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by PHuff
February 9th, 2021, 1:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Di Costanzo 18’s drop Tuesday
Replies: 39
Views: 3197

Re: Di Costanzo 18’s drop Tuesday

Brian, out of curiosity, did you drink the Montecillo as a pop and pour? I opened a bottle of the 18 Caldwell last night and found it extremely tannic and closed up. I am saving the second half of the bottle for tonight and hopefully it will improve. Thanks. I opened it 6am Sunday morning, poured a...
by PHuff
January 31st, 2021, 2:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Becheur wine: 2016 Napa Valley Mount Veeder Syrah
Replies: 13
Views: 877

Re: New Becheur wine: 2016 Napa Valley Mount Veeder Syrah

How much does Becheur typically charge for shipping?
by PHuff
January 29th, 2021, 6:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Robb Report Praises 2011 Cali Cabs
Replies: 32
Views: 2044

Re: Robb Report Praises 2011 Cali Cabs

I have had some really nice 2011's.......Congruence Cab, Rivers-Marie Napa Cab, Cabot Humboldt Syrah, Kutch Pinots to name a few......
by PHuff
January 27th, 2021, 2:29 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Bougetz Cellars - Great 3-packs. 30/40/50% off
Replies: 50
Views: 1603

Re: Bougetz Cellars - Great 3-packs. 30/40/50% off

Thomas Bougetz wrote: January 27th, 2021, 11:52 am The 2014 Jovana is now sold out. I have added the 2016 Jovana in its place. Enjoy!
Tom, How does the 2016 Jovana compare to the 2014?
by PHuff
January 27th, 2021, 11:48 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Saunter and La Ciboulette Single Vineyard Wines - Up to 50% off
Replies: 65
Views: 3422

Re: Saunter and La Ciboulette Single Vineyard Wines - Up to 50% off

Order in! I grabbed some more of the 2014 ESV Cab, as I loved it after purchasing some on a previous BD. I also grabbed some of the 2015 ESV Cab.

HHClark, can you compare the two vintages of that wine for me?
by PHuff
January 27th, 2021, 11:11 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Bougetz Cellars - Great 3-packs. 30/40/50% off
Replies: 50
Views: 1603

Re: Bougetz Cellars - Great 3-packs. 30/40/50% off

Order in!.......

Tom, how long do you think the 2014 Jovana will be in its prime drinking window?
by PHuff
January 27th, 2021, 10:38 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BEAU RIVAGE WINES - 6PK VERTICAL
Replies: 160
Views: 6321

Re: BEAU RIVAGE WINES - 6PK VERTICAL

Order in! Looking forward to trying these wines!

How long would you wait to open the 2019?
by PHuff
January 26th, 2021, 9:25 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Riverain 2018 Tench Cabernet (CAB NOW SOLD OUT) and some very limited Library Syrah (Syrah sold out!)
Replies: 76
Views: 3699

Re: Riverain 2018 Tench Cabernet and some very limited Library Syrah

Steve Nordhoff wrote: January 26th, 2021, 9:19 am
PHuff wrote: January 26th, 2021, 9:13 am I can't get your Website link to respond.......you must be getting slammed!
Hi Paul,

Free free to drop me a pm or email to steve@riverainvineyards.com and I can handle it directly.
Just sent you an email Steve with my info.

Thanks, Paul
by PHuff
January 26th, 2021, 8:56 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Bougetz Cellars - Great 3-packs. 30/40/50% off
Replies: 50
Views: 1603

Re: Bougetz Cellars - Great 3-packs. 30/40/50% off

Just an FYI for some of you Berserkers who are on the fence, I have bought the Jovana and Eminence wines from Tom on previous BerserkerDays, and they are really great wines that punch way above their weight for the price. Lot's of ripe fruit, but not over the top, great balance.
by PHuff
January 26th, 2021, 8:38 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: *** EXTENDED *** VELETA GOURMETS BD12 DEALS!!
Replies: 160
Views: 4696

Re: Veleta Gourmets BD12 DEALS!!

Hello Nola, I am looking forward to getting a new stock of olive oil from you!

Question: How long will the 2020 Oil still be good? If I get a 12 pack of the 2020, and plan to use it by the end of 2021, will it still be good?

Thanks, and good luck with the BerserkerDay sale!

