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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                         Mark Herold Wines-Collide-Carignan-Petite Sirah-Tempranillo-Graciano-Napa-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of bold dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on finish, needs a good decant.          RP-90          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   DC Flynt MV Seclections-Kirkland Signature-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A […]

Cameron Hughes Update

Dear Friends, I have another rare mountain offering for you today. As I’ve mentioned in the past, the tiny Spring Mountain AVA sits high up above Napa Valley on the eastern slopes of the Mayacamas mountains. One of the “last outposts” of Napa Valley whose wineries are still owned by small families and known for […]

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WS’s Grand Tour Wine Events

    Enjoy an evening of exceptional wines from the world’s best wine-growing regions. All wines have been rated 90 points or higher by Wine Spectator’s editorial staff. Meet the winemakers, enjoy a delicious buffet and take home a souvenir Riedel™ wine glass. All included in your ticket price! VIP  $325  |  General Admission  $225 […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Saga Wines-Cult-Cabernet Sauvignon-St. Helena-California-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$16.96-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on long finish.  A easy drinking wine, a very good QPR.          WE-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.            Kendall-Jackson Vineyards And Winery-Vintner’s Reserve-Cabernet […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                    Bremer Family Winery-Cabernet Franc-Howell Mountain-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.7% Alcohol-$50.00-A nose of bold dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A  full bodied red, with blackberry, cigar box, licorice and chocolate, smooth spicy finish, drink now.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak. chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Chakana Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.5% […]

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Sine Qua Non Update

    Dear Wine Lover~        It may well sound more than a tad whimsical or even downright phony, but there is hardly anything we do at our winery that we don’t enjoy doing. Maybe not every day or every moment of the day, but for the most part we love what we get to […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Joel Gott Wines-Zinfandel-Napa County-California-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of black cherry and some funk and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, plum, some vanilla and spice on finish, disjointed, not as good as prior years.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Boedga INV No […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                       Beckmen Vineyards-Cuvee Le Bec-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Counoise-Santa Ynez Valley-California-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$7.99-A nose of some muted fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium bodied Rhone blend with black cherry, blackberry, herbs and spice on finish, easy drinking.          RP-90          WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                            Intrinsic Wine Co-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Sbragia Family Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Andolsen Vineyard-Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.4% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A  full bodied single vineyard Cab, with blackberry, currants, earth, licorice and spice on finish.  In a great drinking zone, sort decant.          RP-91          WS-85          WE-92          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      Linne Calodo Cellars-Nemesis-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Paso Robles-California-2010-14.9% Alcohol-$68.00-A nose of dark fruit and minerals, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and minerals and a smooth long finish.   Short decant, drink now.           WS-90           CR-91           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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Long Island Wine Event

    11th Annual Long Island Winterfest February 22nd – March 18th, 2018 Multiple Locations across Long Island’s North and South Forks EVENT DETAILS Long Island’s famed Wine Country comes alive for Winterfest, a four-week festival combining the area’s best in vineyards, music, performing arts, craft breweries and more. Celebrate each weekend with a variety […]

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