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    Lava Vine Vineyards-Grenache-Napa Valley-Calistoga-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$33.75-A nose of dark fruits and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, raspberry, light brown sugar with spices on smooth finish.  An easy drinking red.          NR         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Bodegas Atalaya-Laya-Garnacha Tintorera-Monastrell-Almansa-Spain-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$7.19-A nose of some dark […]

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            Slow Press Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Livermore-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, licorice and some spice on finish, your average red.          WE-91          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.               R.E.50/42902-Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro Vera-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$6.11-A […]

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  Martinelli Winery, Inc.-Vigneto di Evo-Zinfandel-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2014-15.9% Alcohol-$25.98-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry,  raspberry, vanilla bean and spice on finish, a bit hot but very good.          WS-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           One Cork Bonus.       […]

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Rioja Wine Update

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      R.E. No C.L.M-408-Volver-Tempranillo-La Mancha-Spain-2014-15.0% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, plum, cassis,  heat and spice on finish, a decent value.          RP-92         CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Malbec-Chakana Wines-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$8.99-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    DC Flynt MW Domaines & Estates-Kirkland Signature-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-Cabernet Sauvignon-2014-13.6% Alcohol-$9.89-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, tea and spice on finish, your average red.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           Bodegas Luzon S.L.-Jumilla-Monastrell-Syrah-Spain-2013-14.5% […]

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Rioja Wines

  We’re excited to announce the final episodes of ABC’s The Bachelorette will take place in the Wine Region of Rioja! The first step in this two-part finale for love is scheduled to air  Monday, July 24th, 2017 at 8/7c on ABC. Fan favorite, Texas lawyer and Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay, travels with the remaining suitors […]

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    Produit Et Mis En Boutelle Par-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium bodied red, with black fruits, herbs, coffee and spice on finish.  A good midweek and QPR wine.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta   Bogega Convento San Francisco S.L.-Tempranillo-Ribera del Duero-Spain-2011-14.0% […]

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    Landmark Vineyards-Overlook-Chardonnay-Sonoma County-California-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of citrus and spice, medium golden in color.  A medium to full bodied white, with peach, lemon, Asian spices on finish, refreshing.          RP-89          WS-90          WE-88          CR-89          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.       Bodegas Muriel-Tempranillo-Reserva-Rioja-Spain-2012-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of muted fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A […]

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Rioja Wines Update

We’re honored to share that Spain has taken center stage on the cover of Wine Spectator for the June 2017 issue. Within the feature, "Spain: Vibrant Culture, Delicious Wines," the Wine Region of Rioja receives recognition for its significant stance in the industry. Lead taster and executive editor Thomas Matthews reviewed more than 725 Spanish […]

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