCB puts a large margin on top. I do not know what prices will eventually be in other ...
by Mark Y
July 9th, 2020, 12:38 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Potato Chips - What's your Favorite?
Replies: 51
Views: 1764

Re: Potato Chips - What's your Favorite?

Bdklein wrote:
July 8th, 2020, 8:10 pm
Found these in the house . Addicting .
How does one find a thread that’s 7 years old?

Don’t tell me with the search function! [wow.gif]
by Mark Y
July 8th, 2020, 7:46 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Kikuhime - World Class Sake FINALLY Here and for Sale!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 573

Re: Kikuhime - World Class Sake FINALLY Here and for Sale!!!

Sarah is there a way to buy this? Prices? Or it has to be through the PA liquor website? Am I misreading this? Haha Sorry my post is so long - buried somewhere in it is that you can buy online or by calling your local PLCB store. It's only in PA right now. Prices range from ~$90 to ~$125, with the ...
by Mark Y
July 8th, 2020, 4:27 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Kikuhime - World Class Sake FINALLY Here and for Sale!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 573

Re: Kikuhime - World Class Sake FINALLY Here and for Sale!!!

Sarah is there a way to buy this? Prices?

Or it has to be through the PA liquor website?
Am I misreading this? Haha
by Mark Y
July 7th, 2020, 7:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Burgundy villages do you have the most wine from?
Replies: 51
Views: 1731

Re: What Burgundy villages do you have the most wine from?

this is a newb question, but what's the CT filter to find this? i have it by region (burg) and appellation, but then that separates things like MSD and MSD 1er cru.. how do u get it to village level? Add up MSD, MSD premier cru and each grand cru within MSD. 🤯🤯🤯. This requires math?? 😢🤦‍♂️
by Mark Y
July 7th, 2020, 6:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Burgundy villages do you have the most wine from?
Replies: 51
Views: 1731

Re: What Burgundy villages do you have the most wine from?

this is a newb question, but what's the CT filter to find this?

i have it by region (burg) and appellation, but then that separates things like MSD and MSD 1er cru..

how do u get it to village level?
by Mark Y
July 6th, 2020, 7:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best 2018 Vintage for LONG term cellaring?
Replies: 56
Views: 2160

Re: Best 2018 Vintage for LONG term cellaring?

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 6:46 am
I’m cellaring 18s from DRC, Rousseau, Roumier, Vogue, Mugnier, Mugneret Gibourg, Millot, Arnoux-Lachaux, Lignier and d’Angerville as well as my usual producers; I imagine some of these will go the distance.
Geez.. stop buying bottom of the barrel producers will ya? ;)
by Mark Y
July 3rd, 2020, 6:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Okanagan (Western Canadian) Superlative Wines
Replies: 29
Views: 742

Re: Okanagan (Western Canadian) Superlative Wines

The wines is fine. But that’s is a truly beautiful region for a vacation.

Rent a boat and get out on the lake is a great break to wine tasting.
by Mark Y
July 2nd, 2020, 9:05 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: FedEx/UPS - I have to start my own wine shipping company.
Replies: 16
Views: 740

Re: FedEx/UPS - I have to start my own wine shipping company.

Ahm. Are u going to have that driver drive 1 box of $390 wine all the way to Alaska? Yes 1 Van is cheap. FedEx has hundreds of thousands of vans. U can’t produce enough volume to sustain a wine shipping company. There is a reason there aren’t 10 other FedEx/UPSs in the world. :) Alaska and Hawaii w...
by Mark Y
July 2nd, 2020, 8:45 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: FedEx/UPS - I have to start my own wine shipping company.
Replies: 16
Views: 740

Re: FedEx/UPS - I have to start my own wine shipping company.

. It wouldn't take many small winery customers to join you to pay for a full time driver at $50K/year, lease a Sprinter van and fuel- and voila - you could be doing DTC chilled fulfillments door to door. Ahm. Are u going to have that driver drive 1 box of $390 wine all the way to Alaska? Yes 1 Van ...
by Mark Y
June 29th, 2020, 11:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: sediment filters worth it?
Replies: 37
Views: 1270

Re: sediment filters worth it?

SIDE WAY DECANT! let's go to Charlie Fu for some comments... ;)
by Mark Y
June 28th, 2020, 8:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: sediment filters worth it?
Replies: 37
Views: 1270

Re: sediment filters worth it?

