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by Chr!s G|@rn3r
July 18th, 2019, 12:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carlisle 2019 Summer Release
Replies: 58
Views: 3317

Re: Carlisle 2019 Summer Release

3 Papera, 2 Grenache and 1 JB Syrah
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
July 16th, 2019, 3:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Montalcino Winery Recommendations - Honeymoon!
Replies: 18
Views: 677

Re: Montalcino Winery Recommendations - Honeymoon!

Collemattoni has great views and overlooks Banfi. Their wines are fantastic. They should have some back vintages too for earlier consumption if he wants to bring some home. They shipped a case for us at around $100. If he loves Altesino wines, you can get good deals at the winery so it is worth a ta...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
July 10th, 2019, 7:22 pm
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Is CT free?
Replies: 6
Views: 312

Re: Is CT free?

Yes it is free. Yes i pay. Voted no.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
June 12th, 2019, 6:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10573
Views: 352112

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2009 V Madrone Cabernet Sauvignon. Really nice wine and went well with Beef Tenderloin. Picked 2 bottles up at LBW for $60 and wish I had purchased more.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
June 8th, 2019, 2:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

Received a notification that my bottles from the last marathon were delivered... and signed for... which is interesting because I'm home and don't have my bottles. I know this is on FedEx and not LastBottle but I so wish retailers would give you a choice about delivery company! Now to find where th...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 9th, 2019, 2:32 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Why do Americans eat cheese before a meal ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1514

Re: Why do Americans eat cheese before a meal ?

Because it is delicious, bite sized and pairs well with wine.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
May 1st, 2019, 11:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is Vivino toeing the legality line with marketing?
Replies: 28
Views: 1452

Re: Is Vivino toeing the legality line with marketing?

Not as bad as every daily LBW offer
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 28th, 2019, 2:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

The notifications from the app started after the marathon ended. :) They don’t send notifications in the app during marathons due to the speed that they cycle through the offers sometimes. The app doesn’t refresh fast enough to use either even if you have it open and active on your screen. A deskto...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 27th, 2019, 7:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

I was expecting and hoping to see V Madrone but didn’t. Did anyone else see them?
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 26th, 2019, 3:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

I have noticed recycled items from past marathons and from day 1, but haven’t noticed any price increases. I did nab a teeter totter that i missed yesterday.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 25th, 2019, 5:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

Oh no “The Weekender” is back. This is usually where the wobbly wheels come all the way off.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 25th, 2019, 3:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

Dinner break with Sinnet. Only in for 1 bottle so far, the 13 Rudius Syrah hudson vineyard.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 25th, 2019, 1:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

David Buck wrote:
April 25th, 2019, 1:31 pm
Nate Simon wrote:
April 25th, 2019, 1:30 pm
WTF with the Lutum thing?
they bought the winery....
In don’t think they bought the winery, just acquired a lot of inventory.

From LBW email “Several months ago, we made a very large inventory purchase from the winery, which has closed its doors to concentrate on other projects.”
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 25th, 2019, 1:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

I’m passing on the Lutums. Without having tried it before I cannot buy through the entire lineup. Plus if I try one and like it, the winery is closed and I’d have to source past vintages at full price, knowing I could have had much better deals. The anguish!
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 25th, 2019, 12:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

The cornerstone cab is oakville station which is located in the middle of To Kalon vineyard. I havent tried but have one in the cellar already. Ya, this is a repeat from the winter marathon. Yep, just providing the info that got me to bite last marathon. If nothing else, the fruit should be great a...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 25th, 2019, 12:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

The cornerstone cab is oakville station which is located in the middle of To Kalon vineyard. I havent tried but have one in the cellar already.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 25th, 2019, 12:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

matt d wrote:
April 25th, 2019, 12:25 pm
CJ Beazley wrote:
April 25th, 2019, 12:23 pm
Chr!s G|@rn3r wrote:
April 25th, 2019, 11:10 am


Damn, missed that one
The wine or the broad?
*i hope Leeenda doesn’t see this- newhere
The wine it was the teeter totter 2016 so the second label
Would have loved to try them both [wink.gif]
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 25th, 2019, 11:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

matt d wrote:
April 25th, 2019, 11:03 am
grab a fait main after hearing the broad talk about them
Damn, missed that one
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 24th, 2019, 7:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retailer Check: Odd Wine Co, Broward, FL
Replies: 6
Views: 399

