The Secret’s Out About these Great Chilean Wines from Costco

Glass and bottle of 2018 Santa Rita Secret Reserve Red Blend

Fast facts: 2018 Santa Rita Secret Reserve Red Blend, Maipo Valley, Chile ($10.99 @ Costco, California – Item #623337)   While technically a new world blend, I would have pegged this red wine (a blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah, 15% Carignan and 10% Grenache) as an old world wine, possibly French if tasted … Read moreThe Secret’s Out About these Great Chilean Wines from Costco

Trader Joe’s has a red for your white and blue – just $5.99!

Front label of Oxte The Silence red wine blend from Trader Joe's, via Spain

Fast facts: 2019 Oxte The Silence, Red Wine Blend, Cariñena, Spain ($5.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California) Let’s start with the most important part: this is an remarkably polished and elegant wine, especially considering its price. It is comprised of 40% Tempranillo, 25% Syrah, 25% Garnacha (aka Grenache) and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. A good summer-weight food wine, … Read moreTrader Joe’s has a red for your white and blue – just $5.99!

Crazy good Cab, at a Crazy Good Trader Joe’s Price!

Photo of front label of Technique 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon from Trader Joe's

Fast facts:  2018 Technique  Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California – $5.99 (@Trader Joe’s, California) This was one of those wines that stopped me in my tracks during my most recent “recon” at the Trader Joe’s wine department. After all, Alexander Valley is THE appellation for Cabernet Sauvignon in Sonoma (the critically acclaimed – … Read moreCrazy good Cab, at a Crazy Good Trader Joe’s Price!

Get Your Hands on Costco’s $10.99 Napa Valley Red Blend

Label of Kirkland Signature Napa Valley Red Blend - $10.99 at Costco (California)

Today’s Fast Friday wine find is a delicious 2016 Kirkland Signature Napa Valley Red Blend from Costco that is a bargain at $10.99. Fast facts: 2016 Kirkland Signature Red Blend, Napa Valley, California  ($10.99 @Costco; California – Item #: 333110) Finish… Not surprisingly, it’s always the last thing we discuss when describing a wine. We … Read moreGet Your Hands on Costco’s $10.99 Napa Valley Red Blend