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by YacobovE
April 15th, 2013, 11:10 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB: '90 Rouget Cros
Replies: 1
Views: 157

WTB: '90 Rouget Cros

bump
by YacobovE
April 12th, 2013, 8:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RUDY KURNIAWAN & GLOBAL WINE AUCTION FRAUD THREAD (MERGED)
Replies: 8478
Views: 1223481

RUDY KURNIAWAN & GLOBAL WINE AUCTION FRAUD THREAD (MERGED)

Anyone know what the vineyard is? John: As the Superseding Indictment says, the partnership in question is "Etienne & Partners." The "Etienne" refers to Etienne de Montille. Rudy owns a 25% limited partnership type interest in the various vineyards acquired from the Thomas-Moillard family holdings ...
by YacobovE
April 11th, 2013, 4:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Under the Wire - New sparkling wine from Morgan & Chris
Replies: 238
Views: 13927

Under the Wire - New sparkling wine from Morgan & Chris

Russ Williams wrote:
YacobovE wrote:You think its being allocated in order of when people signed up?
My guess is the allocation will be based on Bedrock purchase history.
Why have a separate mailing list then?
by YacobovE
April 11th, 2013, 3:27 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB: '90 Rouget Cros
Replies: 1
Views: 157

WTB: '90 Rouget Cros

I know this is a long shot, but just wanted to see if anyone had a bottle of '90 Rouget Cros Parantoux they would be willing to sell. Planning a special birthday dinner for a friend and know this is his dream bottle.
by YacobovE
April 11th, 2013, 2:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Under the Wire - New sparkling wine from Morgan & Chris
Replies: 238
Views: 13927

Under the Wire - New sparkling wine from Morgan & Chris

You think its being allocated in order of when people signed up?
by YacobovE
April 9th, 2013, 1:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Romanee-conti 1971 ???
Replies: 11
Views: 529

Romanee-conti 1971 ???

eBay says there are 9 people watching that posting -- I'm guessing at least one of them is DRC
by YacobovE
April 4th, 2013, 7:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Dinner in LA (Coche, Selosse, Carillon, Montrose, Pappy)
Replies: 24
Views: 963

TN: Dinner in LA (Coche, Selosse, Carillon, Montrose, Pappy)

Matt...impressive lineup and great notes. My experience with Coche is fairly limited (unfortunately), but every bottle I've had has punched well above its weight and I see that was the case with your PM Enseigneres. Such a great producer. Thanks for posting. :o What does "punch above its weight" me...
by YacobovE
April 4th, 2013, 6:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Offsite storage in the NY Metro Area, suggestions?
Replies: 35
Views: 1791

Offsite storage in the NY Metro Area, suggestions?

Vintage Wine Warehouse is very good and in Ridgewood, Queens.

They have very affordable pick-up options in New York City and offer new customers 3 months of free storage and will waive the fee for the initial pick-up.
by YacobovE
April 3rd, 2013, 3:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Wine Lists in Paris
Replies: 37
Views: 1771

Best Wine Lists in Paris

Willi's Wine Bar has a wonderful Chablis section. Lots of Dauvissat and Raveneau at extremely good pricing. When I was there in October we had a bottle of 2007 Raveneau Valmur that cost I think 85 euro. Seriously!? I'm going there. Yeah, the hard part was choosing a bottle. OTOH the food, while dec...
by YacobovE
April 3rd, 2013, 3:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Offsite storage in the NY Metro Area, suggestions?
Replies: 35
Views: 1791

Offsite storage in the NY Metro Area, suggestions?

I hear WineCare is desperately looking for some new blood in their customer pool...
by YacobovE
April 3rd, 2013, 3:05 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Wine Lists in Paris
Replies: 37
Views: 1771

Best Wine Lists in Paris

Corey Miller wrote:Willi's Wine Bar has a wonderful Chablis section. Lots of Dauvissat and Raveneau at extremely good pricing. When I was there in October we had a bottle of 2007 Raveneau Valmur that cost I think 85 euro.
Seriously!? I'm going there.
by YacobovE
April 3rd, 2013, 1:18 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Wine Lists in Paris
Replies: 37
Views: 1771

Best Wine Lists in Paris

FWIW, Gayot's "Top 10 Wine Lists in Paris": http://www.gayot.com/restaurants/best-paris-iledefrance-france-top10-winelist_10pa.html Yeah, saw that list, then closed it when I saw La Tour d'Argent was excluded.. Well, like almost all "Top 10" lists of all genres, it comes down to matters such as wha...
by YacobovE
April 3rd, 2013, 11:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Wine Lists in Paris
Replies: 37
Views: 1771

