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by terrance.c
January 19th, 2020, 3:03 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline - January 18, 2020
Replies: 73
Views: 3401

Re: Seattle Offline - January 18, 2020

What a great party, so much thanks to Jim and Yvette for the incredible job of hosting us. And absolutely fabulous wines brought by everybody. I agree with Scott on the '97 Luneau Papin L d'Or as my favorite white. And... all 3 '89 reds were fantastic, but I guess I'd give the nod to the Couly-Duthe...
by terrance.c
January 17th, 2020, 3:41 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline - January 18, 2020
Replies: 73
Views: 3401

Re: Seattle Offline - January 18, 2020

Thanks for all the organizing Jim. Do you have an idea on the setup? Flights? Stations? Do you need any help prepping anything? I’m available if so.

Cheers
by terrance.c
January 13th, 2020, 8:07 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline - January 18, 2020
Replies: 73
Views: 3401

Re: Seattle Offline - January 18, 2020

Mark, who's this Jay guy you're asking the address for? [wink.gif]

Hey Jim, by chance could I get your address?

I'm going to bring some crab cakes

I'll also be bringing a Savennières
by terrance.c
January 4th, 2020, 4:17 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16537
Views: 435744

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

He’s referring to my earlier post noting I could host a beer share on 1/23 if that works for others. I assume I’ll see you at one or both of the FI pre-opening patties on 1/10 and 11 (I’ll attend both)? I should be in. I'll keep my eye out for more info (time, what's needed, etc.) or just send it o...
by terrance.c
December 29th, 2019, 11:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Xavier Gerard: a Cote-Rotie producer to be on the lookout for.
Replies: 139
Views: 17087

Re: Xavier Gerard: a Cote-Rotie producer to be on the lookout for.

Thanks for the extra info Thomas. It was an unlabeled bottle and I didn't recall exactly what it was so I didn't want to say anything incorrect. He mentioned it was the first time he made it since experimenting back a few years ago, but it didn't sound like it was actually going to be sold, so that'...
by terrance.c
December 27th, 2019, 2:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Xavier Gerard: a Cote-Rotie producer to be on the lookout for.
Replies: 139
Views: 17087

Re: Xavier Gerard: a Cote-Rotie producer to be on the lookout for.

Might have gotten one. Probably cause we're family now. [insert smug.gif]
by terrance.c
December 27th, 2019, 12:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Xavier Gerard: a Cote-Rotie producer to be on the lookout for.
Replies: 139
Views: 17087

Re: Xavier Gerard: a Cote-Rotie producer to be on the lookout for.

Alright, I'll post up the few decent pictures I have. It was an amazing tasting that I'm thankful to be a part of. He has a new facility along the main road through Condrieu (maybe a year old or so) Very nice with a lot of room compared to other facilities I saw. There were a few other production ro...
by terrance.c
December 26th, 2019, 5:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Xavier Gerard: a Cote-Rotie producer to be on the lookout for.
Replies: 139
Views: 17087

Re: Xavier Gerard: a Cote-Rotie producer to be on the lookout for.

Just popped the 2017 Xavier Gerard St. Joseph Le Blanchard. Was able to visit Xavier Gerard a few weeks ago and taste at his new complex. It was the first time I had the St. Joseph, the 2018, and holy god was that impressive! Especially at the price point (over there). Perfect wine to drink now whi...
by terrance.c
December 15th, 2019, 7:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your lowest Cellartracker Scored Wine in Your Cellar
Replies: 263
Views: 12869

Re: Your lowest Cellartracker Scored Wine in Your Cellar

Picked my lowest rated wine with more than one review. Thought it was gonna be some oddball I bought at some random tasting room, but nope... 2008 Domaine Debray Corton GC - 79pt 5 scores and 6 reviews over the last 4.5 years. Woof, not a good sign. Bought it at the Garagiste warehouse sale for only...
by terrance.c
December 12th, 2019, 9:51 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline - January 18, 2020
Replies: 73
Views: 3401

Re: Seattle Offline - January 11 or 18, 2020 ??

Thanks for putting this together Jim! The 18th works for me, and I agree with Hal, it would be great to have Peter there.

