Wild Thing Old Vine Zinfandel – Carol Shelton – Fantastico!

wild thing zin

Wild Thing Old Vine Zinfandel from Carol Shelton - $14.99 Costco, $17.99 Safeway Every now and then, a wine you are familiar with gives you a big surprise. I've reviewed the Wild Thing Old Vine Zinfandel before, and I have always enjoyed it very much. I just tried the 2013 Wild Thing Old Vine … [Continue reading]

Quest for good Pinot Noir under $20

Ritual Pinot Noir

A decent-tasting Pinot Noir under $20 is one of the most difficult wines to find for bargain wine hunters.  This is due to these two reasons: Pinot Noir is not an easy grape to grow and the yield per vineyard acre is lower than most grapes. Secondly, the popularity of Pinot Noir. You know the effect … [Continue reading]

Fetzer Sundial Chardonnay – a Book Club favorite

Fetzer Sundial Chardonnay

Janelle hosted her Mills Book Club meeting this past Friday. The book club is mostly women, but there are also a few men in the group. The ladies usually like white wine with their book discussion, and the men like reds. I was assigned to purchase … [Continue reading]

Drizly – buy wine and drink one hour later

Drizly wine and beer app

With Drizly App buy wine and drink one hour later - the new way to purchase wine It is happening now in fifteen metropolitan areas in the U.S. Shop for wine, beer, and spirits and have it delivered to your home in one hour or less. Is this new Wine … [Continue reading]

Crémant blind tasting

Cremant wines

What exactly is a Crémant wine? A Crémant wine is a sparking wine made in France outside of the Champagne region. Because of strict French law, only sparkling wine made within the Champagne region of France can be labeled "Champagne." Crémant wines … [Continue reading]

The Wubeez – best wine glass cleaner on the planet

wubeez wine glass cleaner

You can win a Wubeez - best way to clean wine glasses A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article about where to buy bargain wine glasses. In that article I mentioned that I would tell you the best way to clean your wine glasses. Well, here it … [Continue reading]