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by William Gladstone
May 15th, 2021, 3:13 pm
Forum: Event Planner - Online or Offline
Topic: 2020 vintage wine tasting on Oahu - space avail. for a few
Replies: 0
Views: 51

2020 vintage wine tasting on Oahu - space avail. for a few

AS mentioned several months back, we do have space for a few wine lovers, This Wednesday, May 19th, to be held at 3660 Restaurant, in one of the Banquet rooms, No charge for attendance, We will serve 20ish wines from 2020 vintage, We are also planning to serve 5 or so Wines from Chateauneuf du Pape ...
by William Gladstone
May 12th, 2021, 7:14 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2018 SCARECROW - 3 packs..
Replies: 0
Views: 189

LTB 2018 SCARECROW - 3 packs..

Dear Wine Friends, Seems a bit too common that so many folks received confirmation from the winery and then later notice that the winery could not follow through. We have a client who purchased a substantial quantity (over 100 cases) and we are short on delivering 2 cases. I would be pleased to brea...
by William Gladstone
May 12th, 2021, 7:07 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2018 Scarecrow - done
Replies: 5
Views: 893

Re: 2018 Scarecrow

WE defaulted on an order for 2/cs,
it seems quite a few people rec'd confirmation
and then no wines, (I wonder if my staff bothered or remembered to collect our money returned)
anyway, we need 2/cs of the 2018
please write to me directly, not on this site
william@williamgladstoneimports.com

thanks
by William Gladstone
May 12th, 2021, 4:29 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: cheval Blanc 2020 and other wines from this vintage
Replies: 0
Views: 219

cheval Blanc 2020 and other wines from this vintage

We are offering the 2020 Cheval Blanc at $535/bt - Minimum of 3/btls, Out of state of Hawaii residents no tax. And if you wish to receive offers of the 2020 E.P. Bordeaux and a huge list of 2019 Burgundy send your details name , address & phone , email and what you want. To Erika@williamgladston...
by William Gladstone
May 12th, 2021, 3:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2020 Bordeaux
Replies: 266
Views: 17993

Re: 2020 Bordeaux

I fear that my post is against some code - if so please advise and I will remove - I was about to post in the Commerce section, We are opening up to offer directly to more private collectors- as we've ONLY supplied commercial accounts in multi case quantities. We were surprised as everyone else was ...
by William Gladstone
April 19th, 2021, 12:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment
Replies: 1724
Views: 114283

Re: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment

I just got this email from Total wine today. It’s not clear if they’re operating with out of date information, or if they had previously imported it while the tariffs were still active. I’ve reached out to them to find out... but did anyone else get a similar email? Hello Mr. Tseng, We are reaching...
by William Gladstone
April 15th, 2021, 8:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Saint-Aubin 1er Cru En Remilly
Replies: 32
Views: 3084

Re: TN: 2014 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Saint-Aubin 1er Cru En Remilly

Interesting, the Domaine is not even close to charging the distributors/importers anything close to the prices
seen on the market.
by William Gladstone
April 4th, 2021, 11:30 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2014 Olivier Bernstein Mazis Mag
Replies: 16
Views: 779

Re: 2014 Olivier Bernstein Mazis Mag

Andrew K. wrote: April 4th, 2021, 10:11 pm
William Gladstone wrote: April 4th, 2021, 5:06 pm from the photo I thought that was her..
Easy to mistake. However, I'm guessing the avatar photo is Charlize Theron.
thank you for your help
by William Gladstone
April 4th, 2021, 5:06 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2014 Olivier Bernstein Mazis Mag
Replies: 16
Views: 779

Re: 2014 Olivier Bernstein Mazis Mag

Andrew K. wrote: April 4th, 2021, 5:05 pm Yes, from experience that's what he means.
thank you
I did not realize it is a he.
from the photo I thought that was her..
by William Gladstone
April 4th, 2021, 4:57 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2014 Olivier Bernstein Mazis Mag
Replies: 16
Views: 779

