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                    Linne Calodo Cellars-Perfectionist-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Paso Robles-California-2013-15.4% Alcohol-$72.00-A nose of some funk and dark fruit, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and cola fizz on finish, drink now.          RP-93          WS-92          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                      Bodegas Tobia, S.L.-Oscar Tobia-Vinedos De […]

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                                                              Robert Biale Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Palisades Vineyard-Calistoga-Napa Valley-California-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$49.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, in a good drinking zone.            RP-92+          WS-92          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus. SLO Down Wines-Sexual Chocolate-Syrah-Malbec-Napa-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$19.98-A nose […]

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Red Car Wine Co Update

The 2018 Heaven & Earth Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Click here to Acquire We are excited to share the release of 2018 Heaven & Earth Pinot Noir. Among ourselves and our followers, Heaven & Earth has been our most celebrated Pinot Noir site for nearly 15 years. Learn more about this incredible West Sonoma Coast […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                       Michael David Winery-Lust-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$44.99-A bold nose of dark fruit and spice, a Zin nose, dark black in color.  A full bodied Zin, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice, a big wine, long finish, was very good.          WS-86          WE-92          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                    Ladera Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Estate-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.6% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose […]

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Playdate Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2016-13.7% Alcohol-$36.00-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, spices vanilla on finish, pretty good not great.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   A-73337-Durigutti-Malbec-Paraaje Altamira-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black in […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 713-Merlot-Carneros-California-2017-15.2% Alcohol-$18.00-A nose of dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, a easy drinker.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    INV-K72643-UKO-Estate-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full […]

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Truchard Vineyards Update

Cave Block Cabernet Sauvignon:  Our Mysterious Treasure Caves have always held countless mysteries throughout time.  Continually shielded from the sunlight, these labyrinths have inspired imagination over time and have been homes to dragons, trolls, other mythical beings, and sometimes wine.  The caves at Truchard have been a resting place for our wines over the past […]

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Linne Calodo Update

Created from Grenache grapes picked and pressed expressly to make a perfect rosé, this wine is love at first sight with its soft glowing pink reminiscent of a summer sunset.  Poured in the glass, the aromatics draw to mind fresh strawberries awash in an ocean breeze. Both fruity and savory elements interplay on the tongue, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                       Austin Hope Winery-Quest-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Petite Sirah-Paso Robles-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some funk and spice, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum some coffee and spice on finish, just missing something to pull blend together.          WE-93          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        J. Lohr Winery-Seven Oaks-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso […]

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          Rombauer Vineyards-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Napa-California-2017-15.9% Alcohol-$31.99-A nose of sweet dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, baking spices on sweet smooth finish, alcohol held in check.          WS-88          WE-87          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.      Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 674-Field Blend-Syrah-Petite Sirah-Mendocino-California-2017-14.2% Alcohol-$10.05-A nose […]

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