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by Scott Everson
March 17th, 2018, 9:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Cameron Pinot Noir Willamette Valley
Replies: 22
Views: 1678

2016 Cameron Pinot Noir Willamette Valley

Is it more or less Eola Hills again?
by Scott Everson
March 16th, 2018, 9:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Assorted Rivers Marie 2008-14
Replies: 112
Views: 3200

Assorted Rivers Marie 2008-14

Thinly veiled racist what?
by Scott Everson
March 16th, 2018, 1:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty & Rowdy Release - Jan 19th
Replies: 60
Views: 3491

Dirty & Rowdy Release - Jan 19th

Thank you for using FedEx. On Tuesday I received an email from FedEx indicating a shipment would arrive between 0830 - 0930. My D&R was delivered at 0902. On Tuesday I received another email, this time from UPS, indicating a shipment would arrive between 0930 - 1330. My Realm finally showed up some ...
by Scott Everson
March 4th, 2018, 8:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Morgen Long Chardonnays: 2016 Offer
Replies: 24
Views: 1416

Morgen Long Chardonnays: 2016 Offer

Punk charges more for his Chardonnay than John Thomas charges for his Pinot? Ninja please.
by Scott Everson
March 1st, 2018, 3:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Morgen Long Chardonnays: 2016 Offer
Replies: 24
Views: 1416

Morgen Long Chardonnays: 2016 Offer

Would you be so kind to list the prices of each?

And perhaps indicate how many years he's been making Chardonnay under each label?
by Scott Everson
February 20th, 2018, 8:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How do you deal with mold in a cellar?
Replies: 61
Views: 1853

How do you deal with mold in a cellar?

Once you get it cleaned up, repaint the white areas with Zinsser Mold Killing primer
by Scott Everson
February 18th, 2018, 1:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I'm done*
Replies: 254
Views: 12617

I'm done*

The chances are more likely than not, by the time you hit your 70s, your olfactory function (sense of smell) will be significantly impaired. The average age of death in America is still in the 70s, isn't it? And isn't the chance of significant dementia by your mid 80s roughly 50/50? It seems therefo...
by Scott Everson
February 14th, 2018, 8:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Realm offering live
Replies: 33
Views: 3212

Realm offering live

Any wishlist updates ?
by Scott Everson
February 7th, 2018, 1:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ouch! Part 2.
Replies: 29
Views: 3622

Ouch! Part 2.

Is Loren's squatting more along the lines of hoarding, compulsion, or addiction?
by Scott Everson
February 7th, 2018, 12:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Realm offering live
Replies: 33
Views: 3212

Realm offering live

If I recall, the Farella is $150. Farella's Estate Vineyard Cab is $65. If one were to taste these two wine blind, or double blind, what would the experience be like?
by Scott Everson
February 1st, 2018, 12:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would you trust me as a wine consultant?
Replies: 83
Views: 2997

Would you trust me as a wine consultant?

I don't think it's in bad taste to suggest the OP start drinking again. Is he an alcoholic? Maybe he quit to save money, or lose weight. Either way, if you have a problem with alcohol, maybe you shouldn't get into the alcohol business. To suggest that it's in bad taste to suggest to a guy that he sh...
by Scott Everson
January 31st, 2018, 8:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would you trust me as a wine consultant?
Replies: 83
Views: 2997

Would you trust me as a wine consultant?

I feel like it's asking Stevie Wonder about Picasso. Grab a spit bucket.
by Scott Everson
January 29th, 2018, 11:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shipping wine from Oregon
Replies: 13
Views: 772

Shipping wine from Oregon

I don't know if there's been a change since 2018 but late in '17, the UPS store on 40th-ish and Hawthorne shipped a case from PDX to Missouri for me, they had some sort of special license that other UPS stores didn't have.
by Scott Everson
January 25th, 2018, 2:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Checking out the new Nomad hotel in LA and over-indulging sommeliers oogling Juge.
Replies: 115
Views: 6658

Checking out the new Nomad hotel in LA and over-indulging sommeliers oogling Juge.

You say Thomas was being a "smartass" and you all were "getting pretty irate." We you brave enough to tip less than even 15% or less?
by Scott Everson
January 24th, 2018, 12:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pinot noir, in a warmer world
Replies: 26
Views: 1669

Pinot noir, in a warmer world

Screw Chapter 24. Screw Lingua Franca.
by Scott Everson
January 18th, 2018, 11:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I have had it with this email allocation first come first served BS.
Replies: 74
Views: 5072

I have had it with this email allocation first come first served BS.

