Zaca Mesa Chardonnay – $9

Zaca Mesa Chardonnay

Zaca Mesa Chardonnay $9 - Santa Ynez Valley AVA It's been quite some time since I have found a wine at BevMo that I could recommend. It seems that BevMo continues to stock the same obscure labels for their sale wines. I also heard rumors that Total Wines is negotiating a buy-out of BevMo stores. … [Continue reading]

Javier San Pedro Randez Tempranillo at Trader Joe’s

Javier San Pedro Randez Tempranillo

Javier San Pedro Randez Tempranillo at Trader Joe's - $7.99 I'm a big fan of Spanish Wines. I like the price point, the quality, and the variety of wines. I have not found too many Spanish wines to my fancy at Trader Joe's, but this one is a true wine value. The Javier San Pedro Randez Tempranillo … [Continue reading]

Fantastic red wine – Zerran Montsant $11

Zerran Montsan

Zerran Montsant - K&L Wines $10.99 The Zerran Montsant is a monster of a wine bargain. How about 91 points from Steven Tanzer and 90 Points from both Robert Parker and the Wine Spectator! We liked the 2011 Vintage of the Zerran Montsant, but … [Continue reading]

Chardonnay taste off – Husch Vs Kunde

husch chardonnay kunde chardonnay

Which Chardonnay is the better buy at Trader Joe's? Janelle hosted her Book Club meeting and purchased two Chardonnay wines from Trader Joe's. We poured a 2014 Husch Chardonnay from the Anderson Valley in Mendocino, $9.99, and a 2014 Kunde … [Continue reading]

Cameron Hughes Pinot Noir Santa Maria

Cameron Hughes Pinot Noir

Cameron Hughes Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley 2012 Lot 503 We recently reported the results of a blind tasting of Pinot Noir wines from New Zealand. The average price for those wines was around $22. The Cameron Hughes Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley … [Continue reading]

Doelas Albariño

Dellicious Albariño

2013 Lagar de Costa Doelas Albariño Rias Baixas Doelas Abariño - Table Wines $17.99 We definitely have a fondness for Spanish Albariño wines. The first time we tasted an Albariño wine was in 2007 in Santiago de Castillo, in northern Spain. It was … [Continue reading]