For Malbec Lovers – Diam Andes de Uco 2013

Diam Andes de Uco  2013 - A delightful Malbec

Diam Andes de Uco 2013 - Costco $13.99 The Diam Andes de Uco Malbec is for wine lovers who want a mellow red wine with gentle flavors and a perfect balance of tannins and acidity. This is a beautiful Malbec wine, showing the character of the … [Continue reading]

Long Meadow Ranch Sauvignon Blanc Rutherford 2014

Long Meadow Ranch SB Rutherford 2014

Tropically Delicious - Long Meadow Ranch Sauvignon Blanc Rutherford 2014 - Costco $14.99 The Long Meadow Ranch Sauvignon Blanc Rutherford 2014 is available at some Costco stores including the Redwood City Store. This is a lovely and refreshing … [Continue reading]

On a roll with Spanish wines – Can Blau 2013

A blend of 40% blah, 40% blah, and 20% blah - Wonderful!

Can Blau 2013 Monstant - Costco $11.99 This is yet another fantastic Spanish wine. This one is from Montsant and is a blend of three Rhone varieties of grapes. First, a little about Spain's Montsant wine region and why we like the wines from … [Continue reading]

Spanish Dynamic Duo


Spanish wines are so good and seem to be getting better each year. That might be due to the fact that the U.S. wine consumer is discovering Spanish wines, and we see more imports to the U.S. The quality-to-price ratio cannot be beat from any other … [Continue reading]

Black Slate 2013 is Awesome!

Black Slate 2013

Mas d'en Compte Black Slate - Porrera Priorat 2013 If you regularly read GCV, you know that I love wines from the Priorat and Montsant regions of Spain. It is mostly Garnacha (Grenache) and Carignane that grows in this winegrowing area of Spain's … [Continue reading]

Have you done white Rhone wines?

White Rhone wines

Blind tasting of white Rhone wines White Rhone wines are not particularly the most popular or widely-sold white wines in the U.S. Relatively few are found in wine shops and certainly are not available in most supermarket wine departments. Rhone reds … [Continue reading]