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by Drew Goin
April 24th, 2019, 11:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 469
Views: 37403

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

The Princess & The Peasant Carignan ...Sure enough, it was the P&P 2014 Carignan . I then looked at the price tag....$12.99! Congrats ...
by Drew Goin
April 24th, 2019, 11:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 469
Views: 37403

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

As part of my BD10 extravaganza, I bought a case of the 2017 The Princess & The Peasant Carignan, and popped one Saturday night (I bought a half case of the 2016 during BD ...
by Drew Goin
January 29th, 2019, 9:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserker Day 10...what'd ya get?
Replies: 204
Views: 9155

Re: Berserker Day 10...what'd ya get?

I got:

• 6-pack of The Princess & The Peasant 2017 "Poor Ranch" Carignan

• 6-pack of Halcón Vineyards Rhône-style wines


Would have if could have:

Bohème

Tercero

I. Brand & Family
by Drew Goin
January 27th, 2019, 10:01 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay 10 Forum (January 27, 2019) #BD10 "the Black Friday of wine commerce" - Forbes
Topic: STILL GOING! Princess and the Peasant Old Vine Carignan: 35% off / PENNY SHIPPING on cases
Replies: 36
Views: 1756

Re: Princess and the Peasant Old Vine Carignan: 35% off / PENNY SHIPPING on cases

I couldn't resist!


In for a 6-pack of the 2017 "Poor Ranch" Carignan. [berserker.gif]


I can't think of a wine that satisfies such a broad range of tastes and at a ridiculous price, to boot!
by Drew Goin
January 5th, 2019, 9:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 469
Views: 37403

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

... soon. They have moved to France, so I don't know what has become of The Princess & The Peasant . [cry.gif] TP&TP has produced some of the best Carignan wines I have ever tasted! ...
by Drew Goin
December 19th, 2018, 4:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux
Replies: 163
Views: 6953

Re: Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux

... have to email you a copy that was provided to me by the Rivens of The Princess & The Peasant .
by Drew Goin
October 13th, 2018, 3:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux
Replies: 163
Views: 6953

Re: Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux

... https://youtu.be/cATtbz3T6ss Here's a photo from Mr Dan Riven (of The Princess and The Peasant ) in the Talmage-area " City of 10,000 Buddhas Vineyard " - look at the height of the ...
by Drew Goin
September 28th, 2018, 7:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux
Replies: 163
Views: 6953

Re: Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux

... the Ridge ‘16 Buchignani Carignane and was disappointed. Far prefer the Princess and Peasant to the Ridge, and hope it’s just a ‘too early’ factor. Thin, uninteresting, lacking ...
by Drew Goin
September 26th, 2018, 12:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux
Replies: 163
Views: 6953

Re: Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux

... the Ridge ‘16 Buchignani Carignane and was disappointed. Far prefer the Princess and Peasant to the Ridge, and hope it’s just a ‘too early’ factor. Thin, uninteresting, lacking ...
by Drew Goin
August 4th, 2018, 8:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan
Replies: 6
Views: 386

TN: 2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan

... there’s a Mendocino wine for you. Here are 14 to start with: "...• Princess and the Peasant 'Poor Ranch' Carignan 2016: "Winemaker Stephanie Rivin hops in the tank herself to ...
by Drew Goin
August 4th, 2018, 6:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa/Sonoma Tasting Blitz Cirq, Rhys, Carlisle, RM and more
Replies: 78
Views: 4758

Napa/Sonoma Tasting Blitz Cirq, Rhys, Carlisle, RM and more

... would more than likely enjoy the " Signal Ridge " Pinot Noir from The Princess and The Peasant , too.
by Drew Goin
June 3rd, 2018, 11:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux
Replies: 163
Views: 6953

Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux

Thanks for your impressions on the wines of The Princess & The Peasant, Jorge!!!

