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by Theodora Lee
January 9th, 2021, 11:47 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: CORKED WINE
Replies: 0
Views: 144

CORKED WINE

Found an article in the Wine Cellar Insider, which best describes the how's and why's of corked wine. The best corks allow close to 1 milligram of oxygen to enter the bottle each year. This is just the right amount of air to remove the sulfites that were added in the bottling process to keep the win...
by Theodora Lee
December 28th, 2020, 11:17 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: FEAR/ WINE
Replies: 9
Views: 730

Re: FEAR/ WINE

Love the Vaccine suggestion. Spot on and Topical!!!
by Theodora Lee
December 28th, 2020, 11:15 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: FEAR/ WINE
Replies: 9
Views: 730

Re: FEAR/ WINE

Absolutely!!!!
by Theodora Lee
December 21st, 2020, 12:20 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: FEAR/ WINE
Replies: 9
Views: 730

FEAR/ WINE

This fact is hard to fathom especially in 2020, there are some people that have a fear of wine. It’s called “oenophobia”. All I want to know is if there is a cure!

Cheers, THEO-PATRA
THEO-PATRA
by Theodora Lee
December 17th, 2020, 3:10 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Wine and Cheese Holiday Mood Benefits!
Replies: 1
Views: 391

Wine and Cheese Holiday Mood Benefits!

"A new study found that Brits who consumed more cheese, alcohol, and lamb had less cognitive decline with age." [Food&Wine Mag] Will this affect your wine and cheese consumption in 2021?
Happy Holidays - Cheers! Theo-Patra
by Theodora Lee
December 8th, 2020, 12:01 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: introduction
Replies: 2
Views: 467

introduction

Taking you places: THE0-PATRA'S NEW BLEND
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ENJOY!
by Theodora Lee
December 2nd, 2020, 12:09 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine 101 Feature: Decanter cleaning suggestions
Replies: 47
Views: 22919

Re: Wine 101 Feature: Decanter cleaning suggestions

I too am searching for organic simple ways to clean my decanters. I welcome your erudite suggestions.
Best,
Theo-patra
by Theodora Lee
November 17th, 2020, 1:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: VIRTUAL TASTINGS
Replies: 0
Views: 209

VIRTUAL TASTINGS

How are your virtual tastings going? It is a safe responsible way to socialize around wine? Can we organize a community with ZOOM? Do you feel this is a viable way to experience wine? If not, what are the missing elements? How can one personalize the tasting? Thank you for your thoughts Cheers, Theo...
by Theodora Lee
November 17th, 2020, 11:35 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: ROSE' RAVES
Replies: 0
Views: 687

ROSE' RAVES

Read in the NY Post about a fancy NYC apartment building that actually created its own Rose' brand. ( shelter in place convenient perhaps?)The new condo's name is Hillrose28.
Guess more people are enjoying Rose' year round.
In the Pink,
Theo-Patra
by Theodora Lee
June 8th, 2020, 11:05 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: other uses for surplus wine
Replies: 2
Views: 1919

other uses for surplus wine

According to AFP France to transform surplus wine into hand sanitizer: French winemakers will transform wine that went unsold during the country's two-month coronavirus lock-down into hand sanitizer and ethanol to make room for the next harvest, a farming agency said on Thursday. Is this a viable al...
by Theodora Lee
May 28th, 2020, 12:52 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: SIP / SIP
Replies: 1
Views: 2034

SIP / SIP

Do You think this shelter in Place edict will permanently change Tasting Room protocols and best practices? Shall we be sipping via facemask? I see the long takeout Lines at the restaurants and at drive- thru windows. McDonalds and Wendys are "killin" it. Can and will the Wine Industry ada...
by Theodora Lee
March 18th, 2020, 6:03 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Berserker Quarantine Relief Special - Free Shipping and 10% Off All Orders of $100 or More
Replies: 0
Views: 601

Berserker Quarantine Relief Special - Free Shipping and 10% Off All Orders of $100 or More

