Another Best Buy Tempranillo – Embocadero

Last week we touted the Condado De Haza Tempranillo; this week it is the 2014 Embocadero Tempranillo Embocadero is from the Ribera del Duero region of Spain Wine Spectator rates it "A Smart Buy"   2014 Embocadero by Bodegas Pedro Regalado Reviewed by Mike I purchased the … [Continue reading]

Favorite Wines at Trader Joe’s

TJ Pinot noir

Vintage Wine Tasters select their favorite wines at Trader Joe's These wines are at most San Francisco Bay Area Trader Joe's stores Shop for groceries; then choose one or more of these Best Buy wines at Trader Joe's Favorite wines at Trader Joes - Vintage Wine Taster Picks Grocery … [Continue reading]

Try a tasty white wine from Alto Adige – Italy’s Dolomites

Cantina Tramin Alto Adige

Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris are one-and-the-same grape The Italians say Pinot Grigio and the French say Pinot Gris Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris are planted in many regions of the world where there is a cool climate Alto Adige in Northern … [Continue reading]

Condado De Haza – Tempranillo from Ribero del Duero

Condado de Haza

Condado De Haza is from one of Spain's pioneer winemakers, Alejandro Fernandez 100% Tempranillo grape from the great wine growing region of Ribero del Duero Costco price is $17.99, KL Wines price is $24.99. Spanish Table price is … [Continue reading]

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 … [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 … [Continue reading]