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by Mike Reff
April 1st, 2019, 3:44 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC LastBottleWines Buying Group?
Replies: 2
Views: 582

Re: NYC LastBottleWines Buying Group?

Possibly...

But that begs the question, who will obtain them and house them.. I do not get down to the city often. Maybe that should change.
by Mike Reff
March 30th, 2019, 7:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Bordeaux.
Replies: 268
Views: 17576

Re: 2018 Bordeaux.

We are very fortunate. Used to be that vintages of the century happened once a century, now we get them proclaimed just about every third year by the Bordeaux trade and their wine writer and blogger lackies. The reality is that there is no way to even proclaim 'vintage of the century' However, I wo...
by Mike Reff
March 30th, 2019, 5:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Bordeaux.
Replies: 268
Views: 17576

Re: 2018 Bordeaux.

Yawn.. thought 2005 was the vintage of the century.. Can I go back to sleep now? We are very fortunate. Used to be that vintages of the century happened once a century, now we get them proclaimed just about every third year by the Bordeaux trade and their wine writer and blogger lackies. The realit...
by Mike Reff
March 29th, 2019, 8:10 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Westchester Co NY
Replies: 55
Views: 3149

Re: Westchester Co NY

Mr Rippe, you would haul it up north off the island of Manhattan? Now this gets very interesting...
by Mike Reff
March 29th, 2019, 8:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Bordeaux.
Replies: 268
Views: 17576

Re: 2018 Bordeaux.

Yawn.. thought 2005 was the vintage of the century..

Can I go back to sleep now?
by Mike Reff
March 20th, 2019, 5:43 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Westchester Co NY
Replies: 55
Views: 3149

Re: Westchester Co NY

I like the idea.. you and Hammer are on the same page with respect to Cali Cabs... although it has been a while since I have tasted with him and his palate might have changed.

I am also going to suggest tasting blind... so we can some fun..
by Mike Reff
March 19th, 2019, 5:30 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Westchester Co NY
Replies: 55
Views: 3149

Westchester Co NY

It has been way too long since I have organized an event. How about New York's backyard. After tax season though.. perhaps end of April, any interest?

newhere
by Mike Reff
March 8th, 2019, 12:15 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Pappy for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 650

Pappy for sale

WITHDRAWN
by Mike Reff
March 6th, 2019, 12:47 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: SQN to share...
Replies: 0
Views: 372

SQN to share...

Current release, PM if interested.

Would prefer local winos only.

Thanks

Mike
by Mike Reff
March 6th, 2019, 9:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Scarecrow Allocation
Replies: 166
Views: 18931

Re: 2016 Scarecrow Allocation

Unusually heavy traffic, according to the website...hahah
by Mike Reff
March 5th, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Scarecrow Allocation
Replies: 166
Views: 18931

Re: 2016 Scarecrow Allocation

Bill G wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 11:43 am
Mike Reff wrote:
March 5th, 2019, 11:24 am
Just got my email...
Is this your first allocation? How long have you been on the waitlist?

Thx
I think that this is my third or fourth allocation.. the WL was about five years, I think
by Mike Reff
March 5th, 2019, 11:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Scarecrow Allocation
Replies: 166
Views: 18931

Re: 2016 Scarecrow Allocation

Just got my email...
by Mike Reff
February 20th, 2019, 3:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 SQN Eleven Confessions Offer
Replies: 84
Views: 8237

Re: 2015 SQN Eleven Confessions Offer

Robert R wrote:
February 20th, 2019, 3:02 pm
Was the offer by email or snail mail?
I actually received the email, but it was in my Junk folder..thus I realized it was not junk champagne.gif
by Mike Reff
February 20th, 2019, 2:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2015 SQN Eleven Confessions Offer
Replies: 84
Views: 8237

Re: 2015 SQN Eleven Confessions Offer

Same here... 10 year wait!!!
by Mike Reff
February 20th, 2018, 6:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Retailer Check: Wine Connection, Pound Ridge NY
Replies: 2
Views: 306

Retailer Check: Wine Connection, Pound Ridge NY

Joshua Kates wrote:Anybody have any experience with them, knowledge of them?

Thanks in advance!
Josh
Nothing to worry about, he used to post on the parker boards, before the hitsfan .. great retailer.. You can be confident in your purchases.
by Mike Reff
February 7th, 2018, 5:11 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC Feb 12 Peking Duck House Midtown
Replies: 56
Views: 2420

NYC Feb 12 Peking Duck House Midtown

Cannot make it sorry...
by Mike Reff
December 28th, 2017, 2:19 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC Feb 12 Peking Duck House Midtown
Replies: 56
Views: 2420

NYC Feb 12?

