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by C Prince
November 8th, 2020, 4:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine for election night? (Mod- next political post gets a 24hour suspension)
Replies: 270
Views: 10854

Re: Wine for election night? (Mod- next political post gets a 24hour suspension)

My new neighbors opened Dom Perignon on their deck yesterday and invited me over. It was very nice of them as Allen is out of town so I’m loving them for a whole host of reasons! champagne.gif
by C Prince
November 3rd, 2020, 12:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine for election night? (Mod- next political post gets a 24hour suspension)
Replies: 270
Views: 10854

Re: Wine for election night? (Mod- next political post gets a 24hour suspension)

I’m thinking something feminine from a great year like 2008 would really hit the spot.
by C Prince
September 28th, 2020, 7:50 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Spotted Lanternfly?
Replies: 50
Views: 3281

Re: Spotted Lanternfly?

We’re the town just to the north of Bedminster in NJ (so stop by next time RT!) They showed up here this year for the 1st time. We were shocked one night in Jun or July to see Hundreds of spotted lantern fly (SLF) nymphs crawling on the sycamore trees next to our composter. There’s a local tree comp...
by C Prince
June 29th, 2020, 6:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 St. Innocent Pinot Noir Temperance Hill (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)
Replies: 15
Views: 1141

Re: TN: 2008 St. Innocent Pinot Noir Temperance Hill (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley)

Have been saving some 2008 St Innocents For a special occasion - Only one Temperance left along with 2 Shea and 3 White Rose so maybe it’s time to pull the cork on one of the White Roses?
by C Prince
June 16th, 2020, 7:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Fall Release - Save the Date
Replies: 58
Views: 4949

Re: Aubert Fall Release - Save the Date

The Aubert chards got me hooked, but the UV-SL Pinot is superb....
by C Prince
June 2nd, 2020, 6:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recommendations for wine shops in Central Jersey?
Replies: 21
Views: 947

Re: Recommendations for wine shops in Central Jersey?

Pluckemin Inn is great! Their full restaurant wine list is also on offer at retail pricing (has worked out at just less than half the wine list price). They have a deep list, lots of older wines. just email Brian. https://www.cellartracker.com/winelist.asp?Style=Hybrid&Price=30&fBin=1&fBinAtRight=&F...
by C Prince
May 30th, 2020, 8:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event - Walter Scott Wines with Erica and Ken - Saturday May 30th, 5pm PT/8pm ET
Replies: 53
Views: 2985

Re: Zoom Event - Walter Scott Wines with Erica and Ken - Saturday May 30th, 5pm PT/8pm ET

A really Lovely event w Ken and Erica. We opened a 2014 X Novo Chard. Just a beautiful wine.
by C Prince
May 30th, 2020, 7:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aging Oregon chardonnay
Replies: 154
Views: 8371

Re: Aging Oregon chardonnay

Bummer! Would have been a good addition. Oregon grapes deserve much ranting!
by C Prince
May 28th, 2020, 8:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom Event - Walter Scott Wines with Erica and Ken - Saturday May 30th, 5pm PT/8pm ET
Replies: 53
Views: 2985

Re: Zoom Event - Walter Scott Wines with Erica and Ken - Saturday May 30th, 5pm PT/8pm ET

What a great opportunity... the barrel samples might be challenging though? Will be hard to decide which of the many awesome bottles to open. [cheers.gif]
by C Prince
April 8th, 2020, 7:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rivers-Marie Virtual Tasting--Tuesday, 4/7 @ 5PM PT with Thomas Rivers Brown and Will Segui
Replies: 310
Views: 11060

Re: Rivers-Marie Virtual Tasting--Tuesday, 4/7 @ 5PM PT with Thomas Rivers Brown and Will Segui

I hope those who couldn't make it have a chance to watch the video - it's a very fun interaction. I captured this screenshot as all of us should be fortunate enough to have someone adore you as much as Colleen adores TRB flirtysmile Screen Shot 2020-04-07 at 5.58.28 PM.png That's how you KNOW you m...
by C Prince
April 8th, 2020, 7:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rivers-Marie Virtual Tasting--Tuesday, 4/7 @ 5PM PT with Thomas Rivers Brown and Will Segui
Replies: 310
Views: 11060

Re: Rivers-Marie Virtual Tasting--Tuesday, 4/7 @ 5PM PT with Thomas Rivers Brown and Will Segui

So totally amazing! Frank - what a great idea! Todd - lovely Job moderating! TRB & Will - I could listen... while drinking those wines... all night long. Oh! I guess that’s actually what happened! It was really awesome that you hosted this for us. Many many thanks.
by C Prince
April 4th, 2020, 8:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wanted an Oregon wine that tastes like a Burgundy.
Replies: 92
Views: 6012

Re: Wanted an Oregon wine that tastes like a Burgundy.

