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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                              Michael and David Phillips-Earthquake-Petite Sirah-Lodi-California-2013-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A huge nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black purple in color.  A huge, full bodied PS, not for the faint of heart or Old World fans.  With blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries that finishes with a dark spicy chocolate and despite it’s big 15.0% alcohol […]

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Alicante Bouschet-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$26.72-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors, jammy with a long finish.   A classic Zinfandel, a great value.           RP-90-92          WS-91           CR-92           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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The Bordeaux Wine Experience Update

  Goes out to nearly 20.000 Bordeaux Wine Lovers all over the world! Beautiful Bordeaux A Personal Note From Ronald, Thank you for taking the time to read my personal note. I always enjoy getting your feedback and thoughts about my writings and on what I drink. I tasted some great wines this month because […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Et Mis En Bouteille Par-Kirkland Signature Series-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.6% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, black cherry, cassis and chocolate and spice notes on finish.  A good value Cab.             NR              CR-89              Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Domaines […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Haraszthy Family Cellars-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Lodi-California-2014-13.8% Alcohol-$9.17-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with blackberry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   DFJ Vinhos, S.A.-Paxis-Touriga Franca-Tinta Roriz-Touriga Nacional-Lisboa-Portugal-2012-12.5% Alcohol-$8.15-A nose of some red fruit, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                Linne Calodo Cellars-Outsider-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2010-15.5% Alcohol-$52.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Zin blend, with jammy black cherry, blackberry, licorice and pepper and spicy long finish, as all LC’s wines,  great stuff.   In a very good drinking zone.      RP-93         WS-92          CR-92            Good with meats, chicken, […]

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Carrabba’s Wine Dinner Experience

  MENU REWARDS LOCATOR GIFT CARDS ONLINE ORDER DELIVERY Offers not available at Kirby or Woodway locations in Houston, TX, or Airport locations. © 2017 Carrabba’s 2202 N. West Shore Blvd. Suite 500, Tampa, FL 33607

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Ribera del Duero and Rueda Update

    WINE, ROMANCE… OR DISASTER It’s the day after Valentine’s Day but we skipped it intentionally because you probably received about a 1,000 of them before the big day. What we really want to know, whether yesterday or in the past, is if you have a good wine and romance story? It can be […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                              JL Giguiere-Mossback Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Chalk Hill-Sonoma County-California-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, cassis, licorice and spices on finish.  Not as good as a prior year.          NR          CR-87          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.           Bodegas […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                 Columbia Crest-H3-Merlot-Columbia Crest-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$12.11-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Merlot, with blackberry, cherry, dusty chocolate and spice on finish, better than last year, a very good value.           NR           CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Kaiken S.A.-Malbec-Ultra-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% […]

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Free The Grapes Update

    February 10, 2017 Dear Wine Enthusiasts, Last year, more wine lovers like you were able to purchase wines directly than ever before. But we’re not done yet! We still have six states that ban shipments, and several more states with onerous regulations and archaic restrictions that reduce choice in wine, and make it […]

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