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by M Hoose
July 5th, 2019, 7:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2210
Views: 141736

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

2013 North Coast Syrah. Supremely over-delivers. On all facets.
by M Hoose
June 5th, 2019, 5:01 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner Feedback
Topic: William “Tex” Landreth - A+++ Seller
Replies: 1
Views: 140

Re: William “Tex” Landreth - A+++ Seller

Tex is an all-around great guy. Generous, kind, helluva dude.
by M Hoose
January 26th, 2019, 2:28 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Halcon BD10 Offers - extended thru Friday 2/1
Replies: 31
Views: 1812

Re: Halcon BD10 Offers

Not only a great guy who goes beyond amazing customer service, killer syrah too!!
by M Hoose
December 11th, 2018, 10:15 am
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: Year-end deals?
Replies: 5
Views: 1027

Re: Year-end deals?

As JPWilley wisely offered, save for B-day (lots of powder!!!)

Cheers
by M Hoose
May 22nd, 2018, 6:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: When in Rhône (the northern parts) tl;dr
Replies: 36
Views: 3400

When in Rhône (the northern parts) tl;dr

Great writing - inspiring!!

Thanks much
by M Hoose
May 21st, 2018, 10:07 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Tasting Room Stems
Replies: 2
Views: 833

Tasting Room Stems

So how'd it go?
by M Hoose
January 21st, 2018, 10:03 am
Forum: BDIX Newbie Intros
Topic: NEWBIE INTRO: Artem Wine Company in Carlton, Oregon
Replies: 16
Views: 1983

NEWBIE INTRO: Artem Wine Company in Carlton, Oregon

Looking forward to Artem!! - very much enjoyed the Paetra last year.
by M Hoose
November 16th, 2017, 5:54 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2015 Andremily
Replies: 1
Views: 396

2015 Andremily

PM Sent
by M Hoose
June 7th, 2017, 9:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hats Off To The Kosta Browne Marketing Team
Replies: 53
Views: 3672

Kosta Browne Sta Rita Hills Pinot

The 20th Anniversary offering sold out in minutes so they're offering some of their Sta Rita Hills AVA Pinot for 68 a bottle.

Thoughts? (or interest for that matter [cheers.gif] )
by M Hoose
May 20th, 2017, 6:16 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2017 West Coast Vintage Weather Thread
Replies: 662
Views: 48254

2017 West Coast Vintage Weather Thread

Technu is real good but also consider Zanfel - we've had great success with firefighters exposed to oak and giving them Zanfel
by M Hoose
April 2nd, 2017, 2:58 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 634
Views: 47620

Official kitchen knife thread

David J wrote:I hunt a lot and just ordered a murray carter boning knife. Pretty stoked to try it out on the next pig I shoot.
Be interested to hear your thoughts on the knife - I use Dozier. And also where you hunt!

Thanks
by M Hoose
January 25th, 2017, 5:55 pm
Forum: NEWBIE INTROS
Topic: Limerick Lane Cellars
Replies: 25
Views: 2378

Limerick Lane Cellars

Looking forward to jumping as well
by M Hoose
January 21st, 2017, 7:22 am
Forum: NEWBIE INTROS
Topic: Weinbau Paetra -Willamette Valley, Oregon
Replies: 21
Views: 1644

Weinbau Paetra -Willamette Valley, Oregon

Great story (as a former bartender, there were certain familiar aspects of those early years....[snort.gif])
Looking forward to your offer!

