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by zack harris
April 9th, 2019, 6:31 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sold
Replies: 0
Views: 287

sold

Selling for my friend 6 bottles of 2014 Armand Rousseau's Gevrey Chambertin. Purchased at retail and stored in the same offsite I use. He's asking $175 per or $1,000 for all 6 plus shipping via method of buyer's choice. Also willing to trade for any Mugnier, Arnoux-Lachaux Suchots or Clos Des Lambra...
by zack harris
April 2nd, 2019, 2:50 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sold
Replies: 5
Views: 373

[sold]

Sold, thanks folks.
by zack harris
April 2nd, 2019, 9:56 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sold
Replies: 5
Views: 373

sold

Selling for a friend who shares the same offsite storage as me, up to 6 bottles of 2016 Maybach Materium. $200 per or $1,150 for all 6, plus actual shipping via buyer's preferred method. I will stand behind the transaction for any issues although buyer takes all risk once released to Fedex. Email or...
by zack harris
January 18th, 2019, 8:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: G. Conterno Barolo ?
Replies: 26
Views: 1612

Re: G. Conterno Barolo ?

Appreciate the feedback. When he brought me the bottle I told him that's not Giacomo, and he offered to get me something else. Being not familiar with Fantino, I asked if he was a traditionalist and used the large botti and he replied yes. Having seen John's information above, it appears that also w...
by zack harris
January 18th, 2019, 6:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: G. Conterno Barolo ?
Replies: 26
Views: 1612

G. Conterno Barolo ?

Went to a well known steakhouse in NYC and saw this on the wine list: Barolo, G. Conterno 2013 $204. When I inquired about the wine, the wine director told me it was Giacomo Conterno, to which I replied I was only aware he made Francia and Cerretta (and Monfortino). Wine director insisted it was Gia...
by zack harris
January 16th, 2019, 6:00 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2 x 2014 Bertheau Les Amoureuses (reduced)
Replies: 1
Views: 387

FS: 2 x 2014 Bertheau Les Amoureuses (reduced)

Selling 2 bottles for a friend, purchased at retail and stored in the same temperature controlled offsite that I use. Now $575 for the pair, plus shipping via method of buyer's choice. Can hold for better weather, buyer assumes all risk once released to FedEx. PM is best.
by zack harris
February 8th, 2018, 4:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MARC LAZAR OF DOMAINE WINE STORAGE AND CELLAR ADVISORS CHARGED WITH TWO FELONY COUNTS
Replies: 1031
Views: 125090

MARC LAZAR OF DOMAINE WINE STORAGE AND CELLAR ADVISORS CHARGED WITH TWO FELONY COUNTS

I'd have to hear one heck of a back story on why this doesn't mean what it appears to mean before I would be sticking up for this guy. "Marc Lazar is a registered sex offender. In 2005, he was convicted of first-degree statutory rape of a victim under the age of 14, and statutory sodomy, both felon...
by zack harris
December 11th, 2017, 8:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My current favorite Bourgogne Rouge
Replies: 16
Views: 1838

My current favorite Bourgogne Rouge

If you are paying $45 you are getting ripped off, and not by the producer. I never understand this comment. Ignoring the obvious concerns of equating price with an artificial classification system developed 100+ years ago, does the same critique hold true if you pay $2,000 for a grand cru ? Regardl...
by zack harris
November 13th, 2017, 3:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sonoma sparklers for Thanksgiving?
Replies: 15
Views: 654

Sonoma sparklers for Thanksgiving?

Any of the Amista sparklers though I prefer the BdB.
by zack harris
November 9th, 2017, 1:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: R.I.P. Patty Green
Replies: 124
Views: 5095

R.I.P. Patty Green

RIP, Patty. Condolences to Jim and the PG crew.
by zack harris
November 9th, 2017, 1:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tubbs Auction Giving Back Part 2
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Tubbs Auction Giving Back Part 2

The best post I've read in a while, bravo Brian.
by zack harris
October 13th, 2017, 4:52 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Fire Relief: 3 bottles Quilceda Creek (05, 07, 08)
Replies: 7
Views: 562

Fire Relief: 3 bottles Quilceda Creek (05, 07, 08)

