Boston in June: 2004, 2005, & 2007-2017 Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

Announcements and planning of Offline events
Post Reply
Message
Author
User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Boston in June: 2004, 2005, & 2007-2017 Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#1 Post by Kirk.Grant » January 3rd, 2019, 1:34 pm

I've been a fan of the Patricia Green Cellars Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block bottling for a long, long time. I've got a vertical of the wine with the following vintages (2004, 2005 & 2007-2017). I've found one of the greatest ways to understand a wine is to tase a Vertical. So, I'd like to hold an offline to get together with people that have an interest in joining me. I'd like this to be as many people as possible Hence the Boston/Portland/Bangor posting. I'll host it wherever I can get the most people to attend. I also want there to be enough to taste...so my maximum number of people I want is ten(10) not counting myself and Jim Anderson. Jim has expressed a willingness/interest in possibly joining this gathering. If so, I'd like to make sure we roll out the red carpet with some fun and interesting blind wines. Anyone that attends please bring a wine that you are excited about and want to serve blind to share with the group.

Venues

Boston - I'm open to going anywhere that will have/host us. If you're from Boston and have a recommendation please include this in your post.


Total (12)
Jim Anderson (confirmed!)
Kirk
Doug
Jim & Jacqueline
Alicia Cypress
Ray
Ara
Tariq K.
Jonathan Sirot
Shane McCarthy

Waiting List

Blair
Mike
Last edited by Kirk.Grant on May 20th, 2019, 8:53 am, edited 18 times in total.
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

User avatar
Jim Stewart
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 638
Joined: July 31st, 2018, 9:49 am
Location: MA / FL

Re: Boston/Portland/Bangor? Patricia Green Cellars Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block VERTICAL

#2 Post by Jim Stewart » January 3rd, 2019, 1:54 pm

Kirk, My wife Jacqueline and I would love to participate at almost whatever the venue/locale you come up with. Only one big IF for us is that it would work only if scheduled for May or later. Either way, great idea. Best, -Jim

Jud Reis
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 1417
Joined: February 8th, 2009, 10:50 am
Location: North Shore Mass.

Re: Boston/Portland/Bangor? Patricia Green Cellars Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block VERTICAL

#3 Post by Jud Reis » January 3rd, 2019, 4:59 pm

Kirk - I would be interested and have a venue in Boston that can work. Could also do Portland, Bangor is a bit too far. Would happily bring something interesting to share. Obviously very date dependent. Would be great to catch up with you (and Doug?) again.

User avatar
Alicia C.
Posts: 620
Joined: September 3rd, 2013, 12:54 pm
Location: Cambridge, Mass. (ex-D.C.-er)

Re: Boston/Portland/Bangor? Patricia Green Cellars Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block VERTICAL

#4 Post by Alicia C. » January 4th, 2019, 9:38 am

I might be interested if it's here in Boston (or if it's on a weekend, I could up come to Portland). Sadly, don't know of any good venue suggestions :(
last name starts with a CY and ends with PRESS
I'm @itswinebyme on Twitter and Tumblr

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston/Portland/Bangor? Patricia Green Cellars Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block VERTICAL

#5 Post by Kirk.Grant » January 4th, 2019, 11:34 am

Jud Reis wrote:
January 3rd, 2019, 4:59 pm
Kirk - I would be interested and have a venue in Boston that can work. Could also do Portland, Bangor is a bit too far. Would happily bring something interesting to share. Obviously very date dependent. Would be great to catch up with you (and Doug?) again.
Jud,

Awesome!! It'll be great to catch up with you and yes...I'm certain Doug will join us. The only reason there is no date yet is because I wanted to check in with Jim to see if he could join us if there is a time that would be best. I'll second this that May/June would be a good time for me. If we can do it in Boston, I think that would be best. There is sediment in these wines and if at all possible it would be great if the location would allow for the storage (and not moving them) for a few months before. However, if that's not possible, I'll probably just store them at Doug's house and then open them before we drive to decant for sediment and then return them to the bottle.
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston/Portland/Bangor? Patricia Green Cellars Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block VERTICAL

#6 Post by Kirk.Grant » January 4th, 2019, 12:18 pm

The Event is now full, taking waiting lists
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

User avatar
Tariq K
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 64
Joined: March 31st, 2018, 2:09 pm

Re: Boston/Portland/Bangor? Patricia Green Cellars Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block VERTICAL

#7 Post by Tariq K » January 4th, 2019, 12:24 pm

Ah crud - didn't see this right away. Please put me on wait list. Thanks!
Tariq K @ s s u m
Boston, MA
CT: tak4

brian i
Posts: 30
Joined: January 9th, 2016, 11:14 am
Location: Portland, OR

Re: Boston: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#8 Post by brian i » January 5th, 2019, 11:09 am

[snort.gif] So upset that this is the east coat Portland champagne.gif
Brian I m s i c k

User avatar
Mike Grammer
Posts: 5786
Joined: April 27th, 2010, 7:19 am
Location: Toronto

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#9 Post by Mike Grammer » January 7th, 2019, 9:01 am

I'm going to tag this thread for myself on the very outside chance that I could coordinate a visit to Boston sometime in that time period. If I can, I would love to join!