Re: 2014 Olivier Bernstein Mazis Mag

Kevin Porter wrote: April 4th, 2021, 2:07 pm My understanding of “usual rules” is: Purchaser pays, and assumes risk, for shipping.
thank you - I wonder if that is what she means.
by William Gladstone
April 4th, 2021, 1:42 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2014 Olivier Bernstein Mazis Mag
Replies: 16
Views: 779

Re: 2014 Olivier Bernstein Mazis Mag

jordan whitehead wrote: April 3rd, 2021, 3:37 pm 2014 Bernstein Mazis Chambertin Magnum

$795

usual cc rules apply
what are the "usual cc rules?" I've no idea what you are referring to ?
would you mind sharing even a condensed version?
by William Gladstone
March 27th, 2021, 8:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine for gefilte fish?
Replies: 38
Views: 848

Re: Wine for gefilte fish?

I cherish this post, this shared experience all of these Jews, coming together from some unexpected parts of the country, with memories from years ago - around the Jewish holidays and some strange food. This is a modern Passover celebration - this thread and our sharing - here - during COVID Shalom ...
by William Gladstone
March 27th, 2021, 7:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine for gefilte fish?
Replies: 38
Views: 848

Re: Wine for gefilte fish?

Oh that sounds fun. I have such great memories of New York in the 70s and 80s. I sound like an old nostalgic codger now I know. The joke is something like. God, you never do anything for me. I just need a sign. Anything. And god says, what can I do. And Hiram says, I want to win the lottery. God sa...
by William Gladstone
March 27th, 2021, 6:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine for gefilte fish?
Replies: 38
Views: 848

Re: Wine for gefilte fish?

Laughing. I grew up in NY, and went to a predominantly Jewish high school -- so many many stories like that. One of my favorite is the lottery one with God. The punch line, "Hiram, meet me half way. Buy a ticket." I don't know the joke but I'm cracking up at the punch line... when I lived...
by William Gladstone
March 27th, 2021, 6:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine for gefilte fish?
Replies: 38
Views: 848

Re: Wine for gefilte fish?

No need. Found it. Actually many versions. Here is one. Google is amazing. https://www.chabadnp.com/templates/blog/post.asp?AID=1182064&postid=17341&p=1 Thanks, that is the joke, the arch-type Jewish personality.. I remember my mom came out to Hawaii to visit once and she said "take me...
by William Gladstone
March 27th, 2021, 4:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine for gefilte fish?
Replies: 38
Views: 848

Re: Wine for gefilte fish?

Hmmm, I don't knwo the oy, vas I thirsty one! Kosher wines, at least in the US, used to be terrible many many moons ago. They have gotten much much better -- and I guess we have better access too. I do love the grappa recommendation -- because I like grappa! I do think gefilte fish with horseradish...
by William Gladstone
March 27th, 2021, 3:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine for gefilte fish?
Replies: 38
Views: 848

Re: Wine for gefilte fish?

Slivovitz My great-grandmother (from what is now Hungary) broke fast every year with a shot of Slivovitz until she died at age 98. Considering she died over 50 years ago, there's something to be said for the old ways. this is a great thread, ! wonderful humor, brilliant on so many levels, smart ide...
by William Gladstone
March 27th, 2021, 3:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine for gefilte fish?
Replies: 38
Views: 848

Re: Wine for gefilte fish?

David K o l i n wrote: March 27th, 2021, 2:13 pm Slivovitz
this is great, one good line after another,
our sense of humor is what has sustained us for 5000 years
by William Gladstone
March 27th, 2021, 3:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine for gefilte fish?
Replies: 38
Views: 848

Re: Wine for gefilte fish?

Nick Ellis wrote: March 27th, 2021, 1:52 pm Grappa. If that doesn’t remove the taste, then nothing will.
Cracked me up! Great line, punch line. love it, I'm still cackling-
by William Gladstone
March 24th, 2021, 8:19 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2018 SCARECROW - 3 packs.. Maybe Magnums
Replies: 0
Views: 437

LTB 2018 SCARECROW - 3 packs.. Maybe Magnums

Hi We have been buying the 2018 scarecrow 3 pack @ $1700/pack and selling for $1950/pack. We also will send a shipping label - Fedex - to our warehouse. Some folks save a bit and ship from the winery to MA for no tax . We need 3 cases to fill our current orders. If you have a case and would like to ...
by William Gladstone
March 12th, 2021, 4:37 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB - 2018 SCARECROW
Replies: 5
Views: 1075

