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- Innkeeper - 11-05-2003

Arrived today. Still just $110 including shipping. Total value is $248. Shipment included 2001 Dusi Vineyard Zinfandel ($38); 2001 French Camp Vineyard Zinfandel $38); Library Selection (this was a luck of the draw from six possible selections from ’97 & ’98) 1998 Paso Robles Cellers Cabernet Sauvignon ($45) – this is their third tier cab beyond Reserve; 2000 Silver Reserve Merlot ($28); 2001 Ranchita Canyon Vineyard Petite Sirah; 2000 Rock’n‘Roll Syrah; 2000 Legend Cabernet Sauvignon; and 2002 Charisma Dessert Zinfandel 500ml ($20). They also included another logo sun bottle stopper and a polished aluminum trivet ($15).

All will need some age on them except the syrah, the Legend cab, and the dessert wine.

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- Innkeeper - 04-05-2004

The spring ’04 shipment arrived today from TJ. It contained the following:

2001 Zinfandel Commemorative $45
2001 Zinfandel James Gang Reserve $28
2001 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve $38
2001 Syrah Silver Reserve $38
2001 Refosco Silver Reserve $38
2001 Merlot Made in the Shade $16
2002 Chardonnay James Gang Reserve $25
2002 Late Harvest Zinfandel Liquid Love $18

Yes, that fifth one was refosco. It is only found in two vineyards in the Paso Robles AVA. Also included was a logo floor mat, so members can now wipe there feet on Tobin James! If you add up those retail prices it comes to $246. Not bad, for $110 and free shipping! The only one I would normally not be too wild about is the merlot, but we tasted it back in January, and found it much superior to past efforts. So, now we have two.

- Kcwhippet - 04-05-2004

Ours came today, too. Gotta hand it to TJ. How many other wine clubs toss in a door mat with their wines?

- hotwine - 04-05-2004

I'd love to order from them, but the local UPS toads still won't handle wine shipments, even though state law now allows them to.