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by MikeMy
December 6th, 2019, 8:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Gallo Purchases Pahlmeyer
Replies: 48
Views: 3809

Re: Gallo Purchases Pahlmeyer

If we only knew how many Gallo owned labels contained Monte Rosso juice. Stagecoach will be another vineyard to ponder over.
by MikeMy
November 6th, 2019, 5:36 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date
Replies: 112
Views: 10118

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Winter Release Save The Date

You say Monte Rosso, I say All In + wishing.
Otherwise it was Dolinsek (8), some Pato, Pagani & Hudson.
by MikeMy
July 23rd, 2019, 11:11 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Fall 2019 Release - Save the Date
Replies: 182
Views: 13019

Re: Bedrock Fall 2019 Release - Save the Date

<pats self on the back> I "managed" to keep the total $ amount to just under 4 digits. [dance-clap.gif] I pounced on all 4 bottles of Limerick Lane and backed up the truck on Evangelho. Added Old Hill and a few others plus wished for "Areio e Vento e Amor". Thinking about converting spare bedroom to...
by MikeMy
July 17th, 2019, 11:13 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Fall 2019 Release - Save the Date
Replies: 182
Views: 13019

Re: Bedrock Fall 2019 Release - Save the Date

Just blew a large load on Carlisle.
God help me please find room in the cellar for what's more than likely to be a truck load of MTP's outstanding grape juice. pileon
by MikeMy
July 17th, 2019, 11:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carlisle 2019 Summer Release
Replies: 71
Views: 5314

Re: Carlisle 2019 Summer Release

I wish someone would shackle me while these offers are available.
Kept it to 18 bottles and wished for the Bedrock Zin and Mourvedre also the James Berry Syrah.
by MikeMy
May 21st, 2019, 7:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: If you have 250 or more btls in your cellar, why are u not on CT?
Replies: 113
Views: 4258

Re: If you have 250 or more btls in your cellar, why are u not on CT?

As someone who forgets what they ate 2 days ago I could not live without CT's help for my 300+ bottles. As an ex Purchasing & Logistics Manager of a warehouse comprised of 10K SKU's it's in my blood to keep my wine organized and quickly know where it is and how long I've had it and what I paid for i...
by MikeMy
May 14th, 2019, 8:25 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Bedrock Wine Co. Beduccini (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley)
Replies: 11
Views: 1059

Re: TN: 2016 Bedrock Wine Co. Beduccini (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley)

<relocates Beduccini bottle deeper into the cellar, a place where the cobwebs are thick and the dust is 3 inches deep> :-o
by MikeMy
April 4th, 2019, 12:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Gallo buys Clos du Bois, Black Box, Estancia, Mark West, Wild Horse, Franciscan, Ravenswood + 23 more!
Replies: 73
Views: 3575

Re: Gallo buys Clos du Bois, Black Box, Estancia, Mark West, Wild Horse, Franciscan, Ravenswood + 23 more!

Just wondering if Gallo wrote a check? I've been ITB for many many moons and in my experience no one can beat Gallo when it comes to marketing.
For $1.7B - IMHO Gallo made out like a bandit.
by MikeMy
April 2nd, 2019, 11:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Sandlands (red) Table Wine (USA, California, San Francisco Bay, Contra Costa County)
Replies: 11
Views: 1344

Re: TN: 2017 Sandlands (red) Table Wine (USA, California, San Francisco Bay, Contra Costa County)

PnP #1 of 6 bottles the day after they hit the doorstep. The reward was instant only to get better the longer it was in the glass. We loved the balance between the freshness and the acidity. Of course that memory "forced" us to open another one 2 nights ago. I agree with a previous poster, maybe som...
by MikeMy
March 8th, 2019, 10:59 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11170
Views: 411752

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2012 Robert Biale Thomann Station Petite Sirah - it was drinking perfectly. [cheers.gif]
by MikeMy
February 26th, 2019, 8:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date
Replies: 138
Views: 10853

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date

Wished for "a" Beducchini - got it! [cheers.gif]
by MikeMy
February 22nd, 2019, 10:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2345
Views: 155484

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Brian Tuite wrote:
February 22nd, 2019, 9:37 am
MikeMy wrote:
February 22nd, 2019, 9:14 am
in '13.


