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by J. Schenck
February 1st, 2020, 6:37 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: *** ASTREA CAVIAR - HIGH END CAVIAR DEALS FOR BD11- FRESHLY PACKED FOR THIS SALE PRICING GOOD ALL FEB***
Replies: 62
Views: 2124

Re: *** ASTREA CAVIAR - HIGH END CAVIAR DEALS FOR BD11- FRESHLY PACKED FOR THIS SALE PRICING GOOD UNTIL 1/31***

ordered package #2, arrived at my office in the morning, was still nice and cold when i got home at 8pm. had the baerii last night and it was sublime.
by J. Schenck
January 27th, 2020, 10:59 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 183
Views: 9243

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

oh hey my decanter sucks. guess it won't soon!
by J. Schenck
January 27th, 2020, 10:28 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: SHIPPING UPDATES - JEAN EDWARDS CELLARS
Replies: 87
Views: 3969

Re: JEAN EDWARDS CELLARS: Only a few packs left! CAB, SAUV BLANC, BIG GAME BONUS - DO YOU FEEL LUCKY?

in with 3 of the SB (if my order went through, lots of website errors).... sort of nervous to leave the Loire, but let's give it a shot!
by J. Schenck
October 16th, 2019, 10:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Don't Stop Me Now... OR The Young and Spend-y Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 14001

Re: Don't Stop Me Now... OR The Young and Spend-y Thread

well hello. i'm 32, married, DINK for life. i have an unsightly but gets the job done koolR/vintage keeper/whatever they call themselves these days 500 bottle cellar in my living room of my DC rowhouse. it's split between craft beer and wine. i started appreciating wine with a day trip to Napa when ...
by J. Schenck
October 16th, 2019, 10:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1712
Views: 100158

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

*pokes head in* hello, relative Champagne novice and Envoyer newbie here. does this site offer at lower prices in its mailing list? 2006 Comtes (which I very recently had and it made me actually revaluate my entire view on Champagne) is available on W-S, will this site periodically offer it cheaper?...
by J. Schenck
October 16th, 2019, 9:49 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Looking for a friendly tasting group in DC
Replies: 8
Views: 2630

Re: Looking for a friendly tasting group in DC

hey Young--same here. my wife and I are wine group-less but are always interested in meeting new wine people and finding a group of our own.
by J. Schenck
March 28th, 2019, 1:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seeking advice from Riesling fans: Mosel/Rhine Cruise
Replies: 12
Views: 775

Re: Seeking advice from Riesling fans: Mosel/Rhine Cruise

Also, don't forget to visit Weinhaus Porn in Bernkastel. Usually you can taste some wines there and you can find bottles of old vintages too. this one is so heartbreaking. we arrive on one of the last days of April at 6pm and depart the next day at 2pm. Weinhaus Porn/Rieslinghaus is open from 2-6pm...
by J. Schenck
March 27th, 2019, 11:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seeking advice from Riesling fans: Mosel/Rhine Cruise
Replies: 12
Views: 775

Re: Seeking advice from Riesling fans: Mosel/Rhine Cruise

Schloss Lieser is a 4 minute taxi ride away (4 km) from Bernkastel. We were there in July and had a wonderful tasting. Very relaxed and informative tasting of 8 wines. Set a reservation and enjoy! Tom this is one i am really considering. Schloss Lieser, Markus Molitor, Willi Schaefer, and Selbach-O...
by J. Schenck
March 26th, 2019, 2:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Seeking advice from Riesling fans: Mosel/Rhine Cruise
Replies: 12
Views: 775

Seeking advice from Riesling fans: Mosel/Rhine Cruise

Hi all, My wife and I are taking my mother-in-law on a river cruise for her 70th birthday. The cruise goes down the Mosel and Rhine rivers. I know taht obviously a cruise limits flexibility compared to visiting the area by car, but if anyone has recommendations on bars, shops, or winery visits that ...
by J. Schenck
September 4th, 2018, 3:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Frost in cellar (on compressor)?
Replies: 7
Views: 383

Frost in cellar (on compressor)?

Hi all, in the last week or so, I've noticed that the front of my wine cellar is building up frost on the fins of the compressor, which in turn ends up with water that leaks into the cellar. It's the VK500/KoolR 500. The top vent is not obstructed, there is plenty of space from the back, which is al...
by J. Schenck
August 27th, 2018, 11:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another Napa thread -- visiting this Saturday
Replies: 18
Views: 1098

Another Napa thread -- visiting this Saturday

I'm unexpectedly finding myself in San Francisco for a business trip this week -- I'll be able to take a day trip to Napa on Saturday. I'll get there early enough to maximize time. I haven't been in quite a while and honestly don't know a ton outside of where I've been. I'm really looking for reds/c...
by J. Schenck
March 14th, 2018, 3:32 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Japanese Whiskey
Replies: 88
Views: 6873

Japanese Whiskey

the Toki is best used for highballs (one of the preferred ways to drink whisky in Japan).

most Japanese whisky is not peated at all. Hakushu is Suntory's peated whisky.

