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by Curtis Chen
September 24th, 2020, 5:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 547
Views: 26072

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

Vince L. wrote:
September 24th, 2020, 3:46 pm
Why is the love not as strong for BS Cuvee Louis Salmon? That's been on the site for a while ... but nobody has mentioned it. I thought it was in the same "class" as krug and DP etc.
Overpriced. Rose with solid discounts is the only thing I buy from Billecart. Also, Krug >>>>> DP
by Curtis Chen
September 24th, 2020, 2:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 547
Views: 26072

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

Mike R wrote:
September 24th, 2020, 1:53 pm
Peter C. wrote:
September 24th, 2020, 12:15 pm
Mike R wrote:
September 24th, 2020, 11:52 am


Can you DM her and ask if they have any more of the Yesterday? I'll pay you a finders fee for a link :)
[cheers.gif]

Hit her up, her DMs on IG are open!
What is her name on IG?
Ask for Kruggggggg
by Curtis Chen
September 24th, 2020, 1:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 547
Views: 26072

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

I am as easily annoyed as the next person any person on the planet, but I really don't see how the first-purchase links are a big deal. Marshall pointed out that a wine thought to be sold out wasn't in fact, and offered the link if anyone needed it (as Matthew points out, it is hard to believe anyo...
by Curtis Chen
September 24th, 2020, 1:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Prum kabinetts 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 513

Re: Prum kabinetts 2019

The question should be where you're buying your '19 Prums!
by Curtis Chen
September 24th, 2020, 1:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CellarTracker goes Full Booty
Replies: 27
Views: 1176

Re: CellarTracker goes Full Booty

Joe B wrote:
September 24th, 2020, 12:59 pm
Watch the Netflix documentary called The Social Dilemma.
I gotta say, that docu was surprisingly good. Thought it'd be full of generic info, but nope!
by Curtis Chen
September 23rd, 2020, 6:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William & Mary - September 22nd!
Replies: 150
Views: 9415

Re: William & Mary - September 22nd!

Kris Patten wrote:
September 23rd, 2020, 5:49 pm
Christine is REALLY bummed x3....maybe Will will see her despair and come to the rescue.
One post per bottle. Reached minimum allocation.
by Curtis Chen
September 22nd, 2020, 3:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 547
Views: 26072

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

Anyone else have issues getting a response from WineAccess? Between these guys and Wine.com I need to hire an assistant to keep up with all the issues. I received several emails that wines had shipped like 7 days ago. The wines haven't moved, UPS only says label created, and no response to three em...
by Curtis Chen
September 22nd, 2020, 10:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William & Mary - September 22nd!
Replies: 150
Views: 9415

Re: William & Mary - September 22nd!

Proprietary and Schifflett for me. Those mags went quick.
by Curtis Chen
September 21st, 2020, 3:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Name a wine you consistently rate higher than the critics
Replies: 49
Views: 2559

Re: Name a wine you consistently rate higher than the critics

German wines in general. Though I don't care as much for points as I do the tasting note, what bothers me more is the ceiling that some categories of German wine reach in number of points given and the narrow window in which they are generally awarded points. For example, I'd say most good German k...
by Curtis Chen
September 21st, 2020, 11:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1484
Views: 90432

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Geoff F. wrote:
September 21st, 2020, 12:01 am
A reload of 2016 Cavallotto for $75 again. Down to less than a case left on the site.

