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by PHuff
October 17th, 2019, 5:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Riedel Bravissimo glassware and balloon decanters at Best Buy right now
Replies: 19
Views: 1480

Re: Riedel Bravissimo glassware and balloon decanters at Best Buy right now

This deal appears to be back. I just ordered a 4pack of Pinot Noir Bravissimo for $10. Among other deals. To be picked up at my local Best Buy. I started here: https://slickdeals.net/f/13462954-riedel-bravissimo-variety-4-pack-glass-prosecco-wine-red-wine-double-old-fashioned-pinot-noir-wine-longdr...
by PHuff
October 17th, 2019, 5:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Riedel Bravissimo glassware and balloon decanters at Best Buy right now
Replies: 19
Views: 1480

Re: Riedel Bravissimo glassware and balloon decanters at Best Buy right now

This deal appears to be back. I just ordered a 4pack of Pinot Noir Bravissimo for $10. Among other deals. To be picked up at my local Best Buy. I started here: https://slickdeals.net/f/13462954-riedel-bravissimo-variety-4-pack-glass-prosecco-wine-red-wine-double-old-fashioned-pinot-noir-wine-longdr...
by PHuff
October 16th, 2019, 10:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Scherrer Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley
Replies: 24
Views: 620

Re: TN: 2007 Scherrer Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

Brian, Paul but if you go to the Scherrer website you'll see that there are indeed three different cabs, however when you look at the Specifications for each one all of the fruit comes from the Scherrer Vineyard just different sections with different rootstock. Thanks for the clarification Roger......
by PHuff
October 15th, 2019, 4:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2007 Scherrer Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley
Replies: 24
Views: 620

Re: TN: 2007 Scherrer Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

So on Winesearcher, I see the following listed: Scherrer Alexander Valley Cabernet Scherrer Sonoma County Cabernet Scherrer "Scherrer Vineyard" Cabernet Are these indeed separate and distinct wines? Or is Winesearcher just listing them by slightly different names but they are really the same wine? T...
by PHuff
October 9th, 2019, 8:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Last Minute Willamaette Trip
Replies: 5
Views: 490

Re: Last Minute Willamaette Trip

Here are some suggestions from a post I made a few years ago. Hope everything works out for you!

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by PHuff
September 15th, 2019, 6:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Looks like a lot of rainy cool weather in the Willamette Valley
Replies: 17
Views: 1874

Looks like a lot of rainy cool weather in the Willamette Valley

I assume that there are still a lot of grapes left to be harvested......Any insight from the Winemakers on the Board on how the vintage is looking?
by PHuff
August 31st, 2019, 6:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1999 Mount Eden Pinot Noir, plus very eclectic BTG in Maine (with restaurants)
Replies: 7
Views: 920

Re: 1999 Mount Eden Pinot Noir, plus very eclectic BTG in Maine (with restaurants)

So I walked into a cookware store here that also sells wine. And there's the 2018 Pascal Biotteau Anjou, imported by Mary Taylor. I'm not Paul, but here's a tasting note: Medium straw color, a little darker than the Pas St Martin. The aromas were similar to the Pas St Martin, a little more open. Th...
by PHuff
August 29th, 2019, 10:02 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB - Popeye's Chicken Sandwich
Replies: 11
Views: 1051

Re: LTB - Popeye's Chicken Sandwich

One of the funniest posts I have seen in a long long time......Bravo!
by PHuff
August 22nd, 2019, 6:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1999 Mount Eden Pinot Noir, plus very eclectic BTG in Maine (with restaurants)
Replies: 7
Views: 920

Re: 1999 Mount Eden Pinot Noir, plus very eclectic BTG in Maine (with restaurants)

My wife and I visited Maine in June. We went to a great restaurant in Cape Neddick called Walkers Maine. I had a really nice 2018 Anjou Blanc from importer Mary Taylor by the glass, I believe it is called "Pascal Biotteau Anjou Mary Taylor". I liked it so much that I bought all I could find here in ...
by PHuff
August 22nd, 2019, 4:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wineries to visit around Calistoga CA
Replies: 24
Views: 1365

