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by Chr!s G|@rn3r
July 9th, 2020, 2:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

#08 on the way here too, apparently - despite the purchase of summer hold, I am not pleased. Of course, everything is guaranteed so if you've got corks pushed up or seeping we will replace...I hold back cases. Hey Cameron, My shipment of #1 was heavily "impacted" by a "shipping issue." The corks on...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
July 5th, 2020, 6:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

A guess on the oakville merlot: https://shop.farniente.com/product/2016-Nickel---Nickel-Harris-Vineyard-Merlot--Oakville--Napa-Valley?productListName=Merlot&position=3 Seems to fit in terms of "legendary," listed for $65 (De Negoce said $60+) and they have a single vineyard Oakville + and Oak Knoll...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
July 4th, 2020, 8:26 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: MURCA! What're you making and drinking today?
Replies: 17
Views: 357

Re: MURCA! What're you making and drinking today?

Pulled pork sammiches and zinfandel/field blends
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
July 2nd, 2020, 6:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Kosta Browne lost their mind?
Replies: 36
Views: 3675

Re: Has Kosta Browne lost their mind?

I had the 2017 KB RRV recently and also thought it was a mess, and totally different than the usual KB style. Seems like all things are moving in the wrong direction.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
June 29th, 2020, 7:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

I don’t know how accurate or complete this list is but: https://napavintners.com/wineries/wineries_malbec.asp
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
June 22nd, 2020, 4:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

It better sell out fast or I’m going to end up buying it.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
June 22nd, 2020, 3:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

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by Chr!s G|@rn3r
June 21st, 2020, 7:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Father’s Day Wine Selections
Replies: 75
Views: 2163

Re: Father’s Day Wine Selections

Probably a mid-day Merry Edwards sauvignon blanc and we are doing a 2014 Jean Edwards 74-41 cabernet with lamb and grits for dinner.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
June 13th, 2020, 6:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

A possibility for the chard: https://celaniwines.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/2018-Estate-Chardonnay.pdf 14.5% vs. 14.3%. Always +/- in abv. This is also not a relabeling of the same wine that the winery produced. It is bought out of the barrel so there can be minor differences in a lot of aspect...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
June 13th, 2020, 5:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

MatthewT wrote:
June 13th, 2020, 4:56 pm
what's the other?
You don’t want to know.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
June 13th, 2020, 2:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

by Chr!s G|@rn3r
June 4th, 2020, 3:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

Sigh...finally caved and bought one of these offers, been trying so hard not to buy wine! I'd be interested in splits on the off chance anyone is in the Greenwich, CT area fell free to PM. Any guesses on winery? Mt Brave seems like a decent candidate, around the right price point, some similar tast...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
June 3rd, 2020, 3:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sub $25 Zinfandel
Replies: 40
Views: 1655

Re: Sub $25 Zinfandel

The 2018 seghesio sonoma county is the best vintage IMO dating back to 2013 when i first had it.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 31st, 2020, 7:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

If I may interrupt the marathon-shipping convo with an update on a marathon wine: The 2013 Kenneth Volk Enz Zin is a major winner. It was $15-ish and is really, really good. On the elegant, softer side, but with plenty of great fruit and spice. Aging beautifully. I've seen this one cycle through a ...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 29th, 2020, 7:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

How will we know where the others came from? Once the original wineries release their wines and list the details such as ABV, % new oak, AVAs, price, blend %’s etc. we’ll be able to figure it out as folks did with the pinot offer above. what if the OG winery doesnt release the wine and instead sold...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 29th, 2020, 6:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: Keep your CellarTracker inventory up to date
Replies: 26
Views: 1746

Re: PSA: Keep your CellarTracker inventory up to date

“Missing, presumed drunk “ Soooo many of these. This has two meanings. Missing presumed drunk is when I'm trying to find a bottle that must have been pulled at the end of a long social. It is also what my wife tells my kids when it's their bedtime and I'm still not home from said social... LOL Nice...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 29th, 2020, 6:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

