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                                            Linne Calodo Cellars-Perfectionist-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.2% Alcohol-$78.00-A nose of some funk and dark fruit, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and minerals, needs a good decant.          RP-93          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                         Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$31.00-A […]

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                             Robert Biale Vineyards-Like Father Like Son-Petite Sirah-Sirah-Napa Valley-2014-15.2% Alcohol-$43.20-A big nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color. A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spices on long finish.  In a good drinking zone.          WS-92          CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                     DC Flynt MW Selections-Kirkland […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                        Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black currants, rich and layered, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.  A delicious bottle of wine, short decant.          NR         CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine Update

CHWINE.COM CAMERON HUGHES | 800.805.1971 (MONDAY-FRIDAY, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. PST) To ensure that you continue receiving our emails, please add us to your address book or safe list. Got this as a forward? Sign up to receive our future emails! Manage your subscription preferences or unsubscribe. Cameron Hughes Wine 251 Rhode Island St Ste 207, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                Joel Gott Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petite Sirah-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Palisades-California-2015-13.9% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, some vanilla and spice on finish, a decent value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken. Symington Family Estates-Cockburns-Fine Ruby-Porto-Douro Valley-Portugal-NV-19.0% Alcohol-$13.66-A nose of sweet dark fruits […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$15.30-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab with blackberry, black cherry, some cocoa and spice on finish, a good value.          WE-93          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                             Shebang Wines-The Whole Shebang-13th Cuvee-Zinfandel-Carignan-Syrah-Petite Sirah-Mataro-Alicante Bouschet-Barbera-Napa-California-NV-14.2% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of some dark fruits […]

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                                Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-California-2016-14.6% Alcohol-$48.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, cherry vanilla coke and spice on long finish.  This little known winery always delivers, seek it out.          NR           CR-90           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Martinelli […]

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Free The Grapes Update

Free the Grapes! Wine Lover Update April 2020  LEGISLATIVE UPDATES Even with the Coronavirus pandemic dominating news and state legislatures, there is still news to report on wine direct shipping. HOT NEWS ITEM: Kentucky Becomes 46th Legal State for Winery Direct Shipping You may have seen on Facebook that Kentucky’s new law to allow for […]

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Loring Wine Company Update

Tough Times, Discounted Wines, Free Ground Shipping! Our tasting room will be closed until things get back to normal, which sadly means you won’t be able to visit us to taste, buy, or pick-up wine. If you have any orders being held for pickup, we’ll gladly ship them to you for no charge. Please email […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                Bodegas Grupo Yllera, S.L.-Boada-Campo de Bueyes-Reserva-Tempranillo-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2012-14.0%-$24.99-A nose of some muted dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, very good not great.          WS-86          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Xavier Vins SARL-100%-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cinsault-Carignan-Marselan-Cotes Du Rhone-France-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$18.00-A nose of […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                         Claar Cellars-Winemaker’s Bloc-Estate-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-White Bluffs-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-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 chocolate and spice on finish, a bit disjointed on finish, nice bottle design.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                              […]

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