Re: Wineries to visit around Calistoga CA

Give Tamber Bey a try. It is unique in the valley as it used to be a horse farm, and they still board horses there, so it has a different vibe. Beautiful property with a laid back tasting room inside, and they have nicely designed tasting and sitting areas outside as well. It's not an intense tastin...
by PHuff
August 21st, 2019, 5:19 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: SF restaurants
Replies: 4
Views: 1116

Re: SF restaurants

Hi Thales, I hope I'm not too late in sharing this link: https://starwinelist.com/san-francisco I am the founder of Star Wine List, a guide to great wine bars and wine restaurants. We launched the SF guide this summer, curated by sommelier Lulu McAllister Churchill. I hope your friend finds it usef...
by PHuff
July 29th, 2019, 12:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Short Nor Cal Trip: TNs from Rhys and Kutch Visits
Replies: 35
Views: 2699

Re: Short Nor Cal Trip: TNs from Rhys and Kutch Visits

I love Jamie's wines.......The 2014 SCM Chard is one of my all time favorite Chards from anyplace in the world, just a great wine. Agree and it was the first white he ever made... He made a comment about that wine in a big line-up against first rate burgs and said most of the burgheads pick that wi...
by PHuff
July 29th, 2019, 9:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Short Nor Cal Trip: TNs from Rhys and Kutch Visits
Replies: 35
Views: 2699

Re: Short Nor Cal Trip: TNs from Rhys and Kutch Visits

I love Jamie's wines.......The 2014 SCM Chard is one of my all time favorite Chards from anyplace in the world, just a great wine. Had a 2012 McDougal Pinot recently that was superb. I have been on the Rhys list from the beginning, love the Horseshoe Chard. I am crossing my fingers that I get some o...
by PHuff
July 1st, 2019, 8:06 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: sold
Replies: 6
Views: 661

Re: 2013 GTS

Could be the Seaver Cabernet GTS........
by PHuff
June 23rd, 2019, 6:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Calistoga wineries
Replies: 64
Views: 3320

Re: Calistoga wineries

Tamber Bey.......It used to be an old horse farm before it was purchased and rebuilt as a winery tasting room. They still board horses there, so it is unique to Napa. The wines are pretty good too, and they have a really nice outdoor tasting area. Nice people too.......
by PHuff
June 19th, 2019, 6:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pisoni gets no love here
Replies: 38
Views: 1794

Re: Pisoni gets no love here

The 2001 Pisoni Estate was one of the best Pinot’s I have ever had from anywhere......
by PHuff
June 19th, 2019, 5:54 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Looking to trade for 2014 William & Mary Cabernet
Replies: 2
Views: 279

Re: Looking to trade for 2014 William & Mary Cabernet

I suspect the 2014 might be a tough one to find someone able to part with 6 btls esp considering a lot of folks like me bought 6 but have already drank 3 or 4, they are so good. I would recommend contacting Will as perhaps he held back some btls of the 14 for his library. If you decide to get the 2...
by PHuff
June 19th, 2019, 5:24 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Looking to trade for 2014 William & Mary Cabernet
Replies: 2
Views: 279

Looking to trade for 2014 William & Mary Cabernet

I am looking for up to 6 bottles of 2014 William & Mary Cabernet. I have lots of great stuff to trade (Cabs, Bordeaux, SQN). PM me if you are interested in pursuing a trade.

