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by Mark Y
March 1st, 2021, 5:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse Double Lucky!
Replies: 33
Views: 3120

Re: Cayuse Double Lucky!

also got original email... but no shipping notice.. maybe it's a rolling shipment roll out. :)
by Mark Y
February 27th, 2021, 10:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Have wine auction lots become much more scarce....?
Replies: 187
Views: 10028

Re: Have wine auction lots become much more scarce....?

Not even watching HDH today ... dont want to get mad. I don't get mad; I just shrug and move on with life. 1996 Krug just went for $720. There's a wine I'm not going to get to drink. Whatever. My income is not keeping up with asset inflation. The best hedge for asset inflation is to own assets. So....
by Mark Y
February 27th, 2021, 6:38 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Why is buying an Ah-So so gd hard to do?
Replies: 17
Views: 513

Re: Why is buying an Ah-So so gd hard to do?

John S wrote: February 27th, 2021, 6:26 am I'm bet you are using a knockoff which generally stink and immediately go into the trash at my house. There really are no substitutes for a Monopol Ah-So. If you are using a real Monopol and having trouble then just give up.
the OP is talking about BUYING a monopol ah-so. not USING one. ;)
by Mark Y
February 23rd, 2021, 10:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is Oregon chardonnay so expensive?
Replies: 206
Views: 14665

Re: Why is Oregon chardonnay so expensive?

Friend just got on the Antica Terra list after a few years waiting. Their PN is 125 bones. So is their Chardonnay. That caught him a bit off-guard. "I can deal with $125 for a PN, but for a Chard?". US wine market is not for the faint of heart. Or thinness of wallet. Antica Terra is in th...
by Mark Y
February 23rd, 2021, 9:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is Oregon chardonnay so expensive?
Replies: 206
Views: 14665

Re: Why is Oregon chardonnay so expensive?

Friend just got on the Antica Terra list after a few years waiting. Their PN is 125 bones. So is their Chardonnay. That caught him a bit off-guard. "I can deal with $125 for a PN, but for a Chard?". US wine market is not for the faint of heart. Or thinness of wallet. Antica Terra is not c...
by Mark Y
February 21st, 2021, 12:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Bartolo Mascarello Barolo (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)
Replies: 7
Views: 1075

Re: TN: 2016 Bartolo Mascarello Barolo (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo)

Was blinded this btl tonight.
Loved the bright red strawberry fruit, felt the energy and youth, then crushed like a bug by the tannic hammer on the finish. Guessed 16 bartolo. 😂
by Mark Y
February 20th, 2021, 1:28 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Burr Grinder Recommendation
Replies: 39
Views: 1887

Re: Burr Grinder Recommendation

tedhase wrote: February 19th, 2021, 10:07 pm Weber Workshops HG-1. A burr grinder you can pass on to your children.

https://weberworkshops.com/products/hg-1
That thing is so beautiful it belongs in a museum.
😍😍😍
by Mark Y
February 18th, 2021, 7:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Red Burgundy
Replies: 34
Views: 2768

Re: 2014 Red Burgundy

Is it possible to imagine a vintage in Burgundy that produces "once in a century" reds and whites?? [pwn.gif] 2010? Two issues. One is that 2010, while very fine in white, is not the best of even the last 20 years. And then there’s the “once in a century” thing. 2010 in red is wonderful, ...
by Mark Y
February 18th, 2021, 5:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2014 Red Burgundy
Replies: 34
Views: 2768

Re: 2014 Red Burgundy

MaxSemler39 wrote: February 18th, 2021, 4:38 pm Is it possible to imagine a vintage in Burgundy that produces "once in a century" reds and whites?? [pwn.gif]
2010?
by Mark Y
February 15th, 2021, 11:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: best wine decanters for double decanting?
Replies: 20
Views: 981

Re: best wine decanters for double decanting?

Purely for Double decant - I use a glass measuring cup most of the time. Easier to wash vs delicate decanters.

