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by Peter Shurman
January 5th, 2021, 9:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4089
Views: 429995

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

Sherri S h a p i r o wrote: December 24th, 2020, 10:44 am I'm ashamed to admit it but I bit too.
Did you receive a confirm yet? So far, crickets.
by Peter Shurman
January 5th, 2021, 8:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How long can you go till you buy wine in 2021?
Replies: 204
Views: 7561

Re: How long can you go till you buy wine in 2021?

Looking back at previous January purchases, I should behave until the middle of the month.

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by Peter Shurman
December 23rd, 2020, 4:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4089
Views: 429995

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

I never do mystery wine buys. Tonight I did.

wuwt

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by Peter Shurman
December 15th, 2020, 6:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Etna Rosso under $20? [Etna]
Replies: 21
Views: 1541

Re: Best Etna Rosso under $20?

Le Vigne di Eli Etna Rosso
I paid 20 a pop.

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by Peter Shurman
December 6th, 2020, 11:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4089
Views: 429995

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

With regards to mystery wine offers ... thanks, but no thanks.

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by Peter Shurman
December 6th, 2020, 10:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8277
Views: 586977

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

mattcitrang wrote: December 6th, 2020, 10:45 am
cjsavino wrote: December 6th, 2020, 9:01 am
Peter Shurman wrote: December 6th, 2020, 7:49 am Hey Matty, did your bottles ship yet?
Pete, got mine pretty quickly after ordering, looks like order place 11/18 and delivered 11/20.

Same here. From their east coast warehouse.
Sounds like you lucked out too ... stay well.
by Peter Shurman
December 6th, 2020, 10:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retailer check: My Wine Deals
Replies: 11
Views: 1228

Re: Retailer check: My Wine Deals

Anyone using them? I have several pre arrivals and they just pushed back deliveries until September which I understand to avoid summer temps during shipping. Their prices are good and I can pick up in DC so no shipping involved. Still, no vino yet. Any luck with your pending deliveries? There was a...
by Peter Shurman
December 6th, 2020, 10:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8277
Views: 586977

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

cjsavino wrote: December 6th, 2020, 9:01 am
Peter Shurman wrote: December 6th, 2020, 7:49 am
mattcitrang wrote: November 18th, 2020, 12:15 pm

thanks for the heads up. Always room for a few of these.
Hey Matty, did your bottles ship yet?
Pete, got mine pretty quickly after ordering, looks like order place 11/18 and delivered 11/20.
Guess you got the last of the east coast bottles ... I'm still waiting on the 4 that I ordered.
by Peter Shurman
December 6th, 2020, 7:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Amusing Article - Which Wine You Should Drink, Based on Your Zodiac Sign
Replies: 21
Views: 1034

Re: Amusing Article - Which Wine You Should Drink, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Riesling for my sign ... well it was my first love in this journey.

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by Peter Shurman
December 6th, 2020, 7:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8277
Views: 586977

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

mattcitrang wrote: November 18th, 2020, 12:15 pm
MikeL238 wrote: November 18th, 2020, 10:35 am Testamatta Bibi Graetz Toscana 2016 at $59, pretty good deal.
thanks for the heads up. Always room for a few of these.
Hey Matty, did your bottles ship yet?
by Peter Shurman
December 5th, 2020, 5:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8277
Views: 586977

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

Since when does Last Bottle have an East Coast warehouse?
by Peter Shurman
December 5th, 2020, 5:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retailer check: My Wine Deals
Replies: 11
Views: 1228

Re: Retailer check: My Wine Deals

Jay $$ Winton wrote: June 25th, 2018, 7:18 am Anyone using them? I have several pre arrivals and they just pushed back deliveries until September which I understand to avoid summer temps during shipping. Their prices are good and I can pick up in DC so no shipping involved. Still, no vino yet.
Any luck with your pending deliveries?
by Peter Shurman
October 23rd, 2020, 11:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: #GlassFire
Replies: 539
Views: 61374

Re: #GlassFire

I had a bad feeling about Stagecoach and Yates, thanks for the update KT.
by Peter Shurman
October 22nd, 2020, 10:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: #GlassFire
Replies: 539
Views: 61374

Re: #GlassFire

Heard Duckhorn had hired private fire fighters - many of the larger wineries (or their insurance companies) do. If we all had those resources we would do the same. Karen this is such a stressful and heart wrenching time. I’m hoping for great news!! Thank you Nola - it’s been a really stressful week...
by Peter Shurman
August 12th, 2020, 8:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Gary V. Again.
Replies: 79
Views: 8754

Re: Gary V. Again.

Rich K0rz€nk0 wrote: August 12th, 2020, 2:50 pm My hourly rate is a smidge less lol

I'll just look at our past drink ups with him as comp'd time well spent.
You need to resurrect your old avatar, the one taken at one of those past drink ups.

