BevMo’s Mix it Up Sale

Mix it up H3 wine

It looks like BevMo has a new sales strategy in addition to its 5 Cent Sale. The BevMo Mix it Up sale means you can buy a pair of unrelated types of alcohol and get both at a lesser price. This means you could buy a bottle of liquor and a bottle of … [Continue reading]

Solenara Vinas Viejos 2012 Yecla

Solanera 2012

I visit The Wine Stop on Burlingame Avenue in Burlingame on occasion. Burlingame Avenue is one of the coolest streets on the San Mateo Peninsula and draws a great deal of traffic. It's busy with mostly upscale shoppers browsing the boutique shops and … [Continue reading]

Gérard Bertrand Languedoc and visiting tasting rooms in Paso Robles

At Costco for $9.99

Gérard Bertrand Languedoc 2011 Syrah/Grenache Red - Costco $9.99 There seems to be plenty of the Gérard Bertrand Languedoc 2011 Syrah/Grenache at both the Foster City Costco and the South San Francisco Costco on Airport Blvd. Gérard Bertrand is a … [Continue reading]

Trader Joe’s Tempranillo plus the blender test

Zumaya Tempranillo 2013

Zumaya Ribera del Duero Tempranillo 2013 - Trader Joe's $7.99 Spanish wines are always a good wine value and we can certainly add this tasty Tempranillo to the list. It is only $8 at Trader Joe's. The Zumaya Tempranillo has a soft aroma of black … [Continue reading]

Clancy’s red at Costco

Clancy's Costco

Clancy's Red Blend - Costco $12.69 Clancy's is yet another enjoyable wine from the world famous producer Peter Lehmann. Clancy's is from Barossa Valley in Australia. This is a very lively red blend comprised of 58% Cabernet, 22% Shiraz, and 20% … [Continue reading]

Super Tuscan Casone Toscana at Trader Joe’s

Casone Toscana

Casone Toscana 2009 - Trader Joe's $9.99 Our friend Caren who reads this blog said I must try this wine. "It is fantastic and only $10." I looked for the wine but it was not on the T.J. wine shelf last week. The wine steward told me they were … [Continue reading]