TJ’s Has a 2X Wine to Impress Your Friends

Glass and bottle of CoMeMe Rosso from Trader Joes.

Fast facts: 2016 Cecilia Beretta COMEME Rosso, Veneto, Italy  ($19.99 for 1.5ml bottle @Trader Joe’s, California)   This bottle is a real head-turner.  For starters, it is what we in the wine trade refer to as a “large format” bottle.  In this case, it’s a magnum. Which is just a fancy way of saying it is … Read moreTJ’s Has a 2X Wine to Impress Your Friends

Two Costco Italian Wines for Pizza and Pasta Pairing

2014 Monte Antico Rosso & 2015 Basilica Cafaggio Chianti Classico

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