Why does fu keep deleting my posts ? This isn't China
by Scott Everson
January 18th, 2018, 7:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Any US winery do decent 375 bottles
Replies: 40
Views: 1861

Any US winery do decent 375 bottles

Cadence. The Camerata and Bel Canto are probably a bit more than $25 .... well what the hell, lets see. Nope. Camerata and Bel Canto are $30, Tapteil and CdC are $26. But with a bulk purchase the last two would technically be under $25, or mix-n-match and you might get close.
by Scott Everson
January 17th, 2018, 9:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 John Thomas Offer
Replies: 122
Views: 10456

2015 John Thomas Offer

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by Scott Everson
January 16th, 2018, 1:00 am
Forum: BDIX Newbie Intros
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Young Hagen
Replies: 11
Views: 2127

NEWBIE INTRO: Young Hagen

Rodgers won't throw a Hail Mary at the end of the first half because he doesn't want the INT, screw his stats. Favre took a jalopy and eventually won Le Mans. He handed his buddy a Ferrari and his buddy has only won one Le Mans since. At least you didn't say Rodgers who, if gets sneezed upon, might ...
by Scott Everson
January 14th, 2018, 10:32 pm
Forum: BDIX Newbie Intros
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Young Hagen
Replies: 11
Views: 2127

NEWBIE INTRO: Young Hagen

Who do you like more, Rodgers or Favre?
by Scott Everson
January 14th, 2018, 7:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cadence Vertical 1998-2015, mostly Bel Canto
Replies: 7
Views: 407

Cadence Vertical 1998-2015, mostly Bel Canto

Bravo, good notes. I do wish some of you other guys ponied up and bought a few extra bottles, the '14s are everywhere in PDX and '13s can be tracked down too. Did Team BenGaye say anything about the '14 Bel Canto? Wine Advocate seemed to like it a lot, I have yet to try it.
by Scott Everson
January 13th, 2018, 1:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 John Thomas Offer
Replies: 122
Views: 10456

2015 John Thomas Offer

DSG I'll sell you two bottles for $55 each, I need the money for a mag since 2015 is my daughter's birth year and I need something to balance all the '15 JJ Prum mags I bought last year. I've had my '15 case-o-Thomas from a local retailer since just before Christmas. I've wondered if he sells the sh...
by Scott Everson
January 13th, 2018, 12:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MESSAGE FROM THE MODS: APOLOGIES FOR THE SPAM PM YOU ALL RECEIVED
Replies: 88
Views: 3555

MESSAGE FROM THE MODS: APOLOGIES FOR THE SPAM PM YOU ALL RECEIVED

Aside from a few outliers - Lebron, the woman from The Big Bang Theory - the decorum here is the henhouse talks enough smack that the subject is compelled to reply. At least reactivate the account to let the guy/gal/party respond. You have to be either Ray Walker-clueless or Rudy/Kapon-evil to knowi...
by Scott Everson
December 15th, 2017, 11:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: mystery wine illness the morning after
Replies: 93
Views: 3822

mystery wine illness the morning after

My money is on obstructive sleep apnea. With monster sized wine glasses, and high octane California fuel; one can easily drink the equivalent of a half of a six pack of beer in just 'one' glass of wine. Most people don't slam white wine, unless you're of German descent, and then your wine is somethi...
by Scott Everson
December 12th, 2017, 12:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Celebrity wine geeks
Replies: 125
Views: 5868

Celebrity wine geeks

Spectacular. A bunch of you creepers can publicly lust after Lady Middleton's posterior, that isn't deemed inappropriate by the fine upstanding moderators here, but God forbid I'd hope Lebron keeps some St. Ides around. please
by Scott Everson
December 5th, 2017, 2:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What do you think is in LeBron's cellar?
Replies: 188
Views: 10636

What do you think is in LeBron's cellar?

Fred, there’s a whole thread here entitled “Whoa that’s a nice rack” or something like that.. have I really said anything anything as bad as that? Or the drool that might come from Bob Wood on any given day?
by Scott Everson
December 3rd, 2017, 1:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What do you think is in LeBron's cellar?
Replies: 188
Views: 10636

What do you think is in LeBron's cellar?

