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by M Hoose
September 25th, 2019, 7:40 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: free bottle of Burgundy and baby sitting
Replies: 7
Views: 1030

Re: free bottle of Burgundy and baby sitting

Lemme ask around. Guessing the preference is for an SB spot - Goleta or Montecito or ?? cool?
by M Hoose
July 5th, 2019, 7:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2280
Views: 147442

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: 164

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: 1975

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: 1092

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: 3495

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: 879

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: 2053

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: 397

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: 3691

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: 49353

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: 49110

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: 2443

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: 1700

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: 2381

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: 18871

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: 3842

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: 8630

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: 1061

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: 515

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: 184

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: 184

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: 49110

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: 512

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: 452

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: 17612

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: 18011

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: 452

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: 452

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: 853

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: 49110

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: 1986

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: 1333

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: 345

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: 345

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...

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