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Coyote Canyon Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Bozak Red-Reserve-Coyote Canyon Vineyard-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2016-14.3% Alcohol-$24.00-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, cassis, raspberry, some vanilla and spices on long finish, a very good value.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Linne Calodo Cellars-Problem […]

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                  K Vintners-Little K-Syrah-Frenchman Hills Vineyard-Washington State-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, some tar and spice on finish.  A very good QPR.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                     Robert Hall Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2017-15.0% Alcohol-$13.98-A nose […]

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                           Loring Wine Company LLC-Pinot Noir-Rosella’s Vineyard-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, medium ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, some Dr. Pepper and spices on finish, drink now.          RP-92         WS-88          WE-92          CR-89         Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                                    Coyote Canyon Winery-Merlot-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2016-14.8% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose […]

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Tenet Wines-Chateau Ste. Michelle-The Pundit-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvèdre-Viognier-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, black cherry, dust and spice on long finish, a very good QPR, cool label.          RP-88          WE-90          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Domaine Earl Pierre Giraud-Premices-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-Grenache-France-2013-14.0%-A […]

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Upchurch Vineyard Update

A great new experience for your team. Bring everyone together for some team building fun! Offering 3-5 bottle packages that will be shipped to everyone participating individually and Chris Upchurch will lead you through the line-up. Contact Upchurch Vineyard with all inquiries and someone will be in touch with you within 24 hours to begin […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Napa Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.2% Alcohol-$24.99-A muted nose of some fruit, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, not much to say other than it was pretty bad, no fruit, no taste, overproved, not sure what WE tried.          WE-90          CR-79          Good down the drain.                Wahluke Wine Company-Kirkland Signature Series-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$8.89-A […]

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                        Macchia Wines-Mischievous-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Lodi-California-2017-16.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of jammy dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied full throttle Zin, with blackberry, black cherry, vanilla and spices on finish.  The alcohol is held in check, a Zin lovers wine, needs a good decant.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.  Charles Smith Wines-Boom […]

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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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