I've never seen a funnel filter "spray" wine. I'm trying to imagine how that is even possible. The wine shot out sideways out of 4 spouts, hitting the sides of the decanter. A lot of pressure from not that much volume. Not so different in appearance than how commercial bottling line fillers spray w...
by Mark Y
June 27th, 2020, 9:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy bitten
Replies: 29
Views: 1869

Re: Burgundy bitten

Marcus Goodfellow wrote:
June 27th, 2020, 8:59 pm
That said, I was really excited that Fu put the Heritage in with the Liger-Belair and Fourrier wines.
That was so eye opening!.... and why i went and bought some! :)

i then blinded it for people with a pair of dujacs, and everyone called the Heritage pinot old world burg. amazing..
by Mark Y
June 27th, 2020, 9:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy bitten
Replies: 29
Views: 1869

Re: Burgundy bitten

Go buy the 5 pack that Marcus offered of the Goodfellow Heritage Pinot Noir (from Oregon) for.. something like $55 per bottle shipped. it's delish.. and similar to burg ( whether or not he intended it to be ). Or just take a new mortgage on the house and enjoy the ride.. Your post is very appreciat...
by Mark Y
June 26th, 2020, 7:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Keller Silliness
Replies: 146
Views: 5844

Re: Keller Silliness

Excatly, Brian. I've only had a couple of Keller wines, and they were really nice. But it's not worth the money now, nor the chase. I like Prum better anyway, and they are a fraction of the cost. can u recommend a Prum that is similar to the Keller GGs (kirschpiel/hubacker/abts/doesn't matter).. I ...
by Mark Y
June 26th, 2020, 7:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Keller Silliness
Replies: 146
Views: 5844

Re: Keller Silliness

Keller became a Veblen good. How, exactly ... I don't know. Nor do I care. Excatly, Brian. I've only had a couple of Keller wines, and they were really nice. But it's not worth the money now, nor the chase. I like Prum better anyway, and they are a fraction of the cost. can u recommend a Prum that ...
by Mark Y
June 26th, 2020, 7:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy bitten
Replies: 29
Views: 1869

Re: Burgundy bitten

Go buy the 5 pack that Marcus offered of the Goodfellow Heritage Pinot Noir (from Oregon) for.. something like $55 per bottle shipped.
it's delish.. and similar to burg (whether or not he intended it to be).

Or just take a new mortgage on the house and enjoy the ride..
by Mark Y
June 25th, 2020, 9:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lets play...I HAVE NEVER...
Replies: 131
Views: 4013

Re: Lets play...I HAVE NEVER...

Larry Stein wrote:
June 25th, 2020, 8:41 pm
Mark Y wrote:
June 25th, 2020, 6:58 pm
Before tonight, i could have said never had a Sparkling Beaujolais.
Brun FRV100? (say the letters and number in French)
ok i'm wrong.. it's a sparkling gamay, not bojo!

but Brun FRV10000000 is the well known one :D
by Mark Y
June 25th, 2020, 6:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lets play...I HAVE NEVER...
Replies: 131
Views: 4013

Re: Lets play...I HAVE NEVER...

Before tonight, i could have said never had a Sparkling Beaujolais.
by Mark Y
June 24th, 2020, 7:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lets play...I HAVE NEVER...
Replies: 131
Views: 4013

Re: Lets play...I HAVE NEVER...

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
June 24th, 2020, 6:48 pm
Just out of curiosity, what does a bottle of Jayer run today?

And can it even be found?
I think the biggest issue with jayer these days is authenticity. Followed by provenance. 3rd on the list is availability! 😂😂
by Mark Y
June 20th, 2020, 2:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2008 Dom Perignon Serving Suggestion
Replies: 15
Views: 544

Re: 2008 Dom Perignon Serving Suggestion

Pop straight outta fridge. Let it air/warm for 20-30 mins.

Glasvin Or ggg glasses work well for bubbly.
by Mark Y
June 16th, 2020, 6:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ever boycott a winery?
Replies: 400
Views: 19105

Re: Ever boycott a winery?

Mattstolz wrote:
June 16th, 2020, 6:33 pm
the hate on Pax's email in particular is interesting, because I actually thought it was an upstanding move,
Thankfully, I think the non-oblivious / non-racist folks here agree with you, and the hate is limited - or so I'd hope..
by Mark Y
June 14th, 2020, 12:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Keller Silliness
Replies: 146
Views: 5844

Re: Keller Silliness

Unhelpful post: Some fragile egos here, yikes. +1 sure are a lot of defensive / offensive posts about grape juice.. True but through it all we actually had a pretty good thread. If the snapping was offensive to some, my apologies. That said, my ego isn’t very fragile and I didn’t take Alex that way...
by Mark Y
June 14th, 2020, 11:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Keller Silliness
Replies: 146
Views: 5844

Re: Keller Silliness

Sean S y d n e y wrote:
June 14th, 2020, 8:25 am
Unhelpful post:

Some fragile egos here, yikes.
+1

sure are a lot of defensive / offensive posts about grape juice..
by Mark Y
June 13th, 2020, 10:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Describe each first growth Bordeaux in one word.
Replies: 15
Views: 857

Re: Describe each first growth Bordeaux in one word.

