Total Wines Opens Foster City Store – Colossal Wine Shop

Total Wines San Matoe

Total Wines is now open in Foster City's Bridgepoint Shopping Center. It is an expansive store with an extensive inventory of wines, beers and spirits. The Bridgepoint Total Wines store will compete with two nearby BevMo stores, Burlingame and San … [Continue reading]

Mother Clone Zinfandel

Pedroncelli Dry Creek Zinfandel Mother Clone

2015 Pedroncelli Dry Creek Valley Mother Clone Zinfandel - Costco $12.49 The Pedroncelli Mother Clone Zinfandel is a very popular Zinfandel.  In a sense, a cult Zin because of the price-to-quality ratio, and the fact that its ardent fans buy this … [Continue reading]

Rosé Wines – Which Ones to Try Now

Rose wines are in!

Rosé Wines - Perfect for the Spring Season Spring will be here in just a few weeks and that calls for stocking up on Rosé wines.  Rosé wines are ideal for serving and drinking from Spring through the Summer months and most of the Fall season. … [Continue reading]

Trending Now: Bourbon Barrel Aged Wine

Rich & Spicy 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon California

Bourbon Barrel Aged Wine - Will you like it? I recently received a sample of  Cabernet Sauvignon, a Bourbon barrel aged wine. The name on the bottle is Rich & Spicy. According to the producer's PR guy: "Although it's only been on the market for … [Continue reading]

Two Worthy Zinfandels at Costco

Bella Grace Amador Zinfandel

Looking for Zinfandels at Costco Costco has plenty of choices for Zinfandel wines and ones from several California wine regions. In this wine review, we have two Costco Zinfandels to recommend. They are currently at our local Costco in San Mateo. … [Continue reading]

Which Type of Chardonnay Drinker Are You?

Butter your style of Chardonnay?

Types of Chardonnay Which type of Chardonnay drinker Are you? What's your style of Chardonnay? Are you a no-oak, no- butter Chardonnay wine lover or are you a fan of big buttery, creamy, oaky Chardonnay?  Or, somewhere in between these two?  For … [Continue reading]