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by brigcampbell
January 27th, 2020, 8:27 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Sandler BD11 33% off 4 packs and 6 packs!!!
Replies: 28
Views: 936

Re: Sandler BD11 33% off 4 packs and 6 packs!!!

Purchased the Central Coast 4 pack and the 2018 Future 6 pack
by brigcampbell
January 26th, 2020, 2:56 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Riverain 2017 Tench Cabernet and some very limited library Syrah
Replies: 37
Views: 1255

Re: Riverain 2017 Tench Cabernet and some very limited library Syrah

Yes, 2012 syrah is great. But I have a sweet spot in my heart for the 2011. It was Steve's first vintage, 2011 was brutal for everyone, he was very reserve about sharing the first samples with no label, and it was amazing. Here my last tastes of each. 2011 Riverain Syrah Cardiac Hill Bennett Valley ...
by brigcampbell
January 26th, 2020, 2:17 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Sandler BD11 33% off 4 packs and 6 packs!!!
Replies: 28
Views: 936

Re: Sandler BD11 33% off 4 packs and 6 packs!!!

Also, the CellarTracker add links are brilliant! Thank you for these. You're welcome [cheers.gif] I tried doing this last year and got swamped. Then remembered at the last minute before getting swamped again. But I did get it working for Ed. Maybe next year I'll do more. Just so much going on...
by brigcampbell
January 26th, 2020, 1:14 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: PAETRA Willamette Valley BD11 Offers
Replies: 8
Views: 519

Re: PAETRA Willamette Valley BD11 Offers

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
January 26th, 2020, 12:31 pm
Paetra wines are stupid crazy deals, and I think there were more requests to have Paetra back than any other for BerserkerDay 11
Oh shit! I just purchased this! I'm on my mobile and thought I was in the early purchase forum.

Bill, cancel if you need to and I'll reorder tomorrow.

Ban?
by brigcampbell
January 26th, 2020, 11:17 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Di Costanzo Wines, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon | BD11 Offering
Replies: 39
Views: 1298

Re: Di Costanzo Wines, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon | BD11 Offering

Andrew A r n t f i e l d wrote:
January 26th, 2020, 10:22 am
What time is launch time tomorrow?
Not assigned yet... The suspense builds... [cheers.gif]
by brigcampbell
January 26th, 2020, 9:55 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Di Costanzo Wines, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon | BD11 Offering
Replies: 39
Views: 1298

Re: Di Costanzo Wines, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon | BD11 Offering

N. Justl wrote:
January 26th, 2020, 9:42 am
So, can we email at midnight or do we have to wait until this offer actually posts? I'm impatient....
Not until launch time.

The wineries report people asking to order early and there are spies checking everywhere if wineries are cheating...

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by brigcampbell
January 25th, 2020, 9:18 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Scherrer Winery - at last!
Replies: 38
Views: 1536

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Scherrer Winery - at last!

You had me at hello. That's some funny $hit right there. This will be the biggest BD newbie success every, that's my completely uneducated call. There's some limited stuff in the... [moderator edit: removed BD details] [stirthepothal.gif] Brig, as I sit here sipping my Negroni as a night cap after ...
by brigcampbell
January 25th, 2020, 4:32 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Di Costanzo Wines
Replies: 29
Views: 2395

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Di Costanzo Wines

Mark Morrissette wrote:
January 25th, 2020, 1:16 pm
Sounds great, and excited to try these.

Can anyone offer thoughts on agreeability or drinking window? (I have checked CT, but curious if there are any specific opinions.)
Better still, Erin, what do you recommend?
Thank you!
Does anyone know what wine they're offering for BD11? neener
by brigcampbell
January 25th, 2020, 4:29 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: SAY WHEN
Replies: 9
Views: 503

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: SAY WHEN

Welcome to Bererker Day - looking forward to seeing the offer and learning more! Rachel is great, the next generation of passionate winemakers. I know here as Silk's daughter, Brian's assistant winemaker, Falltactullar supporter, and proprietor of Say When. All that luggage and she's still an amazi...
by brigcampbell
January 25th, 2020, 4:21 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Scherrer Winery - at last!
Replies: 38
Views: 1536

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Scherrer Winery - at last!

