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Glitter Brunello
04-08-2008, 02:21 PM
www.winestilsoldout.com

Tomorrow is Cheapskate Wednesday. This is a marathon event consisting of the last few cases of past favorites, as well as new selections that you are sure to love.
For our newer members, this is the way it works; Cheapskate Wednesday is a marathon type event in the way it runs, but not in its content. My staff and I have tasted over 400 wines from around the world and picked what we believe is to be the best 48 to 60 wines for $6.99-$16.99 each, DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR. This was not an easy task (there were a lot of very woozy people around here for a while). What we believe we have achieved is to give you a great selection of varieties that you may or may not have tasted before, but that will absolutely blow you away at these prices.

YOU WILL RECEIVE ONLY ONE EMAIL TO SIGNAL THE START OF THE EVENT.

The event will start as always at midnight eastern. From 12:01AM to 9:00AM there will be a new wine presented on the site every 30 minutes. The wines will not change even if they sell out. At 9:00 AM the wines will be replaced when sold out, or every 20 minutes, whichever comes first. This lasts until 11:59 PM. The wines will have a picture of the label and a very good description, as well as rating (if one could be found). All the wines will have a 4 BOTTLE MINIMUM FOR FREE SHIPPING and air is available for an additional $2.75 per bottle if you so choose. Orders CANNOT be combined for free shipping.

We will ship all orders by Wednesday, April 16th. Feel free to ask any questions and we will try to answer them. We wish all of you good luck and hope you all get the wines you wish for. Thank you again for all of your support now and in the future.

Cheers

The staff of Winestilsoldout

Elliot, Joe and Justin &

The Customer Service Team

Wines 'Til Sold Out

www.winestilsoldout.com

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 12:17 AM
It has begone. I have the first wine it is ok for the money but I will pass on buying it again

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 12:34 AM
I am hoping for that Pouilly Fuisse we got last year for $9...

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 12:38 AM
I am hoping for that Pouilly Fuisse we got last year for $9...

That was a great buy, I still have I think 2 left

hliw
04-09-2008, 06:00 AM
Glitter Girl & Big Frank -

We had a fire scare at our house yesterday - big mess...all is okay, but my house and everything we own smells like a cabin in the northwoods and probably will for weeks. Anyway, when all was said and done, I cracked a bottle of that $80 brunello (that I bought for $36!!!) and let me tell you, nothing ever tasted so good!

Got the marathon Wednesday notice in my inbox this AM - now that I don't have to buy a new house, new clothes, new everything, I am in the mood to stock up on wine! I appreciated the commentary on the first bottle available out of the gate....do please keep it up if you have thoughts on each offering and I'll do the same. You two are my personal sommeliers after the MOST EXCELLENT brunello recommendation! :wavey:

Have a fabulous day!

HLIW

hliw
04-09-2008, 08:51 AM
Abadal
Cabernet Franc
Tempranillo
Pla de Bages 2005
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Original:
$18.99

Yesterday's Best Web:
(including cost of shipping*)
$18.88

Our Price:
$11.99

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 10:39 AM
This one at 65% off looks good

Fleurs Du Maitre
Central Coast
Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2002
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Original:
$27.99

Yesterday's Best Web:
(including cost of shipping*)
$20.29

Our Price:
$9.99


RATINGS/SCORES:
***65% Off!!***65% Off!!***65% Off!!***

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 11:24 AM
Now this is not bad but I can not use 4 bottles of it and the discount is not great.

La Marca
Extra Dry
Prosecco di Conegliano
Valdobbiadene NV
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Original:
$12.99

Yesterday's Best Web:
(including cost of shipping*)
$12.71

Our Price:
$10.99


RATINGS/SCORES:
Wine Spectator – 90 Score

Wine Enthusiast – 87 Rating “A Best Buy”

(Product description)

UNIT SIZE: 750 ml
VARIETAL: Prosecco
VINTAGE: N/V
COUNTRY: Italy
REGION: Veneto

hliw
04-09-2008, 11:55 AM
This one at 65% off looks good

Fleurs Du Maitre
Central Coast
Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2002
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Original:
$27.99

Yesterday's Best Web:
(including cost of shipping*)
$20.29

Our Price:
$9.99


RATINGS/SCORES:
***65% Off!!***65% Off!!***65% Off!!***

Frank - I saw that one come up and thought it looked good, too. I bought 4. I msised the sparkling wine...got on too late. Hopefully another champaigne will come up that is good.