And don't get me started on 'King' James being the greatest ever. He is solidly #2. MJ never lost a championship. MJ never even had to go to a game seven to win a championship. Look at how well Pippen did in PDX and tell me he's a hall-of-famer and that MJ had a great supporting cast. Have LeBron wi...
by Scott Everson
December 3rd, 2017, 1:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What do you think is in LeBron's cellar?
Replies: 188
Views: 10636

What do you think is in LeBron's cellar?

I looked and looked and looked tonight, and as best I could tell, I couldn't find my St. Ides and Old E comment. Then I saw cfu's (try being brave and use your real name btw ) comment about race baiting and 'cleaning up' this thread. While I have no idea what comment(s) he's referring to, since this...
by Scott Everson
November 28th, 2017, 12:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Thomas Pinot Noir: lots of CT notes with effervescence...
Replies: 15
Views: 1129

2013 Thomas Pinot Noir: lots of CT notes with effervescence...

I feel like this is one of the more informative writeups on JT that I've seen, sorry if this has been posted already

http://mttaborfinewines.com/oregon-pino ... -in-a-row/
by Scott Everson
November 23rd, 2017, 1:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs/Impressions: Seattle Berserkers do WA State Grenache
Replies: 42
Views: 1648

TNs/Impressions: Seattle Berserkers do WA State Grenache

Apples and Oranges Larry I say. If you have a Grenache tasting, including commonly blended varietals (GSMs & CdPs) seems fair enough. I took issue however with including a Mourvedre/Cab blend. To me that didn't seem fair, like having a Syrah taste-off and throwing in a Buty Phinny Hill Columbia Redi...
by Scott Everson
November 22nd, 2017, 2:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 1408
Views: 163942

Official Costco Thread

I was happy to find the '14 Mt. Veeder Winery Cab and the '15 Alomi Hess today at the airport Costco in Portland. I have to work tomorrow so I thought to open the Hess today - it's pretty terrible. Better than crappy Washington H3 blends, but for double the price they both suck. I do love me Mt. Ved...
by Scott Everson
November 22nd, 2017, 1:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cameron Pre-Thanksgiving Tasting
Replies: 20
Views: 1415

Cameron Pre-Thanksgiving Tasting

He is pouring at Liner & Elsen this weekend on Saturday I'm told.
by Scott Everson
November 21st, 2017, 12:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Neal Martin leaves WA FOR VINOUS
Replies: 129
Views: 9370

Neal Martin leaves WA FOR VINOUS

The greatness of Bobby P continues, that he got out when he did.
by Scott Everson
November 20th, 2017, 11:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Value Wine(s) of 2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2326

Best Value Wine(s) of 2017

Not that this is news, but for me, I'll predictably say the 2016 Cameron Willamette Valley Chardonnay which this year was had for $11.25 at New Seasons during their 20% case discount sale a few weeks ago. Next is the 2015 Cameron Dundee Hills Pinot which we bought here in Oregon for less than $20 pe...
by Scott Everson
November 18th, 2017, 11:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Weird Customer Service Experience
Replies: 60
Views: 4152

Weird Customer Service Experience

Holy shit Randy that's a funny story. I think the inundation of emails in our society creates a stress response among a lot of people, especially in older folks who weren't raised with computers and who can only type a few dozen words per minute. I bet if you had called them it would have been a dif...
by Scott Everson
November 18th, 2017, 10:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 John Thomas Offer
Replies: 122
Views: 10456

2015 John Thomas Offer

With all these warm vintages, shouldn't there be some Acme sitting around somewhere?
by Scott Everson
November 14th, 2017, 11:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Total Wine coming to NYS
Replies: 68
Views: 4069

Total Wine coming to NYS

GregT has to be confusing BevMo with Total Wine, right? I try to never shop at Total Wine unless I have to, given their history of luring customers across state lines with false advertising, but I don't think anyone could agree with GregT's assessment. Maybe that they don't know much about wine, tha...
by Scott Everson
November 13th, 2017, 8:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Missing Wine?
Replies: 23
Views: 1637

Missing Wine?

