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by AD Northup
September 29th, 2020, 8:02 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: wine.com delivery fail
Replies: 219
Views: 9735

Re: wine.com delivery fail

Delete your details, unless you wish hassles. What details exactly? My situation is pretty much the same as the other 800K people living in this part of Indiana. Probably the crossing of state borders part (hypothetically circumventing your home states rightfully earned sales tax collections?)
by AD Northup
September 29th, 2020, 6:37 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: EuroCave Premiere L Dual Zone
Replies: 19
Views: 1998

Re: FS: EuroCave Premiere L Dual Zone

Lonnie F. wrote:
September 29th, 2020, 6:34 pm
AD Northup wrote:
September 20th, 2020, 5:17 pm
cepotts wrote:
September 17th, 2020, 6:14 pm
Alex, please check your PM’s.

Craig
Seconded
Did it sell?
I connected with Alex on a different matter, think he’s just been incredibly busy in his personal life. No idea on the Eurocave.
by AD Northup
September 29th, 2020, 5:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Save The Date- 2018 Scarecrow M'Etain
Replies: 38
Views: 2128

Re: Save The Date- 2018 Scarecrow M'Etain

Good Lord, a friend of mine just bought 4 bottles total (2 2-packs) and the shipping, to So Cal via ground, was $84. That is the most expensive shipping I have ever seen. Over $20 per bottle. Are they sent in OWC? The cases are cool. Never seen them, but imagine OWC shipping costs a lot more to pac...
by AD Northup
September 29th, 2020, 1:13 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: For Sale: Pre-Auction Cellar Clearance (All Done)
Replies: 11
Views: 2100

Re: For Sale: Pre-Auction Cellar Clearance (All Done)

Anyone heard from Alex in a few weeks?
by AD Northup
September 29th, 2020, 10:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ridge - Unusual or Rare Bottlings?
Replies: 119
Views: 6661

Re: Pass...

TomHill wrote:
September 29th, 2020, 9:53 am
Todd F r e n c h wrote:
September 29th, 2020, 9:07 am
Just received an email that Ridge is bringing back Evangelho - I'm intrigued for sure
It's mostly Carignan & Mataro, so I'll probably pass. Still.....
Tom
Actually a positive for me as D&R and Desire Lines produce my current favorite expressions of Evangelho!
by AD Northup
September 29th, 2020, 10:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Save The Date- 2018 Scarecrow M'Etain
Replies: 38
Views: 2128

Re: Save The Date- 2018 Scarecrow M'Etain

Brent S wrote:
September 29th, 2020, 10:25 am
Good Lord, a friend of mine just bought 4 bottles total (2 2-packs) and the shipping, to So Cal via ground, was $84. That is the most expensive shipping I have ever seen. Over $20 per bottle.
Are they sent in OWC?
by AD Northup
September 29th, 2020, 9:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ridge - Unusual or Rare Bottlings?
Replies: 119
Views: 6661

Re: Ridge - Unusual or Rare Bottlings?

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
September 29th, 2020, 9:07 am
Just received an email that Ridge is bringing back Evangelho - I'm intrigued for sure
Such an easy buy given producer vineyard and vintage mix
by AD Northup
September 29th, 2020, 9:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14513
Views: 715235

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2018 Ridge Evangelho...a welcome surprise in my inbox
by AD Northup
September 29th, 2020, 7:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dream 5 Wine Allocations!
Replies: 40
Views: 2173

Re: Dream 5 Wine Allocations!

Jumping on the band wagon with everyone else, while there are other allocations I would love receive, there are only 2 California Cabs: Macdonald Screaming Eagle Would like to add one other, only because I know nothing about it....other than I am not supposed to know anything about it...not sure if...
by AD Northup
September 25th, 2020, 4:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: This Weekends HDH Auction
Replies: 36
Views: 2050

Re: This Weekends HDH Auction

Was watching some champagne lots and all that I was tracking went well above estimate. Hopefully catch some mixed lots tomorrow.
by AD Northup
September 25th, 2020, 3:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: $500 Heitz Martha's?!?
Replies: 26
Views: 1742

Re: $500 Heitz Martha's?!?

