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by Demian Saenz
January 26th, 2021, 11:18 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glass *2/22/21 Shipping Data, bottom of 1st post*
Replies: 201
Views: 11836

Re: Grassl Glass

In for champagne glasses, decanter, and 2 Crus.
by Demian Saenz
January 16th, 2021, 5:14 pm
Forum: The Asylum
Topic: Credit card, Miles, Points thread
Replies: 1443
Views: 27185

Re: Credit card, Miles, Points thread

Gold status with Alaska. Wife and I have CSR + 3 inks for various llc. Should we take advantage of Alaska 50K offer on their card. We fly Alaska whenever possible out of pdx. There is an offer for 65k points, it's broken down into 40k after $2 of spend in 1st three months, additional 25k after $8 t...
by Demian Saenz
January 15th, 2021, 5:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sami-Odi New Releases
Replies: 12
Views: 906

Re: Sami-Odi New Releases

Jeremy - thanks for the preview as U.S orders won't arrive for several months. Trent - not sure what the current wait might be, but best to reach out to Fraser. He is pretty responsive and his contact email is on the web site. https://sami-odi.com/ You can also click on the bottle shots on the wine...
by Demian Saenz
January 14th, 2021, 8:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sami-Odi New Releases
Replies: 12
Views: 906

Re: Sami-Odi New Releases

I tried to place an order for US delivery but they said they can’t do US delivery.
by Demian Saenz
January 7th, 2021, 5:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PATRICIA GREEN LIBRARY RELEASE
Replies: 37
Views: 3283

Re: PATRICIA GREEN LIBRARY RELEASE

I love library releases, this has to be one of the best. I made it 7 days into the New Year before buying my first case of the year. I really should get my basement finished with a wine cellar, sooner rather than later. My order stretches from 2002 Balcombe to 2014 Mysterious. Thanks Jim.
by Demian Saenz
November 29th, 2020, 2:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 2267
Views: 317343

Re: Official Costco Thread

The Dedham, MA Costco has 2015 Beringer Private Reserve for $86.99. I wish they had more Bordeaux but they only seem to bring in Cali. reds.
by Demian Saenz
November 26th, 2020, 3:31 pm
Forum: The Asylum
Topic: Any podiatrists / orthopedic surgeons here?
Replies: 30
Views: 385

Re: Any podiatrists / orthopedic surgeons here?

I had a similar issue with my foot between my 3rd and 4th toe. Went to a podiatrist after years of just living with the pain, it wasn’t constant, I had a Morton’s Neuroma, inflamed nerve. Eventually had outpatient surgery to remove the nerve. The only treatment that helped with the pain was an ice ...
by Demian Saenz
November 25th, 2020, 6:18 pm
Forum: The Asylum
Topic: Any podiatrists / orthopedic surgeons here?
Replies: 30
Views: 385

Re: Any podiatrists / orthopedic surgeons here?

I had a similar issue with my foot between my 3rd and 4th toe. Went to a podiatrist after years of just living with the pain, it wasn’t constant, I had a Morton’s Neuroma, inflamed nerve. Eventually had outpatient surgery to remove the nerve. The only treatment that helped with the pain was an ice p...
by Demian Saenz
November 25th, 2020, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thanksgiving Day - What are you drinking?
Replies: 181
Views: 8196

Re: Thanksgiving Day - What are you drinking?

‘08 Cristal with a French toast casserole breakfast, and a 2017 Williams Selyem Pinot with the turkey & trimmings.
by Demian Saenz
November 14th, 2020, 4:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12776
Views: 520836

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2016 Gary Farrell Russian River Valley Pinot I gave it a short 30ish minute decant. All flavors were very mellow, mainly raspberry, and herbal notes.
by Demian Saenz
November 3rd, 2020, 1:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 592
Views: 38574

Re: Ravenswood library offer

My case looks very similar to everyone else : 1986 Cab Sonoma County 1989 Zin Sonoma County 1990 Zin Sonoma County 1990 Dickerson Zin 1992 Sangiacomo Merlot 1992 Cooke Zin 1994 Pickberry 1995 Gregory Cab 1998 Barricia Zin 1999 Icon 2001 Rancho Salinas 2003 Barricia Zin And I received a blue ravenswo...
by Demian Saenz
November 2nd, 2020, 12:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William & Mary - September 22nd!
Replies: 190
Views: 14573

Re: William & Mary - September 22nd!

I must have a good UPS route. Delivered on time. Excited to open one, and lay a couple down.
by Demian Saenz
October 31st, 2020, 5:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12776
Views: 520836

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2007 Chateau Suduiraut : a nice flavor profile of honey and apricot.
by Demian Saenz
October 30th, 2020, 7:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Blowout wines spotted locally.
Replies: 24
Views: 2306

Re: Blowout wines spotted locally.