First, we send best wishes for your safety and comfort and extend our concern for you in this time of uncertainty. Our thoughts are with you and your families. We have the following special to get you through, and greatly appreciate your support at this time. 10% Off and Free Shipping using code: SH...
by Theodora Lee
March 9th, 2020, 2:42 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: RED WINE/ HENNA
Replies: 0
Views: 2124

RED WINE/ HENNA

Greetings!, I was reading that somewhere In ITALIA red wine instead of water flows from the pipes in the shower. A new organic Henna perhaps. Non Lo So. Henna Henna (Arabic: حِنَّاء‎), also known as mailanchi (മൈലാഞ്ചി) in Malayalam, mehndi in Hindi-Urdu, and hinah in Hebrew, is a dye prepared from ...
by Theodora Lee
March 3rd, 2020, 4:52 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: GERMAN ICE WINE
Replies: 2
Views: 2252

GERMAN ICE WINE

Germany's harvest of ice wine - a dessert wine produced from grapes that have frozen while still on the vine - has failed for the first time because the winter has been too warm. None of Germany's 13 wine-growing regions had the necessary temperatures of -7C to produce the wine in 2019. 2019 was the...
by Theodora Lee
February 11th, 2020, 5:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WINE TARIFFS
Replies: 2
Views: 417

WINE TARIFFS

While U.S. wine merchants lobby to stop 100 percent tariffs on European wines, French winegrowers are already suffering from the 25 percent duties imposed last year. How are you managing this economic/political intrusion?


CHEERS,
THEOPATRA
by Theodora Lee
February 5th, 2020, 1:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SUPER BOWL
Replies: 2
Views: 399

SUPER BOWL

I surmise that the 49ers , not unlike a young wine just need a little time to mature and cohere. I truly mean "Wait until next year"


CHEERS,
THEOPATRA
by Theodora Lee
January 28th, 2020, 4:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WINE SPILL/ WINE SONGS
Replies: 2
Views: 301

WINE SPILL/ WINE SONGS

More than 97,000 gallons of red wine spilled from a tank at a vineyard in Sonoma County and eventually leaked into the Russian River, an accident officials said could hurt water quality in the 110-mile tributary flowing into the Pacific Ocean. The Cabernet Sauvignon, enough to fill eight large tanke...
by Theodora Lee
January 28th, 2020, 9:35 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping - EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 30, 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1815

Re: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping

Hoang Pham wrote: January 27th, 2020, 7:01 pm Fiance loves her some petite sirah. In for a 3 pack. Looking forward to giving these a swirl.
Thanks Hoang Pham for giving our wines a swirl - Happy Fiance Happy Life!
by Theodora Lee
January 27th, 2020, 8:24 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping - EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 30, 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1815

Re: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping

Adam F. wrote: January 27th, 2020, 5:00 pm Always an excellent purchase. Theo’s wines are truly one of the hidden CA gems.
Thanks Adam for your ongoing support
by Theodora Lee
January 27th, 2020, 1:39 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping - EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 30, 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1815

Re: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping

stewart lancaster wrote: January 27th, 2020, 10:21 am The site won't allow me to submit one order
Stewart, the webmaster has disabled the 3 or more requirement so you should have no problem now.
by Theodora Lee
January 27th, 2020, 10:44 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping - EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 30, 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1815

Re: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping

Love the Halcon petite sirahs and want to try these. Unfortunately, that "big exception" doesn't work in my browser (Mozilla) ... the Checkout button is grayed-out and I get the circle-and-slash when I try to click on it. PM please, or an email address? EDIT: It doesn't work in MS Edge ei...
by Theodora Lee
January 27th, 2020, 10:43 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping - EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 30, 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1815

Re: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping

stewart lancaster wrote: January 27th, 2020, 10:33 am I put 3 in the box and then subtracted 2 once I got to the cart.
I ordered the six pack of petit sirah.
Please keep clicking despite the gray, and if it still does not work, just email me your order to theopatra@theopolisvineyards.com
by Theodora Lee
January 27th, 2020, 10:42 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping - EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 30, 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1815

