Fast Facts: 2019 Vallobera Crianza, Rioja, Spain ($9.99 @Trader Joe’s in California) Rioja is one Spain’s most famous wine regions and is one of only two regions classified under the Denominación de Origen Calificada (DOCa) system. Its two most important red grapes are Tempranillo and Garnacha. This particular wine is 100% Tempranillo, one of … Read moreA Delicious Summer Weight Spanish Red Wine – Just $9.99 at TJs
Fast facts: 2015 La Gitana Gold, Reserva, Rioja, Spain $11.99 (@Costco, California, Item# 1362093) 2015 Kirkland Signature, Reserva, Rioja, Spain $7.99 (@Costco, California, Item#917056) Americans tend to be less familiar with Rioja than European wine drinkers. No surprise there. It is arguably Spain’s top wine region and their wines are stratified into three designations, Reservas … Read moreTwo Spaniards Duke it Out in the Wine Section at Costco!
Fast Facts: 2018 Wente Vineyards, Riva Ranch Vineyard Chardonnay, Arroyo Seco, Monterery, California ($11.99 @Costco in California – Item #31124) 2016 Vallobera Crianza, Tempranillo, Rioja, Spain ($9.99 @Trader Joe’s in California) In the wine trade, much emphasis is put on whether a wine is from the “current vintage”. Basically, this refers to the vintage … Read moreRed, White and You. Two New Wine finds from Traders and Costco.