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NYC Wine Event

    Introspective Tasting Tour with Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon 6/8 at City Winery New York City Doors: 7:00 PM Starts: 7:00 PM Ends: 9:00 PM Share About: Join City Vineyard for an amazing tasting opportunity! The legendary​, enigmatic​ winemaker Randall Graham ​will join us to host a ​comprehensive ​seminar and wine tasting . […]

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               Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 502-Cabernet Sauvignon-Spring Mountain District-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$18.75-A big nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blackberry, blackcurrants, smoke and spices on long finish, a very good value.          WS-88          WE-85          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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                               Selby Winery-Zinfandel-Old Vines-Sonoma County-California-2013-15.5% Alcohol-$27.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, kirsch, raspberry, with long spiced finish, very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                               Chapel Hill Winery-Parson’s Nose-Cabernet Sauvignon-McLaren […]

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NJ Wine Event

    SUMMER WALK AROUND WINE TASTING FRIDAY, JUNE 2ND 7:00pm-8:30pm $75 per person (plus tax and gratuity) RESERVE: 732.345.9977 We are kicking off summer with a tasting that features wines perfect for sipping by the pool, back yard or beach club. Nicholas chose these wines with summer ingredients in mind, picking varietals that pair […]

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Pennsylvania Wine Events

  We are excited to announce two opportunites to join Co-Founder Dave Pramuk & Daughter Maggie Pramuk in the Philadelphia Area! Tuesday, June 20, 2017 6:30 pm $100 per person (plus tax & gratuity) Featured Wines 2016 Rosato 2015 Black Chicken Zinfandel 2015 Stagecoach Vineyard Zinfandel 2015 Founding Farmers Zinfandel 2015 Royal Punishers Petite Sirah […]

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           Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2012-14.7% Alcohol-$62.50-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish. A bit off  bottle compared to last time tried.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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                 Bodegas Emilio Moro-Tinto Fino-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2009-14.0% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of black raspberry and cherry, dark ruby in color.   A medium to full bodied with black raspberry and cassis, some oak and smoke.  Not as good as previous vintages but still a good QPR.          RP-88          WS-87           WE-90          CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   […]

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      Finca Flichman-Paisaje de Tupungato-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Merlot-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$16.19-A nose of dark fruit and spices, very dark purple in color.   A dry full bodied Bordeaux blend with current, plum, licorice and spice on finish.   Still young, a big wine, needs a short decant, a good value.           WE-91           CR-87            Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             […]

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    Fess Parker Winery-The Big Easy-Syrah-Petite Sirah-Grenache-Santa Barbara County-California-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$21.99-A big brooding nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend with black cherry, plum, dark chocolate and spices on very long finish.  A fantastic QPR, decant for an hour or so, a delicious wine, I think WS […]

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Wine Scholar Guild Update

  Membership in the Wine Scholar Guild provides access to webinars and podcasts that cover up-and-coming appellations and producers from France, Italy and Spain as well as blind tasting theory, teaching tips and wine and food pairing. These exclusive webinars are presented by Master Sommeliers, Masters of Wine and industry experts and offer pertinent information […]

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Rioja Wine Update

  VinePair recently put their blinders on to find out which Rioja wine tasted best. Last month, the popular wine publication conducted a tasting in New York City that included both writers and readers alike. Just about two hundred submissions of current vintages from around the region were collected and narrowed down based on national […]

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