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by Robert M yers
November 22nd, 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Cayuse Bionic Frog
Replies: 8
Views: 727

TN: 2017 Cayuse Bionic Frog

I’m never sure if this is actually the best Cayuse wine as wines like Armada and en Chamberlin can for me show pretty special. That said if one is looking for a Cayuse wine style this has it x2. Funk funk funk, we find it unique and just so interesting from a domestic winery. What is the source Of t...
by Robert M yers
November 22nd, 2020, 12:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 TAITTINGER COMTES de CHAMPAGNE BLANC de BLANC
Replies: 30
Views: 2207

Re: TN: 2008 TAITTINGER COMTES de CHAMPAGNE BLANC de BLANC

Ok, so I ordered a bottle from wine.com ($160) to try and brunch today was a good calling. Absolutely no question this is top notch stuff. Bright on the attack but quickly some slight toast, butter and sense of richness notes emerge to balance the Bright acid here. Still leans towards acid but you c...
by Robert M yers
November 21st, 2020, 5:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The zenith of score inflation?
Replies: 36
Views: 2435

Re: The zenith of score inflation?

What did Luca and Wilfred give them?
by Robert M yers
November 20th, 2020, 5:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1846
Views: 190868

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

Maybe the begging links could be put in ones signature lines so viewable on all posts?
[rofl.gif] We need a pan handler emoji
by Robert M yers
November 20th, 2020, 5:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 516
Views: 38436

Re: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?

Merlot, Cab, Syrah, at least, was the Viognier maybe?
by Robert M yers
November 20th, 2020, 2:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse is Live
Replies: 194
Views: 11906

Re: Cayuse is Live

Dave McIsaac wrote:
November 20th, 2020, 2:18 pm
H. Schultz wrote:
November 20th, 2020, 9:15 am
Thanks Brandon;
Trying to figure that out now.
Go to your original post, and click on the ! button. Report your post to the moderators and ask them to move it to CC.
You are right of course but he doesn’t have the required 25 posts!
by Robert M yers
November 19th, 2020, 4:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: God, I wish critics would stick to wines and not burden us with their musical preferences.
Replies: 91
Views: 3792

Re: God, I wish critics would stick to wines and not burden us with their musical preferences.

I just read through all the replies to see if GOD had chimed in. I didn’t know she/he registered and if she /he does will Todd enforce the last name policy?
by Robert M yers
November 19th, 2020, 12:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2008 TAITTINGER COMTES de CHAMPAGNE BLANC de BLANC
Replies: 30
Views: 2207

Re: TN: 2008 TAITTINGER COMTES de CHAMPAGNE BLANC de BLANC

Still selling 06 and 07?
by Robert M yers
November 17th, 2020, 7:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 516
Views: 38436

Re: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?

Popped a #69 “Pride” off the truck today, and decanted for a few hours. First thought was uh-oh this is looking a bit light in color for Pride, Wow the nose is really great though. Aromas are really exploding right now and in that intoxicating way that Exudes some class. Deep red fruits leaning to s...
by Robert M yers
November 16th, 2020, 7:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1846
Views: 190868

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

Tyler F. wrote:
November 16th, 2020, 7:13 pm
None of the wine.com coupons work on Krug. I don't remember this being the case before. Is this a new restriction?
Ends in 97 now, it seems like it goes back and forth for some reason?
by Robert M yers
November 16th, 2020, 6:52 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: A few big boys including Cali Cabs coming from Storage
Replies: 4
Views: 1015

Re: A few big boys including Cali Cabs coming from Storage

Link won’t download on my iPad, not sure if others might be having trouble?
by Robert M yers
November 16th, 2020, 6:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.
Replies: 1846
Views: 190868

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

Wine.com has Walter Scott seven hills Chardonnay for regular pricing $65, but with coupons....
by Robert M yers
November 14th, 2020, 9:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7379
Views: 458019

Re: de Negoce offer

This thread is by far the best when posters are guessing the source of the offers - often with what seems to be stunning accuracy and insight. I can’t tell you how much I’ve learned by reading the guesses and related rationales as the possible source is debated. The attacks on Matt are needless and...
by Robert M yers
November 14th, 2020, 9:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7379
Views: 458019

Re: de Negoce offer

40 needs no aging and I can’t see myself aging any of the mere 4 cases I’ve bought. This can be a fun blip on the radar but I just can’t see myself using cellar space to Deep age wine I have no idea where it comes from. Do we really think in 10 years I’ll be regretting that that OG #xx isnt still ar...
by Robert M yers
November 13th, 2020, 9:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?
Replies: 288
Views: 18613

Re: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?