Re: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping

RichardRDe_Lucio wrote: January 27th, 2020, 9:55 am My first post and my first BD order. Excited to try these wines!
I hope you enjoy the wines and thanks for your Order.
by Theodora Lee
January 27th, 2020, 10:41 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping - EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 30, 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1815

Re: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping

For those having difficulty ordering, please keep clicking even if the box is Gray. I just tried it, and it works. Please click 3 or 4 times and it should work. If you still have difficulty, please email your order to theopatra@theopolisvineyards.com So sorry for this inconvenience, but if you keep ...
by Theodora Lee
January 21st, 2020, 4:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WINE CONSUMPTION BY AGE GROUP
Replies: 6
Views: 840

WINE CONSUMPTION BY AGE GROUP

I have noticed in wine consumption statistics, that Baby Boomers (53-71) and Millennials (23-40) are the largest age groups for consuming wine. However, Millennials are on track to over take Boomers in Wine Consumption. Also noted, at 66% 3 of every 5 bottles sold in the United States are from Cali!...
by Theodora Lee
January 18th, 2020, 12:37 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping - EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 30, 2020
Replies: 25
Views: 1815

Theopolis Vineyards BDXI Deals – Up to 30% Off and Free Shipping - EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY 30, 2020

We are so excited to participate in BERSERKERDAY11, and hope those who have tried our wines in the past enjoyed them, and hope to have your support this year as well. We also hope to attract new friends too. We are honored to be recently recognized by Forbes Magazine. Forbes Magazine Recognizes Theo...
by Theodora Lee
January 14th, 2020, 4:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FOOTBALL AND WINE
Replies: 10
Views: 771

FOOTBALL AND WINE

HELLO FRIENDS, Are you having a dry January? Not I. I am looking forward to popping a cork during the NFL Playoffs! I would pair a Petite Sirah with The Forty-Niners. As for the Green Bay Packers....BEER and Cheese-Heads. In fact, I shall be toasting every touchdown the Niners score. ( Hoping for a ...
by Theodora Lee
January 8th, 2020, 12:24 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: JANUARY WINE CONSUMPTION
Replies: 7
Views: 2959

JANUARY WINE CONSUMPTION

Happy New Year fellow Berserkers ! After celebrating the Holidays with wine and song, I wonder if wine consumption dips during the winter. I know in Wisconsin they drink a lot of heavy cognac concoctions during the winter. What are you imbibing during the winter post -holiday season? Cheers, Theopatra
by Theodora Lee
November 6th, 2019, 2:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fresh Air
Replies: 2
Views: 605

Fresh Air

We traveled up to Lake Tahoe this past weekend. Upon arrival, unrolled my window and actually was breathing "FRESH AIR". What a difference altitude makes along with No utility shenanigans. Breathe deeply when you can in a healthy atmosphere. Will the air quality in Sonoma & Napa ever r...
by Theodora Lee
October 22nd, 2019, 4:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FRUIT ABUNDANCE
Replies: 11
Views: 1278

FRUIT ABUNDANCE

Hi all,
I harvested my grapes on Monday. This season, I understand that there will be a lot of fruit. Logically,I wonder if this year would be a good time to design a blend . What do you think?

Best,
Theodora
by Theodora Lee
October 2nd, 2019, 11:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mountain Lions
Replies: 53
Views: 4965

Mountain Lions

I have encountered two mountain lions near my Theopolis Vineyard on hwy 128 on the Sonoma/ Mendocino border.They are stunning magnificent creatures. They appear healthy and relaxed while lying in the sun. Should I take this as a positive sign for the upcoming Harvest?
by Theodora Lee
February 3rd, 2019, 12:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Super Bowl Wine Pairings
Replies: 32
Views: 1486

Super Bowl Wine Pairings

Getting ready to view the L.A. Rams play against the New England Patriots. I am pairing my 2016 Symphony with the Rams and pairing my 2015 Petite Sirah with the Patriots.. CHEERS!!!
by Theodora Lee
January 26th, 2019, 12:29 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BERSERKERDAY 10 OFFERS FROM THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS - UP TO 30% OFF RETAIL PLUS FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 10
Views: 1361

