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by Tom Reddick
January 17th, 2020, 9:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1998 Chateau La Conseillante, Pomerol
Replies: 12
Views: 445

Re: TN: 1998 Chateau La Conseillante, Pomerol

Wonderful, gracias. Are the 98 Righties finally starting to reach their apogees? I'm still sitting on my small stash, recalling the ample structure these displayed when young. That said, I tried a 98 Grand Mayne last year that was really in the zone, so two datum points = data? Thanks for the great...
by Tom Reddick
January 5th, 2020, 12:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Prieure-Roch and Bernstein
Replies: 34
Views: 1789

Re: Prieur-Roch and Bernstein

I received an Olivier Bernstein wine in a trade a few years ago - not anything of significant value on my part, so I was happy to try something new. It was...not my style. Very oaky and extracted without enough acidity for me. No doubt some people like that style. I have never taken note of Bernste...
by Tom Reddick
December 30th, 2019, 8:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Struggling with Wine Storage
Replies: 16
Views: 1741

Re: Struggling with Wine Storage

I second the vote for Classic. First rate operation run by very serious and trustworthy lifetime professionals in the industry. Ownership of the highest integrity. As Shay says, the pricing is also very favorable. In the past year they have gotten very active about bringing in winemakers from around...
by Tom Reddick
December 26th, 2019, 11:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1991 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon Backus Vineyard
Replies: 17
Views: 662

Re: TN: 1991 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon Backus Vineyard

"Ho hum" and "Had higher hopes" parallels mediocrity and melancholy in my book. Twenty eight years is pretty risky for a Napa Valley Cab. I’ve had SO many amazing 1991’s...that anything but...is somewhat of a disappointment. And...28+yr old Napa/Sonoma Cab is not risky imo. Please forgive the threa...
by Tom Reddick
December 26th, 2019, 9:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RIP Chicago Wine Auctions (without buyer premiums)
Replies: 15
Views: 1170

Re: RIP Chicago Wine Auctions

What I dont understand is why are they allowed to charge seller fee for an item then charge a buyer fee for the same item. Looks like double dipping. This is how virtually every auction house works from eBay to Christie's- there will be both a seller's and a buyer's premium. The seller's premium is...
by Tom Reddick
December 25th, 2019, 7:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 2015 Fillottes Pomerol, 2015 Montrose, 2015 Marguet Champagne Les Saints Remys - 2 great debuts and a grand classic
Replies: 0
Views: 241

TN- 2015 Fillottes Pomerol, 2015 Montrose, 2015 Marguet Champagne Les Saints Remys - 2 great debuts and a grand classic

2014 Marguet Champagne Blanc de Noirs Brut Nature Les Saints Remys bright young champagne color, immediately on opening a rich nose of baked bread, white flowers and orchard fruits, on the palate full bodied with great depth- where Blanc de Noir champagnes sometimes have a good assertive and persist...
by Tom Reddick
December 19th, 2019, 11:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine auction businesses, if tariffs persist.
Replies: 14
Views: 1573

Re: Wine auction businesses, if tariffs persist.

Has anyone seen prices rising for Bordeaux currently on the shelf? It sounds like champagne prices have gone up at least somewhat? pileon Depends on the store. I have not seen it happen with the smaller brick and mortar stores, but with one large national chain and a handful of large internet retai...
by Tom Reddick
December 19th, 2019, 11:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1996 Château Lynch-Bages (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac)
Replies: 4
Views: 599

Re: TN: 1996 Château Lynch-Bages (France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac)

Thanks for the great note. It has been a good decade since I had this, but I have a few TNs from release until that point- and this never shut down in that time. Drank beautifully from day one. And Craig- while this is not the 1989. it is stylistically very similar. Based on the TN we have received-...
by Tom Reddick
December 18th, 2019, 10:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine auction businesses, if tariffs persist.
Replies: 14
Views: 1573

Re: Wine auction businesses, if tariffs persist.

They too may suffer, even if some benefit during the short run, as wine collectors patronize these venues either to monetize the price appreciation of tariff-subject wines, or to stockpile them before tightening scarcity. What do you think? I do not think it will have much of an effect in the curre...
by Tom Reddick
December 17th, 2019, 9:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: 2008 Dom Perignon:149.97 at Total Wine in the LA area
Replies: 36
Views: 2061

Re: PSA: 2008 Dom Perignon:149.97 at Total Wine in the LA area

I could not find this wine in LA anywhere for less than 159.99 at Costco even a few weeks ago on the LA Westside. Even when using WS Pro. I thought locals would appreciate the info. I guess I was mistaken. Sorry for the noise. Cheers! JF You were not mistaken- it is an excellent price from a mercha...
by Tom Reddick
December 15th, 2019, 9:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winning auctions for same or more than retail?
Replies: 44
Views: 2065

Re: Winning auctions for same or more than retail?