Possibly...
by Mike Reff
October 14th, 2017, 4:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Catastrophic Fires In Napa and Sonoma
Replies: 1217
Views: 93630

Catastrophic Fires In Napa and Sonoma

From Signorello's FB page Update: October 12, 2017 Today, the most important thing is that all 25 of our employees are safe. Pierre and I were finally able to access the property yesterday, and while the winery buildings themselves had essentially burned to rubble, the vineyards appeared to be in go...
by Mike Reff
August 16th, 2017, 7:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best USA Cabernet under $60
Replies: 137
Views: 11457

Best USA Cabernet under $60

I second the vote for Neal, also try and obtain Match..great Cab
by Mike Reff
June 3rd, 2017, 8:54 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Tax Rate on Capital Gains on Wine Sales?
Replies: 35
Views: 3341

Tax Rate on Capital Gains on Wine Sales?

How about the 100 pound elephant in the room with respect to auction houses. I mean are they supposed to report the sale of these items at auction? (wink, wink) Maybe sellers will receive a 1099W (W for Wine,) for the proceeds
by Mike Reff
May 29th, 2017, 6:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: i really like 1970 Bordeaux
Replies: 28
Views: 1115

i really like 1970 Bordeaux

I have found that 1970 bordeaux is very good, however I think that the 1978 vintage as far as 1970's goes is better than 1970.
by Mike Reff
May 29th, 2017, 6:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2002 Pichon Lalande
Replies: 31
Views: 2099

TN: 2002 Pichon Lalande

newhere You mean 2002 was not the vintage of the decade? newhere
by Mike Reff
February 23rd, 2017, 5:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Price of 2016 Monte Bello Futures Rises to $115
Replies: 102
Views: 5727

Price of 2016 Monte Bello Futures Rises to $115

Still my only total no-brainer CA purchase. It's like paying a utility bill. Agreed. Interesting that the secondary prices are beginning to reflect the true quality of Monte Bello. I can no longer buy 1990s bottlings for <$100. Those were the days... The 2008, my son's birth year were $80.00 per...
by Mike Reff
February 19th, 2017, 4:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2007 Arkenstone release
Replies: 8
Views: 759

2007 Arkenstone release

Popped and poured, really good fruit. Nice wine any other reviewers out there?
by Mike Reff
January 27th, 2017, 3:48 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay VIII (January 27, 2017)
Topic: LIQUID FARM: Limited Packs + not yet released *2015 Pinot!* & 2016 Rosé + $10 Shipping
Replies: 77
Views: 7114

LIQUID FARM: Limited Packs + not yet released *2015 Pinot!* & 2016 Rosé + $10 Shipping

OK so at first glance.. I thought I was ordering reservations at these restaurants with wine included!....hiccup!
by Mike Reff
June 5th, 2016, 8:13 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC Rookies Chablis 6/6
Replies: 28
Views: 1886

NYC Rookies Chablis 6/6

Cannot make it sorry, But Tom is a good addition
by Mike Reff
May 25th, 2016, 11:54 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: Berserkerfest Day 2 - White Plains May 29 - Now with Menu! Please sign up so I know how much food.
Replies: 110
Views: 5707

Berserkerfest Day 2 - White Plains May 29 - Now with Menu! Please sign up so I know how much food.

Jay, I will be in attendance, probably after 2pm, Cannot go wrong with a Bordeaux...can I?

I will look and get back to you, deal?
by Mike Reff
May 16th, 2016, 7:06 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC Rookies Chablis 6/6
Replies: 28
Views: 1886

NYC Rookies Chablis 6/6

Put me down as a maybe, if that is OK...
by Mike Reff
May 16th, 2016, 7:01 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC Berserkerfest - California Cab table 5/28/16
Replies: 30
Views: 1914

NYC Berserkerfest - California Cab table 5/28/16

Sorry Gents, but I cannot make it Saturday night, just found out that my son will be with me that weekend, and not sure that the beserkerfest is appropriate for a seven year old...
by Mike Reff
April 13th, 2016, 1:09 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC Berserkerfest - California Cab table 5/28/16
Replies: 30
Views: 1914

NYC Berserkerfest - California Cab table 5/28/16

hmmm....what to bring to impress Todd, maybe some Todd wine?
by Mike Reff
April 13th, 2016, 6:12 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC Berserkerfest- Peking Duck House, Saturday, 5/28- Memorial Day Weekend
Replies: 104
Views: 6255

NYC Berserkerfest- Peking Duck House, Saturday, 5/28- Memorial Day Weekend

Brad, please put me down at the Cab Hack/Hammer table..thanks
by Mike Reff
April 13th, 2016, 6:11 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC Berserkerfest - California Cab table 5/28/16
Replies: 30
Views: 1914

NYC Berserkerfest - California Cab table 5/28/16

Hey there..room at the table for moi???

