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by Andy Steinman
April 2nd, 2020, 6:16 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?
Replies: 23
Views: 891

Re: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?

alan weinberg wrote:
April 2nd, 2020, 5:46 pm
d’Artagnan’s shipping costs are crazy. Try pasturebird.com.
Pasture Bird looks great!
by Andy Steinman
April 2nd, 2020, 1:13 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?
Replies: 23
Views: 891

Re: The "Flannery" for Chicken? Or Pork? Or Lamb?

Not exactly equivilant but I have been extremely happy with D'Artagnan's Green Circle Chicken.

One I'd avoid - Porter Road. Nothing bad, but nothing notable either.
by Andy Steinman
April 1st, 2020, 5:33 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Walter Scott Food and Beverage Industry Relief Cases
Replies: 0
Views: 179

Walter Scott Food and Beverage Industry Relief Cases

While we hunker down at home, we are feeling helpless watching those we love lose their jobs and trying to save their businesses. We too have been scrambling to navigate the ever changing world, closing our winery to the public and hearing from our distributors who are struggling with the closure of...
by Andy Steinman
March 31st, 2020, 9:57 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: What are you doing to support restaurants during Covid19?
Replies: 22
Views: 562

Re: What are doing to support restaurants during Covid19?

We are doing a weekly donation to a series of restaurant worker support efforts. Each week we are having a designated special and 20% of the proceeds will go to the designated group. We'll continue to post those on the Quarantine Relief forum. Another group being hit hard are the farmers who normall...
by Andy Steinman
March 27th, 2020, 5:42 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Walter Scott La Combe Vert Mixed Case supporting Quarantine Relief for Independent Restaurant Workers
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Walter Scott La Combe Vert Mixed Case supporting Quarantine Relief for Independent Restaurant Workers

One of the things we've missed most during Quarantine is great nights of Food and Wine at local restaurants. The Quarantine has been very tough on our friends in the Restaurant Industry and we hope you'll join Walter Scott in making an effort to help! We are offering a mixed case of our 2018 Willame...
by Andy Steinman
March 26th, 2020, 9:43 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Walter Scott Wines - Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines
Replies: 28
Views: 2540

Re: Walter Scott Wines - exclusive Berserker Chardonnay offer plus Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines - Updated

Thank you for all the interest and orders we have received so far! We are now sold out on both Berserker exclusive offers. We're humbled by your support. If you still need some wine, we can still help! Our recent Spring Release Wines remain available with complimentary ground shipping on all orders ...
by Andy Steinman
March 25th, 2020, 5:13 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Walter Scott Wines - Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines
Replies: 28
Views: 2540

Re: Walter Scott Wines - exclusive Berserker Chardonnay offer plus Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines - Updated

Thank you for the interest John!

We'd be happy to honor the Free Ground Shipping offer if you place an order now for future shipment.

If you call Erica she may have additional thoughts.

Best, Andy
by Andy Steinman
March 25th, 2020, 9:06 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Walter Scott Wines - Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines
Replies: 28
Views: 2540

Re: Walter Scott Wines - exclusive Berserker Chardonnay offer plus Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines - Updated

Unfortunately the cupboard is bare for Rock Salt 2017. Some 12 East 12 remains. We have stock on most of our remaining 2018 Vineyard Designate and Cuvee bottlings which also come with a free shipping offer on 6+ bottles. We are looking around the Cellar for other interesting "orphan bottlings" we ma...
by Andy Steinman
March 24th, 2020, 12:25 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Walter Scott Wines - Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines
Replies: 28
Views: 2540

Re: Walter Scott Wines - exclusive Berserker Chardonnay offer plus Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines - Updated

Thank you Sean,

We appreciate the many Berserkers who have reached out.

We're trying to get orders out within a day or two.

The support from this community is amazing. We may be socially distancing but we remain socially engaged!

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by Andy Steinman
March 19th, 2020, 10:12 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Walter Scott Wines - Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines
Replies: 28
Views: 2540

Re: Walter Scott Wines - exclusive Berserker Chardonnay offer plus Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines - Updated

Thanks Scott and Troy, The wine had elevage in 40% new wood and went completely through Malo, as is generally our norm. The barrels are primarily Puncheons so there is less wood surface contact per Liter than standard cooperage and we tend to use barrels with modest toast. The Oak influence is so re...
by Andy Steinman
March 19th, 2020, 2:16 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Walter Scott Wines - Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines
Replies: 28
Views: 2540

Re: Walter Scott Wines - exclusive Berserker Chardonnay offer plus Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines - Updated

We appreciate all the support we've received from this community and are getting orders together for shipment shortly.

