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by TGigante
October 3rd, 2019, 7:21 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Mid NYC:: Oct 21st :Please Post Wines: 2 Spots Open !
Replies: 48
Views: 1877

Re: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Mid NYC:: Oct 21st :please post wines

Sticking with original
1997 Anne Gros Clos Vougeot Le Grand Maupertui
by TGigante
September 30th, 2019, 1:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Save the Day
Replies: 61
Views: 4413

Re: Ultramarine Save the Day

One day hopefully... Same here. Out of curiosity, for those who were on the waiting list - how long were you waiting before receiving an allocation? I signed up before the 2012 release For the 2012 release I didn’t have an allocation per se but was allowed to wish list 2 bottles of BdB and BdN. I w...
by TGigante
September 28th, 2019, 5:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 MacDonald release
Replies: 220
Views: 17986

Re: 2016 MacDonald release

Probably already asked and answered but what it the wait after signing up to get a chance to purchase? Nobody knows for sure since the current buyers would need to get off the list first and/or increase in production. Then add more and more people signing up for the waitlist. Appears for now about ...
by TGigante
September 17th, 2019, 4:09 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Mid NYC:: Oct 21st :Please Post Wines: 2 Spots Open !
Replies: 48
Views: 1877

Re: Grand Cru Burgs: Peking Duckhouse Midtown NYC: Oct or Nov

10/16 is not good
I can do 10/7, 10/9,10/14, 10/21, 10/23
by TGigante
September 17th, 2019, 3:55 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a special bottle: Peking Duckhouse Mid NYC:: Oct 21st :Please Post Wines: 2 Spots Open !
Replies: 48
Views: 1877

Re: Peking Duckhouse Midtown NYC: October or November

Interested for a Grand Cru Burg event. Early Nov ng but Mon or Wed usually are ok
by TGigante
August 26th, 2019, 2:32 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich
Replies: 88
Views: 3774

Re: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich

So I went on a bit of an odyssey thru southeastern Atlanta this past Wednesday afternoon, in my quest to have the Popeyes chicken sando Dude, you lost me at "sando" I love to hear a hard core American Italian say ‘sangwich’ Used to go to a pizza joint back in the day and they used to say it like th...
by TGigante
June 16th, 2019, 12:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winery Owner (most of you already know him) suing police deputy
Replies: 40
Views: 4030

Re: Winery Owner (most of you already know him) suing police deputy

And how could they deny knowledge that he had generously loaned an employee $420? Surely that had to be common knowledge around town! That's the stuff that makes the complaint so much fun. IMHO everyone involved in the proceedings would benefit from more than a little bit of 420. [gen_fro.gif] In t...
by TGigante
June 16th, 2019, 8:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Likely Wine Theft- What would you do?
Replies: 63
Views: 3864

Re: Likely Wine Theft- What would you do?

Mike Maguire wrote:
June 16th, 2019, 7:28 am
etomasi wrote:
June 15th, 2019, 4:13 pm
I would just lock it.
This
Locking the cellar moves the issue to other parts of the house. Lock up everything in the house?
You need to know exactly what is going on in the premises.
by TGigante
June 16th, 2019, 5:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Likely Wine Theft- What would you do?
Replies: 63
Views: 3864

Re: Likely Wine Theft- What would you do?

Do nothing until you have solid proof. There's no need to go around accusing anyone. Even the mere fact of discussing it with cleaning lady will ruin the relationship. Install hidden cameras. 4k cameras are not expensive. This Would be pretty embarrassing to confront the cleaning lady and then find...
by TGigante
January 27th, 2019, 11:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserker Day 10...what'd ya get?
Replies: 204
Views: 9186

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

Cebada Auction Lot: Forbidden Fruit Libation 375ml blueberry desert Sparkling Blanc de Noirs Keller Family: Chardonnay Rose x2 Sparkling Brut Rose Crawford Family: Chardonnay Rose Albarino x4 Maison Harbour: 6pk Gevery Chambertin Pressonnier Savigny les Beaune La Dominode Premier Cru x2 Pommard Les ...
by TGigante
January 27th, 2019, 8:46 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Auctions - CLOSED!!!
Topic: AUCTION: Jason Hagen Fundraiser by Biggio Hamina - Can you help a brother out?
Replies: 31
Views: 1884

Re: AUCTION: Jason Hagen Fundraiser by Biggio Hamina - Can you help a brother out?

