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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                                 Bodegas Los Frailes-G-11-Cabernet Sauvignon-Organic-Valley des Alforins-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$11.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, some cocoa and spice on finish.          WE-91          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Mark Herold Wines-Collide-Carignan-Petite Sirah-Tempranillo-Graciano-Napa-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of bold dark fruits and […]

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West Coast Wine Event

Riedel Wine Tasting Seminar Saturday, November 10 from 11am-1pm Sebastopol, California Experience the impact that shape and size of a wine glass has as we taste through cool-climate Red Car Pinot Noir, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon in differently shaped Riedel – The Wine Glass Company wine glasses. Join us on Saturday, November 10 from 11am-1pm […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                                AZ. AGR. Marchetti Sergio-Fossacolle-Brunello Di Montalcino-Italy-2006-15.0% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, red licorice and spcie on finish, very good, drink now.          RP-93          WS-89          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Warrior-Finest Reserve-Porto-Portugal-NV-20.00% […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                            Amour Prive-Hommage-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Rive Gauche-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.4% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of Boudreaux style fruit, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and dust on spiced finish,  a short decant is needed, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                           Bogle Vineyards-Zinfandel-Old Vine-California-2016-14.5% […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                Bodegas Y Vinedos La Esperanza S.A.-Finca El Origen-Reserva Estate-Malbec-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.2% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spice in finish, a good value.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             Finca Abril S.A.-Rapsodia-Malbec-Reserva-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.4% […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                   Loring Wine Company LLC-Pinot Noir-Gary’s Vineyard-Santa Lucia Highlands-2013-14.3% Alcohol-$43.98-A nose of black cherry and spices, medium ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, some Dr. Pepper and spices on finish, expected more from this vineyard.          RP-88-91         WS-91          WE-93          CR-89         Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          DC Flynt MW […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                Feudi Di San Gregorio Aziende Agricole S.P.A.-Piano Di Montevergine-Taurasi-Italy-2001-14.0% Alcohol-$34.25-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, dust and spices on very long finish.  Was delicious, drink now after a short decant.          WE-93          CR-95          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks Bonus- […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

       Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 630-Zinfandel-Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$11.05-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, raspberry, tea and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Spoken Barrel-#42-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of muted […]

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Siduri Wines

THE WINES OUR STORY WINE CLUB Winemaker Adam Lee captured this great shot of the John Sebastiano Vineyard early one foggy September morning.  "Morning workout – climbing the foggy hills of the John Sebastiano Vineyard whole sampling Pinot Noir for Siduri Wines."  Follow us on Instagram for the latest and greatest updates! Staff Favorite Kieran’s […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                                            Heritage Vineyards-Encore-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$11.95-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some cocoa and spice on finish, your average red.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           Bodegas Santa Julia-Reserva-Mountain Blend-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Valle de Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$9.98-A nose of some dark fruits […]

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