Re: BERSERKERDAY 10 OFFERS FROM THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS - UP TO 30% OFF RETAIL PLUS FREE SHIPPING

I understand many of you are having difficulty with your purchases on our website so until it is fixed please email me your order at theopatra@theopolisvineyards.com and we will take your order via email. Thanks and sorry for the inconvenience.
by Theodora Lee
January 26th, 2019, 10:58 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BERSERKERDAY 10 OFFERS FROM THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS - UP TO 30% OFF RETAIL PLUS FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 10
Views: 1361

Re: BERSERKERDAY 10 OFFERS FROM THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS - UP TO 30% OFF RETAIL PLUS FREE SHIPPING

Rich, Thanks for your purchase. So, click on the picture of the 6 pack, then click add to Cart, then click on Cart, and it will say need 3 or more items. PLEASE IGNORE, then even the the Check Out Button is not highlighted, click on it anyway and it will take you to the page where you can purchase. ...
by Theodora Lee
January 24th, 2019, 5:33 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BERSERKERDAY 10 OFFERS FROM THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS - UP TO 30% OFF RETAIL PLUS FREE SHIPPING
Replies: 10
Views: 1361

BERSERKERDAY 10 OFFERS FROM THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS - UP TO 30% OFF RETAIL PLUS FREE SHIPPING

We are so excited to participate in BerserkerDay 10, and hope those who have tried our wines in the past enjoyed them, and hope to have your support this year as well as attract new friends. HERE ARE THE INCREDIBLE DEALS TO PURCHASE AWARD WINNING WINES FROM THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS AT UP TO 30% OFF RETAI...
by Theodora Lee
March 10th, 2018, 8:57 am
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' BERSERKER DAY SALE EXTENDED - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!
Replies: 29
Views: 2347

THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' BERSERKER DAY SALE EXTENDED - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!

So glad your wine arrived safely, and hope you enjoy. The 2013 is drinking well now, but will be at optimal drinking in 2019 The 2015 is best after 2025 according to Jim Gordon of Wine Enthusiast who said this about the wine: Theodora Lee is making brilliant wines from her estate property in Mendoci...
by Theodora Lee
January 28th, 2018, 11:56 am
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' BERSERKER DAY SALE EXTENDED - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!
Replies: 29
Views: 2347

THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' BERSERKER DAY SALE EXTENDED - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!

Merrill, we were just talking about you last night. I will be speaking at a legal conference on March 14 in Oakville, and we could connect afterwards. Or I will be pouring at the Petite Masters on March 18 so it may be better to connect that weekend as planning to stay in Napa that weekend. Will rea...
by Theodora Lee
January 28th, 2018, 11:36 am
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' BERSERKER DAY SALE EXTENDED - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!
Replies: 29
Views: 2347

THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' BERSERKER DAY SALE EXTENDED - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!

Dave, here are comments from Vinous: Brilliant purple. A heady bouquet displays scents of ripe blackberry, incense and pungent flowers, and a spicy nuance adds lift. Coats the palate with dark fruit liqueur and floral pastille flavors; a spine of juicy acidity provides lift and focus. The long, clin...
by Theodora Lee
January 27th, 2018, 5:36 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' BERSERKER DAY SALE EXTENDED - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!
Replies: 29
Views: 2347

THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' SPECIALS - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!

Thanks Randall for trying our Petite Sirah. Please let us know what you think and how the two vintages compare. Happy BerserkerDay!
by Theodora Lee
January 27th, 2018, 2:49 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' BERSERKER DAY SALE EXTENDED - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!
Replies: 29
Views: 2347

THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' SPECIALS - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!

Thanks Tyler. Hope you enjoy our Estate Petite and would be interested in your comments on how the 2013 compares to the 2015.
by Theodora Lee
January 27th, 2018, 2:06 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' BERSERKER DAY SALE EXTENDED - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!
Replies: 29
Views: 2347

THEOPOLIS VINEYARDS' SPECIALS - UP TO 25% OFF WITH FREE SHIPPING!

Thanks Jon for trying our Petite Sirah. Loooking forward to your tasting notes!

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