Decided to do it, then at checkout they are now charging tax! Takes It up to 171, at least I have free shipping, so I just got 1 bottle to try.
by Robert M yers
November 13th, 2020, 8:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?
Replies: 288
Views: 18613

Re: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?

It’s on Wine.com right now for 209, so if you use the $50 off coupons should be $159. That’s borderline for me....trying to talk myself into it
by Robert M yers
November 12th, 2020, 10:00 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Truffles 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 1186

Re: Truffles 2020

Any updates? Quality? Coupon codes? Seems like sabatini a few dollars less than urbani right now (though i don't know where shipping shakes out). Also for a first-time truffle orderer, if the plan is maybe one dinner for 2 with a little left for some eggs, is 1 oz enough? This is exactly what we do...
by Robert M yers
November 12th, 2020, 8:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7379
Views: 458019

Re: de Negoce offer

CliffM wrote:
November 12th, 2020, 7:40 am
Robert M yers wrote:
November 12th, 2020, 6:33 am
Donnie B wrote:
November 12th, 2020, 6:28 am
who knows what the pipeline looks like for upcoming offers?
Needs to be a sticky for this

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=169722&start=150#p3004295
How does this help?
Did you click the link and type in the label you were interested in? [scratch.gif]
by Robert M yers
November 12th, 2020, 6:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7379
Views: 458019

Re: de Negoce offer

Donnie B wrote:
November 12th, 2020, 6:28 am
who knows what the pipeline looks like for upcoming offers?
Needs to be a sticky for this

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=169722&start=150#p3004295
by Robert M yers
November 11th, 2020, 9:26 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Chili Crisp - Different Brands & Uses
Replies: 60
Views: 2808

Re: Chili Crisp - Different Brands & Uses

Here’s a new one for me. There were three peppers jalapeño and ?. I got the Habanero cause I like it hot, but yes it’s hot! I can’t believe how light and crunchy these things are though, really great stuff and I’m going back to buy the other to try. 76F286E1-6966-492D-B79A-CDDDFF3E12DA.jpeg This is...
by Robert M yers
November 11th, 2020, 6:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Walgreens Fedex
Replies: 57
Views: 2762

Re: Walgreens Fedex

I’ve had a couple dozen Wine.com deliveries to local Walgreens. Wine.com boxes clearly and obnoxiously say what is inside the packages. I’ve never had a problem.
by Robert M yers
November 10th, 2020, 8:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wine.com delivery fail
Replies: 360
Views: 20498

Re: wine.com delivery fail

It’s been a problem for me for several years in reality, must just be the driver and how far behind they are. It’s seems like those employees are basically running the whole time anymore. I imagine they get behind, drive the truck to the location so the gps registers and bolt?
by Robert M yers
November 10th, 2020, 7:42 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: What BEER are you drinking?
Replies: 16823
Views: 463845

Re: What BEER are you drinking?

Luckily caught an allotment of Tilquin Mure, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir. Love the stuff and hope to do a side by side soon then age the rest.
by Robert M yers
November 10th, 2020, 6:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7379
Views: 458019

Re: de Negoce offer

3rd time I’ve caught 50 as available and when I get to check out it’s gone. WTF! They are teasing me, that’s one I really wanted to catch.
by Robert M yers
November 10th, 2020, 4:20 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 88
Views: 4470

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Thanks for the pan info Kevin.
by Robert M yers
November 8th, 2020, 1:12 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 88
Views: 4470

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Are there special pans to go in the oven? My wife just ordered one and is asking me how to get the perforated roaster pan.
by Robert M yers
November 7th, 2020, 7:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2005 Sine Qua Non Atlantis Fe2O3-1b Syrah
Replies: 20
Views: 846

Re: TN: 2005 Sine Qua Non Atlantis Fe2O3-1b Syrah

Sounds awesome Eric, sadly for me it’s 9ne yea before I got on the list! I’ll probabaly never try it but thanks for the nice note.
by Robert M yers
November 7th, 2020, 7:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Champagne are you popping tonight?
Replies: 66
Views: 2046

Re: What Champagne are you popping tonight?

