Two Reds at Costco

Red Blend Portugal deliveres a tasty wine

We recently purchased two reds from our local Costco Store. Both are red blends. From Portugal, we have a $5.99 wine, and from Sonoma comes a Francis Ford Coppola Claret for $13.89. Which one is the better wine? Red Blend Portugal by Casa Santos Lima 2017 $5.99 Red Blend Portugal deliveres a … [Continue reading]

On Ten Years of Tasting Wine

This past month we, the Vintage Wine Tasting Club, celebrated ten years of tasting wine together. We formed our wine club in June of 2009. Ten of us, roughly the same age and all with a connection to each other growing up in San Francisco. Vintage Wine Tasting Club Our wine tasting club works … [Continue reading]

Bonterra Cabernet Sauvignon $10

Bonterra winery and Cabernet

As promised in my last article, we have a very good Cabernet Sauvignon to recommend. The Foster City Costco has plenty of this wine at $9.99. This is the 2017 vintage of the popular Bonterra Cabernet Sauvignon. Bonterra prides itself in organic … [Continue reading]

Martin Ray Sauvignon Blanc

Last week, we recommended two wines at Costco for under $7. This week, I discovered two other terrific values for $10 and $11. These two wines are a step above last week's picks. This post, we review the 2017 Martin Ray Russian River Valley Sauvignon … [Continue reading]

Two Wines at Costco – Under $6

For those who seek Good Cheap Vino under $10, here are two we recommend at Costco. From Fetzer comes a well-crafted Merlot for $4.99. In the white wine category, Costco is offering a $5.99 wine from Robleo, one of the few Mexican-owned wineries in … [Continue reading]

Rockpile Zinfandel at BevMo

Rockpile Zinfandel from Rosenblum Rockpile Zinfandel by Rosenblum I don't often shop at BevMo these days. I have not found much in the way of wine bargains that interests me. This past Saturday morning, walking by the Burlingame Avenue BevMo … [Continue reading]