Bryan Price wrote:
January 25th, 2020, 3:34 pm
You had me at hello.
That's some funny $hit right there.

This will be the biggest BD newbie success every, that's my completely uneducated call.

There's some limited stuff in the... [moderator edit: removed BD details] [stirthepothal.gif]
by brigcampbell
January 24th, 2020, 8:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 77
Views: 3049

Re: Grassl Glassware

If one had limited storage space and budget, what would be the group's recommendation for the best overall glass? I drink mostly domestic wines (WA Cabs/Bdx varieites and Rhones, OR Pinots, some Cali Cab), but a decent amount of Italians as well. Some Rhone. Very little Loire. If I had to stick wit...
by brigcampbell
January 24th, 2020, 8:20 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 Master Thread - FAQ/Updates/Info
Replies: 111
Views: 12118

Re: BerserkerDay 11 Master Thread - FAQ/Updates/Info

Budget? This year will be painful. Every year is painful. I always buy a few new producers every year but this year you could do nothing but newbies and kill it. I'll still buying from the regulars and the winemakers that post on WB, it's about supporting the cause and sharing the passion. They've b...
by brigcampbell
January 24th, 2020, 5:48 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Terrien Wines
Replies: 7
Views: 1166

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Terrien Wines

Dude, I just reviewed your offer. You're Fing brilliant. I'm PM Todd because that offer format needs to launch early for the "soak time". Let's see what we can do under the rules because the straight up launch times are random. Maybe a berserker business option. Let check. In the beginning: ten year...
by brigcampbell
January 24th, 2020, 5:35 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Terrien Wines
Replies: 7
Views: 1166

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Terrien Wines

This has wineberserker geeky-gotta have-cork dork potential written all over it. Love it

I'm watching...
by brigcampbell
January 24th, 2020, 5:26 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Scherrer Winery - at last!
Replies: 38
Views: 1536

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Scherrer Winery at last

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
January 24th, 2020, 5:25 pm
brigcampbell wrote:
January 24th, 2020, 4:34 pm
Saving my money for BD11!!!
Think of how much you'd have if you bet a legitimate amount and WON!?
Says the Packer Fanboy...
by brigcampbell
January 24th, 2020, 4:34 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Scherrer Winery - at last!
Replies: 38
Views: 1536

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Scherrer Winery at last

Saving my money for BD11!!!
by brigcampbell
January 24th, 2020, 4:31 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Scherrer Winery - at last!
Replies: 38
Views: 1536

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Scherrer Winery at last

I just finished helping Judi with the offer.

I have a side bet as to how many bottles they sell. I'd also take the over and double down on the over/under.

This will be sick
by brigcampbell
January 24th, 2020, 2:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 237
Views: 20837

Re: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)

Ridge is all in, the offer is all finished.

Nice! [berserker.gif]
brigcampbell wrote:
January 23rd, 2020, 5:17 pm
I can confirm Ridge is working on the offer now, saw the stub in the prelaunch forum. [whistle.gif]
Mark Y wrote:
January 23rd, 2020, 4:44 pm
isn't Ridge a first time participant? no "newbie intro" for Ridge? ;)
by brigcampbell
January 24th, 2020, 2:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserker Day Buzz on New Wineries
Replies: 20
Views: 1583

Re: Berserker Day Buzz on New Wineries

There's a new winery called something like Ridge, maybe.

they didn't post in the newbie intro thread but the offer is in...

wow, they didn't have do this...

Kelley Fox and Scherrer will be in everybody's cellar after Monday.
by brigcampbell
January 23rd, 2020, 7:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2012 Briceland Vineyards Petit Verdot Ishi Pishi Ranch - a deliciously quirky wine
Replies: 24
Views: 671

Re: TN: 2012 Briceland Vineyards Petit Verdot Ishi Pishi Ranch - a deliciously quirky wine

Uhh...

