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by Steve Gautier
February 17th, 2019, 5:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)
Replies: 273
Views: 8361

Re: Do you have questions on any of the new features? Ask here! (Also some instructions inside)

From an idevice you need to use the full editor & preview tab and then go in to attachments tab to the add files button.
by Steve Gautier
February 15th, 2019, 1:56 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: 2010 Morlet La Proportion Doree
Replies: 9
Views: 614

Re: FS: 2010 Morlet La Proportion Doree

Chris Chew wrote:
January 21st, 2019, 3:49 pm
12 x 2010 Morlet Family Vineyards "La Proportion Doree"

$45 per bottle, PM is best.
Where are you located?
by Steve Gautier
February 14th, 2019, 4:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ray Walker's New New Bourbon Company - Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon
Replies: 378
Views: 21650

Re: Ray Walker's New New Bourbon Company - Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon

Is this real? Why a new account? His old account was just Ray Walker.
by Steve Gautier
February 14th, 2019, 4:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ray Walker's New New Bourbon Company - Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon
Replies: 378
Views: 21650

Re: Ray Walker's New New Bourbon Company - Saint Cloud Kentucky Bourbon

Here we go. This should keep everyone busy for the evening.
by Steve Gautier
February 14th, 2019, 1:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anyone tried Beau Vigne Cabs?
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: Anyone tried Beau Vigne Cabs?

I got what I thought was a good deal on the 2007 Cab. I’ve had it twice and haven’t been impressed. Not sure how to describe. I think it wanted to be bigger fruit (which I am fine with) but not sure. Still holding on to one which I plan on drinking some time this year. Properly wouldn’t re-buy even ...
by Steve Gautier
February 14th, 2019, 8:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Guess What???? CELLARTRACKER INTEGRATION is here!!!
Replies: 171
Views: 5136

Re: Guess What???? CELLARTRACKER INTEGRATION is here!!!

Apologize if this has been mentioned, but on the subject of CT integration, I'm loving that there is now a W-S low price button on CT. It doesn't appear to be perfect (frequently that price isn't found in the list if clicked... maybe they offer W-S pro prices while I'm using the normal site?) but I...
by Steve Gautier
February 9th, 2019, 12:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tell me about Vin Chicago?
Replies: 18
Views: 753

Re: Tell me about Vin Chicago?

Sent a friend there based on this thread. He sent me an email they sent him with tasting notes on all of the wines he bought. Never saw that before from a wine store. Nice touch.
by Steve Gautier
February 9th, 2019, 5:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10295
Views: 330637

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

Turn 43 tomorrow: ‘76 SLV ‘76 SLV Lot B ‘76 Cheval Blanc Both Stag’s Leaps led with eucalyptus, but also fairly youthful with plenty of fruit. Lot B slightly more concentrated. Cheval great and improved over time but trailed last night’s mini-horizontal of ‘82 Calon Segur and Certan De May that wer...
by Steve Gautier
February 8th, 2019, 12:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!
Replies: 42
Views: 1675

Re: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!

Wine-Searcher button always shows. Price shows when their API has a price to return. Vivino button is intended to only show when there is an offer. If for that exact vintage then a price is shown. If for another vintage, no price is shown. Dan is looking at their API some more. He may be showing th...
by Steve Gautier
February 8th, 2019, 7:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!
Replies: 42
Views: 1675

Re: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!

Eric - Want to make sure I understand what you are saying. Is it:
- button always shows but a price is only shown in the button if they have something to sell, or
- button and price only show when there is something to sell
by Steve Gautier
February 6th, 2019, 5:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!
Replies: 42
Views: 1675

Re: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!

Steve, feel free to send us a note with examples to support@cellartracker.com or post in OUR support forum. We call their API and pass them our wine name. They are only supposed to come back if they have a match. Eric - I just posted it in the support forum. I am not real familiar with Vivino so I ...
by Steve Gautier
February 6th, 2019, 5:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!
Replies: 42
Views: 1675

Re: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!

Hi all, yes yesterday afternoon we quietly launched a new feature where we are testing some integration with Vivino. Basically, wherever we used to just render one WHERE TO BUY link to take you to Wine-Searcher, now we potentially will offer two links, one for Wine-Searcher and one for Vivino. We w...
by Steve Gautier
February 6th, 2019, 4:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!
Replies: 42
Views: 1675

Re: CT+ WS + Vivino???!!!!