Todd/Brig Can you please post the gofundme link so I can make the matching contribution. Perhaps some other Berserkers want to visit as well. It’s been a fine day with all the great offer for our benefit, the genorosity of the producers in donations of auction items and the spirit of the Community ...
by TGigante
January 27th, 2019, 8:24 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Auctions - CLOSED!!!
Topic: AUCTION: Jason Hagen Fundraiser by Biggio Hamina - Can you help a brother out?
Replies: 31
Views: 1884

Re: AUCTION: Jason Hagen Fundraiser by Biggio Hamina - Can you help a brother out?

Todd/Brig Can you please post the gofundme link so I can make the matching contribution. Perhaps some other Berserkers want to visit as well. It’s been a fine day with all the great offer for our benefit, the genorosity of the producers in donations of auction items and the spirit of the Community t...
by TGigante
January 27th, 2019, 4:55 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Auctions - CLOSED!!!
Topic: AUCTION: Jason Hagen Fundraiser by Biggio Hamina - Can you help a brother out?
Replies: 31
Views: 1884

Re: AUCTION: Jason Hagen Fundraiser by Biggio Hamina - Can you help a brother out?

20190127_140713.jpg We are talking about bottles 22, 23, and 24 of 272 bottles made. But because you all are doing such a great job I will add a bottle of 2012 Caroline which is the prettiest wine I have ever made. So, it's a four pack now. And thank you Tony! Chuck kicked it into gear and looks li...
by TGigante
January 27th, 2019, 2:45 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Auctions - CLOSED!!!
Topic: AUCTION: Jason Hagen Fundraiser by Biggio Hamina - Can you help a brother out?
Replies: 31
Views: 1884

Re: AUCTION: Jason Hagen Fundraiser by Biggio Hamina - Can you help a brother out?

[thankyou.gif] I Not a bid, but a pledge to donate an amount matching the high bid, up to $500. In other words, the high bidder gets the wine AND your donation is effectively doubled. Let's help Jason out! That’s a great idea Chuck. I will match as well. Terrific way to multiply the value of Todd’s ...
by TGigante
January 27th, 2019, 11:58 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: I. Brand & Family Back in the Game for BD10
Replies: 29
Views: 1941

Re: I. Brand & Family Back in the Game for BD10

Order sent for offer . Got same e-mail bounce back. Will resend to gmail if confirmation not received.
by TGigante
January 27th, 2019, 11:56 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Maison Harbour Burgundy Pinot Noir and Chardonnay
Replies: 14
Views: 1605

Re: Maison Harbour Burgundy Pinot Noir and Chardonnay

Order placed. Got a case of the Bourgogne Blanc last year that really wowed. Back in for some reds and whites.
by TGigante
January 27th, 2019, 10:41 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 9691

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

Order in. I give many of the items out to my hardworking staff. Last year the tuna, sardines and Sherry vinegar were a big hit. This year added EVOO and some of the new seafood items Of course I keep a few for myself.
by TGigante
December 7th, 2018, 5:22 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC - Burgundy GC Reds @ Little Frog (12/13)
Replies: 51
Views: 3118

Re: NYC - Burgundy GC Reds @ Little Frog (12/13)

Bringing a 1995 Marc Rougeot-Dupin Clos St. Denis as well as the 2012 Ultramarine BDN
by TGigante
November 19th, 2018, 8:28 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC - Burgundy GC Reds @ Little Frog (12/13)
Replies: 51
Views: 3118

Re: NYC - Burgundy 1er Reds (12/5), GC Reds @ Sutton Inn (12/13)

Sh@n A wrote:
November 19th, 2018, 8:24 am
Will cancel 12/5 barring objections
I’m open to rescheduling for January if you want to move the date
by TGigante
November 19th, 2018, 8:01 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC - Burgundy GC Reds @ Little Frog (12/13)
Replies: 51
Views: 3118

Re: NYC - Burgundy 1er Reds (12/5), GC Reds @ Sutton Inn (12/13)

Have to pull out of 12/5 with regrets.

Still looking forward to 12/13
by TGigante
October 16th, 2018, 7:21 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Has the commerce corner jumped the shark at WB?
Replies: 119
Views: 5195

Re: Has the commerce corner jumped the shark at WB?

