1995 Château Gruaud-Larose

I recently started going through my cellar and having a go at some aged bordeaux. Today I am going to share my experience with the 1995 Château Gruaud-Larose.

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Blending Wine With The Crushpad Fusebox

A few weeks ago I was asked to participate in a blending competition against 9 other wine bloggers using the Crushpad Fusebox, a custom home based blending kit. I thought it would be cool to...

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1998 Château Haut-Brion

I am going through some aged Bordeaux in my cellar and sharing my tasting notes with the readers of Pulling The Cork. Today it is the First Growth Chateau Haut-Brion and their 1998 vintage.

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2003 Château Haut-Bailly

As I was going through the wine in my cellar I noticed that I had a number of Bordeaux that were either at the beginning, the middle or the end of their drinking window. I thought this might be a...

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Cellartracker and Burghound Partner Up

Burghound and Cellartracker, two of the finest wine related sites I know, announce their partnership.

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Pulling The Cork on The Skybar™

Drew Matich talks about and reviews The Skybar Wine System and the service he received from the customer service team at Skybar when he needed to return a faulty wine system.

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Back From Hiatus

So sorry to have been dormant for the last week and half. We are alive and well but I had some personal issues, health and family to be specific, that kept me from Pulling The Cork and from wine in...

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Budge Brown In His Own Words

Budge Brown of Cleavage Creek wine, who donates 10% of gross sales to breast cancer awareness and research, tells his story in his own words.

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Taste & Talk With Budge Brown of Cleavage Creek – Part 3

Today we conclude our conversation with Budge Brown of Cleavage Creek wines. This Taste & Talk with Budge is part of our month long attempt to raise awareness about breast cancer, early detection...

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Taste & Talk With Budge Brown of Cleavage Creek – Part 2

If you're wondering why we are pink please click here. It's National Breast Cancer Awaraness Month (NBCAM) and PTC has gone PINK to help raise awareness. Throughout the month we will also be brining...

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Taste & Talk With Budge Brown of Cleavage Creek – Part 1

If you're wondering why we are pink please click here. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and last week Pulling The Cork went pink to announce our efforts to raise awareness about...

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In Case You Missed It – 10/02/09 Edition

Pulling The Cork takes a look back at the week that was in wine for week ending October 2, 2009.

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Wine Bloggers – We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Badges!

Recently, Matt Kramer of Wine Spectator challened wine bloggers to present their credentials and qualifications to write wine reviews and tasting notes. The wine blogosphere collectively said no...

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Taste & Talk 2008 Passaggio Chardonnay

Today's episode of PTC TV is a review of the 2008 Passaggio Chardonnay. Cindy Cosco, winemaker at Passaggio, is making her Chardonnay in more of a European or French style in that it is unoaked and...

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Why We’re Pink

Pulling The Cork Recognizes National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by going pink in the main column and adding the pink ribbon to our banner header above to recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness...

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Pulling The Cork Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) and we are going pink in our main column and including the pink ribbon in our Pulling The Cork banner above to help raise awareness.

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Taste & Talk With Cindy Cosco Of Passaggio Wines – Part 3

Cindy Cosco of Passaggio Wines is really interesting. Her background and interest in wine is unique and she is committed to make a food friendly unoaked Chardonnay without malolactic conversion...

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Taste & Talk With Cindy Cosco of Passaggio Wines – Part 2

Today we're sharing the next part of our conversation with Cindy Cosco, owner and winemaker at Passaggio Wines, and she is talking about her wine making philosophy, her thinking and feelings about...

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In Case You Missed It – 09/25/09 Edition

It was a great weekend. Notre Dame showed some character and guts in getting a hard fought win over Purdue, I celebrated the Irish win with the 2004 Château Guiraud Sauternes (tasting notes to come),...

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