Paul
by PHuff
January 25th, 2021, 3:47 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 12 Master Thread/FAQ
Replies: 598
Views: 47363

Re: BerserkerDay 12 Master Thread/FAQ

What time will the "Preview Day" posts, and the "Early Purchase Offers" go live tomorrow? 7:30am PST, same as when everything goes live on the 27th? Just bumping up this question.......Thanks There's a lot to juggle, so I"m aiming for 7:30 am PST but 8 am is safer. Have to ...
by PHuff
January 25th, 2021, 2:22 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: 10-year Participants! Our BerserkerDay MVPs
Replies: 38
Views: 3918

Re: 10-year Participants! Our BerserkerDay MVPs

Congrats to all of the 10-Year Participants! I have bought wine from 3 of the wineries on that list, and some great olive oil from Nola.......I have been very pleased with all of my purchases......and I am sure that there will be more purchases in the next few days!
by PHuff
January 25th, 2021, 2:02 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 12 Master Thread/FAQ
Replies: 598
Views: 47363

Re: BerserkerDay 12 Master Thread/FAQ

PHuff wrote: January 25th, 2021, 6:38 am What time will the "Preview Day" posts, and the "Early Purchase Offers" go live tomorrow? 7:30am PST, same as when everything goes live on the 27th?
Just bumping up this question.......Thanks
by PHuff
January 25th, 2021, 12:39 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Cellar reduction sale
Replies: 3
Views: 948

Re: Cellar reduction sale

Hey Paul, I sent you an email
by PHuff
January 25th, 2021, 6:38 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 12 (Jan 27, 2021) "The Black Friday of Wine Commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 12 Master Thread/FAQ
Replies: 598
Views: 47363

Re: BerserkerDay 12 Master Thread/FAQ

What time will the "Preview Day" posts, and the "Early Purchase Offers" go live tomorrow? 7:30am PST, same as when everything goes live on the 27th?
by PHuff
January 13th, 2021, 1:13 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Looking for some de Negoce #06 2017 Napa Cab
Replies: 2
Views: 261

Re: Looking for some de Negoce #06 2017 Napa Cab

Kevin Stine wrote: January 13th, 2021, 9:00 am do you by any chance have any de Negoce #02 you would be willing to trade?
Hey Kevin,

No, I didn't purchase any of the #02......I do have lots of other great stuff (not de Negoce) to trade though if you are interested.

Paul
by PHuff
January 13th, 2021, 8:51 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Looking for some de Negoce #06 2017 Napa Cab
Replies: 2
Views: 261

Looking for some de Negoce #06 2017 Napa Cab

If anyone has overbought de Negoce #06 2017 Napa Cab, and wants to sell 6 or 12 bottles, hit me up via PM and let's talk!........

Thanks, Paul
by PHuff
January 11th, 2021, 1:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 1286
Views: 110097

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

Which Yesterday is it though? Oakville or howell? Just got off the phone with WA. I was told it only says Napa. Maybe a blend of sites? The 2018 Yesterday "Oakville" only said "Napa" on the label.......but in the description of the wine, it said it was Oakville fruit. So if the ...
by PHuff
January 6th, 2021, 6:38 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Sold
Replies: 13
Views: 1001

Re: FS: Sold

What was sold? I also find this insanely annoying. Never seen anything like it on any other forum platform. I don’t get why they would still get contacted if it said sold? I wasn't trying to contact the seller in an attempt to purchase wine that was already listed as "sold"....... My poin...
by PHuff
January 3rd, 2021, 2:54 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Sold
Replies: 13
Views: 1001

Re: FS: Sold

My point is that it would be helpful if people that post wines for sale kept the original post up, and didn't just post "Sold". Even if they want to keep the ultimate sale price private (totally legit), it would give others some idea of the value placed on a specific set of wines. Just my ...
by PHuff
January 3rd, 2021, 1:39 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Sold
Replies: 13
Views: 1001

Re: FS: Sold

What was sold?
by PHuff
December 29th, 2020, 11:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Off vintages that took you by surprise.
Replies: 73
Views: 3115

Re: Off vintages that took you by surprise.

