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by Dennis_L
May 5th, 2021, 6:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Harlan OWC Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2952

Re: Harlan OWC Question

by Dennis_L
May 3rd, 2021, 6:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Realm Rosé “La Fe”
Replies: 63
Views: 4435

Re: Realm Rosé “La Fe”

I am in 3, not a fan of Rose at all but I'd like to try Realm's Rose. btw, the shipping cost is a little high, $30 for shipping in bay area. Thanks Chris. Still experimenting with various shipping methods. Send me a note after you receive your package from VinDelivery. I think you'll enjoy their le...
by Dennis_L
April 26th, 2021, 7:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Realm Rosé “La Fe”
Replies: 63
Views: 4435

Re: Realm Rosé “La Fe”



following here and the comments there.
by Dennis_L
March 29th, 2021, 10:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8521
Views: 632763

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

any guesses on the rose? I"m guessing it's the Drake one "Mod" 98 tasting panel, etchings, huge box, and retails at $400 There's no doubt in my mind this is what it is. I get the sense that places cannot get rid of this stuff. yeah w/ all that drama w/ Drake, TW and Southern Glazers....
by Dennis_L
March 29th, 2021, 10:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8521
Views: 632763

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

any guesses on the rose? I"m guessing it's the Drake one "Mod" 98 tasting panel, etchings, huge box, and retails at $400
by Dennis_L
February 24th, 2021, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Realm is coming (2/9/2021)
Replies: 164
Views: 22192

Re: 2018 Realm is coming (2/9/2021)

Jason and Craig, you raise fair points and I understand your perspective. I hope someday we can meet over a glass of wine to discuss the economics of winegrowing at the highest level in Napa Valley. I may not ultimately convince you of my view but I'm sure it would be a fun discussion! We will cont...
by Dennis_L
February 17th, 2021, 8:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Cabinet Thermometer Suggestions
Replies: 18
Views: 800

Re: Wine Cabinet Thermometer Suggestions

Got this recently and have been really happy with it: https://wirelesstag.net/ You have to buy the tag manager (requires an Ethernet connection) then can add as many tags as you want. Monitors temp and humidity. App for phone with customizable alarms. Pretty easy to set up. Yeah - I have that too a...
by Dennis_L
February 11th, 2021, 11:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 3344
Views: 421068

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

Thanks for the WA code, Tyler! Almost done using the 20/21% off codes so this will help. When combined with my Amex $30 off $100 deals it makes for some awesome deals! Totally agree, stacking these with Amex offers and referral credits makes for some insane bargains! Does anyone who's gotten the Wi...
by Dennis_L
February 9th, 2021, 11:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Realm is coming (2/9/2021)
Replies: 164
Views: 22192

Re: 2018 Realm is coming (2/9/2021)

Took my full allocation and wishlisted several as well. Sad couldn't even wishlist Dr. Crane though.
by Dennis_L
February 8th, 2021, 11:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Russell Bevan new project: Adversity Cellars
Replies: 12
Views: 3234

Re: Russell Bevan new project: Adversity Cellars

FMansfield wrote: February 8th, 2021, 7:52 am I ordered one of each on WineAccess and hope Bevan sees this and will grant me access to the Papas next year!
Ha! Same! picked up one each. Excited to try.
by Dennis_L
February 4th, 2021, 5:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Riverain: Discussing the wines, winemaker, owners, and anything else of interest
Replies: 71
Views: 3573

Re: Riverain: Discussing the wines, winemaker, owners, and anything else of interest

Steve Nordhoff wrote: February 4th, 2021, 10:23 am
matt d wrote: February 4th, 2021, 6:58 am Do they still make the syrah I have not heard anything about the 17?
We decided, after bugging Thomas for years, to make Pinot in 2018, when he finally agreed. It was sort of a no brainer to get access to Silver Eagle fruit.
Just opened this the other day. Did not disappoint!
by Dennis_L
February 1st, 2021, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Eurocave Premier/Pure/Revelation
Replies: 12
Views: 1380

Re: Eurocave Premier/Pure/Revelation

I have a Eurocave Pure. Not really sure of the difference between the Pure and Premier. You can’t adjust the humidity on the Pure. Like someone mentioned, you receive a cartridge with some sort of absorbent rocks that you can wet if your humidity is too low. I live in Southern California, and the h...
by Dennis_L
January 31st, 2021, 9:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Eurocave Premier/Pure/Revelation
Replies: 12
Views: 1380

Re: Eurocave Premier/Pure/Revelation

I have a Eurocave Pure. Not really sure of the difference between the Pure and Premier. You can’t adjust the humidity on the Pure. Like someone mentioned, you receive a cartridge with some sort of absorbent rocks that you can wet if your humidity is too low. I live in Southern California, and the h...
by Dennis_L
January 30th, 2021, 12:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Eurocave Premier/Pure/Revelation
Replies: 12
Views: 1380

