Fast Facts: 2021 Kirkland Signature Prosecco Rosé, Veneto, Italy ($7.99 @Costco in California – Item #1521870) We spill no small amount of “ink” talking about the “old world” rules and regs when it comes to wine and how they are generally more restrictive than in the US and the new world. Think of it as … Read moreRosé + Prosecco = Summer Genius!
Fast Facts: 2022 Kirkland Signature Côtes de Provence Rosé, Provence, France ($7.99 @Costco in California – Item #1133993) Another nice price discount from Costco – the 2019 vintage of this wine was $9.99. A 20% reduction in price, in an era of inflation, is as refreshing as this wine is. But don’t wait if … Read morePour. Sip. Repeat. A Refreshing High QPR Rosé from Costco
Fast facts: 2020 Le Charmel Cotes de Provence Rosé, France ($6.89* @ Costco, California – Item #1401944) *price after $3 discount NEWS FLASH: This has become our favorite pink wine, so it was a nice surprise to find it at Costco discounted by $3 – making a really good value a super, duper high … Read moreCostco has the Wine to Kick Off Rosé Season – Now 1/3rd Off!
Fast facts: 2020 Trader Joe’s Petit Reserve Rosé ($6.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) 2020 Trader Joe’s Reserve Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California ($9.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) 2018 Trader Joe’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Wahluke Slope, Columbia Valley, Washington ($9.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) There’s a scene in the movie The Jerk, starring Steve Martin as..well, … Read moreA Trio of Tasty Trader Joe’s Wines for Your Labor Day Soiree
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: NV Underwood Pinot Gris, Oregon ($4.99 @Trader Joe’s, California) NV Underwood Rosé Bubbles, Oregon ($5.49 @Trader Joe’s, California NV Sea Salted Saddle Potato Crisps ($1.49 @Trader Joe’s, California) I was first introduced to the idea that “form follows function” as a college student encountering the the work of the modern architects and Bauhaus. Simply … Read morePicnic building blocks from Trader Joe’s include wines – in a can!
Fast facts: 2018 Erath Winery Rosé of Pinot Noir, Oregon $7.99* (@Costco; California, Item# 1235641) *price after $3 discount 2018 Hess Select Sauvigon Blanc, North Coast, California $8.99 (@Costco; California, Item #297592) It’s hot everywhere in the U.S. Summer will do that. July calls for wine that is white or pink and well-chilled if … Read moreCostco Delivers! Two 90+ Point Wines – both Under $10. Refreshing!
Fast Facts: 2019 Kirkland Signature Côtes de Provence Rosé, Provence, France ($9.99 @Costco in California – Item #1133993) For my tastes, the best rosés come from Provence. They are dry, they are restrained and they are totally refreshing. Problem is, they are expensive. It is rare to find one for under $10. Heck, … Read moreChill Well with this Rosé from Costco (via Provence)
Fast Facts on this “Fast Friday” Featured Wine: 2018 Educated Guess Rosé of Pinot Noir, Napa Valley, California ($3.33* @Costco in California – Item #1456531) *requires case purchase Remember our Fast Friday posts? They are all about brevity, and we only publish when we have something so good that we don’t think it should wait … Read moreA Perfectly Good Rosé from Napa and Costco – $3.33 per Bottle!
Fast Facts on this Week’s Featured Wines: 2018 Charles & Charles Rosé, Columbia Valley, Washington State($6.99* @Costco in California – Item #579806) *net price after $2 .00 discount 2017 Trapiche Broquel Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina ($10.99 @Trader Joe’s in California) As one of my favorite radio hosts said recently: “last week was quite a year!” … Read moreA Pair Packing 90+ Scores from Trader Joe’s and Costco