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    Bodegas y Vinedos Valderiz, s.l.-Valderiz-Ribera Del Duero=Spain-2014-15.0% Alcohol-23.98-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, cassis, chocolate and spices on finish, needs a couple more years to develop.          RP-90          WS-94          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                     La Rioja […]

Siduri Wines Update

Today is National Pinot Noir Day! Join us in celebrating this wonderful, temperamental little grape with your friends and family over your favorite bottle of Siduri Pinot Noir. Nobody loves Pinot more than we do, so in honor of this day, we’re excited to offer $10 2-day shipping when you buy 6 bottles through the […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

  Martinelli Winery, Inc.-Vigneto di Evo-Zinfandel-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2014-15.9% Alcohol-$25.98-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry,  raspberry, vanilla bean and spice on finish, a bit hot but very good.          WS-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           One Cork Bonus.       […]

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Rioja Wine Update

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Les Garrigues-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cinsault-Marselan-Cotes Du Phone-France-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$8.49-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium garnet on color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, an average blend.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Alamos-Malbec-Bonarda-Cabernet Sauvignon-Tempranillo-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.0% Alcohol-$8.69-A nose of dark fruit […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                 Michael and David Phillips-Earthquake-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2009-15.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A big nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  Big fruit with blackberry, black cherry, spices, if you love a big wine then this is for you, a bit disjoined compared to other times tried.          RP-90          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                       Orin Swift-Palerno-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Napa-California-2012-15.5% Alcohol-$34.29-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.   A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, cassis, licorice and very good wine with cool label.  A very good wine with cool label.          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      R.E. No C.L.M-408-Volver-Tempranillo-La Mancha-Spain-2014-15.0% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, plum, cassis,  heat and spice on finish, a decent value.          RP-92         CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Malbec-Chakana Wines-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$8.99-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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The Linne Calodo Experience

There are many exciting things beginning to transform in the vineyard, winery and surface of Linne Calodo. The vineyards have started their yearly march toward sugar production and coloration, aka veraison. The flavors, aromas, passion and sweat all help form what is sure to be another memorable season this harvest. The anticipation of the crush […]

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West Coast Wine Event

Paella & Petite Sirah Al Fresco Dinner September 9, 2017 Biale is becoming recognized as the Napa Valley’s leader in this varietal that is becoming re-discovered for its hedonistic pleasures. What better pairing than the paella of Northern California’s Chef Gerard who specializes in this classic Spanish rice dish! Perfect Paella and Petite – don’t […]

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West Coast Wine Event

It’s our 1st Anniversary in Sonoma Come Celebrate with Us! ​On Saturday August 19th from Noon to 6pm we will be throwing a party in the tasting room. And as always we like to feature our wines with something special so we have four of our wines paired with out-of-this-world food.  This time Chef Cristina […]

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