One bottle each of 05, 07 and 08 Quilceda Creek estate cabernet. Bidding start at $100 and ends 9pm EST on Sunday, 10/22. You pick the charity, make the donation and I'll ship to you. Because it's being shipped from my offsite, you'll need to be in a ship friendly jurisdiction. PM me if you're unsur...
by zack harris
September 15th, 2017, 8:56 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2010s Antica Terra
Replies: 0
Views: 240

FS: 2010s Antica Terra

Selling for a friend some mixed Antica Terras from 2010, purchased on release and professionally stored since. Paypal add 3%, buyer takes ownership when package is released to FedEx. Offers welcome. 3 x 2010 Antica Terra Antikythera $140 ea 3 x 2010 Antica Terra Willamette Valley $50 ea 3 x 2010 Ant...
by zack harris
June 6th, 2017, 7:18 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Mixed Quilceda
Replies: 1
Views: 313

Mixed Quilceda

Selling these for a friend, who shares the same offsite storage as me. Bottles will ship from the offsite, so there may be restrictions on where they can ship (PA, KY, etc.). Shipping at buyer's expense, Paypal add 3%, title transfers when released to common carrier, etc. Take the entire lot and he'...
by zack harris
February 6th, 2017, 3:04 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Mixed Quilceda Available Again
Replies: 3
Views: 940

FS: Mixed Quilceda Available Again

bump for final reduction to $1150
by zack harris
December 27th, 2016, 5:51 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Mixed Quilceda Available Again
Replies: 3
Views: 940

FS: Mixed Quilceda Available Again

Buyer backed out, so up again for sale.
by zack harris
December 22nd, 2016, 6:42 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Mixed Quilceda Available Again
Replies: 3
Views: 940

FS: Mixed Quilceda Creek [reduced]

bump for reduction to $1200.
by zack harris
December 6th, 2016, 6:47 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Mixed Quilceda Available Again
Replies: 3
Views: 940

FS: Mixed Quilceda Available Again

Buyer backed out after committing to a deal, so this listing is available once again. For sale are 11 bottles of Quilceda as follows, all purchased on release and properly stored. WS low for the lot is $1730, but will sell for $1200 plus free ground shipping. You take ownership once the package is r...
by zack harris
October 10th, 2016, 11:14 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Maybach Materium 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 350

FS: Maybach Materium 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

For sale one bottle each from 2007-2010, properly stored since purchase. Will take 20% off WS low ($1020) for these 4 bottles ($816), plus actual shipping charges via method of your choice.
by zack harris
August 10th, 2016, 1:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would you/ Do you buy from Acker ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1454

Would you/ Do you buy from Acker ?

Apologies for not being clear, my question was based around their retail operations, not auction. And again, we're talking $50-175 bottles.
by zack harris
August 10th, 2016, 1:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Would you/ Do you buy from Acker ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1454

Would you/ Do you buy from Acker ?

In some recent searches using W-S, Acker has been at or close to the lowest pricing. And while these aren't trophy wines that are likely to be counterfeited, I wonder if I should be paying a premium to shop elsewhere. Would you or do you currently shop with Acker ?
by zack harris
August 3rd, 2016, 9:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA - Zachys Burgundy Sale
Replies: 58
Views: 6408

PSA - Zachys Burgundy Sale

FYI - Morrell Wine having 20% off all in-stock items today, which brings their pricing to reasonable/good.
by zack harris
July 25th, 2016, 11:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Champagne are you drinking?
Replies: 747
Views: 47308

Which Champagne are you drinking?

Last week I drank one 2006 Philipponnat Champagne Cuvée 1522 Rosé that was so good, I opened a second one on Saturday. Very light copper colored, barely visually identifiable as a Rosé. While it's a blend, the nose is all pinot fruit. Opens up beautifully with air, adding white floral notes. Nice b...
by zack harris
May 9th, 2016, 7:04 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Maybach 2007-2013 [SOLD]
Replies: 0
Views: 277

FS: Maybach 2007-2013 [SOLD]

