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by Chris Freemott
May 13th, 2020, 1:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: first go with the new Grassls...
Replies: 46
Views: 3296

Re: first go with the new Grassls...

Brush I like best so far... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01I6UGR3O/ref=twister_B01MTY6Y9Z?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1 Al, champagne glass is not the vigneron line. It is a 6 pack format, still handblown, but heavier as it has more glass for the rigors of the tasting room/restaurant world. Remember, 100% guar...
by Chris Freemott
May 13th, 2020, 11:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: first go with the new Grassls...
Replies: 46
Views: 3296

Re: first go with the new Grassls...

Kelly, are you using the dishwasher? If by hand, I suggest a bottle brush without a handle. I’ve been experimenting with many versions from amazon. The one I’ve found that’s best is a solo brush. I’ll post a photo of it later. But $11.00. Im looking into carrying them myself and selling them at cost...
by Chris Freemott
May 10th, 2020, 7:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Liberte vs GGG?
Replies: 14
Views: 722

Re: Grassl Liberte vs GGG?

The glasses are similar. Ours has a taller and thinner (diameter) chimney. Gabriel likely has a weight advantage of your objective is less fatigue during a long tasting event. (Sarcasm) I think Gabriel makes a hell of a good glass and as a single choice is pretty hard to argue with. I do think the L...
by Chris Freemott
May 6th, 2020, 6:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: List of Hand Blown Glasses
Replies: 42
Views: 2982

Re: List of Hand Blown Glasses

How a glass is blown can be seen on our Corp site www.grasslglass.com
by Chris Freemott
May 4th, 2020, 7:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: List of Hand Blown Glasses
Replies: 42
Views: 2982

Re: List of Hand Blown Glasses

David,
This list belongs in Commerce Corner per rules

Also, I'm not sold out. .....

Chris
by Chris Freemott
April 14th, 2020, 9:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: GLASVIN a new handmade glass for $25!
Replies: 55
Views: 5360

Re: GLASVIN a new handmade glass for $25!

Pretty glass and great package! Bravo.
Life is too short to drink from a bad glass.
Love seeing high quality craftsmanship come to this space.
Exciting times indeed.
Best wishes on the endeavor. I’ll grab a few and report back.
by Chris Freemott
March 30th, 2020, 2:53 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Please watch something truly amazing.
Replies: 3
Views: 896

Re: Please watch something truly amazing.

That's totally bananas! Thanks Mark
by Chris Freemott
March 21st, 2020, 11:31 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Thank you Brian. We are operating under the impression that all of the WB Day orders are filled. We are ALSO operating under the impression that we screwed stuff up. Find us and yell at us (which is cool, i get it) but use info@cjfselections.com The use of my private Mac email has proven to be a wea...
by Chris Freemott
March 17th, 2020, 4:21 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: New Retail Source for Grassl Glassware - Introductory VDLT Price
Replies: 3
Views: 1524

Re: New Retail Source for Grassl Glassware - Introductory VDLT Price

All, want to chime in here to support VDLT. As I stated towards the end of last year, 2002 was to be where I branched out and began picking up strategic distribution opportunities for both wholesale and retail. I'm the supplier of the stems for VDLT and I am also a drinker of their wine, which has y...
by Chris Freemott
March 13th, 2020, 8:28 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Cargo has arrived - we will begin packing and shipping today!!! Thank you again for the support and patience. All else being equal these days (Coronavirus) we expect the remaining 140 or so unfilled orders to be packed and wrapped and out the door no later than Tuesday but we are targeting Monday. L...
by Chris Freemott
March 10th, 2020, 11:59 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

March 10 Update Cargo is in Chicago - logistics being finalized for delivery of the pallets to me. We anticipate packing final orders beginning Friday night with the hope of getting everything out by Tuesday. Current backlog is 150 orders. Thank you for your patience. I assure you - we will make mor...
by Chris Freemott
March 7th, 2020, 6:53 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Andrew,
I'll give you a hedged, but 90% confidence interval of "yes".
Cargo landed in MD and is currently moving according to DB Schenker.
We are coordinating the transfer this week and then delivery to me.

More to come.

