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by Brian Tuite
December 9th, 2018, 7:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How many bottles when purchasing? (with poll)
Replies: 39
Views: 1094

Re: How many bottles when purchasing? (with poll)

I used to do 3, sometimes 4. Nowadays I do 2 as it has diversified my cellar.
by Brian Tuite
December 8th, 2018, 8:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Info on Copain “Lie Clair” Syrah?
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Re: Info on Copain “Lie Clair” Syrah?

I just enjoyed a bottle of 2009 Copain “Lie Clair” Syrah Mendocino. Very deep and savory with several years left in the tank. There doesn’t seem to be any info on this bottling anywhere on the internet including CellarTracker. Purchased on Winebid a few years ago (well before the recent deluge of C...
by Brian Tuite
December 8th, 2018, 7:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A few Berserkers (and CTers) come to dinner
Replies: 3
Views: 505

Re: A few Berserkers (and CTers) come to dinner

Next time you visit I’m making you cook!
by Brian Tuite
December 7th, 2018, 9:06 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 1749
Views: 140115

Re: Steak Porn

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by Brian Tuite
December 7th, 2018, 6:23 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 1749
Views: 140115

Re: Steak Porn

Rib-eye
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by Brian Tuite
December 7th, 2018, 6:14 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: What to do with organic virgin coconut oil?
Replies: 10
Views: 204

Re: What to do with organic virgin coconut oil?

Chris Blum wrote:
December 7th, 2018, 6:00 am
Do we still have an NSFW forum?

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by Brian Tuite
December 5th, 2018, 7:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William & Mary Wine Co.
Replies: 116
Views: 8438

Re: William & Mary Wine Co.

Not a tasting note (yet) but I wanted to give Will Segui a shout out for just being a class act. Some of you may have seen in another thread that I was having some difficulty with my William & Mary delivery via FedEx. As best I can tell FedEx scanned it last Wednesday and Thursday as being on the t...
by Brian Tuite
December 5th, 2018, 5:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

FINAL Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4

The notes are in and the tally is complete. A total of 53 tasting notes. $23 @$20/note and 30 @ $25/note so we raised $1,210.00 for Jason and his family. I’d like to thank everyone who posted their tasting notes and shared a little of themselves with all of us. Special thanks to the Berserkers who o...
by Brian Tuite
December 4th, 2018, 4:37 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Falltacular BYOB Friday Night Kick-off Dinner--2/15/19 @ 6PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184

Re: Falltacular BYOB Friday Night Kick-off Dinner--2/15/19 @ 6PM

L e o F r o k i c wrote:
December 3rd, 2018, 1:59 pm
Brian Tuite wrote:
December 1st, 2018, 11:24 am
Frank, 2 people $140, so it’s $70pp not $60pp? Asking for a friend. [wink.gif]
"Friend" who can't read neener
Hey now...
by Brian Tuite
December 4th, 2018, 5:55 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4

https://media.giphy.com/media/HDzHq496Pz3i0/giphy.gif “Clarity now!” Current donation is $17 per note or $22 per note that includes a picture of you with the bottle! Update: $20 and $25 with you pictured! Way to go guys and gals! Well my math fails me but thankfully it’s just my math. [wink.gif] Ac...
by Brian Tuite
December 4th, 2018, 5:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4

Today is the last day for this thread so you have until Midnight PST Tuesday to get those notes and pictures loaded. Let’s finish this one strong! grouphug [berserker.gif]
by Brian Tuite
December 3rd, 2018, 7:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4

1994 Nalle Zinfandel - USA, California, Sonoma County, Dry Creek Valley (12/3/2018) Cork was crumbly, needed to use the Durand. Wine is surprisingly fresh. It’s been hit and miss with aged Nalle Zinfandels but this one is a win. Nose of strawberry preserves and a new leather wallet. The same strawb...
by Brian Tuite
December 3rd, 2018, 9:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How much did you pay for your wine collection?
Replies: 64
Views: 2798

Re: How much did you pay for your wine collection?

Bdklein wrote:
December 3rd, 2018, 8:12 am
Brian Tuite wrote:
December 3rd, 2018, 6:57 am
Your cellar is generally worth what you paid for it over the years.
Not sure I agree with this. All depends on the contents .
Unless you are selling it or borrowing money against it it’s not worth any more than you paid for it.
by Brian Tuite
December 3rd, 2018, 6:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How much did you pay for your wine collection?
Replies: 64
Views: 2798

Re: How much did you pay for your wine collection?

Your cellar is generally worth what you paid for it over the years. Some bottles appreciate while others depreciate in value.
by Brian Tuite
December 3rd, 2018, 5:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How much did you pay for your wine collection?
Replies: 64
Views: 2798

Re: How much did you pay for your wine collection?

