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WineFraud.com Update

  Greetings Fellow Wine Friend, Maureen Downey’s Wine Authentication Training Program coming to New York City and Hong Kong this Spring! Fellow oenophiles, we want to invite you to sign up for a two-day course that will change the way you look at fine and rare wine.  For those of you in the industry this […]

NYC Wine Event

Great Wines of Italy 2019 – New York City Grand Tasting Taste Italy’s best wines with internationally acclaimed wine critic James Suckling at the exclusive, one-evening-only walk-around wine tasting extravaganza! Great Wines of Italy New York City 2019 – The Grand Tasting Wednesday, March 6, 2019;  5 p.m. – 8 p.m. (trade included) IAC Building […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                             Michael David Winery-Earthquake-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A big nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  Big fruit with blackberry, black cherry, spices, if you love a big wine then this is for you, a rocket fuel of fruit, still young.          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Vitivinicola Perez Cruz […]

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City Winery Update

Dear Friends, I wanted to start out by saying Happy New Year and take this opportunity to catch you up on some exciting City Winery news. First off, as some of you may already know, our City Winery New York is moving into a new location which we will announce very soon.  The final details […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                               Buena Vista Winery-The Count-Zinfandel-Carignane-Cabernet Franc-Tempranillo-Cinsault-Malbec-Petite Sirah-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of dark fruits and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, plum, coffee and spice on a bit disjointed finish.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          R.E.50/42902-Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro Vera-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$7.80-A nose […]

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NJ Wine Event

Good news our next event is set and just in time for Valentines date planning! Italian Wine Dinner 2.12.19 @ Girasole in Bound Brook Some of you may remember our friend Kevin from Il Crinale tastings we have had in store.  He will be presenting some great wines he is importing based on his family’s […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Merf Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, vanilla and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                           INV N-7245-5-Bodegas Del Fin Mundo-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Patagonia-Argentina-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.01-A nose of some dark fruit and […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                          Federico Giuntini A, Massetti-Fattoria Selvapiana-Vigneto Bucerchiale-Sangiovese-Riserva-Chianti Rufina-Italy-14.5% Alcohol-2009-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice,  dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, tobacco and spice on long finish.  Still needs a short decant, was very good.          WS-89          CR-90          Good with veal, salads, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                     Proviva […]

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Vinitaly International Academy Update

"Italian Wine Ambassador Certification Courses 2019 – Los Angeles & Verona" Become an Italian Wine Ambassador in 2019: join us in Los Angeles or Verona Happy New Year to all Italian wine students! The Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) is delighted to offer you the most realistic New Year’s resolution: learn a great deal about Italian […]

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Red Car Wine Co Update

Welcome Back! We hope you had a relaxing holiday and are (slowly) easing back into your work routine! We are reaching out to you today with some updates from the vineyard, winery news and our 2019 Events Calendar. Winter vineyard pruning began at 7am on Tuesday, January 2 at Heaven & Earth Vineyard in Occidental. […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Bodega Catena Zapata-Malbec-Historic Rows–Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.0% Alcohol-$49.99-(1.5 l)-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on finish,  easy drinking from a Magnum.          RP-89          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             Chateau Diana-Zombie Zin-Zinfandel-Healdsburg-California-NV-13.7% Alcohol-$10.98-A nose of […]

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