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Ribera Y Rueda Wine Update

Jaleo Recipes and RyR Wines What can be better than recipes from the famed and beloved Chef José Andrés that pair perfectly with Ribera or Rueda wines? Treat yourself by cooking up these mouthwatering dishes from Jaleo restaurant. The Apple and Fennel Salad with Manchego and Walnuts coupled with Grilled Hanger Steak with Confit of […]

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                     Amour Prive-Hommage-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Rive Gauche-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.4% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of Boudreaux style fruit, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and dust on spiced finish,  a short decant is needed, was very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.         […]

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Kosta Browne Winery Update

  The fall offering of the 2016 vintage of our Grower & Estate Single Vineyard wines is now open. We invite you to place a wish request today through Wednesday, October 3rd. If we missed you by mistake, please do not hesitate to reach out to our team so we can make the necessary adjustments […]

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                                          Piedrasassi-Syrah-Santa Barbara County-California-2016-14.1% Alcohol-$27.00-A bold nose of dark fruit, spice and some funk, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice on long finish, young, needs a decant.  Cool short bottle design.          RP-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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                                     Arietta-Variation One-Syrah-Merlot-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.1% Alcohol-$55.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry,  dust and spices on finish, very good, drink now.          RP-93          WS-92          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.         Shannon Ridge Family […]

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NYC Wine Event

MWC has joined forces with Scampi , a neighborhood hot spot dishing out seasonal, soul-warming Italian fare from Chef PJ Calapa , and their noted Beverage Director, Kimberly Prokoshyn , to feature the lively, delightful wines of Punta Crena. Ever since Matt Tornabene visited the historic Punta Crena winery in Liguria this spring, he has […]

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      Ego Bodegas-Infinito-Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Jumilla-Spain-2012-15.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full body red blend, with  black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, better values exist.          WS-91          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                                         Readymade Wines-Resolute-Cabernet Sauvignon-Red […]

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                                      Bodegas Numanthia-Termes-Tempranillo-Tinta de Toro-Spain-2014-15.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, cassis, espresso, some chocolate and spice on finish, not as good as previous years.         RP-91           WS-92          WE-91          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Bodegas Olarra […]

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Truchard Vineyards Update

2018 Harvest is Here: #41 Harvest at Truchard Vineyards is always a special time of year and a perfect time to join our wine club! As the 2018 summer is coming to an end, the weather has been cooler than we normally see, so we’ve just now begun to pick, but the grape quality is […]

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  Juggernaut Wine Co.-Hillside-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sierra Foothills-Livermore Valley-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$17.40-A huge nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied Cab, with blackberries, currants, licorice and spices on very long finish.  Needs a good decant, drinks like a $40.00 bottle, a great QPR, cool label, heavy bottle.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, […]

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    J. Portugal Ramos Vinhos S.A.-Reserva-Vinho Tinto-Alentejano-{prtugal-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of some fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium bodied red, with cherry, plum, some spice on finish, average at best.          NR          CR-83          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                  JaM Cellars-John and Michele-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2014-15.1% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of […]

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