Best Wine Lists in Paris

Robert.Fleming wrote:FWIW, Gayot's "Top 10 Wine Lists in Paris": http://www.gayot.com/restaurants/best-p ... _10pa.html
Yeah, saw that list, then closed it when I saw La Tour d'Argent was excluded..
by YacobovE
April 3rd, 2013, 9:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Wine Lists in Paris
Replies: 37
Views: 1771

Best Wine Lists in Paris

Will be in Paris for two days in June and wanted to see what the best wine lists are (in terms of size, number of older vintages and price). Only restaurant I definitely plan to visit is La Tour d'Argent. I need restaurants for two lunches and one dinner. Also, is it better to do La Tour d'Argent fo...
by YacobovE
April 3rd, 2013, 8:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Solid customer service from JJ Buckley
Replies: 27
Views: 1528

Solid customer service from JJ Buckley

I had a great experience with them as well a few months ago. Won a bottle of '99 Raveneau on wine commune, but when they realized they didn't have that bottle they agreed to give me a bottle of '96 of the same wine.
by YacobovE
April 2nd, 2013, 10:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2010 DRC
Replies: 23
Views: 2043

2010 DRC

Larry Link wrote:According to Johannes' post above, production was down 26% in aggregate.

http://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/vie ... 1#p1128138

Larry
Fair enough. But 40%>26%
by YacobovE
April 2nd, 2013, 9:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2010 DRC
Replies: 23
Views: 2043

2010 DRC

bump - anyone hearing anything else?
by YacobovE
March 20th, 2013, 7:39 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB Comte Liger-Belair
Replies: 2
Views: 240

Re: WTB Comte Liger-Belair

Bump-still looking
by YacobovE
March 20th, 2013, 12:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: a truly stunning 2010 Vosne 1er Cru
Replies: 15
Views: 940

Re: a truly stunning 2010 Vosne 1er Cru

Unfortunately, at La Paulee I found my sample of the Reignots to be marred by reduction, so I didn't get the "true" experience. The 2010 Brulees, on the other hand, was showing beautifully -- a "wow" wine. Glad to hear your Reignots was showing well. Too bad, the bottle I tasted from at Paulee wasn...
by YacobovE
March 17th, 2013, 7:26 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB Comte Liger-Belair
Replies: 2
Views: 240

WTB Comte Liger-Belair

Looking for the premier and grand cru vosne wines of liger-belair for the '09 and '10 vintages. Let me know if you have some you'd be willing to part with via PM. Thank you!
by YacobovE
March 12th, 2013, 8:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2010 Dujac Chambertin??
Replies: 37
Views: 1996

Re: 2010 Dujac Chambertin??

On top of that, these are kind of odd ball releases as the Domaine may not have influence due to the fact that the vines are not wholly owned by them. My understanding is that the Domaine gets half the bottles of RSV and Chambertin and the owners of the vines get the other half. Both the Domaine an...
by YacobovE
March 11th, 2013, 8:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2010 Dujac Chambertin??
Replies: 37
Views: 1996

Re: 2010 Dujac Chambertin??

I heard Dujac was holding back all their RSV and Chambertin for 2010 with the plan to sell it at a later date.
by YacobovE
March 11th, 2013, 10:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paulee New York 2013
Replies: 97
Views: 4024

Re: Paulee New York 2013

scott c l a f f e e wrote:
Howard Cooper wrote:Probably my favorite 2010 was the Hudelot-Noellat Romanee St. Vivant.
This wine was just stupid good. Maybe my favorite as well.
Yeah, that's definitely in my top wines from the day with Liger-Belair Reignots, Liger-Belair Echezeaux and Roumier Ruchottes.
by YacobovE
March 11th, 2013, 9:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paulee New York 2013
Replies: 97
Views: 4024

Re: Paulee New York 2013

Super impressed by all the '10s at the Grand Tasting. Standout wines for me were Liger-Belair and Louis-Michel was a very funny and nice guy.
by YacobovE
March 11th, 2013, 9:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: La Paulee 2013 NYC Gala Dinner-Lessons Learned
Replies: 146
Views: 14301

Re: La Paulee 2013 NYC Gala Dinner-Lessons Learned

All good points. In SF, we were seated at a "good" table. We sat next to Jack Daniels of Wilson-Daniels who brought/opened nothing for the Gala dinner.... We shared many pours of great wines and nothing was reciprocated. Jack didn't even share his Tennessee Honey bottling with you guys? For shame! ...
by YacobovE
March 8th, 2013, 12:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paulee New York 2013
Replies: 97
Views: 4024

