Bargain Wine Glasses – where to buy them

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Bargain wine glasses - how to select and where to purchase A good set of wine glasses is "a must" in order to get full enjoyment from any bottle of wine, be it bargain wine or a wine at the very high end. All our members of the Vintage Wine Tasters have a nice selection of wine glasses that we use … [Continue reading]

BevMo Wine – the good and the bad

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BevMo Wine - the good and the bad It has been several months since I've seriously shopped at BevMo for wine. Last week, I spent time at the Burlingame and San Mateo stores. My thoughts on BevMo wine, the good and the bad. The Good … [Continue reading]

Bargain Alert – Chateau Felice wine sale

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Chateau Felice is a small winery on Chalk Hill Road in Sonoma County. I had a chance to taste their wines a few years ago when they had a tasting room in Healdsburg. I thought the wines were very good at the time, but too expensive for my wine … [Continue reading]

Hip Wine and more

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Here I am, sitting in the middle of the Napa Valley. We are staying at a home just north of St. Helena. I am surrounded by beautiful vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay to be specific. What a paradise it is here! I was invited to a wine … [Continue reading]

Do you know about Montes and Kaiken wines?

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We are back from the Wine Bloggers Conference in the beautiful Finger Lakes. We tasted tons of different Finger Lakes wines and most of these, including the very good ones, are under $20. The problem is you rarely find them beyond the state of New … [Continue reading]

Vinted and Bottled – Be a wine label detective

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I've been seeing “Vinted and Bottled” on many more wine bottle labels these days. The 2012 and 2013 grape harvest in California was spectacular by all accounts. The harvest was a bonanza in both quantity and quality. Perhaps excess grape juice … [Continue reading]