To his credit, this is the first one anyone has gotten out of the 7. The others were too vague or were not exact clones from a winery and thus impossible to figure out. Most of the other offers have not yet been released from the original wineries, so it was nearly impossible to figure them out. So...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 29th, 2020, 5:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

Cameron’s either sitting in his office laughing at this or saying “damn, these guys are good!” To his credit, this is the first one anyone has gotten out of the 7. The others were too vague or were not exact clones from a winery and thus impossible to figure out. Most of the other offers have not y...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 29th, 2020, 4:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

K Kl@dder wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 4:34 pm
Chr!s G|@rn3r wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 4:23 pm
K Kl@dder wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 4:02 pm
Cameron’s either sitting in his office laughing at this or saying “damn, these guys are good!”
Or he’s just pricing an Aston Martin lol
Good for him if he is!
Agreed! I hope he is.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 29th, 2020, 4:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1121
Views: 90760

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Weekend fun for you. Another $50 off of $150 on wine.com CN50 And of course the wineaccess $50 off your purchase with referral link (try to bundle with Amex offers as well): http://share.wineaccess.com/v/shay Sorry. Not sorry. Thanks! If the weather cooperated I’d be ordering. Forgot to ask if ther...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 29th, 2020, 4:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1121
Views: 90760

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Shay h arnoy wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 3:47 pm
Weekend fun for you. Another $50 off of $150 on wine.com CN50

And of course the wineaccess $50 off your purchase with referral link (try to bundle with Amex offers as well): http://share.wineaccess.com/v/shay

Sorry. Not sorry.
Thanks! If the weather cooperated I’d be ordering.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 29th, 2020, 4:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

K Kl@dder wrote:
May 29th, 2020, 4:02 pm
Cameron’s either sitting in his office laughing at this or saying “damn, these guys are good!”
Or he’s just pricing an Aston Martin lol
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 29th, 2020, 3:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: Keep your CellarTracker inventory up to date
Replies: 26
Views: 1746

Re: PSA: Keep your CellarTracker inventory up to date

Good advice. Ive been pretty good about keeping it +/- 5% accurate with 350-400 btls. I do a cleanup once or twice a year and find the errors to be with daily drinkers like seghesio zin, merry edwards SB etc.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 23rd, 2020, 12:01 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Launching new company: de Negoce
Replies: 122
Views: 11513

Re: Launching new company: de Negoce

I’ve never tried Miner, and have only had one Krupp before. Any insights from the group on style, quality, value etc?
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 21st, 2020, 8:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 643
Views: 39286

Re: de Negoce offer

In for a case. Also got offer #1.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 19th, 2020, 2:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

Can anyone tell me about the style? I’ve only had the 2011 and wasn’t a huge fan but...it was a 2011.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 17th, 2020, 5:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1121
Views: 90760

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Mine ships out of NY too. Have it in hand within 3 business days to PA.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 17th, 2020, 7:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

Vince L. wrote:
May 17th, 2020, 7:05 am
Chr!s G|@rn3r wrote:
May 17th, 2020, 7:05 am
Just got my shipping notification for the marathon order to PA. It says it is shipping from Cobleskill, NY.
Interesting I read that all marathon comes out of napa
Maybe they cold chain shipped from napa to NY, and then handed over to UPS?
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 17th, 2020, 7:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

Just got my shipping notification for the marathon order to PA. It says it is shipping from Cobleskill, NY.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 14th, 2020, 10:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1121
Views: 90760

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Willing to share that code yet? [thankyou.gif] champagne.gif It’s good until June 30, planning to use it in 2 weeks or so. Will post right after that! The codes are all just one use "per account", as far as I've ever seen. So share away if you've got 'em. Saw a new one yesterday: $100 off $300 4MAA...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 30th, 2020, 1:06 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Launching new company: de Negoce
Replies: 122
Views: 11513

Re: Launching new company: de Negoce

ykwon wrote:
April 30th, 2020, 12:59 pm
cjsadler wrote:
April 30th, 2020, 11:25 am
So anyone have a guess as to the winery?
Faust?
That would be my (hopeful) guess. With limited details for the wine and not many 2018 cabs released with details yet, successful recon is nearly impossible.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 26th, 2020, 8:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite sub-$20 wines that are widely distributed?
Replies: 31
Views: 1679

Re: Favorite sub-$20 wines that are widely distributed?

