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by C Prince
February 7th, 2019, 7:33 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Jersey City and Northern NJ
Replies: 217
Views: 19996

Re: Jersey City and Northern NJ

Ian thank you for posting about White Birch - we’ve got a reservation to try it Saturday night.
by C Prince
December 29th, 2018, 7:44 am
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: New York City, aka Manhattan and the boroughs BYO
Replies: 570
Views: 53417

Re: New York City, aka Manhattan and the boroughs BYO

Meeting friends at the Breslin for dinner on Sunday. Over the phone, they said corkage was $40 ($80 magnum). Will report back if different.

https://www.thebreslin.com/
by C Prince
November 14th, 2018, 6:13 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Buenos Aires Recommendations
Replies: 8
Views: 495

Re: Buenos Aires Recommendations

Wondering if anyone has any foodie updates? We’ve got one night in Buenos Aires on our way down to the colder climes to the south... would love to make the most of the one night in Buenos Aires.
by C Prince
October 23rd, 2018, 6:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Cameron Dundee Hills Chardonnay
Replies: 8
Views: 439

Re: 2017 Cameron Dundee Hills Chardonnay

Sounds mouthwatering! Thank you for Doing the hard work 😓 to keep those tasting reports coming...
by C Prince
October 13th, 2018, 7:42 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Jersey City and Northern NJ
Replies: 217
Views: 19996

Re: Jersey City and Northern NJ

Ian, White Birch sounds like it could be interesting so thank you for mentioning it! Curious about how in the heck they would locate it Flanders. We’re in Peapack and could do the schlep but even we think that’s a bit loco.
by C Prince
July 17th, 2018, 8:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert open but...
Replies: 4
Views: 741

Aubert open but...

Phillip changed it back to 6!
by C Prince
July 17th, 2018, 7:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert open but...
Replies: 4
Views: 741

Aubert open but...

Aubert is open but the min order is a case. Anyone interested in splitting a case with me?

2016 UV Pinot
2016 UV SL Pinot
2016 CIX Pinot
2016 Hudson Chard
2016 Sonoma Coast Chard
by C Prince
May 14th, 2018, 8:12 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: United Lounge Passes - up for grabs...
Replies: 0
Views: 263

United Lounge Passes - up for grabs...

Folks, I have 2 United Lounge Passes that I will not be using. They are only valid through May 31, 2018. They are One-time Passes so access is subject to availability. They are valid only if you have a same day ticket on United. Probably will not be honored at EWR Term C because of the construction ...
by C Prince
April 9th, 2018, 7:47 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Oregon Pinot
Replies: 8
Views: 718

FS: Oregon Pinot

Typical rules apply, shipping charges are actual charges. PM is best.. Ken Wright 00' Carter 05' Shea x2 05' Angela 08' Abbott Claim x2 08' Nysa $50 each Archery Summit 99' Arcus estate $60 Beaux Freres 08' 'Beaux Freres vineyard' x2 10' 'Beaux Freres vineyard' -$60 each Brick House 08' Boulder Blo...
by C Prince
March 25th, 2018, 5:59 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Vaccines recommended for Belize?
Replies: 15
Views: 393

Vaccines recommended for Belize?

I say yes to vaccines generally but also because when we went to Belize last year, One of our party got pretty sick from food poisoning after eating only in the hotel restaurant.
by C Prince
March 10th, 2018, 8:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is Your Fantasy Four-Top BYOB
Replies: 33
Views: 1465

What is Your Fantasy Four-Top BYOB

Paul Krugman, Janet Yellen, Barack Obama and/or Michelle. Le Pigeon - duh! I would spend a considerable amount of time picking out the exact right Oregon Pinots and chards for this group but would also bring some CA - diversity is good y’all!
by C Prince
January 28th, 2018, 8:54 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Anybody fly with wine into Belize?
Replies: 9
Views: 306

Anybody fly with wine into Belize?

I try to follow as many rules as I can so that when I don’t it’s seen to be an exception.
by C Prince
January 28th, 2018, 8:27 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Anybody fly with wine into Belize?
Replies: 9
Views: 306

Anybody fly with wine into Belize?

We took 6 bottles per person in our luggage. Only took white - it’s hot there! - did some bubble wrap instead of a wine check and took our chances w breakage.
by C Prince
January 28th, 2018, 5:15 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: 14335

BerserkerDay IX Master Thread/FAQ (Please Read) ALL OFFERS POSTED, AUCTIONS LIVE!

