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New Wine Collection | California Wines And Cali Cults

Warren Porter’s notes – This collection is filled with some incredible Californian Wine, including California Cults Schrader, Araujo Eisele, and Colgin, and highlighted with other well-known California wine producers such as Paul Hobbs and Hundred Acre, and famous Beckstoffer Dr. Crane and To Kalon vineyards. Many of which are coming from the array of fine vintages…

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Unboxing A Rare, $60,000 USD Assortment Case Of 2000 DRC

Unboxing A Rare, $60,000 USD Assortment Case Of 2000 DRC

In this video Warren Porter unboxes an assortment case of 2000 vintage DRC. The banded case contains a selection from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti including; La Tâche, Grands Échezeaux, Romanée-Saint-Vivant, Échezeaux, Richebourg, and the 2000 DRC Romanée-Conti. These rare wines from Burgundy are of exceptional provenance.  Video Transcript Okay, I am unbanding this very rare…

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Behind Fine Wine | Riedel’s Stewart Risto and Warren Porter Discuss Wine Stemware and Decanters

Behind Fine Wine | Riedel's Stewart Risto and Warren Porter Discuss Wine Stemware and Decanters

In this episode of Behind Fine Wine Warren Porter of IronGate.Wine sits down with Stewart Risto from Riedel over a bottle of 2010 Cos d’Estournel decanted in Riedel ‘s collector edition Elton John Ayam decanter. Stewart and Warren discuss the importance of varietal specific stemware and the reasons for decanting wine. Stewart shared his knowledge…

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Behind Fine Wine | Saucal’s Mitch Callahan and Warren Porter Discuss Online Retail Wine Buying

Behind Fine Wine | Saucal's Mitch Callahan and Warren Porter Discuss Online Retail Wine Buying

In this episode of Behind Fine Wine Warren Porter sits down with Mitch Callahan of Saucal over a bottle of Napa Valley 2012 Joseph Phelps Insignia. The two of them chat about how Saucal helped IronGate.Wine build one of the most personalized and modern online wine retail websites in the retail fine wine industry. They…

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Behind Fine Wine | Xpeditr’s Adam Gungle and Warren Porter Discuss Shipping Rare Wine Collections

Behind Fine Wine | Xpeditr's Adam Gungle and Warren Porter Discuss Shipping Rare Wine Collections

In this episode of Behind Fine Wine Warren Porter sits down with Adam Gungle of XPEDITR and a bottle of 2009 Marcassin Estate Chardonnay for IronGate.Wine’s interview series, Behind Fine Wine. In this episode Warren and Adam discuss XPEDITR’s experience in shipping wine for clients who have large collections, such as the Bill Koch collection to the Sotheby’s…

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What Will The Impact Be For Charity Wine Auction Donations? The Tax Court’s Decision on Wine Valuations.

Charity Wine Auction

Below Warren Porter shares his thoughts on the latest Canadian Tax Court decision on wine valuations and the ruling’s potential impact on donations to charity wine auctions. Last week the tax court rendered it’s long awaited decision regarding the definition of fair market value for wines donated to charity.  I won’t reiterate the details here…

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Behind Fine Wine | Wine Owners’ Nick Martin and Warren Porter Discuss Collecting, Buying, And Selling Rare Wine Collections

Behind Fine Wine | Wine Owners' Nick Martin and Warren Porter Discuss Collecting, Buying, And Selling Rare Wine Collections

Warren Porter sits down with Nick Martin of Wine Owners and a bottle of 2004 Latour for IronGate.Wine’s interview series, Behind Fine Wine. In this episode Warren and Nick discuss organizing one’s wine collecting and long term wine storage options, the secondary wine market along with selling your wine and buying options, how technology is assisting…

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