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by William Gladstone
February 20th, 2020, 3:38 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB SQN Eleven Confessions - 2016 Collector Case
Replies: 0
Views: 201

LTB SQN Eleven Confessions - 2016 Collector Case

Dear Berserkers A good client asked us to acquire (I thought the request was funny) Yes, we’re firm to take 10-20 cases (ideally would like to confirm 30cs overall) [/i] I think they will see we can not even acquire 10/cs. We have 3 already confirmed.. Please send details to Erika@williamgladstoneim...
by William Gladstone
February 14th, 2020, 12:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 299
Views: 20544

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here!

J a y H a c k wrote:
August 13th, 2018, 9:02 am
Do the goyim know the meaning of the word "Ungepatchka?" Because it accurately described the new site.
I would doubt it,... perhaps try another word
by William Gladstone
February 4th, 2020, 8:55 pm
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Best Fine wine web offers
Replies: 7
Views: 2520

Re: Best Fine wine web offers

LoganWynn wrote:
February 4th, 2020, 7:31 pm
RLLiquidassets.com they have great pricing and everything is actually in-stock
Yea, Funny
by William Gladstone
January 29th, 2020, 8:54 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB OPUS ONE - 2004, '06, '07 '08 & 1979
Replies: 0
Views: 186

LTB OPUS ONE - 2004, '06, '07 '08 & 1979

Hi
We have a client who has asked us to acquire

Opus One 2004, '06 '07, '08 and the 1979

please send offers to
william@williamgladstoneimports.com

for the recent vintages the client requested 6 pack owc..

Than ks
by William Gladstone
January 16th, 2020, 11:36 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2017 - Screaming EAgle & No Scarecrow this vintage
Replies: 21
Views: 2304

Re: LTB 2017 release - Screaming EAgle & LTB 2017 Scarecrow

I will pile on and add that Willam and his team have been incredibly easy to work with. I am genuinely touched, because I know how stressed I am and although I wish to be thoughtful we joke of my New York or gruff manner lacking the gentile way of say the British.. I am very proud of my staff and n...
by William Gladstone
January 16th, 2020, 10:11 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2017 - Screaming EAgle & No Scarecrow this vintage
Replies: 21
Views: 2304

Re: LTB 2017 release - Screaming EAgle & LTB 2017 Scarecrow

I will pile on and add that Willam and his team have been incredibly easy to work with. I am genuinely touched, because I know how stressed I am and although I wish to be thoughtful we joke of my New York or gruff manner lacking the gentile way of say the British.. I am very proud of my staff and n...
by William Gladstone
January 15th, 2020, 7:31 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2017 - Screaming EAgle & No Scarecrow this vintage
Replies: 21
Views: 2304

Re: LTB 2017 release - Screaming EAgle & LTB 2017 Scarecrow

Pete Lawley wrote:
January 15th, 2020, 6:40 pm
I can’t imagine an easier transaction than William provides. I’m a fan!
This is so kind, I can't thank you enough for the kind words...

This means a lot to me
William
by William Gladstone
January 15th, 2020, 6:05 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2017 - Screaming EAgle & No Scarecrow this vintage
Replies: 21
Views: 2304

Re: LTB 2017 release - Screaming EAgle & LTB 2017 Scarecrow

rick m wrote:
January 15th, 2020, 4:23 pm
i have been dealing with william for several years and i have nothing but positive opinions....he is straight forward and honest man. also his staff are great to work with as well....
I really appreciate your kind words..
by William Gladstone
January 15th, 2020, 3:26 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2017 - Screaming EAgle & No Scarecrow this vintage
Replies: 21
Views: 2304

Re: LTB 2017 release - Screaming EAgle & LTB 2017 Scarecrow

Joel Singer wrote:
January 15th, 2020, 2:49 pm
I have never sold to William, but I have purchased from him and he is a pleasure to deal with. The transaction was flawless.
that is really thoughtful of you to share,
and appreciated.
by William Gladstone
January 15th, 2020, 3:25 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2017 - Screaming EAgle & No Scarecrow this vintage
Replies: 21
Views: 2304

Re: LTB 2017 release - Screaming EAgle & LTB 2017 Scarecrow

Steve L Gellman wrote:
January 15th, 2020, 3:13 am
Have Have used William previously no issues everything was smooth and easy
thank you for your support and kindness,
William
by William Gladstone
January 14th, 2020, 9:52 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2017 - Screaming EAgle & No Scarecrow this vintage
Replies: 21
Views: 2304

Re: LTB 2017 release - Screaming EAgle & LTB 2017 Scarecrow

Bdklein wrote:
January 14th, 2020, 6:13 pm
jordan whitehead wrote:
January 13th, 2020, 8:57 pm
[rofl.gif]
What’s your point ?
What is that famous line?

