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by Jeff P
September 14th, 2020, 8:06 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?
Replies: 105
Views: 5181

Re: At What Price Point Will You Boycott The 2008 Taittinger Comtes?

Got offered the 08 Comtes from Total Wine at $200 p/bottle. Yikes
by Jeff P
September 9th, 2020, 5:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread
Replies: 68
Views: 9343

Re: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread

Jan 2020 :(
by Jeff P
August 27th, 2020, 1:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8047
Views: 538629

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
August 27th, 2020, 1:48 pm
they had 09 cristal for 149 last year or the year before on power hour.
Yeah that was two or three marathons ago. Jumped on that
by Jeff P
August 27th, 2020, 1:35 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8047
Views: 538629

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

This is crap. I feel like they might be having issues. Usually the power hour is all good stuff that goes super fast.
by Jeff P
August 27th, 2020, 1:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8047
Views: 538629

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Now it has started. They sent an email
by Jeff P
August 27th, 2020, 1:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8047
Views: 538629

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

I don't think it has started yet
by Jeff P
August 27th, 2020, 12:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8047
Views: 538629

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Daniel Hakyon Kim wrote:
August 27th, 2020, 12:42 pm
out of curiosity - is this from 9am~5pm today, then start again tomorrow 9am? or it continues after 5pm today as well?
It is usually very slow past 5 pm PT but technically continues into tomorrow
by Jeff P
August 27th, 2020, 12:21 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8047
Views: 538629

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

I picked up a Lutum Pinot that came up earlier. They've had a lot of these over the past couple of years but I've been enjoying them. Nothing else yet. I got that as well. Haven't tried the producer before so good to hear. I took a flyer on a Lutum last Marathon and I liked it enough at the price t...
by Jeff P
August 19th, 2020, 11:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8047
Views: 538629

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

In for 4 as well. Solid price for a great wine. Love 375 for desserts
by Jeff P
August 18th, 2020, 12:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Penultimate (Harlan...Promontory)
Replies: 54
Views: 7004

Re: Penultimate (Harlan...Promontory)

I've bought Mascot a few times and think it is a "relative" deal so I received the email as well. However, $325 a bottle is a hard pass. I didn't click thru but not sure that even includes shipping.
by Jeff P
August 12th, 2020, 7:18 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Total Wine Pappy Offer
Replies: 244
Views: 32103

Re: Total Wine Pappy Offer

JulianD wrote:
July 28th, 2020, 2:03 pm
Do total wine concierge/pre-order $ count towards points?
My accounts weren't linked so I asked Concierge to ensure that they fixed it. However, you have to go through Concierge since regular TW service was clueless
by Jeff P
August 5th, 2020, 1:03 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1482
Views: 90130

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

2018 Mongeard-Mugneret Grands-Echezeaux? Seems like a decent deal for GC
by Jeff P
August 2nd, 2020, 7:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Winebid site had problems tonight.
Replies: 123
Views: 6636

Re: Winebid site had problems tonight.

Super slow again in the last 2 minutes tonight. Site wouldn't load for at least 60 seconds... frustrating
by Jeff P
July 31st, 2020, 10:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl
Replies: 239
Views: 30211

Re: Faethm Wine - Nikolas Krankl

I grabbed a 5-pack as well but didn't realize the speed at which it sold out. Hope they're good!
by Jeff P
July 21st, 2020, 6:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1482
Views: 90130

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Curtis Chen wrote:
July 19th, 2020, 12:56 pm
Envoyer selling Arcadian. I have seen it all now!
I'm newer around here. Any backstory? I didn't buy any
by Jeff P
July 15th, 2020, 3:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is the first wine you will give your son/daughter?
Replies: 57
Views: 1675

Re: What is the first wine you will give your son/daughter?

Jeff L wrote:
July 15th, 2020, 3:10 pm
My sons birth year is 2019 so the plan is to share a Mouton with him when he’s 21. I just hope I’m disciplined enough to save one...
Same here!
by Jeff P
June 24th, 2020, 6:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

Mostly 750mls and 375mls with some 1.5l and 3ls sprinkled in

Laroque
Tour St. C
Leo P
Mouton
Palmer
La Cons.
PLL
Figeac
Canon
Calon Segur
Clinet
Brainaire Ducru
Montrose
Ducru B
SHL
Lynch B

only 375s
LMHB
DDC
Cantenac Brown
GPL
Canon LG
Pavie Macquin
by Jeff P
June 23rd, 2020, 2:22 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