If this thread is of interest to you and you like Briceland wines, who doesn't, and appreciate PV then you'll want to watch out for BD11 Sunday and then late Monday.
by brigcampbell
January 23rd, 2020, 7:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 494
Views: 40030

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Briceland is in BD11. It's been a while since I've posted a note. 2015 Briceland Vineyards Zinfandel Dark Horse Vineyard - USA, California, North Coast, Mendocino County (6/19/2019) Such a unique wine. Flavors typical of a Zinfandel, with bramble fruit, shading more red than purple but then there’s ...
by brigcampbell
January 23rd, 2020, 5:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 237
Views: 20837

Re: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)

I can confirm Ridge is working on the offer now, saw the stub in the prelaunch forum. [whistle.gif]
Mark Y wrote:
January 23rd, 2020, 4:44 pm
isn't Ridge a first time participant? no "newbie intro" for Ridge? ;)
by brigcampbell
January 23rd, 2020, 4:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 237
Views: 20837

Re: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)

Scott Watkins wrote:
January 23rd, 2020, 4:10 pm
Scherrer too?! [truce.gif] [truce.gif]
Quitter!!!
by brigcampbell
January 23rd, 2020, 3:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 237
Views: 20837

Re: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)

More newbies including Fred Scherrer. Guess Todd wasn't kidding when Fred said he was in...

viewforum.php?f=82
by brigcampbell
January 23rd, 2020, 3:20 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Scherrer Winery - at last!
Replies: 38
Views: 1536

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Scherrer Winery at last

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
January 23rd, 2020, 3:07 pm
'At last' is correct! Glad I nagged Fred to join us!
For the amount of Dehlinger your household drinks he should personally deliver it.
by brigcampbell
January 22nd, 2020, 3:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 237
Views: 20837

Re: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)

Oh, boy...

Richard Albert just created an offer for BD11.

More "Davis Cellar" stuff. [pillow-fight.gif]
by brigcampbell
January 21st, 2020, 8:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Krug 168
Replies: 28
Views: 1559

Re: TN: Krug 168

Krug is ridiculously good.

I can't say I've ever had a bad bottle.

You want to hate them but the wine is that good.
by brigcampbell
January 21st, 2020, 8:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 237
Views: 20837

Re: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)

Hey, it's because I care! What works best on BD? Seems to be people being themselves. Really, that's the first piece of advice. People love the passion and sincerity. The connection to a common experience. Larry exemplifies that story. I spent 2 hours working on offers tonight. A couple of them... I...
by brigcampbell
January 21st, 2020, 12:53 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: iskaranu wines
Replies: 5
Views: 674

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: iskaranu

Hey! Welcome to your first berserkerday.

Not only does Greg love pinot noir he's probably the biggest foodie I've ever met. Definitely at the top of the list of people to invite to your potluck party. Ha!

And his wife is amazing too.
by brigcampbell
January 21st, 2020, 12:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 237
Views: 20837

Re: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)

BD11 alert: more newbies!!! Come check out their intros

viewforum.php?f=82
by brigcampbell
January 21st, 2020, 12:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 494
Views: 40030

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

hey, lots of newbie introduction threads for wineries participating in BD11 right here

viewforum.php?f=82
by brigcampbell
January 21st, 2020, 8:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your favorite USA Gamay?
Replies: 47
Views: 2371

Re: Your favorite USA Gamay?

Yes, yes you do! Man, I got to try that Vincent. 2016 Vincent Gamay Noir Bjornson Vineyard - USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Eola - Amity Hills (6/30/2019) Brought to a dinner loaded with Kutch, William Selyem, beaux frere and this wine was the WOTN for a number of people. Impressive showing. Dark c...
by brigcampbell
January 19th, 2020, 12:13 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 Master Thread - FAQ/Updates/Info
Replies: 111
Views: 12118

Re: BerserkerDay 11 Master Thread - FAQ/Updates/Info

deadhorse [drinkers.gif] Todd, I’d like to see each vendor specify in their offers which shipping option they use for orders. It matters to me whether FedEx or UPS is their shipper of choice. I have to ask each winery before ordering because I have different addresses for each shipping preference. D...
by brigcampbell
January 18th, 2020, 7:34 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Costa Rica Questions
Replies: 31
Views: 869

Re: Costa Rica Questions

Food at avion was good. Get a table on the deck looking out.


Josh Grossman wrote:
January 17th, 2020, 1:57 pm
Other things that have peaked my interest include:
Arco Beach
Remote, rustic hangout with a waterfall

El Avion
Restaurant

Eco Chontales Waterfall

Topolandia

Catarata del Toro
Waterfall and canyon
by brigcampbell
January 17th, 2020, 2:38 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Kelley Fox Wines
Replies: 33
Views: 3265

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Kelley Fox Wines

Steve Brickley wrote:
January 16th, 2020, 7:35 pm
The CellarTracker scores and reviews are impressive, too. Hopefully, see some library PN show up.
First Berserkerday and you want library wine?

