A Pair of Organic Wines from Bonterra, and Trader Joes

2016 Bonterra Mendocino County Chardonnay & 2016 Bonterra Tri County Sauvignon Blanc

Fast facts: 2016 Bonterra Mendocino County Chardonnay $9.99 (@Trader Joe’s; California) 2016 Bonterra Tri County Sauvignon Blanc $9.99 (@Trader Joe’s; California) It’s not news that it’s hot just about everywhere in North America now. So heavy wines, as a general rule, are out. Lighter, brighter wines (especially white wines served well chilled) are in…at least … Read moreA Pair of Organic Wines from Bonterra, and Trader Joes

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2016 Kirkland Sonoma County Chardonnay

Fast facts: 2016 Kirkland Sonoma County Chardonnay ($6.99 @Costco, California) Let me address something right out of the gate… I recognize that we review no small number of Kirkland branded wines here. And I know that some of us, myself included, are reluctant to bring them out at social occasions for fear of appearing unsophisticated, … Read moreSteal this Chard