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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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 660-Cabernet Sauvignon-Red Mountain-Washington State-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$18.75-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, dust and spice on a bit rough finish.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.                                  Bodegas Emilio Moro-Tempranillo-Tinto Fino-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of some […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                            Michael and David Phillips-Earthquake-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2016-15.0% Alcohol-$21.99-A big nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blackberry, black cherry, spices, very fruit forward, spices on finish, a good a value.          WE-91          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                Licenciado Vinedos-Perseverance-Tempranillo-Crianza-Spain-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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Ribera Y Rueda Update

WINE PAIRINGS & RECIPES FOR YOUR THANKSGIVING TABLE Every Thanksgiving dinner deserves a delicious wine, don’t you think? Check out these ideal pairings for your bird and sides, featuring our own RyR expert, Brand Ambassador Sarah Howard: WHITES Shaya Habis Verdejo – Verdejo wine with a little addition of oak is delightful and makes it […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                               Bodegas Emilio Moro-Tempranillo-Tinto Fino-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied with black raspberry and cassis, some oak and smoke on good finish.  Much better than 2015 vintage.          RP-90-91           WS-88          WE-92          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          Broquel […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                            R.E.N. 50/40522-Bodegas Breca, S.L.-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$11.75-A nose of some fruit and funk, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, meat, dust, finished with pepper spice, good midweek wine.         RP-89          WS-92          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   Bodegas Tobia, S.L.-Oscar Tobia-Vinedos De Altura-Vin Rouge-Tempranillo-Rioja-Spain-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of dark fruit […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                    Compania Vitivinicola Tandem S.A.-Ars Nova-Tempranillo-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Navarra-Spain-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$17.00-A nose of some muted fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WS-86          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                            R.E.50/42902-Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro Vera-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$7.17-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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