I thought you meant since I started collecting. I voted 1 tier too high.
by Brian Tuite
December 2nd, 2018, 9:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan
Replies: 273
Views: 11687

Re: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan

I told my wife tonight that we needed to drink more wine because we’re out of storage space and she said I needed to stop buying wine. Can you believe that?

I need to have a cellar reduction party. Who wants to come?
by Brian Tuite
December 2nd, 2018, 9:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 BKB Pinot Noir Makena (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Eola - Amity Hills)
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: TN: 2016 BKB Pinot Noir Makena (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Eola - Amity Hills)

I can't keep up with all the wineries, new to me. Love the AVA. Tantalizing note. [cheers.gif] Well you won’t have to keep up with this one since 2016 is their last vintage. My Son-in-law introduced me to this as the winemaker is a friend of his. Brought one over on Thanksgiving and I liked it so m...
by Brian Tuite
December 2nd, 2018, 8:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William & Mary Wine Co.
Replies: 116
Views: 8438

Re: William & Mary Wine Co.

Scott Brunson wrote:
December 2nd, 2018, 6:06 pm
Brian Tuite wrote:
December 2nd, 2018, 5:45 pm
Bud Carey wrote:
December 2nd, 2018, 12:55 pm
Popped a 2014 for dinner tonight.
The ‘14 was my 2017 WOTY, absolutely loved it.
Was it '14 that you opened for me?
Spectacular, whichever vintage
That it was. [berserker.gif]
by Brian Tuite
December 2nd, 2018, 7:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4

‘16 Seghesio Sonoma County Zin A recent WBer posted a note on this calling it forgettable. I’m in total agreement. Kind of sweet dark fruit on the front palate. Finishes with kind of awkward acidity. I can see this getting crushed at a party, but for the same $$, the DCV Heritage is a way better wi...
by Brian Tuite
December 2nd, 2018, 7:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 BKB Pinot Noir Makena (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Eola - Amity Hills)
Replies: 2
Views: 110

TN: 2016 BKB Pinot Noir Makena (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Eola - Amity Hills)

2016 BKB Pinot Noir Makena - USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Eola - Amity Hills (12/2/2018) Dark garnet to the rim, candied black cherry nose, juicy core of black cherry made in a carbonic style, lip smacking acidity, stemmy, soy sauce, juicy, lively, gulpable. If Hardy Wallace made a Pinot Noir it...
by Brian Tuite
December 2nd, 2018, 5:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: William & Mary Wine Co.
Replies: 116
Views: 8438

Re: William & Mary Wine Co.

Bud Carey wrote:
December 2nd, 2018, 12:55 pm
Popped a 2014 for dinner tonight.
The ‘14 was my 2017 WOTY, absolutely loved it.
by Brian Tuite
December 1st, 2018, 11:24 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Falltacular BYOB Friday Night Kick-off Dinner--2/15/19 @ 6PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184

Re: Falltacular BYOB Friday Night Kick-off Dinner--2/15/19 @ 6PM

Frank, 2 people $140, so it’s $70pp not $60pp? Asking for a friend. [wink.gif]
by Brian Tuite
December 1st, 2018, 8:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Buying Non-750ml Formats...Regrets and Advice
Replies: 109
Views: 2234

Re: Buying Non-750ml Formats...Regrets and Advice

Neal.Mollen wrote:
November 30th, 2018, 4:38 am
A bunch of champagne producers make .187 bottles. I've never seen a 100 ml bottle
Shirley you jest!

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by Brian Tuite
November 30th, 2018, 7:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4

2017 Turley Old Vines Zinfandel - Baby killing but that’s why I buy a case of this every vintage. Abundant raspberry/blackberry fruit, brambly goodness. Long and pleasing with great depth. Tegan holds the reins back on this and lets the old vines do the talking. A no brainer purchase year in and ye...
by Brian Tuite
November 30th, 2018, 1:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4

I pulled a relic out last night to contribute to the cause here. This was purchased up at the Monte Bello tasting room (along with the '92 and '93) on the first trip I took with my (not yet at the time) wife down to California. 1994 Ridge Lytton Estate (ATP bottling) Color still pretty intact but t...
by Brian Tuite
November 30th, 2018, 7:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4

Nice start everybody! Remember, every pic of your mug with the wine means another donation $5 on top of the note. grouphug
by Brian Tuite
November 30th, 2018, 6:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 1955
Views: 116720

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

ky1em!ttskus wrote:
November 29th, 2018, 8:53 pm
ky1em!ttskus wrote:
November 29th, 2018, 1:40 pm
‘15 or ‘16 OVZ tonight?
Went with ‘16 as I have more. Young. Delicious. Helped out a berserker. #noregrets
grouphug
by Brian Tuite
November 29th, 2018, 4:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 1955
Views: 116720

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Time to check on the 2008 Lauterbach Syrah at ten years of age. Initial indications are excellent! The color is dark purple like blackberry. Nose is somewhat muted upon decanting, but it reveals some dark fruit over dust. Initial taste is excellent; dark berry fruits mixed with hints of dust, tar, ...
by Brian Tuite
November 29th, 2018, 5:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Planning your visit to Sonoma "County"? This might help.
Replies: 400
Views: 77194

Re: Planning your visit to Sonoma "County"? This might help.

