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need help finding a specific wine

Doug Dec 9, 2001 02:46 PM

I'm looking for a specific obscure Chillean wine and was wondering if anyone had a suggestion of where to look. I called the Wine and Cheese Cask, expecting them not to have it (they didn't) but expecting them to offer to get it for me, but the man I spoke to was very rude and basically said he couldn't do anything for me. Has anyone ordered wines over the internet?

TIA for advice,

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    galleygirl RE: Doug Dec 9, 2001 03:19 PM

    Marty's in Allston...What's the wine??

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      jeffo RE: Doug Dec 10, 2001 07:25 AM

      I would try Marty's. There is one in Newton and
      another in Allston/Brighton (Harvard and Comm Ave).
      I've always had great service there.


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        kev RE: Doug Dec 10, 2001 04:18 PM

        There is a sight called wine-searcher.com. What is the wine?

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          Roejimmy RE: Doug Dec 10, 2001 07:12 PM

          First, What is the wine, I may be able to tell you if it is imported into MA -

          Second, if it is, Bauer Wine on Newbury Street is very easy to deal with, and they deliver...

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            Doug RE: Doug Dec 11, 2001 12:41 PM

            The wine is Gato Negro Cabernet. According to it's website (www.sanpedro.cl), it's hardly exported to the US at all - mostly Canada and Europe. I tried both Marty's and Bauer. Neither of them had it. Marty's offered to get it for me, but I only want one or two bottles, and they would only deal with a full case.

            I found a place that carries it though, Pop's Wine on Long Island, NY. They have online ordering and ship wine, so I placed an order and hopefully I'll get it in good shape. It's very cheap, so I won't be that upset if the weather/shipping takes its toll on the wine.

            As an aside, I've never had this wine. I'm getting it as a holiday present for a friend who had it once and was upset that it couldn't be found. I called it "obscure" only because I was having trouble finding it.

            I'll let y'all know how Pop's Wine delievery pans out.

            Link: http://www.popswine.com

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              kev RE: Doug Dec 13, 2001 12:11 PM

              There's a store in Watertown called Dyers on Mt Auburn that had that wine a few months back.Fyi it's awful.

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