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by Andrew W.
November 25th, 2020, 12:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 581
Views: 37215

Re: Ravenswood library offer

1997 Big River Zin last night, Damn delicious and no where near over the hill. Amazing how little sediment it had.
by Andrew W.
November 4th, 2020, 8:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Offer
Replies: 193
Views: 17947

Re: 2018 Rivers-Marie Cabernet Offer

Troy Morris wrote: November 4th, 2020, 6:43 pm Got my three HL’s today.
Was out tasting last week and damn, those are incredible. Couldn't help but get more. You'll be very happy.

Andrew
by Andrew W.
October 11th, 2020, 10:02 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB Bedrock Lachryma
Replies: 5
Views: 370

WTB Bedrock Lachryma

I suspect this will be quieter than the Pope's Christmas Eve prayer... But I've been looking for years and never come across any. 2011 preferred over 09 but I'd love to try a bottle.
by Andrew W.
October 11th, 2020, 9:56 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Ooni Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 5679

Re: Ooni Discussion

Gary York wrote: October 11th, 2020, 2:23 pm And thoughts on this oven?

https://us.gozney.com/products/dome
Too small, they make it seem huge but for that $$ the whole oven is only 24 inches wide?
by Andrew W.
September 30th, 2020, 8:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Shafer 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 1437

Re: Shafer 2020

So does this mean all their neighbors would be in a similar position related to smoke taint? I wonder if this puts them in a tough position relative to the market perception - Quixote, Stags' Leap, Robert Sinskey Cliff Lede for instance all nearby. I'm a member at Cliff Lede and buy a couple cases ...
by Andrew W.
September 17th, 2020, 7:29 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2501
Views: 214252

Re: Steak Porn

Not a terrible Thursday
by Andrew W.
September 13th, 2020, 1:13 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2501
Views: 214252

Re: Steak Porn

Always a great day when Bryan's hard work shows up... Also going to take a flyer on the Costco offering, how bad can it be?
by Andrew W.
September 2nd, 2020, 6:19 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Used/Open stock Zalto Universals (Waitlist Link Added 9/1)
Replies: 29
Views: 2611

Re: Used/Open stock Zalto Universals (Waitlist Link Added 9/1)

Any chance of doing a pack of 6 Bordeaux and 6 burg?
by Andrew W.
August 31st, 2020, 8:47 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: Used/Open stock Zalto Universals (Waitlist Link Added 9/1)
Replies: 29
Views: 2611

Re: Used/Open stock Zalto Universals

Would like the get on the list as well
by Andrew W.
August 3rd, 2020, 12:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 581
Views: 37215

Re: Ravenswood library offer

Yea, happy to go in with anyone who got an offer
by Andrew W.
July 27th, 2020, 10:48 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 581
Views: 37215

Re: Ravenswood library offer

Same, have bought from several releases and enjoy his wines. No dice on an email. Too bad as I’ve lived everything I’ve opened from the initial library release.
by Andrew W.
July 3rd, 2020, 7:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse Ex-Cellar Sale
Replies: 58
Views: 4450

Re: Cayuse Ex-Cellar Sale

1-- 2013 BIONIC FROG SY 750 ML
1 — 2011 EN CHAMBERLIN SYRAH 750 ML
1 — 2014 LOVERS 750 ML

$434.36
by Andrew W.
May 18th, 2020, 8:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pungo--a Coravin alternative
Replies: 156
Views: 14638

Re: Pungo--a Coravin alternative

Had a bottle explode on me before they were making those... I use it
by Andrew W.
May 8th, 2020, 4:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Kutch Pinot Noir Falstaff Vineyard (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)
Replies: 8
Views: 934

Re: TN: 2014 Kutch Pinot Noir Falstaff Vineyard (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast)

Great notes, love his wines. Just realized I missed out on his rose last year which is phenomenal, and ordered some. Added in a couple more bottles of PN...
by Andrew W.
May 6th, 2020, 5:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Carter Release
Replies: 96
Views: 6082

Re: 2018 Carter Release

Eh, never mind... GTO purchased. Can’t wait till next month to add on.
by Andrew W.
May 5th, 2020, 10:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Carter Release
Replies: 96
Views: 6082

