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by JonathanG
May 23rd, 2020, 11:07 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Launching new company: de Negoce
Replies: 115
Views: 8542

Re: Launching new company: de Negoce

My attention to detail is clearly lacking.
by JonathanG
May 23rd, 2020, 10:15 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Launching new company: de Negoce
Replies: 115
Views: 8542

Re: Launching new company: de Negoce

Vince L. wrote:
May 23rd, 2020, 10:05 am
JonathanG wrote:
May 23rd, 2020, 9:59 am
Im thinking all the stagecoach wines are from the same winery.
Emails states as such I thought
My email said "Stagecoach vineyard derived-releases" not same winery. So its possible they are made by different wineries.
by JonathanG
May 23rd, 2020, 9:59 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Launching new company: de Negoce
Replies: 115
Views: 8542

Re: Launching new company: de Negoce

Im thinking all the stagecoach wines are from the same winery.
by JonathanG
May 23rd, 2020, 9:48 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Launching new company: de Negoce
Replies: 115
Views: 8542

Re: Launching new company: de Negoce

And O. G. 4 is out. Stagecoach merlot.
by JonathanG
May 23rd, 2020, 8:18 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Launching new company: de Negoce
Replies: 115
Views: 8542

Re: Launching new company: de Negoce

According to that SF Chronicle article posted earlier, there were 6 initial offerings mentioned, so I am assuming 2 more will come relatively soon, then a pause in the offers
by JonathanG
May 20th, 2020, 8:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 667
Views: 56742

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

I just noticed my Unico shipped out of Miami. Not happy about that.. It's funny how I mentioned that they shipped wine out of Sacramento when it was 95F, you mentioned that they just shipped out of Miami, but all people want to talk about is how to get the next deal. I learned that they ship out at...
by JonathanG
May 17th, 2020, 7:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 667
Views: 56742

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. Mine ships out of ny also. The free ground shipping takes 1 day. Pretty awesome Same here. I always check that I can get one day delivery. Otherwise, I get concerned this time of year that it may be coming from somewhere else. ...
by JonathanG
May 16th, 2020, 7:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 667
Views: 56742

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

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 4MAAFTC champagne.gif awesome thanks! went for a 2010 Unico, pretty decent price after coupon! I got the 2009 Unico. Good price, too, and I got a Rakuten r...
by JonathanG
May 15th, 2020, 9:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New St. Emilion Classification
Replies: 143
Views: 18463

Re: New St. Emilion Classification

I'm voting for Canon to PGCC A. Where do we mail our ballot?
by JonathanG
May 14th, 2020, 9:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 667
Views: 56742

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 JonathanG
May 13th, 2020, 6:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TotalWine BDX Futures LIVE
Replies: 88
Views: 5765

Re: TotalWine BDX Futures LIVE

Ive bought a few wines from TW but after reading this, think Im done with them. Too many other reputable merchants out there that are doing the right thing on this (insofar as I can tell based on communications on my 2018s)
by JonathanG
May 12th, 2020, 10:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7724
Views: 498071

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

Just checked mine - all have a "track shipment" link, but haven't shipped. I suppose they box and label a bunch of them and then ship them all at the same time. And to be fair, they do say that Marathon shipments can take over a month. I'm just getting impatient for no good reason.
by JonathanG
May 12th, 2020, 4:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7724
Views: 498071

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

Was just told that California Marathon Orders will be shipping soon. Yay Awesome I was just about to ask if anyone heard anything. Hopefully they get it shipped before temps start going up in a couple weeks. Would be so nice if they could ship faster, I hate waiting over 2 months for stuff from them.
by JonathanG
May 10th, 2020, 3:45 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: PLEASE NOTE: Forum will be closed May 15
Replies: 18
Views: 1547

Re: PLEASE NOTE: Forum will be closed May 15

This was such an awesome forum. I definitely bought more on the quarintine forum than on BD, and had the opportunity to sample so many more producers with the opportunity to go back for more after tasting them. Made higher quantity purchases less risky. And so glad it provided much needed cash flow ...
by JonathanG
May 10th, 2020, 3:30 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Launching new company: de Negoce
Replies: 115
Views: 8542

