Whole Foods Olive Oil Tasting

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I have been a participant in olive oil tastings, but never conducted one myself. The folks that do PR for Whole Foods Stores asked if I would like to do an olive oil tasting of Whole Foods brand of olive oils. I thought sure, why not, it sounds like … [Continue reading]

Highway 12 Sonoma Red Blend 2012

Highway 12 Sonoma Red

Highway 12 Sonoma Red Blend 2012 Costco $12.99 My neighbor a couple of doors away is a red wine drinker and he invited me over to taste a glass of red that he termed "one of the best wine bargains I have found in years." Craig liked the wine so … [Continue reading]

Mas Donis Barrica – a delightful Montsant wine bargain

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Mas Donis Barrica - a delightful Montsant wine bargain From the Capcanes Cellars in the D.O. Montsant in Spain, this is a fantastic wine bargain. It is $12.99 at the Spanish Table. Both KL Wines and Wine.com are sold out and will not be able to … [Continue reading]

Any wine bargains at Whole Foods?

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Everyone knows the old saying about shopping at Whole Foods. "We call Whole Foods,  Whole Paycheck!"  I do shop frequently at Whole Foods in San Mateo, and I believe if you are a careful shopper you can find plenty of good prices and not spend … [Continue reading]

Searching for Portuguese Red Wine

Portuguese red wines

Portuguese Red Wine Taste Off - September 2, 2014 At our bimonthly meeting of the Vintage Wine Tasters, we blind tasted six Portuguese red wines, all under $20 a bottle. Vintage Wine Taster Mike was in charge of the Portuguese red wine tasting. The … [Continue reading]

Gundlach Bundschu Gerwurztraminer 2013

Gundlach Bundschu Gerwurztraminer 2013

Wine Picks of the Week A Gerwurztraminer, A Chardonnay and a new wine bar Gundlach Bundschu Gerwurztraminer 2013 - $14.99 Costco I loved the 2012 vintage of this wine and I like this one even more so. I like this wine so much that I went back … [Continue reading]