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 12:12 PM
This one is Rated a 92

Bacca Bella
Napa Valley
Merlot 2005
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Original:
$29.99

Yesterday's Best Web:
(including cost of shipping*)
$24.14

Our Price:
$14.99


RATINGS/SCORES:
*** 50%OFF *** 50%OFF *** 50%OFF ***
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Jonathan Newman: 92/100
(Product description)

UNIT SIZE: 750.00 ml
VARIETAL: Merlot
VINTAGE: 2005
COUNTRY: United States
REGION: Napa Valley

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 12:34 PM
I had bought 6 of these last time, Great deal for the money but I did get 1 bottle out of the 6 that was not right. The rest were great . It does have a plastic cork so it loooks a bit cheap when you open it but the wine was nice.


Passo Madama
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2004
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Original:
$13.99

Yesterday's Best Web:
(including cost of shipping*)
$12.55

Our Price:
$7.99


RATINGS/SCORES:
***43% Off!!***43% Off!!***43% Off!!***

"An excellent bargain, this wine reveals copious quantities of rich, sweet, spicy, jammy fruit, a round, supple texture, admirable flavors of plums, roasted nuts, and spices, and a clean, medium to full-bodied, velvety-textured finish."
(Product description)

UNIT SIZE: 750.00 ml
VARIETAL: Red Blend
VINTAGE: 2004
COUNTRY: Italy
REGION: Abruzzi

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 01:24 PM
I didn't love the Passo Madama, I thought it had a strong licorice-type finish.

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 01:35 PM
I didn't love the Passo Madama, I thought it had a strong licorice-type finish.

Wow thats rare for once we went opposite on a wine.

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 01:47 PM
A 90-91 rated wine for $14


Dominio de Tares
Baltos 2004
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Original:
$19.99

Yesterday's Best Web:
(including cost of shipping*)
$18.35

Our Price:
$13.99


RATINGS/SCORES:
Prepare to be blown away...fab and for nothing!

Wine & Spirits – 91

Stephen Tanzer – 90 Points

Wine Enthusiast – 90 Rating

(Product description)

UNIT SIZE: 750.00 ml
VARIETAL: Mencia
VINTAGE: 2004
COUNTRY: SPAIN
REGION: Spain

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 01:48 PM
Wow thats rare for once we went opposite on a wine.

It is still a good value. I had at least one bad bottle last time, then thought it was ok, then ultimately decided I didn't like it by the time we got to the last couple. Maybe it just needs to be paired with the right food since it has a strong flavor. And let's face it, my palette has gotten badly spoiled of late.

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 02:42 PM
$12.99 for a 2001 California Cab is a good deal. The tasting notes are from 2004, it should be better now I would think, though they can be volatile. I am trying to hold out for some whites, but may buy this.

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 03:00 PM
$12.99 for a 2001 California Cab is a good deal. The tasting notes are from 2004, it should be better now I would think, though they can be volatile. I am trying to hold out for some whites, but may buy this.

It looks like a good deal but it was rated only an 87. Discount is nice at 57% off. I wish we could buy smaller amounts of wine or at least hold shipping untill we buy a case so we then get free shipping. We could then get 2 bottles of everything.:banana:

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 03:35 PM
It looks like a good deal but it was rated only an 87. Discount is nice at 57% off. I wish we could buy smaller amounts of wine or at least hold shipping untill we buy a case so we then get free shipping. We could then get 2 bottles of everything.:banana:

I think a lot of the higher ratings in this price range are based on cellaring potential. I generally don't save wines, though I have bought a few this year that I've put aside.

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 03:39 PM
alright, they got me with the $9.99 Bordeaux. No more reds for me. I think.

winestilsoldout.com
04-09-2008, 04:18 PM
To all of you and especially Big Frank,
I would like to thank all of you for your support for our site.
I hope all of your experiences have been good.
I am now a proud member of this forum and if anyone has any questions, feel free to ask!
Joe A

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 04:33 PM
Finally, a Glitterworthy white... :abused:

Silver Spur Wines Los Carneros Sonoma Valley Chardonnay 2004
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4


$12.99



Total:


$ 51.96

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 04:35 PM
To all of you and especially Big Frank,
I would like to thank all of you for your support for our site.
I hope all of your experiences have been good.
I am now a proud member of this forum and if anyone has any questions, feel free to ask!
Joe A


Joe,

We are so happy to have you here! Be careful, though, you may end with a timeshare or two :abused:

GB

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 04:35 PM
To all of you and especially Big Frank,
I would like to thank all of you for your support for our site.
I hope all of your experiences have been good.
I am now a proud member of this forum and if anyone has any questions, feel free to ask!
Joe A

