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by brigcampbell
January 27th, 2022, 8:45 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 13 (TODAY! OFFERS POSTING IN HERE) - 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Sandler BerserkerDay 13 6 Packs and 4 Packs 30% off!
Replies: 38
Views: 1518

Re: Sandler BerserkerDay 13 6 Packs and 4 Packs 30% off!

Keith Koshk!n wrote: January 27th, 2022, 8:03 am Frankly, this is my easiest purchase of the year each Berserker Day.
Bingo!

In for a sixer and will reload too. LOL
by brigcampbell
January 26th, 2022, 6:11 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 13 (TODAY! OFFERS POSTING IN HERE) - 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: MATURE BORD, BURG AND CA WINES FROM ONE OWNER CELLARS
Replies: 11
Views: 1019

Re: MATURE BORD, BURG AND CA WINES FROM ONE OWNER CELLARS

For people that may be new to wineberserkers and Richard, he's 100% legit. Many people have purchased his extraordinary wines over the many Berserkerdays that he's participated in. C.Fu and myself included. We are very fortunate and thankful to have him as part of our community as someone that share...
by brigcampbell
January 26th, 2022, 5:11 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 13 (TODAY! OFFERS POSTING IN HERE) - 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Our Wines! THE UNICORN. SUB $15 Pinot
Replies: 53
Views: 1495

Re: Our Wines! THE UNICORN. SUB $15 Pinot

brigcampbell wrote: January 26th, 2022, 2:15 pm Save me a case! Im driving.

In. Email sent since I'm in California. [cheers.gif]
by brigcampbell
January 26th, 2022, 4:47 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 13 (TODAY! OFFERS POSTING IN HERE) - 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: BerserkerDay 13 Master Thread/FAQ
Replies: 225
Views: 20076

Re: BerserkerDay 13 Master Thread/FAQ

Just finished cleaning up the last few auction items that needed more details or clarification.

Someone already PM me "how many people can I bring to Morgan Ranch for the deck party?" It's a huge ranch with a big deck! Regardless, you'll be outnumber by the cattle. LOL
by brigcampbell
January 26th, 2022, 2:10 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 13 (TODAY! OFFERS POSTING IN HERE) - 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Franny Beck- PURE FIRE! Simply the Greatest Berserker Deals Year in and Year Out! PURE FIRE!
Replies: 56
Views: 1748

Re: Franny Beck- PURE FIRE! Simply the Greatest Berserker Deals Year in and Year Out! PURE FIRE!

Keith MK wrote: January 26th, 2022, 10:21 am In for 4 vintage packs. Thanks to all for your great comments here and elsewhere (I did my BD homework as a Newbie). Excited to try. Maybe back for more. :-)
Nice!

Homework? What's that? LOL

Great choice

Impulse buy!
by brigcampbell
January 23rd, 2022, 4:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!
Replies: 174
Views: 5711

Re: CONTEST! Create A BerserkerDay Meme!

https://i.ibb.co/MB1FxnY/B243-EE5-C-E188-40-AE-AF6-F-AFA9-C2-F90-E66.png Funny story about putting someone on ignore. IIRC... There was an berserkerday auction winner and Todd tried to collect from the second place bid. I said "hey what about this guy? That was the high bid." Todd "o...
by brigcampbell
January 22nd, 2022, 6:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BD13 - picking up steam
Replies: 129
Views: 8859

Re: BD13 - picking up steam

I listened to the whole IG live and missed Walter Scott dropping the line on what theyre offering! can someone spill it?? One word: library The team graciously donated something very special to the auction. Say you wanted a vertical of every chardonnay from Walter Scott. How could you get that?
by brigcampbell
January 22nd, 2022, 6:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BD13 - picking up steam
Replies: 129
Views: 8859

Re: BD13 - picking up steam

I mentioned earlier in the thread that BD13 would have fewer offers.

Wrong
by brigcampbell
January 21st, 2022, 1:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BD13 - picking up steam
Replies: 129
Views: 8859

Re: BD13 - picking up steam

Well,🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 From another thread. Richard really adds a special facet to BD, so unique and a terrific guy. In the 80s, I recall a comment circulated about that 1974 BV which claimed there were two releases, one problematic. No help on the BV winemaker. Coincidently, it appears that a rare BV by Tcheli...
by brigcampbell
January 18th, 2022, 9:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BD13 - picking up steam
Replies: 129
Views: 8859

Re: BD13 - picking up steam

Shippers are pure evil
by brigcampbell
January 18th, 2022, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Perrotti-Brown to launch her own publication
Replies: 205
Views: 10250

Re: Perrotti-Brown to launch her own publication

I think LPB tossing others under the bus is disingenuous and a poor attempt to add credibility to the new effort. It looks bad, IMHO.

