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Upchurch Vineyard Update

A Sneak Preview One week from today we kick off our 12 Days of Giving. Each day December 1-12 we’ll feature a gift from a unique collection of wines and UV experiences. Score some limited availability library wines, a private virtual tasting experience with Chris Upchurch, or even an afternoon alongside Winemaker Hannah Coulson to […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                        Trentadue Winery-La Storia-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2016-14.3% Alcohol-$26.99-A big rich nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black garnet in color.  A full bodied big rich Cab, with blackberry, currants, chocolate and spice on long finish, was very good.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                       Quinta and Vineyard Bottlers Vinhos […]

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Robert Biale Vineyards Update

Follow us! Preserving the legacies of Zinfandel and Petite Sirah Robert Biale Vineyards | 4038 Big Ranch Road | Napa, California 94558 | P: 707.257.7555 Robert Biale Vineyards | 4038 Big Ranch Road | Napa | CA | 94558

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Cameron Hughes Update

Dear Friends, The holidays are just around the corner! I just wanted to take a moment and share what I plan to feature at the table in the coming weeks… Lot 735 Santa Barbara Cabernet Sauvignon: Perhaps the best under-$20 Cab we’ve sourced all year, I picked this one up from one of the most […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                              Bodegas Y Vinas Dos Victorias, S.L.-Elias Mora-Tempranillo-Toro-Spain-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$38.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, tar and licorice, with a spicy but dry finish, still very good.             RP-93+          WS-95          CR-92           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                        Beringer Vineyards-The Waymaker-Syrah-Cabernet […]

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Posted in California, Red Wine, Spain0 Comments

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                                                                         Penfolds Wines-Bin 28-Kalimna-Shiraz-Australia-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied blend, with blackberry, black cherry, some chocolate and spice on finish, a good value.          RP-91          WS-92          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Bodega Amalaya-Malbec-Tannat-Petit Verdot-Salta-Argentina-2012-13.9% Alcohol-$13.25-A nose of some dark fruit and some […]

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Peachy Canyon Winery Update

Six Bottles of Westside Zinfandel $100 Six Bottles of Cirque du Vin $75 Take advantage of these deals now to stock up for your holidays, pair with a turkey, or gift to loved ones. Order Now *Offer good until 11/30. No further discounts apply. Copyright © 2020 Peachy Canyon Winery, All rights reserved. We can’t […]

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Posted in California, Red Wine0 Comments

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                 Steven Arthur Martell-Kaleidos-Osiris-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2014-14.9% Alcohol-$18.85-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and some spice on finish.          RP-90          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Ferdinand Labarthe-Font du Mirail-Grenache-Syrah-Cotes Du Rhone Villages-France-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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Posted in California, France, Red Wine0 Comments

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                   Carlisle Winery-Petite Sirah-Carlisle Vineyard-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.2% Alcohol-$28.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied  red, with blackberry, blueberry, and smoky spiced finish, needs to be decanted.   Always good every year, a great QPR.           RP-89-92          WS-91          CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                73118-Loscano Vineyards-Grand Reserve-Malbec-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$16.99-A […]

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Posted in Argentina, California, Red Wine0 Comments

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Tolaini SRL-Legit-Cabernet Sauvignon-Toscana Rosso-Italy-2013-14.0% Alcohol-$25.55-A nose of some perfumed dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, some licorice on very dry finish, found it a bit uneven.          WS-94 (WS #26 of 2019)          JS-91          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.  Juggernaut Wine Co.-Hillside-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$19.10-A huge nose […]

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