Mattstolz wrote:
June 13th, 2020, 10:52 am
Mark Y wrote:
June 13th, 2020, 10:12 am
HB - classic
Lafite - China
Latour - power
Mouton - 2ndgrowth
Margaux - favorite
haha its one word if you say it fast enough!
Maybe Hyphenated? ;)

Seems like HB should be “Atomic”
by Mark Y
June 13th, 2020, 10:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Describe each first growth Bordeaux in one word.
Replies: 15
Views: 857

Re: Describe each first growth Bordeaux in one word.

HB - classic
Lafite - China
Latour - power
Mouton - 2ndgrowth
Margaux - favorite
by Mark Y
June 9th, 2020, 7:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP LDF - super secret additional raffle run - we hit our max goal of $60,000!!
Replies: 327
Views: 14452

Re: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP LDF - super secret additional raffle run - we hit our max goal of $60,000!!

Waiting for someone to provide draft grades based on the wines picked at each spot Pick 1 - C- We all know summer is rose season. Needed to fill that critical position of need. Or traded back to accumulate more picks.. as most teams could use starters in multiple skilled positions. recommendation: ...
by Mark Y
June 9th, 2020, 5:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP LDF - super secret additional raffle run - we hit our max goal of $60,000!!
Replies: 327
Views: 14452

Re: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP LDF - super secret additional raffle run - we hit our max goal of $60,000!!

Waiting for someone to provide draft grades based on the wines picked at each spot Pick 1 - C- We all know summer is rose season. Needed to fill that critical position of need. Or traded back to accumulate more picks.. as most teams could use starters in multiple skilled positions. recommendation: ...
by Mark Y
June 7th, 2020, 12:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you ever tell a friend the wine he proudly poured had died?
Replies: 38
Views: 1721

Re: Do you ever tell a friend the wine he proudly poured had died?

Close wine friends who are obviously into wine education. Sure I would raise it just to drive discussion.

Family friend/dinner party. No just move on to another wine or some other drink.
by Mark Y
June 6th, 2020, 7:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Moving Past Veuve: Initiate Me
Replies: 70
Views: 2980

Re: Moving Past Veuve: Initiate Me

Agapart Fil 7 Cru

Savart L'Accomplie, and L'Overture
by Mark Y
June 5th, 2020, 8:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP LDF - super secret additional raffle run - we hit our max goal of $60,000!!
Replies: 327
Views: 14452

Re: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund - RARE WINE/MAGNUMS INSIDE (Currently at $18k in donations)

JFPelletier wrote:
June 4th, 2020, 1:10 pm
In for $500!

(As a bonus - Also submitted a match request through my company for an extra $1000)

Please confirm you received everything!

Thanks for doing this it's great!

JF
Congrats dude!
by Mark Y
June 5th, 2020, 5:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP LDF - super secret additional raffle run - we hit our max goal of $60,000!!
Replies: 327
Views: 14452

Re: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP LDF - Check first post for live draw information - (DONATION CAP $60,000 REACHED!!)

I’d say given all the wines were donated. A power ranking is probably bad form.
How would u feel if ur wine which u donated is last.

A lot of rare and hard to find stuff.
Preference goes to personal choice. Do u prefer cheval blanc or juge? Etc
by Mark Y
June 5th, 2020, 2:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP LDF - super secret additional raffle run - we hit our max goal of $60,000!!
Replies: 327
Views: 14452

Re: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP LDF - Check first post for live draw information - (DONATION CAP $60,000 REACHED!!)

What Changed from Original idea to New idea? ORIGINALLY On the 5th spin, the number/name on the top spot is winner #1 and charlie would click "randomize" again.. so top spot on 6th spin would be winner #2 top spot of 7th spin = winner #3. and so forth. But with 35 bottles of prizes, you would need ...
by Mark Y
June 5th, 2020, 2:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP LDF - super secret additional raffle run - we hit our max goal of $60,000!!
Replies: 327
Views: 14452

Re: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund - (DONATION CAP $60,000 REACHED!!)

