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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                    Bodegas Escorihuela Gascon-Don Miguel Gascon-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, currants, chocolate and spice on finish, better 2nd day.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                Truett Hurst-Inconspicuous-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2016-15.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  […]

West Coast Wine Event

Renegade Wine Dinner #131: Sebastopol’s Gang of 4 Monday August 26th 2019 – 6:30pm Central Kitchen *** PLEASE NOTE, this dinner will take place in San Francisco California. Next up, the first of Renegade’s west coast dinners! The pairings will include several of Sonoma County’s most exciting winemakers; Pax Mahle of Pax Wines, Scott Schultz […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Michael and David Philips-7 Deadly Red-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Lodi-California-2016-15.0% Alcohol-$12.49-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, plum and a spiced finish, a good QPR.          WS-88          CR-88          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.                                     Shannon Ridge-Cross Springs-Family Estate-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lake County-California-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$10.15-A nose of some […]

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City Winery Update

Pre-order TEN copies of my debut book, Indulge Your Senses, for your friends or office, email me the receipt,  and I will take you to lunch at City Vineyard – one on one. – OR  -  Pre-order ONE copy, and you are automatically invited to a special hard-hat preview tour of the new City Winery […]

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NYC Wine Event

Join Robert Biale Vineyards Co-Founder, Dave Pramuk  For A Dinner In NYC At Papillon Bistro Dave is well-recognized in the Zinfandel world and travels the country spreading the word about Biale and California’s heritage wines and would love to meet you and share some Zinfandel stories with you! Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine Update

CHWINE.COM CAMERON HUGHES | 800.805.1971 (MONDAY-FRIDAY, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. PST) To ensure that you continue receiving our emails, please add us to your address book or safe list. Got this as a forward? Sign up to receive our future emails! Manage your subscription preferences or unsubscribe. Cameron Hughes Wine 251 Rhode Island St Ste 207, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                     Pax Wine Cellars-Syrah-Walker Vine Hill Vineyard-Russian River Valley-California-2006-15.1% Alcohol-$49.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red with blackberry, blueberry, chocolate and spices on finish, still needs a short decant, drink now.          RP-93          WS-93          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                           Exlibris Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington […]

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Ribera Y Rueda Update

Food and Pairings GRILLED HARISSA SHRIMP FLATBREAD Fire up the grill for pizza night! Impress your guests with our flavorful flatbread that incorporates summer’s freshest herbs from mint to dill, cilantro to parsley. Even better, it’s deliciously simple for a summer evening relaxing on the patio. We developed this recipe to be an especially delightful […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                    Bodega Mendel-Lunta-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.2% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black fruits, herbs, coffee and spice on finish.  A good midweek and QPR wine.         RP-89          WE-88          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Broquel Winery-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, […]

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Sine Qua Non Update

Dear Wine Lover~        If there is ever a task that I, good old Manfred, don’t like to perform, it is writing and sending this note. But it has to be done because in the end it is meant as a courtesy and a service of sorts, to keep you updated and current. But communicating […]

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Martinelli Winery Update

Carolyn and Lee Martinelli Sr. We have a few seats left for our Harvest Dinner on August 24th. We’ve planned a lovely evening under the stars hosted by the Martinelli family. Lee Sr. and Carolyn Martinelli will share the 135-year history of our winery, estate vineyards, and wines with each thoughtfully paired course. Martinelli Winery […]

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