To bad Gallo closed the doors to the little guys.
That was short lived. Bedrock has a Monte Rosso coming out next year.
Brian: Probably until the current contract runs out.
by MikeMy
February 22nd, 2019, 9:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2345
Views: 155484

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Anybody's juice from Monte Rosso is something I just can't pass up. In the case of Bedrock - I was allways ALL IN. This week I yanked the cork on a 2012, the 1st of 4 purchased in '13 straight from Bedrock Gave it a 60 minute breather. Our expectations were rewarded. Lots of fruit, spice and berries...
by MikeMy
February 22nd, 2019, 8:48 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Forbes - "Cole Ranch" for Sale: America's Smallest AVA
Replies: 5
Views: 1920

Re: Forbes - "Cole Ranch" for Sale: America's Smallest AVA

Brian Tuite wrote:
February 22nd, 2019, 7:46 am
Ken Zinns wrote:
February 22nd, 2019, 7:05 am
I recall that I liked the Riesling from Esterlina when they owned the vineyard.
Cody Rasmussen makes a tasty Riesling from that site under his Desire Lines label.
+1
by MikeMy
February 20th, 2019, 12:53 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Who Bottles a "*****" Vineyard" Zinfandel?
Replies: 44
Views: 3054

Re: Who Bottles a "*****" Vineyard" Zinfandel?

Philip N. Jones wrote:
February 20th, 2019, 12:12 am
Isn't that Gallo?
Yep, they own it lock, stock and barrel.
by MikeMy
February 19th, 2019, 12:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date
Replies: 138
Views: 10853

Re: Bedrock Wine Co. Spring Release Save-The-Date

Mean while back down on earth .... Since space in the ole cellar is already jammed to the ceiling with Bedrock I thought I could cut this offering down to 12 bottles, but that went out the door. Leaned heavily on Lorenzo's and dabbled in everything else. <sigh> Looking for a larger cellar. P.S. - I ...
by MikeMy
November 13th, 2018, 11:40 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Fall Release - November 13th
Replies: 67
Views: 5535

Re: Bedrock Fall Release - November 13th

Weill A Way ALL THE WAY !!! I'm sending the semi to pick it up. lol
Lots of Pato too! [cheers.gif]
by MikeMy
October 29th, 2018, 11:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Desire Lines Carignan Evangelho
Replies: 13
Views: 879

Re: TN: 2017 Desire Lines Carignan Evangelho

Shoot. After reading this we poor slobs down here in S Fla will probably have to wait until after Dec 1st to enjoy these "high voltage" juicy delectable's.

Thanks for the notes, Mike
by MikeMy
October 2nd, 2018, 12:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Desire Lines Fall Release - October 2nd
Replies: 20
Views: 933

Re: Desire Lines Fall Release - October 2nd

Cody Rasmussen wrote:
October 2nd, 2018, 11:01 am
There have been some issues with Gmail servers this morning; emails are coming through late or getting stuck in spam.
It may be getting flagged as spam because I wrote too much content... blahblah [oops.gif]

Hmmm, Cody must've taken another lesson from MT-P.
by MikeMy
October 2nd, 2018, 12:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Desire Lines Fall Release - October 2nd
Replies: 20
Views: 933

Re: Desire Lines Fall Release - October 2nd

I also took what they allocated, 3 bots each and wished for 2 more Evangelho's.
by MikeMy
September 24th, 2018, 10:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Limerick Lane's Turn - Fall Release Sept 24th
Replies: 12
Views: 638

Limerick Lane's Turn - Fall Release Sept 24th

In the what seems like the never ending fall allocation/release merry-go-around, it's Jake Bilbro's turn. I received my allocation this AM and it was a "no brainer" to place an order. BTW, 2 are offered in large formats, The 1023 Estate & The 1910 Block Zin. IMHO, these wines are outstanding and get...
by MikeMy
September 14th, 2018, 12:17 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 12553
Views: 605755

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

Just took a plunge for some of Pisoni's Pinot's and Lucia Susan Hill Syrah.