To broadly answer the question- provenance can have a huge impact. For older wines it can drive the price 30% higher than current market, sometimes more. While some provenance information is usually available in the catalogue, you can often get more if you call the auction house before the sale. The...
by Tom Reddick
December 15th, 2019, 8:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs Epic evening- Ausone, Palmer, Chave, Lafite, Leflaive, Dom Perignon, Muller-Catoir, Grange, Rousseau, Rouget + more
Replies: 5
Views: 649

Re: TNs Epic evening- Ausone, Palmer, Chave, Lafite, Leflaive, Dom Perignon, Muller-Catoir, Grange, Rousseau, Rouget + m

2018 Perres Blanques deep purple color, sweet plum and black cherry nose, on the palate blackberry notes dominate, ripe and generous, still very primary but if this can develop some game tones with age it could really be great, the only criticism I have is that the alcohol- while not excessive- is ...
by Tom Reddick
December 15th, 2019, 7:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more
Replies: 22
Views: 1246

Re: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more

Thanks all for the kind words. Rudi- I hear you, and FWIW I was surprised at how the 1998 performed earlier this year. It was great as expected- but did seem very primary. Note this was in a Magdelaine vertical- and so the differences between the wines were quite amplified in the mind. The danger he...
by Tom Reddick
December 15th, 2019, 6:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs Epic evening- Ausone, Palmer, Chave, Lafite, Leflaive, Dom Perignon, Muller-Catoir, Grange, Rousseau, Rouget + more
Replies: 5
Views: 649

TNs Epic evening- Ausone, Palmer, Chave, Lafite, Leflaive, Dom Perignon, Muller-Catoir, Grange, Rousseau, Rouget + more

Notes from a great 7 hour event last Thursday- pre-tasting, dinner and auction. So many notes I had to wait until I was sitting at the airport this afternoon to get them all typed up. Quite an assortment, but overall an unusually awesome group. Quality and length of TN will vary based on whether the...
by Tom Reddick
December 13th, 2019, 4:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Louis Jadot Clos St. Denis - Domaine Gagey versus Negociant bottlings
Replies: 50
Views: 2477

Re: Louis Jadot Clos St. Denis - Domaine Gagey versus Negociant bottlings

Every time I have been offered the CSD through official importer channels (Kobrand, local distributor to my restaurant) it has been the Gagey so that doesn't square with my experience. I have never been offered the negoce version through those channels. Thank you Nathan and others who have offered ...
by Tom Reddick
December 13th, 2019, 4:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more
Replies: 22
Views: 1246

Re: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more

Again great notes. Always loved the 1998 Lafleur, and while I agree backward, this will be as you say profound. I was surprised by the oak levels in all 3 of the Lafleurs. Is this a fairly new thing or have these always had that going on? My few TNs are from long ago and mostly older bottles, so I ...
by Tom Reddick
December 12th, 2019, 12:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more
Replies: 22
Views: 1246

Re: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more

Mark Golodetz wrote:
December 12th, 2019, 6:30 am
I am not sure pre Moueix but always a fair amount under their control. Usually little toasting.
Many thanks. At least there is still Trotanoy for me :)
by Tom Reddick
December 12th, 2019, 12:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Louis Jadot Clos St. Denis - Domaine Gagey versus Negociant bottlings
Replies: 50
Views: 2477

Re: Louis Jadot Clos St. Denis - Domaine Gagey versus Negociant bottlings

Tom, I remember we had discussed the two different bottlings in the past. What you're saying is quite troubling, and I will have to make a point to check the bottles in my own cellar soon. Thank you for raising the point with such clarity. I can't personally think of any other red Jadot vineyard th...
by Tom Reddick
December 12th, 2019, 12:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Louis Jadot Clos St. Denis - Domaine Gagey versus Negociant bottlings
Replies: 50
Views: 2477

Re: Louis Jadot Clos St. Denis - Domaine Gagey versus Negociant bottlings

Tom, that seems pretty extreme to blame Jadot for the ambiguity generated by retailers' e-commerce sites - Jadot, for its part, could not possibly be clearer about what's in the bottle. All the Domaine wines say so right on the label and carry the "recolte, elevage, et mis en bouteille" legend to d...
by Tom Reddick
December 11th, 2019, 8:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Louis Jadot Clos St. Denis - Domaine Gagey versus Negociant bottlings
Replies: 50
Views: 2477

