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          Bucklin-Bambino-Zinfandel-Field Blend-Old Hill Ranch-Sonoma Valley-Sonoma County-California-2013-14.1% Alcohol-$29.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zn, with blackberry, black cherry, red licorice and spice on finish.  An easy drinking red.          WS-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                            Michael and David Phillips-Earthquake-Petite Sirah-Lodi-California-2013-15.0% […]

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    Linne Calodo Cellars-Overthinker-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2009-15.7% Alcohol-$75.00-A bold nose of sweet dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied GSM blend with currants, raspberry, plum, spice box on long velvet finish, layers of flavor.  A fantastic wine, still years of life left.          WS-88         CR-94          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks […]

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    Soc. Agr. Montalbera S.R.L.-Ruche di Castagnole Montferrato–Laccento-2011-Piedmont-Italy-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$19.98-A nose of dark fruit and some spice , dark purple in color.   A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, some chocolate and spice on finish, decant, interesting wine varietal. (a good one for the 100 century varietal list)         WS-88          CR-89          Good with […]

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Atlanta Wine Event

  Oregon Wine Tasting Party – 5/27 Saturday, May 27 2017 1:00pm Start / Ends 3:00pm Tickets General Admission $40.00 Qty: buy tickets Sat May 27 2017 Oregon Wine Tasting Party – 5/27 at City Winery Atlanta Starts: 1:00pm Ends: 3:00pm Tickets General Admission $40.00 Qty: buy tickets Share About: Come celebrate Oregon Wine Month […]

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Yates Family Vineyard Update

Yates Family Vineyard Open House Come on up to the vineyard and see what is going on. We will be pouring our current released wines, have small bites by caterer Eric Magnani, and grab your Spring Wine Club (details on shipment coming soon!)  Here are the details: What: Spring 2017 Pick Up Party When: Saturday, […]

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Ribera Del Duero

  SPECIAL OFFER FOR RIBERA Y RUEDA COMMUNITY Enjoy 10% off on wines from Ribera del Duero at Wine.com. Use code RIBERA at checkout. Offer ends 12/31/17. The 10% discount applies only to wines on the Wine.com/Ribera page and excludes shipping and tax. Some exclusions may apply. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

           Oak Ridge Winery-Zinfandel-Reserve-Ancient Cine-Lodi-California-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cassis, red licorice and spice on long finish, very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                                   […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                       Michael & David Phillips-Sixth Sense-Syrah-Lodi-California-2014-$16.99-A huge nose of candied dark fruit, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red, with  black licorice, mocha, juicy dark berries flavors,  easy drinking.          WS-83          CR-89          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.       Vinos Santa Ema S.A.-Reserva-Merlot-Maipo Valley-Chile-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Trump Winery-Meritage-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Virginia-2015-13.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A really weird and offensive nose of dark liquor not wine, dark purple in color.  I was really interested in trying since I voted for him, what a mess, more bourdon like than wine, not drinkable, decanted and that did not help, very disappointed, I am hoping it was […]

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In Memory of Clementina Biale

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the matriarch of our family, Clementina Biale, four days before her 88th birthday. Clementina was the oldest of nine children, born to Filippo and Cecilia Calvi in Prunetto, Italy. Her youth was spent tending to her siblings, vineyards, silkworms, cows, goats, and outdoor bread […]

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RED CAR WINE COMPANY UPDATE

  our RECENT SCORES + PRESS! Our Heaven and Earth Pinot Noir was ranked No. 2 and awarded 3-stars by acclaimed wine critic, Eric Asimov! Read the full article here – Sonoma Coast Pinot Noirs Blur the Boundary Lines. Just in. . .we’ve received some great scores on our 2014 vintage, by far our best […]

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