As a weird thank you for sending ventilators to New York, I thought I would buy a couple of bottles of Oregon Pinot. It has been some time since I bought anything from there. Looking for something in the $50 range that is as close to something Burgundian as possible. Suggestions please. I thought t...
by C Prince
March 17th, 2020, 8:32 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC: Aubert (Postponed) in Midtown
Replies: 23
Views: 3208

Re: NYC: Aubert (Postponed) in Midtown

So, granted it’s going to be postponed for some time but planning ahead is good too! Allen and I would join if there are spaces. I’ve got a 2002 Ritchie that I’m interested to open along side other aubert chards. Would also bring a 2nd aubert chard from any of the other open years to round out the t...
by C Prince
March 2nd, 2020, 6:08 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Coronavirus and Summer Travel
Replies: 283
Views: 16187

Re: Coronavirus and Summer Travel

Had planned to go to the Canary Islands (great observatories!) in Mar or Apr but decided not to pull the trigger when they locked down a hotel on Tenerife w a corona virus case. Will wait out a couple cycles of the new moon and revisit.
by C Prince
February 19th, 2020, 5:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Save The Date: 2018 Rivers-Marie Chardonnay
Replies: 31
Views: 2629

Re: Save The Date: 2018 Rivers-Marie Chardonnay

Love Rivers-Marie... Both the red and white. Took a mixed case but seems like the allocations were down?
by C Prince
January 28th, 2020, 6:43 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: EIEIO - 3 offers for BerserkerDay 11
Replies: 18
Views: 1528

Re: EIEIO - 3 offers for BerserkerDay 11

OMG! I totally missed BD11. Working on an all consuming project. I sent an email on the off chance the one day window hasn't completely shut.

C
by C Prince
January 9th, 2020, 4:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert-Save the date
Replies: 70
Views: 5428

Re: Aubert-Save the date

Yes, it’s open... but It’s the first time I recall having to buy a case though.
by C Prince
January 9th, 2020, 4:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Rivers-Marie Chardonnay B. Thieriot Vineyard
Replies: 4
Views: 650

Re: TN: 2017 Rivers-Marie Chardonnay B. Thieriot Vineyard

Lovely TN! Love Thieriot.
by C Prince
October 3rd, 2019, 8:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Post-IPNC Oregon Pinot Noir Blind Tasting, 2008 Vintage, 7/27/15
Replies: 140
Views: 7841

Re: Post-IPNC Oregon Pinot Noir Blind Tasting, 2008 Vintage, 7/27/15

Christopher- Great thread! I’d be interested in joining. I’m down to 19 bottles of 2008 Oregon Pinots but would be happy to pony them up for an East Coast tasting. (If we’re doing pairs ala Post-IPNC I’ve only got 4 pairs left.) Rich - 85? That is some Serious delayed gratification going on there! C.-
by C Prince
August 14th, 2019, 8:31 am
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: New York City, aka Manhattan and the boroughs BYO
Replies: 676
Views: 81551

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

Temple Court, the Colicchio Restaurant in the Beekman Hotel (downtown Manhattan, east of / not far from the Oculus). $45 per bottle... but FREE corkage on Sunday eve. Lovely extensive Restaurant Week menu. Did not find their wine list on their website but brought bottles they were unlikely to have. ...
by C Prince
March 26th, 2019, 7:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Oregon Chardonnay Tasting
Replies: 24
Views: 1830

Re: 2013 Oregon Chardonnay Tasting

Oregon is so totally the place! I do love Pinot but I’m an unrepentant Chard drinker. The IPNC Throwdowns that I’ve been to are great... How did it not occur to me that Heater Allen was THE place to go for a Chard Throwdown? Live and learn. Oregon chards just max the spectrum... but I’m not surprise...
by C Prince
February 7th, 2019, 7:33 pm
Forum: BYO Forum - Wine at Restaurants
Topic: Jersey City and Northern NJ
Replies: 229
Views: 28137

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: 676
Views: 81551

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 - Food and Recipes
Topic: Buenos Aires Recommendations
Replies: 8
Views: 635

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: 599

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: 229
Views: 28137

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: 826

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: 826

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 and Restaurants Forum
Topic: United Lounge Passes - up for grabs...
Replies: 0
Views: 352

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: 837

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 and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Vaccines recommended for Belize?
Replies: 15
Views: 598

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: 1715

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 and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Anybody fly with wine into Belize?
Replies: 9
Views: 466

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 and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Anybody fly with wine into Belize?
Replies: 9
Views: 466

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: 22274

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: 2934

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: 4487

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: 4487

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: 5418

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: 4766

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: 2934

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: 3511

Vincent - Oregon 3-packs

[worship.gif] Thank you Vincent!
by C Prince
November 21st, 2017, 7:38 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA
Replies: 2
Views: 395

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: 1139

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 and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Yosemite Lodging
Replies: 16
Views: 879

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: 742

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: 741

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

Wow! A great Pinot night...Love those Arrendells!

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