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by mseeber
March 26th, 2021, 1:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8521
Views: 632652

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Power hour started 1pm pacific
by mseeber
March 4th, 2021, 6:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Denver Metro Area Wine shops
Replies: 46
Views: 1636

Re: Denver Metro Area Wine shops

Hazels in Boulder, Total Bev in Westminster, Wyatts in Longmont, DaveCo in Thornton are very similar. High volume, somewhat competitive in pricing on mass market wine. Occasionally you can find good value in the $15 to $50 range, especially when they are having sales. Boulder Wine Merchant is certai...
by mseeber
February 6th, 2021, 4:38 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Biggio Hamina Cellars BD 12 Library Styled Offers - closed, thanks so much!
Replies: 39
Views: 2501

Re: Biggio Hamina Cellars BD 12 Library Styled Offers - closed, thanks so much!

Todd Hamina wrote: February 6th, 2021, 2:56 pm Enjoy Dennis, it drinks like a tawny.
So I don’t have to drink the whole bottle with my Valentine’s chocolate?
by mseeber
February 6th, 2021, 5:58 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Biggio Hamina Cellars BD 12 Library Styled Offers - closed, thanks so much!
Replies: 39
Views: 2501

Re: Biggio Hamina Cellars BD 12 Library Styled Offers - closed, thanks so much!

I received my mystery pack and am very excited.
2009 Melon de Bourgogne - Deux Vert
2012 Riesling - Sunnyside
2009 Pinot Noir - Deux Vert
2015 Pinot Noir - Claygate
2016 Sangiovese - Kiona
NV Ruby Riserva

Thanks again Todd!
by mseeber
January 29th, 2021, 8:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 12 - Newbie feedback from the community
Replies: 7
Views: 534

Re: BerserkerDay 12 - Newbie feedback from the community

Newbie previews are a must... it provides the necessary time to absorb their story without getting lost in the frenzy of the day. For me, last year Sabelli Frisch stood out and this year Erica Orr, Sandar & Hem (Princess & Peasant a few years back) Why? Probably because they weren't selling ...
by mseeber
January 29th, 2021, 1:22 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: **EXTENDED**: Sandar & Hem Wines - BD12 Offer
Replies: 53
Views: 2473

Re: EXTENDED THROUGH FRIDAY: Sandar & Hem Wines - BD12 Offer

Decided to pull the trigger on the chard 4 pack after deliberating for a few days. Thanks for keeping the offer open!
by mseeber
January 27th, 2021, 1:51 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: JB Neufeld - WA Cabernet Sauvignon
Replies: 93
Views: 4694

Re: JB Neufeld - WA Cabernet Sauvignon

DKliner wrote: January 27th, 2021, 10:22 am Just placed my first order, looking forward to tasting. Came highly recommended from a friend and co-berserker, Mark S.

Regards,
Dick Kliner
Welcome to the party Dick! A great cab to drink while you enjoy your mountain views.

I just placed my order as well
by mseeber
January 27th, 2021, 12:52 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Biggio Hamina Cellars BD 12 Library Styled Offers - closed, thanks so much!
Replies: 39
Views: 2501

Re: Biggio Hamina Cellars BD 12 Library Styled Offers

Email sent. So thankful for your contributions to the community Todd...and your wines are so versatile with a wide-range of cuisines so it is always a treat to have some BH on the table!
by mseeber
January 27th, 2021, 11:49 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Erica Orr Wines BD12 Offers
Replies: 59
Views: 3014

Re: Erica Orr Wines BD12 Offers

Take my money, I've been waiting for this one all day...order in for Offer 1 & 2....
by mseeber
January 27th, 2021, 9:22 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Sandler BerserkerDay 12 4 packs and 6 packs-32% off with Shipping Included!!!
Replies: 76
Views: 5020

Re: Sandler BerserkerDay 12 4 packs and 6 packs-32% off with Shipping Included!!!

