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Clay Pigeon-Weirdo Wine-Syrah-Rogue Valley-Oregon-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$19.00-A muted nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, tar and spice on long finish, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 540-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$10.20-A nose of some […]

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      Chad Wine Co-Pinot Noir-Willamette Valley-Oregon-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of some cherry and some spice, medium ruby in color.  A light to medium bodied red, with some cherry, raspberry, finish is a bit thin, average at best.          NR          CR-84          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                                       Winery No-A-70024-Matias Riccetti-Hey Malbec-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5%-$15.96-A nose of some dark […]

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  Beringer Vineyards-Quantum-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Knights Valley-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet on color.  A medium to full bodied red with blackcurrants’, plum, chocolate and spice on finish, a solid wine.          RP-87          WS-88          WE-90          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.               Chehalem-Three […]

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                           Murphy-Goode Winery-Homefront Red-Merlot-Petite Sirah-Zinfnadel-California-2011-13.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WE-85          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                         Sokol Blosser Winery-Evolution-18 Edition-Sémillon-Riesling-Müller-Thurgau-Pinot Gris-Gewürztraminer- Muscat-Chardonnay-Oregon-NV-12.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of […]

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                       Boedga INV No B-73235-Puerto Ancona S.A.-Tikal-Patriota-Malbcec-Bonarda-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-13.8% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, plum, chocolate and spices on long finish.  A big wine, a good value.          RP-89         WS-91 (WS #45 Top 2014)          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.        […]

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    Shea Wine Cellars-Pinot Noir-Shea Vineyard-Willamette Valley-Oregon-2010-$33.31-A classic Pinot nose of dark fruit and earth and spice, dark ruby in color.   A medium to full bodied Pinot Noir, black cherry, raspberry, spices on finish , a solid and well valued Pinot.          RP-90          WS-91          CR-90          Good with chicken, meats, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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                                    Lenne-Pinot Noir-Yamhill Carlton-Oregon-2011-13.5% Alcohol-$31.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, berry, tea and spices on finish, very good.          RP-89          WS-90          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.                        Cantine Cavalierino SI-852-Chiccheio-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Montepulciano-Toscana-Italy-2010-13.5% […]

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Sokol Blosser Update

  Sokol Blosser Becomes B Corp Certified Wow. We are so thrilled to share our news with you today. Sokol Blosser Winery is now B Corp Certified. With every vintage, our goal is to produce the highest quality and best wine that reflects that year’s growing season and our hillside vineyard location.  We also want […]

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Sokol Blosser Winery Update

  A Very Merry Snowball Fight Featuring Sokol Blosser Winery Happy Holidays! From Your Sokol Blosser Winery Team: Alex Sokol Blosser, Winemaker & Second Generation Winegrower Alison Sokol Blosser, CEO & Second Generation Winegrower Mariano Oliver, Global Brand Ambassador Sara Manucy, Brand Ambassador Lee Medina, Brand Ambassador The Nose and the Flashlight First Edition Coming […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                              Fiancetto Wine Co.-Franciscan Loam-Cabernet Sauvignon-Spring Mountain District-Napa Valley-2009-14.5% Alcohol-$29.00-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, currants, some cocoa and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                  Purple Hands Wine-Pinot Noir-Stoller […]

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