Carol Shelton’s Wild Three

Look for the Carol Shelton Wild Thing wines at Safeway stores. I purchased mine at the Burlingame Safeway store on Howard Avenue. The Wild Thing wines have a bit of untamed character. There is something thrilling about these three wines. Carol … [Continue reading]

Latest Costco Wine Picks

We have some excellent wines to recommend that are currently at many Costco stores. I, and other members of the Vintage Wine Tasting Club, have sampled plenty of wines over the past few weeks. We love these Best Buy Wines at Costco. Prosecco … [Continue reading]

Albariño is rising

Albariño grape cluster - delicious and crisp white wine grapes The Great Albariño Taste-Off Albariño wine is on the rise. Albariño is a white wine, most popular in Northern Spain. Once hard to find in our local area, it is rapidly gaining favor … [Continue reading]


Three Garnacha wines from Spain's Cariñena Cariñena wine, Garnacha #GarnachaDay was Friday, September 20th. It seems that in the world of Social Media, each day of the year is dedicated to someone or something. Wine is no exception. I was … [Continue reading]

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 … [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 … [Continue reading]