What a fabulous idea for Loire. :D
by terrance.c
November 19th, 2019, 4:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN & Trip Report - BDX, Champagne
Replies: 9
Views: 1082

Re: TN & Trip Report - BDX, Champagne

Thanks for the helpful notes. I'm heading there in a few weeks, so it's very informative.
by terrance.c
November 17th, 2019, 7:52 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16537
Views: 435744

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Mark Y wrote:
November 14th, 2019, 3:42 pm
that line up is from 2018 :( I'm sayin' Scott should repeat that for this year ;)

Enjoy Munich!
Still often think about a lot of those amazing bottles... I got a cantillon to provide for the next one. ;D Along with some other aged lambic "beauties"
by terrance.c
October 24th, 2019, 1:20 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB: Thomas Pinot Noir, any recent vintage
Replies: 2
Views: 307

Re: LTB: Thomas Pinot Noir, any recent vintage

Hey Geoff, I have vintages 14-16 that I can sell a bottle from if you want. PM if you want.
by terrance.c
October 22nd, 2019, 11:54 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th
Replies: 81
Views: 4611

Re: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th

Thank you Peter for hosting once again, always a great location. It was great to meet all the new people as well. Gotta agree with most on the '98 Jamet being my WOTN. Bryan took photos of all the bottles, so hopefully he'll post them. [hint hint, nudge nudge :D] Jim... you're officially coming up t...
by terrance.c
October 15th, 2019, 12:02 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th
Replies: 81
Views: 4611

Re: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th

That's a shame Carter and Jared. We'll be holding Jim to host the next one in January
by terrance.c
October 13th, 2019, 7:20 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th
Replies: 81
Views: 4611

Re: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th

Kevin, please do come by, it'll be great to meet you.

Scott, I'll be looking to get to Peter's by 3pm to help move furniture and set-up (or whatever crazy task he's gonna have me doing... gutters maybe?), can you try for that time as well?
by terrance.c
October 12th, 2019, 4:28 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th
Replies: 81
Views: 4611

Re: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th

Great questions from Peter. As much as I enjoy a structured event with rounds/blind/scores, I think we're too late to start organizing that (especially for 22 people). Plus with some people leaving early (as well I'm sure some others not showing up exactly at 4pm), it'd be a bit chaotic. My suggesti...
by terrance.c
October 9th, 2019, 3:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Washington State Trip
Replies: 32
Views: 1465

Re: Washington State Trip

Yakima in 1 hour? How fast you driving Ron? :D I agree with what has been said by everybody, and just add that if you're going to Washington for your first time and want to experience the Washington wine scene, then I think the 1hr connection flight from Seattle to Walla Walla would be well worth it...
by terrance.c
October 7th, 2019, 1:18 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th
Replies: 81
Views: 4611

Re: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th

I'm guessing more the merrier Travis.

Mark & Scott, sounds like you guys are going to be in town?

If anybody knows what food they'll be bringing, mention it here and I'll update the 1st post to make sure it's all in one spot.
by terrance.c
October 1st, 2019, 10:38 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th
Replies: 81
Views: 4611

Re: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th

I'll be happy to come early and help set-up.
by terrance.c
October 1st, 2019, 10:12 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th
Replies: 81
Views: 4611

Re: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th

4pm sounds great.

Should we set it as pot-luck style for people to bring some food (if they can)?
by terrance.c
September 18th, 2019, 10:19 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th
Replies: 81
Views: 4611

Re: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th

Awesome, it's great to see everybody coming (so far). Let's have this one at Peter's house and then get Jim hosting on the schedule for the next one. Which will not be 12 months later. It won't! Any objections to a Northern Rhone theme? Seems like all are into it. Aged Oregon was mentioned because o...
by terrance.c
September 13th, 2019, 10:43 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th
Replies: 81
Views: 4611

Re: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th

Jim, you mean 10/19?
by terrance.c
September 9th, 2019, 12:35 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th
Replies: 81
Views: 4611

Re: Seattle Offline Tasting - October?