I've updated the original post with availability information on the 12 East 12 Cuvee.

Hoping everyone is staying safe, healthy and making the best of the situation.

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by Andy Steinman
March 17th, 2020, 3:01 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Walter Scott Wines - Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines
Replies: 28
Views: 2540

Re: Walter Scott Wines - exclusive Berserker Chardonnay offers plus Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines

In for some Rock Salt as well. I was charged $44.10 for shipping. Is that correct? The two Berserker exclusive bottlings are priced at Wholesale and our offer for these two bottlings did not include shipping. While we stated that in the offer, in retrospect, we should have noted it in bold to avoid...
by Andy Steinman
March 17th, 2020, 9:34 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Walter Scott Wines - Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines
Replies: 28
Views: 2540

Re: Walter Scott Wines - exclusive Berserker Chardonnay offers plus Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines

Hi Marshall, We have a seperate area covering the 2 Berserker-only offers. Please follow this link: https://www.walterscottwine.com/futures-offerings All other bottlings can be accessed via: https://walterscottwines.orderport.net/ ... T-RELEASES Sorry this was confusing and thanks for your interest....
by Andy Steinman
March 16th, 2020, 5:04 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Walter Scott Wines - Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines
Replies: 28
Views: 2540

Walter Scott Wines - Free Shipping of Spring Release Wines

Thank you for all the interest and orders we have received so far! We are sold out of both the Rock Salt and 12 East 12 Chardonnays. Thank you! If you need some wine, we're still here to help! . Our recent Spring Release Wines are available with complimentary ground shipping on all orders of 6 bott...
by Andy Steinman
February 25th, 2020, 8:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A fantastic adventure at Wine Watch, wine merchant in Fort Lauderdale
Replies: 8
Views: 1092

Re: A fantastic adventure at Wine Watch, wine merchant in Fort Lauderdale

Wine Watch is awesome if you are taking a cruise from Ft. Lauderdale.

For a December trip, they delivered an order to our FLL Hotel, allowing us to bring on a much better selection of wines than offered on ship.
by Andy Steinman
February 11th, 2020, 9:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]
Replies: 294
Views: 22347

Re: PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach?

Ordered Flannery on Berserker Day preview day. No CC issues, thankfully. Brian's timely, proactive email regarding the issue was an appreciated, first class gesture.
by Andy Steinman
January 25th, 2020, 9:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: If you had to pick 2 Champagne Producers......
Replies: 101
Views: 3527

Re: If you had to pick 2 Champagne Producers......

Cedric Bouchard and Vilmart with Bereche reluctantly left out
by Andy Steinman
January 23rd, 2020, 9:45 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Violin Wine--Eola-Amity Hills, Oregon
Replies: 10
Views: 1748

Re: NEWBIE INTRO: Violin Wine--Eola-Amity Hills, Oregon

Will does a great job and is building Violin into something truly special.
by Andy Steinman
January 23rd, 2020, 9:43 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 NEWBIE INTROS! :)
Topic: EIEIO & Company
Replies: 21
Views: 1069

Re: EIEIO & Company

Jay is the "real deal"!
by Andy Steinman
January 17th, 2020, 4:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top three white Burgundy producers in your cellar
Replies: 107
Views: 5718

Re: Top three white Burgundy producers in your cellar

1. Arnaud Ente
2. Roulot
3. Tie - Leflaive, Lamy
by Andy Steinman
January 6th, 2020, 8:14 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Advice about Popeyes fried chicken sandwich?
Replies: 24
Views: 1582

Re: Advice about Popeyes fried chicken sandwich?

My first was last Thursday.

No line, no wait (in contrast to In & Out that opened nearby and has multi hour waits).

Extremely good in the context of fast food. Worth an extra 10 or 15 minutes versus other fast food - Yes.
by Andy Steinman
November 27th, 2019, 7:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Speaking of Winebid...
Replies: 33
Views: 3551

Re: Speaking of Winebid...

