Pontificis White – does it measure up to its classy GSM brother

The Vintage Wine Tasters scored the Pontificis Red its Top GSM wine. How does the Pontificis white wine compare? Both are $6.99 The Pontificis white is from the south of France and a blend of Viognier, Roussanne, and Marsanne In the U.S. the Pontificis label is found only at Trader Joe's … [Continue reading]

A Dazzling Roussillon for $15

2015 Saint-Roch Chimeres

Some of the best wine values are coming from the South of France, and this wine is a perfect example Jeb Dunnuck gives it a 93-point rating on the Wine Advocate, "I would gladly pay three to four times the going rate. Bravo!" Another masterful import by Eric Solomon 2015 Château … [Continue reading]

Exciting White Wine for $14 – Ron Rubin Pinot Gris Russian River Valley

Ron Rubin Pinot Gris Russian River Valley

Pinot Gris is an exciting alternative to Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay Ron Rubin Pinot Gris Russian River Valley is a steal at $14 at Costco A perfect white wine for lazy sipping on a summer afternoon 2016 Ron Rubin Pinot Gris Russian … [Continue reading]

Tannat – The Wine You Need to Experience

Tannat is a rather obscure red wine grape gaining popularity Tannat has robust tannins and flavors The Vintage Wine Tasters blind tasted six Tannat wines from the areas of France, Uruguay, and California About Tannat Move over Cabernet … [Continue reading]

2016 Perlita Malbec-Syrah

2016 Perlita Malbec-Syrah

A good quality red wine at Costco for $10.99 Rated 93 Points by wine critic James Suckling Vineyards are in the Uco Valley of Mendoza, a blend of 80% Malbec, 20% Syrah 2016 Perlita Malbec-Syrah by DiamAndes - $10.99 Costco The 2016 Perlita … [Continue reading]

2016 Delas Saint-Esprit Côtes du Rhône

2016 Delas Saint Esprit

It has been awhile since we posted wine recommendations, seven weeks in fact. It's not that we stopped buying wine or gave up drinking wine. It is because we all have been very busy with other activities and concerns. It's time to get back to … [Continue reading]