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NYC Wine Event

    Library Tasting of Benanti wines with Antonio Benanti     05/10/2016  6:30pm – 8:00pm Sign-up Now     Description of event: Please join us Tuesday, May 10th for a very special evening as we welcome Antonio Benanti from Sicily’s Benanti Wines to our shop. We’ve been quite taken by wines from Mt. Etna […]

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

  Proviva S.R.L.-Chakana-Estate Selection-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with dark berries, plum, chocolate and spice on finish,  a bit disjointed.         RP-92         WS-90          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Lava Vine Vineyards-Viognier-North Coast-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$25.67-A nose of citrus and spice, medium golden in […]

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    Ravenswood-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Sonoma County-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of black cherry and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, vanilla and some spice on finish, an average value.          NR         CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Charles Smith Wines-The Velvet Devil-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$9.98-A nose of […]

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Linne Calodo Update

  REMINDER This is a friendly reminder that the opportunity to purchase the latest LC release, 2015 Contrarian, is soon to expire. To order, please visit linnecalodo.com or call 805-227-0797.   When you login, you’ll land on ‘Edit Profile’ and several links appear. Click on Allocations to begin ordering 2015 CONTRARIAN 65% Grenache Blanc, 35% Picpoul […]

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Wine Anthology Moving Sale

    We are moving to our new store location in less than one month! That means we need to clear out as much inventory as possible before the big date arrives. Here’s your chance to stock up and save: Until midnight PST, get free shipping on all orders when you spend $349! Enter the […]

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                             Michael David Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2013-15.0% Alcohol-$26.99-A nose of bold dark fruits and spice, dark purple grant in color.  A full bodied Cab, with blackberry, cassis, licorice and spices on finish.  Needs a decant, still has some heat.          RP-90          WE-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                           Joel Gott Wines-815-Cabernet […]

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    Mascota Vineyards-Unanime-Gran Vino Tinto-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blueberry, plum, chocolate and spices on long finish.  Was very good, big and rich.           RP-90          WE-93          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       […]

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      Iter-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on finish, easy to drink.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$8.14-A nose of dark fruit and some […]

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NJ Wine Event

  California Wine Tasting! The Princeton Corkscrew is happy to welcome Matt Cline from Three Vineyards Wine Company of Contra Costa County! Come join us for a wine tasting this Thursday, April 21, 2016, from 5 pm till 8:30 pm. We will be tasting four of his phenomenal reds that have long been favorites at […]

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                                     Michael  David Winery-Petite Petite-Petite Sirah-Petite Verdot-Lodi-California-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$14.49-A nose of jammy dark fruits and spice, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with black cherry, black berries, roasted candied meat, with a spice finish, not for the faint hearted, cool label.                WS-87         WE-92          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. […]

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    Truett Hurst-Inconspicuous-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2013-15.1% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and Asian spices, good mouth feel, was very good.  Cool Label.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                 Vina Dos Andes, S.A.-Porta-Gran Reserva-Single Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Maipo […]

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