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Re: A few 1985s in large formats
Thank you for clarification. And I will certainly accept your inviation un de ces jours ! M. And the even larger 'Godzilla'. Happy 50th, Michael! First, happy 50th. You must have had several people to...
16 years ago 5
 
Quebec Alcohol Exports
Is wine export legal from Quebec to USA, or is the act of reselling just subject to state liquer distribution permits etc. I know reselling of product locally is illigal because the SAQ holds the mono...
16 years ago
 
TN: Wines of my bachelor week
I went to the city Monday to meet a friend who was moving back to Santa Barbara. We were to meet at the Fairway Cafe. Though I'm neurotically prompt, I was late (traffic jam from a downed tree, then d...
16 years ago
 
Where to buy in the UK
Can any body help, I've been trying to find somewhere that sells Samos Vin Doux Naturel in the UK, which is a Greek white wine, it's made from Muscat grapes. Can anybody advise? Any help much apprecia...
16 years ago
 
Cellar Ramblings
1992 Gaja Sito Moresco - an (ahem) variable vintage, an excellent producer, a 'new' style of wine. Not necessarily the recipe for a memorable wine experience. When the cork popped, however, we were qu...
16 years ago 1
 
Austrian wine advice?
I'm leaving on vacation tomorrow, but am hoping to make it to a tasting of German and Austrian wines today. The store has high prices, but usually has a sale in conjunction with tastings. I have no id...
16 years ago 7
 
Greek Wine tasting
A few nights ago, I had occasion to try 6 Greek wines at Faz in San Francisco. These are the tasting notes for the memorable ones, followed by a list of what wines I tasted: Kyr-Yianni "Akakies" 2002 ...
16 years ago 8
 
seepage around cork query
Hi all, I was wondering whether someone might be able to offer some advice regarding the condition of the corks in several bottles of vintage port. In short, I've just begun to unpack my belongings, a...
16 years ago 8
 
Missing pictures of Ch. Latour 00
HELP!?! I've had a computer "glitch" which caused me to lose some great pictures, including a row of 2000 Ch. Latour bottles, a collection of 2000 Bordeaux corks, and a couple of others. I had grabbed...
16 years ago 6
 
JR Wagner Family Vineyards
JR Wagner Family Vineyards announces the inaugural release of its 2000 Cabernet Sauvignon from the estate vineyard located in the Stags Leap District of the Napa Valley. Please stop by at our website ...
16 years ago
 
Re: TN: Martinelli Giuseppe and Louisa Zin, 2001
In article , "Nick" writes: Nice notes, format is fine Personally, I have my doubts re this style of Zin lasting 10 years much less 20, so another vote for why wait :) Sound slike a very good price, a...
16 years ago
 
Bordeaux
What is a Bordeaux. Is it a region, blend or something else? I always thought it was a type of grape, but the last two I've tried were blends of Cab/Merlot. Any information is appreciated. Bordeaux is...
16 years ago 10
 
Question about Wine Spectatrs New York Wine Experiance
Anybody ever attended Wine Spectators New York Wine Experience? I'm thinking about surprising my wife and attending but I hate to spend $3,100 without any information about the event other than what W...
16 years ago
 
Jackpot or Vinegar
Hi, I have a four bottle collection of 3 1978 & 1 1979 Antinori Wines. They came in a wood box with a picture of the "Palazzo Antinori Firenze" All are 750 ml bottles. Bottle #1 EST!! EST!! EST!!! 197...
16 years ago 9
 
TN: Diamond Creek Volcanic Hill 1992 Cabernet Sauvignon
Some of the regulars may remember a little over a year ago, a doctor was selling his wine collection and solicited offers from this group. I bought his two subject bottles and invited another couple o...
16 years ago 2