Ha you found our wine forum, I guess we can't talk about you behind your back anymore now. Welcome Joe it's nice to have you here.:wavey:

CarlK
04-09-2008, 04:52 PM
Great prices! Too bad they don't ship to Canada. Then again if they did the duties and taxes would probably triple the prices and I would likely blow the budget. In fact at these prices, and my low self-control, I'd probably blow the budget if I lived in the US!
Carl

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 04:54 PM
Great prices! Too bad they don't ship to Canada. Then again if they did the duties and taxes would probably triple the prices and I would likely blow the budget. In fact at these prices, and my low self-control, I'd probably blow the budget if I lived in the US!
Carl

Maybe I should move to Canada, I'd save a fortune. :abused:

oppsie
04-09-2008, 04:58 PM
I'm new here but I always come by to read when there is a WTSO marathon because, well, it's one of the only places around where people actually discuss it in realtime. Was also in for four of the Silver Spur. And since Joe is here...RSS feeds/archives! And keep up the great customer service.

Luanne
04-09-2008, 05:01 PM
I finally dipped in with the one that's up now...........$11.99/bottle

Bodega Chakana Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
By Wine Enthusiast
2005 Chakana Cabernet Sauvignon,Mendoza
“A Best Buy”
Rating: 90
Producer: Chakana
Vintage: 2005
Varietal: Cabernet sauvignon
Appellation: Mendoza
Few Argentinean wineries are doing everyday red wines better than Chakana. A case in point is this excellent, superbly balanced, easy-drinking Cab. The nose is meaty, earthy and magnetic, while the palate is ripe, harmonious and full of cassis and raspberry. It’s fruity more than complex, with stature and style. — M.S. (8/1/2007) Tastings Import Company

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 05:01 PM
I'm new here but I always come by to read when there is a WTSO marathon because, well, it's one of the only places around where people actually discuss it in realtime. Was also in for four of the Silver Spur. And since Joe is here...RSS feeds/archives! And keep up the great customer service.

That is cool!!! Welcome to TS4Ms.

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 05:03 PM
I finally dipped in with the one that's up now...........$11.99/bottle

Bodega Chakana Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
By Wine Enthusiast
2005 Chakana Cabernet Sauvignon,Mendoza
“A Best Buy”
Rating: 90
Producer: Chakana
Vintage: 2005
Varietal: Cabernet sauvignon
Appellation: Mendoza
Few Argentinean wineries are doing everyday red wines better than Chakana. A case in point is this excellent, superbly balanced, easy-drinking Cab. The nose is meaty, earthy and magnetic, while the palate is ripe, harmonious and full of cassis and raspberry. It’s fruity more than complex, with stature and style. — M.S. (8/1/2007) Tastings Import Company

This one was tempting, let us know how you like it!

Luanne
04-09-2008, 05:08 PM
Hey, I do have a question for Joe. Why do some wines have a rating and other don't?

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 05:14 PM
Hey, I do have a question for Joe. Why do some wines have a rating and other don't?

Joe can jump in and hopefully elaborate, but the ratings are not from the site, they are from independent reviewers; not all wines are "rated," especially the smaller productions.

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 05:18 PM
There is a Malbec up now; I love a nice Malbec, I drink it whenever I go to Pera. I am not buying more red

Luanne
04-09-2008, 05:23 PM
There is a Malbec up now; I love a nice Malbec, I drink it whenever I go to Pera. I am not buying more red

Hmmm, I was interested, that's why I asked about the ratings (since this one isn't rated). And I need more reds. I'm starting to run very, very low. :abused:

Well, never mind, the Malbec is gone.

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 06:07 PM
I'm new here but I always come by to read when there is a WTSO marathon because, well, it's one of the only places around where people actually discuss it in realtime. Was also in for four of the Silver Spur. And since Joe is here...RSS feeds/archives! And keep up the great customer service.

Hey glad you found us and hope you enjoy the site

Now back to the wine.
I had bout 6 bottles of this still have 1 left. It is a screw cap but what a nice taste. For the money it is a great buy.

