Garnacha from Cariñena – Corona De Aragon $10, 89 Points

  Corona De Aragon 2014 Old Vine Garnacha What a pleasure to discover a wine bargain like the Corona De Aragon 2014 Old Vine Garnacha. The D.O. (wine appellation) is Cariñena. The Cariñena wine region is in the region of Aragon, in the … [Continue reading]

Searching for Good Sparkling Wine at Best Buy Prices

Best Buy Sparkling Wines

Good Sparkling Wine at Best Buy prices are alive and well in the U.S. We recommend these sparkling wines and where you can find them How Sparkling Wine is made Good Sparkling Wine at Best Buy Prices Sparkling wine is one of the world's … [Continue reading]

Black Slate Escaladei 2016 – Perfection from the Priorat

Black Slate Escaladei 2016

Black Slate Escaladei 2016 is from the Priorat wine region of Spain Escaladei is the oldest village in the Priorat with old vine vineyards The name Black Slate refers to the soil that typifies this area and produces a wine of … [Continue reading]

Another Best Buy Tempranillo – Embocadero

Last week we touted the Condado De Haza Tempranillo; this week it is the 2014 Embocadero Tempranillo Embocadero is from the Ribera del Duero region of Spain Wine Spectator rates it "A Smart Buy"   2014 Embocadero by Bodegas Pedro … [Continue reading]

Favorite Wines at Trader Joe’s

TJ Pinot noir

Vintage Wine Tasters select their favorite wines at Trader Joe's These wines are at most San Francisco Bay Area Trader Joe's stores Shop for groceries; then choose one or more of these Best Buy wines at Trader Joe's Favorite wines at … [Continue reading]

Try a tasty white wine from Alto Adige – Italy’s Dolomites

Cantina Tramin Alto Adige

Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris are one-and-the-same grape The Italians say Pinot Grigio and the French say Pinot Gris Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris are planted in many regions of the world where there is a cool climate Alto Adige in Northern … [Continue reading]