Re: Eurocave Premier/Pure/Revelation

I have both. There's not a "control" per se, it is just a little box w/ some clay balls and if it gets dry, you pour a glass of water into it. You can pick up separately. I track both units temp and humidity (~1400 datapoints a day). Premiere: max 54.45F / min 51.47F / avg 53.18F Humidity ...
by Dennis_L
January 27th, 2021, 5:46 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glass / April 6th Update - DELIVERY TOMORROW
Replies: 273
Views: 18198

Re: Grassl Glass

picked up a set of the versatile for whenver we will be allowed to have guests again.
by Dennis_L
January 25th, 2021, 2:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official Costco Thread
Replies: 2362
Views: 334686

Re: Official Costco Thread

ATaylor wrote: January 25th, 2021, 2:05 pm
JonathanG wrote: January 24th, 2021, 8:36 pm
David B wrote: January 24th, 2021, 2:37 pm

Picked one of these up at the Almaden store yesterday. There were 2 left.
Had a friend pick me up 2 from the Mountain View Costco last weekend. I really wish the Redwood City location would up their game.
Try Foster City
Was at Foster City this morning. There were 6.
by Dennis_L
January 10th, 2021, 11:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 1568
Views: 146225

Re: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.

cnalda wrote: January 10th, 2021, 10:10 am What is this "a $100 credit for spending $1k"?
Perhaps I missed another deal.....
Exactly as it says, no need to register anywhere, when your spend hits $1K, a $100 credit shows up in a couple of days. champagne.gif
by Dennis_L
November 16th, 2020, 11:01 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Cali Whites - SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 762

Re: FS: Cali Whites

Where are you in the bay area?
by Dennis_L
November 9th, 2020, 9:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Realm save the date (Sept 1st)
Replies: 199
Views: 19692

Re: 2018 Realm save the date (Sept 1st)

Hi everyone, thanks for the continued dialogue. A few comments on allocations and the releases. The Spring and Fall Releases are completely independent with one notable exception. Earlier this year we created the Introductory Offering which allows new members to have immediate access to four differ...
by Dennis_L
November 9th, 2020, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 3344
Views: 421068

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

Thanks, all. I think I'm getting a handle on it. On the $100 credit after you spend $1000, does that happen automatically or is it one of those "offers" that one has to "activate"? If the latter, how do I do that? automatically showed up for me a few hours after hitting $1K This...
by Dennis_L
November 8th, 2020, 3:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 3344
Views: 421068

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

D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote: November 8th, 2020, 1:03 pm Thanks, all. I think I'm getting a handle on it. On the $100 credit after you spend $1000, does that happen automatically or is it one of those "offers" that one has to "activate"? If the latter, how do I do that?
automatically showed up for me a few hours after hitting $1K
by Dennis_L
October 30th, 2020, 8:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 3344
Views: 421068

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

YLee wrote: October 29th, 2020, 4:16 pm
frank n wrote: October 29th, 2020, 4:00 pm
YLee wrote: October 28th, 2020, 9:21 pm Got it for $162ish with tax. Not bad.
How did you get it down to that price?
Combination of amex offer and wineaccess free credits.
after you pick up 1K u get $100 credit too. champagne.gif
by Dennis_L
October 29th, 2020, 1:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 3344
Views: 421068

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

NickRut wrote: October 29th, 2020, 11:42 am That 16 HSS sold out quickly.
Shows available on pre-order to CA; maybe worth a quick call or email to CS?
by Dennis_L
October 26th, 2020, 8:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wine.com delivery fail
Replies: 399
Views: 24866

Re: wine.com delivery fail

Seems liek slowly recovering, the handful of orders I've placed caught up. I was able to push back one order becuase it shipped during hot spell (wine.com updating FedEx) and one order (oldest) needed nudging twice before they shipped it out.
by Dennis_L
October 11th, 2020, 4:52 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Weinboxes - SOLD
Replies: 1
Views: 268

Re: Weinboxes

LMK if u change ur mind I'm in Northern California so maybe not terrible to ship.
by Dennis_L
October 6th, 2020, 2:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: UPS really screwed up? What are my options?
Replies: 53
Views: 3227

Re: UPS really screwed up? What are my options?

+1 on shipping to a "store" location; i've had issues and I'm in the bay area, literally can drive to where they shipped from. No more problems once I signed up for respective apps and routed to their stores.
by Dennis_L
October 1st, 2020, 1:55 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine Fridge Accessories
Replies: 3
Views: 2022

Re: Wine Fridge Accessories

Congrats! Which one did you pick? Noodling picking up another one, been eyeballing craigslist but nothing popped out. Moisture / Dessicants - unless it is SUPER humid, you do want a degree of humidity like +/- 10 % from 60% relative humidity; Too dry dries cork out and too humid you dealing w/ moldi...
by Dennis_L
September 26th, 2020, 10:26 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS next of kyn #7 owc if you want it
Replies: 1
Views: 466

Re: FS next of kyn #7 owc if you want it

PM Sent! Im in California.
by Dennis_L
September 6th, 2020, 2:05 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: SOLD EuroCave Premiere L Dual Zone
Replies: 21
Views: 2778

