More Great Spanish Red Wines

Last time, we reviewed the fantastic tasting 2015 Bodegas LAN Reserva. In this article, we add two more great Spanish reds to try, both terrific wine values. A delicious Tempranillo - 2017 Cune Crianza 2017 Cune Crianza Rioja The 2017 Cune Crianza Tempranillo is another terrific wine from … [Continue reading]

2015 Bodegas LAN Reserva $16.99

I don’t often shop for wine at Whole Foods grocery; the prices are generally lower elsewhere. But this is where I found the 2015 Bodegas LAN Reserva. At $16.99, the wine price is in my ballpark.  Plus, the 2015 Bodegas LAN Reserva at Whole Foods comes with a nifty waiter’s corkscrew. I was tempted … [Continue reading]

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 … [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 … [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]