A Tasty Pair of Wines from Costco – at a Tasty $9.99 Price

Costco display of Au Contraire 2017 Chardonnay

Fast facts: 2017 Au Contraire Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California $9.99 (@Costco, California, Item# 976040) 2016 D de Dauzac, Bordeaux, France $9.99 (@Costco, California, Item# 1389225)   I’m flat out at excited about sharing these two wines with you all. You know how much we love our “high QPR” wines here at Vinopointer, and … Read moreA Tasty Pair of Wines from Costco – at a Tasty $9.99 Price

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 vegan, organic super Spanish values from Trader Joe’s

2016 Albero Jumilia, Spain Monastrell & 2017 Albero, Spain Tempranillo

Fast facts: 2016 Albero Jumilia, Spain Monastrell ($6.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California) 2017 Albero, Spain Tempranillo ($5.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California) I am not sure what caught my eye first, the rather hideous labels, or the price.  Or maybe it was the fact that these Spanish red wines were labeled as vegan, organic and GMO free. Let’s … Read moreTwo vegan, organic super Spanish values from Trader Joe’s