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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                      Daou Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$26.99-A nose of dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, cassis, cocoa, and spices on finish, a solid Cab.          RP-91          WS-91          WE-87          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   Vinos Santa Ema S.A.-Reserva-Cabernet Sauvignon-Maipo Valley-Chile-2013-13.5% […]

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Kosta Browne Update

  Please join us in celebration of our 20th Anniversary! It’s been quite a journey since that first barrel of Pinot Noir in 1997. Along the way, we have been incredibly fortunate to meet so many people whose support for our wines enabled us to pursue a dream. Today, that dream continues with a restless […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                        Eagles Trace-Latitude 38-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Estate-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.3% Alcohol-$36.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full boded Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, cassis, licorice and spice on finish, very good and in a good drinking zone.          NR          CR-92           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.   […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

          Bucklin-Bambino-Zinfandel-Field Blend-Old Hill Ranch-Sonoma Valley-Sonoma County-California-2013-14.1% Alcohol-$29.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zn, with blackberry, black cherry, red licorice and spice on finish.  An easy drinking red.          WS-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                            Michael and David Phillips-Earthquake-Petite Sirah-Lodi-California-2013-15.0% […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Linne Calodo Cellars-Overthinker-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2009-15.7% Alcohol-$75.00-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 long velvet finish, layers of flavor.  A fantastic wine, still years of life left.          WS-88         CR-94          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Soc. Agr. Montalbera S.R.L.-Ruche di Castagnole Montferrato–Laccento-2011-Piedmont-Italy-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$19.98-A nose of dark fruit and some spice , dark purple in color.   A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, some chocolate and spice on finish, decant, interesting wine varietal. (a good one for the 100 century varietal list)         WS-88          CR-89          Good with […]

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Yates Family Vineyard Update

Yates Family Vineyard Open House Come on up to the vineyard and see what is going on. We will be pouring our current released wines, have small bites by caterer Eric Magnani, and grab your Spring Wine Club (details on shipment coming soon!)  Here are the details: What: Spring 2017 Pick Up Party When: Saturday, […]

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Ribera Del Duero

  SPECIAL OFFER FOR RIBERA Y RUEDA COMMUNITY Enjoy 10% off on wines from Ribera del Duero at Wine.com. Use code RIBERA at checkout. Offer ends 12/31/17. The 10% discount applies only to wines on the Wine.com/Ribera page and excludes shipping and tax. Some exclusions may apply. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

           Oak Ridge Winery-Zinfandel-Reserve-Ancient Cine-Lodi-California-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cassis, red licorice and spice on long finish, very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                                   […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                       Michael & David Phillips-Sixth Sense-Syrah-Lodi-California-2014-$16.99-A huge nose of candied dark fruit, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red, with  black licorice, mocha, juicy dark berries flavors,  easy drinking.          WS-83          CR-89          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.       Vinos Santa Ema S.A.-Reserva-Merlot-Maipo Valley-Chile-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, […]

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