Mike

Blair Ridley
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 621
Joined: January 27th, 2009, 12:52 pm
Location: South Shore, MA

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#10 Post by Blair Ridley » January 7th, 2019, 10:00 am

Can I be added to the waiting list please? I'm also date dependent (could only attend if held on a weekday before June 24th). Thanks!

User avatar
David_K
Posts: 702
Joined: July 17th, 2014, 7:01 pm
Location: Boston, MA

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#11 Post by David_K » January 7th, 2019, 7:10 pm

I'd be interested in joining as well and would get on the waiting list. I don't have any PG in the cellar but I've enjoyed the wines before. I could bring something else interesting to drink.
K@ntrОwi╦z

Jonathan Sirot
Posts: 737
Joined: April 15th, 2011, 8:37 am

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#12 Post by Jonathan Sirot » January 8th, 2019, 7:02 am

Please add me to the waitlist also

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#13 Post by Kirk.Grant » January 8th, 2019, 6:55 pm

Jonathan Sirot wrote:
January 8th, 2019, 7:02 am
Please add me to the waitlist also
Done...and it seems that June is most likely the best for Jim. As his dates get more firm, I'll update this and we'll try to secure a day & time.
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

Mike M.
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 5
Joined: January 25th, 2013, 11:59 am

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#14 Post by Mike M. » January 9th, 2019, 6:40 am

Hi Jim, I'd be interested in attending if I can make the date work. Can you please add me to the wait list. Thanks!

Blair Ridley
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 621
Joined: January 27th, 2009, 12:52 pm
Location: South Shore, MA

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#15 Post by Blair Ridley » January 9th, 2019, 9:16 am

Kirk -

I think you missed me. I'd love to be on the waiting list. Thanks.

User avatar
Todd F r e n c h
Site Admin
<dfn>Site Admin</dfn>
Posts: 38237
Joined: January 27th, 2009, 8:46 am
Location: San Clemente, CA

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#16 Post by Todd F r e n c h » January 9th, 2019, 10:38 am

Wow, fantastic event! Looking forward to the notes/details after the event
Apparently I'm lazy, have a narrow agenda, and offer little in the way of content and substance (RMP) (and have a "penchant for gossip" -KBI)

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#17 Post by Kirk.Grant » January 9th, 2019, 5:39 pm

Blair Ridley wrote:
January 9th, 2019, 9:16 am
Kirk -

I think you missed me. I'd love to be on the waiting list. Thanks.
Sorry about that...you're back in the list.
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#18 Post by Kirk.Grant » January 22nd, 2019, 7:49 am

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
January 9th, 2019, 10:38 am
Wow, fantastic event! Looking forward to the notes/details after the event
It is exciting, and I hope it will be one for the memory banks...

Maybe we can link up the next time I'm out your way in Palm Springs?
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

User avatar
GregUrsino
Posts: 270
Joined: June 30th, 2009, 8:19 pm
Location: Chicago

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#19 Post by GregUrsino » February 3rd, 2019, 10:06 am

Hi

I just moved to Boston from Chicago.....I see there is a waiting list but heck..throw me on also

If anyone in Boston has any other get togethers would love to join

Greg

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#20 Post by Kirk.Grant » February 7th, 2019, 5:21 am

GregUrsino wrote:
February 3rd, 2019, 10:06 am
Hi

I just moved to Boston from Chicago.....I see there is a waiting list but heck..throw me on also

If anyone in Boston has any other get togethers would love to join

Greg
Greg,

Glad to add you to the group. There are a few people who may not be able to make it that are trying to iron out their schedules. So I'd say it's likely that some on the waiting list may get to join us. Welcome to Boston...
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

Jud Reis
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 1417
Joined: February 8th, 2009, 10:50 am
Location: North Shore Mass.

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#21 Post by Jud Reis » February 7th, 2019, 7:25 am

Kirk - when do you think you will have a date?