I was also surprised to see this. I like the update were you see the lowest price on Wine Searcher without clicking through.
by Steve Gautier
February 6th, 2019, 4:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Blind tastings study
Replies: 8
Views: 515

Re: Blind tastings study

My daughter is in the Oxford Blind Tasting Society with the authors. While she was always interested in wine, this has taken it to a whole new level. While I have attended blind tastings, it is nothing like what they do. Seems to range from fun to very intense.
by Steve Gautier
February 6th, 2019, 2:13 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Iceland on the Cheap?
Replies: 8
Views: 233

Re: Iceland on the Cheap?

We stayed in Reykjavik and did day trips from there. Plenty to see if you are only spending four days. As said above, some of those days will be long. We did organized tours so we didn’t have to rent a car and drive but that will be more expensive and as others have said, it is not a budget consciou...
by Steve Gautier
February 5th, 2019, 12:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WTSO - Mini-Marathon
Replies: 8
Views: 542

Re: WTSO - Mini-Marathon

2016 Loring Santa Lucia Highlands up now.
by Steve Gautier
February 5th, 2019, 9:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: AG scores for Napa 2016 Part 1
Replies: 65
Views: 6099

Re: AG scores for Napa 2016 Part 1

AG was only 5 for both parts combined.
by Steve Gautier
February 3rd, 2019, 8:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2084
Views: 124708

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Brian S t o t t e r wrote:
February 3rd, 2019, 7:52 pm
Recently found the 2013 Montecillo Cabernet on clearance for $75 at a store near me. Didn’t pull the trigger, but has anyone had this vintage and is this a reasonable price?
It was $55 on release. I don’t plan on opening one for at least five more years.
by Steve Gautier
January 31st, 2019, 7:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2084
Views: 124708

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

2013 Pagani and 2013 Old Vine Zin. While the Pagani was better, both were fantastic and it was amazing how the OVZ stood up against the Pagani.
by Steve Gautier
January 31st, 2019, 10:51 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Why don't more wineries use PayPal or other payment systems?
Replies: 75
Views: 1755

Re: Why don't more wineries use PayPal or other payment systems?

Does PayPal give you 2% to the consumer when purchasing? I have Sam's Club card that gives me 5% on different purchases. As the consumer do I have to pay a fee to use it? IF so sounds like a flawed system. If your credit card is tied to the PayPal account, don’t you still get the credit card benefi...
by Steve Gautier
January 29th, 2019, 5:50 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Middle Eastern restaurant in Philadelphia
Replies: 8
Views: 287

Re: Middle Eastern restaurant in Philadelphia

I’ve never been to Suraya but Zahav is great. The off menu tasting menu which includes the signature lamb dish is fantastic.
by Steve Gautier
January 29th, 2019, 11:23 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: London Eateries?
Replies: 24
Views: 597

Re: London Eateries?

Borough Market is quite the wonderland for food. Drop into Neal's Yard Dairy to buy some farmhouse British and Irish cheese with top quality bread, butter and relish for a simple dinner-a-deux once you get tired of eating out. Make sure you wet your whistle with a quick pint at one of the Borough p...
by Steve Gautier
January 27th, 2019, 3:30 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Wine Glasses, and a few Zaltos if you need them
Replies: 205
Views: 7872

Re: Grassl Wine Glasses, and a few Zaltos if you need them

Any guidance on the volume of the Liberte and the Cru? Thanks, Andy Chris is on a plane and having a hard time getting a response through so he asked me to post this. I dont know. But if you go to the Grassl site and look at the schematics the red line at the width marker is also roughly a full lin...
by Steve Gautier
January 27th, 2019, 11:01 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Lagier Meredith - 3 Irrefutably Irresistable Deals
Replies: 19
Views: 1608

Re: Lagier Meredith - 3 Irrefutably Irresistable Deals

Carole Meredith wrote:
January 27th, 2019, 10:59 am
Steve Gautier wrote:
January 27th, 2019, 10:56 am
Hopefully I snuck my order in before the deadline.
Yes, your order's good. Just 1 more set of mags left and then after that one goes, the website should show it as "sold out" (if I set it up correctly).
[cheers.gif]
by Steve Gautier
January 23rd, 2019, 6:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Andrew calling it quits?
Replies: 47
Views: 3626

Re: Andrew calling it quits?

