Thanksgiving Wine Tips

Best wines for Thanksgiving

Best wines for Thanksgiving are the ones you like Thanksgiving wine tips - Which wines? What wines should you bring or serve for Thanksgiving? Each year this topic is covered in hundreds of articles and blog posts. The bottom line, there is no wrong wine to bring or serve for a traditional … [Continue reading]

The Case for Chianti Classico Wines

It is the Sangiovese grape that primarily makes Chianti Classico wines. The wines tend to be medium-bodied, graced with acidity, red fruit, and dried herbs. Some consider Chianti wines to be the ultimate food-friendly wine. We love it with any tomato-based pizza or pasta dish. You can’t beat … [Continue reading]

Two Cabs, One Zin, One Renegade

View from the Daou Vineyards garden tasting area Paso Robles red wines we like The Vintage Wine Tasters recently blind tasted several red wines from Paso Robles. We have four wines to recommend, all under the $20 price range. Paso Robles has … [Continue reading]

More Great Spanish Red Wines

Last time, we reviewed the fantastic tasting 2015 Bodegas LAN Reserva. In this article, we add two more great Spanish reds to try, both terrific wine values. A delicious Tempranillo - 2017 Cune Crianza 2017 Cune Crianza Rioja The 2017 Cune … [Continue reading]

2015 Bodegas LAN Reserva $16.99

I don’t often shop for wine at Whole Foods grocery; the prices are generally lower elsewhere. But this is where I found the 2015 Bodegas LAN Reserva. At $16.99, the wine price is in my ballpark.  Plus, the 2015 Bodegas LAN Reserva at Whole Foods … [Continue reading]

Washington Reds We Like

The Red Mountain AVA - big reds The State of Washington makes fantastic red wines. The Columbia Valley is where we find all the great vineyards in this amazingly-diverse agricultural state. The Columbia Valley has several sub-AVA's, including the … [Continue reading]