Re: 2018 Carter Release

Do they release the GTO again at the main release?
by Andrew W.
April 12th, 2020, 11:11 pm
Forum: Berserker Quarantine Relief
Topic: Kendric Vineyards Offer
Replies: 12
Views: 1595

Re: Kendric Vineyards Offer

Just had a 2008 pinot last night and it was singing, what great wine. Can't believe I was buying that long ago!
by Andrew W.
April 12th, 2020, 11:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 1984
Replies: 27
Views: 1452

Re: 1984

Just got 2 84 Graham Malvedos ok winebid tonight... They will probably be terrible but as an '84 child it's worth the risk
by Andrew W.
February 18th, 2020, 3:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: A wine night in Charlotte
Replies: 25
Views: 2036

Re: A wine night in Charlotte

Agree with above, dine mostly in the uptown/southend area and can't remember anywhere I've dined that had $0 corkage policy. While I've not been charged before I can’t remember asking and being told corkage is $0. I have only in rare occasion called ahead of time and been told corkage is not allowed...
by Andrew W.
December 28th, 2019, 8:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 581
Views: 37215

Re: Ravenswood library offer

1992 Ravenswood Cabernet Sauvignon Gregory Vineyard - USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley (12/28/2019) What a beautiful wine. 1 bottle consumed at Christmas dinner and another 3 days later (it isn't getting any better, enjoy now!). This is drinking beautifully. After 30 minutes open it ha...
by Andrew W.
December 4th, 2019, 1:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 581
Views: 37215

Re: Ravenswood library offer

Has everyone gotten their wine? No news in NC.
by Andrew W.
November 4th, 2019, 11:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cellar Construction advice: racking choices
Replies: 34
Views: 1810

Re: Cellar Construction advice: racking choices

I used wine racks America for a 2k bottle cellar and was very happy with the design, service (a rack got 'lost' in transit, and quantity for the price. Be warned, putting it all together is no small task.
by Andrew W.
November 1st, 2019, 8:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Downstream Wines
Replies: 181
Views: 17693

Re: Downstream Wines

I must be the next round... Passing...
by Andrew W.
October 6th, 2019, 9:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winebid revised.....
Replies: 76
Views: 7184

Re: Winebid revised.....

Thanks for the message Russ. Instead of everyone calling, it seems that Mark Thompson suggested a good alternative. Grandfathering in all the purchases to date would be amicable, and start with the auction beginning 10/6. This is actually a really good idea. While I'm not one that likes changes...t...
by Andrew W.
October 3rd, 2019, 12:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 581
Views: 37215

Re: Ravenswood library offer

Boo, keep the time as is
by Andrew W.
October 2nd, 2019, 6:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ravenswood library offer
Replies: 581
Views: 37215

Re: Ravenswood library offer

Is this really opening at 3am est? Win one for working overnights...
by Andrew W.
September 26th, 2019, 5:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cayuse is Live
Replies: 194
Views: 12109

Re: Cayuse is Live

Made it off the WL and put in for my full order, excited to try them
by Andrew W.
July 20th, 2019, 7:47 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 665
Views: 44538

Re: Another Flannery PSA

As if I need more... Anyone with the inside scoop on what the sale is starting Monday??? (Per Flannery Instagram)
by Andrew W.
July 11th, 2019, 12:03 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 665
Views: 44538

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Delivery day!

10 Jorges should last me a month or two... These hangers are giant this time, and my first experiment with their pork...
by Andrew W.
July 1st, 2019, 12:26 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 665
Views: 44538

Re: Another Flannery PSA

10 Jorges, a few hangers and a couple pork steaks ordered!
by Andrew W.
May 21st, 2019, 10:48 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 600 Bottle Vinotemp (NC)
Replies: 2
Views: 480

600 Bottle Vinotemp (NC)

Looking to get rid of my 600 Bottle Vinotemp, has a 4 year old CellarPro unit I put in. Exterior is unfinished wood. Local to Charlotte NC only. Looking to get $800 out of it. Happy to email pics and details.