Well... Let's just say Kelley Fox is a true berserker.

[berserker.gif] [berserker.gif] [berserker.gif]
by brigcampbell
January 17th, 2020, 12:04 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Di Costanzo Wines
Replies: 29
Views: 2395

Re: Di Costanzo Wines

Erin - So glad to see you and Massimo as part of the community here. For folks not familiar with the wines, these are well-made, elegant and high quality wines. The cab from the Farella vineyard reminds me of some of the Dominus wines from the mid 1990s, showing elegance and intensity in balance an...
by brigcampbell
January 17th, 2020, 8:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Visit w Di Costanzo Wines
Replies: 13
Views: 2250

Re: Visit w Di Costanzo Wines

Thanks to all for the immensely kind feedback and comments on the wines. Massimo and I both really value this kind of discussion, among collectors and enthusiasts, and we are grateful for the chance to spread the word about Di Costanzo Wines. We are working on putting together our very first Berser...
by brigcampbell
January 16th, 2020, 6:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 237
Views: 20837

Re: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)

Really enjoying the newbie's intros .... so many good options already. Just a few tidbits from behind the curtain... If I had to guess BD11 will have 100+ offers. All the favorites are there. There's lots of new talent, the intros are the tip of the iceberg for newbies participating this year. Watc...
by brigcampbell
January 15th, 2020, 8:56 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Costa Rica Questions
Replies: 31
Views: 869

Re: Costa Rica Questions

Barry just to make certain that Poppy doesn't get confused, it is Arenal and not Arsenal. You must be a football fan No But my spell check is! This is the butterfly conservatory I mentioned butterfly conservatory arenal Poppy, michael has the greater experience, I defer to him. Butterfly conservato...
by brigcampbell
January 14th, 2020, 6:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)
Replies: 237
Views: 20837

Re: BerserkerDay 11 is coming up!! (Jan 27, 2020)

Hey the newbies threads are up. Check out a few, more to come.

viewforum.php?f=82
by brigcampbell
January 14th, 2020, 6:36 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Kelley Fox Wines
Replies: 33
Views: 3265

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Kelley Fox Wines

This was a very popular requested winery. Look forward to snapping up something.
by brigcampbell
January 14th, 2020, 6:35 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Bien Nacido & Solomon Hills Estate
Replies: 3
Views: 1201

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Bien Nacido & Solomon Hills Estate

Welcome, Will.

I've had a few of the BN winery wines. Should fall right in the wheelhouse of many here I think I met the winemaker with Boheme at bersekerfest in Lompoc a few years back. Nice guy.
by brigcampbell
January 14th, 2020, 3:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Visit w Di Costanzo Wines
Replies: 13
Views: 2250

Re: Visit w Di Costanzo Wines

Erin will be offering something for Berserkerday, should be interesting.
by brigcampbell
January 13th, 2020, 12:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WSJ: America Drank Less Wine for First Time in 25 Years
Replies: 10
Views: 462

Re: WSJ: America Drank Less Wine for First Time in 25 Years

Don't laugh but White Claws and Truely are putting a hurt on wine and more so on beer
by brigcampbell
January 13th, 2020, 12:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rivers-Marie 100pts
Replies: 136
Views: 15941

Re: Rivers-Marie 100pts

AG just gave the 2018 Platt Pinot Noir a trippie diggie! "...The 2018 Pinot Noir Platt Vineyard is the single greatest Pinot I have ever tasted from Rivers-Marie. Rich, deep and explosive in its beauty, the 2018 is an arresting, breathtaking wine that takes hold of all the senses and never lets up....
by brigcampbell
January 8th, 2020, 10:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Virtual Tasting Series Compendium 2019 - WB Charity ***README***
Replies: 39
Views: 1615

Re: Virtual Tasting Series Compendium 2019 - WB Charity ***README***

Okay boys and girls,

this concludes this year's Virtual Tasting Series which raised lots of money for many good causes resulting in the world being a better place than yesterday.

Cheers

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