My experience, though yours may vary: 1. Yes! For me it becomes a game and something of an obsession. 2. Often. Historically I have seen bids come in a rush in the beginning, a trickle midweek with another rush in the final 6 hours. 3. Trackers are a mix. Some ultimately bid, while many don't. Vario...
by Andy Steinman
October 8th, 2019, 5:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Livingston Moffett, who gets their grapes now?
Replies: 4
Views: 554

Re: Livingston Moffett, who gets their grapes now?

Steve Crawford wrote:
October 8th, 2019, 9:28 am
my guess is some to Dana at least.
I believe their former Napa vineyard is now Dana.

The family is still making wine and has a winery/vineyard here in Oregon:

https://moffettvineyards.com
by Andy Steinman
October 5th, 2019, 7:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: “Bigger, Bolder” Oregon Pinots
Replies: 24
Views: 2083

Re: “Bigger, Bolder” Oregon Pinots

I would add Failla and Owen Roe to the list.

The others mentioned hit the mark though I wouldn't necessarily agree regarding Cristom.

Of those mentioned, I would particularly recommend Antica Terra, Ken Wright, Domaine Serene, Beaux Freres and Big Table Farm.
by Andy Steinman
September 4th, 2019, 8:22 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Lyon?
Replies: 6
Views: 2217

Re: Lyon?

Museum of the Resistance/Deportation is a fantastic and sobering visit.
by Andy Steinman
September 4th, 2019, 8:19 am
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Lyon?
Replies: 6
Views: 2217

Re: Lyon?

La Sommeliere - fantastic intimate dinner (12 seats). Modern French food, set menu, served with a Japanese aesthetic. Wine pairings were simple wines but paired beautifully with the food. Michelin 1* but not particularly pricey. Burgundy Lounge - good food an unbelievable wine list with very inexpen...
by Andy Steinman
July 31st, 2019, 10:55 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Owners of eleven Madison Park To Split
Replies: 33
Views: 3795

Re: Owners of eleven Madison Park To Split

Btw Will doesn’t have a background or degree in business. His degree is in hospitality and hotel management from Cornell. It’s not a business degree. Cornell is the #1 Hospitality & Tourism management degree in the United States. If I need somebody to run my restaurant I am taking that degree over ...
by Andy Steinman
July 18th, 2019, 4:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winemakers: what's the least "sexy" part of what you do?
Replies: 91
Views: 3664

Re: Winemakers: what's the least "sexy" part of what you do?

On Ken Pahlow's behalf: "moving stuff" (our winery is small) rivals cleaning as the least sexy part of winemaking.
by Andy Steinman
July 7th, 2019, 8:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paris or Lyon
Replies: 33
Views: 1920

Re: Paris or Lyon

Just returned from a trip including both. I have been to Paris many times but this was a first time in Lyon. Paris is obviously a "world city" with the best of everything available, at a price and always something new. That said, I was very impressed with Lyon! Plenty to see. Much less intense vibe....
by Andy Steinman
June 24th, 2019, 10:33 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Eating and Drinking in Paris
Replies: 306
Views: 22507

Re: Eating and Drinking in Paris (Updated November 2018)

Just had Lunch today in the 8th at Chez Andre. Solid. Les Climats on Friday was a nice evening. Still a wonderful wine list (Arnaud Ente and Cecile Tremblay) and fair prices. Food was solid and service excellent. Sur Mesure was among the best meals of my life with a strong wine list (Cederic Bouchar...
by Andy Steinman
May 21st, 2019, 7:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Willamette Valley Memorial Day weekend events?
Replies: 36
Views: 1815

Re: Willamette Valley Memorial Day weekend events?

Jim Anderson wrote:
May 21st, 2019, 6:53 am
Highway 18 between Dundee and McMinnville is closed making the Lafayette 99W area super problematic. Maybe they will have it re-opened this week.
Highway 18 work is supposed to be complete by Friday and regardless it is open for the weekend. Hope you make it down to Eola-Amity!
by Andy Steinman
May 13th, 2019, 7:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Online wine auction offerings becoming sparse and pricey?
Replies: 67
Views: 4805

Re: Online wine auction offerings becoming sparse and pricey?

