Drinking Backwards this Thanksgiving

Fast facts: NV Graham’s 10 Year Tawny Port, Porto, Portugal ($22.99 @ Costco, California – Item #185916)   In past years, we have counted down the weeks to the big Thanksgiving holiday meal with a progression of wines culminating in a dessert wine.  This is what the Aussies refer to as “stickies” due to their … Read moreDrinking Backwards this Thanksgiving

TJ’s Mystery Meritage Wine is a Winner

Front label of 2019 Trader Joe's Grand Reserve Knights Valley Meritage Lot #100

Fast facts: 2019 Trader Joe’s Reserve Meritage Lot 100, Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California ($12.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California)   So often in our reviews we discuss whether a vintage is too old, and whether the wine may have passed.  This is especially true for white wines but applies to red wines as well.  In the … Read moreTJ’s Mystery Meritage Wine is a Winner

Trader Joe’s Makes Your TG Dessert Wine as Easy as, well, Pie!

Shelf display of Porto Morgado Tawny Port at Trader Joe's showing $10.99 price

Fast facts: Porto Morgado, 10 Years Old Tawny Port, Douro, Portugal ($10.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California) We are publishing a early since this week Thirsty Thursday falls on the Thanksgiving holiday, and some of you may still find yourself at your local Trader Joe’s as part of your preparations for your celebration. If not, this would … Read moreTrader Joe’s Makes Your TG Dessert Wine as Easy as, well, Pie!