It looks like the last ones I bought were from the 2012 vintage. Not sure why I stopped. I always enjoyed his Pinot. I wish him good luck in his next venture as well.
by Steve Gautier
January 21st, 2019, 3:07 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Reykjavic restaurants (Dill and Resto)
Replies: 7
Views: 346

Re: Reykjavic restaurants (Dill and Resto)

We had a great meal at Saeta Svinid (Sweet Pig) which was a very nice casual gastropub. The lamb shoulder that my wife and daughter had was fantastic.

Pastries at Braud are a must in the morning.
by Steve Gautier
January 21st, 2019, 10:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Offer letter timing
Replies: 21
Views: 1093

Re: Offer letter timing

CJ Beazley wrote:
January 21st, 2019, 9:54 am
Steve Gautier wrote:
January 21st, 2019, 8:50 am
I wish Randy still made wine. I may need to open a Match Cab this week.
Had an ‘05 in December and was spectacular.
I still have a 3L 2005 Baconbrook from the 2014 BerserkerDay auction. Plan to open that some time this year.
by Steve Gautier
January 21st, 2019, 8:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Offer letter timing
Replies: 21
Views: 1093

Re: Offer letter timing

I wish Randy still made wine. I may need to open a Match Cab this week.
by Steve Gautier
January 19th, 2019, 5:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2084
Views: 124708

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

2012 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Kirschenmann Vineyard - after trying a few Kirschenmann, I stopped buying. Morgan just makes too many different wines. After having this tonight, I may need to change that in the future. This was great on PnP. Light and lively with traditional Zin characteristics on ...
by Steve Gautier
January 19th, 2019, 5:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Please tell me about Fait Main wines
Replies: 7
Views: 660

Re: Please tell me about Fait Main wines

NapaCabLover on Instagram opened one tonight. Are they a Berserker?
by Steve Gautier
January 19th, 2019, 4:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2084
Views: 124708

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

2012 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Kirschenmann Vineyard - after trying a few Kirschenmann, I stopped buying. Morgan just makes too many different wines. After having this tonight, I may need to change that in the future. This was great on PnP. Light and lively with traditional Zin characteristics on t...
by Steve Gautier
January 18th, 2019, 8:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Blind tasting of 15 Syrahs and 5 Rhone red blends
Replies: 32
Views: 1425

Re: Blind tasting of 15 Syrahs and 5 Rhone red blends

Blake - Couldn't tell if the Beckmen was just too young or if you thought it will remain as it is. I don't have any of the '15 but have enjoyed it in the past and found it to be a good value for a wine that non-wine drinkers like and that I am fine drinking. Steve, the Beckman was just too young. I...
by Steve Gautier
January 18th, 2019, 7:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Blind tasting of 15 Syrahs and 5 Rhone red blends
Replies: 32
Views: 1425

Re: Blind tasting of 15 Syrahs and 5 Rhone red blends

Blake - Couldn't tell if the Beckmen was just too young or if you thought it will remain as it is. I don't have any of the '15 but have enjoyed it in the past and found it to be a good value for a wine that non-wine drinkers like and that I am fine drinking.
by Steve Gautier
January 15th, 2019, 4:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Offer
Replies: 66
Views: 6957

Re: 2019 Rivers-Marie Spring Offer

C. Keller wrote:
January 15th, 2019, 4:50 pm
In for 4 bottles. First timer and just signed up. Super excited.

But can we talk about the $4 a bottle to ship? [cheers.gif]
Would you buy the Sonoma Coast for $34 and free shipping?
by Steve Gautier
January 13th, 2019, 12:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Drink that shitty wine night for Laura's House/Falltacular Through 1/27/19 LAST CALL
Replies: 84
Views: 3231

Re: Drink that shitty wine night for Laura's House/Falltacular 1/11/19-1/13/19

Steve, that would have been funny to see the reactions at that table. I have to say I felt bad when I saw the face of one of the kitchen staff that was washing dishes when we poured the wine out. It's easy to forget how fortunate we are to be able to eat and drink so well, when others would be thri...
by Steve Gautier
January 13th, 2019, 9:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2084
Views: 124708