Paul
by PHuff
March 22nd, 2019, 7:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fevre: Checking In
Replies: 22
Views: 1331

Re: Fevre: Checking In

A bottle of 2004 Les Preuses that I had about 4 months ago was amazing........A classic Chablis which had mellowed over the years, with added weight, but still had cut and balance. I have one more but wish I had another 6........
by PHuff
March 21st, 2019, 7:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Il Marroneto Brunello di Montalcino Madonna delle Grazie
Replies: 9
Views: 577

Re: TN: 2012 Il Marroneto Brunello di Montalcino Madonna delle Grazie

Is this the Riserva? Or is that the full name of the Normale Brunello from Marroneto?
by PHuff
March 7th, 2019, 5:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Farr Vintners retastes 2009 Bordeaux 10 years on.
Replies: 40
Views: 3711

Re: Farr Vintners retastes 2009 Bordeaux 10 years on.

There must be a helluva lot of Berserkers hitting that link, as it won't open for me........their server traffic must be too high..........:)
by PHuff
February 28th, 2019, 7:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Flooding in Sonoma County
Replies: 53
Views: 3359

Flooding in Sonoma County

It looks like some serious rain and flooding is affecting Sonoma County and the Russian River area.......Hope everyone is safe and dry. Are the vineyards affected at this time of year from so much rain and flooding? Or is it too early to have any real impact? https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/02/27/p...
by PHuff
February 23rd, 2019, 5:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 Premiere Napa Valley
Replies: 9
Views: 1029

Re: 2019 Premiere Napa Valley

Premiere Napa Valley and the week leading up to it are a blast. This was the third auction for us and our first participating in the live auction (our first two were online). Our first lot went to group in Oklahoma, our second to a group in Alabama and this year our auction lot was won by Gary’s Wi...
by PHuff
February 18th, 2019, 5:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2004 Domaine William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru, Les Clos
Replies: 4
Views: 451

Re: 2004 William Fèvre Chablis Grand Cru, Les Clos

Nice note Xavier........ I had a bottle of 2004 Fevre Les Preuses a few months ago and it was sublime. It still had the acid cut and minerality of a great Chablis, but with the mellowness that comes with some bottle age. It sounds very much like your description of the Les Clos. I guess 2004 was a f...
by PHuff
February 17th, 2019, 5:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tasted while at Lake Louise: Mellot, Pousse d’Or, Bouchard, Tolpuddle, Pio Cesare
Replies: 13
Views: 707

Re: Tasted while at Lake Louise: Mellot, Pousse d’Or, Bouchard, Tolpuddle, Pio Cesare

The Post Hotel is one of my fondest memories, and one of the best vacations we have ever been on. My wife and I took a trip through the Canadian Rockies back in the mid-90's, and spent a few nights at The Post. We also had an anniversary dinner there one night. I was just seriously getting into wine...
by PHuff
February 5th, 2019, 5:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Should I buy lesser ‘16 Bords?
Replies: 85
Views: 4622

Re: Should I buy lesser ‘16 Bords?

I’m not a huge Bordeaux drinker but I’m intrigued by the hype. I was very happy with several mixed cases of $20 2000 Bords and suspect that 2016 may offer similar opportunities. The catch? I’m 62 years old. .. When do you drink satellite appellations and minor chateaux? Why not? There are stacks of...
by PHuff
February 3rd, 2019, 5:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Learning Italian Wines in One Year?
Replies: 64
Views: 2205

Re: Learning Italian Wines in One Year?

This Website provides some interesting commentary on Italian Wine and Food......I also think that John Fodera posts here on Berserkers.

http://johnfodera.com/
by PHuff
January 31st, 2019, 4:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anybody Try Cerbaiona's 2015 Brunello Hidden in the NV Rosso
Replies: 8
Views: 735

Re: Anybody Try Cerbaiona's 2015 Brunello Hidden in the NV Rosso

Sounds interesting.......

Does the back label state that the wine is 75% 2015 and 25% 2013 juice? Otherwise, how would I know that it was the wine you are taking about if it is a NV wine? Is there any other designation on the label that would identify it?

