A Delicious Oregon Pinot Gris by Joel Gott

delicious Oregon Pinot Gris from Joel Gott

I find Pinot Gris/Grigio wines to be some of the most refreshing and zesty white wine choices. Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio are the same grape. Gris is the French version and Grigio is the Italian version. Pinot Gris is grown widely in the Alsace … [Continue reading]

Why You Need an Italian Barbera in Your Wine Cellar


Why you need an Italian Barbera in your wine cellar First thing, have you tried an Italian Barbera? Barbera is the name of the grape and is the third most planted grape in Italy. The most noted wines produced from the Barbera grape come from the … [Continue reading]

Two excellent sparkling wines under $15

Gruet Rose

It's the summer season, with outdoor entertaining at its peak. What better way to enjoy the outdoors than with some dazzling sparkling wine in the value category? In this week's wine bargain article, we review two excellent sparkling wines under … [Continue reading]

Peña Roble Crianza 2006 – $4.99, 88 Points

100% Tempranillo from Ribera Del Duero

Peña Roble Crianza 2006 - $4.99 at the Grocery Outlet Reviewed by Vintage Wine Taster Mike The Peña Roble Crianza is produced by Bodegas Resalte de Penafiel in the D.O.(Denominaciones de Origen) Ribera Del Duero. It is 100% Tempranillo that has … [Continue reading]

Montes Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Montes Cabernet Sauvignon

Montes Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Classic Series - Costco $6.99 Wow! That's the best way to start my review of the Montes Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Classic Series. I purchased this wine at the Foster City Costco for $6.99. After July 31, the price jumps … [Continue reading]

Nonno’s Rosso by Seghesio $10

Nonno's Rosso

Nonno's Rosso by Seghesio - $10 at the Geary Street Grocery Outlet Review by Vintage Wine Taster Mike B The Nonno's Rosso Red Wine is produced by Seghesio Family Vineyards. Seghesio is the winery that put Zinfandel from Sonoma County on the map. … [Continue reading]