Now if I can just forget that I have 'em by burying them in the deepest darkest corner of the cellar everything will be honky dory.
by MikeMy
August 10th, 2018, 7:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Carlisle Summer 2018 release
Replies: 112
Views: 7515

Carlisle Summer 2018 release

Got my wishey list of AB too neener
by MikeMy
August 9th, 2018, 11:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: How many allocation lists are you on?
Replies: 111
Views: 5868

How many allocation lists are you on?

Having recently pruned the list I'm down to these:

Anthill Farms
Bedrock
Biale
Carlisle
Desire
Groth
Limerick Lane
Pisoni/Lucia
Once & Future
Turley
Under the wire
by MikeMy
August 7th, 2018, 5:14 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Fall Release 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10616

Bedrock Fall Release 2018

Got my entire wish list ..... [cheers.gif] Morgan & Chris

3 Dolinsek
1 Sky
1 York Creek
by MikeMy
August 1st, 2018, 11:08 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Fall Release 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10616

Bedrock Fall Release 2018

Good gravy, I believe I'd rather subject myself to water torture rather than trying to decide what to purchase. [headbang.gif] The only no brainer was the generous Evangelho allocation and I pounced on that one. [thumbs-up.gif] Will have to do some add ons before the guarantee time expires. [scratch...
by MikeMy
July 29th, 2018, 9:46 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Fall Release 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 10616

Bedrock Fall Release 2018

Applying for 3rd mortgage to finance my allocation . pileon
by MikeMy
July 11th, 2018, 11:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2345
Views: 155484

What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Philip N. Jones wrote:Does anyone know when the next Bedrock email will come out? Just curious.
Thanks,
Phil Jones
Email blast sez................. July 31st.

Between this and Carlise's July 18th release the old credit card will take a beatin'. [wow.gif]
by MikeMy
July 11th, 2018, 11:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Which Carlisle are you drinking?
Replies: 1498
Views: 102363

Which Carlisle are you drinking?

Holy Hell!

Carlisle release on July 18th and now Bedrock on the 31st. Ouch, ouch and OUCH! pileon
by MikeMy
June 20th, 2018, 11:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: UNDER THE WIRE, NEXT ITERATION
Replies: 21
Views: 2141

UNDER THE WIRE, NEXT ITERATION

Order placed (with a wish). [thumbs-up.gif]
I absolutely have no problem with the October ship date since it's safer to keep them stored out yonder than down here in the hurricane prone Fla Keys. pileon
by MikeMy
June 18th, 2018, 12:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: UNDER THE WIRE, NEXT ITERATION
Replies: 21
Views: 2141

UNDER THE WIRE, NEXT ITERATION

How about next week: Dear Michael, We are thrilled to offer the fourth release of Under the Wire sparkling wines next Wednesday, June 20th to those on our mailing list who have purchased previously. To those who have not purchased previously, we will send out an offer the following week for the rema...
by MikeMy
May 1st, 2018, 10:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 11170
Views: 411752

What bottle of wine did you open today?

A '15 Robert Biale Black Chicken Zinfandel.

Even though Napa Zins are never high on my list this one is an exception.
After a bottle purchase and a PnP wound up buying a case. [cheers.gif]
by MikeMy
April 4th, 2018, 10:45 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Desire Lines Wine Co Offer Live
Replies: 6
Views: 453

Desire Lines Wine Co Offer Live

Also on the list from the beginning.
Took my entire allocation.

As a huge fan of Syrah it will be interesting to experience Cody's winemaking style versus Morgan's.

Wish Emily and Cody the best of luck with their new business.
by MikeMy
March 28th, 2018, 11:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2345
Views: 155484

What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Last Saturday we popped a '16 Dolinsek, gave it some time to come to life (maybe 20 minutes [whistle.gif] ) and were rewarded big time.
Enjoyed it so much that last night we pulled the cork on bottle #2.