Tom
How will the shipping process work? Can we accumulate and pick a shipping window or is each offer shipped upon order?
Please PM me about options to ship to NJ. The Douro white looks intriguing. Hoping to package that with some other offers something like this would not otherwise hit my radar
by TGigante
October 5th, 2018, 5:43 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC - Burgundy QPR Reds @ Little Frog (Wed 11/28)
Replies: 37
Views: 2011

Re: NYC - Burgundy QPR Reds @ Little Frog (Wed 11/28)

Regrets that I have to withdraw. Just scheduled for some minor surgery on 11/27.
by TGigante
August 24th, 2018, 4:55 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC - Burgundy GC Reds @ Little Frog (12/13)
Replies: 51
Views: 3118

Re: NYC - Burgundy 1er Reds (12/5), GC Reds (12/13)

Happy to provide an 2012 Ultramarine BdB or BdN to either event
by TGigante
April 18th, 2018, 7:10 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Restaurant Rec South of Newark, NJ?
Replies: 12
Views: 438

Restaurant Rec South of Newark, NJ?

Sitting at the bar at La Grigia right now. Landed, was hungry and went with the closest option. Terre Nere Rosato, Verduno Langhe Nebbiolo, and a Ricotta Gnocchi Bolognese worked out nicely for me. Thanks for the reco Steve. Good wine by the glass program IIR I think they corovin the bottles to giv...
by TGigante
March 15th, 2018, 5:51 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Help me understand the peculiarities of local wine
Replies: 7
Views: 671

Help me understand the peculiarities of local wine

The only time I’ve ever seen “America” on a wine bottle as an appellation was when Whole Foods introduced a Two Buck Chuck wannabe (Lord only knows why) and one of the reds carried that source name. I just assumed the grapes came from ‘wherever’. Check out Gruet sparkling. They formerly listed NM a...
by TGigante
January 28th, 2018, 5:06 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Verizon Travel Pass, for voice, data, and text roaming
Replies: 20
Views: 650

Verizon Travel Pass, for voice, data, and text roaming

I’ve used it multiple times In the Caribbean
You are still on the local carrier network so reliability is based on that
Calls go through fairly well. Texts and email can be delayed
by TGigante
January 27th, 2018, 8:07 am
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: BerserkerDay IX Master Thread/FAQ - Records set!!! Over $500,000 in wine/wine related goods sold!
Replies: 252
Views: 17585

BerserkerDay IX Master Thread/FAQ (Please Read) WE ARE LIVE WITH BERSERKERDAY!

Is it just me, or the board is running slow? Maybe it's the internet in these woods... Slow, lots of traffic. I had forgotten the offers are rolled out in groups. Worse than slow Getting bounced out a bunch of times when clicking on an offer Glad to see all the traffic. Hopefully a great day for al...
by TGigante
January 26th, 2018, 2:15 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: JEAN EDWARDS CELLARS: Sorry Offer Closed
Replies: 92
Views: 4854

JEAN EDWARDS CELLARS: Hello Old Friends...

In for 2 verts of the 74-41 and a couple of the new releases of malbec and merlot

Membership has its privileges for both Berserkerday pre buy and JE releases

Thanks Karen and John

Good luck with the new tasting room
by TGigante
January 21st, 2018, 9:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: List the wines YOU are the ONLY owner of according to CT
Replies: 44
Views: 2312

List the wines YOU are the ONLY owner of according to CT

2015 Biggio Hamina Cellars Pinot Noir Holmes Gap Vineyard
2006 Hafner Trockenbeerenauslese Old Vienna Grand Cuvée
2013 Cosimo Maria Masini Cosimo
2006 Nicolas Potel Côte de Nuits Villages
by TGigante
January 21st, 2018, 7:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Can you help me find that "burgundian" taste in less expensive wines?
Replies: 62
Views: 3631

Can you help me find that "burgundian" taste in less expensive wines?

For my palate, there are some similarities I find in the Etna reds that I can relate to red burgundy.
by TGigante
January 21st, 2018, 6:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Red Burgundy - Village, ageability?
Replies: 33
Views: 1585

Red Burgundy - Village, ageability?

Anyway, I opened a 2015 Joseph Drouhin Cote De Nuit Village...and was just stunned how good this was. I was in K&L today, remembered your post, so I picked one up. Unfortunately, I didn't remember it quite right, and got the Cote de Beaune instead. But it's nevertheless a pretty nice wine for the m...
by TGigante
January 5th, 2018, 1:30 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: New Jersey young professionals tasting group
Replies: 34
Views: 2296

New Jersey young professionals tasting group

I work in Union so would mostly be available for weeknights

Old world theme sounds good
by TGigante
December 17th, 2017, 1:18 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine cooler suggestions?
Replies: 13
Views: 1320

Wine cooler suggestions?