First order of BD12 for me...in for a 6 pack. Ed is the reason I found this place (he was the unsung hero in a book I read once upon a time) and I will forever be grateful for showing the way to this community!
by mseeber
April 3rd, 2020, 1:29 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Biggio Hamina 3 ways
Replies: 17
Views: 2243

Re: Biggio Hamina 3 ways

Todd Hamina wrote: March 26th, 2020, 6:36 pm Thank you Mark! Hope you enjoy the wines.
I am! 2 bottles down...I need to pace myself but I have toddlers at home while attempting to work from home...
by mseeber
March 26th, 2020, 6:09 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Biggio Hamina 3 ways
Replies: 17
Views: 2243

Re: Biggio Hamina 3 ways

Just received my mystery case. I’m thankful that this community is looking out for each other during this challenging time. [thankyou.gif] [berserker.gif]
by mseeber
March 21st, 2019, 7:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Boulder CO wine shops
Replies: 18
Views: 821

Re: Boulder CO wine shops

Also, there are now 5 or 6 Costco’s that can sell wine. Ft Collins (Timnath) and Denver (Quincy) are the closest. Both about 45 minutes to an hour from Boulder.
by mseeber
March 19th, 2019, 7:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Boulder CO wine shops
Replies: 18
Views: 821

Re: Boulder CO wine shops

I am partial to West End Wine Shop for non-baller French, Spanish, Italian and California wines. More of a neighborhood feel. B-Town has some interesting selections although not a huge inventory. Cured is a good recommendation for AFWE, especially if you need a picnic spread (charcuterie and cheese)...
by mseeber
March 2nd, 2019, 12:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Arnot-Roberts Spring Release
Replies: 32
Views: 2207

Re: Arnot-Roberts Spring Release

I find $40 shipping on a 6 pack hard to swallow. For their larger production wines which are widely available, there is little reason IMO to deal with shipping when I know I can get it for the same price in a store nearby. If I really want limited production, large format, or otherwise unique offer...
by mseeber
February 2nd, 2019, 11:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ferrière 2000 and Lafon-Rochet 2003
Replies: 4
Views: 271

Re: Ferrière 2000 and Lafon-Rochet 2003

I purchased a couple bottles of the ‘09 Ferrière at Costco in July 2015, and have noticed subsequent vintages (paid around $42/bottle) at Costco as well. So it is definitely out in the wild.
by mseeber
January 29th, 2019, 2:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How does QVC get away with shipping wine to almost everywhere?
Replies: 11
Views: 993

Re: How does QVC get away with shipping wine to almost everywhere?

my understanding is that since Granholm coveri s wineries, not retailers, the list of states that allows retailers to ship is much more restrictive. Do I have that wrong? You're correct. Perhaps they are taking the orders but having the wines ship directly from the producers? A quick perusal of all...
by mseeber
January 27th, 2019, 1:01 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: [CLOSED] Greyscale Wines - Great Deals 25-55% Off Premium Napa Valley Wines (Shipping Included)
Replies: 13
Views: 1658

Re: Greyscale Wines - Great Deals 25-55% Off Premium Napa Valley Wines (Shipping Included)

Couldn’t pass up the ‘14 Merlot six-pack...thanks for the great offer! Looking forward to them. What do you recommend for a drinking window?
by mseeber
January 13th, 2019, 8:17 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: My new glass...I need feedback
Replies: 82
Views: 5677

Re: My new glass...I need feedback

Travis, likely. I'm working on a solution to this. I have 120 stems out - which is GREAT...but at some point it's prohibitive. So, i'll ask all of you this. If I went and created a demo case and put 1 of each in them and that case could be reused over and over - would you let me send it to you, use...
by mseeber
January 7th, 2019, 6:47 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Texas BBQ Spring Break
Replies: 18
Views: 1089

Re: Texas BBQ Spring Break

We just spent Christmas - New Years at The Woodlands Resort and had a great time. We went into Houston one day and ate at The Pit Room and it was a great BBQ experience. Rendered Brisket fat in the tortillas was worth the eventual angioplasty. Lots of good restaurant choices in the area, although la...
by mseeber
January 5th, 2019, 6:30 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: My new glass...I need feedback
Replies: 82
Views: 5677

Re: My new glass...I need feedback

Email sent!
by mseeber
November 6th, 2018, 6:20 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Turkey- Where do you buy it?
Replies: 55
Views: 2300

Re: Turkey- Where do you buy it?