Re: Launching new company: de Negoce

rsmithjr wrote:
May 10th, 2020, 11:43 am
Just found this yesterday. Signed up....not that I need more wine.
We all need more wine that's a crazy low price with high quality!
by JonathanG
May 8th, 2020, 3:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 83
Views: 4602

Re: de Negoce offer

I'm in. I will prob pause after this one though or I will end up with way too much wine. I ordered both so far. I surmise from the review article that there are going to be 6 offers that are likely coming out. I may have to pause after this one, or at a minimum find a few friends locally I can star...
by JonathanG
May 6th, 2020, 9:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Pricing at Auction - MENTAL
Replies: 108
Views: 9041

Re: Wine Pricing at Auction - MENTAL

On the flipside, I saw an auction for 2000 Leoville Barton on K&L, and it went for over $200/bottle when I bought a few only 4 or 5 months ago for $105/bottle (in separate auctions).
by JonathanG
May 5th, 2020, 12:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 Promontory Offering
Replies: 14
Views: 1343

Re: 2015 Promontory Offering

I'm on their founders list, I signed up when I visited the winery last fall, but only for one bottle a year. I haven't tried any other "high end" Napa Cabs like Harlan, Screagle, etc, but this one is elegant, smooth, complex unlike anything I had tried prior to visiting the winery (which is why I si...
by JonathanG
April 30th, 2020, 3:47 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Launching new company: de Negoce
Replies: 115
Views: 8542

Re: Launching new company: de Negoce

Seems it can't be Faust since Faust wines are coming from specific sub-AVA's and the description of this wine was in between the Atlas Peak and Coombsville AVAs, not within those AVAs.
by JonathanG
April 30th, 2020, 7:45 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Launching new company: de Negoce
Replies: 115
Views: 8542

Re: Launching new company: de Negoce

I signed up as well. Hard to beat those prices.

Does anyone know if the Stagecoach vineyard suffered smoke taint in 2017? $15 for a stagecoach seems too good to be true?
by JonathanG
April 26th, 2020, 8:41 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: ***CLOSED***EMH 2011 BLACK CAT OFFER - $67.50/BOTTLE
Replies: 4
Views: 705

Re: EMH 2011 BLACK CAT OFFER 4/26-4/30 - $67.50/BOTTLE

rest assured I will take good care of them!
by JonathanG
April 26th, 2020, 8:09 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: 3 New Patricia Green Cellars C-19 Quarantine Offerings
Replies: 19
Views: 2623

Re: 3 New Patricia Green Cellars C-19 Quarantine Offerings

ok awesome, putting in an order for that one too.

Had another Muscat today. Really glad it found its place here on the forum. You have to love it when one of your pet projects turns into being a cult classic.
by JonathanG
April 26th, 2020, 8:00 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: ***CLOSED***EMH 2011 BLACK CAT OFFER - $67.50/BOTTLE
Replies: 4
Views: 705

Re: EMH 2011 BLACK CAT OFFER 4/26-4/30 - $67.50/BOTTLE

Hey Merrill, we exchanged emails a few weeks back and I just didin't follow up. Sorry about that. Didn't miss out this time around, just put in an order for 2x of this one. Looking forward to trying this one with some age on it.
by JonathanG
April 25th, 2020, 9:30 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: 3 New Patricia Green Cellars C-19 Quarantine Offerings
Replies: 19
Views: 2623

Re: 3 New Patricia Green Cellars C-19 Quarantine Offerings

more awesome offers. In for the #9 and the sampler!

That muscat is just addictive. Glad I stocked up. Polished off another today. I am easily going to get through all of what I ordered by end of summer.

Jim what's the ABV of Sauvignon Blanc?
by JonathanG
April 24th, 2020, 10:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: OWC Storage
Replies: 9
Views: 627

Re: OWC Storage

I like to keep the OWCs if they fit nicely in my offsite storage, otherwise I toss them. And once I start drinking the wine, I toss them because then it becomes inefficient due to empty unused space.
by JonathanG
April 22nd, 2020, 10:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vice Versa Spring Release 2018 Vintage
Replies: 16
Views: 1130

Re: Vice Versa Spring Release 2018 Vintage

I signed up relatively recently to their mailing list, so not much showing up in my allocation. I'm primarily interested in their Platt Pinot, which is going to be released in the fall. Does anyone know if i even have a shot at that (especially if I don't buy my cabernet allocation now)? If not, I m...
by JonathanG
April 22nd, 2020, 10:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Capsules: Does anyone really mind going topless?
Replies: 116
Views: 3443

Re: Capsules: Does anyone really mind going topless?