Before COVID I’d spend a few hours on Saturday or Sunday just picking a new area near home and hitting every store I could find.

Some finds :
97 Monte Bello $100
2007 Tig $80
2015 Tig $85
98 Monte Bello $99
by Demian Saenz
October 29th, 2020, 1:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 592
Views: 38574

Re: Ravenswood library offer

I just opened an ‘87 Zin Sonoma County from the first sale last year. It was delicious. My arrival day is Monday. 😃
by Demian Saenz
October 26th, 2020, 5:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12776
Views: 520836

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2010 Pio Cesare Barolo - only gave this a 30 minute decant. Could’ve used a full 2 hours because the last few sips about 3 hours later were amazing. This could sit in the cellar for many more years.
by Demian Saenz
October 23rd, 2020, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12776
Views: 520836

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

The parents are in town so I made a nice steak dinner. We started the night with some cheese, and a 2016 Bass Phillips Estate Pinot Noir. I wished I planned this bottle ahead of time, I would’ve decanted for at least an hour. This opened so beautifully after an hour. We opened a ‘97 Monte Bello with...
by Demian Saenz
October 17th, 2020, 9:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 2267
Views: 317343

Re: Official Costco Thread

No more ‘08 Dom at my Costco(Dedham, MA). The 2010 Dom is priced at $151.
by Demian Saenz
October 11th, 2020, 3:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 592
Views: 38574

Re: Ravenswood library offer

With a case in transit I thought it would be a good idea to open a bottle from the 1st purchase 1993 Los Chamizal Zinfandel Sonoma Valley : I pulled most of the cork but lost about the bottom 3rd of the cork into the bottle. This wine is perfect after a hectic day with a mellow layer of cherry, and ...
by Demian Saenz
September 23rd, 2020, 7:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William & Mary - September 22nd!
Replies: 190
Views: 14573

Re: William & Mary - September 22nd!

It looks like the Proprietary Red is close to selling out. I just went back for a couple more bottles and my allocation was down to 1.
by Demian Saenz
September 22nd, 2020, 2:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William & Mary - September 22nd!
Replies: 190
Views: 14573

Re: William & Mary - September 22nd!

I went with 2/2/2 for my first allocation. You guys are getting me excited for this delivery.
by Demian Saenz
September 19th, 2020, 6:54 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Ultramarine to share (RI/MA area)
Replies: 2
Views: 586

Re: Ultramarine to share (RI/MA area)

Let me know if still available. Thanks
by Demian Saenz
September 18th, 2020, 12:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Email
Replies: 170
Views: 12009

Re: Ultramarine Email

I received the no soup for me email😢

Maybe next year.
by Demian Saenz
September 13th, 2020, 5:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wine.com duplicate charge for June Bordeaux futures purchase
Replies: 17
Views: 1225

Re: wine.com duplicate charge for June Bordeaux futures purchase

Looks like these double charges are still happening. I was charged late yesterday.
by Demian Saenz
September 7th, 2020, 5:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 201
Views: 21005

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

I too am a number of years out from an allocation, but if someone wants to share their allocation to stay on the list, please send a DM. Thanks
by Demian Saenz
September 4th, 2020, 1:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2810
Views: 337428

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

I had a new Wine.com offer on my Amex, and the wife’s Amex.

$10 off $50, expires Jan. 2021, lame offer but I’ll take it.

And an offer for DC.Zachys.com, $30 off $150
by Demian Saenz
September 1st, 2020, 3:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Email
Replies: 170
Views: 12009

Re: Ultramarine Email

Alex Valdes wrote: September 1st, 2020, 10:48 am
KyleC wrote: September 1st, 2020, 10:27 am If anyone doesn't want their full allocation, please PM me...
Me 2
Me 3
by Demian Saenz
August 4th, 2020, 10:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 592
Views: 38574

Re: Ravenswood library offer

Happy I double checked my account. Offered 2 cases but took 1 so someone else could get a case.
by Demian Saenz
August 1st, 2020, 2:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: www.wine.com worth $1bln?
Replies: 22
Views: 1947

Re: www.wine.com worth $1bln?

Who wants to start a Berserker fund to take care of this funding round? 🍷😂
by Demian Saenz
July 19th, 2020, 3:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12776
Views: 520836

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Opening an ‘08 Dom for my birthday.
by Demian Saenz
July 12th, 2020, 3:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12776
Views: 520836

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Sami Odi Little Wine #7 Syrah
by Demian Saenz
June 27th, 2020, 4:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How was 62 for DRC?
Replies: 22
Views: 1052

Re: How was 62 for DRC?