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
by William Gladstone
January 14th, 2020, 11:07 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB new Screaming Eagle release of 2007 - 2008 - 2006
Replies: 1
Views: 577

LTB new Screaming Eagle release of 2007 - 2008 - 2006

The Screaming Eagle winery has released a library offer of 2006, '07 and '08 various 3 packs to various clients. If you are interested in selling all or part of your allocation - we would be interested to work something out with you. You can make some money and we will hopefully find customers we ca...
by William Gladstone
January 13th, 2020, 8:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Storing and shipping from Hong Kong to US
Replies: 1
Views: 305

Re: Storing and shipping from Hong Kong to US

Does anyone have recommendations for where to store in Hong Kong and importing services to the US (for consumers?). I have had good success with London and Paris to NYC (pre tariffs). Thanks You could contact Adventures in Wine, he can help you with the importing into the U.S. - he does that for "c...
by William Gladstone
January 13th, 2020, 5:36 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2017 - Screaming EAgle & No Scarecrow this vintage
Replies: 21
Views: 2304

LTB 2017 - Screaming EAgle & No Scarecrow this vintage

Dear Wine Lovers, Thank you for all of the kind offers! Our international clients who ask us to acquire Scarecrow, are wholesalers, importers and brokers or Trading Co's. And their clients appear to have no interest in the 2017 vintage. We hope we have not caused anyone any problem that we have been...
by William Gladstone
December 13th, 2019, 6:36 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: DRC - 2016 thank you sold
Replies: 0
Views: 525

DRC - 2016 thank you sold

Also 2016
Here is the other lot:
2016 La Tache $3,850.oo
2016 Richebourg $2,725.oo
2016 Romanee St. Vivant $1,775.oo
2016 Corton $1,450.oo
(4 bottles for $9800)



Mele Kalikimaka

A hui hou
by William Gladstone
December 7th, 2019, 9:32 am
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Best Fine wine web offers
Replies: 7
Views: 2520

Re: Best Fine wine web offers

Y Ivanov wrote:
December 7th, 2019, 7:01 am
Hi William,
A new one from California is called vinousreverie.com. They have interesting wines, mostly International. The prices are very reasonable. Take a look, you might like it.
thanks
I will check it out today
by William Gladstone
November 12th, 2019, 2:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winebid revised.....
Replies: 76
Views: 6637

Re: Winebid revised.....

Haven't bought or been on the site in quite some time but no longer a buyer. I was hitting too many duds after trying them after time in the cellar. The bottles all looked fine. No signs of damage but many were dull and not representative of the same wines purchased from the Winery or retail. for s...
by William Gladstone
November 12th, 2019, 12:40 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Las Vegas Casino Hotel Champagne liquidation
Replies: 0
Views: 584

Las Vegas Casino Hotel Champagne liquidation

Prominent Las Vegas Casino Hotel is liquidating their entire Champagne collection. We have purchased the entire Champagne collection - as they have closed their night clubs - the new owners are making a move for fine dining. We are selling at 30 cents on the dollar - $850,000.oo of mostly (not only)...
by William Gladstone
November 12th, 2019, 9:33 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: any familiarity with Founders 49 web site?
Replies: 1
Views: 1004

any familiarity with Founders 49 web site?

Hi
I've been asked by a french winery we represent for any information on Founders 49.