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#22 Post by Kirk.Grant » February 8th, 2019, 3:52 am

Jud Reis wrote:
February 7th, 2019, 7:25 am
Kirk - when do you think you will have a date?
Hopefully soon, I'll reach out to Jim again to see if he has secured his travel dates yet. If there's no answer I'm inclined to lean towards June 22 or June 23. How far in advance do you think your venue will need to secure a date?
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

Jud Reis
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 1417
Joined: February 8th, 2009, 10:50 am
Location: North Shore Mass.

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#23 Post by Jud Reis » February 8th, 2019, 7:31 am

We can do it within a month would be my guess - more worried about my own schedule!

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#24 Post by Kirk.Grant » March 2nd, 2019, 6:34 pm

Jud Reis wrote:
February 8th, 2019, 7:31 am
We can do it within a month would be my guess - more worried about my own schedule!
If we needed to set a date would Sunday 23 June work??

I haven’t heard back from Jim, my guess is he’s busy with a lot of changes at the winery. So maybe we just set the date and hope he can join us.
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

Jud Reis
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 1417
Joined: February 8th, 2009, 10:50 am
Location: North Shore Mass.

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#25 Post by Jud Reis » March 3rd, 2019, 12:51 pm

Kirk - PM sent.

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#26 Post by Kirk.Grant » March 11th, 2019, 1:17 pm

Jud Reis wrote:
March 3rd, 2019, 12:51 pm
Kirk - PM sent.
Can everyone do the 15th or 16th??
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

Jud Reis
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 1417
Joined: February 8th, 2009, 10:50 am
Location: North Shore Mass.

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#27 Post by Jud Reis » March 11th, 2019, 2:33 pm

Kirk - 15th should work. 16th is Father’s Day, so going to be tough.

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#28 Post by Kirk.Grant » March 27th, 2019, 2:04 pm

Sadly we had to move this out of Mass. If you're still interested please PM me so we can talk about what may be best.


Thanks, Kirk
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#29 Post by Kirk.Grant » April 3rd, 2019, 9:54 am

Just a quick reminder...if you’re in the initial group and you still plan to attend please PM me by this Friday so we can coordinate.

If you have already spoken to me or verified, no need to reaffirm.
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston in June: 2004, 2005, & 2007-2017 Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#30 Post by Kirk.Grant » May 14th, 2019, 4:26 pm

Updates to the vertical.

Thank you Jim!!
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston/Portland/Bangor? Patricia Green Cellars Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block VERTICAL

#31 Post by Kirk.Grant » May 14th, 2019, 4:27 pm

Tariq K wrote:
January 4th, 2019, 12:24 pm
Ah crud - didn't see this right away. Please put me on wait list. Thanks!
Have you seen my last PM??
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

User avatar
Paul Miller
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 5078
Joined: April 28th, 2010, 2:56 pm
Location: Chicago

Re: Boston in June: 2004, 2005, & 2007-2017 Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#32 Post by Paul Miller » May 14th, 2019, 4:35 pm

Just had the 2013 last night. Nice wine.

User avatar
Tariq K
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 64
Joined: March 31st, 2018, 2:09 pm

Re: Boston/Portland/Bangor? Patricia Green Cellars Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block VERTICAL

#33 Post by Tariq K » May 15th, 2019, 5:01 pm

Kirk.Grant wrote:
May 14th, 2019, 4:27 pm
Tariq K wrote:
January 4th, 2019, 12:24 pm
Ah crud - didn't see this right away. Please put me on wait list. Thanks!
Have you seen my last PM??
Last PM I have from you is from January, so not sure what you are referring to.
Tariq K @ s s u m
Boston, MA
CT: tak4

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#34 Post by Kirk.Grant » May 20th, 2019, 8:54 am

Mike Grammer wrote:
January 7th, 2019, 9:01 am
I'm going to tag this thread for myself on the very outside chance that I could coordinate a visit to Boston sometime in that time period. If I can, I would love to join!

Mike
Mike, if you can join us...there is room.
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

User avatar
Kirk.Grant
GCC Member
GCC Member
Posts: 3056
Joined: May 27th, 2012, 1:29 pm
Location: Bangor, Maine

Re: Boston in June: Patricia Green Pinot Noir Estate Etzel Block Vertical & blind gathering

#35 Post by Kirk.Grant » May 20th, 2019, 8:55 am

Blair Ridley wrote:
January 9th, 2019, 9:16 am
Kirk -

I think you missed me. I'd love to be on the waiting list. Thanks.
Blair, if you can join us...there is room. Please PM me about location & blind drop off.
Cellartracker:Kirk Grant

Post Reply

Return to “Offline Planner”