Chris
by Chris Freemott
March 5th, 2020, 11:37 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

The container has cleared customs. The delivery date is set by my freight company soon...
yay! 3/5/20
by Chris Freemott
February 19th, 2020, 6:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The return of Friday night Pizza TNs (VDLT sampler)
Replies: 16
Views: 1159

Re: The return of Friday night Pizza TNs (VDLT sampler)

I wanted to throw my hat into the ring here regarding VDLT. While I was not at this tasting, I had been contacted by Greg and Michael of VDLT roughly 8 weeks ago when I'd posted on the ITB threads that I was seeking wholesale arrangements for the Grassl stems. To be as transparent as I can - my firs...
by Chris Freemott
February 12th, 2020, 6:58 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Cargo Update / Domestic Supply Update The container has now been given a US Port arrival date of March 7th. As that tightens up I will update accordingly. Historically, delivery to me from arrival in the port (NY/NJ) has been 13 business days. As I have a full container, it's feasible movement is fa...
by Chris Freemott
February 7th, 2020, 7:06 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Container left warehouse Thursday. Updates as it hits milestones Rickie; I pay dimensional weight charges. That box gets hit at 6 pounds. But I’m not overpaying for the weight. I’m simply paying for the volume. Several broken stems and a few screwed up orders by me this week while I traveled. I’ll h...
by Chris Freemott
February 2nd, 2020, 11:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 9294

Re: Grassl Glassware

Jordan, That's one hell of a note. Thank you. flirtysmile To this point: It's an absolutely beautiful glass without any noticeable imperfections or seams (I don't understand how people can make such perfect and precise glasses by hand). If you've never seen a hand (or is it mouth?) blown stem - the ...
by Chris Freemott
February 2nd, 2020, 11:24 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

*****Status Update / February 2, 2020 ******** All, first a massive "Thank You" for the orders. I'm in awe of the support the board has shown me. As of today I've packed and staged all fillable orders. If you have 1855's in your order and you haven't gotten an email with tracking data; you're on bac...
by Chris Freemott
February 1st, 2020, 4:13 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

LOL, put an order in Bobby..it's still alive

PM me what you need if you get stuck.

hhahahahah
by Chris Freemott
February 1st, 2020, 11:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 9294

Re: Grassl Glassware

Jordan,
Mineralité is an acidic wine's friend. SB is solid, lots of white Italian and Greek fit here as well.

Dave - those are brilliant!! Thanks
by Chris Freemott
January 31st, 2020, 7:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 9294

Re: Grassl Glassware

Maureen-email sent
by Chris Freemott
January 31st, 2020, 11:20 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Ohhhh David....tsk tsk...


*yes, the backorder is 'kludgey' - i had to figure it out on the fly as the first 300 stems were sold in.......40 minutes....!!!!

I'm sure it will result in a PR disaster for me. LOL...but, we shall prevail and glasses will be sent.
by Chris Freemott
January 30th, 2020, 10:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 9294

Re: Grassl Glassware

Mark. Yes. They hold 4 Liberté and Mineralité perfectly well.

I even designed master bags for them so you have a sleeve that allows you to bundle 2 or 4 as a group.
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by Chris Freemott
January 30th, 2020, 10:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 9294

Re: Grassl Glassware

Chip-the Anti-matter made me smile Been a long week. My poor admin who normally runs the business while I work my other career tore a tendon in her foot. It’s been all me most nights. The people Of the board were very generous and supportive. I had 400 orders. My hands are covered with kraft tape gl...
by Chris Freemott
January 30th, 2020, 10:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 9294

Re: Grassl Glassware

Dishwasher. Please. I agree the angles of the bowls can make cleaning with hands frightening. When the first factory glasses landed at my house I opened a Cru, washed it, and promptly broke a bowl in my hand. We have since added a touch more glass to help but there is an angle to them that can be de...
by Chris Freemott
January 30th, 2020, 10:04 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Robert. Scroll up to the images from the site. You need to put in a backorder order.

PM me if you get stuck sir.
by Chris Freemott
January 30th, 2020, 12:33 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Just received my order. There's no information on how I return the packing tubes and the tasting kit. I want to get this back to you ASAP. Please advise. I've sent a DM to you here, and also emailed you, but haven't received a response. The software did not work - I need to email everyone who wants...
by Chris Freemott
January 29th, 2020, 7:48 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Joshua, I’ll review and advise.
Brian, I’ll send another. Had 2 other fatalities today.


Also appears the ‘hey I want to send the tubes back.’ Trigger didn’t fire. Grumble.

No pain. No gain. Sigh.
by Chris Freemott
January 29th, 2020, 1:47 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Welcome to the board John. Happy to help. Put them to good use and keep our winemakers employed!
by Chris Freemott
January 28th, 2020, 8:52 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Yes. Dominant shipper is amazon. Yes. Consumer tracking stinks. This is a beta program for amazon. I was selected due to my high marks for what I sell via their site. I’ll find the consumer link tomorrow and post it. I’ll also send out an email from the site. I didn’t realize their consumer facing v...
by Chris Freemott
January 28th, 2020, 1:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 9294

Re: Grassl Glassware

Susan - email and photo sent.
Tasting stem is 21.4 CM tall, 8.4CM in diameter. As your question is about the base, the 1855 is 4" in diameter, the tasting glass is 3.375" in diameter. Hopefully that .625" helps with the cabinet you have.

