What are the Best Buy Wines of 2019?

These are the Vintage Wine Tasters' selections for Best Buy Wines of 2019. These wines should still be available in stores in the greater San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. We have provided a link for those wines we reviewed during the year 2019. The big wine magazines always have a top 100 in the … [Continue reading]

Raeburn Russian River Valley Chardonnay

Raeburn Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2017 2017 Raeburn Russian River Valley Chardonnay This is the first time I have tried a Raeburn wine. I am very pleased I did. I discovered this excellent Chardonnay at my local Safeway store. It sells for $13.99 at the six-pack sale price. … [Continue reading]

Sobon Estate Old Vine Zinfandel

Sobon Estate Vineyards is an exciting family-owned winery in the Sierra Foothills. Sobon makes many wines, and most of them sell for consumer-friendly prices. The tasting room is lots of fun. If you like visiting wineries, put Sobon Estate on your … [Continue reading]

Take the White Wine Challenge

This is a look at a Gewürztraminer grape cluster. Beautiful! Are you in a white-wine rut, drinking only Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc? Here is an idea for the next few weeks: Take the White Wine Challenge. What this means is shifting from your … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

Nottingham Cellars Sauvignon Blanc

Costco wine department has some amazing Best Buy wines. In the past few months, I have noticed an improvement in the wine selections in the Costco stores where I shop. I find new wines to try from different countries at incredible bargain prices. My … [Continue reading]