Oxford Landing
GSM 2006
Free Shipping on 4 or more!
Original:
$11.99

Yesterday's Best Web:
(including cost of shipping*)
$10.19

Our Price:
$7.39


RATINGS/SCORES:
***39% Off!!***39% Off!!***39% Off!!***

Robert Parker – 87 Rating
Stephen Tanzer – 87 Points
(Product description)

UNIT SIZE: 750.00 ml
VARIETAL: GSM
VINTAGE: 2006
COUNTRY: Australia
REGION: Australia

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 06:09 PM
But Frank, it's just an 87 :p

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 06:11 PM
Ok I just had a bottle of wine with dinner this one I do not think I can pass by on since it is a 93 rated for under $17




Phoenix Vineyards &
Rancho Napa Wines
Meritage
Napa Valley 2002
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Original:
$34.99

Yesterday's Best Web:
(including cost of shipping*)
$28.58

Our Price:
$16.99


RATINGS/SCORES:
***50% OFF!!***50% OFF!!***50% OFF!!***

*****Jonathan Newman: 93/100 Rating

"This densely concentrated wine is packed with black fruit, especially sweet black currants. It also has notes of coffee, spice box and plum. It's very big-bodied and powerful, with deep purple color and intense flavors. Yet the tannins are well-managed and smooth, and it's extremely well-balanced -- for all that power, it's only 13.2 percent alcohol. In fact, if you serve this blind to your friends, they might think it's a premium Saint-Emilion from Bordeaux, although the mouthful of fruit will confuse them. This wine's elegance means it should age well if you want to do that, though I think it's drinking great right now."

Jonathan Newman - 93 Rating
(Product description)

UNIT SIZE: 750.00 ml
VARIETAL: Meritage Blend
VINTAGE: 2002
COUNTRY: United States
REGION: Napa Valley

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 06:16 PM
But Frank, it's just an 87 :p

Yes but it was IMO under rated should have been an 88 :p


Really for under $7.50 it was a steal.

I Just had a bottle of the 2001 Paladrini Shiraz with dinner. It had a bit of sediment but it was not to bad for the $8 or $9 I spent on it. They had a similar one up from the same vineyard but I think it was a 2004. Either way it got me a buzz.:abused:


Good thing for spell check

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 06:28 PM
I could not hold out and neither could my friend Sal who was the bald guy at the wine tasting that was pictured next to me, We both got 4

Your order
Name
Quantity Price
Subtotal

Phoenix Vineyards & Rancho Napa Wines Meritage Napa Valley 2002
Free Shipping on 4 or more! / 750.00 ml
4
$16.99
$ 67.96

Tax: $ 0.00
Special handling:
$ 0.00
Shipping (Default):
Free Shipping
Total:
$ 67.96

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 06:49 PM
Don't look at the price because it is so cheap. I just bought it and have bought it twice before, Very nice wine,

Your order
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Quantity Price
Subtotal

Gabbiano Bonello Cabernet Sauvignon Primitivo 2004
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4
$6.99
$ 27.96

Tax: $ 0.00
Special handling:
$ 0.00
Shipping (Default):
Free Shipping
Total:
$ 27.96





Comments

You may want to combine my orders

Luanne
04-09-2008, 06:56 PM
WooHoo! I bought 4 bottles before I saw your post. Just kind of took a leap of faith. :banana:


Don't look at the price because it is so cheap. I just bought it and have bought it twice before, Very nice wine,

Your order
Name
Quantity Price
Subtotal

Gabbiano Bonello Cabernet Sauvignon Primitivo 2004
Free Shipping on 4 or more! / 750.00 ml
4
$6.99
$ 27.96

Tax: $ 0.00
Special handling:
$ 0.00
Shipping (Default):
Free Shipping
Total:
$ 27.96





Comments

You may want to combine my orders

oppsie
04-09-2008, 08:18 PM
anybody have an opinion on the berridge sb that's up? I'm trying to stock on summer whites...

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 08:34 PM
anybody have an opinion on the berridge sb that's up? I'm trying to stock on summer whites...

Sorry missed it but if you see a Tocai Frulio or a Polly Fusse grab it!

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 08:48 PM
I got 4 of these already but have not tried it yet


Ruffino
'Santedame'
Chianti Classico 2005
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Original:
$24.99

Yesterday's Best Web:
(including cost of shipping*)
$19.99

Our Price:
$15.99


RATINGS/SCORES:
*** 36%OFF *** 36%OFF *** 36%OFF ***

Glitter Brunello
04-09-2008, 09:56 PM
I gave in and picked up four. I really do like Malbec, and at $8.99 it's pretty hard to resist.

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 10:13 PM
anybody have an opinion on the berridge sb that's up? I'm trying to stock on summer whites...

