Hanna Sauvignon Blanc revisited

2016 Hanna Sauvignon Blanc Russian River Valley

2016 Hanna Sauvignon Blanc Over many years we have enjoyed the wines of the Hanna Winery. The Hanna Winery has two tasting rooms in Sonoma Wine County, one in the Russian River Valley and the other on Highway 128 in the spectacular Alexander Valley. The best bargain in all the Hanna wines is the … [Continue reading]

Locations F and E for $12.99

David Phinney Locations Wines E and F for $12.99 The Vintage Wine Tasters recently participated in a video conference with David Phinney and tasted several of his Locations wines. We have also reviewed several of the Location Wines in the past. Last weekend, I stopped in at the Cost Plus World … [Continue reading]

Two Excellent Red Wines for under $7

Are you having a big gathering soon? Do you only buy wines under $10? Here are two excellent wines for under $7 available now at many Costco stores. We were able to do a side-by-side with these two wines to compare and contrast the quality for … [Continue reading]

A California Grenache – Under $15

Joel Gott 2013 California Grenache

Joel Gott 2013 Grenache is Worthy I am a big fan of Grenache wines from the Southern Rhone and the Languedoc in France. California Grenache wines are also excellent but tend to be above my purchase barrier of $20. I spotted the Joel Gott 2013 Alakai … [Continue reading]

2014 Bonterra Cabernet Sauvignon – Safeway

2014 Bonterra Cabernet Sauvignon - Organic Grapes

2014 Bonterra Cabernet Sauvignon - Organic Within the last couple of weeks, we took two trips to the Napa Valley to visit some extraordinary wineries. We tasted four Cabernet wines that retailed for well over $100 a bottle. Lucky us!  Maybe you are … [Continue reading]

Luzarda Albariño at Trader Joe’s for $6.99

Luzarda Albariño at T.J.'s

2016 Luzada Albariño - Val do Salnés $6.99 Reviewed by Vintage Wine Taster Joe F The May meeting of our Vintage Wine Tasting Club featured Albariño wines. They were very well received as unique and flavorful wines. Wine taster Mike found this … [Continue reading]