A Trio of Tasty Trader Joe’s Wines for Your Labor Day Soiree

A trio of tastiness from Trader Joe's, just in time for your Labor Day celebrations.

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

Costco has a great 90 point Chardonnay – for under $10

Costco bin display of Laguna 2017 Russian River Chardonnay

Fast Facts: 2017 Laguna Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, CA  ($9.99* @Costco in California – Item #575261)                                              * net price after $10 discount at store.   Almost exactly a year ago we … Read moreCostco has a great 90 point Chardonnay – for under $10

The Two Most Popular Wine Varieties in the US – via Costco

Glasses and bottles of Kirkland Signature 2019 Russian River Valley (Sonoma County) Chardonnay and Kirkland Signature 2019 Columbia Valley (Washington State) Cabernet Sauvignon

Fast Facts: 2019 Kirkland Signature Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, Washington ($8.99 @Costco in California – Item #1226845) 2019 Kirkland Signature Chardonnay,  Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California ($12.99 @Costco in California – Item #789895)   What were the two most popular wine varieties sold in the US in 2020?  That’s easy.  Cabernet Sauvignon and – not far … Read moreThe Two Most Popular Wine Varieties in the US – via Costco

A Tasty Pair of Wines from Costco – at a Tasty $9.99 Price

Costco display of Au Contraire 2017 Chardonnay

Fast facts: 2017 Au Contraire Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California $9.99 (@Costco, California, Item# 976040) 2016 D de Dauzac, Bordeaux, France $9.99 (@Costco, California, Item# 1389225)   I’m flat out at excited about sharing these two wines with you all. You know how much we love our “high QPR” wines here at Vinopointer, and … Read moreA Tasty Pair of Wines from Costco – at a Tasty $9.99 Price

The right wines from the right places at the right Costco price. Right?

Bottles and glasses of Kirkland Signature Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

Fast facts: 2018 Kirkland Signature Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California $12.99 (@Costco; California, Item# 789895) 2018 Kirkland Signature Pinot Noir, Carneros, Napa Valley $9.99 (@Costco; California, Item # 505074)     Wine regions that produce really good Chardonnay tend to be really favorable for Pinot Noir as well, and vice versa.  As we … Read moreThe right wines from the right places at the right Costco price. Right?

3 Fast Friday Picks from Costco – just $12.99 each

Three wine bottles.

So much wine, so little time.  We’re getting backed up a bit here on great wine finds so here’s a Fast Friday update for three wines to look for at Costco this weekend. Each one is yours for $12.99 and each is a really, really good value. Fast facts: 2015 Gloria Ferrer Estate Carneros Pinot … Read more3 Fast Friday Picks from Costco – just $12.99 each

Napa vs. Sonoma Sauv Blanc – A TJ’s Match Up

2017 VINTJS Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc & 2017 Trader Joe's Petit Reserve Russian River Valley Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc

Fast facts: 2017 VINTJS Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc ($6.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California) 2017 Trader Joe’s Petit Reserve Russian River Valley Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc ($7.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California) So maybe a few days ago you resolved to drink “less alcohol”? Well, we’ve got you covered, since compared to the wines we have been featuring leading … Read moreNapa vs. Sonoma Sauv Blanc – A TJ’s Match Up