Brian Tuite wrote: November 6th, 2018, 6:17 am Direct from the winery.
I hope you don’t Pobega it... [berserker.gif]
by mseeber
October 25th, 2018, 7:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Give CO wine a taste...
Replies: 172
Views: 8599

Re: Give CO wine a taste...

These wines will surprise a lot of folks if they have never tried Colorado wines. Especially the Palisade fruit. I’d be interested in hearing about the port from whomever receives it although I wouldn’t be upset if Kyle decided to set it aside for me.
by mseeber
September 14th, 2018, 4:14 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas
Replies: 624
Views: 40087

Re: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas

Mark Mason wrote: September 14th, 2018, 4:03 pm Bill, you get great deals on your beef. I pay three times that.
The Costco prime beef ribs are a great deal. I’ve cooked them many times to great results. The pricing here in Colorado is pretty much the same as Texas it seems...must be the same territory for buying.
by mseeber
July 28th, 2018, 7:32 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas
Replies: 624
Views: 40087

The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas

Thanks. The flat has the fat in it. Just limited fridge space at the moment. If put on sausages or a rack of ribs for fun, does that change the time required? Unless the ribs or sausages are frozen I can’t imagine it would change much. As long as they don’t restrict air flow too much it shouldn’t b...
by mseeber
July 27th, 2018, 6:11 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas
Replies: 624
Views: 40087

The Smoker Thread - recipes, techniques, ideas

I love this thread and enjoyed everyone’s thought on smoking meat. For years I have done ribs and think I have that down to a science. Saying that, I am going to start branching out to Brisket based on an article I just read. My question pertains to cooking time. How much difference in smoking time...
by mseeber
July 19th, 2018, 8:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Measuring cesium in California wines
Replies: 17
Views: 841

Measuring cesium in California wines

Markus S wrote:Wow, 2 threads on cesium in the same day. How cool is that?!
There will probably be half as many tomorrow... [snort.gif]
by mseeber
July 3rd, 2018, 8:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's in your Dom P gift box???
Replies: 8
Views: 970

What's in your Dom P gift box???

Pretty common for Costco. They often have mixed vintages (a few bottles per case) for a specific wine if you look closely. Especially if it is a nicer wine. Mislabeled boxes notwithstanding.
by mseeber
April 4th, 2018, 6:00 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Suggestions for Colorado summer vacation?
Replies: 22
Views: 839

Suggestions for Colorado summer vacation?

The train museum in Golden is worth it whether or not you are a kid (assuming trains are your thing).
by mseeber
April 3rd, 2018, 8:22 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Suggestions for Colorado summer vacation?
Replies: 22
Views: 839

Suggestions for Colorado summer vacation?

Estes Park is a parking lot most of the summer. We took our 3 year old and 1 year old to Colorado Springs and stayed at the Broadmoor. You can sometimes find deals there and there is a ton to do in the area for both kids and adults (cog railway up Pikes peak, Garden of the Gods, horseback riding, Ai...
by mseeber
March 31st, 2018, 1:21 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Everyday dinnerware recommendation needed
Replies: 47
Views: 3262

Everyday dinnerware recommendation needed

Another recommendation for Crate and Barrel. We are really happy with their basic white Aspen line. They look great after many years of daily use and Crate and Barrel has kept the pattern around for a long time, allowing us to expand the set last year. Prices are great as well. We have the Crate an...
by mseeber
March 7th, 2018, 3:32 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: North Carolina (maybe South, too) beach rental reccs?
Replies: 37
Views: 1590

North Carolina (maybe South, too) beach rental reccs?

I haven’t been in several years but Oak Island NC is an option. Close to Southport which has some decent dining options and is a good spot to relive your favorite Dawson’s Creek moments. Houses are very hit or miss depending on budget and proximity to the beach. Likely quieter than some of the bette...
by mseeber
March 2nd, 2018, 12:57 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Best IPA with significant distribution?
Replies: 40
Views: 3057

Best IPA with significant distribution?