Thanks, Paul
by PHuff
January 31st, 2019, 3:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA - Kistler Chard & Pinot '95 thru '07
Replies: 5
Views: 806

Re: PSA - Kistler Chard & Pinot '95 thru '07

Damn, that is some good pricing on some great wines. One of the best Pinot's I ever had is the 2005 Kistler Cuvee Catherine. Alas, it is already sold out........
by PHuff
January 28th, 2019, 2:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Where's the good, cheap Sangio?
Replies: 48
Views: 3307

Re: Where's the good, cheap Sangio?

You should look at Rosso di Montalcino.......There are many in the $18-$25 range that are tasty. In good vintages they can compare to their bigger brother Brunello
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 3:42 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BOUGETZ CELLARS - Dipping into the Library
Replies: 22
Views: 1296

Re: BOUGETZ CELLARS - Dipping into the Library

Thomas.....I am intrigued by the 2011 Eminence offer........I have had a few 2011's that were a bit too green and unripe for my taste, but have had a few others that were ripe but elegant, and really nice (the 2011 Rivers Marie Cab comes to mind). Tell me a bit more about your 2011........ Thanks, ...
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 1:39 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BOUGETZ CELLARS - Dipping into the Library
Replies: 22
Views: 1296

Re: BOUGETZ CELLARS - Dipping into the Library

Thomas.....I am intrigued by the 2011 Eminence offer........I have had a few 2011's that were a bit too green and unripe for my taste, but have had a few others that were ripe but elegant, and really nice (the 2011 Rivers Marie Cab comes to mind). Tell me a bit more about your 2011........ Thanks, P...
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 1:09 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Extended: Franny Beck Wines Screaming BD 10 Deals - WE WENT DEEP! UP TO OFF. Shipping everywhere
Replies: 61
Views: 3447

Re: Franny Beck Wines Screaming BD 10 Deals - WE WENT DEEP! UP TO 40% OFF with potential for more! Shipping everywhere

"UVa doesn't play again until Tuesday, so I'll be here all day, ready and willing to answer any questions! Just post them to this thread"

Not sure I can buy any wine from a UVa guy........

(Just kidding......My wife is a proud Uva grad........)
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 12:10 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Chester's Anvil - SOLD OUT The last few cases, 63% off!
Replies: 46
Views: 2938

Re: Chester's Anvil - The last few cases, 63% off!

Carole Meredith wrote:
January 27th, 2019, 12:05 pm
The Hattori Hanzo is all gone. Only 2 case of the Zinfandel left.
Oh well......that's what I get for asking too many damn questions!.......

Congrats Carole on the HH sell out!
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 11:53 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Chester's Anvil - SOLD OUT The last few cases, 63% off!
Replies: 46
Views: 2938

Re: Chester's Anvil - The last few cases, 63% off!

I originally posted this in Wine Talk, but as per Alan Rath's suggestion, it might get more eyeballs here. Can someone give me some personal insight into the Chester's Anvil HH Cab blend? I read the CellarTracker notes, and did a search on this board, but it would be great to get a bit more color on...
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 9:54 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Calluna Vineyards Deals with Shipping Included #BD10
Replies: 38
Views: 1667

Re: Calluna Vineyards Deals with Shipping Included #BD10

Just for clarification, are you charging sales tax for orders delivered outside of California? Like to NJ?
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 9:06 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Sandler BerserkerDay 10 4 Packs and 6 Packs
Replies: 47
Views: 3142

Re: Sandler BerserkerDay 10 4 Packs and 6 Packs

Ed, tell us a bit more about the 10th Anniversary Cuvee Pinot?......... Hi Paul, I came up with the idea last spring to celebrate the 10th anniversary with a blend of all the Pinot vineyards I work with. I thought back then BerserkerDay 10 would be abbreviated BDX, so I had the printers put that on...
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 9:03 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Liquid Farm - BD10 Offerings
Replies: 42
Views: 3732

Re: Liquid Farm - BD10 Offerings

Sorry if I am being dense....... But is the "TWELVE 3-pack vertical" 3 bottles total? Or 12 bottles total? The description says (3x4), but the pricing seems to be for 3 bottles, so I am a bit confused...... Thanks, Paul Wouldn't be liquid farm without creating some confusion in the orders . . . But...
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 8:41 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 9693

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

In for 12 bottles of the 18 EVOO........