Putting aside the risk of tariffs, any perspective on the ‘good deals’ at the higher end that TW just released? Looks like most were priced at market, versus those of us that were afraid the week's delay would cause prices to increase to "new market". However, no PLL or VCC as pointed out so maybe ...
by Jeff P
June 23rd, 2020, 2:20 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

My site is still spinning but I got a confirmation email for my first order. Will revisit in a bit to see if I missed anything.
by Jeff P
June 23rd, 2020, 1:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

Sc0tt F!tzger@ld wrote:
June 23rd, 2020, 1:27 pm
Jeff P wrote:
June 23rd, 2020, 1:19 pm
TW is up
No Canon or PLL.
I think Canon will be tomorrow since they are usually a day after releases. However, weird on PLL
by Jeff P
June 23rd, 2020, 1:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

TW is up
by Jeff P
June 23rd, 2020, 8:53 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

All this futures currency talk is why I was confused when ‘17 futures hit and we were asked to pay tariffs as well. I’ve always pictured it works like this: You buy a future to lock in the current price, whatever it is offered by the retailer. at that point you have entered into an agreement with t...
by Jeff P
June 23rd, 2020, 8:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

I checked earlier at Millesima (didn't buy any) and was at $92 a bottle for Canon. Now at $111
by Jeff P
June 23rd, 2020, 6:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

If total wine has already bought the wine in euros up front at the current exchange rate, then why should currency fluctuations at a later time point matter? There should be no "risk" when you reimburse Let's take the case where they need to pay €100 to the negoce to break-even. Today, €100 = $113....
by Jeff P
June 22nd, 2020, 11:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

TW just added more Calon Segur in 750, 1.5, and 3L if you missed out
by Jeff P
June 21st, 2020, 5:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Father’s Day Wine Selections
Replies: 75
Views: 2352

Re: Father’s Day Wine Selections

1985 Pape Clement with mushroom pasta
by Jeff P
June 19th, 2020, 7:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

Ethan Abraham wrote:
June 19th, 2020, 7:32 am
Seems like in general later release prices (at least for the higher price releases) have been much less attractive. Not too optimistic for PLL on Monday.
Agreed - especially those with recently released 97+ scoring
by Jeff P
June 17th, 2020, 1:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

Wally's does have a nice selection of 375s and seems to allow ordering by single bottles. Throw in free shipping and whether or not they charge tax isn't really in the differential for me. I like to have some 375s around for early look at the vintage and also for taking to BYO restaurants in NJ! We...
by Jeff P
June 17th, 2020, 11:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

Vince T wrote:
June 17th, 2020, 9:05 am
Someone posted elsewhere that Total is not adding any futures this week and will catch up next week.
Yes, I followed up with them too. Confirmed it will all come next week, even those released this week (Figeac, LB, Pichon Baron, etc... )
by Jeff P
June 16th, 2020, 3:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

ChrisStags wrote:
June 16th, 2020, 3:21 pm
TW told me they aren’t releasing any new futures this week and will catch up next week.
Interesting... did they say why?
by Jeff P
June 16th, 2020, 2:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

TW is late on the last few days. Nothing since HB
by Jeff P
June 16th, 2020, 2:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Brunellos
Replies: 57
Views: 3872

Re: Best Brunellos

Valdicava, La Gerla, and Biondi-Santi are some of my favorites Wow, those are all pretty divergent wines, but I guess that's one of the great things about Brunello! Yep agreed. I enjoy the different styles with some producers rising to the top for me. Granted, have only had 2 of my BS bottles since...
by Jeff P
June 15th, 2020, 9:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Best Brunellos
Replies: 57
Views: 3872

Re: Best Brunellos

Valdicava, La Gerla, and Biondi-Santi are some of my favorites

Value: Caparzo / Col d'orcia
by Jeff P
June 12th, 2020, 7:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

Where is everyone purchasing their futures from? Total Wine Concierge https://concierge.totalwine.com/ I’d note that they haven’t released much in their site yet. Thanks, and yes I agree. They have been a day or two behind what I have seen on wine.com. As I am new to BDX futures, I am just curious ...
by Jeff P
June 10th, 2020, 3:50 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

this futures program is really interesting. By most standards, this campaign should be generating a ton of excitement I'd think. its the lowest prices in years and from everything I can see is a really quality vintage. what's the deal with this? is Bordeaux dead at retail? personally, I wonder if m...
by Jeff P
June 10th, 2020, 3:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

TW just posted Mouton at $400 if people are looking for it still at that pricing. I was a generally satisfied TW futures customer for the 2015 & 2016 campaigns, but was taken aback by their current disclaimer: The price reflected on your order form is subject to change after the order is placed if ...
by Jeff P
June 10th, 2020, 12:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

How long does TW usually lag the rest? I've seen a few Lynch Bages offers but not from them.
by Jeff P
June 4th, 2020, 3:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.
Replies: 1014
Views: 61801

Re: The 2019 Bordeaux are coming out.