It could be an honest mistake. It could be some scab of an employee who bought your bottles, sold them in an auction, and has since been fired. This board is paranoid, not every little mishap is the next Acker or Premier Cru thread in waiting. To make things interesting for me, I say if they can't g...
by Scott Everson
November 8th, 2017, 8:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: R.I.P. Patty Green
Replies: 124
Views: 5130

R.I.P. Patty Green

Aside from the shocking and devastating news of course, that's really great news Jim. Hang in there.
by Scott Everson
November 8th, 2017, 1:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: R.I.P. Patty Green
Replies: 124
Views: 5130

R.I.P. Patty Green

Does she have kids or what? Is there a will? What happens to the winery? Man I hope she and Jim had something ironed out.
by Scott Everson
November 8th, 2017, 1:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Kelley Fox "Ahurani" - something different
Replies: 19
Views: 1261

TN: 2015 Kelley Fox "Ahurani" - something different

Regarding the echo chamber, I think it's fair to feel like this board can seem like a big 'ol pro-Oregon circle jerk at times. The biggest slight on Oregon wine I remember in recent history was the 88 point score on the Ayoub '11 Brittan recently. I'll lay it out like Parker on '82 Bordeaux though a...
by Scott Everson
November 8th, 2017, 1:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Seven Hills Winery Merlot Columbia Valley (USA, Washington, Columbia Valley)
Replies: 7
Views: 351

TN: 2014 Seven Hills Winery Merlot Columbia Valley (USA, Washington, Columbia Valley)

I think Seven Hills could see a little more love here. Richard Holmes from Ciel du Cheval said once to me he thought Seven Hills did one of the finer expressions of their vineyard in his opinion. And that's some elite company as far as Washington wine is concerned, or Oregon, if you consider their E...
by Scott Everson
November 8th, 2017, 1:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shipping season!
Replies: 103
Views: 4166

Shipping season!

My first Realm shipment arrived an hour ago! Two Bards and a Tempest but I'm still thrilled. What cool labels, and I never say that.
by Scott Everson
November 7th, 2017, 2:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: R.I.P. Patty Green
Replies: 124
Views: 5130

R.I.P. Patty Green

Did she have kids?
by Scott Everson
November 7th, 2017, 1:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Some Wineries Get It...and Others Are Clueless....
Replies: 69
Views: 4171

Some Wineries Get It...and Others Are Clueless....

How exciting Tom. My daughter's first weapon was handed to her by two time U.S. Olympian in fencing Phil Reilly. Granted, it was just the stirring sword from his cocktail when my daughter was about 3 weeks old, but I count that for something. His club placed two fencers last year I believe at Prince...
by Scott Everson
November 7th, 2017, 1:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Ayoub Pinot Noir Brittan Vineyard - Something else different
Replies: 10
Views: 461

TN: 2011 Ayoub Pinot Noir Brittan Vineyard - Something else different

I have a soft spot for Mo, he's probably Muslim, right? Mohammed Ayoub from Lebanon? My wife is Muslim, so I like the idea of supporting Muslim winemakers. But I must concede his prices are a little Seth Morgen Longish. And he is Silicon Valley California money. And he hasn't been here for decades. ...
by Scott Everson
November 7th, 2017, 1:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Kelley Fox "Ahurani" - something different
Replies: 19
Views: 1261

TN: 2015 Kelley Fox "Ahurani" - something different

Who makes Bergstrom's corks? Those things are like sausages.
by Scott Everson
November 6th, 2017, 12:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2011 Ayoub Pinot Noir Brittan Vineyard - Something else different
Replies: 10
Views: 461

TN: 2011 Ayoub Pinot Noir Brittan Vineyard - Something else different

The lack of buzz or respect or even chatter over Mo's wines here never ceases to amaze me, but this note would seem to support the lack of enthusiasm. I haven't had any Thistle or Brittan or Winderleas yet, no Whole Cluster either, pretty much just Estate and ??? and some Memoirs. I wish more people...
by Scott Everson
November 3rd, 2017, 2:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why is Oregon chardonnay so expensive?
Replies: 190
Views: 12020

Why is Oregon chardonnay so expensive?

That's $19.25 per bottle including delivery. Cost in the store is $18.99. What do they give, a 10% case discount? So $17.09 per bottle x12 ..... so they can ship a case to California for $25.75? Do they eat some costs on that, or do businesses get a discount and ship at a cheaper cost than the avera...

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