Seghesio Zinfandel
Tenshen White Blend
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 3rd, 2020, 9:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

FYI to all: The Wine Spectator rating (94pts) and review and tasting note that LBW listed/marketed for the Casalvento Janus 2013 is inaccurate. The rating/note they posted was for the 2007 vintage of the same wine. The 2013 is rated 88, and the characteristics in the tasting note are much different....
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 3rd, 2020, 4:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

I feel like Marathon is running out of steam. They keep repeating themselves. The following 4 I think i've seen at least twice before already on this marathon. GKG Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Dropout Albarino Andrus Island 2016 Domaine de la Janasse Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes 2014 Slee...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 3rd, 2020, 1:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

Picked up an Hourglass Merlot Blueline Vineyard 2016
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 3rd, 2020, 9:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

This marathon feels like a marathon. Usually feels like a sprint. Still only bought 1 bottle so far...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 3rd, 2020, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sojourn Cellars
Replies: 45
Views: 3071

Re: Sojourn Cellars

I love Sojourn and buy every year. They are second behind Carlisle for most bottles in my collection. I agree that their customer service is excellent. I really like their sonoma coast pinots. Gaps crown is my favorite, with sangiacomo coming in close second, and for me the sonoma coast blend is the...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 2nd, 2020, 3:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

J. Rock wrote:
April 2nd, 2020, 3:36 pm
I bit on the Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Reserve
Same here. CT scores and notes got me. Good price too.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 2nd, 2020, 2:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

I think they usually do a few. At least 1 each day anyway.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 2nd, 2020, 10:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

So far, so good. I’ve bought nothing.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 2nd, 2020, 9:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

I went with a few of the 503 error. A bit more simplistic than the 502 but fuller bodied.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 31st, 2020, 12:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

Mattstolz wrote:
March 31st, 2020, 12:43 pm
Chr!s G|@rn3r wrote:
March 21st, 2020, 11:33 am
LBW should do a marathon. I’m bored out of my mind with the lockdown.
just wanted to make sure you saw that there is a marathon April 2-4
Got it, thanks!
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 25th, 2020, 5:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1121
Views: 90760

Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

Michael Brill wrote:
March 24th, 2020, 3:22 pm
BTW, if you have StewardShip. Buy yourself a $20 bottle of wine, and enter NCSJAN20 code. You're welcome. ;-)
Didn’t work for me! It says i’m not eligible.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 21st, 2020, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7789
Views: 506976

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

LBW should do a marathon. I’m bored out of my mind with the lockdown.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 9th, 2020, 4:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Will stock market collapse equal lower prices at wine auctions?
Replies: 212
Views: 16376

Re: Will stock market collapse equal lower prices at wine auctions?

Is the number of Scarecrow allocations available at cost on commerce corner higher than usual? I'm relatively new here but am surprised to see so many listings like that. Each seller has their own reasons of course, but in aggregate maybe it points to a change in mood/habits for which market expect...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 1st, 2020, 7:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pennsylvania is on sale today February 29
Replies: 11
Views: 975

Re: Pennsylvania is on sale today February 29

I’ve had so many damaged wines from PA state stores that I don’t purchase anything from them anymore. Not even online. Many of the stores have huge windows with sunlight beaming in all day. The temperature is warm in the stores and shipping/storage conditions are questionable at best. Anything disco...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
February 29th, 2020, 8:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ageability of Cali Pinot
Replies: 81
Views: 3828

Re: Ageability of Cali Pinot

Kosta Browne is (was?) made in a more modern, ripe style of pinot that was meant for early drinking. The wines you are reading about that are great at 20-30 years old are likely made in an entirely different style. On a positive note, for some reason, aged KB still gets a decent price on the seconda...

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