Re: Retailer Check: Odd Wine Co, Broward, FL

Just fyi: https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=79006 how did you find that so well? Ive never figured out how to search complete phrases, and searching "odd wine co" just gives me a bunch of posts about wines people thought were odd. lol Pick the most...odd...word in your phrase and...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 24th, 2019, 2:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

The key is to know what you’re looking for based on daily offers they’ve made since the last marathon. If they didn’t sell out of the daily deal, they’ll offer them during the marathon. It is also a good opportunity to try a single bottle of something new with free shipping. Know your style and use ...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 24th, 2019, 12:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

Marathon starts 9am PT tomorrow, Thursday, April 25th
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 17th, 2019, 4:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

MatthewT wrote:
April 17th, 2019, 2:12 pm
Ryan O wrote:
April 11th, 2019, 1:33 pm
V Madrone 2010 up now. The 2009 I got from LB was great
Curious how much was this?
$59/btl
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 16th, 2019, 6:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 468
Views: 36270

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Philip G wrote:
April 16th, 2019, 5:56 pm
Has anyone received their Black Cat? I've been having some issues with getting it shipped...
Yes, around March 21st in the Northeast
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 11th, 2019, 4:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Make Wine.... Then Tell Lies....
Replies: 15
Views: 1802

Re: Make Wine.... Then Tell Lies....

A coworker of mine bought a case after getting a “$100 off” coupon. The first bottle he opened wasn’t even drinkable.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 9th, 2019, 10:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bottle Heft- Do you care?
Replies: 65
Views: 2197

Re: Bottle Heft- Do you care?

As a collector I like smaller and lighter bottles that fit nicely into storage. Bigger bottles stand out better on retail shelves with wider bodies and even make it look like you’re getting more wine. They feel serious to hold and if you’re only buying a few for a dinner party or something similar t...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 6th, 2019, 8:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: This seems a little excessive, no? (UPDATED - it's not)
Replies: 41
Views: 2944

Re: This seems a little excessive, no?

Not excessive at all. But, they forgot to add step 4a which is that anyone that is going to drink it needs to stand on their head for the 3-4 hours while the bottle stands upright.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 6th, 2019, 6:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10573
Views: 352112

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Paul Miller wrote:
April 6th, 2019, 6:09 pm
2014 Sojourn Cab, Propriety Cuvée
Tart raspberry, chocolate. Very smooth.
Do you think its ready or would you wait to open the next one?
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 6th, 2019, 5:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10573
Views: 352112

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2014 Novy Zinfandel Russian River Valley - perfect right now with a few years left. Cool brambly fruit, a silky and creamy mouthfeel and a great spice flavor, maybe clove, that ends with pepper. It does have a touch of heat on the end...expected at >15% abv. Great QPR with max payoff right now. Had ...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 6th, 2019, 4:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

I was charged sales tax on each purchase including my first in August 2018
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
April 3rd, 2019, 6:14 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Naples, FL Dining
Replies: 10
Views: 833

Re: Naples, FL Dining

In Naples this week and staying at the Naples Grande Beach resort. The high end restaurant here is the Catch of the Pelican. On Wednesday nights they do half off wine with the purchase of two entrees. That brought the bottle of 2013 Opus One to $175. They also have the 2014 and 2015. It is not the m...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 30th, 2019, 2:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Spanish wine recommendation
Replies: 15
Views: 669

Re: Spanish wine recommendation

I second the Numanthia Termes reco. Had it a few weeks back at Oak & Ola in Tampa. Definitely a fruit forward wine that is not Jammy, but rich in flavor with strong tannins. The nose on was seriously incredible. Very bright, floral and fruity.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 29th, 2019, 4:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Steak" wine for party around $30 bottle
Replies: 56
Views: 2841

Re: "Steak" wine for party around $30 bottle

I’ve tried to order this thru my go to local retailer and the distributor doesn’t have any. They said they have a GSM from Lafage. Looking at CT I can’t figure out which one it is. Any ideas? I should’ve pulled the trigger on these when Full Pull offered them back in October/November. It is probabl...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 29th, 2019, 7:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

I ordered 6 from First Bottle in December and last week they shipped me 12 accidentally. I sent the extra 6 back. I wonder if those 6 made their way to Last Bottle? Just as an FYI there's a federal law that says you don't have to do that. Companies used to mail unsolicited stuff to people and then ...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 28th, 2019, 6:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Steak" wine for party around $30 bottle
Replies: 56
Views: 2841

