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Dominio De Eguren-Codice-Vino De La Tierra De Castilla-Tempranillo-Spain-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$8.15-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, currants, some vanilla and spice on finish, a very good QPR.          WS-88          WE-89 (#36 Top Best Buy 2019)          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    […]

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Goldschmidt Vineyards-Katherine Goldschmidt-Cabernet Sauvignon-Stonemason Hill-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$19.24-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Cab with blackberries and cassis, some spice on a bit disjointed finish.          NR          CR-84           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                            Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro Vera-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$7.13-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, […]

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Rioja Wine Update

Virtual Rioja Crianza Wine Tasting Friday at 4pm PST on IG. Join award-winning, best-selling author of The Wine Bible, Karen MacNeil this Friday for a live tasting of Rioja wines as Karen continues with her on line wine tasting series while #socialdistancing. RIOJA CRIANZA TASTING FRIDAY, MARCH 27 @ 4PM PST / 7PM EST Tune […]

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                            Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$35.00-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied, delicious Merlot, yes it’s a Merlot, 100%, cassis, raspberry, velvet favors, mocha, with a long finish, very good every year.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                             Abadia Retuerta […]

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                                    Bodegas Elias Moro, S.L.-Elias Mora-Vinas-Crianza-Tempranillo-Spain-2014-15.0% Alcohol-$18.90-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, tar and licorice, with a spicy but dry finish.             WE-91           CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                            Baer Winery-Callisto-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.6% Alcohol-$19.88-A nose of dark fruits and […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Bodegas Emilio Moro S.L.-Finca Resalso-Tinto Fino (Tempranillo)-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, cassis, some smoke and spice on finish, a good QPR.          RP-88          WS-84          WE-84         CR-87         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                           Michael David Winery-Seven Deadly Red-Zinfandel-Petite […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                    Lava Vine Vineyards-Syrah-Lava Vine Vineyards-Knights Valley-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$31.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, smoke and chocolate with a spiced finish.  In a good drinking zone, needs a short decant.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                        Bodegas […]

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Rioja Wine Update

¡Hola! Join us for an exciting year ahead and participate in helping us curate the best updates from Rioja to your inbox. We want to ensure you are receiving content from Rioja that is interesting and relevant to you. If you’d like to stay connected, please take a moment to choose which types of communications […]

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Ribera y Rueda Update

SUPER WINE PAIRINGS FOR THE SUPER BOWL Move over beer, 2020 is the year of wine and football. Why, you ask? We’ll give you three good reasons. 1. Nothing beats a soul-warming glass of red wine on a blustery day. 2. Nothing beats a crisp glass of white wine to refresh your vocal chords for […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                      Linne Calodo Cellars-Problem Child-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2012-15.3% Alcohol-$58.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied Zin blend with black cherry, cassis, licorice and a  spiced finish.          RP-93          WS-90          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cheste-Agraria-L’Bella-Brut-Sparkling Wine-Valencia-Spain-NV-11.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some citrus and spice, straw in color.  […]

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