Chris
by Chris Freemott
January 28th, 2020, 1:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 9294

Re: Grassl Glassware

Hello
Yes. sorry for the delays on this. Marcus, your 1099 is in the mail for the PR efforts. :)

Mineralité is an acidic wine's friend
Liberté is a much more universal wine glass

Based on what you have up there, go M. Remember, i buy them back if you don't like them.
by Chris Freemott
January 27th, 2020, 9:33 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

The following screenshots are how you will be able to place orders for stems not in stock (backorders). The Grassl glass (Tasting room glass) is 6 units per 1 quantity. These will be available for backorder until Friday at midnight CST. Delivery to the USA is 6 weeks from next monday and then 2 week...
by Chris Freemott
January 27th, 2020, 6:58 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Folks - I had to step away for my real job for 5 hours today (unreal timing) - Here is what you all need to know 1- Pricing is in place until Friday 2- I'm going to go through each of the glasses and take screen shots of specifically how to order those on backorder and post in a thread soon (hopeful...
by Chris Freemott
January 27th, 2020, 10:56 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Chris, if I order the tasting glasses, would they be shipped out to arrive in California next week? Diane, that should not be an issue. I'll either use FedEx if a commercial address or likely Amazon's fulfillment/logistics. If you do put an order in, send me a private note - i can pull it and pack ...
by Chris Freemott
January 27th, 2020, 9:22 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

It seems the glasses are $5 more this year but oddly the decanter is $20 less. Correct. Last year we sold the glasses at a loss after accounting for shipping/boxes/labor. The $5.00 keeps me whole. The decanter frankly hasn't sold well. I wanted to see if a lower # would result in an increase in vol...
by Chris Freemott
January 27th, 2020, 9:02 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

LOL, indeed Andrew. We keep this train rolling and maybe I can walk away from lending, or, the parallel universe I'm in today....
by Chris Freemott
January 27th, 2020, 8:35 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

For those scuffling with orders - go back to the main page (first post) - and you will see screenshots of how to place glasses on backorder. Again, please, if you wish to purchase in stock and out of stock items, break those orders up into two orders so I can ship what is available and print/hold wh...
by Chris Freemott
January 26th, 2020, 8:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 9294

Re: Grassl Glassware

Joshua, there are a few threads on this - here's the backstory on that tasting/restaurant series. When Alex and I were at EP in Bordeaux in spring of 2019, he was discussing the amount of waste we were seeing Cht Palmer pour out (which isn't aytpical of most chateau) and due to the fact Palmer had a...
by Chris Freemott
January 26th, 2020, 7:54 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Dr. Schenck - good to hear from you - yes, Liberté is as though a GGG and a ZUniversal had a child. Has the hips of the GGG and the neck/chimney of the ZU.
by Chris Freemott
January 26th, 2020, 5:20 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Vincent - send me a private note - cfreemott@mac.com Yes, the tasting KIT (not tasting glasses) was designed to be a 'try before you buy' model. Sadly, I wasn't as clear on that as I should have been. It isn't the 'deal of the day' as some have mistaken it to be. You order it: $50.00. Covers the shi...
by Chris Freemott
January 26th, 2020, 2:51 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

***As an aside, the tasting kit for individuals isn't meant to be a work-around to a pricing nuance today. They are designed to be returned to me after you've experimented with the glasses and decanter. They are not a final sale item. One per person please...****
by Chris Freemott
January 26th, 2020, 2:50 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Travis - yes, the decanter is very light. It may weigh less than some of the glasses.
by Chris Freemott
January 26th, 2020, 11:46 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

How do I order a mixed 6-pack: Liberté, 1855, and Cru? Unable to add anything to cart.
Jeff, select your variant as single, your type as tube, your quantity of 2 per product type.

email me if you get stuck.

cfreemott@mac.com
by Chris Freemott
January 26th, 2020, 10:35 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

What is the height of the tasting glass?
21.4 CM - Tasting Stem Height 8.4 CM diameter - 120 grams

23 CM - Vigneron line (all items)

LInk to the corporate site - tasting dimensions aren't in here yet but the others are. click on them for more data


https://grasslglass.com/glassware/
by Chris Freemott
January 26th, 2020, 9:01 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Liberte screen shot.png
Hold please, Ryan.

Should be plenty in tube format -


Ryan:

Variant: Single
Package: Tube
Qty: 300+ available
by Chris Freemott
January 26th, 2020, 8:59 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 206
Views: 14583

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Chris, thanks for the great offer. Do you have the specs on the tasting glass? I’m mainly looking for weight and didn’t see it on the site anywhere.
Tasting glass will come in at 120 grams

Zalto Bordeaux is 119-124
Grassl 1855 is 110

for reference..

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