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by Mark Y
February 16th, 2019, 4:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 33
Views: 1504

Re: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

Gotta ask.. did Tyler spend more time
A. On an airplane
B. In bed / suffering from plague
C. Actually seeing something in Paris/Burgundy.

???

Poor guy.
by Mark Y
February 15th, 2019, 4:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ray Walker's New New Bourbon Company - Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon
Replies: 209
Views: 7566

Re: Ray Walker's New New Bourbon Company - Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon

Legendary thread in the making.. why didn't we just continue on the prior thread, instead of starting this new one?
merge? make the prior thread even more legendary?
by Mark Y
February 15th, 2019, 12:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition
Replies: 33
Views: 1504

Re: Quick 6 day trip to Paris and Burgundy - 2019 edition

that's a LONG way to go for 6 days.. holy crap.. i thought you guys were going for 2 weeks!
by Mark Y
February 15th, 2019, 12:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vintage-Dependent Wines/Regions
Replies: 7
Views: 172

Re: Vintage-Dependent Wines/Regions

What’s a solar vintage? And where does the term come from?
by Mark Y
February 14th, 2019, 6:58 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Private Burgundy Wine Tour
Replies: 5
Views: 217

Re: Private Burgundy Wine Tour

Dave English wrote:
February 14th, 2019, 2:17 am
Define 'better'.
Let’s say Rousseau. Leroy. Drc. Coche.

Are there any tour guides who can get u in those?
by Mark Y
February 14th, 2019, 2:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Double decant question
Replies: 32
Views: 839

Re: Double decant question

Is that it Alan? The 48 hours is a desired/controlled time? Ok cool. I wouldn’t do it. But everyone is free to choose. I was more wondering if that 48 hours is controllable. Can he do 20 hrs? Etc. But why a subsequent 48 hour gap Alan? This is why: Give it a couple of hours in the decanter and then ...
by Mark Y
February 13th, 2019, 10:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Double decant question
Replies: 32
Views: 839

Re: Double decant question

But why a subsequent 48 hour gap Alan?
by Mark Y
February 12th, 2019, 8:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy: Vosne
Replies: 32
Views: 1640

Re: Burgundy: Vosne

Suggest again: combine these threads into a master one.

Granted. Charlie is chugging coche in burgundy so we are down an admin.
by Mark Y
February 12th, 2019, 8:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Central Greece: Attica
Replies: 3
Views: 157

Re: Central Greece: Attica

Ok. Literally LOL. [rofl.gif] [rofl.gif]
by Mark Y
February 12th, 2019, 6:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy: Vosne
Replies: 32
Views: 1640

Re: Burgundy: Vosne

DRC. [smileyvault-ban.gif]
by Mark Y
February 12th, 2019, 5:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy: Gevrey
Replies: 2
Views: 295

Re: Burgundy: Gevrey

Rousseau
by Mark Y
February 12th, 2019, 5:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy: Morey
Replies: 28
Views: 987

Re: Burgundy: Morey

Dujac
Clos de Tart
Lambray


Again- can we combine? Would be a super helpful master thread.
by Mark Y
February 12th, 2019, 5:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy: Vougeot
Replies: 5
Views: 421

Re: Burgundy: Vougeot

Can we combine all of these individual thread and make a master thread?
by Mark Y
February 12th, 2019, 10:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Official Screaming Eagle Waitlist Thread
Replies: 69
Views: 6212

Re: The Official Screaming Eagle Waitlist Thread

It’s longer than that now? Isn’t it 12 yrs or so now?

I confirmed with them that I signed up June 2009. And still on waitlist.
by Mark Y
February 11th, 2019, 10:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Understanding the Producers of Volnay
Replies: 99
Views: 2824

Re: Understanding the Producers of Volnay

Todd Hamina wrote:
February 11th, 2019, 10:28 pm
Watching a video old man De Montille dancing around a restaurant joyful that terrorists had destroyed the World Trade Centers on 9/11, because we deserved it, put me off this producer forever.

