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    Linne Calodo Cellars-Outsider-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2009-15.9% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Zin blend, with jammy black cherry, blackberry, licorice and pepper and spicy long finish, as all LC’s wines great stuff.         RP-92         WS-92          CR-91            Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.               […]

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                        PZ1896-Macarico-Aglianico-Alto Vulture-Basilcata-Italy-2006-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on finish, different and enjoyable.          Drinking well after a short decant.          RP-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                   Portal del […]

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Premiere Napa Valley Auction Record $6 Million

  Premiere Napa Valley auction sales hit record $6m The Premiere Napa Valley auction has set a new sales record of $6m, thanks to fierce bidding for Cabernet Sauvignon wines from California’s 2013 vintage. Auctioneer David Elswood, of Christie’s, takes bids during the auction. Image credit: Napa Valley Vintners / Bob McClenahan Sales narrowly beat […]

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                      Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$48.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish.  A still very young Cab which is excellent now but will only improve with age, […]

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Robert Biale Vineyards Spring Releases

  Spring 2015 Wines Celebrating Our 25th Harvest: 1991 to 2015 In October of 1991 we were crushing the Zinfandel grapes from Aldo’s Vineyard on our first harvest as a winery at a little rented garage on Spring Mountain. Now, here we are in 2015 anticipating the crush of our 25th harvest from the same […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                    Robert Foley Vineyards-Merlot-Napa Valley-California-2007-16.2% Alcohol-$47.98-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to fully bodied red, with currant, black cherry, chocolate and coffee with a very long spiced finish.  Hands down one of the best Merlot’s I have ever tasted, a fantastic wine that handles […]

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                        Columbia Crest Winery-H3-Les Chevaux-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$11.91-A nose of dark fruit and tobacco, dark black in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with cassis, black and blueberries, some chocolate, thick mouth feel, a solid value.           WS-88           CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                  Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Heritage […]

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WTSO Cheapskate Marathon

  Every wine will be priced from $7.99 to $18.99 A new deal will be offered every 15 minutes (or sooner if the previous item sells out) The event will last from 6AM ’til 11:59PM ET on March 3, 2015 Click Here for further details on our Cheapskate Marathon (if you’re accessing this email from […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                        Seghesio Family Vineyards-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Syrah-Sonoma County-California-2011-14.8% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin blend, with black cherry, currants, pepper and spice box on finish.  A easy drinking Zin.          WS-92          WE-88          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   Fincas Patagonicas-Zolo-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-San Pablo […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                Caldwell Vineyard-Chardonnay-Society Of Smugglers-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.2% Alcohol-$40.00-A nose of some citrus and spice, medium golden in color.  A medium to full bodied Chard, with apple, pear, good acidity.  Better than a year ago, if it had more fruit it would be very good.         NR          CR-89          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.     Bodegas Emilio […]

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NJ Wine Event

  Today at 7:43 AM website regions grape types our vignerons about us Free Wine Tasting! The Princeton Corkscrew is happy to welcome back Peter Stolpman of Stolpman Vineyards! Come join us for a free wine tasting this Thursday, February 19th, 2015, from 5 pm till 8:30 pm. We will be trying four phenomenal Californian […]

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