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by Peter Shurman
July 2nd, 2020, 1:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Gary V. Again.
Replies: 79
Views: 8754

Re: Gary V. Again.

Hey everyone! Gary's partner in Empathy Wines here. As a long-time Berserkers member (more lurking than engaging), I am beyond thankful to this community. I've learned a ton about the industry, and fine wine in general, by reading and participating on these forums. And I've made lots of online-to-o...
by Peter Shurman
June 22nd, 2020, 9:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Limerick Lane Zinfandel Russian River Valley
Replies: 22
Views: 1749

Re: TN: 2018 Limerick Lane Zinfandel Russian River Valley

Dave H. wrote: June 22nd, 2020, 8:04 am Did anyone on the east coast receive their wine, yet? Mine has been pending with expected departure from Elizabeth New Jersey for a week. I'm sure it's fine--just curious.
Mine arrived last week ... [cheers.gif]
by Peter Shurman
May 22nd, 2020, 6:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite Cabernet Producers Under $75
Replies: 157
Views: 12347

Re: Favorite Cabernet Producers Under $75

Jean Edwards Cellars

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by Peter Shurman
May 22nd, 2020, 5:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Limerick Lane offer
Replies: 16
Views: 1523

Re: Limerick Lane offer

This offer is THE definition of a DEAL.

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by Peter Shurman
May 14th, 2020, 12:52 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: PLEASE NOTE: Forum will be closed May 15
Replies: 18
Views: 2356

Re: PLEASE NOTE: Forum will be closed May 15

Todd F r e n c h wrote: May 8th, 2020, 8:17 am David and Sheila, thank you. As I said, I'm open to reconsideration. Closing on the 15th is the plan as of now, and if we remain in lockdown for longer, I'll definitely take another look!
So, is this closure a done deal?
Boo, if it is.
by Peter Shurman
May 13th, 2020, 10:18 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: JEAN EDWARDS CELLARS: EXPERIENCE BERSERKER DAY ALL YEAR ROUND!
Replies: 7
Views: 899

Re: JEAN EDWARDS CELLARS: EXPERIENCE BERSERKER DAY ALL YEAR ROUND!

Karen Troisi wrote: May 13th, 2020, 8:37 am
Peter Shurman wrote: May 13th, 2020, 8:09 am Does the bad-to-the-bone club have an East Coast pick up option?

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Yes sir (a northern NJ pick-up option can be arranged). :-D
Excellent, stay well and say hi to John for me.
by Peter Shurman
May 13th, 2020, 8:13 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: PLEASE NOTE: Forum will be closed May 15
Replies: 18
Views: 2356

Re: PLEASE NOTE: Forum will be closed May 15

Hope that The Todd reconsiders not closing this forum and all the offers that go along with it.

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by Peter Shurman
May 13th, 2020, 8:09 am
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: JEAN EDWARDS CELLARS: EXPERIENCE BERSERKER DAY ALL YEAR ROUND!
Replies: 7
Views: 899

Re: JEAN EDWARDS CELLARS: EXPERIENCE BERSERKER DAY ALL YEAR ROUND!

Does the bad-to-the-bone club have an East Coast pick up option?

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by Peter Shurman
May 8th, 2020, 4:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine Store Websites Are Terrible
Replies: 49
Views: 2895

Re: Wine Store Websites Are Terrible

^^^^ Gary Vaynerchuk would dispute the above comment. ^^^^

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by Peter Shurman
April 30th, 2020, 5:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Need some new Summer Whites Recs
Replies: 36
Views: 1299

Re: Need some new Summer Whites Recs

some whites we'll be drinking ...

Terre Nere Etna Bianco
Feudi di San Gregorio Falanghina del Sannio
Gérard Boulay Sancerre Monts Damnés
Kendric Vineyards Viognier
Jean Edwards Cellars Sauvignon Blanc
and a trio of Paetra
by Peter Shurman
April 30th, 2020, 4:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12663
Views: 508221

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2010 Il Marroneto Brunello di Montalcino

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wish recent vintages were priced like this one!
by Peter Shurman
April 29th, 2020, 6:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4089
Views: 429995

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

2011 and 2013 Don Melchor @ 60 a pop ... sold out, damn it.
by Peter Shurman
April 29th, 2020, 5:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 605
Views: 52853

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

2010 Cabot Vineyards Syrah Humboldt County
2010 Keating Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Georges III Vineyard

The Cabot Syrah gets 2 thumbs up!

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by Peter Shurman
April 28th, 2020, 4:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sojourn Cellars
Replies: 52
Views: 4282

Re: Sojourn Cellars

2016 Rodgers Creek Vineyard

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by Peter Shurman
April 28th, 2020, 10:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Predictions on new release pricing?
Replies: 21
Views: 1175

Re: Predictions on new release pricing?