I would appreciate if anyone has any experience or knowledge about this outfit - web site to share with me.
Thanks
William
by William Gladstone
November 5th, 2019, 5:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan
Replies: 51
Views: 5244

Re: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan

You *did* malign an entire generation. That is not likely to go over well with members of said generation, many of whom participate here. The age-old trope of deriding members of (the) younger generation(s) is just that: old. Old, and devoid of nearly any meaning. Trafficking in said tropes, howeve...
by William Gladstone
November 5th, 2019, 4:45 pm
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: To Tariff or Not to Tariff
Replies: 7
Views: 1595

Re: To Tariff or Not to Tariff

Another consideration is to evaluate your own desire for your return on capital. If, as you sell vintage wines, the demand is fickle to the price (and may frankly question and dismiss a price that is significantly lower than others) then price to your return on capital. Evanluate how long you've ha...
by William Gladstone
November 5th, 2019, 4:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment
Replies: 1305
Views: 73342

Re: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.

I just got an e-mail from a wine retailer for some 2016 futures indicating that they have basically pushed the delivery date to WAY in the future (2022) until this issue gets "resolved" I will assume you have posted this in this forum because you are open to outsiders thoughts. I'd demand my money ...
by William Gladstone
November 5th, 2019, 4:18 pm
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: To Tariff or Not to Tariff
Replies: 7
Views: 1595

Re: To Tariff or Not to Tariff

Prices are naturally downward sticky. You should look at your current inventory and price to replace it at the market cost. I realize this is harder with wine than, say, gasoline. But, the pump reflects the futures price, not the past price. You took the risk. You laid out the captial. You hold the...
by William Gladstone
November 5th, 2019, 1:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: So what do we know about Burgs this year and the Hospices de Beaune auction?
Replies: 23
Views: 1642

Re: So what do we know about Burgs this year and the Hospices de Beaune auction?

I just got an invitation from Christie's to attend the auction in Beaune this year, with a list of barrels to be auctioned. Not that I want to go to Beaune that weekend, since I have other obligations, but as one of the original Gang of Five that put together HAG in 2005, I thought I would ask whet...
by William Gladstone
November 5th, 2019, 12:12 pm
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: To Tariff or Not to Tariff
Replies: 7
Views: 1595

Re: To Tariff or Not to Tariff

T Klonoski wrote:
November 5th, 2019, 12:11 pm
I would up prices moderately but offer deeper discounts than normal for large orders.
mmmm....
thanks
by William Gladstone
November 3rd, 2019, 4:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan
Replies: 51
Views: 5244

Re: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan

I am aware that I am an ol' timer, and I live so far from the center of so much - in the Hawaiian Islands - we certainly are removed, but this entire article makes numerous references to how important and influential this Mr. Cailan is. Throughout the article each touch stone referred to - every wi...
by William Gladstone
November 3rd, 2019, 4:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan
Replies: 51
Views: 5244

Re: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan

Another classic Gladstone post whining about young people And you have a view in to the validity and use of my posts? You who won't even show your full name? You know how many few hundred people I've had respectful, professional dealings with through this site in the real world? who are you? beside...
by William Gladstone
November 3rd, 2019, 4:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan
Replies: 51
Views: 5244

Re: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan

He may have read and understood the article, but wanted to discuss an additional aspect. Make no false dilemmas. Obviously - I need to state the obvious - is that it? or some people just feel better attacking on the internet. This young man's behavior is absolutely awful, sickening to me. You do no...
by William Gladstone
November 3rd, 2019, 2:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan
Replies: 51
Views: 5244

Re: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan

Self-created social media stars sometimes forget that fame can expose, but not excuse, questionable behavior. that's what it is at this time - "self created social media " fame.. not fame from real accomplishment or achievement - but just as you state "self-created". I feel terrible for the young p...
by William Gladstone
November 3rd, 2019, 1:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan
Replies: 51
Views: 5244

Re: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan

Kris Patten wrote:
November 3rd, 2019, 1:31 pm
ybarselah wrote:
November 3rd, 2019, 12:15 pm
seems you completely missed the point of the story.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/01/dini ... sault.html
+1, this was about abuse of power/influence or perceived power/influence. Sickening.
of course it is, that is obvious..
by William Gladstone
November 3rd, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan
Replies: 51
Views: 5244

Re: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan

Never heard of him Exactly, so Neal, then you - like I - are not in the know of the influential stars of the wine world. If you thought - that the Rothschilds, or Mondavi's, or Ernest and Julio, or Terlato's, or COSTCO, or K & L, or Zachy's or Total Wine and More and so on, are influential then we ...
by William Gladstone
November 3rd, 2019, 12:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan
Replies: 51
Views: 5244