I just ran out of my order from last years the timing is perfect!
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 8:37 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Liquid Farm - BD10 Offerings
Replies: 42
Views: 3732

Re: Liquid Farm - BD10 Offerings

Sorry if I am being dense.......

But is the "TWELVE 3-pack vertical" 3 bottles total? Or 12 bottles total? The description says (3x4), but the pricing seems to be for 3 bottles, so I am a bit confused......

Thanks,

Paul
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 8:16 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Sandler BerserkerDay 10 4 Packs and 6 Packs
Replies: 47
Views: 3142

Re: Sandler BerserkerDay 10 4 Packs and 6 Packs

Ed, tell us a bit more about the 10th Anniversary Cuvee Pinot?.........
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 7:57 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Cabot Vineyards- Something old, something new
Replies: 50
Views: 3184

Re: Cabot Vineyards- Something old, something new

In for a 6-pack of the AWFE Syrah! Will be my first time trying Cabot wines.......Looking forward to it!

Paul
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 6:46 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 10 (as featured in Forbes!) Master Thread - MASSIVE RECORDS SET!!!
Replies: 219
Views: 17594

Re: BerserkerDay 10 Master Thread (as featured in Forbes!) - OFFICIAL START 1/27/19 7:30 am PST!

Todd,

Will you post a new thread/link when the offers go live this morning? Or will the link be in this thread?.........
by PHuff
January 27th, 2019, 6:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BD10 Chester's Anvil HH Cab Blend Question
Replies: 2
Views: 293

BD10 Chester's Anvil HH Cab Blend Question

Can someone give me more insight into the Chester's Anvil HH Cab blend? I read the CellarTracker notes, and did a search on this board, but it would be great to get a bit more color on the style of this wine, other wines you would compare it to, etc.......

Thanks in advance!

Paul
by PHuff
January 25th, 2019, 6:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 William & Mary Proprietary Red Shifflett Ranch
Replies: 23
Views: 1835

Re: TN: 2016 William & Mary Proprietary Red Shifflett Ranch

blarmston wrote:
January 25th, 2019, 6:14 pm
TRB for sure makes the wines at RM.

Not sure about W&M though...
Sorry, I knew that Will was associated with Rivers Marie, my bad if he is not the actual winemaker. But for sure he is the winemaker at William & Mary, it is his winery and label........
by PHuff
January 25th, 2019, 6:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 William & Mary Proprietary Red Shifflett Ranch
Replies: 23
Views: 1835

Re: TN: 2016 William & Mary Proprietary Red Shifflett Ranch

blarmston wrote:
January 25th, 2019, 5:32 pm
Who’s the winemaker? I’ve looked around but can’t find out. On another note, a bottle of 2016 CabSauv is breathing in the decanter.. Can’t Wait!
Will Segui. Will is also the winemaker at Rivers Marie
by PHuff
January 24th, 2019, 6:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dehlinger live
Replies: 13
Views: 1052

Re: Dehlinger live

What surprised was the Cabernet. Second vintage in a row with very high scores from Vinous (96). Seems like an outlier for a $60 Cab, and I’m intrigued. Anyone tried these? I have not had any of the recent vintages, but I always look to pick up back vintages at auction, etc.......The Dehlinger Cabs...
by PHuff
January 23rd, 2019, 8:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kutch Spring Release, - Save the Date!
Replies: 28
Views: 2433

Re: Kutch Spring Release, - Save the Date!

Frank Murray III wrote:
January 23rd, 2019, 8:16 am
Order in. Went heavy on the 'Staff, as that is one helluva wine, at least for my palate.

Thank god mailer season is slowing, as I am now done for awhile.
Berserker Day is Sunday......Just sayin......:)

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