Costco Over-Delivers – 91 points for $8.99

Close up of the label of 2013 Cuvee Z from Costco

Fast Facts on this Week’s Featured Wine: 2013 Zaca Mesa Z Cuvée, Santa Ynez Valley, CA ($8.99* @Costco in California – Item #160928) *net price after $5 .00 discount     Taking one for the team, we finally donned our facemasks, waited in line and made our way into our local Costco.  Our relatively long … Read moreCostco Over-Delivers – 91 points for $8.99

For Poolside Sipping: Two Bargain Trader Joe’s Rosés

Photo of two bottles and glasses of rose from Trader Joe's, one from California, the other from France

These two rosés from Trader Joe’s couldn’t be more different.  But at well under $10 each, that doesn’t mean you won’t love them both! Fast facts: 2018 Trader Joe’s Petit Reserve Rosé, Napa Valley ($5.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California) 2018 St. Sagnol Rosé, Provence, France ($6.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California) A wise person once quipped: “all wine … Read moreFor Poolside Sipping: Two Bargain Trader Joe’s Rosés

Spring is coming, rosé is calling. Trader Joe’s answers…

2017 Reserve des Chastelles Rosé, Tavel, France

Fast facts: 2017 Reserve des Chastelles Rosé, Tavel, France ($8.99 @Trader Joe’s; California) It has been an unusually cold and wet winter here in California (I am not looking for any sympathy from those of you that get “real” winter weather, but it’s relative, right?) and thus the past two months of wine recommendation on this … Read moreSpring is coming, rosé is calling. Trader Joe’s answers…