2011 Napa......The wines are a bit less ripe than surrounding years, and more linear, but I have had several that were very good
by PHuff
December 14th, 2020, 2:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Zachy’s DC
Replies: 8
Views: 1307

Re: Zachy’s DC

Does anyone have an inside number to reach an actual live person there, maybe an extension#? Phoning their regular number is an exercise in phone hold hell, as, it seems, is getting them to deliver an order to DC itself, the reason for my numerous unsuccessful calls. Thanks for any help. Frank, Sen...
by PHuff
December 11th, 2020, 10:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Spectator Top 100 Thread
Replies: 141
Views: 16126

Re: Wine Spectator Top 100 Thread

Chris Seiber wrote: December 11th, 2020, 10:21 am How do you pronounce Ygay?
EEE-GAY?
by PHuff
December 6th, 2020, 4:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Turley Cabernet Sauvignon Estate (USA, California, Napa Valley)
Replies: 17
Views: 1201

Re: TN: 2018 Turley Cabernet Sauvignon Estate (USA, California, Napa Valley)

Just curious.....what was the ABV% on that wine?
by PHuff
December 5th, 2020, 4:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Value White Burgundy (Under $20) [POLL ADDED]
Replies: 27
Views: 1668

Re: Best Value White Burgundy (Under $20)

Joseph Drouhin Saint Véran is usually a solid choice and can often be found around $15. Agree with this selection...... I commented on this wine in another thread. Over the Summer I was looking for a nice white I could open whenever I wanted without even having to care about the price or vintage or...
by PHuff
November 28th, 2020, 4:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WOTYs 2020 Edition -- and your Discovery of the Year
Replies: 181
Views: 14838

Re: WOTYs 2020 Edition -- and your Discovery of the Year

WOTY...... I have two: 2014 William & Mary Shifflett Vineyard Cabernet. W&M is quickly becoming my favorite Napa Cab. Great vineyard and great winemaking...... 1997 Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet. A great wine year in and year out, this one was perfectly aged and was everything you could ev...
by PHuff
November 27th, 2020, 10:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 8584
Views: 641845

Re: de Negoce offer

Lots of bottles up for offer with free shipping. Anyone buying a second of any of these? The link in the e-mail shows a blank page for me. Yeah, for both desktop and mobile when I click on the link in the black friday email, it just shows me two shipping "products" ("re-ship fee"...
by PHuff
November 18th, 2020, 5:27 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Looking for some 2010 Calluna "Aux Raynauds" Merlot
Replies: 0
Views: 129

Looking for some 2010 Calluna "Aux Raynauds" Merlot

I know it is a long shot, but I am looking for some 2010 Calluna "Aux Raynauds" Merlot. I have lots of great stuff to trade if anyone has some of the Calluna to trade. Let me know!

Paul
by PHuff
November 16th, 2020, 9:09 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Coming soon: large haul of Swan and Dehlinger
Replies: 19
Views: 1591

Re: Coming soon: large haul of Swan and Dehlinger

I am also interested.....sent you a PM
by PHuff
October 23rd, 2020, 5:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 858
Views: 92685

Re: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?

Received my #25 Spring Mountain Cab today......Had anyone Pobega'd one of these babies yet?........... Just did. Arrived this afternoon and I coravined a 1/3 of a bottle into the decanter about 30 min ago. Early sips feel like old school cab and would be consistent with how Spring Mtn Vineyard cabe...
by PHuff
October 23rd, 2020, 4:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 858
Views: 92685

Re: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?

Received my #25 Spring Mountain Cab today......Had anyone Pobega'd one of these babies yet?...........
by PHuff
October 23rd, 2020, 11:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: I'll take "Pinot vs Pauillac" for $2000, Alex
Replies: 20
Views: 1471

Wine Mix-Up at Balthazar.......$18 Pinot and an 89 Mouton

The story speaks for itself......but the fact that 4 Wall Street guys didn't immediately realize that they were drinking an $18 Pinot and not an 89 Mouton is classic

by PHuff
October 22nd, 2020, 1:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 8584
Views: 641845

Re: de Negoce offer

Newbie here, really tempted to pull trigger on N.73 Russian River Chardonnay. Am I likely to get burned on this? Hard to get burned on a Russian River Valley Chard for $10/bottle that has scored 90+ in recent vintages. How bad could it be? If it doesn't push your buttons, you could always serve it ...
by PHuff
October 18th, 2020, 1:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 8584
Views: 641845

Re: de Negoce offer

It's gotta be Dehlinger I agree it's probably Dehlinger......Dehlinger Cabs are one of my favorite Cabs in all of California. But I don't get it, Dehlinger never seems to have any problem selling their Cabs, they are in high demand.......Not sure why Tom Dehlinger would go this route I saw the emai...
by PHuff
October 7th, 2020, 5:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 8584
Views: 641845

Re: de Negoce offer

No comments about Cam's letter that he just sent out? I understand what he is saying regarding microbial stability and filtering - but that is not the same as potential heat damage. This is NOT to say that he isn't right, but it's just not something I've heard any other winemaker talk about in the ...
by PHuff
October 4th, 2020, 4:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 DeNegoce OG No. 06 2017 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
Replies: 1
Views: 494

