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by S. Williams
February 18th, 2020, 5:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2020 Release Save The Date
Replies: 143
Views: 12027

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2020 Release Save The Date

Placed an order earlier for 20 bottles and wishlisted four more, Cab and Wedrock. Was originally offered only one bottle of the Sonoma County Cab, but logged in again and now see three more for purchase. Emailed them to see about replacing my wishlist with a few additional bottles. That is really w...
by S. Williams
February 18th, 2020, 9:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2020 Release Save The Date
Replies: 143
Views: 12027

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2020 Release Save The Date

Did anyone get offered the wedrock outright? Seems like all wishes so far. Offered 2 and took them both. Offered 1 Wedrock, wished for more. Kept myself to two cases, but wished for a third (mostly more Sonoma Cab, but also additional Wedrock and the Bien Nacido mag). Took great self control to lea...
by S. Williams
February 7th, 2020, 7:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2020 Release Save The Date
Replies: 143
Views: 12027

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring 2020 Release Save The Date

Saw the email and thought…this looks like it will be expensive.
by S. Williams
February 3rd, 2020, 6:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 8683

Re: Grassl Glassware

While I've used some very nice glasses before at nice restaurants from time to time, our usual wine glasses are various Schott Zwiesel Tritan Pure, which sell for about $10 - $15/glass. While they are clearly not top of the line, we really like them, especially for the reasonable price and consider...
by S. Williams
January 28th, 2020, 1:36 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 202
Views: 12052

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

The problem with letting these deals linger is now I went ahead and bought more glasses, and a couple decanters, after all.
by S. Williams
January 28th, 2020, 1:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 8683

Re: Grassl Glassware

Susan - email and photo sent. Tasting stem is 21.4 CM tall, 8.4CM in diameter. As your question is about the base, the 1855 is 4" in diameter, the tasting glass is 3.375" in diameter. Hopefully that .625" helps with the cabinet you have. Chris Perfect! Thank you so much. Your exemplary service once...
by S. Williams
January 28th, 2020, 9:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 8683

Re: Grassl Glassware

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by S. Williams
January 28th, 2020, 9:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 8683

Re: Grassl Glassware

Do the tasting stems have smaller bases, or are they the same, larger width as the 1855s? Would definitely be a step up for what we use now with groups, but thinking about whether they'd fit in our wine glass cabinet slots. (The 1855s do not.) Looking at the picture of Tasting vs. Liberte, the base...
by S. Williams
January 28th, 2020, 9:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glassware
Replies: 170
Views: 8683

Re: Grassl Glassware

Do the tasting stems have smaller bases, or are they the same, larger width as the 1855s? Would definitely be a step up for what we use now with groups, but thinking about whether they'd fit in our wine glass cabinet slots. (The 1855s do not.)
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 8:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: BerserkerDay 11 - How did you do?
Replies: 178
Views: 9102

Re: BerserkerDay 11 - How did you do?

As I said elsewhere, I bought about three times as much I planned, and half as much as I wanted. 😝
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 3:14 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: JB NEUFELD - WA CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Replies: 40
Views: 1943

Re: JB NEUFELD - WA CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Thought I was done, this one sucked me back in. Now I am done. No. Really. I mean it.
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 3:01 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: DV8 Cellars BD11 Offers - A few 6-Packs and a 4-Pack & free shipping for 8+ bottles [**EXTENDED**]
Replies: 5
Views: 1230

Re: DV8 Cellars BD11 Offers - A few 6-Packs and a 4-Pack

Agree, I've had quite a few DV8s and think their GSM and Grenache, in particular, are great values. Crowd pleasers with panache.
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 12:40 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Scherrer Winery - BD 11 only special on Mini-Verticals
Replies: 103
Views: 5151

Re: Scherrer Winery - BD 11 only special on Mini-Verticals

S. Williams wrote:
January 27th, 2020, 11:14 am
Very tempting offer, but unfortunately looks like you don't ship to my state. Bummed.
UPDATE: Scherrer let me know they should be able to ship to my state soon, so let me order now and will hold till they can. Thank you!
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 11:14 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Scherrer Winery - BD 11 only special on Mini-Verticals
Replies: 103
Views: 5151