Andrew
by Andrew W.
February 7th, 2019, 2:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Restaurant - Waiter pouring etiquette
Replies: 104
Views: 4505

Re: Restaurant - Waiter pouring etiquette

I was at a high end restaurant in Paris 2 weeks ago. Wife wanted a glass with dinner so I got a bottle. Waiter kept filling both glasses every 5 minutes and kept putting more and more in hers. I poured some in mine, he came over and scolded me, took the bottle away from me and put in on a chair 10 f...
by Andrew W.
January 24th, 2019, 10:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ceritas Spring Release Coming Thursday January 31st
Replies: 14
Views: 1069

Re: Ceritas Spring Release Coming Thursday January 31st

Occidental is new, no?
by Andrew W.
December 22nd, 2018, 7:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bravo Myriad Cellars...
Replies: 7
Views: 850

Re: Bravo Myriad Cellars...

Agreed, also interesting that it seems the 1st tier and previous buyers are now the same day...
by Andrew W.
December 20th, 2018, 8:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Berserker Day X
Replies: 16
Views: 2195

Re: Berserker Day X

Just promise us we can buy a whole cow from Flannery and we'll be all good....
by Andrew W.
November 17th, 2018, 1:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Andremily #4
Replies: 53
Views: 5872

Re: Andremily #4

Instagram post says release is Monday
by Andrew W.
August 9th, 2018, 6:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Notes on a Napa-Weekend (Larkmead/Realm/Dakota Shy/Mending Wall/Pride/Schramsberg/Corison)
Replies: 16
Views: 1781

Notes on a Napa-Weekend (Larkmead/Realm/Dakota Shy/Mending Wall/Pride/Schramsberg/Corison)

Awesome trip, totally agree on the Schramsburg and Mending wall reviews.
by Andrew W.
July 23rd, 2018, 3:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: RIP Frank Evangelho
Replies: 6
Views: 1142

RIP Frank Evangelho

A great man that was truly dedicated to his trade.
by Andrew W.
July 17th, 2018, 2:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: For Those Who Love The Rocks
Replies: 18
Views: 2426

For Those Who Love The Rocks

Just got an offer off the wait list, definitely in, anyone else bite?
by Andrew W.
July 6th, 2018, 12:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Recommendations Similar to PGC Berserker’s Cuvée
Replies: 88
Views: 4661

Recommendations Similar to PGC Berserker’s Cuvée

Made it in for a case, really excited
by Andrew W.
April 10th, 2018, 5:22 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Asheville NC recommendations please
Replies: 16
Views: 594

Asheville NC recommendations please

Love the Admiral. She going to the spa at the Grove Park?
by Andrew W.
April 8th, 2018, 9:28 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 16 Napa's What can we expect
Replies: 85
Views: 5568

16 Napa's What can we expect

Awesome, thanks Roy
by Andrew W.
March 25th, 2018, 7:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: When Was the Last Time You Did an Inventory?
Replies: 80
Views: 3023

When Was the Last Time You Did an Inventory?

Thinking about going to a scan/barcode system when I finish the cellar in a few months... Any guidance, is it actually helpful?
by Andrew W.
February 2nd, 2018, 6:51 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Flannery 109/107s
Replies: 11
Views: 1074

Flannery 109/107s

Ed, good point. I think I saw Bryan say he'd be willing to use the aged cuttings for burgers... Could be a good way to use the whole thing.
by Andrew W.
February 2nd, 2018, 10:32 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Flannery 109/107s
Replies: 11
Views: 1074

Flannery 109/107s

Awesome, definitely do some recon for the group on his thoughts.
by Andrew W.
February 1st, 2018, 7:37 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Flannery 109/107s
Replies: 11
Views: 1074

Flannery 109/107s

Alright you Meatetarians,

What are you guys doing with your custom chunks of meat (107/109 and primal) from BD? I got a 109 and am on the fence, probably 30-35 days as I'm not a huge fan of extended aging. No idea on my cuts yet. What are you guys doing?
by Andrew W.
January 26th, 2018, 1:01 pm
Forum: BerserkerDay IX (January 27, 2018 - it was a doozy!)
Topic: Flannery Beef - Putting you in the Dry Aging Driver's Seat (plus some timeless favs)
Replies: 89
Views: 8718

Flannery Beef - Putting you in the Dry Aging Driver's Seat (plus some timeless favs)

109 ordered (not a huge fan of ultra extended aging so it seemed this one made more sense), along with some waygu, short ribs, Jorges and hangers... I should be set for the year....

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