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                    Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Grenache-Clarendon-Blewitt Springs-Australia-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied single vineyard red, with blackberry, blueberry, with a spiced finish, drink now.           NR           CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                Intrinsic Wine Co-Red Blend-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of some […]

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                      Baer Winery-Ursa-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2013-14.8% Alcohol-$19.82-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black cherry, herbs and spices on finish.          WS-87          WE-91          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                                                Domaine De La Charbonniere-Cuvee Mourre Des Perdrix-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-France-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of some […]

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Upchurch Vineyard Update

For the first time, Chris and Thea Upchurch have created a 5-bottle selection of our current award-winning wines all shipped in one collection. Offered for a single price of $168 (20% savings). These wines are accompanied by a UV tasting glass and online tasting notes with Chris. $168 Create your own Upchurch Vineyard Tasting Room […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                   Radix Wines-Laevus-Syrah-Petite Sirah-Red Heaven Vineyard-Red Mountain-Walla Walla-Washington State-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$25.01-A nose of bold dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, plum, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.          WE-90           CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                         Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Zinfandel-Papera Ranch-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.0% […]

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             David Arthur Vineyards-Meritaggio-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petite Verdot-Sangiovese-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.9%-$19.87-A nose of some dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                  Andrew Rich Wines-Roussanne-Ciel du Cheval Vineyard-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-14.1% […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Seghesio Family Vineyards-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-2017-14.8% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend with blueberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on finish.          RP-90          WS-91          WE-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                      Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 534-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$16.15-A nose of black cherry and some […]

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                            Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$59.33-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Claar Cellars-Winemaker’s Bloc-Estate-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-White Bluffs-Columbia […]

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Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Warrior-Finest Reserve-Porto-Portugal-NV-20.00% Alcohol-12.99-A ripe nose of spice and dark fruit, very dark, blackish in color.  A sweet full bodied port, dark fruit, spice, a good value for it’s price range, a bottle will last up to one month in frig after opening.        WE-86           CR-88           Good with desert, ice cream or alone.                  Baer […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                Cadence-Camerata-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petite Verdot-Cara Mia Vineyard-Red Mountain-Washington State-2013-14.4% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, some milk chocolate and spice, seemed a bit thin in spots, expected more.          RP-94          WS-87          WE-89          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. […]

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            Alamos-Seleccion-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$9.09-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, currents, vanilla spiced finish, easy drinking.          RP-90          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                 Original House Wine-American Steak House-Cabernet Sauvignon-Walla Walla-Washington State-2017-13.3% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet […]

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