Yamazaki 12, 18, and 25 are marvelous.

Nikka Coffey Malt is very interesting and worth trying.
by J. Schenck
March 14th, 2018, 12:47 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Monthly DC Social Interest?
Replies: 4
Views: 782

Monthly DC Social Interest?

very interested
by J. Schenck
January 27th, 2018, 5:46 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Vincent - Oregon 3-packs
Replies: 31
Views: 2877

Vincent - Oregon 3-packs

in for a three pack~
by J. Schenck
January 27th, 2018, 5:45 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Maison Harbour Burgundy Pinot Noir and Chardonnay
Replies: 15
Views: 1532

Maison Harbour Burgundy Pinot Noir and Chardonnay

making up for not crossing paths in Beaune with one of these.
by J. Schenck
January 27th, 2018, 5:44 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Artem Wine Company BDIX Offers
Replies: 15
Views: 1132

Artem Wine Company BDIX Offers

in for a flight of 6. i sent a company address too, hope it makes it on the label or it'll get returned :(
by J. Schenck
October 19th, 2017, 2:05 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Is anything going on in the DC area?
Replies: 49
Views: 4374

Is anything going on in the DC area?

Hi! I would be interested in a regularly scheduled DC get together as well. I'd also be down for a more casual meet-up after work with a few folks over a bottle or three. Likely here or NY end of year but will not know for sure until closer in/post Thanksgiving. Thanks! in for either. i live in DC ...
by J. Schenck
October 6th, 2017, 12:14 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Is anything going on in the DC area?
Replies: 49
Views: 4374

Is anything going on in the DC area?

Doug Damron wrote:This thread hasn't been updated in a while. I'm interested in butting together a new monthly offline with DC winos old and new. Location to be some restaurant in DC that will allow us a monthly spot at no corkage fee. Anybody interested in joining this?
i would be!
by J. Schenck
August 22nd, 2017, 11:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New "Bourgogne Côte D’Or" Appellation Approved
Replies: 2
Views: 381

New "Bourgogne Côte D’Or" Appellation Approved

the new "Bourgogne Côte D’Or" appellation (covering the Cote de Nuits and Cote de Beaune) was approved. so we'll now have a new "quality level" in between Bourgogne Rouge/Blanc and Village appellations. sheesh... http://www.harpers.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/22220/Years_of_debate_ends_with_new_Bou...
by J. Schenck
July 16th, 2017, 5:38 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: July 15 DC Offline - Burgundy
Replies: 9
Views: 1059

July 15 DC Offline - Burgundy

oh my GOD i can't believe i missed this.
by J. Schenck
May 5th, 2017, 3:46 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Is anything going on in the DC area?
Replies: 49
Views: 4374

Is anything going on in the DC area?

etomasi wrote:
J. Schenck wrote:bowing out of this one via cats. :/
Sorry.
don't be! there will be more wine!
by J. Schenck
May 5th, 2017, 2:38 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Is anything going on in the DC area?
Replies: 49
Views: 4374

Is anything going on in the DC area?

bowing out of this one via cats. :/
by J. Schenck
April 21st, 2017, 12:55 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Paris -- 2017 recommendations!
Replies: 50
Views: 4531

Paris -- 2017 recommendations!

Le Cinq may be the best meal I've ever had. floored. will write more later! Good! It'll be nice to read something positive after this. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/apr/09/le-cinq-paris-restaurant-review-jay-rayner Some of these English newspaper reviews try a bit too hard to be out...
by J. Schenck
April 21st, 2017, 12:54 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Is anything going on in the DC area?
Replies: 49
Views: 4374

Is anything going on in the DC area?

interested
by J. Schenck
April 6th, 2017, 3:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11283
Views: 416780

What bottle of wine did you open today?

i went to Burgundy an avowed Chardonnay hater, hoping to try only reds. i had the great fortune of visiting Domaine des Lambrays and Domaine Rossignol Trapet and was able to try the 2016s in barrel and some 2013 and 2014s as well. i also had some fabulous red Burgundy with meals. and then it happene...
by J. Schenck
April 6th, 2017, 2:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12712
Views: 615041

What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

picked up a few bottles on my quick first trip to Burgundy: 1995 Domaine Armelle et Bernard Rion Vosne-Romanée 2x 1996 Joseph Drouhin Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches Rouge 1997 Domaine Jean-Marc Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet 1997 Domaine Bonnardot Côte de Nuits Villages 2002 Philippe Chavy Saint-Aubin...
by J. Schenck
April 6th, 2017, 2:04 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Paris -- 2017 recommendations!
Replies: 50
Views: 4531

Paris -- 2017 recommendations!

