Your House Wine for Pizza and Pasta Nights

Front label of 2014 Poggio al Casone, Toscana, Italy - $9.99 at Trader Joe's

Fast Facts: 2014 Poggio al Casone, Toscana, Italy ($9.99 @Trader Joe’s in California)   Frankly, every time I take a first sip of this wine I exclaim (often to myself): “I don’t know how they do it!” For starters, this brand is always well-aged. In this case 8 (!) years. That rarely comes cheap.  And … Read moreYour House Wine for Pizza and Pasta Nights

Literally Super – a Tuscan Red Blend from Costco

Bottle and glass of Kirkland Signature 2018 Toscana in front of a fire. $14.99 at Costco.

Fast facts: 2018 Kirkland Signature Toscana IGT, Italy ($14.99 @ Costco, California – Item #1181768)   Wine runs deep in Tuscany, aka, Toscana. Like the art of the Renaissance, it is tightly woven into the cultural identity of this central Italian region. Agriculture forms the roots of the Tuscan lifestyle, and “the big three” – … Read moreLiterally Super – a Tuscan Red Blend from Costco

Two Great Italian Wine Values from Trader Joe’s and Costco – Both Under $10

Front label of 2013 Casone Toscana

Fast Facts: 2013 Poggio al Casone, Toscana, Italy ($9.99 @Trader Joe’s in California) N.V. Castello del Poggio Moscato, Veneto, Italy ($7.99 @Costco in California – Item #450887) Both of our featured wines this week hail from Italy.  Although, as the private jet flies, the two regions aren’t all that far apart, these two wines are … Read moreTwo Great Italian Wine Values from Trader Joe’s and Costco – Both Under $10