NED VALOIS wrote: April 28th, 2020, 9:43 am Is that RATE OR RAPE ?? [snort.gif]
RAPE ... [stirthepothal.gif]
by Peter Shurman
April 28th, 2020, 10:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4089
Views: 429995

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

TGigante wrote: April 28th, 2020, 9:52 am
Peter Shurman wrote: April 28th, 2020, 9:38 am
Does anyone else here dislike the ship by the case only policy?
It’s a marketing technique Pete
Want your wine?
Buy more or it’s held hostage
I hear you loud and clear my friend, perhaps that is why I don't buy all too often from the man.
by Peter Shurman
April 28th, 2020, 9:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12663
Views: 508221

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Brian Pinci wrote: April 27th, 2020, 6:21 pm
Peter Shurman wrote: April 26th, 2020, 8:30 pm 2010 Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino

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How was it? I haven’t opened my 2010 Brunellos yet. Wondering if they are drinking well now.
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by Peter Shurman
April 28th, 2020, 9:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life
Replies: 4089
Views: 429995

Re: The Garagiste Thread (The Great Enabler) Back to Life

Does anyone else here dislike the ship by the case only policy?
by Peter Shurman
April 27th, 2020, 5:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12663
Views: 508221

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2014 Jean Edwards Cabernet Sauvignon Yates Family Vineyard

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by Peter Shurman
April 27th, 2020, 1:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 605
Views: 52853

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Doug Ackerman wrote: April 27th, 2020, 1:50 am
Peter Shurman wrote: April 19th, 2020, 10:01 am 2016 Red Electric Pinot Noir Interurban Armstrong Vineyard ... [cheers.gif]
About time! [cheers.gif]
ha ha ha ... the two 15's from that 6 pack are also history.

need to procure some more Red Electric.

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by Peter Shurman
April 27th, 2020, 7:44 am
Forum: Wine Pimps
Topic: Thoughts on UndergroundCellar.com?
Replies: 3
Views: 2458

Re: Thoughts on UndergroundCellar.com?

Justin F wrote: April 27th, 2020, 6:45 am
Kyle Whitney wrote: April 27th, 2020, 12:42 am This post doesn't belong in this section.
No? It's a wine retailer discussion... where would it be more appropriate?
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by Peter Shurman
April 26th, 2020, 8:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12663
Views: 508221

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2010 Uccelliera Brunello di Montalcino

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by Peter Shurman
April 25th, 2020, 7:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12663
Views: 508221

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2015 Jean Edwards Cellars Merlot

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by Peter Shurman
April 24th, 2020, 6:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12663
Views: 508221

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

with dinner
2010 Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino

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by Peter Shurman
April 24th, 2020, 6:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 3104
Views: 211701

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

2017 Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

drank a lot better than the first bottle we tried back in Feb.

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by Peter Shurman
April 23rd, 2020, 3:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sojourn Cellars
Replies: 52
Views: 4282

Re: Sojourn Cellars

So I guess this thread is OK to post what Sojourn are you drinking tonight.

2015 Home Ranch Cuvée

f'ing delicious

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by Peter Shurman
April 22nd, 2020, 3:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12663
Views: 508221

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2016 Anthill Farms Pinot Noir Abbey-Harris Vineyard

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by Peter Shurman
April 22nd, 2020, 1:01 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Paetra Buy one, get one free
Replies: 57
Views: 6381

Re: Paetra Buy one, get one free

Thank you all again for your support through this. It's very difficult and I appreciate the orders coming through more than you can imagine. I'll roll this offer through until the inventory runs out. Please be safe out there and hopefully we can get over this sooner than later. I wish you all good ...
by Peter Shurman
April 21st, 2020, 4:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Late Spring Impromptu Release - April 21
Replies: 194
Views: 13906

Re: Bedrock Late Spring Impromptu Release - April 21

I know I was allocated an across the board selection earlier today.
I guess i waited too long to respond to the offers ... oh well.

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by Peter Shurman
April 21st, 2020, 4:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 605
Views: 52853

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

2013 Scherrer Zinfandel Old and Mature Vines Scherrer Vineyard

:) :)

love when my honey comments, hmmmm this is good.
by Peter Shurman
April 21st, 2020, 4:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 605
Views: 52853

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Alex G wrote: April 21st, 2020, 8:55 am
Peter Shurman wrote: April 20th, 2020, 11:51 am 2016 Franny Beck Pinot Noir

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Had one the other day, found it very nice, and, indeed, quite a bit fuller than a normal Franny. Medium bodied, layered, and an incredible value.
Love this 3 vineyard blend ... [cheers.gif]

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