Tapiz Malbec – Delicioso

2015 Tapiz Alta Collection Malbec 2015 Tapiz "Alta Collection" Malbec Mendoza We love good Malbec wines from Mendoza, Argentina, especially ones produced by Bodega Tapiz. Maybe we are a little biased in our opinion. Back in 2009, we visited Bodega Tapiz and also stayed two nights in their … [Continue reading]

Trader Joe’s version of Pine Ridge

Trader Joe's has its own version of the popular Best Buy Wine, Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc Voignier. Like the Pine Ridge, the Trader Joe's version is 80% Chenin Blanc and 20% Voignier. The Pine Ridge sells for $10 to $12 at the Safeway and elsewhere, and TJ sells this wine for $7.99. How is the Trader … [Continue reading]

Three Wines to Buy Now

From the many wines we tasted through the Labor Day holiday, we picked these three wines to buy now. They are exciting values and will most likely sell out quickly. Mas Donis Old Vines 2016 If you religiously follow this blog, you know … [Continue reading]

Delicious California Malbec

2015 Shannon Reserve Malbec I rarely buy domestic Malbec. It is usually too expensive and not as good as Malbec from Argentina. In the past, I have reviewed many wonderful Argentine Malbec wines on GoodCheapVino. Most of these Argentine Malbec … [Continue reading]

Canoe Ridge Explorer $14.99

From the Horse Heaven Hills in Washington's Columbia Valley comes the Canoe Ridge Explorer, a red blend of fascinating flavors. The Explorer - Horse Haven Hills AVA - Columbia Valley Canoe Ridge Explorer Red Blend 2015 We don't see too … [Continue reading]

Six Delicious Zinfandel Wines under $20

Over the last couple of months I have tasted several Zinfandel wines. My Zin-tasting research was to choose the wines for the Vintage Wine Tasters blind tasting. I compared eleven different Zinfandel wines, selecting six delicious wines for the … [Continue reading]