Nexo Garnacha 2015 $4.78

Close out at World Market in Bridge Pointe Nexo Garnacha 2015 - Close Out I discovered the Nexo Garnacha 2015 at my local Cost Plus World Market in the Bridgepointe Shopping Center of San Mateo. The store has a closeout section in their wine department that I regularly check. The beautiful … [Continue reading]

Which Nebbiolo Wine?

Nebbiolo Wine Tasting Nebbiolo is an Italian grape grown primarily in the Piedmonte region of Italy. Barolo and Barbaresco, two of Italy's finest wines, are 100% Nebbiolo grape. Nebbiolo is a fussy grape, difficult to grow, but well suited to the climate of the Piedmonte area. Barolo and … [Continue reading]

Hot to Trot at Trader Joe’s $7.99

The 2016 14 Hands Hot to Trot Red Blend 2016 14 Hands Hot to Trot Smooth Red Blend - Trader Joe's $7.99 The 2016 14 Hands Hot to Trot Smooth Red Blend is from the Columbia Valley and a crazy blend of many grapes. From the 14 Hands Web Tech … [Continue reading]

An Old Stand By – Louis Martini Sonoma Cab

An old stand-by in affordable Cabernet Sauvignon Louis Martini Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Louis Martini Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 The Louis Martini Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon has been one of GoodCheapVino's go to Cabs … [Continue reading]

Broquel Malbec & Kirkland Malbec

Broquel Malbec vs Kirkland Malbec - same winemaker, winery.

Broquel Malbec vs Kirkland Malbec Broquel or Kirkland Malbec? While doing some research in Trader Joe's for my previous post on Wines at Trader Joe's, I noticed the Trapiche Broquel Malbec 2017 for $10.99. What caught my eye was how similar it … [Continue reading]

Trader Joe’s Wine Department

How good is the Trader Joe's wine department compared to other grocery stores? Most shoppers love the convenience of finding all their grocery needs at one store. Having a good wine department is a plus. So how does the Trader Joe's wine department … [Continue reading]