Valley of the Moon Blend 41 2012

Valley of the Moon Blend 41 2012

Valley of the Moon Blend 41 2012 - Safeway $13.50 - six pack price There are always a few standout wine buys at the Safeway and this is one of them. The Valley of the Moon Blend 41 2012 at the price of $13.50 is an absolute steal. This label is produced by the Madrone Vineyards Estate in Sonoma … [Continue reading]

Which Zinfandel wines to buy now

Which Zinfandel wines to buy now

Vintage wine taster Jim hosted a blind tasting of six outstanding Zinfandel wines. These Zinfandel wines were all under the $20 mark. If you are wondering which Zinfandel wines to buy now, here they are.  Our Vintage Wine Tasting Club meets bimonthly to taste wines of different varities. This is a … [Continue reading]

Bargain alert: Robledo Sauvignon Blanc $6

Robledo Sauvignon blanc

Robledo Sauvignon Blanc Seven Brothers 2013 - $5.89 Costco The Robledo Sauvignon Blanc Seven Brothers 2013 from Lake County is one of the better wine deals I have seen in some time. Costco is selling it for $5.89, and that is a whopping 70% … [Continue reading]

An oaky Chardonnay hits the mark – plus Spanish wines

Cameron Hughes 2014 Arroyo Seco Chardonnay

2014 Cameron Hughes Arroyo Seco 486 - Oaky Chardonnay - Costco $8.99 The Cameron Hughes Arroyo Seco 406 Chardonnay has hit the Costco stores. The Arroyo Seco is Cameron Hughes' most popular Chardonnay. It's big in character, with decent acidity and … [Continue reading]

The great Chateauneuf du Pape wine taste off

great-chateauneuf-tasteoff

Chateauneuf du Pape taste off - a blind tasting of six of the best The Vintage Wine Tasters met for our annual "Splurge Tasting" this last Thursday at Ristorante Rocca in Burlingame. Rocca is a wonderful neighborhood restaurant on Broadway in … [Continue reading]

Bodegas Breca Old Vine Garnacha 2012

Bodegas Breca Old Vine Garnacha 2012

This week on GoodCheapVino, a delicious red wine and a tasting of 500 Zinfandel wines. A couple of days ago I posted  "Why you should buy Spanish wines now." Here is another wine to add to the list. This wine just came into many Costco stores. The … [Continue reading]