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by Geoff F.
March 13th, 2019, 3:01 pm
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Recommended retail store in or around Seattle, WA
Replies: 9
Views: 984

Re: Recommended retail store in or around Seattle, WA

+1 to both Pike and McCarthy and Schiering. Esquin is good too but prices are high.

Champion Wine Cellars up in Greenlake is great, but their prices can also be a bit high at times.

Wine Outlet in Interbay is good too, with pretty good prices, though they have a totally random assortment.
by Geoff F.
March 9th, 2019, 11:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3357
Views: 292390

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

I picked up the mystery Chambolle-Musigny for $50 and it would up being Boillot which I was happy with. But $100 was too much for an unknown.
by Geoff F.
March 7th, 2019, 9:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 3357
Views: 292390

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

Any guesses on the Mystery du Sud today?
by Geoff F.
February 24th, 2019, 8:15 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Mold growing on bottles in my wine refrigerator
Replies: 6
Views: 282

Re: Mold growing on bottles in my wine refrigerator

I'm in Seattle, but this is the first I've had this happen after previously using 4 different (smaller) wine coolers over several years here. My hygrometer just showed up, and sure enough, the RH in the cooler part of the fridge is a whopping 76% at the front, where bottles were less affected. Not s...
by Geoff F.
February 24th, 2019, 6:15 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Mold growing on bottles in my wine refrigerator
Replies: 6
Views: 282

Mold growing on bottles in my wine refrigerator

I picked up a 166-bottle Smith & Hanks Dual-Zone Wine Cellar last summer, and quickly filled it with all the wine I wanted to age for the next 5-15 years (anything longer and I'd be more seriously considering off-site storage). Fast forward six months, and I've noticed substantial mold growth on the...

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