Fwiw I have that exact same item as the OP. I never use the double decant tool part. I just use the glass container as a regular decanter.
by Mark Y
February 13th, 2021, 11:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No wine in my cellar is safe from getting its cork pulled
Replies: 86
Views: 4270

Re: No wine in my cellar is safe from getting its cork pulled

Do I have any $10,000-$20,000 bottles?

I don’t have any btls that aren’t $10k+!

Are those $6000 bottles even worth drinking?? Might as well drink pliny the younger at that point...
by Mark Y
February 10th, 2021, 6:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 Burgundy -- What are you buying?
Replies: 61
Views: 3610

Re: 2019 Burgundy -- What are you buying?

I will take that bet, since I may not be alive in five years! I was thinking more a 20% increase, year on year over two years. One catch, I get to deliver it in person if I lose... So.... i know math is annoying.. [wow.gif] but 20% yoy increase makes $220 in year 1, $456 in year 5.. [wow.gif] [wow....
by Mark Y
February 10th, 2021, 4:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 Burgundy -- What are you buying?
Replies: 61
Views: 3610

Re: 2019 Burgundy -- What are you buying?

With you Mr Kelley, you are on. What are the terms? Okay, let's say that the 2018 Clos des Chênes, which is currently trading for around 220 USD per bottle, will have hit 450 USD per bottle on the market (from more than one source) within five years of today. I will take that bet, since I may not b...
by Mark Y
February 10th, 2021, 1:18 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Slim Sadie's Beef Jerky - 25% OFF
Replies: 77
Views: 2599

Re: Slim Sadie's Beef Jerky - 25% OFF

Hi Berserkers! Just wanted to jump on here and thank everyone for all the nice comments. And for all the comments that made me laugh :) Sorry I wasn't too responsive on here. I have been so busy trying to fulfill all the orders and I don't have a ton of experience with forums so this is a learning ...
by Mark Y
February 9th, 2021, 10:10 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Slim Sadie's Beef Jerky - 25% OFF
Replies: 77
Views: 2599

Re: Slim Sadie's Beef Jerky - 25% OFF

Hi Berserkers! Just wanted to jump on here and thank everyone for all the nice comments. And for all the comments that made me laugh :) Sorry I wasn't too responsive on here. I have been so busy trying to fulfill all the orders and I don't have a ton of experience with forums so this is a learning ...
by Mark Y
February 9th, 2021, 4:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 Burgundy -- What are you buying?
Replies: 61
Views: 3610

Re: 2019 Burgundy -- What are you buying?

DanielP wrote: February 9th, 2021, 4:17 pm I'm saving my bullets for 2021, supposed to be a great vintage
Golden rule of Burgundy says 2s are good? I think 2022 is the gonna be the vintage of the millenium.. saving up now!
by Mark Y
February 9th, 2021, 1:28 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Slim Sadie's Beef Jerky - 25% OFF
Replies: 77
Views: 2599

Re: Slim Sadie's Beef Jerky - 25% OFF

Brian Tuite wrote: February 9th, 2021, 1:04 pm I ordered 100 more bags today.
[worship.gif] [worship.gif]
Should one just invest in the company at this point?
by Mark Y
February 5th, 2021, 5:52 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: --
Replies: 1
Views: 261

Re: FS: Ganevat (Vignes de mon Pere, Grands Teppes, Marnes Bleues)

Sent PM... tho not local 😰
by Mark Y
February 5th, 2021, 2:22 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Walter Scott Berserker Day Discovery 6-Packs
Replies: 103
Views: 5303

Re: Walter Scott Berserker Day Discovery 6-Packs

Erica, You may want to pass on to Wineshipping.com that FedEx delivered my package today without a knock or doorbell ring, much less ID check! Otherwise, very pleased to have my sampler. I've noticed that too.. seems like there's a pesky little virus going around.. most adults are home all day.. Fe...
by Mark Y
February 3rd, 2021, 9:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Shiba Wichern Willamette Blanc
Replies: 4
Views: 381

Re: TN: 2018 Shiba Wichern Willamette Blanc

Got my btls. Popped the Havlin Auxerrois..
Very interesting. Didn’t know what to expect. It was like a blend of Riesling, sauv blanc, and chardonnay. First time with a Auxerrois. Fun stuff!
by Mark Y
January 30th, 2021, 2:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Diversity...again
Replies: 57
Views: 2662

