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Martinelli Winery Update

Here we are, finding ourselves in week 4 of sheltering in place in beautiful Sonoma County. To pass the time, we thought it would be fun to share with you a tasting with Julianna Martinelli and our winemaker, Courtney Wagoner. We have listed the wines they are tasting below for your reference. If you have […]

Yates Family Vineyard Update

Hello Friends of Yates Family Vineyard, We hope everyone out there is staying safe, healthy, and getting a lot of family time with their loved ones. During these unprecedent times we want to reach out to let everyone know we are thinking of you. As we are all enjoying, or hopefully enjoying, being at home […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Lythium Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2016-13.8% Alcohol-$12.23-A muted nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, mocha and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                 Clop Wines-Los Clop-Reserva-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paraje Altamira-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

  Peirano Estate Vineyards-The Other-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Syrah-Lodi-California-2017-13.8% Alcohol-$11.21-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark ruby in color.  A easy going red, black cherry, plum with smoky oak, a good mid-week wine that offers good value, cool label.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Ravenswood Winery-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Lodi-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of dark cherry and spice, dark […]

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                                          Dancing Bull Wines-Winemaker;s Reserve-Zinfandel-California-2017-13.8% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of black cherry and some spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spice on finish, a very good QPR.            WE-87          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        Columbia Crest Winery-H-3-Merlot-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$11.97-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                            Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$35.00-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied, delicious Merlot, yes it’s a Merlot, 100%, cassis, raspberry, velvet favors, mocha, with a long finish, very good every year.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                             Abadia Retuerta […]

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City Winery Update

World-class wines. Produced in our city. Enjoyed in your home. So many of you have reached out to ask how you can help our staff.  We are so touched – this e-mail is for you. Many of you have asked how you can support City Winery, and we’re incredibly grateful for that. This e-mail is […]

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Manhattan Wine Company Update

 Incredible times we’re all living through right now. We wish you, your family and your friends good health throughout this difficult stretch. Effective immediately and in order to keep you and our staff safe, we are closing our store to the public and now only accepting orders via mwcwine.com (fastest processing time), over the […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                Beran & Steorra Wines-Zinfandel-Sonoma Valley-California-2014-15.3% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, a good value.          WS-87          CR-89          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.                                        Domaine Olivier Hillaire-Vieilles Vignes-Grenache-Syrah-Cotes Du Rhone-France-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$14.00-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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Your Wine Estate Update

Dear Wine Enthusiast! It seems that everyone is talking about “terroir”. But is there any truth in that? Read more about it in the latest YourWineEstate blog post. What is your opinion about "terroir"?  In addition, many new winery for sale and event listings are worth discovering! Whether a lovely winery as a holiday home, […]

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Manhattan Wine Company Update

Photo: wine.com The Cerbaiona estate is one of the most important addresses in Montalcino, producing first flight Brunello in extremely small quantities. The property was founded by Diego Molinari in 1977 and was planted on just shy of 3 HA of vines with soils rich in limestone, shale, and sand.  Diego made traditionally styled Brunello […]

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