Re: Louis Jadot Clos St. Denis - Domaine Gagey versus Negociant bottlings

I was on that original referenced thread and did some further research when I found out that the Jadot negoce version of Clos St. Denis is in fact made pretty much every year and exists side-by-side with the Gagey bottling. At that point I did a detailed audit of my cellar and discovered that the ma...
by Tom Reddick
December 11th, 2019, 2:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more
Replies: 22
Views: 1246

Re: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more

Again great notes. Always loved the 1998 Lafleur, and while I agree backward, this will be as you say profound. I was surprised by the oak levels in all 3 of the Lafleurs. Is this a fairly new thing or have these always had that going on? My few TNs are from long ago and mostly older bottles, so I ...
by Tom Reddick
December 11th, 2019, 2:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more
Replies: 22
Views: 1246

Re: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more

Great notes as always, Tom, I assume these were not ordered off the list at Tribeca--though they have a nice one--or am I wrong? Thanks guys- and no these were not off the menu. That would be well out of my price range. This was the annual Acker Workshop Holiday party where everyone does BYOB and y...
by Tom Reddick
December 11th, 2019, 8:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more
Replies: 22
Views: 1246

TN- 88-98-08 Lafleur, 95-96 Margaux, 02 Vogue Musigny, 90 Pichon Baron, 95 Rayas, a few 85s, Latour and much more

Started off my periodic visit to Manhanttan on a high note. Large holiday dinner with much bottle sharing last night at Tribeca Grill. Level of TN detail dependent in large part on what was enjoyed at the table all evening versus quick pours generously shared by other guests. As a general rule, ever...
by Tom Reddick
December 8th, 2019, 10:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 12 Maya, 88 Pichon Baron, 89 Magdelaine, 07 Comtes, 12 Togni, 98 Schaefer Spatlese Auction and more
Replies: 6
Views: 706

TN- 12 Maya, 88 Pichon Baron, 89 Magdelaine, 07 Comtes, 12 Togni, 98 Schaefer Spatlese Auction and more

Notes from a great Saturday evening Holiday BYO at Classic Storage Dallas. While I look forward to going home to Austin in a couple of months, I have to say the Classic Storage crowd here in Dallas is a group of people I am going to miss very much. Please forgive the short notes- this was a highly s...
by Tom Reddick
December 6th, 2019, 10:26 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Done- thank you
Replies: 0
Views: 227

Done- thank you

Found the OWC I was looking for. Thank you.
by Tom Reddick
December 4th, 2019, 9:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Speaking of Winebid...
Replies: 33
Views: 3454

Re: Speaking of Winebid...

So, I decided to try to sell some wine for the first time ever and went with Winebid. Communication and logistics have been top-notch. My wines are now live and I have questions for people who have used Winebid before; 1. Is it normal to obsessively check your sales page ever 2.6 minutes? 2. Do win...
by Tom Reddick
November 29th, 2019, 8:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN - 2012 Perrier Jouet Champagne Belle Epoque
Replies: 4
Views: 390

TN - 2012 Perrier Jouet Champagne Belle Epoque

2012 Perrier Jouet Champagne Belle Epoque just hit store shelves here in Texas, and so the family shared a bottle this evening to wrap up a couple of days of Thanksgiving celebrations. good light champagne color, at first rather sharp on the nose with lime acids and orchard notes, on the palate gree...
by Tom Reddick
November 26th, 2019, 9:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1995 Chateau Magdelaine, St. Emilion - and some advisory comments for folks with more than half of a brain
Replies: 25
Views: 954

Re: TN: 1995 Chateau Magdelaine, St. Emilion - and some advisory comments for folks with more than half of a brain

Thanks for the TN. FWIW, after a whole lot of Magdelaine tasting in the past year, I think the 1999 is the youngest vintage that is showing its best- but even so it has many years of life left in it.
by Tom Reddick
November 19th, 2019, 8:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 2015 Vietti Barbaresco and Barolos, 2016 Barbera, 2018 Roero Arneis
Replies: 13
Views: 1294

Re: TN- 2015 Vietti Barbaresco and Barolos, 2016 Barbera, 2018 Roero Arneis

On the TNs- you guys are quoting for the Rocche di Castiglione which is also a single-vineyard priced like its 3 peers. We had the regular Castiglione at the tasting I attended. I have not had the Rocche and so cannot offer a comparison there.
by Tom Reddick
November 19th, 2019, 8:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Are there objectively good and bad wines?
Replies: 100
Views: 3403

Re: Are there objectively good and bad wines?