Want to air the dirty laundry then write a book.
by brigcampbell
January 17th, 2022, 5:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Perrotti-Brown to launch her own publication
Replies: 205
Views: 10250

Re: Perrotti-Brown to launch her own publication

The thing I get out of this and other actions like Vinous is the model doesn't work.

There was a time when it did but no longer. Say goodbye to the horse and buggy.
by brigcampbell
January 13th, 2022, 4:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BD13 - picking up steam
Replies: 129
Views: 8859

Re: BD13 - picking up steam

Things are moving quickly this year. Lots of excitement with the participants. Great to see. I'm working with the auction items and it's crazy stuff, again. A donor said "think berserkers would appreciate a mixed case of library wines..." Uh.. yeah. Any producers mention half bottles? Tha...
by brigcampbell
January 13th, 2022, 12:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BD13 - picking up steam
Replies: 129
Views: 8859

Re: BD13 - picking up steam

Things are moving quickly this year. Lots of excitement with the participants. Great to see.

I'm working with the auction items and it's crazy stuff, again. A donor said "think berserkers would appreciate a mixed case of library wines..."

Uh.. yeah.
by brigcampbell
January 11th, 2022, 1:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BD13 - picking up steam
Replies: 129
Views: 8859

Re: BD13 - picking up steam

First, there will be fewer offers this year. The reason is many producers were significantly impacted by smoke in 2020. View their lack of participation as "zero discount" as they're in survival mode. For the producers that I work with and recruit I always say participate in berserker day ...
by brigcampbell
January 8th, 2022, 8:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another Shitty '07 Oregon Pinot Noir
Replies: 545
Views: 51271

Re: Another Shitty '07 Oregon Pinot Noir

JBrochu wrote: January 8th, 2022, 8:10 pm My oldest shitty wines from Oregon are 2014. Somebody send me a PM when the thread gets there!
That's great!

I've only had a few shitty 07' but this is one of my favorite threads.

Makes me happy and there's the Bob factor.
by brigcampbell
January 8th, 2022, 7:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BD13 - picking up steam
Replies: 129
Views: 8859

BD13 - picking up steam

Only because Todd says don't say anything about berserker day I feel like it's my innate responsibility to violate that oath. The participants are already getting after it and the berserker council is actively involved which is so awesome. Going to be another spectacular year. Hello cellar make some...
by brigcampbell
January 7th, 2022, 7:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2019 Vietti Barbera d'Alba Vigna Scarrone
Replies: 4
Views: 347

Re: TN: 2019 Vietti Barbera d'Alba Vigna Scarrone

Just had a bottle of this.

Perfect note
by brigcampbell
January 5th, 2022, 7:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: **SOLD OUT**Goal Exceeded!** Post Your Sparkler TNs Here - Spend My Money - Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity
Replies: 133
Views: 4213

Re: **Less than $500 to go!** Post Your Sparkler TNs Here - Spend My Money - Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Dec30-

Hey everyone, thanks for the props but it's 100% my pleasure herding the cats for this event.

Now time to focus on berserkerday which is an entirely different level of cat herding!

Regarding Laherte because of all the notes... Shit is good, real good.
by brigcampbell
January 4th, 2022, 2:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AND IT BEGINS!! Planning for BerserkerDay 13 (Jan 27, 2022)
Replies: 93
Views: 10369

Re: AND IT BEGINS!! Planning for BerserkerDay 13 (Jan 27, 2022)

Yawn...

Awakened from hibernation.

I am fully engaged now.

Let's get ready to rumble!
by brigcampbell
January 3rd, 2022, 7:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Failla Gamay Noir Bjornson Vineyard
Replies: 7
Views: 631

Re: TN: 2018 Failla Gamay Noir Bjornson Vineyard

Gamay in Oregon might be their best varietal and I love the Pinot Noir.

I've had stunning bottles
by brigcampbell
January 3rd, 2022, 7:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: **SOLD OUT**Goal Exceeded!** Post Your Sparkler TNs Here - Spend My Money - Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity
Replies: 133
Views: 4213

Re: Post Your Sparkler TNs Here - Spend My Money - Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Dec30-Jan6

Did you ever wonder why so many of the famous Champagne houses have German names? Krug, Taittinger, Pieper-Heidsieck, Mumm, Bollinger... and more! Those are all German names. Those French Champagne houses were founded or managed by Germans 200-300 years ago. The Germans loved sparklers before the fr...
by brigcampbell
January 3rd, 2022, 5:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Jacquesson 700 series Night
Replies: 7
Views: 521

Re: TNs: Jacquesson 700 series Night

Excellent work Keith.

