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                          Pomum Cellars, LLC-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, blueberry, licorice and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Valdez Family Winery-Ulises […]

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                               Black Kite Cellars-Kite’s Rest-Pinot Noir-Anderson Valley-California-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$35.27-A nose of some cherry and some spice, dark ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blueberry, cola and spice on finish, was very good.          WS-92          CR-91          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.                     […]

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    Duckhorn Wine Company-Decoy-Sauvignon-Sonoma County-California-2015-13.9% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, some licorice and some spice on finish, your average Cab.           WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                       Bixby Creek Bridge-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Titus Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.9% Alcohol-$32.80-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied reserve red, with blackberry, blueberry, chocolate and spiced on long finish.  Still has lots of life left, was very good.          WS-91          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                       […]

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      Bodegas El Nido S.L.-Clio-Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2014-15.5% Alcohol-$34.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice, chocolate, spices on very long finish.  A fantastic wine.          RP-91          WS-92          CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.           […]

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    Ego Bodegas R.E.-Fuerza-Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, licorice and spices on long finish  A very good QPR.          WS-90          WE-85          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         Juggernaut Wine Co.-Hillside-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sierra […]

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Red Car Wine Co

      PRE-RELEASE ON SELECT WINES – LIMITED TIME ONLY We’re excited to share our 2015 scores from The Wine Advocate‘s 236 April issue with you! Uncharacteristic weather led to a challenging year in the vineyards that resulted in wines with fantastic depth and intensity. A truly standout vintage! Check them out below: 2015 […]

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Siduri Wines Update

THE WINES OUR STORY WINE CLUB 2015 SIDURI Soberanes Vineyard Pinot Noir Medium ruby-purple in color, the 2015 Pinot Noir Soberanes Vineyard has notes of crushed black cherries, black raspberries and mulberries with hints of dusty earth and Provence herbs. The medium-bodied palate contributes a lovely perfume to the black and red fruits, supported by […]

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Robert Biale Vineyards Update

Spotlighting Auction Napa Valley "Sponsored by the Napa Valley Vintners and founded in 1981 by a small group of winery owners, including Robert and Margrit Mondavi, Auction Napa Valley has become the world’s most celebrated charity wine event. Auction Napa Valley combines Napa Valley wine, the region’s iconic scenery, vintner hospitality, creative culinary expressions and […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    La Rioja Alta, S.A.-Vina Arana-Reserva-Tempranillo-Mazuelo-Labastida-Spain-2009-13.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red bland, with cherry, currant, coffee and white pepper on finish, just average.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Whitehall Lane Winery-Vintner’s Mark 3-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$18.96-A nose of dark […]

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