What's everybody celebrating? We often open champagne on a daily basis around here. And in actually we love all kinds of sparkling wine. We encourage drinking Sparkling wines from All over the world, some examples including those from Spain, Italy, Britain, Africa, Germany, austria, Australia and e...
by Robert M yers
November 7th, 2020, 4:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Champagne are you popping tonight?
Replies: 66
Views: 2046

Re: What Champagne are you popping tonight?

My first crack at 08 Dom right now and a 14 ultramarine rose on deck. I stopped by a local wine store today and every single person who came through the door was buying a bottle of bubbly!
by Robert M yers
November 7th, 2020, 8:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 516
Views: 38436

Re: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?

#40 seems about the same 22 hours later, a bit smoothed out but has that feel where it might fall off from here. Again, nice wine but not great imo.
by Robert M yers
November 7th, 2020, 6:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Giving up drinking for the rest of the year.
Replies: 23
Views: 1596

Re: Giving up drinking for the rest of the year.

Oh, I missed the punctuation joke, which is still going over my head for some reason. It’s early, need coffee I guess :)
by Robert M yers
November 7th, 2020, 6:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: de Negoce offer
Replies: 7379
Views: 458019

Re: de Negoce offer

Bailing on my post due to its unfortunate placement in the thread. Will address later if necessary.
by Robert M yers
November 6th, 2020, 11:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 516
Views: 38436

Re: What de Négoce wine are you drinking tonight?

Put a bottle of #40 into the decanter At 1pm today and started drinking 6 hours later. First thought of course is value because of course we are looking for 180/18 right...well this isn’t it, but...After I settled into it a bit some charms do emerge though. I found lots of the blackest cherry and So...
by Robert M yers
November 6th, 2020, 7:00 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1728
Views: 93252

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Fajitas!
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by Robert M yers
November 6th, 2020, 6:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon
Replies: 656
Views: 35413

Re: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon

I don’t ship $8 wine either. I’m not above buying $5 or $8 dollar wine though :) I just don’t ship it. I meant $5 wine shipped makes it $8.50, you can’t deduct shipping costs from bottle cost on wines I would have never shipped. I understood your point about not thinking about shipping costs because...
by Robert M yers
November 6th, 2020, 6:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon
Replies: 656
Views: 35413

Re: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon

When I’ve been (the appearance of) bait and switched it becomes about the principal. Maybe I’m biting off my nose... You keep calling it a $5 wine, I don’t ship $5 wine across the country so it’s an $8.50 wine. If I saw it on the shelf here for that price it’s a toss up whether I’d buy ONE. Maybe th...
by Robert M yers
November 6th, 2020, 10:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon
Replies: 656
Views: 35413

Re: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon

Uh-oh, looks like Groupon might be pushing back. “Just checking in - it has taken me longer to get a Groupon resolution that I had originally thought, but it looks like we should get an answer today. I'll be in touch when I know more, very soon.“ I didn’t realize I was waiting on a Groupon decision ...
by Robert M yers
November 6th, 2020, 6:32 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Sippin' Tequila Recs
Replies: 27
Views: 1975

Re: Sippin' Tequila Recs

Did anybody snag the Tesla tequila?
by Robert M yers
November 3rd, 2020, 3:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon
Replies: 656
Views: 35413

Re: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon

My thought was...per their explanation an employee decided to make this swap on their own (not sure that’s plausible) and when they got a few initial complaints they said “oh, sorry please keep it and we will refund for the mistake“. Then they find out a day or two later That maybe hundreds Of cases...
by Robert M yers
November 3rd, 2020, 8:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AMA - William Kelley edition - 12/09/2020 5:30PST
Replies: 56
Views: 1940