Jacquesson 7XX is on my "what can a pull that all can appreciate?" list.
by brigcampbell
January 3rd, 2022, 7:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Virtual Tasting Series Compendium 2021 - WB Charity
Replies: 30
Views: 1745

Re: Virtual Tasting Series Compendium 2021 - WB Charity

Happy 2022 to the berserker family. As the final week of the virtual Tasting for Charity winds down with Patrick and Greg's sparkler theme, which runs for a few more days, I want to thank all the weekly hosts for the "care and feeding" required and for all the people that opened wines, too...
by brigcampbell
January 2nd, 2022, 8:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WINE and WAR - Lebanon Wine Documentary
Replies: 59
Views: 3659

Re: WINE and WAR - Lebanon Wine Documentary

Bravo!

Well done, mark.
by brigcampbell
January 2nd, 2022, 2:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: **SOLD OUT**Goal Exceeded!** Post Your Sparkler TNs Here - Spend My Money - Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity
Replies: 133
Views: 4213

Re: Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Dec30-Jan 6th- Sparklers!

Brig, someone on Instagram told me that that Dom bottle doesn't see any wood so what we're getting is either reduction and or age or both. I found that interesting but it did smell like toasted wood to me. Reduction? That makes sense. A lot of sense. The fruit profile is a reductive style with citr...
by brigcampbell
January 2nd, 2022, 12:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: **SOLD OUT**Goal Exceeded!** Post Your Sparkler TNs Here - Spend My Money - Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity
Replies: 133
Views: 4213

Re: Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Dec30-Jan 6th- Sparklers!

Fun night. We need to make sure our outfits don't match next time. IMG_20220102_124740.jpg 2010 Dom Pérignon Champagne - France, Champagne (1/2/2022) Really surprised at how lightly colored this wine is especially for being nearly 12 years old. This vintage has a tropical profile driven by lychee nu...
by brigcampbell
January 1st, 2022, 5:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: **SOLD OUT**Goal Exceeded!** Post Your Sparkler TNs Here - Spend My Money - Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity
Replies: 133
Views: 4213

Re: Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Dec30-Jan 6th- Sparklers!

From Wikipedia, Dom was long gone by the time that quote showed up but folklore is fun. The quote attributed to Perignon – "Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!" – is supposedly what he said when tasting the first sparkling champagne. However, the first appearance of that quote appears to...
by brigcampbell
January 1st, 2022, 4:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: **SOLD OUT**Goal Exceeded!** Post Your Sparkler TNs Here - Spend My Money - Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity
Replies: 133
Views: 4213

Re: Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Dec30-Jan 6th- Sparklers!

Since there are a few notes on this already and FMIII and I have a note teed up it's appropriate to share the story of Dom Perignon. Yes, he was a real dude, a monk in fact, and he hated bubbles in his wine. He despised sparklers. Heck, if it wasn't for the British we wouldn't have sparklers or port...
by brigcampbell
January 1st, 2022, 12:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: **SOLD OUT**Goal Exceeded!** Post Your Sparkler TNs Here - Spend My Money - Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity
Replies: 133
Views: 4213

Re: Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Dec30-Jan 6th- Sparklers!

S Teve R,

That's sick!!

Two Selosse just for filler? LOL

Impressive
by brigcampbell
January 1st, 2022, 11:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellartracker on CNBC
Replies: 49
Views: 3675

Cellartracker on CNBC

CNBC: An app beloved by wine geeks grew during the pandemic. The founder explains what's next.
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/01/cellart ... -next.html
by brigcampbell
December 31st, 2021, 12:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: **SOLD OUT**Goal Exceeded!** Post Your Sparkler TNs Here - Spend My Money - Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity
Replies: 133
Views: 4213

Re: Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Dec30-Jan 6th- Sparklers!

Our first lesson is in regards to what grape we're actually drinking in a champagne blend or Blanc de Blancs or a Blanc de Noirs. The wine enthusiast has a very nice article covering the topic. https://www.winemag.com/2020/12/18/champagne-grapes-guide/ All the Grapes Used in Champagne, Explained BY ...
by brigcampbell
December 31st, 2021, 12:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WINE and WAR - Lebanon Wine Documentary
Replies: 59
Views: 3659

Re: Lebanon Wine Documentary - "WINE and WAR"

Awesome Mark! Musar is a top 5 producer by holdings in my cellar. AD (and everyone else), what are some of your favorite vintages? Have you had the 1984? I had my one bottle of 1980 with some WBers a month ago and it was brilliant. WOTY caliber bottle. 1995 is the epic vintage I’ve gotten to have m...
by brigcampbell
December 31st, 2021, 11:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Another Shitty '07 Oregon Pinot Noir
Replies: 545
Views: 51271

Re: Another Shitty '07 Oregon Pinot Noir

F.Daner wrote: December 30th, 2021, 10:24 am The legend lives on. Wish I had some 07's left.

