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                               Caldwell Vineyard-Rocket Science-Proprietary Red-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Tannat-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2008-14.9% Alcohol-$39.98-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink blend, with  blueberries, black currants, herbs and white pepper, finish of dusty chocolate and spice.   This is the fifth vintage I have tried, all have been very good, cool […]

NYC Wine Event

  New York 155 Varick Street, New York, NY, 10013 Pinot in the City: Willamette Valley Wine Tasting – 4/14 6:00 PM Start / Ends 9:00 PM Tickets General Admission $75.00 Qty: buy tickets About: PINOT IN THE CITY 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the Willamette Valley’s first Pinot noir plantings. In the past […]

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NYC Wine Event

  SAVE 40% Check out our latest ticket deal for "Being" by Wines of Corsica – An immersive Wine Experience in Soho. Purchase tickets for only $18.00! Deal Price: $18.00 That’s 40% off! Value: $30.00 Discount: 40% You Save: $12.00 Hurry. This deal ends on Tuesday Apr 07, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST. Go here […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                       Daou Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$26.99-A nose of dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, cassis, cocoa, and spices on finish, an easy drinker.          RP-91          WS-91          WE-87          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Macchia-Delicious-Barbera-Lodi-California-2012-13.4% Alcohol-$19.79-A muted nose of some fruit and […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                          La Conreria D’Scala-Priorat-Garnacha-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Carinena-Spain-2009-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend with blueberry, plum, cocoa, licorice and spices on smooth finish.  A great value.          RP-90          WS-89          WE-88          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.     Sogrape Vinhos, S.A.-Offley-LBV-Late […]

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NYC Wine Event

  You’re invited to "The" California Boutique Wine Tasting in New York City. Friday, June 19, 2015 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM New York City Fire Museum 278 Spring Street | NYC SPECIAL EARLY BIRD PRICING Save $25 if you purchase tickets by April 15th! EVENT DETAILS 30+ Wineries ~ Taste 50+ wines! "We are […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                   Custom MicroCrush-Alante Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.7% Alcohol-$49.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spices on finish, very good, short decant.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                           PZ1896-Macarico-Aglianico-Alto Vulture-Basilcata-Italy-2006-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of […]

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Sine Qua Non Book Offer

    Dear (hopefully soon to be full-fledged) SQNer ~ First off THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH for your continued interest in our wines and for your incredible patience. Please know that the wait to send you an offering letter is surely as painful to us as it might be to you. Although we apologize […]

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Loring Wine Company Futures

  Third Time’s a Charm! OMG – three GREAT vintages in a row. As the old adage says, the third one is often the best. And so it is with the 2012, 2013, and 2014 vintages. The 2014s are FREAKIN’ STUNNING. I mean seriously, crazy good! They’re really rich and wonderfully concentrated, and loaded with […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                            Titus Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$55.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied reserve red, with blackberry, blueberry, chocolate and spiced on long finish.  Still has lots of life left, very good.          RP-91          WS-92         WE-93          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                Chateau Pesquie-Terrasses-Grenache-Syrah-Ventoux-Rhone Valley-France-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$11.98-A nose of dark fruit and spice, some funk, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with plum, cassis, raspberry,  baking spices on long finish.  Very good QPR and easy drinking red.          RP-92          WS-87          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   Bodega Y Vinedos […]

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