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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      Macchia-Adventurous-Zinfandel-Linsteadt Vineyard-Amador County-California-2014-15.6% Alcohol-$22.49-A nose of dark cherry and spices, dark garnet on color.  A full bodied single vineyard Zin, with black cherry, cassis, licorice and spice on finish, very good big wine.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Clos La Chance Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Estate-Central Coast-California-2014-14.2% […]

Truchard Vineyards Update

  PEOPLE VINEYARDS OUR WINES VISIT US Celebrating our Newest Release 2013 Estate Tempranillo       When it comes to wine, location matters. One of my treasured locations in our vineyards is the Tempranillo block called “Boot Lake”. This secluded section of our property can usually be seen only by tractor or on foot as it […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    One True Vine-Layer Cake Wines-Sea of Stones-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Petit Verdot-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, with blueberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, not as good as past years.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       […]

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Carlisle Winery & Vineyards Update

    We are very pleased to announce our 2017 Summer Pre-Release, offering the last of our delectable 2015s.  To order and/or read more about the wines, simply click here. Alternatively you can login to your account through our website and click Order Wine. A few very important notes: Additional Requests – If you’d like […]

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Game of Thrones Wine

  Dear Friends, In my mind, the general trajectory of “gimmicky” wine labels is innocuous wine that delivers very little value for the consumer and at first, even as a huge fan GOT fan, I wanted nothing to do with this project. Then I learned that former Williams Selyem winemaker Bob Cabral had been tapped […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

  Mollydooker Wines-The Boxer-Shiraz-Australia-2014-15.5% Alcohol-$23.99-A nose of bold fruit and spice,  dark black purple in color.  A bold full bodied red, with plum, blueberry, bacon and spice on finish, needs a long decant.          WS-93          CR-88          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.           Wines of Substance-CS-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.39-A nose of some […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                              William Hill Estate Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, currants, fig and spices on long finish, needs a short decant.          RP-88          WS-89          WE-90          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.        C.V.S.C.-Principato-Pinot Grigio-Chardonnay-Delle Venezie-Italy-2016-12.0% […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      St. Urbans-Hof Winery-Wiltinger-Riesling-Mosel-Alte Reben-Germany-2010-10.5% Alcohol-$15.55-A nose of citrus and some spice, medium straw in color.  A light to medium bodied white, with apple, melon, stone and spice on finish, good but a bit past prime.          RP-89          WS-90          CR-89          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.             Luigi Bosca-Merlot-Lujan De Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$5.09-A muted nose […]

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NYC Wine Event

Great Wines of the Andes returns to New York City this Fall Something very special is happening in the Andes: the quality of winemaking is better than it’s ever been. Acclaimed wine critic James Suckling invites you to discover these magnificent wines at the Great Wines of the Andes USA 2017 New York on September […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Clos Pegase-Hommage Artist Series Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Tenma Vineyard-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.8% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied Cab, with blackberry, cassis, chocolate and smoky spiced long finish.  In a good drinking zone, short decant.          WS-88           WE-92          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.           One Cork Bonus.   […]

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West Coast Wine Event

Calling all WINEsteins! Rocket Science by Caldwell has teamed up with the Napa Valley Film Festival to pull off an epic summer night of movies, dinner by the campfire, stargazing, magic, science and enlightenment. We’ll kick things off with a popcorn bar, followed by in-cave screenings of An Honest Liar presented by the Napa Valley […]

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