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Proviva S.R.L.-Chakana-Estate Selection-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with dark berries, plum, chocolate and spice on finish,  easy drinking.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Three Thieves Wine-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some muted fruit and spice, […]

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Fantesca Estate & Winery Update

  We’re reaching out to you during a peculiar time for the Napa Valley Community. While the immediate dangers of recent wildfires are behind us, the damage done to families and businesses in the area is still visible. In an effort to offer relief funding and support affected communities, we have decided to donate 25 […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

            Vina Dona Paula S.A.-Estate-Malbec-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.3% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, dust and spice on finish, average at best.          RP-90          WS-85          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                    Tuck Beckstoffer Wines- […]

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Flaunt Wine Company Update

  Are you ready to Flaunt? Introducing Flaunt Brut from Sonoma County photo by The Housewrighter Please visit the website to place your order. Visit Website Thanks for your interest in Flaunt Wine Company. I’ve been working on this project for a long time and I am thrilled to finally be sharing it with you. […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

              SLO Down Wines-Sexual Chocolate-Syrah-Malbec-Napa-California-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$20.96-A nose of dark fruit and chocolate, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, concentrated juice, with lots of chocolate and spice on finish, an interesting wine and label.          WE-88         CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Russian River Valley-California-2012-14.6% Alcohol–$64.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.   A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, dust and spice on finish, in a great drinking zone.          RP-93          WS-92          CR-92          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.                          Rebel Wine-The Show-Cabernet […]

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Rocket Science Update

Many of you are asking what you can do to help us bounce back from the wildfires, and the short answer is: buy Napa wine. Most local businesses reopened this week, but our beautiful valley is a ghost town during what’s normally peak season for visitors. If you can’t come see us, you can still […]

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West Coast Wine Event

    Got Pinot?  We do! Pinot Days San Francisco, November 11th What do you get when you cross a fall day, a sparkly bayside city, and a couple hundred amazing pinots? You get serious fun, or as we like to call it, Pinot Days San Francisco. Come fall in love with the noble grape […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Shooting Gallery Wines-Locations 4-CA-Petite Sirah-Barbera-Tempranillo-Syrah-Grenache-California-NV-15.5% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, raspberry, kirsch, smoke and spice on finish, just missing something to make it great.          RP-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         Proviva S.R.L.-Chakana-Estate […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      William Hill Estate Winery-Merlot-Central Coast-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish, easy drinking.          WS-87          WE-86          CR-88          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                    R.E. 50/42811-Altovinum-Evodia-Old Vines-Grenache-Syrah-Calatayud-Spain-2015-15.0% Alcohol–$9.99-A nose of […]

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