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Archive | Wines by Region

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

        Hawk and Horse Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Red Hills-Lake County-California-2014-14.1% Alcohol-$29.75-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blueberry, blackberry, chocolate and spice on long finish, need  a short decant.          WE-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.    Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 735-Cabernet Sauvignon-Santa Barbara County-California-2018-14.5% […]

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                               Turley Wine Cellars-Zinfandel-Amadeo’s Vineyard-Paso Robles-California-2016-15.2% Alcohol-$22.50-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, a very delicious Zin.          RP-93          CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Establecimiento NoB 73364-Pampa-Family Reserve-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.2% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruit […]

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Truchard Vineyards Update

Announcing the Release of our 2017 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon The 2021 Harvest has begun at the Truchard Estate and it is always a magical time.  However, as exciting as it is it is also incredibly hectic! One fateful day during our 1993 harvest, the course of our Cabernet grapes changed forever and our Reserve Cabernet […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                 Bodegas Olarra S.A.-Summa-Reserva-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Mazuelo-Graciano-Rioja-Spain-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$19.85-A nose of some funk and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Rioja blend, with black cherry,  vanilla and some spice on a bit disjointed finish.          WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                 Votto Estate Selections-Hidden Vines-Bine 1623-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                    Robert Biale Vineyards-Royal Punishers-Petite Sirah-Rutherford-Napa Valley-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$45.00-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 young, decant.          RP-86          WS-91          WE-91          CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                   Claar Cellars-Winemaker’s Bloc-Estate-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-White Bluffs-Columbia […]

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Peachy Canyon Update

33 YEARS LATER A few years ago, we made our special 30th Anniversary wine to commemorate the memories made over three decades as a family winery. Its been 33 years now and we recently opened a bottle to celebrate the Second-Generation of the winery and the growth that has come with ‘Peachy 2.0’. 30TH ANNIVERSARY […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel-Papera Ranch-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2017-15.0% Alcohol-$43.75-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color. A full bodied red, with black cherry, smokey pepper and spice on long finish, still young, decant.          RP-94          WS-94          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Faust-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.9% Alcohol-$41.25-A nose of some dark fruit and […]

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Aperture Cellars Update

Pictured above: The Aperture hospitality space featuring the Estate 1912 Blend. Photography by Joe Fletcher. THE FALL RELEASE Opens Next Week on Tuesday, September 14th Preview Your Offering The Aperture Fall Release will open on Tuesday, September 14th. As an Aperture mailing list member, you will receive an email providing you with exclusive access to […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                            Linne Calodo Cellars-Overthinker-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.7% Alcohol-$88.00-A nose of sweet dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied GSM blend with currants, raspberry, plum, spice box on finish, drink now or hold.          NR        CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.               Cameron Hughes Wine-CAM Collection-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2018-14.1% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of dark […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                  Linne Calodo Cellars-In My Dreams-Tempranillo-Grenache-Mourvedre-Tannat-Willow Creek District-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.8% Alcohol-$75.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry liquor and spices on long finish.          RP-94          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                        Bodegas Tobia, S.L.-Oscar Tobia-Vinedos De Altura-Vin […]

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