Alright, thanks everybody for writing in. Let's schedule Saturday, October 19th, hope Scott and Mark are in town and go from there. Peter, nothing beats your place, so if you're willing to host, I say let's keep it there since it's so central. Thoughts on theme? I would definitely love a Northern Rh...
by terrance.c
September 6th, 2019, 12:03 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th
Replies: 81
Views: 4611

Seattle Offline Tasting - Saturday, October 19th

Hey NW friends, It's been way to long since our last offline and I'm tired of waiting for someone to visit in order to get us all together, so now that summer is wrapping up, who's up for a tasting in October?! I can host (I'm in South Seattle) or we can pick a place like Wild Ginger to host us (can...
by terrance.c
June 26th, 2019, 1:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wineries To Visit In Woodinville Area (Washington)
Replies: 34
Views: 2031

Re: Wineries To Visit In Woodinville Area (Washington)

Betz in Woodinville for sure - need an appointment, but that would be the only must imo.

And then Travis' as well :D
by terrance.c
June 19th, 2019, 12:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Champagne Christophe Baron
Replies: 86
Views: 5794

Re: Champagne Christophe Baron

I didn't get an offer as well.
by terrance.c
April 26th, 2019, 3:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7622
Views: 484953

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

Mike C. wrote:
April 26th, 2019, 12:27 pm
Looks like they are just recycling the same ones that haven't sold out yet.
I'm also noticing a few recycled items I bought back during their December marathon that are up in price. $50 this time instead of $40 and $29 instead of $23.
by terrance.c
April 1st, 2019, 12:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse Weekend
Replies: 85
Views: 5531

Re: Cayuse Weekend

Agree, had them at Taste as well. Very good and yah, if they got a pop-up this weekend, it'd be worth checking out
by terrance.c
March 15th, 2019, 3:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse Weekend
Replies: 85
Views: 5531

Re: Cayuse Weekend

I echo what the others have said and add that there are some really nice places that are generally appointment only, but open up for walk-ins that weekend. Rasa is one of them that I believe does it.
by terrance.c
March 11th, 2019, 10:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 558
Views: 59122

Re: Official WTSO thread

Just want to call out some outstanding customer service from WTSO. I've had two shipments with "FEDEX issues" in recent weeks --one involving a delivery being made to the wrong business, and another involving an order's delivery window being missed resulting in extra days on a truck in harsh condit...
by terrance.c
November 14th, 2018, 10:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Spectator Top 10 2018
Replies: 83
Views: 8172

Re: Wine Spectator Top 10 2018

I have a total "crush" on this winery's style. We served a 2014 Hyde the other night and it stopped the conversation. I am glad to see them get recognition, but I don't want too many people wanting it! [cheers.gif] The Lauren and Ritchie Vineyard wines you served at our meet-up were also stunning.....
by terrance.c
October 2nd, 2018, 11:52 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle (gauging interest): Aged Oregon Pinot Noir offline?
Replies: 103
Views: 3789

Re: Seattle (gauging interest): Aged Oregon Pinot Noir offline?

Thank you Peter for hosting another wonderful night. Wonderful company all around and a lot of generosity from everyone. I would have to go with the '93 Drouhin Laurene as my WOTN. With the '03 Shea (Balance) and '00 Argyle (Savory) as my runner ups. (as well as the '94 Drouhin WV, but I'm not count...
by terrance.c
September 26th, 2018, 9:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lisbon/Porto/Douro Visit Recommendations - November Visit
Replies: 21
Views: 2173

Re: Lisbon/Porto/Douro Visit Recommendations - November Visit

Went last year as well. My thoughts/recommendations... Lisbon - BA Wine Bar: tiny little wine bar that has a lot of Portuguese wines. Need to book a table though - Grapes and Bites was also great for trying some older Portuguese wine, which is what I really wanted. Don't need to reserve. - Food wise...
by terrance.c
September 8th, 2018, 6:37 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle (gauging interest): Aged Oregon Pinot Noir offline?
Replies: 103
Views: 3789

Re: Seattle (gauging interest): Aged Oregon Pinot Noir offline?

