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The Penfolds Collection 2014

  Penfolds is proud to announce the first release of The Penfolds Collection featuring 12 wines spanning five vintages (2010-2014). The wines from this collection are instantly recognisable amongst wine collectors, with a strong, distinctive individual style and a superb track record of cellaring performance. Leading this release is the 2010 Grange; the 60th consecutive […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                       Gillmore-Hacedor de Mundos-Cabernet Sauvignon-Old Vines-Lonomilla Valley-Chile-2008-14.9% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with black cherry, currant, plum, some vanilla and spice on finish, good not great.          WE-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   Canyon Creek Winery-Mockingbird Hill-Red Wine-Reserve-Sonoma […]

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                                                                Robert Biale Vineyards-The Hill Climber-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Sierra Foothills-Sonoma Valley-California-2008-14.9% Alcohol-$42.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied Rhone blend, with blackberry, black cherry, some chocolate and spices on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                               Marie-Pierre Manciat-Macon […]

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West Coast Wine Dinner

Biale Cellar Treasures Holiday Dinner! Friday, December 12th, 6:30 pm At the Biale Winery With Founding Partners Bob Biale and Dave Pramuk, and Winemaker Tres Goetting! We would love for you to join us for a special Holiday celebration featuring some rare older gems from Bob and Dave’s cellar, a sumptuous dinner, and friendly cheer […]

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                                      G. Campagnola Spa Valgatara-Caterina Zardini-Amarone della Valpolicella-Classico Riserva-Italy-2006-$49.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, deep amber in color.   A medium to full bodied Amarone with black cherry, vanilla, spice, very enjoyable with a good finish, still has some years left.          WE-93          CR-90          Good with veal, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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Second Glass Update

  Second Glass #WineRiot @SecondGlass Contest Enter to Win & Deck Out Your Pad! We’ve teamed up with other awesome and innovative companies to give our followers a chance to deck out their pad with stylish accessories, a wine membership and a pair of custom tees plus tickets to our very own Wine Riot! What […]

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                                                             Moris FarmsAvvoltore-Maremma-Toscana-Italy-2009-14.0% Alcohol-$30.05-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied dry red, with blackberry, black cherry, minerals and spices on finish, was pretty good.          RP-93+          CR-89         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                              Bodegas Atalayas De Golban-Viridiana-Tinto Fino-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2012-13.5% Alcohol-$10.00(Poland)-A nose […]

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                                   Chateau Acappella-GRand Vin-Montagne-Saint Emilion-France-2006-13.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some dark fruit, funk and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux red blend, with blackberry, tobacco,  some spice, found it a bit harsh, disappointing.          RP-87-88          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Tournon-M. Chapoutier-Mathieda-Shiraz-Victorian-Australia-2010-13.5% Alcohol-$10.49-A nose of bold dark […]

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                                                Rocca Di Frassinello-Le Sughere di Frassinello-Maremma Toscana-Sangiovese-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Italy-2008-13.5% Alcohol-$15.98-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.   A smooth full bodied Super Tuscan with black cherry, tobacco, and layers of spice, a very good blend.          RP-93           WS-91           WE-91           CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       […]

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Cameron Hughes Update

  FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OF 24 BOTTLES OR MORE (24, 30, 36, 42, etc.) Dear Friends, You’ve heard a lot from us over the years regarding Stagecoach Vineyard Cabernet, and how blue chip Napa producers renown the world over consider its soils one of California’s finest. Today’s release features the second most acclaimed varietal […]

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