I'm much more interested in whether a wine (or a specific bottle of wine) can be "evil". But before we can discuss whether or not good, bad and evil are "objective" terms, we must first define them....And it seems difficult to define "good wine" as anything other than a wine you like or a wine you ...
by Tom Reddick
November 17th, 2019, 10:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Are there objectively good and bad wines?
Replies: 100
Views: 3403

Re: Are there objectively good and bad wines?

There is a great deal of objectivity in the evaluation of wine. *** The notion of Leoville Las Cases, Leoville Barton or Lynch Bages being elevated in the 1855 Classification makes no sense to me. Sure they have all made some great wines, but they lack the breed and full potential of what the first...
by Tom Reddick
November 16th, 2019, 9:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 2015 Vietti Barbaresco and Barolos, 2016 Barbera, 2018 Roero Arneis
Replies: 13
Views: 1294

Re: TN- 2015 Vietti Barbaresco and Barolos, 2016 Barbera, 2018 Roero Arneis

Thanks Tom. It seems like the Castiglione has been closing the gap with the SVDs, but I haven’t done much side by side tasting. What do you think? In my 25 years of tasting experience, Italy has been sporadic until about 2 years ago. And I have very little experience with Vietti outside of the entr...
by Tom Reddick
November 16th, 2019, 8:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Are there objectively good and bad wines?
Replies: 100
Views: 3403

Re: Are there objectively good and bad wines?

There is a great deal of objectivity in the evaluation of wine. The unpleasant reality is that many people within the world of wine collecting and most people outside of it do not have the experience or the innate palate sensitivity to properly detect all of the elements of the more subtle wines of ...
by Tom Reddick
November 16th, 2019, 8:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN- 2015 Vietti Barbaresco and Barolos, 2016 Barbera, 2018 Roero Arneis
Replies: 13
Views: 1294

TN- 2015 Vietti Barbaresco and Barolos, 2016 Barbera, 2018 Roero Arneis

Notes from a public tasting. Reds double decanted about 90 minutes in advance. Limited notes given the setting, but a generous gesture that was most appreciated by a great many people. This is a very special group of wines, and I do not mind admitting I broke my 9 month self-imposed moratorium on ne...
by Tom Reddick
November 15th, 2019, 10:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Burg-o-philes; Tell me about Pierre Bourée Fils
Replies: 13
Views: 992

Re: Burg-o-philes; Tell me about Pierre Bourée Fils

Now there is a name I have not heard in quite some time. When I was in college in Austin, I belonged to a Burgundy tasting group where I got much of my initial experience in young and old DRC, Roumier, Leroy, Ramonet, Niellon, Angerville and many others. For some reason beyond my knowledge (this was...
by Tom Reddick
November 14th, 2019, 9:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ponsot...in general
Replies: 36
Views: 2453

Re: Ponsot...in general

Great threads- enjoying the commentary very much. For my part, I was laughing when I saw the title. Not at you OP- but at the notion of "Ponsot" and "in general" in the same phrase. As others have attested, the eventual variability here goes far beyond that of any other famed wine producer I could n...
by Tom Reddick
November 13th, 2019, 9:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 5001

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

Why sub $120? What better Champagne buys are out there for $120? I cannot speak to European pricing on Comtes, but I can tell you that here in Texas the same stores that were selling the 2006 for $120-140 a bottle are offering the 2007 for $160-180, which seems reasonably in line with the percentag...
by Tom Reddick
November 13th, 2019, 9:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 5001

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

It is kind of scary how many people are waiting on the 2008 CdC. I hope that they make a lot of it or the price [wow.gif] I think it is going to be pretty price sensitive. I will be buying from Europe, and the pricing needs to be sub $120 to be of interest. Why sub $120? What better Champagne buys ...
by Tom Reddick
November 13th, 2019, 8:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 5001

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

Anyone buying any Rose? Philipponnat Juste Rose and Philipponnat Les Cintres (100% Blanc de Noir so I consider it a Rose in a sense), but move fast if you want either. Not easy to get in the US and especially tough in 2008. I am told both are knockouts. Tom, I just ordered some '08 Phillippinat 152...
by Tom Reddick
November 12th, 2019, 9:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 5001

