Bottle of Wine and Note from "Oscar"

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Old Jul 17, 18, 11:00 am
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Bottle of Wine and Note from "Oscar"

Nice little surprise showed up yesterday. A decent bottle of wine, a note from Oscar and some info on the wine In a shipment from Vinessa wines. It was a nice touch. Anyone else get this?
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Old Jul 17, 18, 11:13 am
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Sounds like a GS gift.
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Old Jul 17, 18, 11:44 am
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Originally Posted by Kacee View Post
Sounds like a GS gift.
Maybe they have a small surplus of drinkable wine to remove from inventory following the summer downgrading of the Polaris wine menu?
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Old Jul 17, 18, 11:54 am
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OP, your profile says 1k -- might you be GS?
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Old Jul 17, 18, 12:03 pm
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I received....(de)nada

so, this sounds like an extra special gift for extra special GS members.
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Old Jul 17, 18, 1:59 pm
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Originally Posted by bocastephen View Post
I received....(de)nada

so, this sounds like an extra special gift for extra special GS members.
It's surprising that UA might leave you off the list
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Old Jul 17, 18, 2:38 pm
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So I actually am not a GS, I am 1K. I actually asked for a re-evaluation for GS last year and was denied with just about 45k of spend. I did just book my 4th Polaris trip to Asia for the year, so maybe that helped?
I am currently sitting at about 105,000 BIS miles and 41k in spend. The next trip to Asia will put me at about 52k of spend.
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Old Jul 17, 18, 2:58 pm
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Originally Posted by CMHBIZTraveler View Post
So I actually am not a GS, I am 1K. I actually asked for a re-evaluation for GS last year and was denied with just about 45k of spend. I did just book my 4th Polaris trip to Asia for the year, so maybe that helped?
I am currently sitting at about 105,000 BIS miles and 41k in spend. The next trip to Asia will put me at about 52k of spend.
Nothing for me! I guess the $132 LAX to CLT(RT) I booked for September travel doesn't mean too much
kidding aside, that's a nice touch
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Originally Posted by CMHBIZTraveler View Post
So I actually am not a GS, I am 1K. I actually asked for a re-evaluation for GS last year and was denied with just about 45k of spend. I did just book my 4th Polaris trip to Asia for the year, so maybe that helped?
I am currently sitting at about 105,000 BIS miles and 41k in spend. The next trip to Asia will put me at about 52k of spend.
I'm going out on a limb and predicting you will make GS this year.
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Old Jul 17, 18, 6:34 pm
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Are you a United Wine Club member? Perhaps an added bonus on your subscription wine shipment?
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Old Jul 17, 18, 6:39 pm
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Originally Posted by CMHBIZTraveler View Post
So I actually am not a GS, I am 1K. I actually asked for a re-evaluation for GS last year and was denied with just about 45k of spend. I did just book my 4th Polaris trip to Asia for the year, so maybe that helped?
I am currently sitting at about 105,000 BIS miles and 41k in spend. The next trip to Asia will put me at about 52k of spend.
I'm about that speed through the first half or the year, but no vino showed up here. Maybe they read my mind that the magic 8 ball says travel in the second half of the year is "Ask again later".
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Old Jul 17, 18, 7:10 pm
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It's surprising that UA might leave you off the list
Well, since I influence 7 figures of annual air spend a year, it is somewhat surprising, although they probably know in order to protect my professional reputation, very little of that spend is directed towards UA. I don't expect any wine, but my cup runneth over with cheese in the UC, so we'll call it even.
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It's surprising that UA might leave you off the list
if there was a “love” button, I would click it.
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Old Jul 17, 18, 8:12 pm
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$52k for a bottle of wine.... sounds reasonable.
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Old Jul 17, 18, 9:01 pm
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I got one of those when I hit 2MM.
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