Selling for a friend, who uses the same offsite cold storage facility as I do. Bottles will ship directly from the offsite, so there may be limitations on shipping destinations (PA, for example). One bottle each of 2007 through 2013 (Maybach didn't release a 2011) for 6 bottles total. $1200 for the ...
by zack harris
November 15th, 2015, 11:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RUDY KURNIAWAN & GLOBAL WINE AUCTION FRAUD THREAD (MERGED)
Replies: 8478
Views: 1200427

RUDY KURNIAWAN & GLOBAL WINE AUCTION FRAUD THREAD (MERGED)

Bill Klapp wrote:Lyle, you are not only dead and buried on this thread, you have dug your own grave with your keyboard. With friends like you, Madrigale needs enemies? Nobody, including people who know and like Madrigale (or at least DID), is listening to you.
Well said, Mr. Klapp.
by zack harris
November 5th, 2015, 11:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Kapcsandy Live
Replies: 14
Views: 715

2013 Kapcsandy Live

Did the Rapszodia really jump from $200 last year to $375 ????
by zack harris
October 19th, 2015, 6:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jean-Georges NYC Wine Recommendations? [Reporting back, with pics]
Replies: 27
Views: 1677

Jean-Georges NYC Wine Recommendations? And Racine's.

Another option is to bring a bottle and pay the corkage as I did recently, which I believe was $75 although it could have been $85.
by zack harris
August 4th, 2015, 6:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Interview with Kerin O'Keefe
Replies: 60
Views: 3534

Interview with Kerin O'Keefe

So the fact that a lot of people are buying a mediocre book about one of the greatest wine regions on the earth is OK with you? Good to know. Do you also apply that same logic to wines? Why are you always so sour, Gary? Gary's view is the preeminent one here; you either agree or you're wrong. Maybe...
by zack harris
July 26th, 2015, 11:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Morris/Suckling on Burgundy
Replies: 46
Views: 2818

Morris/Suckling on Burgundy

I opened a bottle of this the other night ('11) and really enjoyed it.
by zack harris
July 10th, 2015, 6:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: J Vineyards Sparkling Wine, any standouts?
Replies: 20
Views: 441

J Vineyards Sparkling Wine, any standouts?

I bought a bottle of J sparkling for $25 last weekend and brought it to a party with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot and a few bottles of Prosseco, and the J was only bottle that wasn't finished. I and a few others thought the J was too sweet and didn't have good bubbles. Someone said it tasted like a sp...
by zack harris
June 17th, 2015, 8:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Drinking Young Burg
Replies: 180
Views: 8460

Drinking Young Burg

Noah - You see the problems of asking a serious questions on a BB like this. You come here for answers and people really don't want you to have them. At least all of them or any that differ from their viewpoint. Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should. If you look at the above How...
by zack harris
June 16th, 2015, 12:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Drinking Young Burg
Replies: 180
Views: 8460

Drinking Young Burg

Nothing wrong with trying a bottle here and there. But constantly drinking big, expensive wines that are no where near ready shows a lack of understanding and appreciation for the wines. But no real surprise as it is not about the wines anyway. Thank you for telling the rest of us what we are suppo...
by zack harris
June 12th, 2015, 10:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Decanting advice:1999 Conterno Monfortino Magnum
Replies: 18
Views: 1190

Decanting advice:1999 Conterno Monfortino Magnum

30 years. But if you must open I would pour into two 750 bottles and slow O for 24hrs then pour into 2 750 decanters before dinner, taste and evaluate. I would guess the wine will need at least an hour in decanter but maybe several more to show. Coincidentally I'm sipping 2002 Monfortino by the gla...
by zack harris
May 26th, 2015, 11:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recommendation for 1 bottle of Burgundy < $500
Replies: 43
Views: 3104

Recommendation for 1 bottle of Burgundy < $500

'01 Lambrays and '96 Clos de Tart. Bummer. So you know, I investigated every single suggestion made, including your 1996 Rene Engel Grands Echezeaux, but shipping a single bottle across the Atlantic might well be as much as the bottle itself, and certainly well over my $500 budget. But I do appreci...
by zack harris
May 25th, 2015, 6:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recommendation for 1 bottle of Burgundy < $500
Replies: 43
Views: 3104