Michael
by M Hoose
January 12th, 2017, 5:28 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: Cellar thinning (SQN, DRC, Scarecow, etc) added a few more
Replies: 8
Views: 2376

FS: Cellar thinning (SQN, DRC, Scarecow, etc)

You might want to check on that Stockholm syrah price--pretty sure that is a typo. Looks like it should be more in line with the Grenache pricing. Yeah, you're correct. Wont change it now, I wouldn't feel right about that. One of the coolest things I've seen - you're welcome at my campfire any day
by M Hoose
January 3rd, 2017, 11:55 am
Forum: BerserkerDay VIII (January 27, 2017)
Topic: BerserkerDay VIII planning discussion (Jan 27, 2017)
Replies: 173
Views: 18458

BerserkerDay VIII discussion (Jan 27, 2017)

Phew! I just read through the whole thread [wow.gif] We've been participating in BerserkerDay since 2011. It's always been an amazing experience. I try to clear my calendar for that day and just enjoy the crazy ride. And we plan to participate again this time, probably with 2 offers, but we haven't...
by M Hoose
November 2nd, 2016, 10:08 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Santa Barbara
Replies: 46
Views: 3821

Santa Barbara

Hey Glen - There is a new house on State and Yanonali St - sister restaurant to Les Marchands - Loquita http://www.loquitasb.com. Looks killer on the inside but haven't dined there as of yet. The Funk Zone has The Lark, Lucky Penny, Fish House and a ton of beverage options. Los Agaves is opening ano...
by M Hoose
April 10th, 2016, 10:17 am
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Why do wine bars fail?
Replies: 52
Views: 8246

Why do wine bars fail?

Sorry - late to this party.... Service - I much prefer to speak with someone who pours, who knows about what is being poured (and more than just what's on a table-tent / shelf-talker), who I can generously tip who'll remember me and my preferences, and may just let me have a sip of something new the...
by M Hoose
January 27th, 2016, 12:02 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay VII (January 27, 2016)
Topic: the Central Coast Group Project - BD7!!! w/Love
Replies: 6
Views: 1038

the Central Coast Group Project - BD7!!! w/Love

Having trouble with the password....
by M Hoose
October 31st, 2015, 6:13 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Santa Barbara - Restaurant Reco's?
Replies: 1
Views: 513

Santa Barbara - Restaurant Reco's?

Some sound and sage advice across the board here - you can pick and choose Happy to get more specific if you'd like :) Check this thread : http://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=45591 Know you're looking for dining options - can't go wrong with what the collective has offered Have a...
by M Hoose
September 1st, 2015, 9:04 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Redding, CA Recs
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Redding, CA Recs

Thanks Truett for both. A long season that's not over yet.

Cheers,

M
by M Hoose
September 1st, 2015, 3:44 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Redding, CA Recs
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Redding, CA Recs

Looking for suggestions for a place for dinner for me and my fire management team (about 50ish of us) after completing fire assignment and heading home next day.

Any help greatly appreciated

Thanks
by M Hoose
February 7th, 2015, 9:51 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 634
Views: 47620

Hattori knives

Those are some pretty cutters!
by M Hoose
February 3rd, 2015, 8:05 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Places to stay in Santa Barbara wine country?
Replies: 6
Views: 511

Places to stay in Santa Barbara wine country?

Stephen is spot on. The Ballard Inn is amazing (as is Clos Pepe :) ) and a perfect post run spot. Food kills it and quite the wine list.

Hope you PR your run and have a great vaca away!!
by M Hoose
February 2nd, 2015, 2:16 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Horsepower
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Horsepower

Available - thanks for looking - what I'm hoping for is someone to take the whole shebang this go round but I'd like to buy 1 each. I'd pay for the 3 and the shipping costs to me (you'd have to foot the whole bill initially then I'd send up $$). And looking forward hopefully, be in a better spot for...
by M Hoose
January 24th, 2015, 10:36 am
Forum: BerserkerDay VI (January 27, 2015)
Topic: BerserkerDay VI Master Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 17153

BerserkerDay VI Master Thread

That's what sick days are for.....
by M Hoose
January 15th, 2015, 1:52 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay VI (January 27, 2015)
Topic: BerserkerDay VI is coming! January 27, 2015
Replies: 191
Views: 17970