Always been a Dolinsek fan. Many more to go . neener
by MikeMy
March 20th, 2018, 10:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Once & Future Release - March 20th
Replies: 74
Views: 4518

Once & Future Release - March 20th

Looking to purchase on the lite side, ended up on the other end. <sigh>
by MikeMy
December 18th, 2017, 8:50 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2345
Views: 155484

What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

"I think I'm going to need a bigger wine cellar". (Probably another one) 1) Weather Gods finally cooperate 2) Vinfillment unloads their warehouse 3) An avalanche of BR is heading to The Florida Keys 4) All of my 2017 orders. [swoon.gif] It'll be easy to keep my fat fingers off of these for a while.
by MikeMy
November 21st, 2017, 8:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2345
Views: 155484

What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

My wish came true - 3 more Weill a Way. [cheers.gif]
by MikeMy
November 15th, 2017, 7:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2345
Views: 155484

What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Count me as one of those "I'll just keep my order to 6 btls but wound up with 2cs". [head-bang.gif]
They are all too tough to pass up.

Besides taking my entire allocation of Weill-a-Way I also Wished Listed an additional 3 btls. [dance2.gif]
by MikeMy
October 31st, 2017, 12:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Top 5 pinot noir wines from California
Replies: 163
Views: 9192

Top 5 pinot noir wines from California

Anything from Garys' Vineyard. (yes, I know that's more than 5)
by MikeMy
September 26th, 2017, 12:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Where Are The Monte Rosso Grapes Going???
Replies: 84
Views: 6377

Where Are The Monte Rosso Grapes Going???

Here are the producers with Monte Rosso / Monte Rosso Vineyard designated fruit from CT between 2012-2015 Monte Rosso Vineyard Bedrock Wine Co. 44.4% Bottles (3,545) Carlisle 27.0% Bottles (2,151) Robert Biale 8.9% Bottles (707) Cameron Hughes 5.0% Bottles (397) Sbragia Family 4.8% Bottles (386) Lo...
by MikeMy
August 9th, 2017, 7:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2345
Views: 155484

What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

NickRut wrote:Got my wishlisted Dolinsek this year. Yesssss
Same here! [cheers.gif]
by MikeMy
August 8th, 2017, 12:56 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Summer release
Replies: 150
Views: 12392

Bedrock Summer release

Wish listed Dolinsek ...... and got it! [cheers.gif]
The cellar is beyond the overload point. pileon
by MikeMy
August 4th, 2017, 12:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Summer release
Replies: 150
Views: 12392

Bedrock Summer release

Yep, backed up the truck on the Evangelho. Ouch!
by MikeMy
July 31st, 2017, 8:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock Summer release
Replies: 150
Views: 12392

Bedrock Summer release

I will be backing up the truck for a load a Evangelho. [wow.gif]
by MikeMy
July 24th, 2017, 11:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fruit Bomb Syrahs
Replies: 49
Views: 2616

Fruit Bomb Syrahs

Pass the bacon please. [cheers.gif]
by MikeMy
March 23rd, 2017, 12:04 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Stagecoach Vineyard Sold to...........E&J Gallo
Replies: 39
Views: 2698

Stagecoach Vineyard Sold to...........E&J Gallo

Well, Monte Rosso's juice is history for the outside buyers and probably within 5 years we can kiss Stagecoach goodbye too.

Gallo = The Borg [scratch.gif]
by MikeMy
March 2nd, 2017, 11:56 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock New Website - order history
Replies: 56
Views: 4074

Bedrock New Website - order history

Yea, Amazon also hosed our business system on Tuesday, last business day of the month no less.

On the Wish List front: I was granted my Weill a Way. [cheers.gif]
by MikeMy
January 17th, 2017, 7:27 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Once & Future - January 17th Release
Replies: 54
Views: 4064

Save the Date: Once & Future - Fall Release

Order placed

4 BR Vineyard Zins
6 Teldeschi Zins (+ some wish list)
2 Palisades Petit Sirah
2 Mataro

A very simple process indeed [cheers.gif]
Hopefully Mother Nature will let me get my hands on them before Hell freezes over.
by MikeMy
November 30th, 2016, 1:06 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2345
Views: 155484

What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Since the arrival of the '15 OV Zin a couple of weeks ago and popping them left an right since then, yesterday I determined that the supply would vanish by EOY. So, I thought I'd give Morgan/Chris a shout (email) and see if they had any "leftovers". (Remembering Morgan's quote on the rollout - "Back...

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