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]

Grocery Outlet Wine Sale

20%-off wine sale is April 3 to April 9 Grocery Outlet Wine Sale - which to Consider I went to my local Grocery Outlet in Redwood City to check out the wines before the big sale begins on Wednesday, April 3. I was not alone on my scouting trip. … [Continue reading]

Puerta de Plata Reserva at TJ’s

Best Buy Wine - Puerta de Plata 2013 for $7.99 at Trader Joe's Puerta de Plata 2013 - Best Buy Vino Vintage Wine Taster Mike is our top Best Buy sleuth. It almost seems he can smell a wine bargain while passing a wine shop or store. Mike … [Continue reading]

White Wines for Spring

Spring has officially arrived on the calendar. Our wet winter will bring Spring abundant greenery and wildflowers. It is time to stock up on white wines for outdoor occasions. Whether it is a picnic, garden party, barbecuing, or just enjoying Spring, … [Continue reading]

Costco Steakhouse Tri-Tip with a Cabernet

The first day of Spring is near. That means barbecue time. We tried the Costco Steakhouse Tri-Tip, and it is a delicious piece of beef. Costco sells the Steakhouse Tri-Tip for $5.99 a pound. The tri-tip comes seasoned and in a marinade of … [Continue reading]