Fast facts: 2016 Gaudio Reserva Red Blend, Alentejo, Portugal ($8.79 @Costco; California – Product #1756471) I have to admit that a big reason I reached for this wine is that my wife and I visited this region (south of Lisbon, north of the stunning Algarve) this past Spring. Oh, then there is the matter … Read more93 Points for Under $10? Thanks, Costco!
Fast facts: 2016 Kirkland Signature Barolo, Italy ($19.99 @ Costco, California – Item #1355183) Maybe it’s the change in the weather, but I have detected a strong leaning into Italian wines over the past month or so. There was this recent Valpolicella that we featured from Trader Joe’s and, of course, the Kirkland Signature … Read moreKS Barolo 2016 – Perfect for Pairing with Your Favorite Italian Dishes
Fast facts: 2016 Cecilia Beretta COMEME Rosso, Veneto, Italy ($19.99 for 1.5ml bottle @Trader Joe’s, California) This bottle is a real head-turner. For starters, it is what we in the wine trade refer to as a “large format” bottle. In this case, it’s a magnum. Which is just a fancy way of saying it is … Read moreTJ’s Has a 2X Wine to Impress Your Friends