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

I haven’t had one since last January but a good friend of mine had one a few months ago and said it needed a good hour decant.
by Steve Gautier
January 13th, 2019, 9:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Drink that shitty wine night for Laura's House/Falltacular Through 1/27/19 LAST CALL
Replies: 84
Views: 3231

Re: Drink that shitty wine night for Laura's House/Falltacular 1/11/19-1/13/19

Thank you for your assistance, brother - and thanks to Ann for taking those pictures [cheers.gif] . I think most of us agreed that it wasn't the worst thing we had ever put down our gullets, but it also wasn't a wine that we'd need to do more than once either [bleh.gif] Brian, we were in a restaura...
by Steve Gautier
January 10th, 2019, 7:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 413
Views: 30790

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

I had a 2013 Cabot Vineyards Pinot Noir Nash Mill last night. While I continue to like John's Syrah more than his Pinot Noir, at the price point, it was enjoyable and I liked it more than it looks like Frank and Brig did in late 2016. The additional time probably gave it some more balance but it is ...
by Steve Gautier
January 8th, 2019, 6:58 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Places to eat in London?
Replies: 21
Views: 610

Re: Places to eat in the London?

Paul McCourt wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 6:49 pm
Does Dishoom still get those long lines?
Yes. We do lunch or an early dinner so we can get a reservation.
by Steve Gautier
January 8th, 2019, 3:00 pm
Forum: Travel Forum
Topic: Places to eat in London?
Replies: 21
Views: 610

Re: Places to eat in the London?

Dishoom is great - no reservations after 5:30 or so
Hawksmoor (steakhouse) with corkage of $25 (or less on some nights)
BAO Fitzrovia
by Steve Gautier
January 6th, 2019, 10:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2084
Views: 124708

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

This was the only time I've had that bottling, but if it is representative, I'd say it's well into its drinking window. Meaning drink sooner than later or do you think it has a long life ahead of it? It was not showing tertiary characteristics yet, but it seemed to me that it didn't have enough tan...
by Steve Gautier
January 6th, 2019, 7:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2084
Views: 124708

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Edward H. Earles wrote:
January 6th, 2019, 7:05 am
This was the only time I've had that bottling, but if it is representative, I'd say it's well into its drinking window.
Meaning drink sooner than later or do you think it has a long life ahead of it?
by Steve Gautier
January 6th, 2019, 5:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Repour wine saver - anyone use this?
Replies: 142
Views: 6005

Re: Repour wine saver - anyone use this?

I have been experimenting a little bit with the Repour. The other night I opened two bottles that had been sealed with a Repour after opening and pouring 75-80% out. 2012 AP Vin Rosella’s Pinot was exactly the same after 6 days. 2010 Lillian Syrah seemed a slight bit muted after 5 days but was very ...
by Steve Gautier
January 2nd, 2019, 8:27 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits
Topic: Biscuits
Replies: 34
Views: 1171

Re: Biscuits

T. Williams wrote:
December 27th, 2018, 5:33 pm
In case anyone was wondering, I noticed and subsequently purchased a bag of White Lilly at Wegman's in PA today. I'll be making biscuits this Saturday to see just how much of a difference it makes.

TW
Concordville store?
by Steve Gautier
January 1st, 2019, 4:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan
Replies: 363
Views: 15717

Re: Monthly check-in: Cellar inventory reduction plan

I ended up +2 for 2018. I big step in the right direction.
by Steve Gautier
December 23rd, 2018, 5:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bravo Myriad Cellars...
Replies: 7
Views: 695

Re: Bravo Myriad Cellars...

I love that I get this email from Myriad. It really makes planning things out much easier. I keep threatening to make myself a calendar with historical release date data so that I can predict when things will hit my inbox. Then again, I kind of like being surprised. There is a Wine Berserkers Relea...
by Steve Gautier
December 22nd, 2018, 5:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Week 5 Virtual Tasting Series for Charity - Craft Beer Intermezzo for McMinnville Education Foundation
Replies: 65
Views: 978

Re: Week 5 Virtual Tasting Series for Charity - Craft Beer Intermezzo for McMinnville Education Foundation

Flying Fish Grand Cru Winter Reserve - I don’t drink a lot of craft beer so no detailed notes but I did enjoy this. It had a lot of depth with malt and spice. Didn’t notice the 7% alcohol.

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