I did have a rather crappy 2013 Belle Pente Murto. It was fantastic and awesome red fruit and spice. I like these cooler vintages.
I'm with you Oregon PN in years like 2010, 11, and 2013
by brigcampbell
December 31st, 2021, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Year's Eve 2021
Replies: 28
Views: 1744

Re: New Year's Eve 2021

Ian Alper wrote: December 31st, 2021, 8:21 am Just having one friend over for a quiet evening. Not sure of the red but we are also drinking the 2002 Billecart-Salmon “Cuvée Nicolas François”. I know I am doing well when I am opening the same bottle as Larry!
Great bottle.
by brigcampbell
December 30th, 2021, 2:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: New Year's Eve 2021
Replies: 28
Views: 1744

Re: New Year's Eve 2021

If you're opening a sparkler post a quick note over here and lots of money will be generated for multiple charities.

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=185551

Cheers
by brigcampbell
December 30th, 2021, 7:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: **SOLD OUT**Goal Exceeded!** Post Your Sparkler TNs Here - Spend My Money - Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity
Replies: 133
Views: 4213

Re: Week 6 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Dec30-Jan 6th- Sparklers!

And we're off and running!

I'll be with FMIII on new years Eve. We'll be posting stories and notes 😃🥂🥂🥂🥂🥂
by brigcampbell
December 28th, 2021, 9:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Virtual Tasting Series Compendium 2021 - WB Charity
Replies: 30
Views: 1745

Re: Virtual Tasting Series Compendium 2021 - WB Charity

Patrick the thread is ready for you to add your stuff. This should be a fun one.

viewtopic.php?t=185551

Greg Ossi is adding another charity to the mix that he'll match. More goodness.
by brigcampbell
December 27th, 2021, 8:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sangiacomo Vineyard - Carneros or Sonoma Valley?
Replies: 9
Views: 464

Re: Sangiacomo Vineyard - Carneros or Sonoma Valley?

Green Valley AVA is the worst.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Val ... Valley_AVA


Part of: California, North Coast AVA, Northern Sonoma AVA, Russian River Valley AVA, Sonoma Coast AVA, Sonoma County
by brigcampbell
December 27th, 2021, 7:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Riverain: Discussing the wines, winemaker, owners, and anything else of interest
Replies: 116
Views: 6949

Re: Riverain: Discussing the wines, winemaker, owners, and anything else of interest

They really do make a great wine. I found Riverain from Berserkerday in 2019 (bought the 2016) and have bought every year since on Berserkerday. Discounts aren't big anymore and prices have been hiked but it's still fair. It's actually the *only* wine I will keep buying >$100 given how much invento...
by brigcampbell
December 26th, 2021, 4:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA-60 Minutes Tonight -Segment on the Influence of Climate Change on Wines/Vineyards
Replies: 31
Views: 2056

Re: PSA-60 Minutes Tonight -Segment on the Influence of Climate Change on Wines/Vineyards

Hughes D. wrote: December 26th, 2021, 3:15 pm Quick, someone go buy land 200 miles north of Napa.
Canada is more than 200 miles. LOL

Seriously, Canada can do decent Pinot now and in 10 years it'll rival Oregon.
by brigcampbell
December 25th, 2021, 5:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 5 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Something Smokey - DEC 23-DEC31
Replies: 43
Views: 1566

Re: Week 5 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Something Smokey - DEC 23-DEC31

2020 Vignals Viognier - France, Languedoc Roussillon, Vin de Pays d'Oc (12/25/2021) No much emanating from the glass. Fairly dark for a viognier from my experience. Yellow pear fruit. Heavy oak program here. Heavy mouthfeel and a huge smoky foundation. First thought is pairing this with grilled chi...
by brigcampbell
December 25th, 2021, 1:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 5 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Something Smokey - DEC 23-DEC31
Replies: 43
Views: 1566

Re: Week 5 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Something Smokey - DEC 23-DEC31

I thought I might get some smoky Rhone notes here. Beautiful CNdP wine though. 2009 Tercero/Cabot Les Deux Comtés - USA, California (12/25/2021) Last time I tasted this wine was 5 years ago and I promised myself not to drink it for 5 years. Shockingly I actually made it. Very similar attributes as ...
by brigcampbell
December 25th, 2021, 11:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 5 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Something Smokey - DEC 23-DEC31
Replies: 43
Views: 1566

Re: Week 5 Virtual Tasting for Charity - Something Smokey - DEC 23-DEC31

I thought I might get some smoky Rhone notes here. Beautiful CNdP wine though. Update: two day earthy toasted campfire note! 2009 Tercero/Cabot Les Deux Comtés - USA, California (12/25/2021) Last time I tasted this wine was 5 years ago and I promised myself not to drink it for 5 years. Shockingly I ...

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