Re: AMA - William Kelley edition - 12/09/2020 5:30PST

Next PM = 24 hr suspension. Effective 12-9 I just pm William directly, if Mods would fix the pm system I might get a response one day. What system is that, exactly? It's always worked. When you have something in your outbox, it's because the person to whom you sent it hasn't looked at it. Could be ...
by Robert M yers
November 3rd, 2020, 3:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AMA - William Kelley edition - 12/09/2020 5:30PST
Replies: 56
Views: 1940

Re: AMA - William Kelley edition - 12/09/2020 5:30PST

Mark Y wrote:
November 2nd, 2020, 11:13 pm
Next PM = 24 hr suspension.
Effective 12-9

I just pm William directly, if Mods would fix the pm system I might get a response one day.
by Robert M yers
November 2nd, 2020, 2:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon
Replies: 656
Views: 35413

Re: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon

Sounds like they may want my case of CC back, which is fine, but seems like a lot of hassle for what can’t be much $ after two trips across the country
by Robert M yers
November 2nd, 2020, 12:10 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Keto diet tips
Replies: 34
Views: 2118

Re: Keto diet tips

Thanks Chris and Sarah! I feel much better, especially on hike with our dog. I will say I don’t look better as I haven’t broken down and bought new pants that actually fit yet, just a new belt to hold the olds ones up [rofl.gif] maybe I should dip into the Athleisure market for the first time.
by Robert M yers
November 2nd, 2020, 9:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon
Replies: 656
Views: 35413

Re: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon

18 central coast here. Requesting refund.
by Robert M yers
November 1st, 2020, 6:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: Krug 168 for $137
Replies: 61
Views: 5024

Re: PSA: Krug 168 for $137

Josh Grossman wrote:
October 31st, 2020, 5:35 pm
Robert M yers wrote:
October 31st, 2020, 3:49 pm
That Laherte Crayeres is a steal at $50 something too.
They don't ship to Ohio now [swearing.gif]
What? I wonder why? Haven’t ordered from them for a couple of years since the double tax started.
by Robert M yers
October 31st, 2020, 3:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA: Krug 168 for $137
Replies: 61
Views: 5024

Re: PSA: Krug 168 for $137

That Laherte Crayeres is a steal at $50 something too.
by Robert M yers
October 31st, 2020, 3:35 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Keto diet tips
Replies: 34
Views: 2118

Re: Keto diet tips

Thought I’d chime in and see how some of the others who were doing Keto-like diets are doing. I’m down 43 lbs (8 over original goal) in a little over 3 months. I have Considered throwing in the towel, but it has worked so well that it’s actually mentally hard for me to stop. That’s Really weird to m...
by Robert M yers
October 31st, 2020, 3:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No one knows this wine? TNR: 2002 Hospices de Beaune Mazis-Chambertin Cuvée Madeleine Collignon Marc Colin Grand Cru
Replies: 40
Views: 2125

Re: No one knows this wine? TNR: 2002 Hospices de Beaune Mazis-Chambertin Cuvée Madeleine Collignon Marc Colin Grand Cru

I’m no help, but if there is a bunch of it and you like the cellar Otherwise, maybe they would let you buy a single bottle to try so you could check the value to you?
by Robert M yers
October 31st, 2020, 6:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon
Replies: 656
Views: 35413

Re: Qupe Syrah rock-bottom deal on Groupon

It will be interesting to hear what Qupe’s response will be when some one emails them, since upthread the solution was for VWE handling the refund. Maybe Qupe will send the correct wine?
by Robert M yers
October 29th, 2020, 10:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Blowout wines spotted locally.
Replies: 24
Views: 2231

Re: Blowout wines spotted locally.

Billy Norris wrote:
October 29th, 2020, 10:50 am
Closeout bin sale at Sam's Club--2011 Don Melchor Cabernet for $8.31/per. Snagged all 8--what a ridiculous steal.
What! [worship.gif]

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