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               Buty Winery-Beast-Wildebeest-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Cabernet Franc-Walla Walla-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2011-13.5% Alcohol-$17.44-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend with blackberry, black cherry, some licorice and spices on finish, good not great.          RP-89          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.        Gianni Doglia-Moscato […]

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                       Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Russian River Valley-California-2009-14.6% Alcohol–$52.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.   A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, some dust and spice on finish, good year in year out.          RP-88          WS-91          CR-91          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.                       Robert Biale Vineyards-Thomas […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                Dal Cero-Tenuta Montecchiesi-Preziosaterra-Sangiovese-Merlot-Rosso Toscano-Italy-2011-13.5% Alcohol-$19.99- A nose of muted fruit and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium bodied red with black cherry, plum, licorice and some spice on finish.          NR          CR-87         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Krutz Family Cellars-Zinfandel-Magnolia Series-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of black cherry and spice, […]

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NYC Wine Event

  You’re invited to experience a Taste of Greece at City Winery in NYC. Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM City Winery NYC 155 Varick Street | New York, NY SPECIAL – Save 20% on tickets Use Promo Code: NWOG15LWE EVENT DETAILS New Wines of Greece and Friends of Boroume charity are […]

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The Bordeaux Wine Experience

  Goes out to nearly 20.000 Bordeaux Wine Lovers all over the world! Ronald and Margaret -your tour hosts in Bordeaux- love to welcome you at their Chateau Coulon Laurensac A Personal Note From Ronald, Bonjour Brian, “Ronald, are you completely nuts?” Many of my friends asked me this question after we started yet another […]

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Rioja Contest Offer

  A Picture Worth Sharing Win Dinner for Two on Rioja! Love wine and tapas? Let us pick up the tab! Submit a photo of your favorite Rioja and food pairing by May 11 for a chance to win a luscious wine dinner for two. Entering is easy: – Snap a pairing picture, and tag […]

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Sokol Blosser Update

  Sokol Blosser Becomes B Corp Certified Wow. We are so thrilled to share our news with you today. Sokol Blosser Winery is now B Corp Certified. With every vintage, our goal is to produce the highest quality and best wine that reflects that year’s growing season and our hillside vineyard location.  We also want […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                    Outcast Wines-Merlot-Oak Knoll District-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.4% Alcohol-$26.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, blackberry, licorice and spice on finish, still needs a decant.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                            Bodega Catena Zapata-Catena Alta-Chardonnay-Historic Rows-Mendoza-Argentina-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A bold nose […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Dominio Del Plata S.A.-Susana Balbo-Signature-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with plum, black cherry,  toasty vanilla and  chocolate, with spice on smooth finish. Very enjoyable drinker.          NR          CR-90         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.              […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Portal del Montsant-Santbru-Carinyenes Velles-Carinena-Garnacha-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Spain-2009-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of roasted meats and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, herbs and minerals and spice on long finish, an interesting wine, decant.             WS-92           CR-90              Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                Bodegas Y Vinedos Pujanza-Hado-Tempranillo-Rioja-Spain-2009-14.5% Alcohol-$12.60-A […]

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NYC Wine Event

  SOUTH AMERICAN WINE & SPIRITS WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, CITY WINERY NEW YORK Greetings: Hosted at NYC’s celebrated City Winery on Wednesday, May 27th, the South American Wine & Spirits Tasting event will feature the largest and most far reaching collection of South American wines and spirits ever assembled at a single event in the […]

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