Re: LTB - 2018 SCARECROW & Invite U to free tasting - 2020 Vintage Bordeaux

I am inviting any Berserker members who will be in Honolulu at that time - UPDATE We have filled the 1st tasting, a prominent restaurant in town has offered a banquet room and we have to consider the amount of people and bottles. Now I am thinking if I should do a 2nd event - which the most celebra...
by William Gladstone
March 12th, 2021, 12:20 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: PICHON LALANDE - 2009 & Pichon Baron 2010 - SPECIAL OFFER
Replies: 0
Views: 546

PICHON LALANDE - 2009 & Pichon Baron 2010 - SPECIAL OFFER

Direct from the Cellars of these 2 Chateaux, we are offering at prices clearly 20% or more below the market. 2009 Pichon Lalande - 97+ W.A. [/color][/size][/b] - $199/bt , "2009 blend is dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon - at this estate there is usually more Merlot in the blend. The Cabernet Sau...
by William Gladstone
March 8th, 2021, 1:53 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: We are still buying SCARECROW - 2018 & Screaming Eagle
Replies: 0
Views: 405

We are still buying SCARECROW - 2018 & Screaming Eagle

We are paying $1,700 each 3 pack, We also send a Fedex shipping label and ask around, we make the transaction easy. 2018 Scarecrow - we are still interested. (We do not have any clients asking for the large formats) Please contact us directly at William@williamgladstoneoneimports.com or Erika@willia...
by William Gladstone
March 7th, 2021, 12:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment
Replies: 1724
Views: 114283

Re: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment

Right now the biggest issue is SHIPPING. I placed my order for my seafood and sherry vinegar in September. At the time producers were only selling domestic because of the pandemic they focused on their Paisanos, totally understandable. I got the green light for my order in mid December, it was pack...
by William Gladstone
March 7th, 2021, 12:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1 night, 2 people, 7 bottles of 2014 white burgundy.
Replies: 38
Views: 3184

Re: 1 night, 2 people, 7 bottles of 2014 white burgundy.

alan weinberg wrote: January 19th, 2021, 5:59 pm I got burned w 96 Ramonet. Not since. And I drink a lot of Ramonet.

I guess Jacob gets them all now.
Great memories of the '96 Rouge from Ramonet, 1er Cru, I forget the Climat..
it was as good as a Grand Cru..
by William Gladstone
March 7th, 2021, 12:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1 night, 2 people, 7 bottles of 2014 white burgundy.
Replies: 38
Views: 3184

Re: 1 night, 2 people, 7 bottles of 2014 white burgundy.

Last saturday dicided to put a dent in our modest 2014 white Burgundy stash. Unfortunatly we had to dig deeper than expected. This was some particulalry unwilling band-aid being ripped off. Lets roll the oxi-dice! 2014 Buisson Charles Meusault VV bottle 1 – Oxidized 2014 Buisson Charles Meusault VV...
by William Gladstone
March 5th, 2021, 1:38 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Bordeaux Opportunity - Chateaux Direct - Discounted prices
Replies: 0
Views: 530

Bordeaux Opportunity - Chateaux Direct - Discounted prices

WE have the previous 2+ years of our Bordeaux purchases sitting with a collection of negociants. We will be organizing a container to import now that the tariff has been lifted. We will have an extensive list at wholesale prices for any Berserker member seeking some Bordeaux of perfect provenance. A...
by William Gladstone
March 5th, 2021, 11:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment
Replies: 1724
Views: 114283

Re: US 25% tariff on European wines; 100% "digital" tariff on French products called off for the moment

GOOD NEWS INDEED! Leaving a few million questions to be answered and probably a hundred hours of work for me and my team crammed into the next week. We have containers hitting the dock. We sent the tariff money to our customs broker. Have they paid that money yet? If so, I doubt if we can claw it b...
by William Gladstone
March 4th, 2021, 10:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tariff steps forward & comments on 2020 Bordeaux
Replies: 11
Views: 878

