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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      St. Urbans-Hof Winery-Wiltinger-Riesling-Mosel-Alte Reben-Germany-2010-10.5% Alcohol-$15.55-A nose of citrus and some spice, medium straw in color.  A light to medium bodied white, with apple, melon, stone and spice on finish, good but a bit past prime.          RP-89          WS-90          CR-89          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.             Luigi Bosca-Merlot-Lujan De Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$5.09-A muted nose […]

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RED CAR WINE COMPANY UPDATE

  our RECENT SCORES + PRESS! Our Heaven and Earth Pinot Noir was ranked No. 2 and awarded 3-stars by acclaimed wine critic, Eric Asimov! Read the full article here – Sonoma Coast Pinot Noirs Blur the Boundary Lines. Just in. . .we’ve received some great scores on our 2014 vintage, by far our best […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Dr. Loosen-Wehlener Sonnenuhr-Riesling Spatlese-Mosel-Germany-2011-8.0% Alcohol-$22.99-A nose of bright citrus and spice, medium straw in color.  A medium bodied white, with peach, honey, lemon and spice on long finish, good acidity.  Was very refreshing, delicious.          RP-89          WS-94          WE-91          CR-92          Good with deserts, ice cream.          One Cork Bonus.                          14 Hands Winery-Stampede-Syrah-Merlot-Viognier-Cabernet […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                              Burgess Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petit Verdot-Malbec- Napa Valley-California-2005-14.4% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of dark fruit and tobacco, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Bordeaux style Cabernet, with black currants, tobacco, herbs, and chocolate on finish, a solid effort from a winery with a long history.           WS-87           WE-90           CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          […]

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Rioja Always Vibrant

    Rioja News | Spotlight on Rioja | Rioja Tastings | Featured Recipe | Wine Tip | Last Sip February/March 2014 Change is in the air!! As a loyal friend of the Rioja community, here are a few changes you’ll notice this year. First, we gave ourselves a face lift with a new “Rioja: […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs TOP WHITE WINES OF 2013

                  Lava Vine Vineyards-Viognier-Napa Valley-California-2011-15.95% Alcohol-$32.00-A bold nose of citrus and spice, golden in color.  A medium to full bodied delicious white with rich flavors of pineapple, pear, guava, and crème Brule.  This wine has loads of acidity, very refreshing.           NR           CR-92           Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                                              Bodega Catena Zapata-Catena Alta-Chardonnay-Adrianna Vineyard-Domingo […]

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Wine In The News

  ‘Fake wine factory’ earned one of world’s top collectors millions: prosecutor Bob Edme / AP, file A counterfeit bottle of wine is displayed in a lab run by the French Finance ministry in Bordeaux, southwestern France. By Joseph Ax, Reuters NEW YORK — An Indonesian man, once considered one of the top five wine […]

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Long Meadow Ranch Update

  Home Store Wine LMR Corral Club Visit Napa Valley Select Red Wine Vinegar & Extra Virgin Olive Oil Napa Valley Select oil and vinegar are the perfect "gourmet" pairing for everyday use. Cabernet Sauvignon Vinegar Produced in small oak barrels by the centuries-old methode d’orleans. Red wine vinegar is fantastic in a tangy vinaigrette, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                    Heinrich Seebrich-Weingut-Niersteiner Hipping-Riesling-Spatlese-Germany-2008-10.0% Alcohol-$17.50-A nose of bright citrus and spice, light golden in color.  A light to medium bodied white, with apple, pear, candied honey, good mineral and acidity.  Has a smooth long finish, very enjoyable.          WS-91          WE-86          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                             Cramer […]

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