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Jul 23, 2010 10:26 AM

PreferDine - scam or great deal?

Saw a link to this on the InsideScoopSF web page of the Chronicle:

It seems like a great deal, but I don't know very much about this wine/winery, and their website is very sparse.

The site also claims to be offering deals soon on Hanzell, which I know is fully legitimate...

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  1. $50/bottle for an unknown, untasted, unreviewed cab. Doesn't sound like such a great deal to me. Probably not a scam -- in the sense of not getting what you pay for -- but I can't imagine not being able to find a better way to spend $300+ on six bottles of wine.

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          1. re: vulber

            Present tense, I suppose, but the sentence is imperative, not declarative.

            I.e., I didn't re-read it, but you should before you send them $36 for the "rights" to buy 6 bottles of so-called $90/bottle wine for a mere $270.

            I think I should restate my assessment of the deal as scam. To the extent this is meant to be read as delivering 6 bottles for $36 it is a scam.

    1. they say their wine is "acclaimed," but who is acclaiming it besides them?

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