Bergamot Alley closed :( One of my favorite memories was winning their annual spelling bee - never even used the gift certificate! newhere Thank you, I’ve updated the listing. I also added the new Russian River Brewing Brewpub/Tasting Bar/Retail Store/Brewery Facility in Windsor If anyone sees wine...
by Brian Tuite
November 28th, 2018, 7:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4

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“Clarity now!”

Current donation is $17 per note or $22 per note that includes a picture of you with the bottle!

Update: $20 and $25 with you pictured! Way to go guys and gals!
by Brian Tuite
November 28th, 2018, 6:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4

Carlisle Carlisle it is then. Frank, as for the donations I’m trying to get some clarity but the way i read it now it’s $17 per note or $27 with a pic of a Berserker. All for a good cause. 2011 Carlisle Zinfandel Carlisle Vineyard - USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley (11/28/2018) D...
by Brian Tuite
November 28th, 2018, 7:18 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Flowers Pinot Noir Keefer Ranch
Replies: 4
Views: 247

Re: TN: 2002 Flowers Pinot Noir Keefer Ranch

Always a fan of Keefer fruit, particular Ed Kurtzman's work with it. Didn't know Flowers did one! Bottle Barn purchased the cellar of one of the Keefers in an estate sale and is selling it off in store. Selection varies daily by year and producer. I’ve seen Flowers, Siduri, Failla, Sandler, Keefer ...
by Brian Tuite
November 28th, 2018, 7:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Flowers Pinot Noir Keefer Ranch
Replies: 4
Views: 247

Re: TN: 2002 Flowers Pinot Noir Keefer Ranch

Sean Malloy wrote:
November 27th, 2018, 9:02 am
Thanks for the note. I don't have any of this, but it is always nice to see Cali Pinot holding up well over the years. IIRC, Flowers is usually in the 13.x% abv...do you know what this one was at?
The bottle read 14%. It showed in the texture but no heat whatsoever.
by Brian Tuite
November 27th, 2018, 5:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen

Mike Stoneking wrote:
November 27th, 2018, 12:26 pm
Hey Brian, I will back you up with an additional $5 donation for every tasting note.
Thanks Mike! I have another anonymous donor of $2/note!
[berserker.gif] grouphug
by Brian Tuite
November 27th, 2018, 5:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen

Jim Stewart wrote:
November 27th, 2018, 4:06 pm
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. . . going way back, circa 1975 to Italian Swiss Colony, probably the first Zinfandel we tasted




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Whoa! Nice pull.
by Brian Tuite
November 26th, 2018, 9:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

Re: Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen

larry schaffer wrote:
November 26th, 2018, 8:57 pm
Darn it - opened 3 wonderful ones on T-Day . . . will have to find more to open this week, my friend.

Cheers!
Go for it pal!
by Brian Tuite
November 26th, 2018, 8:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4
Replies: 100
Views: 2195

FINAL TALLY Week 2 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Back to its roots: California Zinfandel for Jason Hagen 11/28 - 12/4

I love what Frank has done bringing the community together with these VTs. It all started back in 2013 when Frank was waxing about his cellar overflowing when I suggested a Frank Murray III Virtual Tasting so that we could help him create space for more wines. Frank took the reigns and, true to form...
by Brian Tuite
November 26th, 2018, 8:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Flowers Pinot Noir Keefer Ranch
Replies: 4
Views: 247

TN: 2002 Flowers Pinot Noir Keefer Ranch

2002 Flowers Pinot Noir Keefer Ranch - USA, California, Sonoma County, Green Valley of Russian River Valley (11/26/2018) Bricksh burgundy red, nose of dried cherries, mushrooms and sage. Creamy texture, strawberry rhubarb pie, nice dose of acid, chewy tannins, long tart finish. Winner! https://cdn....
by Brian Tuite
November 26th, 2018, 7:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 1 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Empty My Wallet, Help Me Support Laura's House
Replies: 192
Views: 4569

Re: Week 1 - Virtual Tasting for Charity - Empty My Wallet, Help Me Support Laura's House

2002 Flowers Pinot Noir Keefer Ranch - USA, California, Sonoma County, Green Valley of Russian River Valley (11/26/2018) Bricksh burgundy red, nose of dried cherries, mushrooms and sage. Creamy texture, strawberry rhubarb pie, nice dose of acid, chewy tannins, long tart finish. Winner! C94B7B39-413...
by Brian Tuite
November 25th, 2018, 8:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My breezaire is making ice! Help...
Replies: 8
Views: 385

Re: My breezaire is making ice! Help...