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

I’m buying a lot less these days but I bought Dom and Cristal after tasting them. Both outstanding, Cristal is killer. I'll probably buy Comtes. Has 2008 Chetillons been released in the US? Or has it come and gone? Come and gone as Michael noted. 2012 just came available, and here and elsewhere the...
by Tom Reddick
November 12th, 2019, 9:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 5001

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

Anyone buying any Rose? Philipponnat Juste Rose and Philipponnat Les Cintres (100% Blanc de Noir so I consider it a Rose in a sense), but move fast if you want either. Not easy to get in the US and especially tough in 2008. I am told both are knockouts. Probably Dom and maybe Taittinger once they c...
by Tom Reddick
November 11th, 2019, 11:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 5001

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

Another LVMH winemaker confirmed to a friend that there would not be any 2008 Krug. No 2008 Krug will be a bummer but at least we have the 2008 based 164 and plenty of other options from the vintage. No 2008 and no 2012 vintage Krug is ridiculous given the market position they are trying to assert ...
by Tom Reddick
November 11th, 2019, 11:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 5001

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

Anyone try the Pol Roger Winston Here is my note from a couple of months ago. Take it with a grain of salt- I am extremely picky about champagne and really do not personally like them when they have what I consider excessive sweetness and or fat. Does not change the overall quality- is more a matte...
by Tom Reddick
November 10th, 2019, 10:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?
Replies: 101
Views: 5001

Re: What 2008 Champagne Are You Buying?

Yong. With respect, a mistake. It’s the real deal. I also bought strongly in 1996, loving them young, and it has proved to be a great decision. No vintage since, until 2008, had me as excited after not just hype but tasting. Agreed. In my lifetime, I think the 4 great vintages have been 1982, 1985,...
by Tom Reddick
November 8th, 2019, 10:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Deal or No Deal? 2001 VCC
Replies: 26
Views: 1375

Re: Deal or No Deal? 2001 VCC

Very good deal- about half the current full retail rate and 40% less than auction. I am a huge fan of VCC, but I will also say that while I admire the current vintages it remains to be seen if the wines will ever develop the astonishingly complex and delicate aromatics of the great old vintages. 199...
by Tom Reddick
November 8th, 2019, 9:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shipping companies hates me
Replies: 60
Views: 2658

Re: Shipping companies hates me

Also, I dont know how UPS or Fedex works where I live but I see new faces very frequently. Depends on the route, but in busier areas there are often temporary workers used to help with higher volume. You see that a lot this time of year as well with the holidays coming- most city routes will have t...
by Tom Reddick
November 6th, 2019, 7:37 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a Special Bottle part deux: NYC Holiday Gala: Dec 2nd, Wu's Wonton King- ONE SPOT OPEN !: Check out the line up
Replies: 81
Views: 3950

Re: Bring a Special Bottle part deux: Can we squeeze another NYC dinner before Turkey day or early Dec ?

Thank you for your kind words Jonathan. Looks like my availability conflicts with what most are able to do- and I completely understand. Please don't shift it around just on my account- and if it organically works out where I can come, great. But if not- I will be back in the spring for a couple of ...
by Tom Reddick
November 5th, 2019, 9:18 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Bring a Special Bottle part deux: NYC Holiday Gala: Dec 2nd, Wu's Wonton King- ONE SPOT OPEN !: Check out the line up
Replies: 81
Views: 3950

Re: Bring a Special Bottle part deux: Can we squeeze another NYC dinner before Turkey day or early Dec ?

I will be in the City from December 10th to the 15th. The 10th and 13th are spoken for on the wine dinner front, but just in case this event ends up happening on Wednesday the 11th or Thursday the 12th, I would be interested. While in town, I am retrieving a nice selection of old Figeac and champagn...
by Tom Reddick
October 31st, 2019, 10:08 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Looking for people interested in getting paid for hosting wine tastings via video chat
Replies: 15
Views: 957

Re: Looking for people interested in getting paid for hosting wine tastings via video chat

Agreed with others on the title issue- in these days and times "expert" does not have the ideal connotations. I like Robert's suggestion of WineGuru. Wine Guide suggested above is also a good one. I have to say, I like the concept. My background is primarily private equity and brokerage, but with a ...
by Tom Reddick
October 31st, 2019, 8:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Found bottle of 1969 Dom Perignon
Replies: 9
Views: 1392

Re: Found bottle of 1969 Dom Perignon

1969 is an exceptional year for Dom Perignon. I have never had the wine- though interestingly I will be opening my one and only bottle in December, so will have a TN soon. From good storage, the 1964 and 1966 are still singing, so depending on the temperatures this endured it may well be quite good....

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