The D'Angerville and Pousse d'Or wines are extra beautiful.
Wwwow. Link to video?
by Mark Y
February 11th, 2019, 5:45 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Solo trip ideas
Replies: 11
Views: 306

Re: Solo trip ideas

I see recommendations for some very far off places which we love as well. But with only a week, spending two of those days traveling to and from is something we never do. Asia, Africa, the South Pacific, Europe are all trips worthy of two weeks or longer. Depends where you are. Europe is like a 5 h...
by Mark Y
February 10th, 2019, 5:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy Wines
Replies: 43
Views: 2163

Re: Burgundy Wines

Mattstolz wrote:
February 10th, 2019, 3:38 pm
has anyone opened up any 2016 Burgs at this point? How did the 1ers from Volnay and Pommard do?
I think Charlie’s opened several 16 Liger Belair Le Romanee. 😂
by Mark Y
February 8th, 2019, 6:23 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2015 DRC Romanée-St-Vivant
Replies: 8
Views: 534

Re: FS: 2015 DRC Romanée-St-Vivant

this is the one u won from the LCBO? nice!
by Mark Y
February 8th, 2019, 8:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Delectable identified my wine!
Replies: 11
Views: 470

Re: Delectable identified my wine!

why do u need an app to identify a wine that you have in front of you tho? can't you just read the label?

not sure what the purpose of the feature is.. clearly i don't have the app :)
by Mark Y
February 7th, 2019, 3:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 DRC Wines
Replies: 26
Views: 1703

Re: 2015 DRC Wines

Vuk K wrote:
February 7th, 2019, 3:54 pm
Mark Y wrote:
February 7th, 2019, 3:49 pm
He won the lottery. Which means he can buy 1 bottle
The prices are insane. I think for the RC it’s something like $2000.
Even insanER... $4,435 [shock.gif] [swoon.gif]
Canadian dollars tho right? So like. $200 usd? ;)
Kidding. But yah still crazy deal.
by Mark Y
February 7th, 2019, 3:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Restaurant - Waiter pouring etiquette
Replies: 104
Views: 3382

Re: Restaurant - Waiter pouring etiquette

Sorry to hijack but once I had cheap wine and a chateau Margaux at the same table. Stupid waiter poured the cheap wine into my glass that was half filled with the Margaux. next time make the Margaux the cheap wine of the table! problem solved! ;) but man that is a disaster.. i mean that's kinda the...
by Mark Y
February 7th, 2019, 3:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 DRC Wines
Replies: 26
Views: 1703

Re: 2015 DRC Wines

He won the lottery. Which means he can buy 1 bottle
The prices are insane. I think for the RC it’s something like $2000.
by Mark Y
February 7th, 2019, 10:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 DRC Wines
Replies: 26
Views: 1703

Re: 2015 DRC Wines

I know the vintages are quite important when it comes to high-end wines. What is the vintage like for 2015 DRC wines? Is it a good year to have or are there better vintages to look for? They just released this in Ontario and I have never seen it here before. they released on a lottery basis tho rig...
by Mark Y
February 6th, 2019, 9:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!
Replies: 42
Views: 1643

Re: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!

I like the price in WS spot

Vivino is pretty useless to me. Prices are always higher than WS anyways. Or sure why I would ever go there? :)
by Mark Y
February 6th, 2019, 10:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Screaming Eagle offer
Replies: 37
Views: 4112

Re: 2016 Screaming Eagle offer

Smoke taint?
by Mark Y
February 6th, 2019, 9:40 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Iceland on the Cheap?
Replies: 8
Views: 192

Re: Iceland on the Cheap?

Ah. From my research you CAN in theory just get one hotel. But if u want to see some of the further out places it will be really longggg driving days.
And In the winter u get very little sunlight. Of course the idea of moving hotels is not one I enjoy either.
by Mark Y
February 6th, 2019, 8:23 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Iceland on the Cheap?
Replies: 8
Views: 192

Re: Iceland on the Cheap?

