Bordeaux Report


Bordeaux Report - Top five reasons to visit Bordeaux Hello, Everyone, from Bordeaux. We are enjoying our stay in this fabulous French city. We are lodging in the center of town at the Majestic Hotel. There are several restaurants, stores and wine shops within easy walking distance. If you ever get … [Continue reading]

Bonterra Chardonnay – perfect party wine

The Bontarra Chardonnay made from organic grapes

The Bonterra Chardonnay made from organic grapes 2014 Bonterra Chardonnay Monterey This is one of the better-tasting inexpensive Chardonnay wines you will find on the wine shelves. The Safeway and other supermarket stores carry the Bonterra Chardonnay for around $10. The Safeway has had the best … [Continue reading]

Evodia Garnacha – Crazy good at $7

Evodia Garnacha 2014

2014 Altovinum Evodia Old Vines Garnacha - Costco $6.99 I purchased the 2014 Altovinum Evodia Old Vines Garnacha at the South San Francisco Airport Costco Store. What a terrific wine for $7! A week later I shopped at the Foster City Costco, looking … [Continue reading]

Juan Gill Continues to Impress

Bodegas Juan Gil

2013 Bodegas Juan Gil Monastrell - Costco $11.99 We have been tasting the delightful Juan Gill red wine since the 2008 vintage. It is a wonderful and dependable red wine from the wine region in Spain known as Denominación de Origen or D.O., Jumilla. … [Continue reading]

Beer brats need wine


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 … [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 … [Continue reading]