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Pennsylvania Wine Event

  You’re invited to Barrels on the Brandywine. Barrels on the Brandywine Every Saturday & Sunday March 7th – March 29th 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Brandywine Valley Wine Trail Landenberg, PA EVENT DETAILS 4 Weekends, 4 Wineries, Barrels of FUN! LAST EVER Barrels on the Brandywine The wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail […]

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                        Cantina Di Soave-Rocca Sveva-Amarone Della Valpolicella-Soave-Italy-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$34.99-A nose of dark cherries and spice, dark black garnet in color.  A robust full bodies red, with black cherries,  raisin, blackberry and spice, long length, a good value.          WE-90          CR-90          Good with veal, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                Bodegas Norton S.A.-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$12.09-A […]

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                   Sarl Lafage-Saint Roch-Vieilles Noirs-Grenache Blanc-Marsanne-Cotes Du Roussillon-France-2013-13.0% Alcohol-$13.89-A nose of citrus and spices, medium golden in color.  A medium to full bodied white Rhone blend, with pineapple, honey, good acidity and spice on finish.  A very good value.          RP-92          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          Once Cork Bonus.                           […]

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East Coast Wine Event

  We are pleased to invite you to join Rob Fisher for a private wine dinner in Greenwich, CT on Tuesday, March 10. Reservation details are below (full dinner menu including wine pairings at bottom), but suffice to say this should be an excellent evening full of good food, great wine and many fun Fisher […]

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                        PZ1896-Macarico-Aglianico-Alto Vulture-Basilcata-Italy-2006-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on finish, different and enjoyable.          Drinking well after a short decant.          RP-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                   Portal del […]

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Premiere Napa Valley Auction Record $6 Million

  Premiere Napa Valley auction sales hit record $6m The Premiere Napa Valley auction has set a new sales record of $6m, thanks to fierce bidding for Cabernet Sauvignon wines from California’s 2013 vintage. Auctioneer David Elswood, of Christie’s, takes bids during the auction. Image credit: Napa Valley Vintners / Bob McClenahan Sales narrowly beat […]

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                      Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$48.00-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 still very young Cab which is excellent now but will only improve with age, […]

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Robert Biale Vineyards Spring Releases

  Spring 2015 Wines Celebrating Our 25th Harvest: 1991 to 2015 In October of 1991 we were crushing the Zinfandel grapes from Aldo’s Vineyard on our first harvest as a winery at a little rented garage on Spring Mountain. Now, here we are in 2015 anticipating the crush of our 25th harvest from the same […]

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                    Robert Foley Vineyards-Merlot-Napa Valley-California-2007-16.2% Alcohol-$47.98-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to fully bodied red, with currant, black cherry, chocolate and coffee with a very long spiced finish.  Hands down one of the best Merlot’s I have ever tasted, a fantastic wine that handles […]

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                        Columbia Crest Winery-H3-Les Chevaux-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$11.91-A nose of dark fruit and tobacco, dark black in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with cassis, black and blueberries, some chocolate, thick mouth feel, a solid value.           WS-88           CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                  Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Heritage […]

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WTSO Cheapskate Marathon

  Every wine will be priced from $7.99 to $18.99 A new deal will be offered every 15 minutes (or sooner if the previous item sells out) The event will last from 6AM ’til 11:59PM ET on March 3, 2015 Click Here for further details on our Cheapskate Marathon (if you’re accessing this email from […]

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