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 Albarino at Trader Joe's for $6.99, and I bought a … [Continue reading]

Where to find an excellent Pinot Noir for $16

Talbott Vineyards Kali Hart Pinot Noir

2014 Talbott Kali Hart Pinot Noir I found this wine in two different stores for the same price of $15.99. I stopped in at the St. Helena Safeway in the Napa Valley and purchased a six-pack of wines including one Kali Hart Pinot Noir. With the six-pack discount, the price came to $15.99.  I … [Continue reading]

Force of Nature Zinfandel

The 2014 Force of Nature Zinfandel

2014 Force of Nature Zinfandel - Costco $15.99 The Force of Nature Zinfandel is an action-packed wine with a wild label depicting a tornado striking what appears to be an Italian village. The Force of Nature is a wine produced by Rob Murray, who … [Continue reading]

2016 Kirkland Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Ti Point Vineyard

2016 Kirkland Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Ti Point Vineyard

2016 Kirkland Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Ti Point Vineyard I was very much interested in tasting this wine and comparing it with the Invivo Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc I reviewed on Monday. I was sent a sample of the Invivo; it has a list price of … [Continue reading]

How about a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc?

Invivio Sauvignon Blanc

2016  Invivo Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc $15.99 Invivo Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Expands to the U.S. Are you a fan of New Zealand-style Sauvignon Blanc, as in the famous Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc? The 2016  Invivo Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc … [Continue reading]

Nice California Red for $13

Highway 12 Sonoma Red Blend 2015

2015 Highway 12 Sonoma Red Blend The Highway 12 Red Blend seems to be a standard selection at several Costco stores. I see it year after year. Last time we reviewed this wine, it was the 2012 Sonoma Red Blend. This is the most recent vintage of this … [Continue reading]