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Yates Family Vineyard Update

  Hello Wine Club Member! We are excited to begin gearing up to send out our Spring Wine Club Shipment, coming your way the week of April 30th. Since our 2015 vintage was in high quality but low quantity, we held back some wine and cellared it for you. So, you will be receiving one […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                          Inv B-72460-Black Cabra-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$8.45-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, coffee and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$10.39-A nose of some […]

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Wine Scholar Guild Update

  8 reasons to study Bordeaux 1. It’s possible to find terroir-driven wines, around $25. Click here to see 5 examples. 2. Bordeaux is France’s largest quality wine region and largest producer of AOC wine. 3. The quality of its vintages drives the fine wine market globally. 4. Bordeaux’s rich history, commercial significance, mercantile mindset, […]

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             Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2014-15.1% Alcohol-$31.00-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors, jammy with a long finish.   A ver good  Zinfandel, a great value.           RP-92-94          WS-93           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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    Bodega Catena Zapata-Malbec-Lunlunta-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$15.88-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on finish,  good not great.          RP-89          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                         Finca Villacreces S.L.-Tinto Fino-Tempranillo-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2009-14.0% […]

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    Steltzner Vineyards-Richard Steltzner-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Estate-Stags Leap District-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Reserve Cab, with blackberry, black cherry, cassis, some bacon and spice, not as good as last time tried, a bit rough.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   […]

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    Michael David Winery-Seven Deadly Red-Unknown grapes-Lodi-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$13.99-A  nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black purple in color.  A medium full bodied red blend, with blueberry, black cherry, some licorice and spice on finish, an average blend.          WS-83          WE-91          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Bodegas Eguia, S.L.-Kirkland Signature-Rioja-Reserva-Tempranillo-Spain-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose […]

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Raymond Vineyards-Reserve Selection-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petite Sirah-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of rich dark fruits, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied and smooth Napa Cab, with blackberry, and black cherry, currants, chocolate spice finish.   A  good and classic Cab.           RP-92          WS-90          WE-90           CR-90           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                  […]

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                            Beringer Vineyards-Quantum-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petite Sirah-Petite Verdot-Nada Valley-California-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$41.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet on color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, raspberry, cinnamon stick and spice on finish, a good blend, drink now.          RP-92          WS-92          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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    Bodega No A71661-Vinedos Casa De Uco SA-El Salvaje-Malbec-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.2% Alochol-$17.00-A nose of some dark fruit, perfume and some funk, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, licorice and spice on disjointed finish.  Much better values out there.          NR          CR-83          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     […]

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