Their "Poor Ranch" Carignan blew me away!
by Drew Goin
May 28th, 2018, 7:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux
Replies: 163
Views: 6953

Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux

... of the vineyard over the years were given to me by the Rivens of The Princess and The Peasant , and are too large to post here. I can share them via email if you want to read either ...
by Drew Goin
May 11th, 2018, 10:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux
Replies: 163
Views: 6953

Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux

... Côtes du Rosa " RRV • Idlewild 2013 " Testa Vineyard " Mendocino • The Princess and The Peasant 2014 " City of 10,000 Buddhas " Mendocino • The Princess and The Peasant 2015 " Poor ...
by Drew Goin
May 5th, 2018, 12:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux
Replies: 163
Views: 6953

Carignan Renaissance, Part Deux

... " Poor Ranch ". Here is a tasting note from the GrapeLive website : 2015PrincessCarignan.jpg " 2015 The Princess & The Peasant, Carignan, Poor Ranch Vineyard, Mendocino County. "The Poor Ranch Carignan 2015 by ...
by Drew Goin
May 4th, 2018, 9:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Ridge Carignane BuchignaniRanch '16...(short/boring)
Replies: 14
Views: 560

TN: Ridge Carignane BuchignaniRanch '16...(short/boring)

... Carignan has been 180° from yours. I second the recommendation of The Princess and The Peasant Carignan. The last vintage of the Joseph Swan "CdR" was 2012, as the Mancini Vineyard ...
by Drew Goin
March 29th, 2018, 10:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 469
Views: 37403

Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Just cracked a '15 Poet & Peasant Carignan - really fun and interesting wine! The nose is like a great Sonoma ... us! Gooba gobba!" :P Grapelive Tasting Note (5/11/17) "Wine of the Day: 2015 The Princess & The Peasant , Carignan, Poor Ranch Vineyard , Mendocino County" I have been ...
by Drew Goin
March 14th, 2018, 12:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 469
Views: 37403

Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Plugging a deal I received (via email) for super case prices at The Princess and The Peasant & Signal Ridge : " 50% off full case purchases of Signal Ridge and Princess & the Peasant ...
by Drew Goin
March 2nd, 2018, 4:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 469
Views: 37403

Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

2015 Princess and the Peasant Carignan - both my wife and I were blown away by how much we liked this and especially for the value. I ...
by Drew Goin
January 27th, 2018, 5:54 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Princess and the Peasant - SALE EXTENDED THROUGH TUESDAY, 1/30
Replies: 61
Views: 3012

Princess and the Peasant - High Altitude Pinot Noir and Old Vine Carignan

... of folks... I have to add that the second evening's tasting of The Princess and The Peasant 2015 " Signal Ridge " Pinot Noir is simply a pleasure to drink. Lots of delicate strawberry ...
by Drew Goin
January 27th, 2018, 5:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan
Replies: 6
Views: 386

TN: 2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan

I have to add that the second evening's tasting of The Princess and The Peasant 2015 " Signal Ridge " Pinot Noir is simply a pleasure to drink. Lots of delicate strawberry ...
by Drew Goin
January 27th, 2018, 2:25 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan
Replies: 6
Views: 386

TN: 2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan

2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan - USA, California, North Coast, Mendocino County (1/27/2018) My high esteem for The Princess ...
by Drew Goin
January 27th, 2018, 7:39 am
Forum: NEWBIE INTROS
Topic: Princess and the Peasant - Old Vine Carignan and High Altitude Pinot Noir
Replies: 18
Views: 3910

Princess and the Peasant - Old Vine Carignan and High Altitude Pinot Noir

I popped a bottle of The Princess and The Peasant "Poor Ranch" 2015 Carignan and one of the TP&TP "Signal Ridge" 2015 Pinot Noir yesterday morning. The nose on the Carignan today is like a flower bloom of berry goodness!

Tasting Notes to follow. :)
by Drew Goin
January 21st, 2018, 5:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10763
Views: 389314

What bottle of wine did you open today?

... Mendocino • Enfield 2014 " Citrine " Chardonnay, California • The Princess and The Peasant 2015 " Poor Ranch " Carignan, Mendocino • The Princess and The Peasant 2016 " Poor ...
by Drew Goin
January 4th, 2018, 11:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 469
Views: 37403

Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan - USA, California, North Coast, Mendocino County (7/29/2017) I get plum and dark fruit on the ...
by Drew Goin
December 31st, 2017, 9:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserker Day 2018?
Replies: 71
Views: 5704

Berserker Day 2018?