Re: FS: EuroCave Premiere L Dual Zone

Man would love this if this was in CA.
by Dennis_L
September 2nd, 2020, 11:33 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Used/Open stock Zalto Universals (Waitlist Link Added 9/1)
Replies: 29
Views: 2648

Re: Used/Open stock Zalto Universals

Chris Freemott wrote: September 1st, 2020, 9:37 am Waitlist is now up - feel free to put in your requests.


https://cjfselections.com/pages/waitlis ... used-stems
oops looks like link is messed up for me. Says temporarily moved?
by Dennis_L
September 2nd, 2020, 11:26 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine Refrigerators
Replies: 207
Views: 41090

Re: Wine Refrigerators

Just a heads up: WE customer service is terrible right now and has been since March. I get it's the pandemic, but I simply cannot reach anyone. I've tried chat, email, and phone. No responses via the first 2, on the phone wait for 20 minutes then get disconnected - every time. It's a shame they're ...
by Dennis_L
August 27th, 2020, 1:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8521
Views: 632763

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

3rd time frontier justice up today LOL
by Dennis_L
August 27th, 2020, 1:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8521
Views: 632763

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

power hour pretty on-brand with rest of 2020, letdown after letdown
by Dennis_L
August 24th, 2020, 6:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 3344
Views: 421068

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

BTW, I just learned something from Rakuten. I asked them why I haven't seen the 10% rebate yet from purchases I made in June. They said this " Your eligible orders will always earn the rate being offered at the time your Shopping Trip is created." I take that to read, I won't get the reba...
by Dennis_L
July 19th, 2020, 9:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 3344
Views: 421068

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

another 100/300 wine.com code i've not seen on this thread yet: 7KBMAFR you can combo the promo code so: 1.) purchase GC via Raise ( https://geta.raise.com/DLIU9114 ); ~6% from them or if you're new you can use promo code: FIRST for 10% off up to $20 2.) clickthrough via ONE of the following: Rakut...
by Dennis_L
June 20th, 2020, 10:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 3344
Views: 421068

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

RyanP wrote: June 20th, 2020, 8:31 pm i just was still able to use two of the referrals.
thanks all!
here is mine if someone else needs one.
https://refer.wine.com/Ryan
Used urs here’s mine!

https://refer.wine.com/Dennis
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by Dennis_L
June 19th, 2020, 10:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Aubert Fall Release - Save the Date
Replies: 58
Views: 5362

Re: Aubert Fall Release - Save the Date

Steve Crawford wrote: June 19th, 2020, 2:08 am
Alan Newman wrote: June 17th, 2020, 7:24 am I was on the Waiting List, but was offered a case in the Spring. Bought it. But no "Save the Date" email for me. Emailed them to see what is going on.
please post/let me know what they tell you, thanks.
same boat! following.
by Dennis_L
June 10th, 2020, 7:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 3344
Views: 421068

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

another 100/300 wine.com code i've not seen on this thread yet: 7KBMAFR you can combo the promo code so: 1.) purchase GC via Raise ( https://geta.raise.com/DLIU9114 ); ~6% from them or if you're new you can use promo code: FIRST for 10% off up to $20 2.) clickthrough via ONE of the following: Rakut...
by Dennis_L
June 10th, 2020, 4:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 3344
Views: 421068

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

another 100/300 wine.com code i've not seen on this thread yet: 7KBMAFR you can combo the promo code so: 1.) purchase GC via Raise ( https://geta.raise.com/DLIU9114 ); ~6% from them or if you're new you can use promo code: FIRST for 10% off up to $20 2.) clickthrough via ONE of the following: Rakute...
by Dennis_L
June 9th, 2020, 12:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 3344
Views: 421068

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

Rakuten has also done a good job of when you just submit "missing" credit, they've been really good about fixing it quickly. After a few days if i dont see it in the account i just copy and paste the receipt via their web portal and usually resolved quickly.
by Dennis_L
May 25th, 2020, 5:29 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine Refrigerators
Replies: 207
Views: 41090

Re: Wine Refrigerators

I saw the post as well. I'm skeptical of it. If the units needed simple repairs why wouldn't they repair them and selling them for $1500+ I pulled the trigger on one right before the lockdown. I threw in a wireless tag to check temp and humidity and it's been super steady to where I've set it and h...
by Dennis_L
May 25th, 2020, 2:47 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Wine Refrigerators
Replies: 207
Views: 41090

Re: Wine Refrigerators

Hi Berserkers! Love the information given on this forum. I found a place on craigslist selling open box/new/maybe damaged wine fridges in fremont/Newerk area. Anybody have experience with buying from these places (has 30+ fridges)? Practicing safe social distancing, I am going to check them out in ...
by Dennis_L
May 25th, 2020, 2:38 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 207
Views: 19423

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

Is the offer still valid? Scroll up to post #201 for link to best available prices. Lurker here. newhere Moving resulted in breaking of glasses but also means I get to pick up some Grassls! Got my eye on some Cru from you guys. Question: Will VDLT be offering the tasting glasses? Also, looked throu...

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