Re: Cellar Diversity...again

Glenn P. wrote: January 30th, 2021, 1:02 pm how does this happen.
They like CA wines...?
[cheers.gif]
by Mark Y
January 29th, 2021, 9:32 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Rosé all day! stars & dust - NEW project from Nikki formerly of Liquid Farm!
Replies: 149
Views: 4049

Re: Rosé all day! stars & dust - NEW project from Nikki formerly of Liquid Farm!

brigcampbell wrote: January 29th, 2021, 7:28 pm
NikkiWineNerdPallesen wrote: January 29th, 2021, 5:38 pm
Nikki want to stroll down memory lane?

Congratulations, I'm a fan.


viewtopic.php?p=3188780#p3188780

When did Nikki leave liquid farm? That 2014 post is a blast from the past! I thought Nikki WAS liquid farm!
by Mark Y
January 29th, 2021, 6:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WE NEED ANOTHER BERSERKERFEST!
Replies: 100
Views: 4413

Re: WE NEED ANOTHER BERSERKERFEST!

cjsavino wrote: January 29th, 2021, 6:37 pm
P@u1_M3nk3s wrote: January 29th, 2021, 12:42 pm Beserkerfestapalooza?
Oregon
Texas
Atlanta
NYC
Chicago
Amsterdam
Andalusia
Melbourne
Singapore
Todd, start scheduling these out!
Live streamed from each locational the others, 24 hours of berserkerfest.
The moment Todd becomes David Guetta. Let's just add Ibiza and Dubai to the list!
by Mark Y
January 28th, 2021, 7:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Design your own Champagne glass
Replies: 49
Views: 2051

Re: Design your own wine glass

So like the suckling 100pt glass. This is the Adrian 93 pt glass? Schweet.
by Mark Y
January 28th, 2021, 1:47 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Pliny the Yonger will be Bottled and Shipped in California
Replies: 35
Views: 2167

Re: Pliny the Yonger will be Bottled and Shipped in California

Mark Y wrote: January 28th, 2021, 12:36 pm If anyone has a btl and wants to get a vertical of Macdonald for a btl let me know.
Update:

Really appreciate the outpouring of generosity via PM gang!

I should clarify I was joking. I don’t have a vertical of Macdonald. If I did, I would totally trade it for a btl of west coast ipa. 😍
by Mark Y
January 28th, 2021, 12:36 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Pliny the Yonger will be Bottled and Shipped in California
Replies: 35
Views: 2167

Re: Pliny the Yonger will be Bottled and Shipped in California

If anyone has a btl and wants to get a vertical of Macdonald for a btl let me know.
by Mark Y
January 27th, 2021, 6:14 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: GLASVIN (Best Products of 2020 - Food & Wine Mag) *New Product Launch - Decanter*
Replies: 137
Views: 6493

Re: GLASVIN Natural Stemware *Save 33-50%+* (Best Products of 2020 - Food & Wine Mag) *New Product Launch - Decanter*

I’ve tried the Expression next to grassl and zalto. Own a bunch of zalto bdx and burg. And they too are kinda gathering dust for the same reason wilbur mentioned. Glasvin Expression is about 23% cheaper than Grassl (at their prices today). I can get zalto for $50 so it’s 45%ish cheaper than zalto. B...
by Mark Y
January 27th, 2021, 6:02 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Shiba Wichern Cellars - BerserkerDay 12 Offers
Replies: 56
Views: 2706

Re: Shiba Wichern Cellars - BerserkerDay 12 Offers

Hey chris, just curious, do we get an order confirm other than the PayPal one? Thanks and can’t wait to try.
by Mark Y
January 27th, 2021, 10:38 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Shiba Wichern Cellars - BerserkerDay 12 Offers
Replies: 56
Views: 2706

Re: Shiba Wichern Cellars - BerserkerDay 12 Offers

Order in..thank goodness i can order less than 6 and just pay shipping :)

