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  Duckhorn Wine Company-Decoy-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-California-2015-13.9% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of some black cherry, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry,  raspberry, licorice and some spice on finish, average at best.          WS-90          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pizza.                      Moonridge Vineyard-Korbin Kameron-Cabernet Sauvignon-Moon Mountain District-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.6% Alcohol-$29.99-A very distinct nose blue […]

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Fulcrum Wines Update

  Dear Friends, We are pleased to announce the Pre-Release of our amazing 2016 wines! We are unveiling our first five Pinot Noirs from 2016 vintage (including our new Wildcat Mountain Pinot Noir), as well as our 2016 Durell Vineyard Chardonnay. If I had to compare the 2016 wines to the 2015, I would say […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Finca Abril S.A.-Rapsodia-Malbec-Reserva-La Consulta Vineyard-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A brooding nose of dark fruits and spice, dark, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied red, with blueberry, cassis, chocolate and white pepper on finish, a bit rough.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Angry Bunch Wines-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$22.00-A nose of black cherry and […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Joseph Carr-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, an average value.          RP-83          WS-86          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Artezin Wines-Zinfandel-Petit Sirah-Old Vine-Mendocino County-California-2016-14.5% […]

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    Carving Board Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Buellton-California-2014-13.8% Alcohol-$14.03-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cigar and spice on disjointed finish.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken. pasta.         Kendall-Jackson Vineyards & Winery-Vintner’s Reserve-Chardonnay-Santa Rosa-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of citrus […]

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Yates Family Vineyard Update

  Hello Wine Club Member! We are excited to begin gearing up to send out our Spring Wine Club Shipment, coming your way the week of April 30th. Since our 2015 vintage was in high quality but low quantity, we held back some wine and cellared it for you. So, you will be receiving one […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

             Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2014-15.1% Alcohol-$31.00-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 ver good  Zinfandel, a great value.           RP-92-94          WS-93           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Steltzner Vineyards-Richard Steltzner-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Estate-Stags Leap District-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Reserve Cab, with blackberry, black cherry, cassis, some bacon and spice, not as good as last time tried, a bit rough.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   […]

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    Michael David Winery-Seven Deadly Red-Unknown grapes-Lodi-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$13.99-A  nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black purple in color.  A medium full bodied red blend, with blueberry, black cherry, some licorice and spice on finish, an average blend.          WS-83          WE-91          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Bodegas Eguia, S.L.-Kirkland Signature-Rioja-Reserva-Tempranillo-Spain-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Raymond Vineyards-Reserve Selection-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petite Sirah-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of rich dark fruits, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied and smooth Napa Cab, with blackberry, and black cherry, currants, chocolate spice finish.   A  good and classic Cab.           RP-92          WS-90          WE-90           CR-90           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                  […]

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