White Wines for Spring

Spring has officially arrived on the calendar. Our wet winter will bring Spring abundant greenery and wildflowers. It is time to stock up on white wines for outdoor occasions. Whether it is a picnic, garden party, barbecuing, or just enjoying Spring, good white wine adds to the mood. These are some … [Continue reading]

Costco Steakhouse Tri-Tip with a Cabernet

The first day of Spring is near. That means barbecue time. We tried the Costco Steakhouse Tri-Tip, and it is a delicious piece of beef. Costco sells the Steakhouse Tri-Tip for $5.99 a pound. The tri-tip comes seasoned and in a marinade of Cabernet sauce. It is sealed in a wrap. The Steakhouse … [Continue reading]

Malbec at a Great Price

Terrific Best Buy Wine Crios Malbec at Costco - Under $10 - 89-Pts My initial purchase price of the 2017 Crios Malbec was $10.99. When I went back to Costco to buy more, I found the price had dropped to $8.39. What a nice surprise! At $10.99, … [Continue reading]

Why an Albariño – Two to Try

Those who regularly read GoodCheapVino.com know that we are big fans of Albariño wine. In 2005, Janelle and I traveled to Spain for a four-week wine adventure. We sat outdoors at a Tapas joint in Santiago de Compostela. We ordered Pimientos Padron … [Continue reading]

Costco Wines to Try

These are three wines to try on your next trip to Costco. Not all Costco wine departments are the same, so these wines may or may not be at your Costco store. Three Costco wines to try this week 2017 Charles Krug Sauvignon Blanc The famous … [Continue reading]

The In-between Chardonnay

In-between Chardonnay In our recent article on no-oak or naked Chardonnay wines, we mentioned the divide between the wine purist who chooses unoaked Chardonnay over the majority of Chardonnay drinkers who love the very oaky and buttery Chardonnay. … [Continue reading]