Rent a car and drive around. You’d be missing 90% of things to see in Iceland if u stay in the City and surroundings. Golden circle day trip is almost a must. If u have time, which u do, drive the southern side. I’m not sure about northern light so will let others comment. Iceland isn’t usually pair...
by Mark Y
February 4th, 2019, 4:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 DRC Wines
Replies: 26
Views: 1703

Re: 2015 DRC Wines

I know the vintages are quite important when it comes to high-end wines. What is the vintage like for 2015 DRC wines? Is it a good year to have or are there better vintages to look for? They just released this in Ontario and I have never seen it here before. they released on a lottery basis tho rig...
by Mark Y
February 1st, 2019, 8:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why don't more wineries use PayPal or other payment systems?
Replies: 75
Views: 1731

Re: Why don't more wineries use PayPal or other payment systems?

Paypal provides a service people want. It’s good if u want it. It’s not good if you don’t want to give them 4 days of float. The end? ;) Paypal’s Biz model is understandable to any informed investor. But they still provide a service that’s valuable to some/many people. :) Personally I don’t care the...
by Mark Y
February 1st, 2019, 1:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Who is the BerserkerDay 10 MVP?? Come and see!
Replies: 55
Views: 2929

Re: Who is the BerserkerDay 10 MVP?? Come and see!

AndrewH wrote:
February 1st, 2019, 1:43 pm
Paul Jaouen wrote:
February 1st, 2019, 9:27 am
I haven't spent a nickel in ten years of Berserker Days. Where's my prize?
Excommunication.
And $ in the bank? ;)
by Mark Y
January 31st, 2019, 9:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: More Reviewer Changes at the Wine Advocate
Replies: 56
Views: 3564

Re: More Reviewer Changes at the Wine Advocate

David Griffith wrote:
January 30th, 2019, 5:08 pm
Well then, I'm really looking forward to the Mueller report! [popcorn.gif]
[rofl.gif] [rofl.gif] [rofl.gif]
by Mark Y
January 30th, 2019, 8:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why don't more wineries use PayPal or other payment systems?
Replies: 75
Views: 1731

Re: Why don't more wineries use PayPal or other payment systems?

Isn’t Apple Pay nfc based payment. What terminal do u hold it to for payment?
by Mark Y
January 30th, 2019, 5:12 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Easter Island / Torres Del Paine Question
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Re: Easter Island / Torres Del Paine Question

I would imagine it to be more like Machu Picchu in the sense that there’s a lot of history in what you see. Stone heads vs Stone villages... how people got there. Why people left. Etc. Galapagos is more animal viewing. Unique animals not just to Galapagos but from island to island. Like this bird ex...
by Mark Y
January 30th, 2019, 11:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burgundy Wines
Replies: 43
Views: 2163

Re: Burgundy Wines

What is a good starting point in taste testing these wines? Also, when ever I see them reviewed there scores are always mid to low 90's unlike Bordeaux wines, is their a reason for this? Because they're just not as good as BDX, and never deserving of the points. people needs to just dump the trash!...
by Mark Y
January 30th, 2019, 10:59 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Easter Island / Torres Del Paine Question
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Easter Island / Torres Del Paine Question

A couple of Qs for the group.. Easter Island: 1. I believe this is just part of Chile.. no issues with bringing a couple of bottles of wine on to the island right? 2. Any must eat places? my understanding is i'm not there for the cuisine.. Torres Del Paine - Staying inside the part at Hotel Lago Gre...
by Mark Y
January 29th, 2019, 6:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserker Day 10...what'd ya get?
Replies: 204
Views: 7275

Re: Berserker Day 10...what'd ya get?

How come PGC didn’t participate? Jim?
Missed a cutoff? Or just not part of the business plan?
by Mark Y
January 29th, 2019, 6:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Question for J.J. Prum Collectors...
Replies: 29
Views: 1694

Re: Question for J.J. Prum Collectors...