Lots of wax hate, but since I just went through this process myself recently, I can def say there's a difference between wax and wax. I buy my wax from a Canadian manufacturer called King's Wax. It's a very pliable, soft wax, almost like a plastic. Doesn't shatter at all when you try to open it (un...
by JonathanG
April 22nd, 2020, 10:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Capsules: Does anyone really mind going topless?
Replies: 116
Views: 3443

Re: Capsules: Does anyone really mind going topless?

Same - no capsule is fine. I actually noticed several of the wines I have here at the house already have no capsules. No wax, that's just a PITA although it does look cool.
by JonathanG
April 19th, 2020, 9:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Is it time for a new pronunciation thread?
Replies: 125
Views: 7752

Re: Is it time for a new pronunciation thread?

Pity this thread died 6 years ago. Was great to find it, found out I have been mispronouncing several over time...
by JonathanG
April 19th, 2020, 7:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How to share the same bottle of wine with friends across the West Coast - Covid 19 style
Replies: 46
Views: 2656

Re: How to share the same bottle of wine with friends across the West Coast - Covid 19 style

such a great idea. I may try this with 12oz bottles. Curious how you pack them when you ship them? Adding in a cold pack or anything?
by JonathanG
April 17th, 2020, 7:58 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Patricia Green Cellars Muscat (what?) and mixed Pinot Noir case. Free shipping.
Replies: 86
Views: 6908

Re: Patricia Green Cellars Muscat (what?) and mixed Pinot Noir case. Free shipping.

Just ordered 2 more cases of the Muscat. My prior order has been disappearing at a frightening pace. It has become our go-to wine for midday on weekends and for those Tuesday nights when you just need something to take the edge off. Absolutely love it. Pity it's not being made anymore. May have to g...
by JonathanG
April 17th, 2020, 7:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Quarantine Wines
Replies: 45
Views: 2225

Re: Best Quarantine Wines

Wow. Kind of hard to follow Eric. Perhaps its time to close the thread unless someone wants to throw down a super old DRC or something.
by JonathanG
April 17th, 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Sun Break Wines: Whole Cluster or De-stemmed? Taste the difference; 20% discounts + free shipping
Replies: 13
Views: 1037

Re: Sun Break Wines: Whole Cluster or De-stemmed? Taste the difference; 20% discounts + free shipping

Thanks for your note-- great idea. So, this has been frustrating: my shipper (Vinoshipper based in California) has temporarily closed its warehouse center (and they didn't notify us). I have several California clients who contacted me last week and I'm going through the CA ABC to obtain a direct sh...
by JonathanG
April 16th, 2020, 9:32 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Sun Break Wines: Whole Cluster or De-stemmed? Taste the difference; 20% discounts + free shipping
Replies: 13
Views: 1037

Re: Sun Break Wines: Whole Cluster or De-stemmed? Taste the difference; 20% discounts + free shipping

No shipping to CA? I'm getting a "contact producer" when trying to ship to CA. Was hoping to buy one of each and have a few friends do the same so we could do an online tasting.
by JonathanG
April 16th, 2020, 9:25 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Patricia Green Cellars Muscat (what?) and mixed Pinot Noir case. Free shipping.
Replies: 86
Views: 6908

Re: Patricia Green Cellars Muscat (what?) and mixed Pinot Noir case. Free shipping.

I'd be happy to buy some, sit on it for 10 years, and give feedback then. I have more than enough PnP wine. I need stuff for the longer term. Sign me up too.
by JonathanG
April 16th, 2020, 9:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BDXI Wines - What are you drinking?
Replies: 10
Views: 464

Re: BDXI Wines - What are you drinking?

