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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 […]

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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    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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                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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                                              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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                                 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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Lady Gaga about to launch her wine label

  Photo credit: Capital FM The quirky Lady Gaga is a famous American singer and songwriter. Her career started in the early part of the century extending to worldwide recognition. She has been named several times in the Forbes and Time lists respectively as one of “the world’s 100 most powerful women” and “most influential […]

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                              A. Faustini Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$42.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied, with blackberry, cassis, vanilla and spicy oak, layers of flavor with a long finish, drink now.           WE-86          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Les Vignerons De Tautavel […]

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