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Probably the same place. They've had several different storefronts in the east bay. It's going to be a shit show and there are going to be some really unhappy Chinese guys soon.
By the way, is anybody following the Premier Cru (the bay area wine retailer) saga? I bought wine from this place occasionally when I lived in the bay area, but always had a bad feeling about them. They took forever to deliver, in one case I took wines on hand after waiting a year for wines I'd purchased to arrive. I found them to be awful people in the storefront, arguing about wines that were obviously corked, and basically just being assholes. I never got their...
Christmas night wines with prime rib. The LLC was wonderful, but needed a couple of hours to hit its stride. The 98 Haut Brion was obviously young, but will be great, we didn't get to the 82. The 82 Cheval Blanc was corked.
I like Ramey also. Montelena is good, Mt Eden, and Ridge's chards are also generally pretty good. On the higher end, Aubert, Marcassin are bigger, but generally well made wines.
Is she really cunning? Or is she an incompetent and corrupt person who has been continuously covered for by an incompetent and corrupt media?
Vanda six fold ties, silver/grey, bottle green are silk linen (SOLD) and have the texture of a grenadine. The light blue stripe is silk. All are six fold, standard Vanda construction, 3.25 inches wide, ~57 inches long, lightly lined.
Two ties, on the left wool challis, the right, silk. ~60 inches long, ~ 3.25 inches in width, unlined. $75 includes shipping to US & Canada via USPS. Both SOLD.
Lots of Cappelli ties. All are ~ 60 inches in length, 3.5 inches in width, lined, self tipped. All ties are 100% silk. $70 each. Will ship to US and Canada via USPS. Payment via PayPal please. Tie #1 Olive-ish green - SOLD Tie #2 Bue with light blue flowers - SOLD Tie #3 Red - SOLD Tie #4 Brown with blue flowers - SOLD Tie #5 Blue with Brown - SOLD Tie #6 Blue with red and gold circles - SOLD Tie #7 Lt green with red - SOLD Tie #8 Blue with brown/gold - SOLD Tie #9,...
Regardless of provenance, the wine could still be corked and thus flawed. I think allowing the customer to taste it prior to pouring for all diners makes sense.
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