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The Princeton Corkscrew Summer Sale

  website regions grape types our vignerons about us The Corkscrew Summer Sale 15% Off (12 Bottles or More) For one week only! Beginning: 10am – Saturday, July 26th, 2014 Ending: 7pm – Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 **Early Bird Special – Online Orders Only** Sales Starts Online: 10am – Friday, July 25th, 2014 Bonus Sale […]

Red Car Update

  Welcome to the Fall 2014 Pre–Release Offering, the last allocation for our 2012 vintage wines, which has been heralded as a darling vintage among wine critics. In addition to offering you wines that have long been Red Car favorites, we are also thrilled to include the inaugural release of two wines from a vineyard […]

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Fantesca’s Annual Fortune Corkie Contest 2014

Fantesca’s Annual Fortune Corkie Contest Each bottle of Fantesca has a few words of wisdom inscribed on it’s cork. We affectionately refer to these quotes as "Fortune Corkies"™. They add a little bit of inspiration to your dinner party and can often be a light hearted ice breaker. Themes range from love, trust, wisdom, or […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

               ZanZibar Cellars-Sandra-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Syrah-Aldercreek Vineyard-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2008-14.8% Alcohol-$19.44-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black in color.   A full bodied exotic blend, with blueberry, plum, Asian spice and dark chocolate.   Has gotten better with age,  cool label.           WS-92           CR-90           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                            […]

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NJ Wine Event

  Savor Four Courses with Four of California’s Best Wines!! Featuring Todd Anderson, Owner/Winemaker of Anderson Conn Valley Join us for an extraordinary evening of food and wine featuring Todd Anderson of Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyards. Todd Anderson has been making world-renowned wines in the Napa Valley for almost three decades. Learn the history of […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                             Eagles Trace-Cabernet Sauvignon-Estate-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$34.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full boded Cab, with black cherry, currants, licorice and spice on finish,.  Was better than last time tried, a very good Cab, lots of life left, one hour decant.           NR           CR-92           Good with steak, […]

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Faustini Wines Update

    Join us on Wednesday,June 4th at theTasting Room for our first series of Leonardo da Vino! Tap into you inner creativity with a class taught by local artist Travis Radcliffe. Each student will recieve a 16×20 canvas they will get to paint along with Travis and get to take their piece home! The […]

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Rocket Science Label Contest

  2011 Rocket Science – Back Label Contest Winners Whoops… looks like we had the 2010 contest winners linked on the website. Sorry ’bout that. CLICK HERE for the correct version… 2012 Rocket Science – Back Label Ideas Just a reminder entries are due by Friday June 13, 2014. Anything goes in 80 words or […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                           Robert Biale Vineyards-Like Father Like Son-Petite Sirah-Sirah-Zinfandel-Napa Valley-California-2008-15.4% Alcohol-$41.40-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, coffee and spice on finish, an enjoyable drinker.            WS-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                                  Domaine […]

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Wine Quiz

*Answers are at the bottom of this post.   1.  True or False: Water is added during winemaking only in warmer grape growing climates, to help reduce the overall alcohol content of the finished wine? A. True B. False     2.  Where does Gewurztraminer rank in acres planted in Alsace? A. 1st B. 2nd […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                Linne Calodo Cellars-Rising Tides-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2008-15.8% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A full-bodied Rhone blend, with flavors of blueberry, black raspberry, and cassis, finishes with licorice and herbs and spices.   A delicious wine, just elegant now.  Linne Calodo is a great place to visit if in the […]

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