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NYC Wine Event

Just a few tickets remain available to join Rob Fisher at Terroir Tribeca next Tuesday evening for a tasting of library vintages spanning three decades, as well as a selection of newly released wines. Casual plates, charcuterie and a selection of cheeses will be included to pair with wines. While the open house format will […]

Merry Edwards Winery is Sold To Louis Roederer

Louis Roederer Acquires Merry Edwards Winery The Pinot Noir specialist is the Champagne-based company’s first venture into Sonoma County. By Jim Gordon Frédéric Rouzaud of Maison Louis Roederer and Merry Edwards of Merry Edwards Winery / Photo by Alexander Rubin French firm Maison Louis Roederer purchased one of the most prominent California Pinot Noir producers, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Meredith Vineyards Estate-Merry Edwards-Pinot Noir-Sonoma Coast-California-2009-14.2% Alcohol-$38.98-A nose of some cherry and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with cherry, raspberry, cola and spices on finish, still good but drink now.          WS-89          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus. Browne Family Vineyards-Heritage-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Petite Sirah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose […]

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Edmeades Vineyards-Zinfandel-Mendocino County-California-2014-15.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, blackberry, some chocolate and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WS-87          WE-93 (#6 top Wines of 2018)          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Chateau de Rayne Vigneau-Sauternes-Gironde-France-2007-13.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of sweet fruit […]

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                              Helen And Adam Tolmach-Ojai-Pinot Noir-Bien Nacido Vineyard-2010-13.0% Alcohol-$39.98-A muted nose of some fruit and some spice, medium ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with cherry, raspberry, some spice on flat finish, past it’s prime, expected more.          NR          CR-84          Good down the drain or cooking.                             Parducci Wine Cellars-Petite Sirah-Small Lot Blend-Mendocino […]

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                            Lava Vine Vineyards-Zinfandel-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$27.00-A nose of dark cherries and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to A full bodied Zin, with black cherry, berry jam, brown sugar with spice on finish, a solid Zin.          NR          CR-90          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                        Bollina S.R.L.-Tavros-Primitivo Di Manduria-Serravalle Scrivia-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$21.11-A nose […]

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National Drink Wine Day

National Drink Wine Day National Drink Wine Day is an unofficial holiday which is celebrated annually all over the U.S on February 18th. The purpose of this day is to celebrate the joy and health benefits of wine. After all, wine is a beverage which has played an important role in human history for thousands […]

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                           Symington Family Estates-Gould Campbell-Late Bottled Vintage Porto-Eporto-Portugal-2005-20.0% Alcohol-$17.77-A nose of sweet dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, some chocolate and spice on finish, was very good, drank over 3 weeks.           NR          CR-90         Good with deserts, ice cream.          One Cork Bonus.                             Azienda […]

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SAS Vindemio-Amadeus-Grenache-Syrah-Ventoux-France-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$21.88-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, very good, drink now.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Juggernaut Wine Co.-Hillside-Cabernet Sauvignon-North Coast-Sierra Foothills-Livermore Valley-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A huge nose of dark fruits and spices, […]

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Belinda Chang Update

Thank you for signing up for my list and/or for not unsubscribing from the jump ;).  I promise not to bother you with never-ending emails which require endless swipe-ups to get to the bottom and to the point. I will hit you up once in a while with the stuff everyone asks me about. If […]

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Pax Mahle Wines Update

Pax Mahle at Castelli-Knight Ranch, tasting fruit before picking. Photo by Leigh-Ann Beverley. WINTER RELEASE Allocations close TONIGHT at 11:59pm. Click Here to Download the Letter from Pax. Become a Club Member and never worry again about a missed allocation. Plus get access to new Wine Club Exclusive events/tastings! (Memberships are always customizable and flexible […]

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