$12.99 for a Stemmler Pinot Noir – Good Thanksgiving Wine Choice

Stemmler Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2013

2013 Stemmler Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast We found the Stemmler Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast at the San Francisco Grocery Outlet on Geary Street in the outer Richmond District. Cost is $12.99. The Robert Stemmler Winery has an excellent reputation when it … [Continue reading]

Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Pinot Noir 2014 Carneros $17

Three Robert Mondavi Napa Valley 2014 selections

2014 Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Pinot Noir Carneros Lucky me, I just received a UPS shipment of these three Robert Mondavi wines, compliments of their PR Company. We opened and drank the 2014 Robert Mondavi Pinot Noir last evening while watching the … [Continue reading]

2012 Cune Crianza – A Classic Rioja Wine

2012 Cune

2012 Cune Crianza - Costco $9.99 This classic Rioja Tempranillo comes from one of Spain's oldest and most famous Bodegas, the Cune winery, based in the village of Haro. The 2012 Cune Crianza has been piling up the accolades. 91 Points from the Wine … [Continue reading]

Pecorino – Not the Cheese, the Wine

Pecorino wine

2015 Ciù Ciù Pecorin Offida - $15.99 Weimax Wines Pecorino wine is the type of wine one discovers in a small wine shop. Gerald Weisel has been running Weimax for more than 40 years. His wine journeys take him all over the world in search of wine … [Continue reading]

Best wine choices for Thanksgiving

best wines for thanksgiving

Updated on November 1, 2016 With so many dishes that make up this beautiful holiday meal, what are the best wine choices for Thanksgiving? I polled the Vintage Wine Tasters and asked what wines they were likely to serve with dinner or to bring as … [Continue reading]

Sera Fina Sauvignon Blanc Sierra Foothills – $13


Before we review the very tasty Sera Fina Sauvignon Blanc, there are a couple of worthy wine sales that should capture the fancy of bargain wine hunters. Vintage Wine Taster Mike tells us that the once-a-year Grocery Outlet wine sale will take place … [Continue reading]