Fast facts: NV Graham’s 10 Year Tawny Port, Porto, Portugal ($22.99 @ Costco, California – Item #185916) In past years, we have counted down the weeks to the big Thanksgiving holiday meal with a progression of wines culminating in a dessert wine. This is what the Aussies refer to as “stickies” due to their … Read moreDrinking Backwards this Thanksgiving
Fast Facts: 2019 Sacrata Alvarinho, Minho, Portugal ($8.99 @Costco in California – Item #1535819) 2020 Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand ($6.99* @Costco in California – Item #343916) *net price after $2 discount After months of days that were literally and figuratively dark, we have arrived on the doorstep of Daylight Saving Time (DST) and … Read moreCelebrate the Arrival of DST with Two Springy Wines from Costco – both under $10!
Fast facts: Porto Morgado, 10 Years Old Tawny Port, Douro, Portugal ($10.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) We are publishing a early since this week Thirsty Thursday falls on the Thanksgiving holiday, and some of you may still find yourself at your local Trader Joe’s as part of your preparations for your celebration. If not, this would … Read moreTrader Joe’s Makes Your TG Dessert Wine as Easy as, well, Pie!
Fast facts: Espiral Vinho Verde, Minho, Portugal ($4.49@Trader Joe’s, California) “Porch pounder” is a term used in the wine trade to refer to a wine that is easy drinking, relatively inexpensive, and simple. I don’t mean “simple” as a derogatory term, but rather a wine that does not inspire deep thought, reflection and … Read moreA Tiny Porch Pounder from Trader Joe’s – with a tiny price.
Fast facts: Kirkland Signature 10-Year Old Tawny Porto ($16.99 @Costco; California – Item # 787876) We’re publishing early again this week so we can squeeze one last post out before “game day.” Over the last month, we have been recommending “table wines” that deserve consideration for your holiday spread. We’ve suggested white … Read moreOne Last Item for Your TG Costco List