I would love to have those Martinis though 68/74. Is anybody familiar with The Hammer Company import label on the RSV? Here’s an article from 1998 on Hammer wine distributors. In ‘98 they had been in business for 84 years. https://www.crainscleveland.com/article/19981109/SUB/811090734/wine-distribu...
by Demian Saenz
June 23rd, 2020, 2:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1021
Views: 67317

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

I finished my order via mobile.
by Demian Saenz
June 23rd, 2020, 1:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1021
Views: 67317

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

TW order in :
1 Margaux
2 Montrose
2 Figeac
6 L’Eglise Clinet
6 Branaire-Ducru
by Demian Saenz
June 13th, 2020, 6:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1021
Views: 67317

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

Does wine.com charge the full amount at shipment or purchase date?
by Demian Saenz
June 12th, 2020, 11:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1021
Views: 67317

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

For those of you who used Rakuten, I filed a missing cash back request yesterday per their instructions by referencing wine.com's order number, the text from the order confirmation email and they confirmed the cash back shortly afterwards. So if you are still waiting, give that a shot. Just submitt...
by Demian Saenz
June 8th, 2020, 7:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Wendouree Shiraz (Australia, South Australia, Mount Lofty Ranges, Clare Valley)
Replies: 21
Views: 854

Re: TN: 2001 Wendouree Shiraz (Australia, South Australia, Mount Lofty Ranges, Clare Valley)

Reece Warren wrote: June 8th, 2020, 6:24 pm We have a bit of Wendouree coming up in our August auction www.wineauctionroom.co.nz

All stored in a temperature controlled cellar set at 11degrees c.
Do you ship to the states? How much? Thanks
by Demian Saenz
June 7th, 2020, 8:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2001 Wendouree Shiraz (Australia, South Australia, Mount Lofty Ranges, Clare Valley)
Replies: 21
Views: 854

Re: TN: 2001 Wendouree Shiraz (Australia, South Australia, Mount Lofty Ranges, Clare Valley)

J a y H a c k wrote: June 7th, 2020, 7:44 pm
Demian Saenz wrote: June 7th, 2020, 7:33 pm Sami Odi quoted me $275 for a case this past February.
US$ or A$?
Sorry, USD
by Demian Saenz
June 6th, 2020, 10:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 2267
Views: 317343

Re: Official Costco Thread

The Danville Costco has the 2008 Roederer Cristal for $229.99, for those in the Bay Area. There is one bottle behind the glass, so i have no idea how many are in stock. Ed Do you like the Cristal more than the 08 Dom? My Costco has the Cristal for $209. Thanks Wow that's a great price! I have a cou...
by Demian Saenz
June 6th, 2020, 9:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 2267
Views: 317343

Re: Official Costco Thread

Ed Steinway wrote: June 5th, 2020, 4:56 pm The Danville Costco has the 2008 Roederer Cristal for $229.99, for those in the Bay Area. There is one bottle behind the glass, so i have no idea how many are in stock.

Ed
Do you like the Cristal more than the 08 Dom? My Costco has the Cristal for $209. Thanks
by Demian Saenz
May 27th, 2020, 4:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 592
Views: 38574

Re: Ravenswood library offer

Opened the ‘87 Cooke Zinfandel : another lucky cork, used a waiters corkscrew, broke halfway out but super easy to get the second part out. At first I thought this was corked but the wine needed 10 minutes out of the bottle. Color was a dark brick red, predominantly licorice with some cherry underto...
by Demian Saenz
May 18th, 2020, 3:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12776
Views: 520836

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2016 Kosta Browne Sonoma Coast
by Demian Saenz
May 16th, 2020, 9:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2810
Views: 337428

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

Wine.com mailed me the crappy coupons Wine30 : $30 off $250 Summer10 : 10% off $150+ Both expire June 30 Same crappy codes I received. I wonder what spending tier one needs to be in to get the $100 off $300 coupons? The $100 off $300 probably go to people who have never ordered. Customer acquisitio...
by Demian Saenz
May 15th, 2020, 2:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2810
Views: 337428

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

Wine.com mailed me the crappy coupons
Wine30 : $30 off $250
Summer10 : 10% off $150+
Both expire June 30
by Demian Saenz
May 9th, 2020, 4:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zoom event with Morgan Twain-Peterson and Joel Peterson--Thursday, May 7th @ 5PM PT / 8PM ET
Replies: 129
Views: 4882

Re: Zoom event with Morgan Twain-Peterson and Joel Peterson--Thursday, May 7th @ 5PM PT / 8PM ET

I like the part where Morgan was nervous about the recent release. I’m pretty sure he could do another release, and we’d all buy again. I can’t wait for my delivery.
by Demian Saenz
April 30th, 2020, 2:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 2810
Views: 337428

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

AndyK wrote: April 30th, 2020, 1:54 pm Any idea how long HELLOAPRIL on wine.com is valid?
I’m guessing thru the end of April but not 100% sure.

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