Re: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan

Never heard of him Exactly, so Neal, then you - like I - are not in the know of the influential stars of the wine world. If you thought - that the Rothschilds, or Mondavi's, or Ernest and Julio, or Terlato's, or COSTCO, or K & L, or Zachy's and so on, are influential then we need to meet Mr. Cailan...
by William Gladstone
November 3rd, 2019, 12:18 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Suggestions on 2015 Burgundy $100-$200 range
Replies: 3
Views: 870

Re: Suggestions on 2015 Burgundy $100-$200 range

What would you consider the best 2015 Burgundy within price range of $100-$200 USD? TIA champagne.gif I do not know why no one replied may I suggest you try again and state - Red or White, or both and some information that will give an idea of what you have enjoyed and what you seek? Of course a bo...
by William Gladstone
November 3rd, 2019, 12:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan
Replies: 51
Views: 5244

N.Y. Times article on " the rising star sommelier" - Anthony Cailan

I am aware that I am an ol' timer, and I live so far from the center of so much - in the Hawaiian Islands - we certainly are removed, but this entire article makes numerous references to how important and influential this Mr. Cailan is. Throughout the article each touch stone referred to - every win...
by William Gladstone
November 2nd, 2019, 6:48 pm
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: To Tariff or Not to Tariff
Replies: 7
Views: 1595

To Tariff or Not to Tariff

Dear Members, I've found the opinions, POV, information of the diverse community of Berserkers has been often times extremely helpful. So I was very interested to open this question to the members to hear POV outside of my internal dialog. I've only spoken with a few - a major West Coast retailer, a...
by William Gladstone
October 22nd, 2019, 1:25 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB: Some aged Bordeaux (Done)
Replies: 4
Views: 571

Re: WTB: Some aged Bordeaux

Looking for a bottle of nicely aged and stored Bordeaux. Some suggestions below, also open to others. Will need to take possession this week, can send overnight label. 1996 Leoville las Cases 1989 Pichon Lalande 1989 Lynch Bages Rob, In September we had a dinner with a client in London the gentleme...
by William Gladstone
October 22nd, 2019, 1:05 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB Screaming EAgle - all vintages - loose btls or 3 packs
Replies: 0
Views: 359

LTB Screaming EAgle - all vintages - loose btls or 3 packs

Aloha Berserkers, Recent activity has really emptied our cupboards. We are looking to purchase all vintages - as loose bottles /or 3 packs. Provenance is essential, you must be the original owner, we do not want to deal in merchandise that there is any question of. We can show you the math - you wil...
by William Gladstone
October 22nd, 2019, 12:54 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine Refrigerators
Replies: 91
Views: 23459

Re: Wine Refrigerators

FYI, I do believe I bought the eurocaves from wineenthusiast.com/EuroCave I hope my idea is useful to someone, for a number of years I had a unit that is basically built to be EITHER a Sauna or a walk in Wine Cellar. The man who installed this - I believe he is many peoples main man in the state. F...
by William Gladstone
October 22nd, 2019, 12:37 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine Refrigerators
Replies: 91
Views: 23459

Re: Wine Refrigerators

FYI, I do believe I bought the eurocaves from wineenthusiast.com/EuroCave I hope my idea is useful to someone, for a number of years I had a unit that is basically built to be EITHER a Sauna or a walk in Wine Cellar. The man who installed this - I believe he is many peoples main man in the state. F...
by William Gladstone
October 22nd, 2019, 12:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: John Fox (PC) Update
Replies: 33
Views: 3702

Re: John Fox (PC) Update

The bankruptcy isn't wrapped up, yet, although it looks like it's getting close. Any checks would come after then know how much money has been collected and how much is left after paying off the entities involved collecting the money and the creditors farther up in the line. I also received the upd...
by William Gladstone
October 14th, 2019, 4:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment
Replies: 1305
Views: 73342

Re: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.

