Super Hot Trader Joe’s Wine Tips

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 [...]

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Caldwell Winery Label Contest

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 [...]

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Three Fine Wine Recommendations At Trader Joe’s

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 [...]

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Great, Inexpensive White Wines at Trader Joe’s

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: [...]

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Trader Joe’s HOT Wine Tips

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 [...]

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HOT Trader Joe’s Wine Tips

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.               [...]

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