I have 2 of these. No issues in 4 years. Costco sells these @ $999 delivered (often times $100 off). Thank you! I was able to find this on the costco site at the price you mentioned. It seems to hold the most bottles per dollar and is 3-4 star rated across websites. And it even looks nice. I think ...
by TGigante
September 27th, 2017, 10:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 4921

The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread

9/25/15
No offers yet
by TGigante
August 27th, 2017, 6:58 am
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: How to fix my Golf Club
Replies: 22
Views: 1903

How to fix my Golf Club

Do a side by side comparison vs lists of other clubs for both selection and pricing ratios. Do it blind so you don't see name of club. Show it to others and see if your opinion is supported by their conculsions. Karen & John Troisi of Jean Edwards (Berserker Business Members) do business here in NJ ...
by TGigante
August 25th, 2017, 8:28 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Atlantic City and Cape May Restaurant Recommendations
Replies: 25
Views: 1606

Atlantic City and Cape May Restaurant Recommendations

mark rudner wrote:in longport is steve and cookies
the food is very good as is the very reasonable and well curated wine list

2nd on Steve & Cookies.
Get the blueberry pie



http://www.steveandcookies.com/
by TGigante
July 22nd, 2017, 8:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's your favorite Wine Song or Lyric?
Replies: 121
Views: 3060

What's your favorite Wine Song or Lyric?

The Cisco Kid was a friend of mine He drink whiskey, Poncho drink the wine We met down on the fort of Rio Grande Eat the salted peanuts out of can The outlaws had us pinned down at the fort Cisco came in blastin', drinkin' port Cisco Kid War [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0G4vmhG3mB0 [/you...
by TGigante
June 26th, 2017, 6:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's your favorite Wine Song or Lyric?
Replies: 121
Views: 3060

What's your favorite Wine Song or Lyric?

Go on and close the curtains 'Cause all we need is candlelight You and me, and a bottle of wine To hold you tonight Well we know I'm going away And how I wish, I wish it weren't so So take this wine and drink with me And let's delay our misery Save tonight and fight the break of dawn Come tomorrow, ...
by TGigante
June 26th, 2017, 6:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's your favorite Wine Song or Lyric?
Replies: 121
Views: 3060

What's your favorite Wine Song or Lyric?

Broken Joe just lying in a gutter He's gone as low as any man can be He calls for wine but they'll only serve him water The bartender say, “We don't sell sympathy” He tells a strange story about his father How Sunday mornings they'd go down to the church on the corner As time grows older his thought...
by TGigante
June 26th, 2017, 5:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's your favorite Wine Song or Lyric?
Replies: 121
Views: 3060

What's your favorite Wine Song or Lyric?

Beneath the stars just sipping wine Young lovers then in summertime I'll always remember That old flame of mine Love, she comes and goes True love, she hides then shows My love, may I propose That love she comes and goes Old Flame Thin Lizzy [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnaFRxsnfIU[youtu...
by TGigante
June 25th, 2017, 10:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Produttori di Barbaresco normale - Wowsers!
Replies: 29
Views: 1891

TN: 2006 Produttori di Barbaresco normale - Wowsers!

Ian Dorin said at the time that 9.105 was one of the riserva lots: http://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=22694 If it's not riserva, I'll sue Ian. Ian is usually spot on, so hope that is the case here. Also, hoping that the lots beginning in 10.XX include the riserva juice as these...
by TGigante
June 24th, 2017, 1:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2006 Produttori di Barbaresco normale - Wowsers!
Replies: 29
Views: 1891

TN: 2006 Produttori di Barbaresco normale - Wowsers!

John
I don't think 9.105 was one of the riserva blends.
I remember seeking out the lots starting in 10 as these were bottled later and the amount of riserva juice was increased

http://www.finewinegeek.com/produttori/ ... resco.html
by TGigante
February 12th, 2017, 6:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Online auction etiquette - a personal gripe
Replies: 66
Views: 3658

Online auction etiquette - a personal gripe

Tough crowd. Common guys, John is just venting... Does one also reserve exclusive rights to vent, to pair with self-claimed rights to purchase via under-bidding? Victor, I'm not talking about self-claimed rights. I'm talking about etiquette when one is trying to buy both bottles, to not split the b...
by TGigante
February 11th, 2017, 6:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Online auction etiquette - a personal gripe
Replies: 66
Views: 3658

Online auction etiquette - a personal gripe

Sorry, but that's just nonsensical to me. Maybe the sniper was being nice to you by only taking one bottle and leaving one for you. Of course, maybe he only wanted or could afford one. There are multiple threads, and I've contributed to them, about being sniped on WineBid and discussing bidding str...

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