BerserkerDay VI is coming! January 27, 2015

As it's Berserker Day - I don't think The Todd would allow anything second tier in the mix
by M Hoose
January 14th, 2015, 10:43 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Horsepower
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Horsepower

Got it Jeff - reply sent

Thanks much
by M Hoose
January 14th, 2015, 7:55 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Horsepower
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Horsepower

Looking for someone to take it all this time around - thanks
by M Hoose
January 11th, 2015, 1:06 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Recommendations on Cookware Set needed
Replies: 24
Views: 850

Recommendations on Cookware Set needed

I would echo the idea of looking at what you enjoy cooking / for how many, etc... and fill with cookware pieces that are versatile. It's been my experience that long-lasting is synonymous with high quality which often can have a bit of a steeper price tag. Stainless cookware ($$-$$$) with or without...
by M Hoose
December 24th, 2014, 2:26 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Official kitchen knife thread
Replies: 634
Views: 47620

Hattori knives

Sweet piece Andrew! This is such an educational and entertaining thread. Collective thanks to one and all!!

Best of Season fellow Berserkers

M
by M Hoose
December 13th, 2014, 7:16 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS or FT - Various Commemerative Jack Daniels offerings
Replies: 4
Views: 261

FS or FT - Various Commemerative Jack Daniels offerings

Thanks Bill -

The image was one of those rare "looks dramatic but no one on board" photojournalist shots. I am / was the firefighter pictured.

A good time to update the photo - thanks for the heads up. Current photo is from the Marble Mountain Wilderness off the PCT from a fire this last season.
by M Hoose
December 12th, 2014, 12:35 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS or FT - Various Commemerative Jack Daniels offerings
Replies: 4
Views: 261

FS or FT - Various Commemerative Jack Daniels offerings

Apologies if this is the wrong forum - suggestions appreciated :) Have a bottle of the 1996 (96 proof) Jack Daniels available. Sealed stopper. Tag with serial number B343873. Also, Commemorative 90 Proof 750ml bottle in tin with 2 "Sipper Jiggers" Also, 1905 Gold Medal 750ml bottle (90 proof sealed ...
by M Hoose
December 11th, 2014, 6:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What are you willing to spend for a wine you will actually drink?
Replies: 55
Views: 1978

What are you willing to spend for a wine you will actually drink?

Started somewhere around the $50, then hit $100, and now tops is 165 but it's a rare treat for me. I've not purchased with the intent to invest or sell, but I would now definitely trade around my inventory to find something special. I will say, my time here as a WB has exposed me to a great cross se...
by M Hoose
December 8th, 2014, 8:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: A day of lots of SQN and a few more!
Replies: 17
Views: 1326

TN: A day of lots of SQN and a few more!

Wow - what a line-up indeed.

Thanks for the notes - killer
by M Hoose
October 22nd, 2014, 9:29 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Santa Ynez area restaurants?
Replies: 8
Views: 339

Santa Ynez area restaurants?

Jesse -

PM sent re: Mirabelle
by M Hoose
October 22nd, 2014, 8:26 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Santa Ynez area restaurants?
Replies: 8
Views: 339

Santa Ynez area restaurants?

Not on your list - Industrial Eats in B-Town on Industrial way. Though not in SY / Highly Recommend On your list - Ballard Inn kills it. Very nicely appointed rooms, too Brothers (or their "sister" restaurant Sides in Los Olivos at the old Patricks Side Street Cafe) does a fine job. SY Kitchen is fa...
by M Hoose
August 8th, 2014, 6:13 am
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Rec needed - Winatchee WA
Replies: 3
Views: 174

Rec needed - Winatchee WA

Thanks brothers for the advice. The folks there are just amazing, generous, thoughtful and upbeat despite the challenges of fire. Hopefully, the corner is turned quickly and any new starts are picked up quick! Chuck - most kind offer! Should we make the PNW on another gig, I'll hit you up (after at ...

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