Recommendation for 1 bottle of Burgundy < $500

Many thanks for all the suggestions, I ended up purchasing a bottle of the '01 Lambrays and '96 Clos de Tart. I know absolutely nothing about either of these wines other than what's been posted in this thread, but am happy to go in blind based on the advice of such passionate people who clearly have...
by zack harris
May 22nd, 2015, 12:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recommendation for 1 bottle of Burgundy < $500
Replies: 43
Views: 3104

Recommendation for 1 bottle of Burgundy < $500

Apologies for not being terribly clear, looking for red Burgundy.
by zack harris
May 22nd, 2015, 12:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recommendation for 1 bottle of Burgundy < $500
Replies: 43
Views: 3104

Recommendation for 1 bottle of Burgundy < $500

A very good friend, who has professed a liking to Burgundy, is getting married and I'd like to buy a bottle of wine to open with him and celebrate. Given that my experience with Burgundy is limited to the "lesser" village wines and a few 1er crus, I'm hopeful my fellow Berserkers can suggest a bottl...
by zack harris
May 21st, 2015, 7:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NoK - No wine for me
Replies: 25
Views: 2177

NoK - No wine for me

Jay Selman wrote:
Eric LeVine wrote:Sorry.

I have been on the list for all 6 offers. This time I was bumped from one "case" (3x750 and 1x1.5) to two. Rather than playing games or flipping, I voluntarily reduced my allocation to one box in hopes that someone else would get it.
I think that is a classy move.
+1
by zack harris
May 3rd, 2015, 7:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Upcoming Sonoma Co trip - looking for feedback
Replies: 24
Views: 1285

Upcoming Sonoma Co trip - looking for feedback

For the Spring Mountain day, I have appointments at Pride and Paloma and trying to definitively decide on a third. Am leaning toward Keenan. Can't go wrong with Keenan, but I'd take Barnett or Schweiger over it. For the Dry Creek day, will definitely go to Ridge and Talty. Talty is another one that...
by zack harris
April 29th, 2015, 3:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bordeaux Confidential NYC (Suckling) May 14 - anyone going?
Replies: 19
Views: 931

Bordeaux Confidential NYC (Suckling) May 14 - anyone going?

This is the first I'm hearing about this event. Has anyone actually been to any of their other events? The venue is cool and price seems reasonable. I might check it out I've been to several of these, all of which I believe were co-sponsored by Zachys, who conveniently provided an order form (compl...
by zack harris
April 29th, 2015, 6:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa Syrah Recommendations
Replies: 29
Views: 1445

Napa Syrah Recommendations

HdV's Californio is a favorite of mine.
by zack harris
April 27th, 2015, 6:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best wine glass
Replies: 66
Views: 4222

Best wine glass

gabriel glass hand blown universal. tried it against the zalto and it is my preference. +1. Excellent glass. The machined glass they offer is a knock out deal (half the price and 95% of the "features" of the hand blown). I have 6 of each and enjoy everything from Champagne to Calvados in the things...
by zack harris
April 27th, 2015, 6:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bordeaux Confidential NYC (Suckling) May 14 - anyone going?
Replies: 19
Views: 931

Bordeaux Confidential NYC (Sucking) May 14 - anyone going?

I plan on attending. Have been to a few of the Suckling events, which overall have been good IMO.
by zack harris
April 27th, 2015, 4:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2013 Patricia Green Cellars Pinot Noir Berserker Cuvée
Replies: 278
Views: 20214

TN: 2013 Patricia Green Cellars Pinot Noir Berserker Cuvée

Looking forward to trying this wine.
by zack harris
April 12th, 2015, 5:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another Napa Itinerary Thread
Replies: 22
Views: 1617

Another Napa Itinerary Thread

My suggestion is to drive up Spring Mountain and visit Barnett and Schweiger. The views alone are worth the drive, and they produce some of my favorite wines in Napa, most of which you won't find on retail shelves or in restaurants.
by zack harris
April 6th, 2015, 1:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: For Those In Need Of A Nebbiolo New Paradigm Fix...
Replies: 5
Views: 870

For Those In Need Of A Nebbiolo New Paradigm Fix...

It was definitely the Santo Stefano although I may have my retailers mixed up and bought it from the place in VA.

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