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 famous Red Mountain AVA in the photo. The … [Continue reading]

2019 Laxas Albariño $11

Any time of the year is excellent for enjoying an Albariño wine, but even more so now during summertime weather. Albariño is the Spanish grape from the Rias Baixas region of Spain. Albariño is a dry wine with citrus characteristics and a bit of minerality. Right now, Costco is carrying the 2019 As … [Continue reading]

Grocery Outlet Wine Alert + Favorite Pizza Vino

At the Redwood City Grocery Outlet - plenty of this wine was on display as of 6/30 Grocery Outlet Wine Alert - 2017 Gustafson Cabernet Sauvignon - $7.99 Gustafson Vines high atop the Dry Creek Valley Sadly, the Gustafson Family Vineyard in … [Continue reading]

This Summer Make it Husch

Husch Gewurztraminer from the Anderson Valley in Mendocino County Go for the 2020 Husch Gewurztraminer Do you know Gewurztraminer? If not, you are missing one of the great Alsatian wines. It can be dry to sweet, but oh so delicious. The 2020 … [Continue reading]

Mike Finds a Terrific Wine Bargain

Vintage Wine Taster Mike Beltran is sharing one of his Best Buy Wine discoveries on GoodCheapVino. Rhone By Roger Sabon - $15 delicious Rhone red 2019 Rhone by Domaine Roger Sabon "What a treat I discovered in this beauty of a Cote du Rhone … [Continue reading]

Kirkland Signature Wines – The ones you should buy today

The Kirkland Signature wine label is gaining prestige among the wine critics. It is time for regular wine drinkers like the Vintage Wine Tasters to pass judgment on the Kirkland Signature wine label. Over the years, I am sure you have tried … [Continue reading]