Sc0tt F!tzger@ld wrote:
June 4th, 2020, 2:45 pm
Got an offer today from JJB for 2019 Chevalier at $54/750ml. Same price as what I paid for 2014.
W or R?
by Jeff P
June 3rd, 2020, 9:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Most bottles of a single wine from one vintage in your cellar
Replies: 241
Views: 11452

Re: Most bottles of a single wine from one vintage in your cellar

2010 Valdicava - wine that made me more interested in learning about wine
1 case
by Jeff P
May 18th, 2020, 5:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 50% off vinguardvalise
Replies: 32
Views: 1694

Re: 50% off vinguardvalise

I use mine when i travel with wine. You can use the other part as a suitcase as desired. I've never gone over 50 lbs with Champagne or Napa wines
by Jeff P
May 17th, 2020, 4:30 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite Cabernet Producers Under $75
Replies: 139
Views: 8828

Re: Favorite Cabernet Producers Under $75

Rafanelli
Sleeping Giant

Big names:
Frank Family
Pine Ridge
Frog's Leap
by Jeff P
May 12th, 2020, 7:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine pairing with music
Replies: 32
Views: 987

Re: Wine pairing with music

I'm pretty sure Krug pairs their wines with music when you taste on location in Champagne
by Jeff P
May 11th, 2020, 8:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else
Replies: 1482
Views: 90130

Re: Envoyer Thread #2: Everything else

Geoff F. wrote:
May 9th, 2020, 11:54 pm
There's 375ml bottles of 2017 Jadot Corton-Charlemagne for $70 if anyone is interested.
Nice - good call
by Jeff P
May 5th, 2020, 6:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Carter Release
Replies: 96
Views: 5762

Re: 2018 Carter Release

Grabbed a 6 pack. Never had it but the feedback here is pretty phenomenal
by Jeff P
April 24th, 2020, 12:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Let's see if all of the hype is worth it." Your stories...
Replies: 145
Views: 8027

Re: "Let's see if all of the hype is worth it." Your stories...

1982 gruaud larose - disappointing despite the hype I find 82 Gruaud Larose to be one of the wines of the vintage. For the money, it ranks as one of the best deals in high-quality, mature Bordeaux today. Maybe a bad bottle but everything checked out visually. However, it was nice complex old Bordea...
by Jeff P
April 24th, 2020, 9:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Let's see if all of the hype is worth it." Your stories...
Replies: 145
Views: 8027

Re: "Let's see if all of the hype is worth it." Your stories...

1982 gruaud larose - disappointing despite the hype
by Jeff P
April 23rd, 2020, 2:51 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Hiyu
Replies: 48
Views: 2596

Re: Hiyu

I had a Hiyu field blend earlier this year. Very unique and super woodsy. Not my favorite but a fun bottle to split over a few people. I'm not sure I could "split" a bottle
by Jeff P
April 23rd, 2020, 2:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: First time wine fridge buyer
Replies: 29
Views: 2003

Re: First time wine fridge buyer

Francecave is also sold at Costco? Don't think so, at least it isn't now per my last check. HD doesn't always carry it. I got it on sale and then given the shipping mishap, even more discounted. How is the FranceCave working out for you? No issues at all - only complaint is that I wish it were bigg...
by Jeff P
April 22nd, 2020, 2:59 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread
Replies: 8047
Views: 538629

Re: LastBottleWines.com (Last Bottle Wines) Deal Discussion Thread

Just got my marathon wines (TX)
by Jeff P
April 20th, 2020, 3:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thoughts on SommSelect?
Replies: 29
Views: 5181

Re: Thoughts on SommSelect?

They have the '16 Pergole Torte for $155 which seems like a pretty solid price for the vintage. Cellar Tracker average of 91 points and an average price of $139.00 seems like an easy pass for most. Fair points. That's good pricing for my state and the CT avg is driven down by one mediocre/poor revi...

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