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Manhattan Wine Company Update

We obsess over classically made Sangiovese. In the right hands, Italy’s most widely planted grape can exude a level of grace and class that is up there with some of the most compelling red wines of the world. We thought it would be worthwhile to taste Sangiovese side by side from a few different appellations […]

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Symington Family Estates-Cockburn’s-Vintage Porto-Douro Valley-Portugal-2011-20.0% Alcohol-$67.00-A nose of sweet dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, some chocolate and spice on finish, was very good, drank over 3 weeks.           WS-97          WE-97          CR-93          Good with deserts, ice cream.          One Cork Bonus.                           Landmark Vineyards-Overlook-Chardonnay-Sonoma County-California-2016-14.3% […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                      Robert Biale Vineyards-Royal Punishers-Petite Sirah-Rutherford-Napa Valley-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$45.90-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.          RP-93          WS-90          CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 637-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington […]

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Flaunt Update

Flaunt Pairs Perfectly with the Holidays! Sparkle this holiday with the Flaunt Sonoma County Brut! The holiday season is my favorite time of year to bask in time spent with family and friends. ‘Tis the season to savor and celebrate and spread lots of love and joy. I would be incredibly honored if I could […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

         Linne Calodo Cellars-Cherry Red-Zinfandel-Mourvedre-Syrah-Paso Robles-California-2012-15.8% Alcohol-$66.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with  black cherry, blueberry, smoky, with licorice and spices on long finish.  Still needs a short decant, drink now.          RP-94          WS-88          CR-91          Good with turkey, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Michael David […]

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Wine Scholar Guild Update

CHAMPAGNE MASTER-LEVEL ONLINE NEW & ENRICHED EDITION! Launches January 21st, 2019 Master Champagne, one of the strongest territorial wine brands in the world! Study the wines of Champagne through this in-depth certificate program, designed for the wine trade & all committed students of wine Learn from a prestigious panel of experts & masterful instructors with […]

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                            Yates Family Vineyard-Sisters-Mt. Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.1% Alcohol-$48.99-A bold nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, not quite sure varieties but would guess Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and maybe Cabernet Franc, with blackberry, blueberry, very long finish of chocolate and spices, a delicious bottle of wine.          […]

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Zachys Fine Wine & Spirits

A Special Thanksgiving Message from Andrew and the Entire Zachys Family Happy Thanksgiving from the Zachys family to yours! We are extremely thankful for our staff, families and your continued patronage. Don’t forget to take advantage of our Thanksgiving Weekend deals including our Black Friday online Six-Pack Case Sale running Friday through Sunday (stay tuned […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                DC Flynt MW Selections-Kirkland Signature Series-Cabernet Sauvignon-Oakville-Napa Valley-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$18.59-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, plum, tar and some spice on finish, a good value.          WS-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                 INV N-7245-5-Bodegas Del […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine

Dear Friends, Just thought I’d drop in and let you know which wines I’ve been enjoying at the dinner table recently, and also share which Lots your fellow wine lovers have been scooping up! Lot 643 2015 Paicines Cabernet Sauvignon – Since its release in early October, this wine has catapulted to the top of […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                         Raymond Vineyards-Reserve Selection-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petite Sirah-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of rich dark fruits, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied and smooth Napa Cab, with blackberry, and black cherry, currants, chocolate spice finish.   A  good and classic Cab.           RP-92          WS-90          WE-90           CR-90           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                        Celler Cal […]

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