Here's an example. Setup/Assumption: There are 3000 tickets 1. bob 2. jane 3. doe 4. someone ... ... to 3000. someoe Running the randomizer U plop all 3000 number/names into the randomizer field... and hit the button that says: <randomize> first click = first spin 2nd spin 3rd spin 4th spin 5th - fi...
by Mark Y
June 4th, 2020, 7:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP LDF - super secret additional raffle run - we hit our max goal of $60,000!!
Replies: 327
Views: 14452

Re: CHARITY RAFFLE NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund - RARE WINE/MAGNUMS INSIDE (Currently at $12k in donations)

This is such an amazing initiative! I live in Australia but would love to participate: anyone living in continental US willing to store the wine for me in the unlikely case of me winning? Obviously you would get to share it with me next time I come to the US. It would be a great wine to get to know...
by Mark Y
June 3rd, 2020, 6:47 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16699
Views: 443191

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Andrew Kotowski wrote:
June 3rd, 2020, 5:36 pm
Great time drinking beers with Glenn Levine today at Bandon Brewing.

Came back and had to open this; I can’t let Mark have all the fun ;)
Heard my name... ;)
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by Mark Y
June 2nd, 2020, 7:11 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16699
Views: 443191

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

TH. Always good. It’s on the heavier/creamier side (vs the more crisp lean side).
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by Mark Y
May 31st, 2020, 4:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone else feel that Echézeaux is undervalued?
Replies: 36
Views: 2342

Re: Anyone else feel that that Echézeaux is undervalued?

Good to hear on the Georges Jayer, as I've got a few coming! I love Echezeaux....more Vosne spice the better! When I tasted the 2008 DRC's....I was blown away by the first sniff and taste of the first wine(Echezeaux).....and that spice and profile continued all the way through to the RC. When done....
by Mark Y
May 31st, 2020, 3:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone else feel that Echézeaux is undervalued?
Replies: 36
Views: 2342

Re: Anyone else feel that that Echézeaux is undervalued?

Good to hear on the Georges Jayer, as I've got a few coming! I love Echezeaux....more Vosne spice the better! When I tasted the 2008 DRC's....I was blown away by the first sniff and taste of the first wine(Echezeaux).....and that spice and profile continued all the way through to the RC. When done....
by Mark Y
May 30th, 2020, 8:57 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: £350 strawberry
Replies: 15
Views: 990

Re: £350 strawberry

I don’t know about a 350 gbp strawberry.
But I loveee high end Japanese fruit.
Easily see the value of a $10 strawberry. It’s like smelling perfume.
by Mark Y
May 30th, 2020, 8:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event - Walter Scott Wines with Erica and Ken - Saturday May 30th, 5pm PT/8pm ET
Replies: 53
Views: 2852

Re: Zoom Event - Walter Scott Wines with Erica and Ken - Saturday May 30th, 5pm PT/8pm ET

Awesome session from the parts I could catch! I was trying to listen in while prepping some live lobsters. I didn’t realize how much work they are and how long it takes to kill/clean/prep. Apparently I messed up my phone muting. Apologies! 4648F39E-F101-4988-BBC1-1217F957DEF5.jpeg 8607102C-B8A5-49E2...
by Mark Y
May 30th, 2020, 12:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event - Walter Scott Wines with Erica and Ken - Saturday May 30th, 5pm PT/8pm ET
Replies: 53
Views: 2852

Re: Zoom Event - Walter Scott Wines with Erica and Ken - Saturday May 30th, 5pm PT/8pm ET

I've got a 2017 Seven Springs chilled.. will probably decant at around 2pm..
by Mark Y
May 30th, 2020, 8:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Walter Scott Wolfpack
Replies: 58
Views: 3713

Re: Walter Scott Wolfpack

I was one of the first to complain on here so it’s only fair to give credit where it’s due. It looks like the SVD chards that were made “Wolfpack only” have since been reopened to the public. Not sure if this was brought up already. May have nothing to do with all the griping on this board, but I l...
by Mark Y
May 28th, 2020, 6:27 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Burgundy restaurants?
Replies: 22
Views: 2032

Re: Burgundy restaurants?

Gautier - thanks for those, especially in Meursault. I ate at Au Fil du Clos in February and while the food was good and the wine list excellent, I was a little underwhelmed with the atmosphere. When u say wine list excellent. Do u mean lots of options? Really cheap prices? Or hard to find gems? Or...

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