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Riedel Wine Tasting Seminar Saturday, November 10 from 11am-1pm Sebastopol, California Experience the impact that shape and size of a wine glass has as we taste through cool-climate Red Car Pinot Noir, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon in differently shaped Riedel – The Wine Glass Company wine glasses. Join us on Saturday, November 10 from 11am-1pm […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                            Amour Prive-Hommage-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Rive Gauche-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.4% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of Boudreaux style fruit, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and dust on spiced finish,  a short decant is needed, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                           Bogle Vineyards-Zinfandel-Old Vine-California-2016-14.5% […]

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                   Loring Wine Company LLC-Pinot Noir-Gary’s Vineyard-Santa Lucia Highlands-2013-14.3% Alcohol-$43.98-A nose of black cherry and spices, medium ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, some Dr. Pepper and spices on finish, expected more from this vineyard.          RP-88-91         WS-91          WE-93          CR-89         Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          DC Flynt MW […]

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       Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 630-Zinfandel-Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$11.05-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, raspberry, tea and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Spoken Barrel-#42-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of muted […]

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Siduri Wines

THE WINES OUR STORY WINE CLUB Winemaker Adam Lee captured this great shot of the John Sebastiano Vineyard early one foggy September morning.  "Morning workout – climbing the foggy hills of the John Sebastiano Vineyard whole sampling Pinot Noir for Siduri Wines."  Follow us on Instagram for the latest and greatest updates! Staff Favorite Kieran’s […]

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                                                            Heritage Vineyards-Encore-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$11.95-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some cocoa and spice on finish, your average red.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           Bodegas Santa Julia-Reserva-Mountain Blend-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Valle de Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$9.98-A nose of some dark fruits […]

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                              Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Petite Sirah-Alicante Bouschet-Sonoma County-California-2014-15.1% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors, jammy with a long finish.   A very good  Zinfandel, a great value.           WS-91           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                  Veramonte-Red Blend-Cabernet […]

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                                 Altamura Vineyards & Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2004-$65.00-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark brick garnet in color.   A full bodied aged but still vibrant Cab, with blackberry, black currants, tar and spices on still very long finish.   A delicious bottle of wine.          RP-94          WS-93          CR-95          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.         Two Corks bonus. Michael […]

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           Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 534-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$16.15-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, dust and spice on finish, a very good value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats,chicken, pasta. TR Wines-MasterChef-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$14.00-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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Onesta Wines

20% Discount, Delicious Red Wines & Fall Weather Celebrate life with wines that feed the soul. Friends, Every season has its beauty, and in the wine industry, fall is a favorite. With the grapes ripening on the vine, the foliage turning to gold, and cooler nights keeping warm around a fire, it all adds up […]

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