A Nice $9.99 Sonoma/Alexander Valley Cabernet from Costco – Perfect for Food

Bottle and glass of Kirkland Signature 2018 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

Fast facts: 2018 Kirkland Signature Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, Sonoma Valley, California ($9.99 @ Costco, California – Item #223343)   Long term readers may have detected a slight bias we have in favor of Sonoma Valley vs. Napa Valley.  There is no disputing that both Valleys produce world class wines, but the sheer diversity that … Read moreA Nice $9.99 Sonoma/Alexander Valley Cabernet from Costco – Perfect for Food

A Pair of Special Cabs from Costco

Bottles and glasses of Bound and Kirkland Signature 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon. The former from Sonoma, the latter from Napa Valley.

Fast Facts: 2018 Kirkland Signature Cabernet Sauvignon, Suscol Vineyard, Napa Valley, California ($16.99 @Costco in California – Item #1491800) 2018 Bound, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California ($9.99* @Costco in California – Item #1422019) *net price after $6 discount   The Mayacamas mountain range in Northern California separates two of the most famous wine regions in … Read moreA Pair of Special Cabs from Costco

Two Ten Buck Chucks – A Lot of Flavor for $9.99

Bottles and glasses of Trader Joe's Reserve 2018 Merlot Lot #202 (left) and 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Lot #179

Fast facts: 2018 Trader Joe’s Reserve Merlot Lot #179, Napa Valley, California ($9.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California) 2018 Trader Joe’s Reserve  Cabernet Sauvignon Lot #202, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California ($9.99 @Trader Joe’s, California)   We’ve tried many of wines from the Trader’s Joe’s Reserve line up, and these may be two of the best we … Read moreTwo Ten Buck Chucks – A Lot of Flavor for $9.99

Crazy good Cab, at a Crazy Good Trader Joe’s Price!

Photo of front label of Technique 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon from Trader Joe's

Fast facts:  2018 Technique  Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California – $5.99 (@Trader Joe’s, California) This was one of those wines that stopped me in my tracks during my most recent “recon” at the Trader Joe’s wine department. After all, Alexander Valley is THE appellation for Cabernet Sauvignon in Sonoma (the critically acclaimed – … Read moreCrazy good Cab, at a Crazy Good Trader Joe’s Price!

$9.99 CabSauv Taste Test – Costco v. Trader Joe’s

A bottle and glass of Kirkland Signature 2016 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and a bottle and glass of Trader Joe's Reserve 2017 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvigon

Ahead of the July 4th holiday, we couldn’t resist putting these two Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon “in the ring” to see which one would prove to be the winner. In this corner… Fast facts: 2016 Kirkland Signature Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County, California  ($9.99 @Costco, California) Product #: 223343 2017 Trader Joe’s Reserve Alexander … Read more$9.99 CabSauv Taste Test – Costco v. Trader Joe’s