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Food and Pairings GRILLED HARISSA SHRIMP FLATBREAD Fire up the grill for pizza night! Impress your guests with our flavorful flatbread that incorporates summer’s freshest herbs from mint to dill, cilantro to parsley. Even better, it’s deliciously simple for a summer evening relaxing on the patio. We developed this recipe to be an especially delightful […]

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                          Fischer Vineyards-Unity-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa County-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.7% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cocoa and spice on finish, drinking well now.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.  Casa Maguila-Cachito Mio-Tempranillo-Toro-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark […]

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                     Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Petite Sirah-Alicante Bouschet-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.3% Alcohol-$24.00-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors, jammy with a long finish.  Always good every year.           RP-88-90          WS-90          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                         Celler Joan Simo SL-Les […]

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                                         Tesa La Monja, S.L.-Almirez-Tinta De Toro-(Tempranillo)-Toro-Spain-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$18.94-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, plum,  cola and Asian spices, with a long finish.  Short decant, still very good.          RP-93           WS-90           WE-91           CR-90           Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 613-Cabernet […]

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Rioja Wine Update

Rioja Summer Contest Celebrate the longer, warmer days of summer by winning amazing prizes in our 2019 Summer Contest. All you need to do is share your favorite summer Rioja for the chance to win! Enter to Win On longer slower days the quality of Rioja can be trusted so customers can rest assured on […]

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                        Bodegas Elias Moro, S.L.U.-Elias Mora-Vinas-Tinta de Toro-Spain-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-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.           RP-87          WS-90           CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               Vina y Bodega Estampa S.A.-Fina Reserva-Family Estate-Molino de Viento Vineyard-Carmenere-Syrah-Cabernet […]

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Casa Maguila-Cachito Mio-Tempranillo-Toro-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, a good value.          RP-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                  Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 643-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paicines-Central Coast-California-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$16.15-A nose of black cherry and some […]

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Ribera Y Rueda Update

                  WIN A TRIP TO SPAIN! Wine dreams do come true! You and your wine lovin’ bestie could win a FREE trip to the beautiful Spanish wine regions of Ribera del Duero and Rueda! In partnership with NYC’s Little Spain, we are excited to launch the “Little Spain Sweeps” taking place May 13 – […]

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                         Finca Valpiedra, S.L.-Reserva-Tempranillo-Graciano-Maturana Tinta-Rioja-Spain-2010-13.5% Alcohol-$34.98-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, dark currants, tobacco and spice on long finish, short decant, was very good.          WS-94          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                           Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$38.00-A nose […]

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            Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$26.93-A nose of dark fruit and dark coffee, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied very young red, with blackberry, black cherry, black currants, chocolate and spice on long finish.  Needs a short good decant, very good.          WS-88           WE-94          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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