Crazy Good Chard at a Crazy $9.99 Costco Price

Front label of Stasis 2015 Chardonnay from Costco

Fast facts: 2015 Stasis Chardonnay, Murmur Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, California $9.99* (@Costco, California, Item# 796543)  *price after $10 store discount It’s been a long time since we have featured a “Fast Friday” deal here. These are meant to put super special wine buying opportunities on your radar before you do your weekend shopping. This … Read moreCrazy Good Chard at a Crazy $9.99 Costco Price

Two Great Under $10 Chards from TJs – and a warning…

Bottles and glasses of Sanborn and Buena Vista Chardonnays from Traders Joe's

Fast facts: 2018 Sanborn Chardonnay, Santa Rita Hills, California ($7.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California) 2018  Buena Vista Chardonnay, Los Carneros, California ($9.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California)  Stop the presses… In the most recent posts, we have been swapping high fives about how darn good the market for fine wines in California is right now due to Covid.  … Read moreTwo Great Under $10 Chards from TJs – and a warning…

2 Chardonnays – a Study in Contrasts. Both under $10 – from Trader Joe’s!

Bottle and glass of a California and French Chardonnay, both from Trader Joe's

Fast facts: 2019 Mâcon-Verzé Chardonnay, France ($8.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California) 2018  The Divine Chardonnay, Los Carneros, California ($7.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California)  Chardonnay is the most popular white wine in the world. And like most grape varieties, how it tastes has a lot to do with where it’s grown.  In this post, we are highlighting Chardonnay … Read more2 Chardonnays – a Study in Contrasts. Both under $10 – from Trader Joe’s!

The right wines from the right places at the right Costco price. Right?

Bottles and glasses of Kirkland Signature Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

Fast facts: 2018 Kirkland Signature Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California $12.99 (@Costco; California, Item# 789895) 2018 Kirkland Signature Pinot Noir, Carneros, Napa Valley $9.99 (@Costco; California, Item # 505074)     Wine regions that produce really good Chardonnay tend to be really favorable for Pinot Noir as well, and vice versa.  As we … Read moreThe right wines from the right places at the right Costco price. Right?

Two Killer Deals on Chardonnay – One Costco, the Other Trader Joe’s

Bottle and glass of Technique Chardonnay from Costco.

Fast Facts: 2018 Technique Chardonnay, Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California ($8.99 @Costco, in California – Item #1389461) 2018  Revelation Chardonnay, Pays d’Oc, France ($5.99 @Trader Joe’s in California) More often than not, we feature a wine (or wines) from Trader Joe’s or Costco.  Going forward, look for us to be featuring a pick from Trader Joe’s […]

3 Fast Friday Picks from Costco – just $12.99 each

Three wine bottles.

So much wine, so little time.  We’re getting backed up a bit here on great wine finds so here’s a Fast Friday update for three wines to look for at Costco this weekend. Each one is yours for $12.99 and each is a really, really good value. Fast facts: 2015 Gloria Ferrer Estate Carneros Pinot … Read more3 Fast Friday Picks from Costco – just $12.99 each

Yummy Chardonnay at Costco. Half Price is Twice as Nice.

Photo of Educated Guess 2016 Chardonnay from Costco, in the bottle and the glass.

This medium bodied Chardonnay is on special at Costco.  After the store discount the price nets to $9.99 – a steal.  That is, if you like Chardonnay. Fast facts: 2016 Educated Guess Chardonnay, Los Carneros, California ($9.99 @Costco; California – Product #49136) Chardonnay is the world’s most popular white wine, and the most widely planted … Read moreYummy Chardonnay at Costco. Half Price is Twice as Nice.

Chardonnay Alert @ Costco + Carneros @ $12.99. Yes, please!

Bin of Provenance Chardonnay at Costco, $10 off and $12,99 final price.

I thought I would squeeze in one more post this week for all you Chardonnay lovers out there.  My local Costco has a hot $12.99 per bottle deal on this really nice Chardonnay from the renowned Carneros Region of California – well-known for its world class Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vineyards. Fast facts: Provenance Vineyards, … Read moreChardonnay Alert @ Costco + Carneros @ $12.99. Yes, please!

A $10 Real Deal Chardonnay from the High Rent District of Napa – and TJs!

2014 St. Clement Chardonnay, Napa Valley

Fast facts: 2014 St. Clement Chardonnay, Napa Valley $9.99 (@Trader Joe’s; California) For a brief, but wonderful, several years in my wine career I was fortunate to spend a fair amount of time working in and around the Napa Valley.  Wine (and food for that matter) don’t get much better than they do in Napa, … Read moreA $10 Real Deal Chardonnay from the High Rent District of Napa – and TJs!

Three Perfectly Good Wines, Each Just $4.99!

2016 Maison Barboulot Cabernet-Syrah & 2016 Sterling Chardonnay, California & 2017 Maison Barboulot Marsanne-Viognier

Fast facts: 2016 Maison Barboulot Cabernet-Syrah $4.99 (@Trader Joe’s; California) 2016 Sterling Chardonnay, California $4.99 (@Costco; California) 2017 Maison Barboulot Marsanne-Viognier $4.99 (@Trader Joe’s; California) I have to admit that I was avoiding tasting these three wines because more often than not, wines priced below $5 are a bit of a crap shoot, the operative … Read moreThree Perfectly Good Wines, Each Just $4.99!