Craig G wrote:
September 25th, 2020, 3:22 pm
AD Northup wrote:
September 25th, 2020, 2:37 pm
Craig G wrote:
September 25th, 2020, 1:43 pm

Not to worry... some wine influencer will start posting on Instagram about drinking old Martha’s, and then it will fly off the shelves!
[rofl.gif] Just look back a few days [cheers.gif]
Don’t explain the joke.
pileon
by AD Northup
September 25th, 2020, 2:37 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: $500 Heitz Martha's?!?
Replies: 26
Views: 1742

Re: $500 Heitz Martha's?!?

Craig G wrote:
September 25th, 2020, 1:43 pm
c fu wrote:
September 25th, 2020, 12:23 pm
Can’t increase current release pricing without increasing library release pricing
Not to worry... some wine influencer will start posting on Instagram about drinking old Martha’s, and then it will fly off the shelves!
[rofl.gif] Just look back a few days [cheers.gif]
by AD Northup
September 25th, 2020, 6:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Next MACDONALD?
Replies: 195
Views: 19379

Re: The Next MACDONALD?

Roy, what do you think are some of the other plots that are “as good as Macdonald” but not recognized because they are blended? Oh boy, don't get me started.... A few spots in Mondavi ToKalon are very close, but I am not sure how well they manage that, sometimes. I-Block, which makes the great Sauv...
by AD Northup
September 23rd, 2020, 5:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12343
Views: 471829

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2018 Desire Lines Evangelho Carignan...absolutely delicious in that beautifully mixed berry fruit way carignan can be
by AD Northup
September 23rd, 2020, 4:09 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB: Anderson's Conn Valley Reserve Cabernet - 2005, 2007, 2008
Replies: 4
Views: 246

Re: LTB: Anderson's Conn Valley Reserve Cabernet - 2005, 2007, 2008

Believe I saw some on a Cellaraiders email today if you wanted to go that route
by AD Northup
September 22nd, 2020, 10:19 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Desire Lines - Save the Date Sept 22
Replies: 10
Views: 549

Re: Desire Lines - Save the Date Sept 22

I did miss that in my excitement to order, but the label imagery is beautiful so that’s very exciting.
by AD Northup
September 22nd, 2020, 9:57 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Desire Lines - Save the Date Sept 22
Replies: 10
Views: 549

Re: Desire Lines - Save the Date Sept 22

Mixed case for me
by AD Northup
September 21st, 2020, 11:02 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14513
Views: 715235

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Curtis Chen wrote:
September 21st, 2020, 11:00 am
AD Northup wrote:
September 21st, 2020, 10:47 am
A couple bottles of 1999 VCC
Beast. I wanted those!
[cheers.gif] I left one on the table
by AD Northup
September 21st, 2020, 10:47 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14513
Views: 715235

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A couple bottles of 1999 VCC
by AD Northup
September 20th, 2020, 5:17 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: FS: EuroCave Premiere L Dual Zone
Replies: 19
Views: 1998

Re: FS: EuroCave Premiere L Dual Zone

cepotts wrote:
September 17th, 2020, 6:14 pm
Alex, please check your PM’s.

Craig
Seconded
by AD Northup
September 19th, 2020, 10:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Desire Lines - Save the Date Sept 22
Replies: 10
Views: 549

Re: Desire Lines - Save the Date Sept 22

Really wonderful, fresh takes on Shake Ridge and Evangelho. Also really awesome people.
by AD Northup
September 19th, 2020, 7:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14513
Views: 715235

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Who sniped the 86 VCC from Benchmark?
by AD Northup
September 16th, 2020, 10:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wait list times
Replies: 134
Views: 11651

Re: Wait list times

I signed up for Ultramarine in September 2018. Got an email today saying that there is an allocation for me tomorrow. Not sure how complete it will be but I'm happy with 2 years! Interesting. I signed up in October 2016 and didn't get an offer. I got the update/dosage trial email back in June but t...
by AD Northup
September 16th, 2020, 10:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Historic Vineyard Society and Cal Poly Old Vine Zin Research Project
Replies: 2
Views: 198

Historic Vineyard Society and Cal Poly Old Vine Zin Research Project

Received the below email today, thought it was worth sharing. Seem's like a great research project to try to quantify/document something that a lot of us already believe as fact. Hopefully can help with possibly gaining some Public Funds to assist the HVS's mission going forward. Full Disclosure, I ...
by AD Northup
September 15th, 2020, 4:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Email
Replies: 162
Views: 10105