Todd and all of your enablers (aka participating wineries) - thank you for the great party yesterday! champagne.gif Was awesome...woke up this morning with big regrets....realized that I didn’t buy enough wine! Am wondering if CT will go down today from the BD load. LOL. But seriously, Many thanks t...
by C Prince
January 27th, 2018, 11:05 am
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Goodfellow Berserker Day IX offers
Replies: 31
Views: 1752

Goodfellow Berserker Day IX offers

In for two 6 packs of the chard....now that we know the Goodfellow section of the wine cellar will be replenished, it's safe to open one tonight. [basic-smile.gif] Thank you Marcus!
by C Prince
January 27th, 2018, 9:28 am
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Princess and the Peasant - SALE EXTENDED THROUGH TUESDAY, 1/30
Replies: 61
Views: 2170

Princess and the Peasant - High Altitude Pinot Noir and Old Vine Carignan

I see the offers on the website but the penny shipping isn't kicking in for a 12 bottle order even after inputting promo code BERSERKERS30 so that means the offer isn't active yet? Hi Colleen, what happens is, you go to the checkout screen, select your shipping state, and the site should update. Th...
by C Prince
January 27th, 2018, 9:10 am
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Princess and the Peasant - SALE EXTENDED THROUGH TUESDAY, 1/30
Replies: 61
Views: 2170

Princess and the Peasant - High Altitude Pinot Noir and Old Vine Carignan

I see the offers on the website but the penny shipping isn't kicking in for a 12 bottle order even after inputting promo code BERSERKERS30 so that means the offer isn't active yet?
by C Prince
January 26th, 2018, 5:10 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Sandler Rolls Back the Prices, 33% Savings on 4 Packs!
Replies: 68
Views: 2997

Sandler Rolls Back the Prices, 33% Savings on 4 Packs!

We're Pinot fans and Sandler always puts a smile on our face! I'm a little more of a chard fan than my SO and love it that Ed has snuck more of his amazingly awesome chards for me into the mix. I bought 6 of his 4-packs today and wondered if I was not ordering enough but he's going to think I am cra...
by C Prince
January 26th, 2018, 4:56 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Patricia Green Cellars Berserker Day Offerings
Replies: 40
Views: 3040

Patricia Green Cellars Berserker Day Offerings

Dijon 115 Clone 6 pack is too good to ignore...Great offer! [thumbs-up.gif]
by C Prince
January 26th, 2018, 9:16 am
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Goodfellow Berserker Day IX offers
Replies: 31
Views: 1752

Goodfellow Berserker Day IX offers

I love the full chardonnay package... brilliant! RT will just have to move aside for the rest of us [berserker.gif]
by C Prince
January 26th, 2018, 9:06 am
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Vincent - Oregon 3-packs
Replies: 31
Views: 2198

Vincent - Oregon 3-packs

[worship.gif] Thank you Vincent!
by C Prince
November 21st, 2017, 7:38 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA
Replies: 2
Views: 366

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

Martin,

it looks amazing! One question though - do you think that the ingredient that you use - tomatoe pasata is the same as tomato sauce in the US?
by C Prince
November 13th, 2017, 10:37 am
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Charlotte
Replies: 4
Views: 674

Charlotte

Maybe we can change this thread title to include Raleigh/Durham? We ate at a great restaurant in Raleigh this weekend - Herons at the Umstead (ok technically Cary, NC). Food was top notch and their corkage was very reasonable - $25/btl, max 2 btls. http://www.theumstead.com http://www.theumstead.com...
by C Prince
November 8th, 2017, 8:06 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Yosemite Lodging
Replies: 16
Views: 640

Yosemite Lodging

We rented a house just outside the west entrance of the park from https://www.scenicwonders.com. Was easy to get in and out of the park from and we liked being able to get away from the masses of people in the main area of the park. Was also easy to get to Sentinel Dome which is the easiest dome to ...
by C Prince
October 22nd, 2017, 5:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Mike on Tour--Meeting with the Mod--Oct 15 in NJ with Sherri Shapiro and others, Bistro 73
Replies: 9
Views: 610

TNs--Mike on Tour--Meeting with the Mod--Oct 15 in NJ with Sherri Shapiro and others, Bistro 73

I'm basically a "pinot and chard guy", but was totally wowed by the wines that folks brought which of course is one of the reasons to go to Wineberserker dinners; 2nd to meeting the people themselves! We brought the 2014 Walter Scott X Novo Chard and the 2012 Antica Terra Botanica Pinot and was chag...
by C Prince
October 22nd, 2017, 4:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs--Mike on Tour--Oct 18--Day at Paumanok, Night Pinot with Pobega
Replies: 12
Views: 615

TNs--Mike on Tour--Oct 18--Day at Paumanok, Night Pinot with Pobega

Wow! A great Pinot night...Love those Arrendells!
by C Prince
October 22nd, 2017, 3:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10182
Views: 325269

What bottle of wine did you open today?

