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    Broman Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2005-14.9% Alcohol-$24.99-A great nose of currants and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Cab, with black currants, black cherry, blackberry with a long vanilla and spice finish.   A delicious Cab that drinks like a wine twice this price.           NR           CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                    […]

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                          Chateau Manzanita Winery-Vin De Manies-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$21.53-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, currants and cassis, dark chocolate, layers of flavor with a spice finish.  You must decant this wine for a couple hours for it to show it’s […]

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                           Costieres & Soleil Generac-Laurence Feraud-Selection-Syrah-Grenache-Cotes Du Rhone-France-2011-13.5% Alcohol-$13.98-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, dusty kirsch, vanilla and spice on finish, great QPR.          RP-88          WS-84          WE-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                      Artezin […]

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                    Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Sonoma Coast-California-2008-14.6% Alcohol–$52.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.  A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, good acidity, dust and spice on finish.  Hard to ever say anything bad about a KB wine, good stuff.           WS-90           CR-91           Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork […]

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Family Wineries Direct NYC Events

  Gracie’s Wine March Grape Blast March 7, 2014 5 – 8:30 PM 1579 York Ave., New York, NY 10028 Cost: Free Featuring: Angel’s Secret Sauvignon Blanc, Leo Premium Malbec, Leo Malbec, Terrapura Sauvignon Blanc, Terrapura Cabernet Sauvignon, Luca Bosio Barbera d’Asti, Luca Bosio Dolcetto d’Alba, Leo Torrontes, Vino dei Fratelli Pinot Grigio, Vino dei […]

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                                  Azienda Agricola Tenuta Monteti SRL-Caburnio-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alicante-Bouschet-Merlot-Toscana-Italy-2009-13.5% Alcohol-$14.88- A nose of blueberry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Super Tuscan blend, with black cherry, blackberry pie, some tobacco and sweet spices, good food wine, still a baby but drinking well now.           RP-91           CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, […]

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NY City Winery Events

  This is your rare opportunity to meet the producers and taste the wines from France’s premier wine region. The event will consist of a walk around tasting of more than 100 wines from 50 top producers. Wine producers and their representatives will fly from France to meet participants and serve wines. In addition to […]

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                                 Bodegas Elias Moro, S.L.U.-Elias Mora-Crianza-Tinta de Toro-Spain-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$18.25-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, tar and licorice, with a spicy finish, drinking really well now.           RP-90          WS-90           CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                  Bogle Vineyards-Zinfandel-Old Vine-California-2011-14.8% Alcohol-$11.99-A […]

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       Bodega Norton, S.A.-Privada-Malbec-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2009-14.8% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of brooding dark fruit and spice, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red blend with blackberry, cassis, chocolate and spice on finish, was so much better than first tried 1.5 years ago, short decant, in a great drinking zone.          RP-91           WS-91          WE-92         CR-91          Good […]

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Robert Biale Vineyards 4th Annual Vineyard Tour And Dinner

  Feb 28 at 4:02 PM * You’re invited to a Special Event Historic Vineyard Society May 10, 2014 4th Annual Vineyard Tour and Dinner Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville California Join Mike Officer, David Gates, Bob Biale, Morgan Twain-Peterson, Tegan Passalacqua and special guests as the Historic Vineyard Society celebrates the great historic Vineyards of […]

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                              Arger-Martucci Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Estate-Atlas Peak-Napa Valley-California-2007-13.9% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab blend with blackberry, currants, tobacco with chocolate and spice on long finish.  This bottle was very Bordeaux like, very dry, was better with food.          WE-94          CR-89          Good with meats, […]

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