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by gstrub
July 6th, 2019, 2:48 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine.com fail; what’s the best for online wine delivery?
Replies: 9
Views: 748

Re: Wine.com fail; what’s the best for online wine delivery?

Yeah, Wine.com said no worries they pack on ice. Each case had a tiny cold pack. Worthless.

It just makes me cautious to use them even with overnight shipping.
by gstrub
July 5th, 2019, 7:52 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine.com fail; what’s the best for online wine delivery?
Replies: 9
Views: 748

Wine.com fail; what’s the best for online wine delivery?

Hey experts, So I placed a relatively large order on Wine.com, and while the transaction went well, the wine arrived ruined. They said they would pack ice on it but there was only a tiny ice pack in each box which didn’t do anything for the 3 day transit. The wine was very warm when it arrived and s...
by gstrub
May 24th, 2019, 7:07 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Starting a collection and going to Napa, which wines can I only get at the vineyard?
Replies: 16
Views: 1328

Re: Starting a collection and going to Napa, which wines can I only get at the vineyard?

I didn’t know Caymus even made Zinfandel...I am planning on a tasting there, and will pick up a bottle if possible!
by gstrub
May 13th, 2019, 3:16 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Starting a collection and going to Napa, which wines can I only get at the vineyard?
Replies: 16
Views: 1328

Re: Starting a collection and going to Napa, which wines can I only get at the vineyard?

Yeah that was my plan, I just figured I’d poll some experts since I only have 2 full days of tasting:)

I haven’t tasted Shafer before so I reserved a time...I wish they would apply the tasting fee ($85) toward a purchase though!
by gstrub
May 12th, 2019, 3:13 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Starting a collection and going to Napa, which wines can I only get at the vineyard?
Replies: 16
Views: 1328

Re: Starting a collection and going to Napa, which wines can I only get at the vineyard?

Thanks so much. I will definitely try cellar tracker.

Which wines can you think of that you need to be on a waiting list for, and what do you mean by earning my way up?
by gstrub
May 12th, 2019, 9:32 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Starting a collection and going to Napa, which wines can I only get at the vineyard?
Replies: 16
Views: 1328

Starting a collection and going to Napa, which wines can I only get at the vineyard?

Hello all, First post here and it looks like an awesome forum. I've always wanted to start collecting wine but haven't had the means until recently. I've purchased a La Cache cabinet and am about to embark on filling it up. I have a trip t Napa coming up in September. I am wondering if I should be t...

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