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Wines Of Greece Update

  Best Greek wine guide ever! If you want to know more about the many Greek wine varieties, we can think of no better source than the just published “A Guide to the Wines of Greece” by Master of Wine, Konstantionos Lazarakis.  In a well-written digital ebook with beautiful photos, Lazarakis covers everything you need […]

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                        Cantina Terre Del Barolo-Nebbiolo-Piedmont-Italy-2008-14.0% Alcohol-$27.99-A nose of some cherry and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, tar, licorice and spice on finish, a food wine.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   Lindeman’s Wines-Gentleman’s Collection Batch No 1-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose […]

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    Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Alicante Bouschet-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$26.72-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors, jammy with a long finish.   A classic Zinfandel, a great value.           RP-90-92          WS-91           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   Alamos-Wines […]

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                        Vina Penalolen-Penalolen-Cabernet Sauvignon-Maipo Valley-Chile-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$13.95-A meaty nose of dark fruit, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab with black cherry, red currants, some mineral and oak, some funk, still young.          WS-83          CR-87          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.       D’Arenberg PTY Ltd-The High Trellis-Cabernet Sauvignon-McLaren Vale-Australia-2011-14.3% Alcohol-$11.11-A nose of […]

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      Lava Vine Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Knights Valley-California-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$43.50-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blueberry, black cherry, inky, licorice and spices on long finish.  Still too young, long decant.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Domaine De La Janasse-Terre d’ Argile-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cotes […]

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                       Boedga INV No B-73235-Puerto Ancona S.A.-Tikal-Patriota-Malbcec-Bonarda-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-13.8% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, plum, chocolate and spices on long finish.  A big wine, a good value.          RP-89         WS-91 (WS #45 Top 2014)          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.        […]

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Siduri Wines Update

  Become a Founding Club Babylon Member Today for 30% Preferred Pricing for Life! | View Online THE WINES OUR STORY WINE CLUB We are pleased to announce some exciting changes to our Wine Club, Club Babylon. As a loyal SIDURI customer, we wanted you to be the first to hear about these changes and […]

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Siduri Wines Update

  Become a Founding Club Babylon Member Today for 30% Preferred Pricing for Life! | View Online THE WINES OUR STORY WINE CLUB Dear Brian, We are pleased to announce some exciting changes to our Wine Club, Club Babylon. As a loyal SIDURI customer, we wanted you to be the first to hear about these […]

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    Robert Biale Vineyards-Black Chicken-Zinfandel-Napa Valley-California-2013-$35.98-A nose of black cherry and spices, black in color.  A full bodied Zin, black cherry,  black raspberry, currant and licorice, but I think it was way to young to drink, wait a year or so or do a long decant.          WS-91         CR-87          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          One […]

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    Kaiken S.A.-Malbec-Ultra-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice on finish, a good value.          WS-          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   R.E.50/42902-Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro Vera-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$7.18-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark purple […]

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                            Our Cellars-Top Of The Block-Blockheadia Ringnosii-Petite Sirah-Napa Valley-California-2010-14.4% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied PS, with blackberry, blueberry jam, finished with vanilla spice, still has some heat.           NR           CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Malbec-Reserve-Chakana Estate-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruits […]

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