Re: Ultramarine Email

For those confused why they don’t have an offer like me, I emailed and they got back very quickly. It looks like their system said I got an offer and passed last year even though I had the “sorry no allocation” email...Jenn has been kind enough to make sure I’m included tomorrow. Nice man! Gotta ap...
by AD Northup
September 15th, 2020, 2:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Email
Replies: 162
Views: 10105

Re: Ultramarine Email

For those confused why they don’t have an offer like me, I emailed and they got back very quickly. It looks like their system said I got an offer and passed last year even though I had the “sorry no allocation” email...Jenn has been kind enough to make sure I’m included tomorrow.
by AD Northup
September 15th, 2020, 12:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Email
Replies: 162
Views: 10105

Re: Ultramarine Email

Curtis Chen wrote:
September 15th, 2020, 12:17 pm
AD Northup wrote:
September 15th, 2020, 11:42 am
John Webber wrote:
September 15th, 2020, 11:39 am
Signed-up 9/6/18 and got the email.
3/30/18 and no email for me...
I demand an inquiry!! [swearing.gif]
Don’t think I’ve ever seen Michael Cruse on here that I can remember but would love to know. If nothing by tonight may ask via email...if someone else beats me to it, let me know!
by AD Northup
September 15th, 2020, 11:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Ultramarine Email
Replies: 162
Views: 10105

Re: Ultramarine Email

John Webber wrote:
September 15th, 2020, 11:39 am
Signed-up 9/6/18 and got the email.
3/30/18 and no email for me...
by AD Northup
September 14th, 2020, 7:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release
Replies: 82
Views: 3918

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release

T Fletcher wrote:
September 14th, 2020, 6:57 am
Wait...is this live? I see the wines on the website but it says I have no allocation...which doesn't make sense to me given multiple purchases in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Two tiered release. Believe general release is midweek.
by AD Northup
September 14th, 2020, 6:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release
Replies: 82
Views: 3918

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release

I'm also a newbie when it comes to D&R. If not for berserkers, I would have no idea. They seem to be in the vein of Carlisle and Bedrock. Is that right? If I was going to hunt down some of their wines to see what they are about, what should I look for? Personally? No, they are not in the same vein ...
by AD Northup
September 14th, 2020, 6:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release
Replies: 82
Views: 3918

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release

I'm also a newbie when it comes to D&R. If not for berserkers, I would have no idea. They seem to be in the vein of Carlisle and Bedrock. Is that right? If I was going to hunt down some of their wines to see what they are about, what should I look for? Personally I think any of his Mourvèdre based ...
by AD Northup
September 14th, 2020, 6:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release
Replies: 82
Views: 3918

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release

In for 16 total, with the Wear a Mask red still to ship with them.

Anyone open an 18 Legends yet?
by AD Northup
September 11th, 2020, 3:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release
Replies: 82
Views: 3918

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release

Add Evangelho to the list...shaping up to be a really good one
by AD Northup
September 11th, 2020, 2:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wait list times
Replies: 134
Views: 11651

Re: Wait list times

B. Buzzini wrote:
September 11th, 2020, 2:12 pm
Sandlands has to be a couple out right?
Had my sister sign up before the Spring release and she made the leftover offering then, with an actual offering on the recent one (though not many wines available)
by AD Northup
September 11th, 2020, 1:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wait list times
Replies: 134
Views: 11651

Re: Wait list times

Kinsman is already on a waitlist I believe
by AD Northup
September 10th, 2020, 6:25 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: 2012 Ultramarine Blanc de Blancs: SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: 2012 Ultramarine Blanc de Blancs

Original release or new LD release?
by AD Northup
September 10th, 2020, 12:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Books on N. Rhone?
Replies: 13
Views: 686

Re: Books on N. Rhone?