Re: Paulee New York 2013

Great meeting Richard, Jonathan, Roger, and Jason. Don C from Atlanta, I am sorry we did't meet. The verticals tasting was great. Cool to meet so many of my favorite winemakers! Too bad I was in spitting mode and not drinking mode. Great wines and a great way to put faces to the avatars here. Thank...
by YacobovE
March 8th, 2013, 12:19 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB: '07 Dujac Gruenchers
Replies: 0
Views: 78

WTB: '07 Dujac Gruenchers

Looking to buy some bottles of this wine. Let me know if you have it. I live in the NYC area. Thanks!
by YacobovE
March 5th, 2013, 5:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your one recommendation for NY restaurant
Replies: 58
Views: 1811

Re: Your one recommendation for NY restaurant

Nougatine at Jean Georges.
by YacobovE
March 4th, 2013, 9:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paulee New York 2013
Replies: 97
Views: 4024

Paulee New York 2013

I know several people on the board are planning to go and figured it would be nice to have a thread to discuss who is going to which events and for tasting notes from the different events... Sadly, I got my tickets late after everything was sold out, so I'm only attending the Grand Tasting on Saturd...
by YacobovE
February 26th, 2013, 2:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: Top 09 and 10 red Burgundy tasting
Replies: 31
Views: 1804

Re: TN: Top 09 and 10 red Burgundy tasting

Wow! Great notes guys. I'm sure everyone is as appreciative as me of you guys sacrificing these bottles for science. I don't know about everyone else, but now I'm thirsty.
by YacobovE
February 5th, 2013, 4:05 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB: Screaming Eagle '10
Replies: 0
Views: 122

WTB: Screaming Eagle '10

Let me know if you want to pass on your 3 pack.
by YacobovE
January 31st, 2013, 3:25 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: TN: Bowmore 25 Year Old Islay Single Malt OMFG
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: TN: Bowmore 25 Year Old Islay Single Malt OMFG

Had this a few months ago side by side with a Macallan 30 year and much preferred the Bowmore 25 year. Supposedly they stopped making the Bowmore 30 several years ago and added the stock to Bowmore 25, since you have to label it with the youngest of the mix it's still called Bowmore 25, but unclear ...
by YacobovE
January 27th, 2013, 9:30 am
Forum: BerserkerDay IV (January 27, 2013)
Topic: Berserker EXCLUSIVE - BLANK (red or black) Wine Checks
Replies: 29
Views: 3221

Re: Berserker EXCLUSIVE - BLANK (red or black) Wine Checks

Haha -- I definitely have done the wines wrapped in jeans or beach towels before. How much padding is there? I assume you'd want to use a styro box and not a plain cardboard box based on the pics.
by YacobovE
January 17th, 2013, 8:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Offsite Wine Storage Facilities affected by Hurricane Sandy
Replies: 625
Views: 39683

Re: Offsite Wine Storage Facilities affected by Hurricane Sandy

FYI, was doing some research and it appears Pioneer Capital in PA provided some funding to WineCare, so they own a stake in the business, but unclear how much.

http://www.pioneercapital.com/portfolio
by YacobovE
January 17th, 2013, 6:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2009 Burgundy ,Clive Coates
Replies: 147
Views: 5895

Re: 2009 Burgundy ,Clive Coates

Looking through Clive's ratings of individual wines, I don't think I have ever seen such consistently high scores from him. Jasper Morris, who tasted these wines with Coates, feels that in 20 years the 09 vintage will be hailed as great, surpassing 2010 if not 2005. Right now they're perhaps too fl...
by YacobovE
January 16th, 2013, 8:13 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Top Chef Season 10: Seattle- Blog
Replies: 343
Views: 9760

Re: Top Chef Season 10: Seattle- Blog

Wow! What a crazy episode. Menu at Urbano looked pretty sick!
by YacobovE
January 16th, 2013, 1:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2009 Burgundy ,Clive Coates
Replies: 147
Views: 5895

Re: 2009 Burgundy ,Clive Coates

I was kind of surprised Coates refers to '09 as a very good, but not great vintage and then ranks the red wines overall as an 18.5. His own ranking system is: 20.0 - Excellent 19.5 - Very fine indeed 19.0 - Very fine plus 18.5 - Very fine 18.0 - Fine plus 17.5 - Fine 17.0 - Very good indeed 16.5 - V...
by YacobovE
January 15th, 2013, 9:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2009 Burgundy ,Clive Coates
Replies: 147
Views: 5895

Re: 2009 Burgundy ,Clive Coates

All those grand cru reds must have been in tuxedos--everything is either classy or having lots of class according to the tasting notes pileon
by YacobovE
January 7th, 2013, 2:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Looks 2011 burgs will be the same price as 2009s and 2010s...
Replies: 25
Views: 900

Re: Looks 2011 burgs will be the same price as 2009s and 2010s...