These are gross generalizations, but... All are good the first 24 months or so post vintage. Then they shut down some. I then drink in the following windows (with plenty of exceptions due to a lack of willpower): Kabinett: 10 years from vintage until the end of time Spätlese: 15 years from vintage ...
by Mark Y
January 29th, 2019, 5:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Question for J.J. Prum Collectors...
Replies: 29
Views: 1694

Re: Question for J.J. Prum Collectors...

My opinion is they are great from day 1 until death basically. Different types of goodness. Depending on what you are looking for. But in general they are so easy to drink.
by Mark Y
January 28th, 2019, 5:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aged riesling?
Replies: 23
Views: 1171

Re: Aged riesling?

Claus Jeppesen wrote:
January 26th, 2019, 10:07 am
If you want aged Rieslings search 2972
I had trouble finding this on winesearcher.
Do we need to first purchase a time machine? ;)
by Mark Y
January 27th, 2019, 8:39 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Cayuse Bionic Frog 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Re: FS: Cayuse Bionic Frog 2016

Ron I think if you have them shipped to you, they shipped last fall?
by Mark Y
January 26th, 2019, 10:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Please help me understand Huet
Replies: 26
Views: 1135

Re: Please help me understand Huet

constance is magic.

moelleux premier tres is excellent..

the vineyards are different but honestly they're all good. Huet is huet..
by Mark Y
January 26th, 2019, 8:51 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Wine Glasses, and a few Zaltos if you need them
Replies: 147
Views: 4855

Re: Grassl Wine Glasses, and a few Zaltos if you need them

My guess to order is (from previous offer)

“email me - cfreemott at mac dot com”

That’s my guess.
by Mark Y
January 25th, 2019, 3:05 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Flannery - extended aging question.
Replies: 23
Views: 575

Re: Flannery - extended aging question.

Im talking about... theoretically... new
York strips. Good to know thanks everyone.
Looks like I’ll go for younger... theoretically.
by Mark Y
January 25th, 2019, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Oregon - visiting Thomas or Cameron possible?
Replies: 9
Views: 420

Re: Oregon - visiting Thomas or Cameron possible?

Richard T r i m p i wrote:
January 25th, 2019, 8:46 am
Cameron more likely than Thomas. Thomas visits are few and far between. I've been to Cameron once. Never tried Thomas.

RT
Richard, how did you contact Cameron for a visit? PM if it's easier?
thanks!
by Mark Y
January 25th, 2019, 8:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Oregon - visiting Thomas or Cameron possible?
Replies: 9
Views: 420

Re: Oregon - visiting Thomas or Cameron possible?

Thank you!
by Mark Y
January 25th, 2019, 6:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Oregon - visiting Thomas or Cameron possible?
Replies: 9
Views: 420

Re: Oregon - visiting Thomas or Cameron possible?

William Kelley wrote:
January 25th, 2019, 6:29 am
Send them a letter by snail mail!
William, this applies to both? And for real?
Doable for sure if thats what it takes.. [cheers.gif]
by Mark Y
January 24th, 2019, 11:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Oregon - visiting Thomas or Cameron possible?
Replies: 9
Views: 420

Oregon - visiting Thomas or Cameron possible?

Heading to Willamette in March and was hoping to visit either Cameron or Thomas. Does anyone know how one might get a visit with these folks? I don’t believe they are open to the public. Been to Willamette many a times so have been to the usual suspects several times. Hoping to try one of these two ...
by Mark Y
January 24th, 2019, 10:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 156
Views: 7011

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

Chris Freemott wrote:
January 24th, 2019, 10:01 pm
Full lineup
Without saying the price. Can u say if they are all priced the same?
Is decanter similar cost as the glass? 2x? 3x?
by Mark Y
January 24th, 2019, 10:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 608
Views: 27456

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Anyone ask for the ‘66 mag of gruraud larose?

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