Ok, I'm working on Saturday, so I won't be able to show up till later (around7-7:30pm). But I have a few options to bring.
by terrance.c
August 26th, 2018, 8:39 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16537
Views: 435744

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Adam Noble wrote:
August 20th, 2018, 5:07 pm
Fall. Beerserkerfest. Yes.
Yes!
by terrance.c
August 22nd, 2018, 9:18 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Seattle (gauging interest): Aged Oregon Pinot Noir offline?
Replies: 103
Views: 3789

Re: Seattle (gauging interest): Aged Oregon Pinot Noir offline?

If this is in the evening time, both dates work.
by terrance.c
July 6th, 2018, 1:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: Anderson Conn Valley 2016 Cabernets
Replies: 3
Views: 726

PSA: Anderson Conn Valley 2016 Cabernets

Carlton McCrindle wrote:Isn’t there a website that on a daily basis shows the wines being offered at various flash sales websites?
https://vinelog.com
by terrance.c
June 19th, 2018, 10:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2013 Bernard Levet Côte-Rôtie La Chavaroche
Replies: 4
Views: 664

TN: 2013 Bernard Levet Côte-Rôtie La Chavaroche

Thanks for the note, sitting on a couple myself.
by terrance.c
May 17th, 2018, 5:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1313
Views: 76616

Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Got a bottle of the Barisone as well! Replied four minutes after I got the e-mail.
by terrance.c
May 1st, 2018, 9:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: For Those Who Love The Rocks
Replies: 18
Views: 2320

For Those Who Love The Rocks

Scott Tallman wrote:
Anton D wrote:
This is still Sleight of Hand you are describing?
No. Rotie Cellars is another WA producer.
Yah, Rotie Cellars. I'll bring some down to Chico! [cheers.gif]
by terrance.c
April 30th, 2018, 10:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: For Those Who Love The Rocks
Replies: 18
Views: 2320

For Those Who Love The Rocks

and ... you can also get 6 Rotie Cellars Northern Blend for $40 LIFETIME pricing. It's their own vineyard in the Rocks, across the street from Stoney Vine and 2 blocks from Cayuse. They're building a tasting room at their vineyard, set to open next year. Same deal with Proper Wines, $40, 6 btls a ye...
by terrance.c
April 4th, 2018, 2:30 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Trip to Seattle
Replies: 46
Views: 1671

Trip to Seattle

Yes, great to meet you Tom, thanks for pushing us to do a meet up. :D

And thanks Travis for setting it up. We need to take advantage of the private room offer (with enough notice).
by terrance.c
March 30th, 2018, 11:11 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Trip to Seattle
Replies: 46
Views: 1671

Trip to Seattle

This sounds great, thanks for setting it up Travis!
No preference on theme
by terrance.c
March 23rd, 2018, 12:29 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Trip to Seattle
Replies: 46
Views: 1671

Trip to Seattle

Yah, I'd be up for meeting up
by terrance.c
February 10th, 2018, 11:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Wine Documentaries
Replies: 19
Views: 2007

Best Wine Documentaries

Robert Dentice wrote:As a German Wine fan I love Leading Between The Vines

http://terrytheisemovie.com
Thanks for sending this over, haven't heard of this one before.
by terrance.c
January 29th, 2018, 1:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Teeny Tiny Wineries of... Oregon
Replies: 141
Views: 10091

Teeny Tiny Wineries of... Oregon

Authentique / Nicolas Keeler makes some really good pinot and chardonnay.
by terrance.c
January 28th, 2018, 1:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Baga Affordable Alternative to Barolo?
Replies: 18
Views: 705

Baga Affordable Alternative to Barolo?

It always reminded me of a cross between Nebbiolo and Pinot. Very nice though, I had some great aged Baga wines when I was in Lisbon. I recommended seeking some out. You tell us what you think. I'll have to try some of the Pato wine recommended from John. I was a fan of newer Vadio's that I tried ht...
by terrance.c
January 21st, 2018, 3:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: UPS stops shipping wine to Washington State
Replies: 31
Views: 1840

UPS stops shipping wine to Washington State

Are you referring to retail to customer? I was guessing on the difficulty of getting beer shipped into WA to then sell. I've seen Heater Allen here, so maybe you can inform on if WA is tougher to ship into as opposed to other states (tougher meaning: more paperwork, higher taxes, additional requirem...

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