Beer brats need wine

beer-brats

I have been on a mission to discover the best fresh Bratwurst for making Sheboygan Beer Brats or just plain brats on the grill. You would think beer is the beverage of choice with brats, but I think wine is a better choice. Beer Brats for Labor Day Weekend I got the idea of cooking beer brats for … [Continue reading]

Excellent Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc for $11

markham napa valley sauvignon blanc

2015 Markham Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley There are plenty of Sauvignon Blanc wines to choose from at your local Supermarket and wine shop. The Dry Creek Valley and New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc are the most popular. Here is one from the Napa Valley that is a great value. It is 2015 Markham … [Continue reading]

100% Old Vine Garnacha for $7 is Winner – Atteca 2013

atteca 2013 tasting notes

The Atteca 2013 A review and recommendation from Vintage Wine Taster Mike The Grocery Outlet strikes again. The Atteca 2013 sells elsewhere for an average price of $16. Just check out Wine-Searcher.com to see for yourself. Wine.com sells the … [Continue reading]

Sobon Rocky Top Zinfandel – an Amador beauty of a Zin

Sobon Rocky Top

2013 Sobon Rocky Top Zinfandel - food friendly Zin Twice the Sobon Rocky Top Zinfandel has topped our Vintage Wine Tasting blind tasting of Zinfandel wines under $20. The Rocky Top is not easy to find, but we have three stores in the greater San … [Continue reading]

Great Pinot Noir under $20 – Russian River Valley

Balletto Pinot Noir

2013 Balletto Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Estate Bottled Costco $18.99, Balletto online wine shop $29, Wine.com $25 I recently tasted two Pinot Noir wines from Costco that were $19 each. One was the Angel Camp Pinot Noir from the Anderson … [Continue reading]

Zolo ZGS Red Blend 2012 – $3.99

Zolo Red Blend 2012

Zolo ZGS Red Blend 2012 $3.99 - Grocery Outlet For those of you who shop for wines under the $10 range, the Zolo Goucho Select Red 2012 should fit very nicely into your wine budget. I purchased this wine at the South San Francisco Grocery Outlet for … [Continue reading]