When they say "late fall" how late are they typically talking?
Late November to mid-December (probably closer to the latter).
by Curtis Chen
September 21st, 2020, 11:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1567
Views: 151535

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

hasn't been an issue to chicago. I cross reference everything I buy with WS, most is in the bottom 10$ to start, then additional 1/3 off pushes it way over the top. Today I was looking for a 50/ off 150. 2017 Ridge cabernet 1.5L $125 Honig Reserve Sauv B,. $25 doubt you are able to buy that ridge m...
by Curtis Chen
September 21st, 2020, 11:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14469
Views: 710850

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

AD Northup wrote:
September 21st, 2020, 10:47 am
A couple bottles of 1999 VCC
Beast. I wanted those!
by Curtis Chen
September 21st, 2020, 10:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 547
Views: 26072

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

I called about stacking credits, and they upgraded me to $100 off $300 instead. Maybe give that a shot. I have no idea how this company makes any money, lol. They randomly billed me $100 with no matching order, then customer service told me to contact my CC company about it. Maybe that's how! 😂
by Curtis Chen
September 21st, 2020, 10:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1567
Views: 151535

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

WEWILLSELLYOURWINEYOUTHOUGHTYOUBOUGHT90 = $90 off $85 WEARESELLINGYOUWINETHATBAKEDONAFEDEXTRUCKINPHOENIXINAUGUST70 = $70 off $12 Hahaha. This is true. Took almost $100 off my order and thought, "Wow, even after all that, these prices aren't really a steal" and decided not to order. On top of all th...
by Curtis Chen
September 21st, 2020, 10:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1567
Views: 151535

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Nick F. wrote:
September 21st, 2020, 9:18 am
Any decent wine.com promo codes?
FBPRO50 - $50 off $150
by Curtis Chen
September 21st, 2020, 10:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14469
Views: 710850

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Andrew K. wrote:
September 21st, 2020, 10:05 am
A case of 2016 Produttori Barbaresco from Envoyer
Nice! And good idea!

Edit: Sold out. GG
by Curtis Chen
September 21st, 2020, 10:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 547
Views: 26072

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

5% back on Rakuten for that extra savings! Just FYI, the Rakuten rebate states that it is only for first time customers. They did pay when I pushed on this but not sure that would work more than once. Yep, this happened to me, too. I said it was unclear (I was genuinely unaware), but it took a good...
by Curtis Chen
September 20th, 2020, 5:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14469
Views: 710850

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Some more '14 Marie Courtin Efflorescence and '17 Faury VV
by Curtis Chen
September 20th, 2020, 4:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Louis Michel MdT Chablis
Replies: 16
Views: 1133

Re: TN: 2017 Louis Michel MdT Chablis

Tempting. Kinda want to try the Chablisienne MdM now.
by Curtis Chen
September 19th, 2020, 9:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4493
Views: 257505

Re: de Negoce offer

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
September 19th, 2020, 7:56 am
I had the weirdest dream about getting all these cases of weird wines like late harvest Petite Sirah and other bizarre one-offs in strange formats while a buddy got complete cases but in very old, decayed cardboard.
This post. 🏆
by Curtis Chen
September 18th, 2020, 10:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Joh. Jos. Prüm Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Auslese
Replies: 3
Views: 165

Re: TN: 2011 Joh. Jos. Prüm Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Auslese

As much as I love Prum (thanks for the note!), I just came here to see your Sichuan dish. :p

Had a great '07 Prum WS Spat and Sichuan pairing last weekend actually, credit to you!
by Curtis Chen
September 16th, 2020, 5:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?
Replies: 105
Views: 5366

Re: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?

After reviewing this thread it's obvious that quite a few people were really anticipating the release of this wine. It's also obvious that quite a few are very disappointed with what at least now appears to be a substantial increase in price, enough to be a deal breaker. Magic Johnson, is that you?
by Curtis Chen
September 16th, 2020, 1:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1484
Views: 90432

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Got me some Bordelet Granits. Yum yum.
by Curtis Chen
September 16th, 2020, 9:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14469
Views: 710850

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Seriously though, 1921 Montrose tastes more like a '70s Monte Bello or a '60s Unico than an almost-100-year-old Bordeaux. I wonder if they used Baltic oak back in 1921? Supposedly that has more aromatic lactones than French oak. I've never had the pleasure but if pressed to pick a bdx or two that w...
by Curtis Chen
September 15th, 2020, 4:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4493
Views: 257505

