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Red Car Wine Event

  Winemaker Dinner and West of West Wine Festival Almost Sold Out! The 4th annual West of West (W.O.W.) Wine Festival, one of the premier wine festivals in California, is fast approaching and tickets are very close to being completely sold out. This weekend-long event featuring top wineries, restaurants and ground-breaking seminars is almost sold […]

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               ZanZibar Cellars-Sandra-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Syrah-Aldercreek Vineyard-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2008-14.8% Alcohol-$19.44-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black in color.   A full bodied exotic blend, with blueberry, plum, Asian spice and dark chocolate.   Has gotten better with age,  cool label.           WS-92           CR-90           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                            […]

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NJ Wine Event

  Savor Four Courses with Four of California’s Best Wines!! Featuring Todd Anderson, Owner/Winemaker of Anderson Conn Valley Join us for an extraordinary evening of food and wine featuring Todd Anderson of Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyards. Todd Anderson has been making world-renowned wines in the Napa Valley for almost three decades. Learn the history of […]

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                                             Eagles Trace-Cabernet Sauvignon-Estate-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$34.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full boded Cab, with black cherry, currants, licorice and spice on finish,.  Was better than last time tried, a very good Cab, lots of life left, one hour decant.           NR           CR-92           Good with steak, […]

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Faustini Wines Update

    Join us on Wednesday,June 4th at theTasting Room for our first series of Leonardo da Vino! Tap into you inner creativity with a class taught by local artist Travis Radcliffe. Each student will recieve a 16×20 canvas they will get to paint along with Travis and get to take their piece home! The […]

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Rocket Science Label Contest

  2011 Rocket Science – Back Label Contest Winners Whoops… looks like we had the 2010 contest winners linked on the website. Sorry ’bout that. CLICK HERE for the correct version… 2012 Rocket Science – Back Label Ideas Just a reminder entries are due by Friday June 13, 2014. Anything goes in 80 words or […]

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                                           Robert Biale Vineyards-Like Father Like Son-Petite Sirah-Sirah-Zinfandel-Napa Valley-California-2008-15.4% Alcohol-$41.40-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, coffee and spice on finish, an enjoyable drinker.            WS-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                                  Domaine […]

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Wine Quiz

*Answers are at the bottom of this post.   1.  True or False: Water is added during winemaking only in warmer grape growing climates, to help reduce the overall alcohol content of the finished wine? A. True B. False     2.  Where does Gewurztraminer rank in acres planted in Alsace? A. 1st B. 2nd […]

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                Linne Calodo Cellars-Rising Tides-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2008-15.8% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A full-bodied Rhone blend, with flavors of blueberry, black raspberry, and cassis, finishes with licorice and herbs and spices.   A delicious wine, just elegant now.  Linne Calodo is a great place to visit if in the […]

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                                            Murcas S.A.-Assobio-Touriga Nacional-Touriga Franca-Tinta Roriz-Douro-Portugal-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$9.98-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied blend, with black cherry, currants, raspberry, finishes with light spiced notes.  A easy drinker, good midweek wine, not sure where WE got it’s 94 rating from.           RP-86          WE-94          CR-87          Good […]

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NYC Wine Event

  View the full menu here! David Burke Fishtail | 135 East 62nd Street | Btwn Park and Lex | New York | NY | 10065

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