Re: Scherrer Winery - BD 11 only special on Mini-Verticals

Very tempting offer, but unfortunately looks like you don't ship to my state. Bummed.
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 10:59 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Cabot Vineyards- Somethings old, somethings new..*extended*
Replies: 90
Views: 3676

Re: Cabot Vineyards- Somethings old, somethings new

Hi John Love your wines and buy some every year. When I put a case in my cart however it is charging me $40 to ship instead of $30. Any idea what Im doing wrong here? Thanks, Rich Im so sorry. We are working on this. Please go ahead and place your case orders and i will credit back $10 through pay ...
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 10:57 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Lagier Meredith -- A Simple Sampler at a Silly Price
Replies: 15
Views: 1717

Re: Lagier Meredith -- A Simple Sampler at a Silly Price

After being introduced to your winemaking efforts via last year's Chester Anvil spin-off close-out, more than impressed enough to want to try the signature line. Cheers!
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 9:38 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Cabot Vineyards- Somethings old, somethings new..*extended*
Replies: 90
Views: 3676

Re: Cabot Vineyards- Somethings old, somethings new

Hi John Love your wines and buy some every year. When I put a case in my cart however it is charging me $40 to ship instead of $30. Any idea what Im doing wrong here? Thanks, Rich Im so sorry. We are working on this. Please go ahead and place your case orders and i will credit back $10 through pay ...
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 9:29 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Cabot Vineyards- Somethings old, somethings new..*extended*
Replies: 90
Views: 3676

Re: Cabot Vineyards- Somethings old, somethings new

R I C H M wrote:
January 27th, 2020, 9:05 am
Hi John

Love your wines and buy some every year. When I put a case in my cart however it is charging me $40 to ship instead of $30. Any idea what Im doing wrong here?

Thanks,
Rich
Same here. Tried to do two six packs and getting the $40 shipping charge.
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 8:38 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: LORING WINE COMPANY BD11 OFFERS - SAVE 50% - OFFERS FROM $49.99 to $79.99
Replies: 19
Views: 1712

Re: LORING WINE COMPANY BD11 OFFERS - SAVE 50% - OFFERS FROM $49.99 to $79.99

In for a case, mixing and matching all the offers, plus have a son named Cooper so easy purchase for both sentimental and bargain purposes.
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 8:26 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)
Replies: 202
Views: 12052

Re: Grassl Glasses (and a few Zaltos)

I do not need more glasses, yet I'm still tempted to buy backups at this price point, and try the decanter, even though we have, like, 8 decanters already. Sooo tempting and can attest that Chris is THE BEST to work with. Absolutely above and beyond with his each of the half dozen or more orders I'v...
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 7:33 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: OFFER EXTENDED: Berserker Edition Wine Check and the 'Berserker Barfer' special, and Wine Flies Free!
Replies: 42
Views: 2282

Re: Berserker Edition Wine Check and the 'Berserker Barfer' special, and Wine Flies Free!

Folks we are the proud owners of 6 of these and we love them so much we now sell them in our tasting room. Don't travel without one and they are really durable too. One trip and they pay for themselves rather than shipping wine. They are also great for hauling things other than wine. Karen Yep, we'...
by S. Williams
January 27th, 2020, 7:27 am
Forum: BerserkerDay 11 Forum - (Jan 27, 2020) 'The Black Friday of Wine Commerce' - Forbes
Topic: Riverain 2017 Tench Cabernet and some very limited library Syrah
Replies: 59
Views: 3446

Re: Riverain 2017 Tench Cabernet and some very limited library Syrah

Christine Courtney wrote:
January 27th, 2020, 7:20 am
Hi!

I logged in, however, no wines are available to order. Please advise!
You have to sign in using the offer code, and then the special offers showed up. At least for me.

In for a case, 6 each, of the library Syrah. Have heard good things, and am looking forward to trying.
by S. Williams
December 30th, 2019, 7:22 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chris Freemott's Zaltos & Grassl
Replies: 15
Views: 1999

Re: Chris Freemott's Zaltos & Grassl

I can also attest that Chris is the best. We've bought both Zaltos nd Grassl's from him and every time he's gone above and beyond, always without even being prompted. Top notch service and product. What more can you ask for?
by S. Williams
November 5th, 2019, 8:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: No more space, do you keep buying?
Replies: 53
Views: 2544

Re: No more space, do you keep buying?