Re: de Negoce offer

Holy $h!t Checked in my junk mail folder, to see if the pinot offer was in there. It was. Don't know why, the other offers didn't. But...... SCORE! MacDonald offer was in my junk folder too! I wouldn't have seen it if I hadn't been looking for the de Negoce. just spent more on those 3 bottles than ...
by Curtis Chen
September 15th, 2020, 3:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4493
Views: 257505

Re: de Negoce offer

Kanzler Vineyards?
by Curtis Chen
September 15th, 2020, 2:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Email
Replies: 162
Views: 10034

Re: Ultramarine Email

For those confused why they don’t have an offer like me, I emailed and they got back very quickly. It looks like their system said I got an offer and passed last year even though I had the “sorry no allocation” email...Jenn has been kind enough to make sure I’m included tomorrow. champagne.gif cham...
by Curtis Chen
September 15th, 2020, 12:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14469
Views: 710850

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Sc0tt F!tzger@ld wrote:
September 15th, 2020, 10:47 am
MacDonald!
You sexy beast.
by Curtis Chen
September 15th, 2020, 12:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Email
Replies: 162
Views: 10034

Re: Ultramarine Email

AD Northup wrote:
September 15th, 2020, 11:42 am
John Webber wrote:
September 15th, 2020, 11:39 am
Signed-up 9/6/18 and got the email.
3/30/18 and no email for me...
I demand an inquiry!! [swearing.gif]
by Curtis Chen
September 15th, 2020, 10:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14469
Views: 710850

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2019 JJ Prum Kabs. Sad about current pricing, but want to try them ASAP.
by Curtis Chen
September 14th, 2020, 1:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN : A few recent wines
Replies: 3
Views: 550

Re: TN : A few recent wines

[*] NV Roses de Jeanne / Cédric Bouchard Champagne Inflorescence Blanc de Noirs - France, Champagne (9/6/2020) Cellared for a dozen year or more. Decadent nose displaying opulent yellow fruit, peach, cooked apple, cinnamon, honey and limestone. Excellent concentration, packed concentrated yellow fr...
by Curtis Chen
September 14th, 2020, 1:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?
Replies: 105
Views: 5366

Re: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?

Wild prices. Not planning to drop $160+ on Comtes. I'll wait.
by Curtis Chen
September 14th, 2020, 1:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14469
Views: 710850

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

08 Dom, 08 Dom Legacy, and 08 Dom mag.

Because no Krug available 😭😭
by Curtis Chen
September 14th, 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Taco Bell Jalapeño Noir
Replies: 38
Views: 2269

Re: Taco Bell Jalapeño Noir

Haven't had Taco Bell in forever, but I'd buy it. Would make a fun gift!
by Curtis Chen
September 11th, 2020, 9:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: E&R Wine Shop now online (Portland, OR)
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Re: PSA: E&R Wine Shop now online (Portland, OR)

Cool! Interesting Champagne selection, for sure. Glad to have another retailer to keep an eye on. Thanks!
by Curtis Chen
September 3rd, 2020, 11:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 547
Views: 26072

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

Neal.Mollen wrote:
September 3rd, 2020, 11:04 am
LOL "Chateau Musar -- the Chateau Lafite of Lebanon."

I'm the Brad Pitt of the 1000 block of Palmer Place. Also the Barney Fife.
Damn. Reminds me of the sales pitches by Wine Exchange. Hype to the sky!
by Curtis Chen
September 3rd, 2020, 9:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.
Replies: 179
Views: 8071

Re: J J Prum: the last great wine house priced reasonably.