Nick Ryan wrote:2009 and 2010 will likely continue to be widely available for five more years, how stupid do they think we are?
Are you referring to 2009 & 2010 Burgundy or Bordeaux when you say the above?
by YacobovE
December 18th, 2012, 6:25 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3422
Views: 186569

Re: The Bourbon Thread

A friend was looking for a gift that's not PVW, but has similarities. A shop owner suggested Black Maple Hill 16 year and I suggested Jefferson Presidential 18 year (I'm a big fan of this one at $80-90/bottle). Was wondering what everyone here thought of how the two stacked up against each other (ta...
by YacobovE
December 18th, 2012, 6:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Your wine(s) of the year for 2012
Replies: 151
Views: 7081

Re: Your wine(s) of the year for 2012

todd waldmann wrote:Oftentimes, I have difficulty picking one. Not this year.

'71 La Tâche
Gotta hop on the '71 burg bandwagon...had '71 Alexis Lichine (Maurice Dugat) Charmes Chambertin twice this year and both times were magical

http://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/vie ... 35#p951109
by YacobovE
December 17th, 2012, 12:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TNs: Billecart, Leflaive, Mugnier, Gaja, Dujac, SQN and Jaboulet
Replies: 0
Views: 162

TNs: Billecart, Leflaive, Mugnier, Gaja, Dujac, SQN and Jaboulet

Had these wines on Saturday night--was very impressed with the full line-up. Although some were better than others, nothing really disappointed. 2002 Billecart-Salmon Champagne Cuvée Elisabeth Salmon - France, Champagne (12/15/2012) Light, pink color. The wine had a really beautiful bouquet of citru...
by YacobovE
December 7th, 2012, 9:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Tracker New Site
Replies: 437
Views: 12124

Re: Cellar Tracker New Site

I just attempted to do a number of searches on the new site and got no results...including to broad categories like "merlot". Is the search function having a glitch? I was able to search fine yesterday. Yup - just had the same problem, first couple tries, thought I was going crazy and forgot how to...
by YacobovE
December 7th, 2012, 8:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Tracker New Site
Replies: 437
Views: 12124

Re: Cellar Tracker New Site

I just attempted to do a number of searches on the new site and got no results...including to broad categories like "merlot". Is the search function having a glitch? I was able to search fine yesterday. Yup - just had the same problem, first couple tries, thought I was going crazy and forgot how to...
by YacobovE
November 30th, 2012, 7:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has anyone seen the film "A Year in Burgundy" yet?
Replies: 26
Views: 1706

Re: Has anyone seen the film "A Year in Burgundy" yet?

Yeah, I thought it was a great movie. Very entertaining. Saw a screening of it NY. Best part was when Christophe Perrot-Minot realizes too much rot is being included in the baskets during harvest. He leaves the vineyards to check back at the domaine with the sorting table. As he pulls up to the doma...
by YacobovE
November 28th, 2012, 7:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Tracker New Site
Replies: 437
Views: 12124

Re: Cellar Tracker New Site

brigcampbell wrote:
YacobovE wrote:Is there any way to use bulk edit to move a bunch of wine from one location to another all at once?
Yes, switch to individual bottle view from my cellar.
So useful!!! Thank you!!!
by YacobovE
November 28th, 2012, 7:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Tracker New Site
Replies: 437
Views: 12124

Re: Cellar Tracker New Site

Is there any way to use bulk edit to move a bunch of wine from one location to another all at once?
by YacobovE
November 26th, 2012, 4:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Tracker New Site
Replies: 437
Views: 12124

Re: Cellar Tracker New Site

Eric LeVine wrote:This change may precipitate the end of the earth. And it is done.
Congrats!!! Looks great, but I already knew that through the Beta preview.
by YacobovE
November 26th, 2012, 2:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Tracker New Site
Replies: 437
Views: 12124

Re: Cellar Tracker New Site

mike pobega wrote:Is Eric not accepting emails? Why ask here?
Figured I wasn't the only one interested, but I've been wrong on that before...

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