You forgot what I guess would be the most common and most realistic answer from a self-selecting group of wine fanatics... You promise yourself you’ll stop buying when you’re out of room, but then come up with endless excuses why you need this case, and that one, but you’ll definitely stop after tha...
by S. Williams
November 5th, 2019, 10:29 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 112
Views: 10596

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

Farmhouse yes, T5 no. Assume T5 is being handled similarly to recent very small production wines (e.g. the special Evangelho in a recent release) and being wishlist only. Same for me, and based on my Bedrock experience with their super generous allocations, I'd presume Northup is correct. I, ahem, ...
by S. Williams
October 31st, 2019, 7:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Drinking a bit less wine.
Replies: 24
Views: 2962

Re: Drinking a bit less wine.

"All I did differently was stop eating cheese and crackers every single day, cut my dinner portions in half and ran an extra 6 miles a week" ... Umm, no shade here if decide to drink or don't drink, but, logically, pretty sure the above significant diet and exercise changes had a lot more influence ...
by S. Williams
October 21st, 2019, 9:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 257
Views: 22869

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

Susan, The breakage rate on the 1855 shouldn't be that high on subsequent production runs. One of the reasons why I had the $10.00 replacement was because of the production cycles requiring a few runs to get the process down. There is no dispute some of the stems shipped have the potential for frag...
by S. Williams
October 21st, 2019, 8:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wineries please note - I am sick of styro shippers
Replies: 185
Views: 7921

Re: Wineries please note - I am sick of styro shippers

As someone who gets 10-20 cases delivered per year, agree on all the styrofoam frustrations, but, at the same time, when we we do use our Wine Check, it's the styro shippers inside a box that fit, and not the longer pulp, which definitely don't seem as protective. We have had one shipment with sturd...
by S. Williams
August 2nd, 2019, 12:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 257
Views: 22869

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

Got the replacement 1855s quickly and in perfect condition. Thank you so much, Chris, for once again providing above and beyond service.
by S. Williams
July 29th, 2019, 8:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 257
Views: 22869

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

Susan, The breakage rate on the 1855 shouldn't be that high on subsequent production runs. One of the reasons why I had the $10.00 replacement was because of the production cycles requiring a few runs to get the process down. There is no dispute some of the stems shipped have the potential for frag...
by S. Williams
July 29th, 2019, 3:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Fall 2019 Release - Save the Date
Replies: 182
Views: 13319

Re: Bedrock Fall 2019 Release - Save the Date

Just got my Bedrock wish list email; light on fulfillment. Not a complaint, as I must have asked for popular stuff (extra Sky and Carlisle), and goodness know we already have more than enough wine. Ended up with just one 2017 Evangelho Vineyard 'Areio e Vento e Amor' Contra Costa County.
by S. Williams
July 29th, 2019, 3:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 257
Views: 22869

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

Hi Susan, I use them pretty regularly -- though not as much as you -- and I dont always use the 1855. But I have only had one breakage when our two year old threw a ball and it hit the glass. I am somewhat careful with them, but having them break when you are putting them away seems extreme. I wond...
by S. Williams
July 29th, 2019, 6:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 257
Views: 22869

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

OK, the 1855 Grassl glasses are still my favorite stems to use BUT, as much as I teased my husband about it earlier, I am now finding them super fragile and I'm trying to figure out ... Is it just me? I don't consider myself particularly Hulk-like, but I've snapped two stems in the last three months...
by S. Williams
July 29th, 2019, 6:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Fall 2019 Release - Save the Date
Replies: 182
Views: 13319

Re: Bedrock Fall 2019 Release - Save the Date

One of this lists we stumbled into relatively early on via dumb luck as much as anything else. More Bedrock in our cellar than anything else and, frankly, I'm fine with that. Great wine, great prices and absolutely great people to work with. Hard to find a better value, for better grapes, than their...
by S. Williams
May 15th, 2019, 11:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CellarTracker Down?
Replies: 5
Views: 451

Re: CellarTracker Down?