Sean Devaney wrote:
November 25th, 2018, 8:32 am
Ice forming is often a sign of low refrigerant. After 20 years I would opt for replacement.
I would first check for blockage in the venting and inlet (filter) restricting airflow across the cooling coils.
by Brian Tuite
November 25th, 2018, 7:52 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Falltacular 2019--Saturday, 2/16/2019 @ My Place In The OC
Replies: 67
Views: 1702

Re: Falltacular 2019--Saturday, 2/16/2019 @ My Place In The OC

L e o F r o k i c wrote:
November 25th, 2018, 7:29 am
Brian Tuite wrote:
November 25th, 2018, 7:23 am
L e o F r o k i c wrote:
November 22nd, 2018, 9:19 pm
I donated thru their website, no time to go to post office this week.
Your name isn’t on the attendee list. Better follow up.
Who do I follow up with? Frank? Laura's house?
I would imagine Laura’s House.
by Brian Tuite
November 25th, 2018, 7:23 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Falltacular 2019--Saturday, 2/16/2019 @ My Place In The OC
Replies: 67
Views: 1702

Re: Falltacular 2019--Saturday, 2/16/2019 @ My Place In The OC

L e o F r o k i c wrote:
November 22nd, 2018, 9:19 pm
I donated thru their website, no time to go to post office this week.
Your name isn’t on the attendee list. Better follow up.
by Brian Tuite
November 24th, 2018, 7:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: requesting wine info: Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyards
Replies: 42
Views: 1682

Re: requesting wine info: Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyards

My only experience was a bottle of ‘82 Duriff I had at Berns a couple years back. It was fantastic and a sign that the wines were built to age. 1982 Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyards Durif Jones Ranch - USA, California, San Francisco Bay, Santa Cruz Mountains This wine was the surprise treat of the even...
by Brian Tuite
November 23rd, 2018, 9:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: IG (Instagram) from WBers?
Replies: 146
Views: 4853

Re: IG (Instagram) from WBers?

Jason Hagen wrote:
November 20th, 2018, 9:18 pm
Brian Tuite wrote:
August 13th, 2018, 9:28 am
Not quite as expressive but here is a pic from my 14 year olds IG

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T&P man, T&P. (Tasting notes and Pledges)
by Brian Tuite
November 23rd, 2018, 6:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1985 Lyeth A Red Bdx Blend (USA, California, Sonoma County, Alexander Valley)
Replies: 9
Views: 323

Re: TN: 1985 Lyeth A Red Bdx Blend (USA, California, Sonoma County, Alexander Valley)

As always, very good review. Now go find and old Thunder Mountain bottle to review! Would you settle for Black Mountain? Jess Jackson, when he was still alive, petitioned to the Dept of Interior to change the name of Black Mountain to Jackson Mountain because he owned a winery and vineyards at the ...
by Brian Tuite
November 23rd, 2018, 8:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: most compact way to store wine under the stairs
Replies: 24
Views: 1116

Re: most compact way to store wine under the stairs

I stored over 20 cases under my stairs in the OCBs (original cardboard boxes) with the bottles cork down for years. Esay to mark the outside of the box with what is inside, they pack tightly, stack well and when you need to move them you can do that 12 bottles at a time.
by Brian Tuite
November 23rd, 2018, 8:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1985 Lyeth A Red Bdx Blend (USA, California, Sonoma County, Alexander Valley)
Replies: 9
Views: 323

TN: 1985 Lyeth A Red Bdx Blend (USA, California, Sonoma County, Alexander Valley)

Opened this Thanksgiving with a slew of other wines. Was a standout for me. The estate vineyard from this wine was purchased by Gallo some time follwing Chip Lyeths death in 1988 from a stunt plane crash and is now known as Barelli Ranch. I found this bottle at Bottle Barn in Santa Rosa who purchase...
by Brian Tuite
November 22nd, 2018, 10:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What are people drinking for Thanksgiving?
Replies: 216
Views: 7059

Re: What are people drinking for Thanksgiving?

On tap...
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by Brian Tuite
November 22nd, 2018, 9:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Virtual Tasting Series Compendium 2018 - WB Charity ***README***
Replies: 28
Views: 879

Re: Virtual Tasting Series Compendium 2018 - WB Charity ***README***

brigcampbell wrote:
November 21st, 2018, 1:38 pm
Carlos Delpin wrote:
November 21st, 2018, 6:32 am
Bridge, I can take the week of December 12 with a Bordeaux theme. Benefit will be Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief. Let me know if that works.
you got it. [cheers.gif]
Look at Carlos, “Bridge”ing the gap. [welldone.gif]

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