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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Bodegas y Vinedos Valderiz, s.l.-Valderiz-Ribera Del Duero=Spain-2014-15.0% Alcohol-23.98-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, cassis, chocolate and spices on finish, needs a couple more years to develop.          RP-90          WS-94          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                     La Rioja […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Shooting Gallery Wines-Locations 4-CA-Petite Sirah-Barbera-Tempranillo-Syrah-Grenache-California-NV-15.5% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, raspberry, kirsch, smoke and spice on finish, just missing something to make it great.          RP-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         Proviva S.R.L.-Chakana-Estate […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      William Hill Estate Winery-Merlot-Central Coast-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish, easy drinking.          WS-87          WE-86          CR-88          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                    R.E. 50/42811-Altovinum-Evodia-Old Vines-Grenache-Syrah-Calatayud-Spain-2015-15.0% Alcohol–$9.99-A nose of […]

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Kosta Browne Wild Fires Update

    We have received many emails and calls from members concerned about Kosta Browne and we are incredibly touched by this concern.  We have also received heartbreaking calls and emails from members who are affected by these fires.  Our thoughts are with those who have lost loved ones, their homes, and businesses, as well […]

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Yates Family Vineyard Wild Fires Update

  Dear Yates Friends and Family, We want to thank you for the outpouring of support for the last 72 hours, it has been a fluid situation for all in Napa. We wanted to give you an update, we are all safe and gathering together for support. As of 6:00 pm last night we were […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                                          Federalist Vineyards-The Federalist-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spices on finish.  Better than your average Zin.          WS-84          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                           H.A. Oswald Family-Husch-Estate-Chardonnay-Mendocino-California-2013-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some […]

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Robert Biale Vineyards Wild Fires Update

    Greetings, Thank you for your concern about us amidst the ongoing wildfires impacting Napa Valley. Basically, the Biale winery is ok. Being located in the middle of the Oak Knoll District on Big Ranch Road near the Napa River, threats of fire here are less critical than those in the more rural areas.  […]

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Caldwell Vineyard Wild Fires Update

  Wednesday, October 11,  2017 @ 1:30pm Hey guys, Thank you so much for all your concern. We’re all safe and our vineyard crew is working along Cal Fire to keep the fire on the southern end of the Valley at bay. We are grateful for your support for us and beautiful Napa Valley. Resources […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$56.00-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. In a great drinking zone, delicious.          NR          CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

              Casa Vitivinicola Tinazzi srl-Opera-N3-Vinum Italicum-Nero d’Avola-Primitivo-Corvina Veronese-Vino Rosso-Veneto-Italy-NV-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, cigar, chocolate and spice on long finish.  A very interesting wine, very good, beautiful label.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          […]

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