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Cameron Hughes Wines Update

 

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                 Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$38.88-A nose of dark fruit and dark coffee, dark purple in color.  A big full bodied and now very smooth red, with blackberry, black cherry, black currants, chocolate and spice on long finish.  Drinking great now, still a few years of life left.          RP-92           WS-91           […]

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    Lava Vine Vineyards-Grenache-Napa Valley-Calistoga-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$33.75-A nose of dark fruits and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, raspberry, light brown sugar with spices on smooth finish.  An easy drinking red.          NR         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Bodegas Atalaya-Laya-Garnacha Tintorera-Monastrell-Almansa-Spain-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$7.19-A nose of some dark […]

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East Coast Wine Event

    Ridge Vineyards Wine Seminar and Tasting – 9/21 at City Winery New York City Starts: 7:00pm Ends: 9:00pm (Estimated End Time) Tickets General Admission $150.00 Qty: buy tickets Share About: Join us as we welcome Ridge Vineyards! You’ll be guided through a phenomenal flight of some of the most delicious wines in a […]

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        Banshee Wines-Mordecai-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Napa-California-2014-14.4 Alcohol-$19.97-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, licorice and spicy finish, very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Heritage Ruby Porto-Portugal-NV-19.0% Alcohol-10.99-A ripe nose of […]

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  Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2010-14.7% Alcohol-$50.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black currants, rich and layered, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.  A delicious bottle of wine, drink now.          WE-91         CR-91          Good with […]

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    SLO DOWN Wines-Stand Out-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Napa-California-2013-14.8% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of bold fruit and spices, dark purple in color. A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice box on long finish, a very good value.  Cool label.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   Concha Y Toro-Casillero del Diablo-Reserva […]

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Sine Qua Non Update

  Dear Wine Lover~         It is with sadness, distinct trepidation, annoyance and even downright disgust that we have to send you this miserable notice. But – as hard as it may seem to understand – it is the right thing to do because we should at least keep you updated and in the loop. […]

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Yates Family Vineyard Update

  Join Us for our Harvest Celebration and Pig Roast RSVP Now, Space is Limited! As Farmers, we judge time by the crop: bud break, bloom, berry set, veraison, etc…Since we are into veraison (grapes are turning purple), we know Harvest is around the corner and so is our Annual Harvest Party! Please join us […]

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                        Linne Calodo Cellars-Problem Child-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2011-15.8% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of bold dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Zin blend, with black cherry, blackberry and layers of spice on finish, not as amazing as previous vintages but still very good..           RP-94           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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