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#101 Post by Kirk.Grant » February 2nd, 2018, 10:25 am

I think patience is the key with these wines. Both in shipping & in the cellar. With only one man running the show, there’s a lot of work. I would expect that he’s working as fast as he can and weather plays a factor in shipping too. Maybe waiting for the spring is better when it’s not so cold?
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#102 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m » February 2nd, 2018, 2:28 pm

I've seen enough from this thread to know I will never try buying these wines direct from producer.
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#103 Post by Kirk.Grant » February 2nd, 2018, 4:21 pm

Brian G r a f s t r o m wrote:I've seen enough from this thread to know I will never try buying these wines direct from producer.
That's too bad...John has been very supportive to others on the list I know. He's small...and it shows in times like this.
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#104 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m » February 2nd, 2018, 9:12 pm

If he's too small to communicate with his customers, or ship on time, then I'm out. I've played that game before, and I don't like it. I hate it when wine "just arrives out of nowhere." The normal weather in my locality means a day in the back of a hot truck can do a wine in, let alone a couple days, or a weekend in a facility that may or may not be temperature controlled ...
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#105 Post by M@tt G. » February 28th, 2018, 8:13 pm

UPS notification came in today. Should see my bottles tomorrow in SoCal.
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#106 Post by A.Altman » February 28th, 2018, 9:26 pm

Still waiting on mine. Don’t really mind as long as they eventually show up.
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#107 Post by N1CKW0LF » March 1st, 2018, 9:11 am

Just got mine yesterday!

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#108 Post by Gary Ahearn » March 1st, 2018, 10:41 am

Last year, I didn't receive my 2014's until the end of February . . . I think I was the last to receive them. I had absolutely no problem with that. It's not like you're going to drink them anytime soon. John said his wines usually show best starting around the 8-10 year point. And he did keep me in the loop about delivery via email. (In fact, he personally delivered them to my home . . . now that's service!)

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#109 Post by Leonard Taylor » March 16th, 2018, 7:06 am

A.Altman wrote:Still waiting on mine. Don’t really mind as long as they eventually show up.
Have you received these yet? I am still waiting in NC. I have heard nothing.
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#110 Post by J.Durham » March 16th, 2018, 7:20 am

Nothing in Texas. Shipping window essentially closed until fall.
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#111 Post by John Preston » March 16th, 2018, 7:58 am

I did text John a few weeks ago since we will be out of town...and he indicated early April which works for me here in Chicagoland...

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#112 Post by mmeyers » March 16th, 2018, 2:50 pm


Have you received these yet? I am still waiting in NC. I have heard nothing.

Leonard,

I would contact John. Not sure whether shipping is by region or not, but I received mine some time ago.

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#113 Post by Leonard Taylor » March 16th, 2018, 2:52 pm

mmeyers wrote:

Have you received these yet? I am still waiting in NC. I have heard nothing.

Leonard,

I would contact John. Not sure whether shipping is by region or not, but I received mine some time ago.

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I have no idea how to contact him. If you know and don't want to post it please PM me. Thx.
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#114 Post by mmeyers » March 16th, 2018, 3:04 pm

I have no idea how to contact him. If you know and don't want to post it please PM me.

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#115 Post by Leonard Taylor » March 16th, 2018, 3:05 pm

mmeyers wrote:
I have no idea how to contact him. If you know and don't want to post it please PM me.

Done
Just tried it. Not a good number
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#116 Post by K. R. Baker » March 16th, 2018, 8:50 pm

Still nothing here either. Does anyone have his contact info?

Thanks!
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#117 Post by John Preston » March 17th, 2018, 4:57 am

K. R. Baker wrote:Still nothing here either. Does anyone have his contact info?

Thanks!
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#118 Post by Leonard Taylor » March 18th, 2018, 5:36 am

Email response from John: I'll resume shipping east in early April (when temperatures in the Rockies reliably moderate).
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#119 Post by Michael Fess » April 8th, 2018, 10:18 am

Wonder if shipping will start this week on these?

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#120 Post by A.Altman » April 9th, 2018, 12:28 pm

Michael Fess wrote:Wonder if shipping will start this week on these?
I am hoping so! When I called a few weeks back his outgoing message said shipping east would commence on April 2nd.
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#121 Post by Michael Fess » April 12th, 2018, 1:19 pm

Wine delivered to me today. Just glad I was at home.

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#122 Post by Leonard Taylor » April 12th, 2018, 1:54 pm

Have not gotten mine yet. Into the 80's here this weekend.
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#123 Post by Glenn L e v i n e » April 12th, 2018, 3:18 pm

I got my Thomas a while back and they are stored now for a nice rest.
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