These are a couple I've read. I've also read the (better) 2nd edition of Lermouth's NoRho book. The newest 3rd edition is still available on Amazon (I have not read that yet) https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=136278&p=2182431 https://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php...
by AD Northup
September 9th, 2020, 7:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release
Replies: 82
Views: 3918

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release

Just went back and looked at Hardy’s posts in the Wear a Mask thread...looks like he was thinking Jan/Feb release for the Barbera...
by AD Northup
September 9th, 2020, 7:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release
Replies: 82
Views: 3918

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release

Barbera offline!
by AD Northup
September 9th, 2020, 7:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: MacDonald release is imminent!!!
Replies: 166
Views: 14888

Re: MacDonald release is imminent!!!

Not reading the thread, but in case no one has previously posted the exact date, I am pleased to announce that in honor of the fact that I might have been the second person on the MacDonald list (Dentice was first but we were only minutes apart), this year the offer will be released on my auspiciou...
by AD Northup
September 9th, 2020, 5:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release
Replies: 82
Views: 3918

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release

Drew Goin wrote:
September 9th, 2020, 5:11 pm
I thought Bedrock ripped out its Barbera and replanted it to other varieties...
It was from Shake Ridge
by AD Northup
September 9th, 2020, 4:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wait list times
Replies: 134
Views: 11651

Re: Wait list times

Alex Valdes wrote:
September 9th, 2020, 4:12 pm
AD Northup wrote:
September 9th, 2020, 4:10 pm
Alex Valdes wrote:
September 9th, 2020, 4:09 pm


Didn’t realize Ultramarine and Macdonald were so quick
They aren’t
I see. What is it really?
No idea, just know I’ve been on both >2 years. Imagine MacDonald is approaching double digits at least, no idea on UM, maybe if someone has a first time allocation tomorrow they can chime in
by AD Northup
September 9th, 2020, 4:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wait list times
Replies: 134
Views: 11651

Re: Wait list times

Alex Valdes wrote:
September 9th, 2020, 4:09 pm
JohnP wrote:
September 9th, 2020, 3:43 pm
Ultramarine - 2 years
MacDonald - 2 years
Cayuse - 5 years
Didn’t realize Ultramarine and Macdonald were so quick
They aren’t
by AD Northup
September 9th, 2020, 3:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release
Replies: 82
Views: 3918

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release

Bedrock Barbera was part of a blend. Just re-looked at my emails, and the email for the supplemental release this year implies that the 2017 Shake Ridge Barbera was 100%...maybe I missed something in Morgan’s notes here around the release Or maybe you forgot your CT note. neener Sometimes the notes...
by AD Northup
September 9th, 2020, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release
Replies: 82
Views: 3918

Re: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release

Tom G l a s g o w wrote:
September 9th, 2020, 12:31 pm
Bedrock Barbera was part of a blend.
Just re-looked at my emails, and the email for the supplemental release this year implies that the 2017 Shake Ridge Barbera was 100%...maybe I missed something in Morgan’s notes here around the release
by AD Northup
September 9th, 2020, 9:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14513
Views: 715235

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

A handful of NV Ledru Brut and Extra Brut bottlings
by AD Northup
September 9th, 2020, 8:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release
Replies: 82
Views: 3918

Dirty and Rowdy Fall Release

Didn’t see a thread yet, but the D&R release kicks off next week.

So far confirmed:

2019 Chenin Blanc
2019 Zinfandel

Expected:

2019 Barbera
.....?

Some really cool stuff going to be available, albeit in semi-limited quantities.
by AD Northup
September 8th, 2020, 4:44 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winery Visits Near Bedrock?
Replies: 14
Views: 973

Re: Winery Visits Near Bedrock?

Jean Edwards is right around the corner, and Three Sticks is on the other side of the square and worth a visit. I also really enjoyed a stop at Bump Cellars.
by AD Northup
September 8th, 2020, 4:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lopawines.com Thread
Replies: 172
Views: 15419

Re: Lopawines.com Thread

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
September 8th, 2020, 2:34 pm
The peters stuff was interesting but decided to pass after ultramarine this am
I grabbed some. Enjoy Peters and the price was right.
by AD Northup
September 8th, 2020, 2:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days
Replies: 1801
Views: 113410

Re: Envoyer is crushing it with Champagne these days

AndrewH wrote:
September 8th, 2020, 2:17 pm
Took a flyer on the Pierre Legras BdB 'Coste Beert'. 375s are always handy . . . hopefully turns out well!
Same...only $20 and always happy to have more 375 bubbly

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