Re: "Steak" wine for party around $30 bottle

2016 Chappellet Mountain Cuvée
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 27th, 2019, 11:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Online sources for wineries' lists per country
Replies: 12
Views: 424

Re: Online sources for wineries' lists per country

Lots of info in the PA control board’s direct ship list. You can probably aggregate similar lists from the web. http://www.apps.lcb.pa.gov/webapp/reports/REP597_Report.pdf A great list though in pdf so hard to draw data. Thank you! Yeah not an ideal format but you can probably paste it into an exce...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 26th, 2019, 2:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Online sources for wineries' lists per country
Replies: 12
Views: 424

Re: Online sources for wineries' lists per country

Lots of info in the PA control board’s direct ship list. You can probably aggregate similar lists from the web.

http://www.apps.lcb.pa.gov/webapp/repor ... Report.pdf
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 23rd, 2019, 1:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

I ordered 6 from First Bottle in December and last week they shipped me 12 accidentally. I sent the extra 6 back. I wonder if those 6 made their way to Last Bottle?
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 21st, 2019, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

It was the 2017 Cab that was at berserkerday and it was $40 unless I'm crazy? https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=73&t=157888&p=2658504&hilit=Theorize#p2658504 That said, I thought it was fantastic. And I just bought a bunch of these 2015's. Thanks! Any insight on the style? The 20...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 21st, 2019, 10:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

2015 Theorize Cab up now. I know this is a past berserkerday wine that was offered at $64. Seems like a real steal at $30, but I cannot find much info. Anyone tried this before and what did you think?
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 16th, 2019, 9:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: $3000 bottle
Replies: 56
Views: 4585

Re: $3000 bottle

Nate Simon wrote:
March 16th, 2019, 9:54 am
My favorite:

“The most simplistic in structure of the 4 Ghost Horse wines and a great wine for those who are graduating their palate’s to bigger, more complex reds.

$500”
Simplistic complexity. I’m sold.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 9th, 2019, 4:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10573
Views: 352112

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2014 Trespass Intrigue. Silky smooth, red fruit, cedar and light oak, vanilla. A bit lacking on the mid palate but overall a really nice wine.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 8th, 2019, 9:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Psa: bedrock 17 ovz $20
Replies: 10
Views: 1361

Re: Psa: bedrock 17 ovz $20

Thanks, in for a few
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 7th, 2019, 11:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Possibly the best $13 bottle
Replies: 64
Views: 6198

Re: Possibly the best $13 bottle

Someone on this board tipped me off on this wine a bout 3-6 months ago. I knew as soon as i saw the title of this thread that this would be the wine! Wine Library has it at $11.25/btl with free shipping if you have the Library Pass. I picked up 6 of the 15s last year and another 6 of the 16s last we...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 6th, 2019, 8:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Does anyone drink Sauvignon Blanc anymore?
Replies: 211
Views: 8062

Re: Does anyone drink Sauvignon Blanc anymore?

John M Richards wrote:
March 6th, 2019, 5:52 pm
Bedrock Ode to Lulu has completely replaced our past purchases of Merry Edwards SB. [winner.gif]
Wow. Merry Edwards is the only SB I drink regularly. What makes the Bedrock so much better to you, and what are the similarities in the wines?
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 6th, 2019, 6:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

Berserker Day winery up now! In for a few of the 2009 V Madrone cabs. Love their zins and interested to try these as well. I am new to this forum, but follow Last Bottle and occasionally purchase. I ended up grabbing 4 for the 2009 V Madrone cabs, as it seemed like they were a really great price. I...
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 5th, 2019, 8:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

Nick F. wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 8:56 pm
Chr!s G|@rn3r wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 11:34 am
Berserker Day winery up now! In for a few of the 2009 V Madrone cabs. Love their zins and interested to try these as well.
Cost?
$59/btl W/ free shipping on 3+
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 5th, 2019, 6:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1410
Views: 90688

Re: Which Carlisle are you drinking?

2015 Montafi
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 5th, 2019, 6:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 11241
Views: 508835

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2x 2009 V Madrone Cabernet from LBW
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 5th, 2019, 11:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7046
Views: 404971

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

Berserker Day winery up now! In for a few of the 2009 V Madrone cabs. Love their zins and interested to try these as well.
by Chr!s G|@rn3r
March 2nd, 2019, 8:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10573
Views: 352112

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2017 Sojourn Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir
2015 Hunnicutt Cabernet Sauvignon

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