Re: TN: 2017 DeNegoce OG No. 06 2017 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

Hey Eric, nice notes.......I generally agree with your assessment of OG #6. I received my shipment shortly after the offer went out. I had asked for it to be held for cooler weather, but it slipped through the cracks and I ended-up getting my case when the weather was like high 80's/low 90's all thr...
by PHuff
September 27th, 2020, 5:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The way too early look at 2020 in Willamette Valley
Replies: 79
Views: 4833

Re: The way too early look at 2020 in Willamette Valley

+1 We’re testing for smoke taint, and outside of that things are great. Early picks are two weeks in and stellar so far. Later picks are getting going but the cluster and fruit is just fantastic(except for the lack of it). I am not a low yields junkie, but pairing a cool season with a small crop is...
by PHuff
September 26th, 2020, 6:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The way too early look at 2020 in Willamette Valley
Replies: 79
Views: 4833

Re: The way too early look at 2020 in Willamette Valley

Summer wasn’t hot by modern standards. I’ve picked Chardonnay and the first Pinot noir and Pinot Gris for red wine. Still 70% on the vine. Yeah I’m happy for the rain, wash the fruit and keep sugars from soaring when we get some heat back next week. Everything so far has been ideal...except the und...
by PHuff
September 23rd, 2020, 4:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The way too early look at 2020 in Willamette Valley
Replies: 79
Views: 4833

Re: The way too early look at 2020 in Willamette Valley

Love to hear some updates from Jim, Marcus, Todd, Vincent, and any other winemakers and vineyard managers on the ground. Looks like a lot of rain the next four days in the Valley......It seemed like it was a warm/hot summer, have most growers already picked their fruit for the most part? Or is a si...
by PHuff
August 30th, 2020, 4:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 8584
Views: 641845

Re: de Negoce offer

That certainly went fast!......I had just gotten back from a run with my dog, opened my email, saw the offer and read the description. By the time I clicked on "buy now" it was sold out.......Cameron can really move some wine!
by PHuff
August 22nd, 2020, 7:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineAccess Thread - Wines, Tasting Notes, Deals, etc.
Replies: 1286
Views: 110097

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

If the description is accurate it has to be Harlan. They describe the source as a "hillside vineyard... planted decades ago at places where open plans and hills meet wild woodlands: border zones teeming with life, lending this wine a coiled energy. All exposures - northern, eastern, southern, ...
by PHuff
August 18th, 2020, 12:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Spottswoode/Madrona Ranch
Replies: 15
Views: 1382

Re: Spottswoode/Madrona Ranch

Hello all, New to the boards here, Napa cabernet is one of my loves in wine (along with German Riesling, Burgundy, Italian Reds, ahh the list goes on). Anyways, I was curious if anyone here had enough experience with Spottswoode and Abreu Madrona Ranch to note if there was much similarity between t...
by PHuff
August 18th, 2020, 4:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hennessey Fire, Napa
Replies: 62
Views: 7860

Re: Hennessey Fire, Napa

Fire personnel are spread thin since many No Cal FD's sent units to fight major fires in northern and southern California. That seems to be the refrain in the west in recent years. Resources spread thin. Lack of community resolve to have the wherewithal to nip a fire in the bud. It happens here, to...
by PHuff
August 17th, 2020, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hennessey Fire, Napa
Replies: 62
Views: 7860

Re: Hennessey Fire, Napa

Any updates on the Hennessy Fire?.........
by PHuff
August 17th, 2020, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa Heatwave......
Replies: 120
Views: 7519

Re: Napa Heatwave......

Any updates on the Hennessy Fire?.........
by PHuff
August 16th, 2020, 7:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa Heatwave......
Replies: 120
Views: 7519

Re: Napa Heatwave......

Some amazing shots of this morning’s light show from Jenner at the mouth of the Russian River. 165A92D8-CB15-4F04-996A-0E11DFFA1EDD.pngA5779361-246F-4399-B0F6-252C88FFE4CD.pngC795A013-5A59-475A-98FD-CC885510DF05.png08C42530-AE72-4AEC-8815-71D0EA5A6080.pngF25A7B5F-A443-4FAE-92F0-E3635FA16D5B.png2DEA...
by PHuff
August 16th, 2020, 7:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Philadelphia Area Off-site Storage Options
Replies: 26
Views: 1004

Re: Philadelphia Area Off-site Storage Options

Domaine in Edison is only about 90 minutes from Philly, that is probably your best option.......

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