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Clarice Wine Company Update

The 2018 Vintage Is Just Around the Corner… …and the 2017 Clarice Wine Company Pinot Noirs will be bottled in less than a month! Clarice Wine Company has received unprecedented acclaim from wine writers for both our upcoming 2017 Pinot Noirs and also for our revolutionary way of building a wine community. Robert Parker’s Wine […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                    Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2012-14.7% Alcohol-$62.50-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.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.           […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                      Perimeter Winery-Black-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Mcfarland-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$8.45-A nose of some skittles and some spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and some spice on kinda fake finish.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             R.E.50/42902-Bonegas […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                              Riverain Vineyard-Syrah-Cardiac Hill Vineyard-Bennett Valley-California-2013-14.1% Alcohol-$26.25-A muted nose of some dark fruit and some spice, midnight black in color.  A full bodied very tight and young red, with blueberry, blackberry, licorice and spice on finish, needs a long decant to enjoy now.  Best to wait a few years.       RP-90          WS-91          CR-90          Good with […]

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West Coast Wine Event

  The West of West Wine Festival is Back! An unparalleled opportunity to access artisan producers and growers showcasing their wines and the diversity of this distinctive region. Venue: Occidental Center for the Arts Address: 3850 Doris Murphy Ct, Occidental, CA 95465 VIP Consumer hour: 1-2PM – $125/ticket Ask questions and taste exclusive library wines […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                                  Hardin Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$28.49-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, decent not great.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats’ chicken, pasta.                                                         Ryan Patrick Vineyards-Rock Island Red-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Merlot-Primitivo-Columbia […]

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                                      DC Flynt MW Domaines & Estates-Kirkland Signature-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$9.89-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, tar and some spice on finish, a decent value.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Vignoble Dampt-Bourgogne-Epineuil-France-2014-12.5% Alcohol-$15.00-A […]

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                                            Northstar Winery-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Walla Walla-Washington State-2013-14.4% Alcohol-$24.98-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black currants, black cherry, coffee and spice on finish, something was missing to make blend very good.          RP-92          WS-92          WE-91          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

         B-70313 Mendoza Vineyards S.A.-Luna-De Finca La Anita-Malbec-Single Vineyard-Acrelo-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.5%-$10.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some licorice and spice on a bit disjointed finish.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                            […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    DC Flynt MV Seclections-Kirkland Signature-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of cherry and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, cinnamon and spice on finish, a good value.          WS-88          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                     Vinos […]

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