HOLY SHITSKI! Just received my new issue of Wine Enthusiast featuring their top 100 “Best Buys” for 2013. You can find five of them at your Trader Joe’s (hopefully). By “best buys” they mean great value wines but with very high wine scores. Better yet, the Trader Joe price is less than the prices listed [...]
Yes, another one. Car Men Air from Chile. This 2010 Carmenere at $5.99 a bottle ...
First, I apologize for not posting photos of the wines but with the need “improved” ...
Hey readers! I’ve been waiting for some really good wines at good prices and now ...
Greetings readers. I’m going to brag on myself a little so I hope you will stay with me. Caldwell Winery in Napa has an annual “back-label” contest for their proprietary red wine, Rocket Science. It’s become a very competitive event with many entrants. The contest is for the label on the back of the bottle [...]
Hey everybody! I’ve been gone for a while. First, in June we spent the entire month in Europe. Yes, we did try some wines. Then, when we returned home, I’ve just been real busy catching up on “stuff.” But now I have three very nice wine recommendations. All are white but this is summer [...]
Almost every week or two, I conduct a wine tasting for the Crew. The object is product knowledge and wine education. We generally have a theme and I prepare tasting notes for the Crew members. We had an interesting wine tasting two weeks ago of five white wines from five different countries. Those five were: [...]
Been away for a while but now that I’m back, I have two really fine wines at great prices. The first is Trader Joe’s Reserve Zinfandel. This Dry Creek Valley wine is great for the $9.99 price. It has nice fruit, strawberry and raspberry but it’s not jammy so the finish is on the [...]
GO!!! To your nearest Trader Joe’s and get the Trader Joe’s Reserve Syrah at $9.99 a bottle. It’s big. It’s bold. It’s spicy, peppery, sexy, and downright awesome. I’ve consumed 7 of the 8 bottles that I initially purchased. Gotta get back for more while it’s still available. [...]