It's not the price, it's the fact i can't have that many bottles come in without the boss kicking my a$$.. glad i can try some bottles without risk of losing limbs!
by Mark Y
January 27th, 2021, 10:36 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Shiba Wichern Cellars - BerserkerDay 12 Offers
Replies: 56
Views: 2706

Re: Shiba Wichern Cellars - BerserkerDay 12 Offers

Lou Recupero wrote: January 27th, 2021, 10:06 am That build your own idea is brilliant.
Right? Totally agree it's brilliant, if i might say so myself! ;)
by Mark Y
January 27th, 2021, 9:34 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: ** SOLD OUT*** ** SALT VINE WINES - Mike Smith led wines - 2018 debut and library offers + more **
Replies: 49
Views: 3477

Re: ** SALT VINE WINES - Mike Smith led wines - 2018 debut and library offers + more **

Rose is a no brainer at the price. Looking forward to sharing with friends and family once everyone gets their vaccine in the spring/summer. Friend shared a sample vial of the 2016 cab: nice Napa fruit with plush texture. Thanks guys! What would you say is a Comparable rose in terms of style? Need ...
by Mark Y
January 27th, 2021, 8:55 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: ** SOLD OUT*** ** SALT VINE WINES - Mike Smith led wines - 2018 debut and library offers + more **
Replies: 49
Views: 3477

Re: ** SALT VINE WINES - Mike Smith led wines - 2018 debut and library offers + more **

Rose is a no brainer at the price. Looking forward to sharing with friends and family once everyone gets their vaccine in the spring/summer. Friend shared a sample vial of the 2016 cab: nice Napa fruit with plush texture. Thanks guys! What would you say is a Comparable rose in terms of style? Need ...
by Mark Y
January 26th, 2021, 3:42 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Flannery Beef *Monopole Cru Offer* (what remains is open for all!)
Replies: 81
Views: 5541

Re: Flannery Beef *Monopole Cru Offer* (now open for Grand Cru Cru!!)

Todd F r e n c h wrote: January 26th, 2021, 3:36 pm
Mark Y wrote: January 26th, 2021, 3:34 pm
Curtis Chen wrote: January 26th, 2021, 3:28 pm Oh hey, GCC got it. 😂
more supply than old Vatan flirtysmile
Yeah, the Monopolers got that old Vatan! (but how would YOU know??)
I hired Curtis to hack the Monopole Cru site.. [wow.gif] [wow.gif]
by Mark Y
January 26th, 2021, 3:36 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: UNTOUCHED FOR DECADES-VERY FINE WINE IN A CABINET
Replies: 43
Views: 3989

Re: UNTOUCHED FOR DECADES-VERY FINE WINE IN A CABINET

Yes sir.. I clarified my note above. didn't wanna cause confusion :D
by Mark Y
January 26th, 2021, 12:29 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: UNTOUCHED FOR DECADES-VERY FINE WINE IN A CABINET
Replies: 43
Views: 3989

Re: UNTOUCHED FOR DECADES-VERY FINE WINE IN A CABINET

Travis Fantz wrote: January 26th, 2021, 12:10 pm just so I understand, the new platinum/? group has access before the grand cru and others tomorrow for this?
They already did today (edit: to a few specific bottles that are rare)... Should be general tomorrow (edit: with the majority of the cellar offering)
by Mark Y
January 26th, 2021, 10:34 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Shiba Wichern Cellars - BerserkerDay 12 Offers
Replies: 56
Views: 2706

Re: Shiba Wichern Cellars - BerserkerDay 12 Offers

Chris,
Thx for the email exchange. And apologies for ordering out of turn. Got too excited! ;)

Question. If we don’t get multiples of 6 or 12 btls. Can we still get this pricing and just pay for shipping?
What does shipping cost look like to WA state?