Put me down!
by Mike Reff
January 27th, 2016, 4:25 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay VII (January 27, 2016)
Topic: LIQUID FARM: Mineral Driven Chardonnay & Rosé AND...Pinot?
Replies: 89
Views: 8114

LIQUID FARM: Mineral Driven Chardonnay & Rosé AND...Pinot?

Picked up the Fairlane, but what about the mid 1960's Valiant that I learned to drive on? Not sporty enough for you? [snort.gif]
by Mike Reff
January 27th, 2016, 2:45 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay VII (January 27, 2016)
Topic: tercero wines - Something for Everyone!
Replies: 67
Views: 6908

tercero wines - Something for Everyone!

Its been a while that I had these wines, cant wait to try the whites..
by Mike Reff
January 22nd, 2016, 6:30 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC Berserkerfest~Memorial Day Weekend
Replies: 132
Views: 7159

NYC Berserkerfest~Memorial Day Weekend

Gee, I'd like to attend one of those fancy events, but my cellar is mostly California. neener Seriously, I can bring one of my Maybach or s chraders. [/quote][/quote] Geez Dan, all I have been hearing about is your new world wines...come to the dark side and start collecting old world, there are ma...
by Mike Reff
January 3rd, 2016, 3:42 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: DRC 2011 Echezeaux
Replies: 2
Views: 549

DRC 2011 Echezeaux

$799.00, updated.
by Mike Reff
December 29th, 2015, 11:10 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: DRC 2011 Echezeaux
Replies: 2
Views: 549

DRC 2011 Echezeaux

Updated price, $810.00
by Mike Reff
December 27th, 2015, 9:44 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: DRC 2011 Echezeaux
Replies: 2
Views: 549

DRC 2011 Echezeaux

Have one bottle for sale, would prefer NYC area only. $840.00

PM or email me.
by Mike Reff
November 29th, 2015, 1:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NY SLA looking to slay NY restaurant wine lists
Replies: 51
Views: 2226

NY SLA looking to slay NY restaurant wine lists

I was at a Chinese lunch yesterday, and one of the guests was a state Senator. We discussed the topic, and she was relatively neutral on the subject, but very well informed, but listened to my arguments. I think it is time to actually make an appointment with my own state representatives who may be...
by Mike Reff
November 24th, 2015, 8:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: NY SLA looking to slay NY restaurant wine lists
Replies: 51
Views: 2226

NY SLA looking to slay NY restaurant wine lists

I vote Jay Hack for SLA commissioner!

Gov Cuomo are you listening!!!!!!!
by Mike Reff
November 21st, 2015, 5:04 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC Rookies - Southern Italian Dinner 11/30
Replies: 72
Views: 3354

NYC Rookies - Southern Italian Dinner 11/30

umm 15 people, how does anyone get a taste? Just curious?
by Mike Reff
November 21st, 2015, 2:28 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: NYC Rookies - Southern Italian Dinner 11/30
Replies: 72
Views: 3354

NYC Rookies - Southern Italian Dinner 11/30

If someone drops out, let me know, I need an excuse to get out of the house.
by Mike Reff
September 27th, 2015, 5:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 1976 Ch. Phelan Segur
Replies: 5
Views: 250

TN: 1976 Ch. Phelan Segur

I have had a handful of 1970's and all have been shockingly amazing
by Mike Reff
September 26th, 2015, 7:20 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Wine retailer POS
Replies: 0
Views: 642

Wine retailer POS

Looking for some advice as to a POS for a wine retailer, I know that I have used Breadcrumb in the past, but that was more for restaurant/Cafes, and at $99.00/month makes it very reliable and not that expensive to house everything in the cloud. I received a price quote for around $1300 for a stand a...
by Mike Reff
September 5th, 2015, 5:39 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: South Florida..Palm Beach area Labor day weekend
Replies: 3
Views: 308

South Florida..Palm Beach area Labor day weekend

I am in town until probably next weekend 9/14. So I am flexible on the dates.

Zip it Tuite...hahhhaa Hope all is well with you
by Mike Reff
September 2nd, 2015, 8:04 pm
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: South Florida..Palm Beach area Labor day weekend
Replies: 3
Views: 308

South Florida..Palm Beach area Labor day weekend

I will be in the area, anyone around West Palm, Boynton, Del Ray?

Thanks

Mike
by Mike Reff
August 4th, 2015, 3:01 am
Forum: Offline Planner
Topic: New York, NY, August 8, 2015- CFischer meets Erez and Dan and drinks good juice :)
Replies: 25
Views: 1463

New York, NY, August 8, 2015- CFischer meets Erez and Dan and drinks good juice :)

Thanks, but I cannot commit just yet....Will let you know a day before.

Thanks

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