Good Cheap Vino

In Search of the Ultimate Wine Bargain

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I’m savoring the delightful shift in pace offered by the exceptional white wine hailing from the Rioja region of Spain. Exploring new wines, especially as we embark on a fresh year, is always a joy. The 2022 Muga White Wine, currently available at Costco for $14.99, has captured my attention. Read More


Wines we like now at these stores

See our favorite wines at these stores and wine departments. These are excellent tasting wines at affordable prices. In other words, Good Cheap Vino.

Why consider our wine recommedations

Our motto is to discover Good Cheap Vino: we search, find, and recommend affordable wines that deliver quality. Wondering why our wine recommendations are worth considering? Here’s why our recommendations are legitimate. Unlike professional wine tasters, such as those at Wine Spectator or Wine Advocate, we don’t taste high-end wines daily, which can lead to a jaded palate. Instead, we understand what the average wine drinker likes and enjoys, Our palates understand what the common wine drinker likes and enjoys. We are more like most moderate drinkers.

We taste many wines and only recommend the ones we think qualify as a Best Buy or Good Cheap Vino.  We began Good Cheap Vino in 2010. The price of good wines has risen but there is still a vast amount of great tasting wines under $20. Take the guest work out of buying wines. Check our list of recommended wines and read our wine reviews.

Why take a trip to a winery

Korbel in the Russian River Valley

Visiting a winery gives you the opportunity to learn about the winemaking process from start to finish. You’ll see the grapes growing on the vine, learn about the different types of grapes and how they’re harvested, and see how the grapes are turned into wine. You may even have the chance to taste different varieties of wine straight from the barrel. Learning about the winemaking process can deepen your appreciation for wine and help you understand the nuances of different varieties and vintages. Read More

Wine and the Herb Garden

Learn the connection between wine and herbs. They enhance each other making a meal more delightful. Learn the nuances of the herbal fragrancies in wine. Learn how to grow herbs in outdoors or indoors. Read more.

Tomatoes and Vino – fresh garden tomato recipes and wine matching

Garden tomato season is peaking. What to do with all the tomatoes that are ready at once? Slice them or dice them and prepare these great dishes. Click here for some fantastic tomato ideas.

Which corkscrew is best and other wine gadgets – Read More

Now is the time to shop online and order something special for the wine aficionado.  Wine books, decanters, wine glasses, and cork pullers will make your wine-lover relative or friend very happy. Wine gadgets are always fun. Read More