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                           Noviello Vineyards, LLC-Brava-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Red Mountain-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$23.52-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish, was a very good QPR.          RP-92+          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             Symington Family […]

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               Tensley Wine Inc.-Syrah-Colson Canyon Vineyard-Santa Barbara County-California-2017-15.0% Alcohol-$38.96-A nose of blooding dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice on finish, a great QPR.          WS-95          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                       Quinta and Vineyard Bottlers Vinhos S.A.-Fonseca Guimaraens-Bin […]

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Your Port Adenture

CAN WINE BE SUSTAINABLE? PORTO PROTOCOL’S DOCUMENTARY EXPLORES Porto Protocol Announces Second Documentary: "Seeding the Future" The Porto Protocol, a leading organization in sustainability within the wine industry, has exciting news to share. They’ve announced the release of their second documentary, "Seeding the Future." This documentary promises to delve into the innovative solutions and collaborative […]

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                   Chad Wine Co-Private Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.9% Alcohol-$33.00-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry and dusty spice on finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                Quinta and Vineyard Bottlers Vinhos S.A.-Fonseca Guimaraens-Bin No 27-Porto-Finest Reserve-NV-20.0% Alcohol-$14.71-A nose […]

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Your Port Adventure Update

TAYLOR FLADGATE PORTS SHINE IN TOP 100 WINES OF PORTUGAL Step into the world of exceptional Portuguese wines as James Suckling unveils the prestigious Top 100 Wines of Portugal for 2023. Among the distinguished selections, the timeless artistry of Taylor Fladgate takes center stage, showcasing the rich heritage and unparalleled craftsmanship that have made them […]

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Santa Margherita-Pinot Grigio-Alto Adige-Italy-2022-12.5 % Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of apple and citrus, straw in color.  A  light to medium bodied white, with apple,  lemon and some acidity and spice on finish.          NR          CR-86          Good with seafood, salads, cheeses.                               Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Warrior-Finest Reserve-Porto-Portugal-NV-20.00% Alcohol-12.99-A ripe nose of spice and dark fruit, very dark, blackish in color.  […]

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              Vineyard 29-CRU-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2010-14.8% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, tar and spice on finish, a good value, drink now.          RP-93          WS-85          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                    Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Warrior-Finest Reserve-Porto-Portugal-NV-20.00% Alcohol-12.99-A ripe […]

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                                            Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel-Mourvedre-Petit Sirah-Alicante Bouschet-Bedrock Vineyard-Sonoma County-Sonoma Valley-2018-14.7% Alcohol-$39.83-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin blend, with black raspberry, licorice and spice on long finish.          WS-95          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                   Quinta and Vineyard Bottlers Vinhos S.A.-Taylor Fladgate-Fine Ruby Porto-Portugal-NV-20% […]

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                       Earl Chassy-Mas De Boislauzon-Les Deux Chenes-Chateauneuf Du Pape-Grenache-Mourvedre-France-2017-15.0% Alcohol-$49.99-A nose of some cherry and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied CDP, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish.          RP-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.                   Quinta De Roriz Vinhos S.A.-Vintage Porto-Portugal-1999-20.0% Alcohol-28.99-A nose of dark […]

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                        Patrizia Lamborghini-Campoleone-Sangiovese-Merlot-Umbria-Italy-2005-13.5% Alcohol-$26.77-A nose of muted red fruit, brickish in color.  A medium to full bodied with black cherry, some licorice and spice on finish, past it’s prime.          RP-92          WS-90          WE-93          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Quinta and Vineyard Bottlers Vinhos S.A.-Fonseca Guimaraens-Bin No 27-Porto-Finest Reserve-NV-20.0% Alcohol-$14.71-A nose of sweet dark fruit […]

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