New Kirkland Signature Release is a Delightful Mash Up of Old and New Worlds

Bin of bottles of Kirkland Signature 2014 Ribera del Duero Gran Reserva

Fast Facts: 2014 Kirkland Signature Gran Reserva, Ribera del Duero, Spain ($13.99 @Costco in California – Item #1169328) The nice thing about featuring Kirkland Signature wines here is that they are distributed nationally within the chain. Branded wines that we choose to feature on this blog can be hit or miss depending on where you … Read moreNew Kirkland Signature Release is a Delightful Mash Up of Old and New Worlds

Trader Joe’s has a red for your white and blue – just $5.99!

Front label of Oxte The Silence red wine blend from Trader Joe's, via Spain

Fast facts: 2019 Oxte The Silence, Red Wine Blend, Cariñena, Spain ($5.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California) Let’s start with the most important part: this is an remarkably polished and elegant wine, especially considering its price. It is comprised of 40% Tempranillo, 25% Syrah, 25% Garnacha (aka Grenache) and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. A good summer-weight food wine, … Read moreTrader Joe’s has a red for your white and blue – just $5.99!

Two New Red Wine Finds and a TBT Pinot to Seek Out at Costco

Bottle and glass of La Granja Red Blend from Trader Joes and Bridlewood red blend from Costco

Fast Facts on this Week’s Featured Wines: 2018 La Granja 360 Tempranillo/Garnacha, Cariñena, Spain ($5.99 @Trader Joe’s in California) 2015 Bridlewood Estate Winery Blend 175, Central Coast, California ($9.99 @Costco in California – Item #576530)   Every chance I get, I deviate from my regular Costco and Trader Joe’s stores.  This month both selections are from … Read moreTwo New Red Wine Finds and a TBT Pinot to Seek Out at Costco

Two New Wine Reviews – and a New Weekly Feature Yer Gonna Love

Cases of Noble Vines Rose case-stacked at Costco

Fast Facts on this Week’s Featured Wines: 2018 Noble Vines 515 Rosé, Central Coast, California ($5.99 @Costco in California – Item #1179608) 2015 Revelation Cabernet-Merlot, Pays d’Oc, France ($5.99 @Trader Joe’s in California)   Sometimes the wines we review each week have little in common.  But this week they do – the price!  And both … Read moreTwo New Wine Reviews – and a New Weekly Feature Yer Gonna Love