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                        Linne Calodo Cellars-Booker Red-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2011-15.9% Alcohol-$74.00-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red Rhone blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and smoke on finish.  Needs a short decant, a big and delicious wine, grapes from famous Booker vineyard.           RP-95          CR-95           Good with steak, […]

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                                Robert Biale Vineyards-Desert Wine-Petite Sirah-Napa Valley-California-2016-19.0% Alcohol-$61.20-A nose of sweet dark fruits and spice, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied desert wine, with blueberry, black cherry, chocolate and spices on long finish, very good, still a baby.          NR          CR-92          Good with deserts, ice cream.                                     Lloyd Cellars-Prescription-Chardonnay-Clarksburg-California-2016-14.8% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of citrus […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                           Robert Biale Vineyards-Basic Black-Syrah-Grenache-Petite Sirah-Carignane-Zinfnadel-Alicante Bouschet-Tempranillo-Sonoma County-California-2014-15.4% Alcohol-$45.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, needs a short decant.            WS-90          WE-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.                             Bodegas Y Vinedos Del […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

              INV B-72564-Marcelo Pelleriti Wines S.A.-Felepe Staiti-Vertigo-Malbec-Syrah-Valle Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of muted dark fruits and some spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, better than last time, a big and full wine.          NR         CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                             Ravenswood Winery-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Lodi-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$16.00-A nose of dark cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium bodied Zin, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                 Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 652-Petite Sirah-Red Hills-Lake County-California-2016-15.4% Alcohol-$12.75-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.0% Alcohol-$9.19-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, some chocolate and spice on finish, a good QPR.         RP-89          WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                 Nota Bene Cellars LTD.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petit Verdot-Arianses Vineyard-Wahluke Slope-Washington State-2013-14.19% Alcohol-$18.93-A […]

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Martinelli Winery Update

Limited Release Offering We are excited to announce the release of our 2018 Rosé of Pinot Noir! Springtime and summer afternoons are particularly well suited to this wine. You will find that it goes with a myriad of cuisines, but is equally enjoyable for sipping on its own.  We have a mere 115 cases available, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                        Ancient Peaks Winery-Zinfandel-Santa Margarita Ranch-Paso Robles-California-2015-14.6% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blackberry, black cherry, some herbs, spice on finish, a good Zin.          WS-90          WE-87          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        Forth Vineyards-All Boys-Dry Creek Valley-Cabernet Sauvignon-Sonoma County-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$24.00-A nose of […]

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West Coast Wine Event

THE WINES OUR STORY WINE CLUB UPCOMING EVENTS Trilogy Tasting – Verticals! Siduri Winery Saturday, May 4th: 12pm – 3pm Join the SIDURI crew at our Warehouse Winery on May 4th for a complimentary Trilogy tasting. Vertical pourings of a handful of outstanding Pinot Noirs and Syrah will be available for tasting and purchase. Please […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                            Beran & Steorra Wines-Zinfandel-Napa Valley-California-2012-15.4% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, very good.          WS-88          CR-90          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Browne Family Vineyards-Heritage-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Petite Sirah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of dark […]

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