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Ribera Del Duero

  SPECIAL OFFER FOR RIBERA Y RUEDA COMMUNITY Enjoy 10% off on wines from Ribera del Duero at Wine.com. Use code RIBERA at checkout. Offer ends 12/31/17. The 10% discount applies only to wines on the Wine.com/Ribera page and excludes shipping and tax. Some exclusions may apply. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

           Oak Ridge Winery-Zinfandel-Reserve-Ancient Cine-Lodi-California-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cassis, red licorice and spice on long finish, very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                                   […]

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  1000 Stories Vineyards-1000 Stories-Zinfandel-Bourbon Barrel Aged-California-2015-15.7% Alcohol-$15.29-A nose of black cherry and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full full bodied red, with black cherry, berries, caramel and spice on finish, pretty good.          NR          CR-88          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.            R.E.50/42902-Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro Vera-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$6.11-A nose of dark […]

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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.         Beran & Steorra Wines-Zinfandel-St. Helena-California-2012-15.1% Alcohol-$20.99-A nose […]

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  Bodegas Y Vinedos Ponce S.L.-Anada-P.F-Bobal-Manchuela-Spain-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$19.96-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, very good.          JS-95          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                       Saini-Christie Wines-Zinfandel-Saini Vineyards-Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2014-14.9% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some muted […]

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                          Finca Flichman-Paisaje de Barrancas-Syrah-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A brooding nose of dark fruit, dark black in color.   A full bodied red blend with blackberry, raspberry, dark licorice and spices, long finish, a very good QPR.           RP-88           WE-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          Shannon Ridge Family of Wines-Petite Sirah-High Elevation Collection-Lake […]

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Rioja Wines Update

We are pleased to share that Rioja wines have landed not one but four spots on Wine & Spirits Magazine’s “The Restaurant Top 50: The Most Popular Wines in America’s Top Restaurants.” With the 28th Annual Restaurant Poll, Wine & Spirits has also uncovered a few new trends. More and more, the diner is handing […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                 Bodegas Borsao S.A.-Campo De Borja-Tres Picos-Garnacha-Borja-Spain-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black in color.   A full bodied red with black cherry, plum, vanilla and spice on finish, good year in year out, will only improve with some more time.        RP-91          CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                             Rebel […]

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    Kangarilla Road Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-McLaren Vale-Australia-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, currants, licorice and spice on finish.          WS-82          WE-89          CR-88                    Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Vinedos Y Bodegas Pablo-Menguante-Garnacha-Seleccion-Carinena-Spain-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$12.50-A nose of some black cherry and spice, dark garnet […]

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Ribera del Duero and Rueda Update

    WINE, ROMANCE… OR DISASTER It’s the day after Valentine’s Day but we skipped it intentionally because you probably received about a 1,000 of them before the big day. What we really want to know, whether yesterday or in the past, is if you have a good wine and romance story? It can be […]

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