So far for me its the 2013 Scherrer Platt Pinot. I've also been through all of the Sabelli-Frisch lineup, actually drinking the last of the La Malinche tonight. Very enjoyable, probably taking the top QPR on the ones I've tried so far. Still have a ton to try yet, but they are in my offsite, inacces...
by JonathanG
April 16th, 2020, 1:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7724
Views: 498071

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

The Calluna was on sale during Berserker Day for I think $50 a bottle, so the LB price is definitely a steal
by JonathanG
April 16th, 2020, 1:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7724
Views: 498071

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

I read somewhere that they are already shipping to some states. I haven't received mine yet. My last marathon I think it was almost 2 months before they shipped though.
by JonathanG
April 14th, 2020, 9:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 667
Views: 56742

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

Rakuten has 10% cashback today only on wine.com, good timing on that coupon code
by JonathanG
April 14th, 2020, 9:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fun stats from CellarTracker (top 10 retailers, Garagiste vs Costco)
Replies: 44
Views: 3369

Re: Fun stats from CellarTracker (top 10 retailers, Garagiste vs Costco)

I'll play. I'm seemingly much more disciplined in entering in my data than most! Wine.com 45.2% Bottles purchased (911) / Remaining (889) Winery 16.9% Bottles purchased (341) / Remaining (286) K&L Wines 7.0% Bottles purchased (142) / Remaining (136) K&L Auction 5.9% Bottles purchased (119) / Remaini...
by JonathanG
April 11th, 2020, 7:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bordeaux 2018 Release
Replies: 26
Views: 2328

Re: Bordeaux 2018 Release

Has anyone used wine.com for futures? The free shipping (“stewardship”) applies if you have it when placing the order, which makes it tempting. I bought a ton of 2018 futures from wine.com. pricing was the best i found online, or very very close to what others had. Ive also bought futures for 2015,...
by JonathanG
April 8th, 2020, 8:31 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Patricia Green Cellars Muscat (what?) and mixed Pinot Noir case. Free shipping.
Replies: 86
Views: 6908

Re: Patricia Green Cellars Muscat (what?) and mixed Pinot Noir case. Free shipping.

Popped a muscat tonight. Freaking great stuff! Exactly what I needed on a wednesday night during lockdown. Nice and simple, balanced. Amazing how light the color is also. Well done.
by JonathanG
April 5th, 2020, 8:06 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Sabelli-Frisch Wines quarantine offer - almost 50% OFF!
Replies: 50
Views: 4727

Re: Sabelli-Frisch Wines quarantine offer - almost 50% OFF!

Well, Adam, what can I say. You have made some truly unique and amazing wine. There was a tie last night between the Gordon W and the La Malinche wines, but all four of them were showing super well. one of the cool moments last night was when we went back to revisit the Milk Fed after getting throug...
by JonathanG
April 4th, 2020, 6:52 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Sabelli-Frisch Wines quarantine offer - almost 50% OFF!
Replies: 50
Views: 4727

Re: Sabelli-Frisch Wines quarantine offer - almost 50% OFF!

Awesome thanks for chiming in! I have the alicante and the mission in decanters now, the virtual tasting is starting in 90 minutes!
by JonathanG
April 3rd, 2020, 5:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7724
Views: 498071

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

J. Rock wrote:
April 3rd, 2020, 5:20 pm
I'm upset I didn't get that port...
I passed when I saw the CT values and auction price. Having said that, there is only one on wine searcher for a kajillion dollars.
by JonathanG
April 3rd, 2020, 5:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7724
Views: 498071

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

I should be focused on my refreshing screen and not posting worthless comments on WB! Missed again.
by JonathanG
April 3rd, 2020, 5:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7724
Views: 498071

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

Jeff_M. wrote:
April 3rd, 2020, 1:55 pm
09 d'Yquem, yes please. Got a Charmes-Chambertin bottle as well.
Got the d'Yquem this time, thankfully. It was up for a good couple minutes. Missed the burgs unfortunately. Hard to be a dedicated marathon'er while on conference calls.
by JonathanG
April 3rd, 2020, 5:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7724
Views: 498071

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

Pretty awesome. I noticed a few seconds of a lag on the marathon but still makes life a lot easier. Thanks for posting!
by JonathanG
April 2nd, 2020, 9:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7724
Views: 498071

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

Wow it got a little crazy now. I have my browser on auto-refresh every 7 seconds. And every 7 seconds there is a new wine. I've never seen it go this fast.

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