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Cameron Hughes Update

Dear Friends, I have another rare mountain offering for you today. As I’ve mentioned in the past, the tiny Spring Mountain AVA sits high up above Napa Valley on the eastern slopes of the Mayacamas mountains. One of the “last outposts” of Napa Valley whose wineries are still owned by small families and known for […]

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      Chateau Manzanita Winery-Vin De Manies-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$23.00-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.  My last bottle and for a eleven year old its still a big wine, […]

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The Frog and The Peach Wine Room

 

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Seghesio Family Vineyards-Monte Rosso Vineyard-Zinfandel-Sonoma Valley-California-2013-14.8% Alcohol-$27.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blueberry, black cherry, cocoa and spices on finish, still a big wine, decant.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             Divining Rod […]

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                                  Bear Flag Wine-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.3% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of black cherry and some spice, dark garnet in color,  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, blueberry, vanilla and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.            Bodega El Esteco-Don David-Malbec-Reserve-Calchaqui Valley-Argentina-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of some […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                 Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black currants, rich and layered, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.  A delicious bottle of wine, decant.          NR          CR-90         Good […]

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Robert Biale Vineyards Update

  The Robert Biale gift sets are the perfect treat for the Zinfandel & Petite Sirah enthusiasts and include a logo gift box. Robert’s Riches Zinfandel Set with Wood Box 2015 Black Chicken Zinfandel 2015 Pagani Ranch Zinfandel Retail $100 Club $90 Purchase Dave’s Diamonds Napa Heritage Set with Wood Box 2015 Black Chicken Zinfandel […]

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    Aresti Chile Wines S.A.-Trisquel-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Petit Verdot-Colchagua-Chile-2013-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of balck cherry and some spice , dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               ICQ 1221-VR-Acinum-Corvina-Corvinone-Rondinella-Molinara-Oseleta-Valipolicella-Verona-Italy-2014-12.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose […]

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Truchard Vineyards Update

Truchard Wine in Holiday Gift Boxes This holiday season, Truchard Vineyards will be featuring the perfect gift for your friends and family: our exquisite estate wines will arrive in a beautifully engraved wooden box. We have an assortment of Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, or a sample selection in a gift box available below. We would […]

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NJ Wine Event

  Oregon Wine Tasting this Thursday! The Princeton Corkscrew Wine Shop is happy to welcome back Bill Holloran from Holloran Vineyards of the Willamette Valley, Oregon! Come join us for a wine tasting this Thursday, December 7th, 2017, from 5 pm till 8:30 pm. We will be tasting four of Bill’s phenomenal wines which have […]

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Yates Family Vineyard Update

  What a year for the record books! Our 2017 sure was eventful in our neck of the woods. We started the year off with a wet and wild, above average rainy season. Then, went through California’s worst wildfire on record in the middle of Harvest. So let’s come together and celebrate the coming of […]

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