Is it accurate that Champagne is not part of the tariff? This is what our shipper - who is a shipper that many use in the wine industry, because of their constant inefficiency we have a Champagne order that part has arrived and we routed to New York, and part is sitting in temperature controlled co...
by William Gladstone
October 14th, 2019, 4:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment
Replies: 1305
Views: 73342

Re: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.

Is it accurate that Champagne is not part of the tariff? "The proposed date of implementation is the 18th of this month, with our best understanding being that many French, Spanish and German wines will be levied with a 25% ad valorem tax. Notably excepted in the initial list of goods, are Italian ...
by William Gladstone
October 10th, 2019, 10:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winebid revised.....
Replies: 76
Views: 6637

Re: Winebid revised.....

Haven't bought or been on the site in quite some time but no longer a buyer. I was hitting too many duds after trying them after time in the cellar. The bottles all looked fine. No signs of damage but many were dull and not representative of the same wines purchased from the Winery or retail. for s...
by William Gladstone
October 8th, 2019, 7:25 pm
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Arnoux-Lachaux 2017 RSV
Replies: 10
Views: 1790

Re: Arnoux-Lachaux 2017 RSV

Any thoughts on the Arnoux-Lachaux Romanee Saint Vivant 2017. I have been offered one bottle at $1275.00 I wanted to buy the Aux Reignots but it it sold out. we have in stock, 2011 & 2013, V. R. Aux Reignots and for R.S.V. we have 2010 , 2013, 2014 2017 we have both Cuvees but we stopped the shipme...
by William Gladstone
October 8th, 2019, 11:25 am
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Arnoux-Lachaux 2017 RSV
Replies: 10
Views: 1790

Re: Arnoux-Lachaux 2017 RSV

K&L put it up pre-arrival today for $800. Not sure how many bottles originally but 2 now (I did nothing to change that number :-) ). that information does not seem correct, K & L is listing for $800 for which wine? and which Vintage? 2017 Arnoux Lachaux RSV. Given the market price that seems to be ...
by William Gladstone
October 7th, 2019, 11:28 pm
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Arnoux-Lachaux 2017 RSV
Replies: 10
Views: 1790

Re: Arnoux-Lachaux 2017 RSV

Craig G wrote:
October 7th, 2019, 9:50 pm
K&L put it up pre-arrival today for $800. Not sure how many bottles originally but 2 now (I did nothing to change that number :-) ).
that information does not seem correct, K & L is listing for $800 for which wine? and which Vintage?
by William Gladstone
October 6th, 2019, 4:49 pm
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Arnoux-Lachaux 2017 RSV
Replies: 10
Views: 1790

Re: Arnoux-Lachaux 2017 RSV

Any thoughts on the Arnoux-Lachaux Romanee Saint Vivant 2017. I have been offered one bottle at $1275.00 I wanted to buy the Aux Reignots but it it sold out. Adrian I sent you a private message and did not hear back from you and I will state my message again, perhaps because of my clumsiness with t...
by William Gladstone
October 4th, 2019, 12:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Eyeing a possible recession, California wineries cut back on production — and farmers suffer: SF Chronicle
Replies: 29
Views: 1778

Re: Eyeing a possible recession, California wineries cut back on production — and farmers suffer: SF Chronicle

My prediction- we are heading towards Stagflation. Slowing economy and rising inflation. The worst combination there is. The wine hobby has been doing this to me for years. [cheers.gif] There are days where I can't afford to drink wine I already own! the next step is to go into the wine business - ...
by William Gladstone
October 4th, 2019, 12:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment
Replies: 1305
Views: 73342

Re: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.

Is it accurate that Champagne is not part of the tariff? This is what our shipper - who is a shipper that many use in the wine industry, because of their constant inefficiency we have a Champagne order that part has arrived and we routed to New York, and part is sitting in temperature controlled co...
by William Gladstone
October 4th, 2019, 12:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Eyeing a possible recession, California wineries cut back on production — and farmers suffer: SF Chronicle
Replies: 29
Views: 1778

Re: Eyeing a possible recession, California wineries cut back on production — and farmers suffer: SF Chronicle

Marcu$ Stanley wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 10:30 am
The Gallo-Constellation deal was for only $1.7 million? For 30 brands? So $50,000 a brand? Either that's an error or the wine business must be very low margin
You have no idea - how low margin we work on

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