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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                      – Proyecto Unsi Unsi-Garnacha-Mountain Vineyards-Terrazas-Spain-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, pretty good.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Tenoira Gayoso-Mencia-Bierzo-Spain-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some […]

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Siduri Wines Update

THE WINES OUR STORY WINE CLUB Saturday, August 18th is National Pinot Noir Day! Join Siduri Wines in celebrating this wonderful, temperamental little grape. Nobody loves Pinot more than we do, so in honor of this day, we’re excited to offer $10 2-day shipping when you buy 6 bottles or more. Sale lasts through Sunday […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                            Chateau Lespault-Martillac-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Pessac-Leognan-France-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$39.00-A nose of muted fruit, medium garnet in color.  A medium bodied red blend, with some cherry, raspberry , just thin and terrible wine for the price.          RP-89-91           WS-89          CR-82          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Cachito Mio-Tempranillo-Toro-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                      Robert Biale Vineyards-Royal Punishers-Petite Sirah-Rutherford-Napa Valley-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$35.93-A big nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color. A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spices on long finish.  Still a baby, good now and will be better in a few years.          RP-95          WS-92          WE-93          CR-91         Good with meats, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Winery Los Toneles Inv N B-70417-Tonel 78-Barrel Select-Malbec-Bonarda-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$12.11-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied blend, with black cherry, plum, rustic spice on finish, a good value.          RP-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta..                  […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                        Proemio Wines-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Grenache-Grand Reserve-Winemaker’s Selection-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium bodied red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, licorice and spice on finish, very good.          WS-90         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                       Browne Family Vineyards-Heritage-Cabernet […]

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Red Car Wine Co Update

  Be the first to taste our *New Release* Estate wines! To kick off the first day of fall and celebrate the fellowship of harvest in stunning Sonoma County, please join us for an epic afternoon at our founder’s home in the Alexander Valley: New Release Estate wines Red Car magnums and library wines Delicious […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                            Yates Family Vineyard-Napa Redwoods Estate-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2013-15.1% Alcohol-$57.00-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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                 Robert Biale Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Palisades Vineyard-Calistoga-Napa Valley-California-2012-15.5% Alcohol-$49.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, in a good drinking zone.            RP-89          WS-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.            […]

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Ribera Y Rueda

  Crisp Verdejo wines from Rueda are perfect partners for summer When days are sun-soaked with soaring temperatures, crisp and cool flavors in the glass and on the plate reign supreme. When it comes to the glass, light, chilled wines with mouthwatering acidity and vibrant fruit flavors, such as citrus, green apple, and ripe peaches, […]

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