I know that The Princess and The Peasant are planning on participating this year. Last year was their first time.
by Drew Goin
December 24th, 2017, 1:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winemaker Salon tasting of Thackrey & Company wines with Sean Thackrey in San Francisco, 12/7/17
Replies: 29
Views: 1094

Winemaker Salon tasting of Thackrey & Company wines with Sean Thackrey in San Francisco, 12/7/17

I am lucky either way, Brian! I have a fascination with Santa Clara/San Benito as well. :)

I loved the Carignan from The Princess and the Peasant. I received an incredibly detailed history of the Poor Ranch via PDF - talk about a historically preserved site!
by Drew Goin
November 19th, 2017, 9:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Value Wine(s) of 2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2338

Best Value Wine(s) of 2017

... http://www.stirmwine.com Even though I bought the wines in 2016, The Princess & The Peasant "Poor Ranch" Carignan rocked my early-2017!! The finesse and sense of uniqueness of ...
by Drew Goin
August 16th, 2017, 6:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 469
Views: 37403

Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Corey N. wrote:Finished up my Princess & the Peasant/Signal Ridge order. My favorite was the Carignan. Really wish that I had purchased more.
I love The Princess and The Peasant Carignan!!! I did enjoy the Signal Ridge Zin and the TP&TP Pinot Noir, but the Carignan is a fantastic bottle of wine! :)
by Drew Goin
July 30th, 2017, 5:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine would you bring?
Replies: 35
Views: 1619

What bottle of wine would you bring?

... to Grace's "Murmur Vineyard" is lovely) • Mendocino Carignan ( The Princess & The Peasant or any remaining from Idlewild ) • Rhône-style red blend ( Tablas Creek comes to mind) ...
by Drew Goin
July 30th, 2017, 5:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 469
Views: 37403

Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Thanks for the note, Sean!

I am fascinated to see how The Princess & The Peasant wine is coming together nicely in the months after my sampling of this phenomenal Carignan. :)
by Drew Goin
May 12th, 2017, 4:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Mexican Wines?
Replies: 19
Views: 1293

Mexican Wines?

... for ~$10/btl a few months ago. I gifted one (along with one of my The Princess and The Peasant "City of 10,000 Buddhas" Mendocino Carignan *sigh*) to a newly wed friend, and drank ...
by Drew Goin
April 24th, 2017, 7:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recent vintage wines that are no longer made. Modern unicorns
Replies: 57
Views: 3046

Recent vintage wines that are no longer made. Modern unicorns

... / Old Vine Wine Company "Wirz Vineyard" Cienega Valley Carignan • The Princess and The Peasant "City of 10,000 Buddhas" Mendocino Carignan • Carlisle "Pagani Vineyard" Sonoma Valley ...
by Drew Goin
April 7th, 2017, 9:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Idlewild Carignan Testa Vineyard (USA, California, North Coast, Mendocino County)
Replies: 3
Views: 219

TN: 2014 Idlewild Carignan Testa Vineyard (USA, California, North Coast, Mendocino County)

... not for the Idlewild , I never would have tried the Carignan from The Princess and The Peasant , an event that struck me to my very soul. Melodramatic? Of course. Yet I probably ...
by Drew Goin
March 19th, 2017, 3:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: House Wine
Replies: 47
Views: 5712

House Wine

... are in the $20-$30 range that we use as midweek wines. ...more recently Princess and Peasant Carignane and Pinot. cct-behind-0108-03.jpg The Carignan got its claws into you too, ...
by Drew Goin
March 17th, 2017, 10:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: WB Winemakers - secret sparklers?
Replies: 35
Views: 2457

WB Winemakers - secret sparklers?

... of Signal Ridge , who makes a Sparkling Rosé. Together, they're The Princess and The Peasant . The still wine - "Les Pinots" Pinot Noir/Pinot Gris blend - is one I'd like to try... ...
by Drew Goin
February 25th, 2017, 2:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 469
Views: 37403

Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

As I mentioned in my TN post for The Princess and The Peasant "Poor Ranch" Carignan, I am uncertain about what course this wine will take in the (near) future. ...
by Drew Goin
February 25th, 2017, 1:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 469
Views: 37403

Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

+1^ On the princess. Opened last night Nice change of pace. Succulent blend of musky cherry and dirt. ... "cocktail wine" in the sense of high alcohol? :| I don't consider The Princess and The Peasant wines, nor those of Signal Ridge , to be in that range (though I don't necessarily ...
by Drew Goin
February 16th, 2017, 10:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan Poor Ranch
Replies: 13
Views: 573

TN: 2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan Poor Ranch

Thanks Rich! I popped another Carignan (a 2014 CoCo from another small producer), but I am fairly sure that it was a fouled up bottle. Stinky nose for the first two days (reduction + mousy funk), then a flat, subdued element of fruit and wet dog with zero acidity - heavily contradicting the wine sta...
by Drew Goin
February 15th, 2017, 7:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan Poor Ranch
Replies: 13
Views: 573

TN: 2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan Poor Ranch

2015 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan Poor Ranch - USA, California, North Coast, Mendocino County (2/15/2017) The Princess and The ...
by Drew Goin
February 13th, 2017, 5:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 469
Views: 37403

Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Popped a bottle of The Princess and The Peasant 2015 "Poor Ranch" Mendocino Carignan. Note to follow, although preliminary impression is of a very drinkable, bright cherry-infused delight! :)
by Drew Goin
February 13th, 2017, 5:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10763
Views: 389314

What bottle of wine did you open today?

Two bottles of Carignan open for "evaluation":

The Princess and The Peasant 2015 "Poor Ranch" Mendocino Carignan

Onward 2014 "Casa Roja" Contra Costa Carignan
by Drew Goin
February 8th, 2017, 3:09 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay VIII (January 27, 2017)
Topic: Old-Vine Carignan and High Altitude Pinot Noir- The Princess & the Peasant
Replies: 53
Views: 4052

Old-Vine Carignan and High Altitude Pinot Noir- The Princess & the Peasant

Scott Watkins wrote:P & P in the house, looking forward to trying the high altitude and LOW alcohol pinot [cheers.gif]
The one I had (last vintage?) was delicious!
[cheers.gif]
by Drew Goin
January 24th, 2017, 3:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10763
Views: 389314

What bottle of wine did you open today?

On deck:

The Princess and The Peasant 2015 "Poor Ranch" Mendocino Carignan

Onward Wines 2014 "Casa Rosa" (Gonsalves Vineyard) Contra Costa Carignan
by Drew Goin
January 7th, 2017, 5:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan City of 10,000 Buddhas
Replies: 20
Views: 1867

TN: 2014 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan City of 10,000 Buddhas

Thanks, Jason! I am hooked on wine with a story. I know that too many wines are marketed with some flim-flam generic "human story", but I really appreciate it when I speak with a small operation with a compelling added dimension to what might otherwise be just another bottle of wine. Fortunately, I ...
by Drew Goin
January 7th, 2017, 1:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan City of 10,000 Buddhas
Replies: 20
Views: 1867

TN: 2014 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan City of 10,000 Buddhas

... 275px-CTTB_from_Air.jpg Now , The Princess and the Peasant have a new source for their Mendocino Carignan: the Poor Ranch. http://princessandthepeasant.com/#wines ...
by Drew Goin
January 5th, 2017, 11:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan City of 10,000 Buddhas
Replies: 20
Views: 1867

TN: 2014 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan City of 10,000 Buddhas

I believe that we might see the 2015 The Princess and the Peasant "Poor Ranch" Carignan soon...

They also released a "Signal Ridge" Pinot Noir. Stephanie Riven is the winemaker at that vineyard's eponymous winery. Dan Riven also works on some Pinot Noir, Sparkling wines, and whites at Lichen.
by Drew Goin
January 4th, 2017, 9:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan City of 10,000 Buddhas
Replies: 20
Views: 1867

TN: 2014 The Princess and the Peasant Carignan City of 10,000 Buddhas

Congratulations to Stephanie and Dan at The Princess and The Peasant for receiving some attention for their unique Mendocino wines!!!

http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/01/04/b ... sant-wine/
by Drew Goin
December 21st, 2016, 11:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's new under the sun?
Replies: 33
Views: 1886

What's new under the sun?

... ), Mendocino ( Idlewild, Lichen, Pacific Star, Signal Ridge, The Princess and The Peasant ), Oregon ( Teutonic ), and Washington ( Gramercy, McCrea ) could provide you with ...

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