There a cheap Viognier/Chardonnay up right now, It might have a touch of sweetness


Bodegas Escorihuela
Gascon
‘High Altitude’
Viognier/Chardonnay 2006
Free shipping on 4 or more!
Original:
$13.99

Yesterday's Best Web:
(including cost of shipping*)
$12.19

Our Price:
$7.49


RATINGS/SCORES:
***47% OFF!!***47% OFF!!***47% OFF!!***
***47% OFF!!***47% OFF!!***47% OFF!!***

Gismondi: 86/100

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 10:14 PM
I gave in and picked up four. I really do like Malbec, and at $8.99 it's pretty hard to resist.

I held off because it was a 2006 but honestly. I have had a few 2006 that have all been good.

bigfrank
04-09-2008, 10:35 PM
anybody have an opinion on the berridge sb that's up? I'm trying to stock on summer whites...

$10 Chardonnay this should be nice for summer


Firestone Vineyards
Santa Barbara
Chardonnay 2005
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Original:
$17.99

Yesterday's Best Web:
(including cost of shipping*)
$15.45

Our Price:
$9.99


RATINGS/SCORES:
***45% OFF!!***45% OFF!!***45% OFF!!***

(Product description)

UNIT SIZE: 750.00 ml
VARIETAL: Chardonnay
VINTAGE: 2005
COUNTRY: United States
REGION: Santa Barbara

bigfrank
04-10-2008, 12:11 AM
It is done, I only bought 8 bottles. I am slowing down.:banana:

Glitter Brunello
04-10-2008, 12:31 AM
It is done, I only bought 8 bottles. I am slowing down.:banana:

I didn't realize it was midnight and I got all excited about the Tuscan wine up now. Then saw it was $70 and the cheapsake day has come to an end.

I bought more than usual for a Cheapskate Wednesday, 16 bottles. And there were several tempting lots that I passed on. I thought the selection was great this time, though I'm sorry they didn't put up the Pouilly Fuisse.

bigfrank
04-10-2008, 12:46 AM
I didn't realize it was midnight and I got all excited about the Tuscan wine up now. Then saw it was $70 and the cheapsake day has come to an end.

I bought more than usual for a Cheapskate Wednesday, 16 bottles. And there were several tempting lots that I passed on. I thought the selection was great this time, though I'm sorry they didn't put up the Pouilly Fuisse.

That $70 wine they put up ranked 45 out 100 best wines. I would rather add a little more and get a 2004 Tigaenello which won 4th best wine,

hliw
04-10-2008, 10:03 AM
Good morning!

Well, I bought:

4 Firestone Vineyards Santa Barbara Chardonnay 2005 (mostly for cooking and guests...no big Chardonnay drinkers in our house)

4 Bacca Bella Napa Valley Merlot 2005

4 Fleurs Du Maitre Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2002

I'm most excited about the cab, but will enjoy the merlot this summer when grilling season begins.

This was a fun exercise. I just wish I'd gotten the sparkling wine....ordered too late and it was GONE! There is always next Wednesday.

Hey, Frank! I love the new wine lovers forum. Thanks for setting it up.

Cheers to you and Glitter girl! :)

Luanne
04-10-2008, 11:05 AM
I gave in and picked up four. I really do like Malbec, and at $8.99 it's pretty hard to resist.

Missed this. I was away from the computer for a few hours last night. :abused:

winestilsoldout.com
04-11-2008, 12:59 PM
I am very sorry to not have responded earlier, It is a learning process for me to understand how the forum spooled. I believe I got it.
As to the question of " why are some wines rated and others not";
Wine ratings come from many sources.
Some are neutral(they just love wine and want to tell all). Some sell a newsletter and email subscription(ie. Steven tanzer)to wine lovers and others have full fledged magazines where they look for ads from the wineries themselves.
Some large corporate wineries have the money to submit and run ads for
all their wines,so every vintage gets rated.
Some of the smaller wineries do not have the resources or enough growth
to need a rating.
Today there are 1000's of wineries around the world producing better wine than ever.
I taste every wine before I buy and rest assured,there are plenty of 90 rated wines that do not even come close to a 90 point score( and vice a versa)
joe a

Glitter Brunello
04-15-2008, 10:38 PM
The first two boxes arrived today...

Just opened the Malbec tonight, it's very good! With any luck Cheapskate Wednesday will keep me off the Brunello for a while :abused:

bigfrank
04-15-2008, 10:59 PM
Mine was shipped should get here in a day. I hope they listend and combinded the shipping to one box. I want them to save where they can.

hliw
04-16-2008, 10:36 AM
I received the Fleurs Du Maitre Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2002 (very nice cab), my other two orders have not yet arrived and I am having them sent to my office in NJ! Odd.

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