OK. Thanks for letting me know.
by S. Williams
May 15th, 2019, 11:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CellarTracker Down?
Replies: 5
Views: 451

CellarTracker Down?

Is CellarTracker down for anyone else? Tried to access from two different browsers and my phone and getting "failed to open page" timeout errors. Trying to figure out if it's just me, or something on the other end. Thanks.
by S. Williams
May 3rd, 2019, 1:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 257
Views: 22869

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

Got our replacement 1855s with zero hassle and breakage, and love that they arrived in the nifty tubes we missed out on the first time. They're perfect for taking glasses on the road. Very cool. http://i67.tinypic.com/30veubm.jpg NOTE: I could not get a picture to embed no matter how hard I tried, a...
by S. Williams
May 1st, 2019, 3:49 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Better late than never - HOLY GRAIL STEAK CO deep discount
Replies: 8
Views: 1472

Re: Better late than never - Holy Grail Steak Co deep discount

Sounds crazy but my son has been bugging us about trying Wagyu steak, so what a great opportunity to actually introduce him at a price that won't require raiding his college fund. If he eats enough Wagyu, you won't need college fund. Scholarship guaranteed :-) Not sure about the scholarship, but co...
by S. Williams
May 1st, 2019, 3:47 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals
Replies: 216
Views: 12247

Re: Veleta EVOO & Gourmets of Spain Berserker Day 10 Deals

OK, got our Non Plus Ultra sampler and need some serving suggestions from the more experienced that go beyond "put it on a cracker" for the sardines, mussels, et al. Admit I've never worked with these in the canned form before. Thinking there's probably some quick pasta or other recipe suggestions o...
by S. Williams
April 29th, 2019, 6:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 257
Views: 22869

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

We really like the glasses too, the only thing I would change is the base. I understand it’s for stability and the thought is certainly good and on point. I just would prefer it being half as overly big as it is I guess, I like the extra stability but it’s a bit of a caricature of a base. I'm not s...
by S. Williams
April 29th, 2019, 5:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 257
Views: 22869

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

Since receiving our Berserker Day order the Grassl 1855 have definitely become our favorite, everyday glasses (our old, everyday Spiegelau Hybrid Bordeaux's now seem so clunky), and want to especially thank Chris for the peace of mind that comes with the breakage guarantee, which we've unfortunately...
by S. Williams
March 10th, 2019, 8:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]
Replies: 257
Views: 22869

Re: Grassl Glass reviews/evals [merged]

Got a 12-pack of the 1855 on Berserker day and they've become our new, go-to glass. Think I like them even better than the Zalto Bordeauxs, to be honest. The wide base doesn't fit into our stem cabinet (hanging slots), which is the only bummer, but they're great for stability. As always, Chris was t...
by S. Williams
February 26th, 2019, 5:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date
Replies: 138
Views: 11141

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date

Any word on when we'll hear about wish list fulfillment (or non-fulfillment, as the case may be)? Well, yeah, I just wasn't patient enough, as it arrived late last night and was awaiting me in my in-box this morning. Got all the Sonoma Cab I asked for, and one of the two wishlist Beduccini's I'd as...
by S. Williams
February 25th, 2019, 4:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date
Replies: 138
Views: 11141

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date

Any word on when we'll hear about wish list fulfillment (or non-fulfillment, as the case may be)?
by S. Williams
February 13th, 2019, 8:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Some Wineries Get It...And Some Don't...(Part 27)
Replies: 102
Views: 5492

Re: Some Wineries Get It...And Some Don't...(Part 27)

To me, customer relations is not about gifts and extras like that. As we probably all know, these things cost the winery money and it all goes into the price of a bottle of wine from them. To me, customer relations is about communication about availability and delivery, the replacing of less-than-s...
by S. Williams
January 28th, 2019, 5:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Chugmate wine glass - seriously???
Replies: 6
Views: 504

Re: Chugmate wine glass - seriously???

This was a joke product on Cougar Town many years back so, yes, I would assume it's mostly gag gifting.

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