Le Cinq may be the best meal I've ever had. floored. will write more later!
by J. Schenck
April 4th, 2017, 4:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: German Riesling for interested beginners
Replies: 127
Views: 7321

German Riesling for interested beginners

so, have i missed the boat on all the JJ Prums? i was waiting for them to come in to stores in DC, and i went on a trip, and now they're gone. fav 2015s so far: Max Ferd Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr Spat Schloss Lieser Wehlener Sonnenuhr Kab (this was closer to a Spat) Willi Schaefer Graacher Himme...
by J. Schenck
March 9th, 2017, 9:55 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Paris -- 2017 recommendations!
Replies: 50
Views: 4531

Paris -- 2017 recommendations!

also if anyone has any thoughts on TIPPING protocol at restaurants at this price level, pls advise
by J. Schenck
March 9th, 2017, 2:06 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Paris -- 2017 recommendations!
Replies: 50
Views: 4531

Paris -- 2017 recommendations!

paul bortin wrote:'98 Haut Brion by the glass.
wait, what? how much was that?

we've booked Le Cinq and Taillevent for dinner, and the special 110EUR menu at Guy Savoy for a lunch.
by J. Schenck
February 24th, 2017, 12:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A week in Burgundy
Replies: 22
Views: 2895

A week in Burgundy

great writeup! i'm heading in a few short weeks. any producers from yr list that you'd recommend for a couple of non-English speakers visiting?
by J. Schenck
February 15th, 2017, 11:00 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Paris -- 2017 recommendations!
Replies: 50
Views: 4531

Paris -- 2017 recommendations!

Sarah Kirschbaum wrote:Though they do have an emphasis on natural wine, we managed to find something drinkable and really enjoyed the food last time through town.

an unfortunate affinity for the natural wine thing.
you. i like you. even though you added to a list you were supposed to help me narrow down!
by J. Schenck
February 14th, 2017, 5:49 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Paris -- 2017 recommendations!
Replies: 50
Views: 4531

Paris -- 2017 recommendations!

i'm thinking one to two from this top list: Guy Savoy lunch Le Cinq Passage 53 Taillevent Le Meurice (Alain Ducasse) others that caught my eye: L'Ami Jean La Frenchie A la Biche au Bois La Bourse et La Vie still compiling wine bars... and Beaune/Burgundy recommendations. EDIT: a non-emphasis on natu...
by J. Schenck
February 13th, 2017, 9:48 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Paris -- 2017 recommendations!
Replies: 50
Views: 4531

Paris -- 2017 recommendations!

awesome! new sites! thank you :)
by J. Schenck
February 13th, 2017, 12:25 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Paris -- 2017 recommendations!
Replies: 50
Views: 4531

Paris -- 2017 recommendations!

Hi WB! I've read some old threads and tried to go through ParisByMouth and the smoldering remains of the Chowhound board, but Paris is such an overwhelming city food-wise and changes so much that I feel compelled to solicit new recommendations and discuss. I'm staying Friday through Monday afternoon...
by J. Schenck
February 10th, 2017, 1:04 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Is anything going on in the DC area?
Replies: 49
Views: 4374

Is anything going on in the DC area?

didn't RSVP in time :(
by J. Schenck
February 9th, 2017, 4:37 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Wineries to visit in Tuscany?
Replies: 43
Views: 2464

Wineries to visit in Tuscany?

If you visit Montalcino, consider checking out Poggio Antica, Altesino, and Biondi Santi (in that order). As others have said, the restaurant at PA is not to be missed. My wife and I visited two and a half years ago and had a wonderful time. agreed wholeheartedly on Poggio Antico. also recommend Ca...
by J. Schenck
February 9th, 2017, 4:22 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay VIII (January 27, 2017)
Topic: While it's still fresh...planning/ideas/comments on BerserkerDay IX (2018)
Replies: 49
Views: 3166

While it's still fresh...planning/ideas/comments on BerserkerDay IX (2018)

hi everyone! first time Berserker Day participant (was not able to participate in Preview Day). i think it'd be cool to have a subject line that is informative to make a little self-filtering an option. maybe list the varietals and the lowest price of a package you're selling: CA Pinot - $189/3pk+ -...
by J. Schenck
January 30th, 2017, 8:11 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Is anything going on in the DC area?
Replies: 49
Views: 4374

Is anything going on in the DC area?

wow those are some interesting wines to be poured for free....
by J. Schenck
January 27th, 2017, 2:53 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay VIII (January 27, 2017)
Topic: Loring : Two 3pk offers - each over 50% off - ($59.99 & $79.99)
Replies: 54
Views: 5134

Loring : Two 3pk offers - each over 50% off - ($59.99 & $79.99)

any way to see shipping to the east coast without creating an account?
by J. Schenck
January 27th, 2017, 2:22 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay VIII (January 27, 2017)
Topic: Johan Vineyards Library 3-packs!!
Replies: 24
Views: 1999

Johan Vineyards Library 3-packs!!

any more of those Pinot 3 packs with free shipping left..?

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