Fast facts: 2020 Cecilia Beretta Prosecco Rosé ($9.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) Prosecco is a deliciously dry sparkling wine with crisp acidity, low sugar and plenty of fruit character – all at a fraction of the cost of traditional Champagne. Traditionally produced in Veneto in North Eastern Italy, it is fermented almost exclusively from the … Read moreA TJ’s Prosecco Rosé Find and an Easy Recipe for a Fancy Aperol Spritz
Fast facts: 2018 Epicuro Primitivo, Puglia, Italy ($4.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) 2018 Epicuro Aglianico, Puglia, Italy ($4.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) Before we get into the meat of this review, let’s start with this bottom line observation: you arguably can’t find wines made in the U.S. that taste this good at this low a price. … Read moreThe Best Wine $4.99 Can Buy? You Decide!
Fast facts: 2016 Tenuta Ammiraglia Massavivo Vermentino, Tuscany, Italy ($8.99 @Costco; California – Item #: 1357058) We want to draw your attention to a couple of important details in that photo at the very top of this page. For starters, note the price. Costco lists the “regular price” as being $16.99. That’s before they generously lopped … Read moreWine At Half Price – Costco Proves the Price is White!
A really nice DOGC Prosecco, especially when contrasted with DOC sparklers from the same region. Not sure what all that means? Read on…. Fast facts: Kirkland Signature Asolo Prosecco Superiore NV, Veneto, Italy ($6.99 @Costco; California) There’s a buzz in the Prosecco Superiore hills of Valdobbiadene and Conegliano. A new generation of producers is emerging and the … Read moreKirkland Signature Prosecco – a Stock Up Staple for Summer. Just $6.99 @Costco!
Remarkably good, remarkably cheap, and a perfect pairing with weeknight fare. Fast facts: 2014 Fior di Vino Chianti Classico Riserva, Italy ($6.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) 2017 Villa Cerrina Montepulciano d’Abruzzo ($4.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) Perhaps not surprisingly, we taste a lot of different wines in our house. And every now and then we like one … Read moreTransport Yourself to Italy for Under $10 and Save Thousand$ – Thanks Trader Joe’s!
Fast facts: 2014 Monte Antico Rosso ($8.89 @Costco; California) 2015 Basilica Cafaggio Chianti Classico ($9.79@Costco; California) Ever been asked: “if you had to choose one cuisine to eat every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?” When I am asked, I don’t hesitate in proclaiming that my choice would be Italian food. … Read moreTwo Costco Italian Wines for Pizza and Pasta Pairing
Fast facts: 2016 Ruggero de Bardo, Susumaniello Puglia, Italy ($9.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) 2016 Caves du Fournalet, Cotes du Rhone ($6.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) It’s Thirsty Thursday – and time for this week’s Vinopointer post! As you can see from the photo above, we have begun decorating the Penthouse Suite here at the Vinopointer Tower … Read moreA Trader Joe’s Sumo Wine Muscle Tussle