Definitely harder to find deals these days though recently picked up some Cathiard and Leflaive at decent (10% below CT low) prices.
by Andy Steinman
April 16th, 2019, 7:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Drinking In Burgundy Is Good
Replies: 62
Views: 5169

Re: Wine Drinking In Burgundy Is Good

Very much looking forward to our June visit!
by Andy Steinman
March 27th, 2019, 11:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Oregon Chardonnay Tasting
Replies: 24
Views: 1730

Re: 2013 Oregon Chardonnay Tasting

Rick Allen wrote:
March 27th, 2019, 10:36 am
Thanks Andy! Maybe we should drink them together!
Sounds like an awesome plan! [cheers.gif]
by Andy Steinman
March 27th, 2019, 7:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2013 Oregon Chardonnay Tasting
Replies: 24
Views: 1730

Re: 2013 Oregon Chardonnay Tasting

Ken switched to Diam closures beginning with the 2014 Vintage so hopefully compromised bottles will be a thing of the past.

We'd be happy to replace both the damaged bottle and Rick's experimental bottle.
by Andy Steinman
March 20th, 2019, 9:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Teeny Tiny Wineries of... Oregon
Replies: 141
Views: 10091

Re: Teeny Tiny Wineries of... Oregon

Violin Wines

Will Hamilton is doing some great work! Pinot, although I believe he will be exploring some other territory along the way.

He made his first few vintages at Walter Scott but is now growing his brand working out of Amity, OR.
by Andy Steinman
March 14th, 2019, 9:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WineBid Updated Terms and Conditions Sale tax for everyone!
Replies: 60
Views: 4189

Re: WineBid Updated Terms and Conditions Sale tax for everyone!

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
March 14th, 2019, 7:42 pm
OR immune.
While our State Income Tax is painfully high, the lack of Sales Tax can be nice!
by Andy Steinman
March 7th, 2019, 9:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Copper Cane lost Oregon label argument
Replies: 153
Views: 7092

Re: Copper Cane lost Oregon label argument

But the take home message is that all these regulations are just another form of trade war, in this case interstate instead of international. Draw the conclusions you will. That may be your take home message but I don't think an accurate one. Your logic, broadly applied, implies that virtually all ...
by Andy Steinman
March 7th, 2019, 8:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Copper Cane lost Oregon label argument
Replies: 153
Views: 7092

Re: Copper Cane lost Oregon label argument

should any winery be able to use fruit from another region, even within the same state without using the AVA? truth? nothing is perfect of course [soap.gif] truth is not a system is it? cheers One guy's opinion: Yes, as long as the end product is labeled accurately. There are examples of wineries c...
by Andy Steinman
March 7th, 2019, 7:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Copper Cane lost Oregon label argument
Replies: 153
Views: 7092

Re: Copper Cane lost Oregon label argument

plus one, the growers should be able to do as they please with their fruit, yet the wineries seek protection....classic stuff This isn't about protection, its about a fair playing field. I don't think anyone disputes that growers should be able to what they please with their fruit as long as they a...
by Andy Steinman
March 6th, 2019, 9:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rose and Arrow Estate
Replies: 9
Views: 1032

Re: Rose and Arrow Estate

FWI, I drank a bottle of 2016 The Point last week and thought it was truly stunning with a depth and mouthfeel I rarely taste in OR Pinot, I immediately bought 3 more bottles for the cellar MT Good to know. I’ll make sure to take a second look at these wines. Although, FWI, I generally feel that wa...
by Andy Steinman
March 6th, 2019, 9:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Rose and Arrow Estate
Replies: 9
Views: 1032

Re: Rose and Arrow Estate

Markus S wrote:
March 6th, 2019, 7:12 am
Is this an offshoot of "Bow and Arrow" from Oregon? They sound a little too similar that it sounds like copyright infringement.
Rose & Arrow is completely unrelated to Bow & Arrow.
by Andy Steinman
March 6th, 2019, 9:33 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Copper Cane lost Oregon label argument
Replies: 153
Views: 7092

Re: Copper Cane lost Oregon label argument

Beyond the fruit in Southern Oregon, Copper Cane also refused fruit in the Willamette Valley. A number of wineries including Eyrie and Walter Scott helped out those growers by taking the fruit.

Rough business.

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