2010 Brick House Les Dijonnaise Pinot Noir. Generally Oregon 2010 pinots still seem tight. This was not. Color was of an aged pinot. Very Burgundian. Quite beautiful but I would not hold. Doug obviously drums to a different drummer!
by C Prince
October 21st, 2017, 2:58 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: d'Artagnan 30% off flash sale today only
Replies: 37
Views: 2246

d'Artagnan 30% off flash sale today only

Wow! Their boar sausage is part of the 40% off sale - Jay - thank you immensely for the heads up! This is also the time of year for duck fat fries - I've seen their duck fat in smaller containers (8 oz?) at Kings, wine Library and Shop Rite. Puts those small containers to shame, will be breaking th...
by C Prince
October 19th, 2017, 7:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Sandler Wine Company Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Vineyard
Replies: 6
Views: 515

TN: 2014 Sandler Wine Company Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Vineyard

Mike - totally agree! Like Ron, I'm putting one deck for the weekend.
by C Prince
October 19th, 2017, 7:12 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: d'Artagnan 30% off flash sale today only
Replies: 37
Views: 2246

d'Artagnan 30% off flash sale today only

Wow! Their boar sausage is part of the 40% off sale - Jay - thank you immensely for the heads up!

This is also the time of year for duck fat fries - I've seen their duck fat in smaller containers (8 oz?) at Kings, wine Library and Shop Rite.
by C Prince
October 15th, 2017, 9:39 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Mike on Tour--Oct 15--Bistro Seventy Three in Bernardsville, NJ
Replies: 8
Views: 440

Mike on Tour--Oct 15--Bistro Seventy Three in Bernardsville, NJ

6pm sounds great! The train drops us off just a couple min before that literally across the street. (Perfect planning - Sherri!). Given the warm weather, we're going to bring one chard - will be from Oregon, most likely a Walter Scott. And 2 pinots - one from each OR and CA - a 2012 antica Terra Bot...
by C Prince
October 12th, 2017, 7:52 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Mike on Tour--Oct 15--Bistro Seventy Three in Bernardsville, NJ
Replies: 8
Views: 440

Mike on Tour--Oct 15--Bistro Seventy Three in Bernardsville, NJ

Mike,

Sherri gave us a heads up on this one which was great - Allen and I are around this weekend. We plan to join and will bring some pinots to share. Let me know about timing. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Regards,
Colleen
by C Prince
August 5th, 2017, 8:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: IPNC Reflections
Replies: 10
Views: 779

IPNC Reflections

The food at IPNC was a notch above what I recall from recent previous years but overall I wasn't as taken with the wines being poured. Having said that, I was most taken with the Cameron Clos Electrique chard that was poured at the Friday night dinner. I can't find a picture of it or my notes so not...
by C Prince
June 18th, 2017, 7:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ceritas 2012 Porter Bass Chardonnay
Replies: 47
Views: 2942

Ceritas 2012 Porter Bass Chardonnay

Opened a '13 Marena Chard a couple weeks ago and thought it was fantastic. Haven't tried any of the '14s yet.
by C Prince
May 9th, 2017, 4:39 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Jersey City and Northern NJ
Replies: 217
Views: 19996

Jersey City and Northern NJ

Yes. Very good restaurant. We did some dinners downstairs in their private room. I still recall doing a 1982 Bordeaux dinner there that was awesome. Brian Hider is the Somm and is a very nice and knowledgeable guy. My only issue with the restaurant is that it is not closer to where I live. Now thro...
by C Prince
April 20th, 2017, 7:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sandler six pack available. $150 all in
Replies: 23
Views: 1787

Sandler six pack available. $150 all in

Realized that my Berserker Day Sandlers were already gone! [wow.gif] So just ust ordered two of the Spring 6packs and Ed was kind enough to mix a bunch of the chard in the 2nd 6 pack but I'm already thinking I should have ordered more. Crazy good value for lovely wines. Thank you Ed!
by C Prince
April 12th, 2017, 7:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 413
Views: 30546

Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Opened the Navarro 2013 premiere Reserve Chardonnay over the weekend. Was very impressed with the balance of citrus, oak and a bit of butter. A lovely wine. Immediately went to buy more but of course they are sold out!
by C Prince
February 16th, 2017, 9:43 am
Forum: BerserkerDay VIII (January 27, 2017)
Topic: The Wine Check BerserkerDay Offer
Replies: 42
Views: 2621

The Wine Check BerserkerDay Offer

Quick question! Love the Wine Check... but looking for a smaller one. Anyone know of a fold up wine check bag like this that is for a 6 pack rather than a 12 pack?
by C Prince
February 16th, 2017, 9:40 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Belize - Specifically Ambergris Caye
Replies: 21
Views: 1571

Belize - Specifically Ambergris Caye

We're off to Belize for a week at the end of Feb so this is very timely thread! We're staying on Ambergris Caye before heading to San Ignacio to see Mayan ruins and then do some bird watching in Crooked Tree. Our group will snorkel at least 2 days around Ambergris Caye - Shark Ray Alley /Hol Chan Ma...
by C Prince
January 27th, 2017, 7:39 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay VIII (January 27, 2017)
Topic: Sandler BDVIII 4 Packs
Replies: 31
Views: 2581

Sandler BDVIII 4 Packs

Why stop at just 1 pack? Love that a cab is included ... Maybe just didn't see it last year?
by C Prince
January 23rd, 2017, 10:08 am
Forum: NEWBIE INTROS
Topic: Navarro Vineyards, Anderson Valley
Replies: 25
Views: 1620

Navarro Vineyards, Anderson Valley

Wow - this is really exciting! Just when I wondered how Todd was going to top last year's Berserker Day here comes Navarro! Welcome! Its really great to have you guys on board for the big day... and beyond.
by C Prince
January 10th, 2017, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Costco Stems by Riedel
Replies: 112
Views: 10735

New Costco Stems by Riedel

I may buy a box or two and leave them stealthily on the front porch of some good friends who, ehem, need decent stemware. "Aren't these multi-colored goblets pretty? And they make great paperweights too!" I second the gifting idea - it's a gift that gives AND pays big dividends. Would have been goo...
by C Prince
January 10th, 2017, 8:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert is open!
Replies: 5
Views: 718

Aubert is open!

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by C Prince
January 8th, 2017, 10:21 am
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Jersey City and Northern NJ
Replies: 217
Views: 19996

Jersey City and Northern NJ

Finally got a rez at a decent time at Common Lot so headed there this evening. Will of course bring our wine with the obligatory Wine Berserkers Bottle Bling [whistle.gif] so if anyone else is there, stop by to share. IMG_5317.JPG Enjoy! And do report back, sounds very good. champagne.gif We went o...
by C Prince
January 8th, 2017, 10:01 am
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: New York City, aka Manhattan and the boroughs BYO
Replies: 570
Views: 53417

New York City, aka Manhattan and the boroughs BYO

Very nice meal last night at Wallflower, a tiny restaurant in the Village, that is a sister to The Eddy. $30 corkage with proper, good quality stems and knowledgeable wine service. The owner and beverage director are wine lovers and conveyed that they encourage BYO and love to see people drinking g...
by C Prince
January 6th, 2017, 9:08 am
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Jersey City and Northern NJ
Replies: 217
Views: 19996

Jersey City and Northern NJ

Finally got a rez at a decent time at Common Lot so headed there this evening. Will of course bring our wine with the obligatory Wine Berserkers Bottle Bling [whistle.gif] so if anyone else is there, stop by to share.
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by C Prince
October 26th, 2016, 8:11 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Columbus OH recommendations
Replies: 14
Views: 569

Columbus OH recommendations

We really liked a newish place, M at Miranova, when we were there in January. Food was better than the usual Columbus fare, the place was quite visually stunning and they even had an entry level Patty Green pinot on the wine list.
by C Prince
September 2nd, 2016, 7:00 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Pittsburgh?
Replies: 34
Views: 2054

Pittsburgh?

Doug, let me know what you think of Cure. Seems like a lot of the foodie Pittsburgh places are also closed over Labor Day weekend. We're back in Pittsburgh visiting friends in Oct so interested in hitting some other foodie places. Pittsburgh has such great geography, nice to see the food scene take ...
by C Prince
August 31st, 2016, 8:02 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Pittsburgh?
Replies: 34
Views: 2054

Pittsburgh?

We went to Cure (Lawrenceville) in April. Corkage was $20 and the appetizers were great. Could not get a reservation for Morcilla and now that it just got a 'Top 10' in the country from Bon Appetite probably harder to get in to. Went to Eleven. Would not recommend it for food or service. Wine was lo...

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