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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

              Linne Calodo Cellars-Problem Child-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2011-15.8% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of bold dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Zin blend, with black cherry, blackberry and layers of spice on finish, not as amazing as previous vintages but still very good..           RP-94           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

Matter of Taste Wine Event

Matter of Taste Hong Kong 2018 Quintessential Coche-Dury Divulgence 29 & 30 Jan 2018, 19:00 8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana, Hong Kong HKD10,000 per seat Domaine Coche-Dury: the very name sends shivers down the spines of Burgundy fanatics, amongst whom it can only be whispered, lest someone new discovers the wines and there will, inevitably, […]

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NJ Wine Event

  A TASTE OF NICHOLAS WINES  WALK AROUND WINE TASTING Thursday, January 25th 7:00-8:30pm $75 per person  (tax and gratuity not included) You’ve asked to sample our Nicholas Wines selections and we listened. This is an opportunity to taste the wines you’ve been reading about each week while sampling world class hors d’ oeuvres from […]

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Wine Scholar Guild Update

Decanter Magazine’s Andrew Jefford describes the diversity of the Languedoc-Roussillon region’s appellations, geography, and wine styles. Andrew is a Languedoc-Roussillon resident, a webinar presenter for the guild, and an immersion trip leader. His enthusiasm for the region and its wines is as contagious as his expertise is vast. “You have to be a bit crazy […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

           Bodega Y Vinedos Renacer S.A.-Punto Final-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and tar, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Malbec, with black cherry, plum, cassis, chocolate and spice on finish.  A solid wine, good every year.          WS-87          WE-89          CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Kendall-Jackson Vineyards & Winery-Vintner’s […]

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Clarence Wine Company

  Introducing Clarice Wine Company! Dear Fellow Wine Lover, As a person who once signed up for one of my mailing lists, I am writing you to let you know about my latest venture, a unique wine community called Clarice Wine Company.  Now, before I describe more about Clarice, I want you to know that […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Buoncristiani Family Winery-O.P.C.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Merlot-Malbec-Napa Valley-California-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink blend with blackberry, currants, cherry, and chocolate with spice on finish.  Do a short decant, very enjoyable.          RP-92          WS-86          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.         […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Lava Vine Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Knights Valley-California-2011-14.3% Alcohol-$40.50-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 a big wine, a bit uneven.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   Quinta […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Robert Mondavi Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Sauvignon-Carneros-Napa Valley-California-2002-14.5% Alcohol-$65.00-A nose of elegant dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A special reserve Cab, with black currants, cherries, and spice on finish, very good.  Great label.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                              Luis Duarte Vinhos, Lda-Rubrica-Alicante Bouschet-Touriga […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                   Seghesio Family Vineyards-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-2013-14.8% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blueberry, black cherry, mocha and spices on finish, easy drinking.          RP-88          WS-92          WE-88          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                   Bliss Vineyards-Merlot-Estate-Mendocino-California-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$12.96-A nose of […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Linne Calodo Cellars-Overthinker-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2010-15.7% Alcohol-$72.00-A bold nose of sweet dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied GSM blend with currants, raspberry, plum, spice box on velvet finish, layers of flavor.  A very good wine, still has some life left.          WS-90         CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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