Bells Two Hearted
by mseeber
February 10th, 2018, 5:34 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Restaurant recs for Boulder CO
Replies: 6
Views: 342

Restaurant recs for Boulder CO

Black Cat is less fussy (than Flagstaff) and the food is well done (nearly everything comes from the chef’s farm including meats). The wine pairings aren’t necessarily a good value but there is some fun wine in the list. Frasca has the best wine program hands down in Boulder that isn’t Flagstaff Hou...
by mseeber
January 27th, 2018, 1:01 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Princess and the Peasant - SALE EXTENDED THROUGH TUESDAY, 1/30
Replies: 61
Views: 5008

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

Order in for the 6 pack of PN & Carignan (combined with SR Bubble Box). Let the best spouse win!
by mseeber
January 27th, 2018, 12:59 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Signal Ridge Vineyards - SALE EXTENDED THROUGH TUESDAY, 1/30
Replies: 18
Views: 2259

Signal Ridge Vineyards - What Altitude Tastes Like

Order in for the Bubble Box (combined with the P&P Pinot / Carignan 6-er). No brainer...and the one time I'd be happy to discover a wrinkle [snort.gif]

Cheers! Looking forward to the glugging!
by mseeber
January 27th, 2018, 11:40 am
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: JB Neufeld BDIX - Artisan Washington Cabernet Sauvignon
Replies: 27
Views: 3716

JB Neufeld BDIX - Artisan Washington Cabernet Sauvignon

In for a 6 pack (Offer 2). Awesome deals and I look forward to tasting these!

Cheers!
Mark
by mseeber
January 26th, 2018, 9:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 769
Views: 68992

Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Signal Ridge - Tiny Pink Bubbles - Why does this disappear so quickly? It has a great mousse, is super fresh and lively. This is a Chardonnay / Pinot Noir blend and at under $20/bottle on BD is an easy decision to load up. Princess & Peasant Carignan - Vibrant, fresh, fruity (more blackberry tha...
by mseeber
January 23rd, 2018, 12:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AR Rose Release
Replies: 5
Views: 307

AR Rose Release

I've stopped buying A-R directly solely because of shipping, and just wait for whatever my local wine shops happen to get (and if I miss out on something ultra-allocated and unique then I will live). Based on conversations elsewhere on WB, they (A-R) certainly are not making money on shipping, but $...
by mseeber
January 14th, 2018, 8:27 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: In search of German cookbook
Replies: 5
Views: 470

In search of German cookbook

Mimi Sheraton’s The German Cookbook is a good one
by mseeber
January 14th, 2018, 5:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserker Day 2018?
Replies: 71
Views: 5982

Berserker Day 2018?

I can’t remember the terms last time, but i recall a small group wound up with most of the wine. Perhaps have folks rank their desired wine, and then allocate the first 3 or 6 (or more if the collection is large), first come first served, then once the collection is exhausted or everyone’s first lot...
by mseeber
December 18th, 2017, 3:21 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Life Hacks for the Reluctant Home Cook
Replies: 2
Views: 371

Life Hacks for the Reluctant Home Cook

"Whatever you do, don’t pay someone to mail your dinner to your house in parcelled-out pieces, like sad grownup Legos" - [winner.gif]
by mseeber
December 17th, 2017, 8:44 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Ribbe - source?
Replies: 24
Views: 1391

Ribbe - source?

Chris Blum wrote:Next up on the norske menu....smalahove???
Not enough aquavit in the world...
by mseeber
December 17th, 2017, 8:27 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Ribbe - source?
Replies: 24
Views: 1391

Ribbe - source?

Nice! Yes, we had both Aalborg aquavit (group favorite- mostly caraway, anise) and Vikre Ørevann Aquavit (my favorite - caraway plus citrus and cardamom). Both went well with a plate of Swedish krumkake and ginger snaps. Not bad for my first attempt but your BIL seems to have it down pat!
by mseeber
December 17th, 2017, 12:50 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Ribbe - source?
Replies: 24
Views: 1391

Ribbe - source?

The ribbe was quite the hit. I will have to do it again once my cholesterol returns to normal. The butcher (Blackbelly Butcher in Boulder) was awesome to work with and for about $10/lb provided a very lovely skin-on, bone-in (spare ribs) belly with the ribs split into thirds to facilitate serving. I...

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