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by Charles Kersten
September 27th, 2019, 1:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Box-wine and Camping
Replies: 51
Views: 1937

Re: Box-wine and Camping

JG Salazar wrote:
September 27th, 2019, 11:43 am
including great boxes from dudes like Josef Leitz.
Leitz by the box...that would be great!
by Charles Kersten
July 18th, 2019, 11:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl
Replies: 93
Views: 10831

Re: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl

I guess us Feb sign ups were late to the party! No offer here.
Will look forward to tasting notes from those that got in.
by Charles Kersten
May 17th, 2019, 10:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Jolie Laide Wines Pick Up and Open House 5/11/2019
Replies: 5
Views: 339

Re: Jolie Laide Wines Pick Up and Open House 5/11/2019

Already kicking myself for not ordering more of the spring allocation. These are really good wines. And yes the Melon.....probably my favorite.
by Charles Kersten
February 22nd, 2019, 1:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Third Twin
Replies: 78
Views: 7650

Re: The Third Twin

The Third Twin is a new venture. I think the word went out last August when Manfred mentioned it in a release letter. There may have been sign ups before then but I am not sure. I signed up then and received an offer. The Graciano was the first release. There will be another wine introduced this spr...
by Charles Kersten
February 20th, 2019, 11:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 SQN Eleven Confessions Offer
Replies: 42
Views: 3322

Re: 2015 SQN Eleven Confessions Offer

INCONNU is the white
by Charles Kersten
February 20th, 2019, 10:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl
Replies: 93
Views: 10831

Re: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl

It will be interesting to hear more about the wines as a release gets closer.
Thanks for sharing the letter.
by Charles Kersten
February 20th, 2019, 8:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl
Replies: 93
Views: 10831

Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl

Nikolas Krankl's project a winery called FÆTHM From his twitter account: FÆTHM is coming... We are working tirelessly to get some jaw dropping wine in bottle by 2019. Keep one's ear to the ground. faethmwine on instagram From Manfred: One of our sons, Nikolas, who worked for us for several years, ha...
by Charles Kersten
February 19th, 2019, 12:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 SQN Eleven Confessions Offer
Replies: 42
Views: 3322

Re: 2015 SQN Eleven Confessions Offer

I don't think the urgency to order is going to be the normal going forward but I may be wrong. I think it is more because of the very low yields on this vintage: 2015 was a year that was marked by uncommonly low yields. By most vineyard manager’s standards, we always have low yields. We constantly “...
by Charles Kersten
January 27th, 2019, 5:30 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: It's Coffee Time Again--some Microlot beauties
Replies: 17
Views: 1440

Re: It's Coffee Time Again--some Microlot beauties

The Coffee Grounds sells whole beans. I am sure these are no different. Unfortunately Eric had some commitments today but I am sure he will chime in as soon as he can.
by Charles Kersten
January 24th, 2019, 7:56 pm
Forum: BD10 Sponsor Features
Topic: BD10 SPONSOR FEATURE: Red Electric from Armstrong Vineyard
Replies: 14
Views: 1144

Re: BD SPONSOR FEATURE: Red Electric from Armstrong Vineyard

This looks interesting. Looking forward to trying out the wines. See you on BD X!
by Charles Kersten
January 10th, 2019, 6:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Liquid Farm Chardonnay La Hermana
Replies: 4
Views: 513

Re: TN: 2015 Liquid Farm Chardonnay La Hermana

Great note and great price. Well done!
If they have a Bien Bien be sure to give it a try.
by Charles Kersten
January 6th, 2019, 6:02 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Favorite Paprika, anyone?
Replies: 17
Views: 785

Re: Favorite Paprika, anyone?

Have not been there in a while but my son and I always loved hitting The Spice House and picking up a load of great spices and discussing what we would cook with them. Lately have just ordered online and not disappointed. Always fresh and high quality.
by Charles Kersten
January 5th, 2019, 11:13 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: My new glass...I need feedback
Replies: 82
Views: 4969

Re: My new glass...I need feedback

These look great. Will be watching for them on BD10
by Charles Kersten
December 14th, 2018, 10:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 7179
Views: 437556

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

One of these times I am going to catch those Prum 375's.......
by Charles Kersten
November 7th, 2018, 7:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Third Twin
Replies: 78
Views: 7650

Re: The Third Twin

Yes. thethirdtwin.net
by Charles Kersten
September 29th, 2018, 12:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Next MACDONALD?
Replies: 161
Views: 14139

Re: The Next MACDONALD?

