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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                          Tatiarra Vineyard-Shiraz-Cambrian-Heathcote-Australia-2005-15.5% Alcohol-$45.55-A nose of dark fruit and some heat, dark purple in color.  A full bodied  Shiraz, with black cherry, cassis, some chocolate, but with enough heat that it was not in balance, disappointing that it was not up to the ratings.               RP-94+          WE-92              CR-87                Good with ribs, chicken, pasta. […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                       Moet et Chandon-Cuvee Dom Perignon-Champagne-France-1995-$149.00-A nose of sweet citrus and bubbles, light straw in color.  A light to medium bodied Champagne,  with apple, light lemon, and minerals, good acidity.  Had for NYE, not a big bubbly drinker but this was good.                  RP-94                 WS-90                WE-93                CR-90                 Good with cheeses, salads.    […]

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CORKSCREWS REVIEWS

                                                                Jaume Serrra-Cava-Cristalino-Brut-Sparkling Wine-Spain-NV-$6.99-A nose of toasty hazelnut, bubbly, straw color.  A enjoyable sparkling wine, hazelnut, vanilla, lemon acidity.  A very good value. RP-86       WS-86       CR-4      Good with midnight cheer, cheeses, deserts.                                                             Hunt Family Cellars-Cab Ovation-Destiny Vineyards Mt. Christo Block-Cabernet Sauvignon- Paso Robles-California-2001-$62.50-A big bold nose of dark fruit, very dark […]

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NEW YORK’S WINE REGIONS

New York State has five different names wine regions, they are; Niagara Escarpment, Lake Erie Region, Finger Lakes Region, Hudson River Region, and the Long Island Region.  New York State as a whole is the third-largest wine producing region in the U.S. New York has over 240 wineries that specialize in Rieslings, Cabernet Francs, and […]

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