I agree and not many fit the category of genre-defining yet reasonably priced. Some other possibilities though: Foillard, Lopez de Heredia, Huet, Baudry, and a smattering of other Germans and Austrians. Might be my taste but we just had the Lopez de Heredia 2007 Tondonia in our Zoom group. We reall...
by Curtis Chen
September 1st, 2020, 4:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Woodland Hills Wines Annual Sale- Old World day 1
Replies: 54
Views: 3380

Re: Woodland Hills Wines Annual Sale- Old World day 1

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
September 1st, 2020, 4:19 pm
The only great thing about finding wine is for whatever reason it triggers the chase sapphire reserve travel credit.
Da heck, really? Haha, that's awesome.
by Curtis Chen
August 30th, 2020, 7:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4493
Views: 257505

Re: de Negoce offer

Rich, You have been throwing shade at me for a month so it's nothing new but it just makes all my juices flow. Uhh, really? I have no dog in this fight, but something ain’t right. How can he throw shade at you for a month when your first post was 6 days ago? Is this account an alter ego? Serious qu...
by Curtis Chen
August 30th, 2020, 5:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4493
Views: 257505

Re: de Negoce offer

I live in SF, and while I am in a house I already have about 400 bottles stored here and am totally done with space. Yes, divorce territory. So I need some advice on off sites I could get my boxes delivered to directly ideally to not drive my amazing and understanding wife completely crazy. Any Bay...
by Curtis Chen
August 30th, 2020, 5:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4493
Views: 257505

Re: de Negoce offer

I live in SF, and while I am in a house I already have about 400 bottles stored here and am totally done with space. Yes, divorce territory. So I need some advice on off sites I could get my boxes delivered to directly ideally to not drive my amazing and understanding wife completely crazy. Any Bay...
by Curtis Chen
August 30th, 2020, 4:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A funny sign at the Oxbow Public Market
Replies: 7
Views: 960

Re: A pedantic sign from the Oxbow Public Market

While they raid the cupcakes, raid the oysters and grilled cheese sandwich at Hog Island!
by Curtis Chen
August 30th, 2020, 4:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4493
Views: 257505

Re: de Negoce offer

Down from 550 cases to <250 cases in about ten minutes. Fun to watch.
by Curtis Chen
August 28th, 2020, 11:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4493
Views: 257505

Re: de Negoce offer

Don't mean to hijack this thread but the Wash Post article mentioned: "Clarksburg, at the end of the Sacramento delta, is trying to make a reputation for chenin blanc, still an underappreciated grape the American consumer has not embraced. Master compares Clarksburg to the Carneros region, at the t...
by Curtis Chen
August 28th, 2020, 4:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4493
Views: 257505

Re: de Negoce offer

😐
by Curtis Chen
August 28th, 2020, 11:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Where to store wine in Los Angeles?
Replies: 42
Views: 2579

Re: Where to store wine in Los Angeles?

JulianD wrote:
August 27th, 2020, 11:48 am
Thanks for this thread guys- saved over $100 switching from Legend/Spectrum Cellars to Wine Vault (and doubled capacity)
Nice. Legend/Spectrum is expensive AF.
by Curtis Chen
August 28th, 2020, 11:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: When Your Neighbor Asks if You Like Wine
Replies: 39
Views: 2647

Re: When Your Neighbor Asks if You Like Wine

Alan Rath wrote:
August 28th, 2020, 10:28 am
I’d be mowing the neighbor’s lawn every weekend
😂😂
by Curtis Chen
August 28th, 2020, 11:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 4493
Views: 257505

Re: de Negoce offer

Bumped so Cam knows how badly we want #40 right now!! Can someone enlighten me...what is OG #40, and why is it so hotly anticipated? Naked Drunk Biker Cyclist, or whatever their name is, posted a review on CT about it. I think it's less about him and more about getting a ~$150 wine for $18.
by Curtis Chen
August 27th, 2020, 10:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: When Your Neighbor Asks if You Like Wine
Replies: 39
Views: 2647

Re: When Your Neighbor Asks if You Like Wine

Josh Grossman wrote:
August 27th, 2020, 10:43 pm
What, you don't like dead baby jokes? I'm sure in infinite worlds there is a Fu who has proper storage and isn't overly concerned with being an influencer.
Get off his dick.

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