Recently had the 14 W&M. Took it over to a friends house. Everyone's eyes opened wide and "wow is this good" was heard more than once! We were all very impressed. I really loved it - just wish I had more. Needless to say I ordered the 16
by Charles Kersten
September 4th, 2018, 8:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineSearcher: JaimeeMotley
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: WineSearcher: JaimeeMotley

Thanks for the link. I signed up a little late to get any wine last spring. Really looking forward to trying some next release.
by Charles Kersten
August 15th, 2018, 1:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Graciano
Replies: 68
Views: 7293

Re: SQN Graciano

thethirdtwin.net

The wine will be offered soon as a 4 pack 2 each from 2014 and 2015 vintage. I am really excited to try this and hope I signed up in time to get on the list.
by Charles Kersten
June 26th, 2018, 3:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Roy Piper price increase
Replies: 95
Views: 7700

Roy Piper price increase

I was just noticing that. Says link added by VigLink
Mine came up Sur La Table. Hit it again and got Fuente cigars???
by Charles Kersten
January 31st, 2018, 3:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN Email
Replies: 100
Views: 8626

SQN Email

larry schaffer wrote:If you're on the list, are you able to purchase single bottles of offers or only 'packages'? Never been on the list and I'm just curious.
The "Estate" syrah and grenache (Extended Barrel Aged) come as a boxed set (6)
The "regular" syrah, grenache and white are by the bottle.
by Charles Kersten
December 28th, 2017, 8:17 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Rush Creek Reserve!
Replies: 211
Views: 11870

Rush Creek Reserve!

Picked one up yesterday at The Coffee Grounds in Eau Claire. Looking forward to giving this a try!
by Charles Kersten
May 25th, 2017, 2:37 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2009 NOK Mag
Replies: 1
Views: 487

2009 NOK Mag

2009 Next Of Kyn Magnum $650
if buying the magnum and you are interested in having a 750 @ $325 I can part with one.
Buyer pays shipping and assumes all risks
Thanks
by Charles Kersten
February 25th, 2017, 2:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Minneapolis Wine Store Recos
Replies: 47
Views: 2120

Minneapolis Wine Store Recos

So you are telling me I should quit holding my breath waiting for my 2000 Bdx futures from winestreet?

Ha - yep not a fan of Winestreet.
They got my $$ I got nothing - tried phone, email and snail mail for years. All I ever got were promises, excuses or no replies - never wine.
by Charles Kersten
January 31st, 2017, 2:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tissue Wrap Preference and a Question
Replies: 62
Views: 2917

Tissue Wrap Preference and a Question

Have not purchased in some time but mine were a bit of a natural kraft paper color if that makes sense.
by Charles Kersten
January 27th, 2017, 9:53 am
Forum: BerserkerDay VIII (January 27, 2017)
Topic: Micro Lot Coffee--SOLD OUT
Replies: 22
Views: 1891

Micro Lot Coffee

These fresh roasted micro lots from Eric are always great and yes I agree he is fantastic to deal with! I might add if you are on the interstate passing by Eau Claire and dont stop in at The Coffee Grounds you are missing something for sure. Some great wines, beer, spirits and food along with the ne...
by Charles Kersten
January 7th, 2017, 8:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Christopher Tynan Cabernet Sauvignon
Replies: 20
Views: 2132

2013 Christopher Tynan Cabernet Sauvignon

Thanks Randy & Carrie Chris did reach out to me. I had two concerns one being auto shipping wine when ordered in the cold weather months. I have had this problem before. Chris assured me it wouldn't ship in this extreme cold. Second concern was ordering the wine with no way to make contact as all th...
by Charles Kersten
January 5th, 2017, 11:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Christopher Tynan Cabernet Sauvignon
Replies: 20
Views: 2132

2013 Christopher Tynan Cabernet Sauvignon

Maybe I am missing it but I see no way to make contact with the winery. I see " If you have any further questions about your account, feel free to contact us directly for support. but no contact information. For those that have ordered did you get contact information sent or any indication of when w...
by Charles Kersten
April 25th, 2016, 3:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Limerick Lane Release - April 25th
Replies: 39
Views: 2628

Limerick Lane Release - April 25th

Dang really wanted to try some furmint but didnt get allocated any. Fingers crossed for wishlist.
by Charles Kersten
September 19th, 2015, 5:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Corkage and tax collection?
Replies: 22
Views: 850

Corkage and tax collection?

Used to have a wine group here in WI. Met at a restaurant once a month on a slow night. Worked pretty good. We all brought wine, tasted and then had dinner. Think anywhere from 20 - 30+ extra meals on a slow night. We gave them an anticipated head count ahead of time. Every so often they prepared a ...
by Charles Kersten
August 27th, 2015, 2:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RASI Wine /three barrel Pinot Noir, 2014 available!
Replies: 12
Views: 681

RASI Wine /three barrel Pinot Noir, 2014 available!