Re: Tariff steps forward & comments on 2020 Bordeaux

I appreciate your early peek at the 2020 Bordeaux vintage. I did post something in the longer tariffs thread about the US/UK tariffs being suspended but have no complaints about this being a new thread. thanks, it did not even occur to me to look around for a previous thread which I'll be certain t...
by William Gladstone
March 4th, 2021, 6:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tariff steps forward & comments on 2020 Bordeaux
Replies: 11
Views: 878

Re: Tariff steps forward & comments on 2020 Bordeaux

It was about five posts below yours. No searching required. If it had been a post about someone selling Screagle you would have been all over it. Nothing cruel. It’s just having multiple threads means having to rehash stuff that has already been covered 20 times in the original tariff thread. David...
by William Gladstone
March 4th, 2021, 6:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tariff steps forward & comments on 2020 Bordeaux
Replies: 11
Views: 878

Re: Tariff steps forward & comments on 2020 Bordeaux

Had to start your own thread? I'm really inexperienced with a social or inline community, however, it does strike me in each instance when someone's instinct is to be cruel- I wonder why the first step is that you do not come from the better angels of your nature. You are assuming or accusing me of...
by William Gladstone
March 4th, 2021, 3:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tariff steps forward & comments on 2020 Bordeaux
Replies: 11
Views: 878

Tariff steps forward & comments on 2020 Bordeaux

Today a joint announcement regarding the tariff's, In a joint statement, the US and the UK said they have agreed to a four-month tariff suspension to “ease the burden on the industry and take a bold, joint step towards resolving the longest-running dispute at the World Trade Organization”. With an e...
by William Gladstone
March 3rd, 2021, 9:10 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2018 SCARECROW & Screaming Eagle - paid in full in advance!
Replies: 2
Views: 840

Re: LTB 2018 SCARECROW & Screaming Eagle - paid in full in advance!

JohnP wrote: March 3rd, 2021, 8:57 am Are you interested in my 2018 Scarecrow magnum? Offer just went live a few mins ago.
yes
write to me off of this site
william@williamgladstoneimports.com

and we can explain all the details
by William Gladstone
March 2nd, 2021, 1:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 7117
Views: 661080

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

Boids of a feather....., as Noo Yawkers say. Victor is this make you fell manly? or more powerful? Is there your way to express your power in the world? Aren't you one of the many who attacked me when I warned the community that John Fox was committing fraud, and you went on and on that I was merel...
by William Gladstone
March 2nd, 2021, 12:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 7117
Views: 661080

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

The John Fox post was deleted as an apparent fraudulent post. Not surprised. Boids of a feather....., as Noo Yawkers say. Victor is this make you fell manly? or more powerful? Is there your way to express your power in the world? Aren't you one of the many who attacked me when I warned the communit...
by William Gladstone
March 1st, 2021, 8:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 7117
Views: 661080

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

I wasn’t being sarcastic. See my above post. I’m not convinced it’s actually John making that post. If he can answer my question, then it is him. At the least, he’ll know my friend’s first name. We started hanging out at PC shortly after it opened 40 years ago. THANKS FOR EXPLAINING, I had contacte...
by William Gladstone
March 1st, 2021, 8:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 7117
Views: 661080

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

Perhaps Ray Walker will join the thread next... I do not know who Ray Walker is, however, I suspect that this is all sarcasm, all the years of comments and emotions of all sorts, how is it that given an opportunity for sharing of feelings, thoughts, whether it is anger , bitterness, whatever, the c...
by William Gladstone
March 1st, 2021, 5:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 7117
Views: 661080

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

might want to start here https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=55 name dropping Lazar seems an odd choice pileon [scratch.gif] "You may want to start here suggestion" - I had that thought but shied away from such a daunting request. that would be perhaps quite valua...
by William Gladstone
February 28th, 2021, 4:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 7117
Views: 661080

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

How is he "walking free"? He got sentenced and served his time. Which is more than can be said of many politicians, businessmen, and other wealthy people who willingly violate laws and walk away scot-free. I've exchanged several emails this week with John Fox. I've expressed my feelings, ...
by William Gladstone
February 28th, 2021, 2:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 7117
Views: 661080

