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                                 Marietta Cellars-Roman-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Barbara-Geyserville-California-2015-14.6% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, cassis and spices on finish.  Not as good as last time tried.          RP-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Spoken Barrel-#42-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of muted fruit […]

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                 Licenciado Vinedos-Perseverance-Tempranillo-Crianza-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, plum, some vanilla and spice on finish, a decent value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                              Michael David Winery-Seven Deadly Red-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Lodi-California-2016-15.0% Alcohol-$13.99-A  nose of dark fruits and spice, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                              Caymus Vineyards-40th Anniversary-Cabernet Sauvignon-Rutherford-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.6% Alcohol-$64.99-A nose of dark fruit, chocolate and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied Cab, with blackberry, blueberry, cassis, dark chocolate and spices on long finish, drinks like smooth velvet, drink now.          WS-91          WE-92          CR-95          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks Bonus.                 Fincas Patagonicas S.A.-Tapiz-Cabernet […]

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Wine Scholar Guild Update

DON’T MISS OUR NEXT MEMBER WEBINAR! READY TO BECOME A MASTER OF WINE? A dive into the MW Journey with Olivier CHAPMAN The Wine Scholar Guild welcomes the Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) for a webinar presenting an introduction to the IMW and the Masters of Wine (MW) study programme to WSG members as […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Alamos-Seleccion-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$15.99-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.          WS-86          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                      R.E.50/42902-Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro Vera-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                             Betz Family Winery-Clos De Betz-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Redmond-Washington State-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spice on finish, was very good, drink now.          RP-91          WS-90          WE-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          Domaine Roger […]

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Ribera Y Rueda

GIVE YOUR BURGER GAME A BOOST WITH LAMB – AND RIBERA DEL DUERO Is there such a thing as too many burgers? No! But, after months of summer cookouts, it’s time for a fresh take. Whether you’re watching futbol or football this season, we’ve come up with a delicious recipe inspired by a legendary dish […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Finca Abril S.A.-Rapsodia-Malbec-Reserva-Manual Harvest-La Consulta Vineyard-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.4% Alcohol-$18.00-A brooding nose of dark fruits and spice, dark, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied red, with blueberry, cassis, vanilla and white pepper on finish, a very good QPR.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 636-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2016-15.5% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of black cherry and […]

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Long Meadow Ranch Update

HAPPENINGS SHOP EAT & DRINK Dear LMR Friends,  In celebration of California Wine Month, we have made a small allocation of our Long Meadow Ranch Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon library wines available to purchase. We’ve selected the ’08, ’09, and ’10 vintages, for you to compare and enjoy with your loved ones. Each wine shows […]

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D.C. Wine Event

Zuccardi Seminar, Tasting, & Dinner 10/22/2019  6:30pm – 9:00pm  $75.00 (all-inclusive) The Riggsby @ The Carlyle – 1731 New Hampshire Ave, NW We are very excited to announce our first Wine Seminar, Tasting, & Dinner with third generation Winemaker Sebastian Zuccardi of Zuccardi Valle De Uco. Don’t miss this chance to explore Argentina with Sebastian […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Proviva S.R.L.-Chakana-Estate Selection-Malbec-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with dark berries, plum, chocolate and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WS-87          WE-92          CR-89          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 […]

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