Fast facts: 2019 Chateau Ste. Michelle Gewurtztraminer, Columbia Valley, Washington ($7.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) 2020 Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc + Viognier, Napa, California ($11.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) Trader Joe’s has a pair of perfect Thanksgiving white wines. Neither will break the bank and both are delicious. For starters, let’s address the qualifier in the … Read moreTJs has a Perfect Pair of White Wines to Pair with Traditional Thanksgiving Fare
Fast facts: 2017 Chateau Ste. Michelle, Merlot, Columbia Valley, WA ($8.69* @ Costco, California – Item #160933) *net price after $4.00 in store discount Here is the news that those of us in the wine business woke to on July 12 of this year: “Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, the largest winery in the Pacific … Read moreA Screaming Good Merlot Deal from Costco, Dissected
Fast Facts: 2019 Kirkland Signature Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, Washington ($8.99 @Costco in California – Item #1226845) 2019 Kirkland Signature Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California ($12.99 @Costco in California – Item #789895) What were the two most popular wine varieties sold in the US in 2020? That’s easy. Cabernet Sauvignon and – not far … Read moreThe Two Most Popular Wine Varieties in the US – via Costco
Fast Facts: 2017 Tenet Wines The Pundit Syrah, Columbia Valley, Washington ($9.99* @Costco in California – Item #1209292) *net price after $6 in store discount Like so many of our wine finds, this one really jumped out as a wine with good prospects. It was case stacked on the end aisle at my local … Read moreA Delicious 94 point Syrah – $9.99 at Costco!
Fast facts: 2018 Chateau Ste. Michelle Gewürztraminer, Columbia Valley, Washington ($7.99 @ Trader Joe’s, California) I often get asked: “how do you decide which wines get reviewed in your weekly post?” In the midst of all the chaos of the past several weeks, the answer has, shall we say, mutated some. Here are the … Read moreA wine to pair with an epidemic? Trader Joe’s has that too!
Fast Facts on this Week’s Featured Wines: 2016 Trader Joe’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Lot #189, Wahluke Slope, Columbia Valley, Washington ($9.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) 2017 Kirkland Signature Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, Oregon ($14.99 @Costco, California – Item #975274) You’d be forgiven for thinking that virtually all of the wine produced in the United States … Read moreA Wine Excursion to the Pacific NW