Loved last years version. Glad we have a little more available this year!
by Charles Kersten
May 19th, 2015, 1:04 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: NOK #3 new lower $
Replies: 6
Views: 1359

NOK #3 new lower $

Bump - lower price
by Charles Kersten
April 6th, 2015, 3:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rivers Marie is Live
Replies: 76
Views: 6328

Rivers Marie is Live

Rivers Marie....its been said before but worth repeating... one of the wineries that has fantastic customer service. Had a small little hitch...stuff happens...and Will was on it. Thanks Will !!!
by Charles Kersten
March 19th, 2015, 9:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pinot Days Chicago - Recommendations?
Replies: 26
Views: 953

Pinot Days Chicago - Recommendations?

Got my first taste of Sojourn from BerserkerDay 2014. Love the wines...highly recommended
by Charles Kersten
March 13th, 2015, 6:09 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB - Sine Qua Non Mr. K The Straw Man and The Ice Man & OWC
Replies: 10
Views: 524

WTB - Sine Qua Non Mr. K The Straw Man and The Ice Man & OWC

I have 01/03/05 and all of them have a branded end like that. Actually they all have a brand of some sorts on all four sides and the MrK brand on the top.
by Charles Kersten
March 9th, 2015, 9:04 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB - Sine Qua Non Mr. K The Straw Man and The Ice Man & OWC
Replies: 10
Views: 524

WTB - Sine Qua Non Mr. K The Straw Man and The Ice Man & OWC

Interesting. Just for reference my boxes look like that as well but on the end opposite the date branded end it looks like this:Image
by Charles Kersten
March 9th, 2015, 5:34 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB - Sine Qua Non Mr. K The Straw Man and The Ice Man & OWC
Replies: 10
Views: 524

WTB - Sine Qua Non Mr. K The Straw Man and The Ice Man & OWC

OK I was digging around in the cellar and found these:
Box of 2001 (1xStraw 2x Noble)
Box of 2003 (1xStraw 2x Noble)
Box of 2005 (1xStraw 2x Noble)

If you are still looking and something here works for you let me know.
by Charles Kersten
March 1st, 2015, 10:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Leaving wine open till next day and it tastes better ?
Replies: 102
Views: 5953

Leaving wine open till next day and it tastes better ?

Interesting timing....I have a friend that likes Malbec and I have never tasted that many so I went out and bought an entry level Catena Malbec 2012 this weekend @ $23. Opened and thought it was rather rustic and not that appealing. Corked it and left the bottle on the counter. Next evening it had m...
by Charles Kersten
February 24th, 2015, 6:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: SQN and Chimere have flown the coop!!!
Replies: 37
Views: 2969

SQN and Chimere have flown the coop!!!

You rock!
by Charles Kersten
January 22nd, 2015, 1:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rhys Spring release: Jan 27
Replies: 242
Views: 20732

Rhys Spring release: Jan 27

Preference for a later ordering period. I like to purchase the wine when its ready to ship.
by Charles Kersten
January 19th, 2015, 4:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which wine purchases have severely backfired on you?
Replies: 113
Views: 5311

Which wine purchases have severely backfired on you?

1994 Niepoort and those leaky corks come to mind.
by Charles Kersten
January 19th, 2015, 4:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Super Bowl wine - What Are You Opening?
Replies: 27
Views: 1139

Super Bowl wine - What Are You Opening?

I am going way out on a limb here...well 1 1/2 feet out anyway...that seems to be a long way around here...and make a conservative call on this one. I guess I will stay with brats and beer, maybe add a few cheese curds and hope I dont choke on them.
by Charles Kersten
January 5th, 2015, 4:11 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: NOK #3 new lower $
Replies: 6
Views: 1359

NOK #3

bump
by Charles Kersten
December 13th, 2014, 1:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Detert "East Block" Cab Franc
Replies: 22
Views: 1474

Detert "East Block" Cab Franc

Thank-you. I will have to track some down
by Charles Kersten
December 13th, 2014, 12:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Detert "East Block" Cab Franc
Replies: 22
Views: 1474

Detert "East Block" Cab Franc

I am new to this vineyard. Thinking I should give a "regular" cab franc a try. Anyone have any reco's on what vintage is drinking well right now? I will try to track some down. Thanks!
by Charles Kersten
December 12th, 2014, 10:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hammell Wine Alliance/True Believer Offer Now Live
Replies: 81
Views: 5066

Hammell Wine Alliance/True Believer Offer Now Live

gwagner wrote:UPS ground. Just got wind of the shipment yesterday after it had been in transit a few days. All arrived in perfect shape.
Thanks
by Charles Kersten
December 12th, 2014, 5:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hammell Wine Alliance/True Believer Offer Now Live
Replies: 81
Views: 5066

Hammell Wine Alliance/True Believer Offer Now Live

It was so good he passed out ;-)

So for those that got the shipment in did you get notification it had shipped with tracking or did it just show up....and was it Fedex or UPS? Thanks
by Charles Kersten
December 12th, 2014, 12:20 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: NOK #3 new lower $
Replies: 6
Views: 1359

NOK #3 deal lower price

OK back to just Next Of Kyn with a lower price. thanks

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