Thx
by Mark Y
January 26th, 2021, 10:09 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Walter Scott Berserker Day Discovery 6-Packs
Replies: 103
Views: 5303

Re: Walter Scott Berserker Day Discovery 6-Packs

Hi Mark!! We are not allowed to sell until tomorrow, so they are hidden in a secret spot until tomorrow morning. We will put them back up at 7:00 am (PST) tomorrow, Wednesday January 27th to open up for sales. Oh yah for berserker PACKS. ;) I was more joking about a berserker cuvee aka rock salt 2....
by Mark Y
January 26th, 2021, 9:49 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Walter Scott Berserker Day Discovery 6-Packs
Replies: 103
Views: 5303

Re: Walter Scott Berserker Day Discovery 6-Packs

Where's the Berserker Cuvee on the website!!?? ;) Great stuff as always Erica! Hi Mark!! We are not allowed to sell until tomorrow, so they are hidden in a secret spot until tomorrow morning. We will put them back up at 7:00 am (PST) tomorrow, Wednesday January 27th to open up for sales. Oh yah for...
by Mark Y
January 26th, 2021, 9:17 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: GLASVIN (Best Products of 2020 - Food & Wine Mag) *New Product Launch - Decanter*
Replies: 137
Views: 6493

Re: GLASVIN Natural Stemware *Save 33-50%+* (Best Products of 2020 - Food & Wine Magazine) *New Product Launch - Decante

DECANTER.. Finally!! :D I basically made this decanter because you (and Charlie ) kept on suggesting it I appreciate the incorporation of some design feedback! :D - i like tallish decanters to save space and easy to handle - but i want enough surface area for air exposure ... love the 750ml hitting...
by Mark Y
January 26th, 2021, 8:53 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Walter Scott Berserker Day Discovery 6-Packs
Replies: 103
Views: 5303

Re: Walter Scott Berserker Day Discovery 6-Packs

Where's the Berserker Cuvee on the website!!?? ;)

Great stuff as always Erica!
by Mark Y
January 25th, 2021, 10:09 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 12 Master Thread/FAQ
Replies: 598
Views: 47549

Re: BerserkerDay 12 Master Thread/FAQ

Having a second “big day” definitely can work. There’s been cyber Monday forever until Amazon started Prime Day. Now there are two mega days in a year. Prime day has not cannibalized cyber Monday at all. I mean...WB is kinda like Amazon right? Similarly well paid CEO? 😂 Excellent point. I'm only ab...
by Mark Y
January 25th, 2021, 9:50 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 12 Master Thread/FAQ
Replies: 598
Views: 47549

Re: BerserkerDay 12 Master Thread/FAQ

Having a second “big day” definitely can work.

There’s been cyber Monday forever until Amazon started Prime Day.

Now there are two mega days in a year. Prime day has not cannibalized cyber Monday at all.

I mean...WB is kinda like Amazon right? Similarly well paid CEO? 😂
by Mark Y
January 21st, 2021, 6:21 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Quilceda vs. Bordeaux?
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Re: Quilceda vs. Bordeaux?

Quilceda is biggie big WA cab
If u like other biggie big WA cabs you will like quilceda.
It’s got lots of fruit and flavor and intensity.
by Mark Y
January 21st, 2021, 8:22 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Has anyone been to Hawaii lately?
Replies: 23
Views: 1325

Re: Has anyone been to Hawaii lately?

Some great recommendations, thanks Mark. While I've been to HI many times, this will be the first trip with the kids (7 and 9) hence the more touristy type activities on the agenda for this trip. Agree that Luaus are mostly geared towards tourists but I'm sure the kids will get a kick out of it. We...
by Mark Y
January 20th, 2021, 6:25 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Has anyone been to Hawaii lately?
Replies: 23
Views: 1325

Re: Has anyone been to Hawaii lately?

What is the "full hawaii experience"? We were hoping to do a snorkeling/whale watching excursion, luau, volcano hikes, etc. Glad to hear that the restaurants are open for business and most of the visitors are respecting the mask policy. David not sure your level of experience with Hawaii ...
by Mark Y
January 19th, 2021, 5:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse Double Lucky!
Replies: 33
Views: 3120

Re: Cayuse Double Lucky!

They are sending me a bottle of wine for free? Seriously? Yup.. from reading it, it sounds like the vines are young for the most part, so probably not quite ready for 'prime time' Cayuse quality bottling. so they are sending it out for goodwill / exposure.. in a year it'll probably be part of the N...

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