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Siduri Wines Update

THE WINES OUR STORY WINE CLUB Saturday, August 18th is National Pinot Noir Day! Join Siduri Wines in celebrating this wonderful, temperamental little grape. Nobody loves Pinot more than we do, so in honor of this day, we’re excited to offer $10 2-day shipping when you buy 6 bottles or more. Sale lasts through Sunday […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                      Robert Biale Vineyards-Royal Punishers-Petite Sirah-Rutherford-Napa Valley-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$35.93-A big nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color. A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spices on long finish.  Still a baby, good now and will be better in a few years.          RP-95          WS-92          WE-93          CR-91         Good with meats, […]

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                        Proemio Wines-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Grenache-Grand Reserve-Winemaker’s Selection-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium bodied red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, licorice and spice on finish, very good.          WS-90         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                       Browne Family Vineyards-Heritage-Cabernet […]

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Red Car Wine Co Update

  Be the first to taste our *New Release* Estate wines! To kick off the first day of fall and celebrate the fellowship of harvest in stunning Sonoma County, please join us for an epic afternoon at our founder’s home in the Alexander Valley: New Release Estate wines Red Car magnums and library wines Delicious […]

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                                            Yates Family Vineyard-Napa Redwoods Estate-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2013-15.1% Alcohol-$57.00-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.  A still very young Cab which is excellent now but will only improve with age, […]

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                                 Robert Biale Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Palisades Vineyard-Calistoga-Napa Valley-California-2012-15.5% 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-89          WS-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.            […]

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                              Alante Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Roman’s Vintage-Napa Valley-California-2007-15.4% Alcohol-$49.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied red with blackberry, blueberry, some chocolate and spies on long finish, still need a short decant, was very good.          RP-92          CR-92          Good with steaks, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.           […]

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  Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2015-13.7% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab with blackberry, black cherry, some cocoa and spice on finish, a decent value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                   Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$9.19-A […]

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                                     Produit Et Embouteille Par-Qunita Nova De Nossa Do Carmo, S.A.-Touriga Nacional-Touriga Franca-Tinta Roriz-Tinto Cao-Unoaked-Douro-Portugal-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$17.49-A nose of some fruits and spice, garnet in color.  A medium bodied red blend, with cherry, raspberry, herbs and some spice on finish, some better buys exist.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.      Initial […]

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                                        Francis Ford Coppola Winery-Vendetta-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Mendocino County-Monterey County-California-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, better than expected.          WE-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Nexus Bodegas S.L.-Nexus One-Tempranillo-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A […]

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