How good is New Zealand Pinot Noir?

New Zealand Pinot Noir blind tasting

How good is New Zealand Pinot Noir in the bargain category? On Tuesday, April 5th, the Vintage Wine Tasters met to blind taste Pinot Noir wines. Vintage Wine Taster Joe F. spent several weeks tasting New Zealand Pinot Noir wines in the affordable … [Continue reading]

Decantiere – for wine aerating


Decantiere If you are a regular reader of GoodCheapVino, you know that the Vintage Wine Tasters often recommend decanting and aerating wines. I have touted decanters in the past, such as the Wine Breather and the Nuance Finer. I have been testing a … [Continue reading]

Mobius Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Mobius Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

The vintage of 2013 is being touted as one of the best in recent years, especially the Cabernet Sauvignon crop. We are just beginning to see the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon wines, that have some extra aging time, released and appearing on the wine … [Continue reading]

Solar de Libano at Weimax Wines

Solar de Librano Crianza

A few weeks back we posted the article "Why you should be buying Spanish wines now." The Solar de Libano is another dandy Spanish wine to add to the list of reasons why. Solar de Libano Crianza 2011 - Weimax Wines $9.99 Here is a great value at … [Continue reading]

Sobon Syrah 2013 Amador County – A Draeger’s Market Deal

Sobon Syrah 2013

Sobon Syrah 2013 Amador County From the Sobon Estate Winery in Amador County comes this bargain, highly recommended by Vintage Wine Taster Bruce. Bruce reports: I discovered this gem at Draeger's Grocery in San Mateo. They do occasionally have some … [Continue reading]

Grocery Outlet wine steal

2012 Bonny Doon Le Cigare Blanc at the Grocery Outlet

Grocery Outlet wine steal - Le Cigare Blanc from Bonny Doon This is yet another wine bargain discovery from Vintage Wine Taster Mike. He reports: The Le Cigare Blanc eetails for $28 on on Randall Grahm's Bonny Doon website. It is a paltry $8.99 at … [Continue reading]