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

And John Fox now gets to walk free? How is he "walking free"? He got sentenced and served his time. Which is more than can be said of many politicians, businessmen, and other wealthy people who willingly violate laws and walk away scot-free. I've exchanged several emails this week with Jo...
by William Gladstone
February 24th, 2021, 6:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 7117
Views: 661080

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

Everyone is aware that there are cases - still pending and being paid for - in the courts & with attorneys fee's, of people the bankruptcy trustee attny is still pursuing. People still suffering the emotional and financial aggravation - battling for their POV. And John Fox now gets to walk free?...
by William Gladstone
February 23rd, 2021, 11:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 7117
Views: 661080

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

I do adore this idea. I have initiated contact and reached out for my attorney to ask
what are the boundary's? What is too far? My imagination is running wild, Certainly
he likes woman of a particular type (unless he has changed in prison?)
there is so many kind acts we can offer..
by William Gladstone
February 23rd, 2021, 3:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 7117
Views: 661080

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

I'm not allowed to post on this thread. Some A$$hole Berserker said that I couldn't post because I had no skin in the game. I nominated that for the dumbest post on the entire site. Does anyone know what the % bankruptcy dividend is supposed to be? are you asking what % the bankruptcy attny kept fo...
by William Gladstone
February 23rd, 2021, 3:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 7117
Views: 661080

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

What really is amazing is how shitty people who had insights were treated, and how completely unapologetic/unrepentant those who threw rocks at them remain, even years later, when perhaps passions should have calmed down. I've always wondered about that! How I tried to warn people, and how i was at...
by William Gladstone
February 23rd, 2021, 3:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)
Replies: 7117
Views: 661080

Re: Premier Cru Master Complaint Thread (MERGED)

Ken Kailin wrote: February 4th, 2021, 5:18 am Does any one have the contact info for the Bankruptcy Trustee's office or easy way to get an update on the docket?
John Fox has been released from prison, we should find him... sweet man,
by William Gladstone
February 22nd, 2021, 11:13 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB 2018 SCARECROW & Screaming Eagle - paid in full in advance!
Replies: 2
Views: 840

LTB 2018 SCARECROW & Screaming Eagle - paid in full in advance!

Dear Berserker members, We are still buying the most recent release of Scarecrow - 3 packs, 2018 - we pay 100% in advance - and when the wine arrives we send a shipping label. Or as I understand - some members can earn a bit more by having their order shipped to one of our wine warehouse locations -...
by William Gladstone
February 20th, 2021, 1:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: DRC 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 5248

Re: DRC 2018

Dennis Atick wrote: February 16th, 2021, 10:53 am.
that is an adorable photo/idea
by William Gladstone
February 20th, 2021, 12:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WE NEED ANOTHER BERSERKERFEST!
Replies: 100
Views: 4705

Re: WE NEED ANOTHER BERSERKERFEST!

Wow, when all this global pandemic b.s. is over, we need another freakin' BerserkerFest!! Or two or three! (putting this in Wine Talk as it needs more attention...nobody checks Offline Planner when we don't have Offlines!) Please if some one will let me know when this is scheduled - we would be hap...
by William Gladstone
February 19th, 2021, 8:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Impressed with selection in small store in Hawaii
Replies: 31
Views: 2807

Re: Impressed with selection in small store in Hawaii

Mark I happened just to be browsing -serendipitously and ran into this 808 thread and then your nice compliment, thank you. That's thoughtful of you. If you are interested to taste some of the 2020 Bordeaux, I am planning a tasting , should be 25 - 30 or more wines. I've been told the wines will arr...
by William Gladstone
February 18th, 2021, 3:28 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB - 2018 SCARECROW
Replies: 5
Views: 1075

Re: LTB - 2018 SCARECROW & Invite U to free tasting - 2020 Vintage Bordeaux

I am inviting any Berserker members who will be in Honolulu at that time - at the end of April, that they can attend in-person - an actual tasting of 25 - 30 or more different wines from Bordeaux, of the 2020 vintage. I am stating at "no cost", meaning, the wines are no charge -we should p...

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