Nice California Red for $13

Highway 12 Sonoma Red Blend 2015

2015 Highway 12 Sonoma Red Blend The Highway 12 Red Blend seems to be a standard selection at several Costco stores. I see it year after year. Last time we reviewed this wine, it was the 2012 Sonoma Red Blend. This is the most recent vintage of this … [Continue reading]

Sunce Syrah and Zinfandel at Grocery Outlet

203 Sunce Syrah

2013 Sunce Syrah Russian River Valley Reviewed by Mike Age has helped the 2013 Sunce Syrah to be quite pleasing and enjoyable. In my early tasting visits to Sunce winery in the Russian River Valley, I found their wines to be very extracted and … [Continue reading]

Trending: Alternative Wine Packaging

Why Alternative Wine Packaging? I received a big mystery box of wine from Scotto Wine Cellars. Scotto is based in Lodi.  They have been there since 1963, but their wine history dates back to 1883. The Scotto Family is now in its 5th generation of … [Continue reading]

The Land of Albariño

Blind tasting - Albariño wines

Blind tasting Albariño wines What a wonderful way to spend a sunny afternoon by tasting six nice and refreshing Albariño wines. Our Vintage Wine Tasting Club met to blind taste these exciting white wines. Five of the wines were from the Rias … [Continue reading]

Easy-drinking Merlot for $13

Rancho Sisquoc Merlot

2014 Rancho Sisquoc Merlot Costco $12.99 Rancho Sisquoc is a little-known family winery in the Santa Barbara Wine Country.  Perhaps even more obscure is the fact that the winery is owned and operated by one of San Francisco's most historic and … [Continue reading]

Tasting Location Wines

David Phinney's Location Wines

Tasting Location Wines with David Phinney What a fun and exciting time we had tasting three Location Wines at a live video conference event featuring renowned winemaker David Phinney. You might remember David Phinney from the Orin Swift label and … [Continue reading]