Riddle me this: how does Trader Joe’s sell a Pinot Noir this good for $6.99?

Front label of Riddle 2018 Edna Valley Pinot Noir from Trader Joe's

Fast facts: 2018 Riddle Pinot Noir, Edna Valley, California ($6.99 @Trader Joe’s,  California)   Tasting Notes: Nose of red raspberries and strawberries.  Has flavors of sasparilla, cola, black plum, vanilla and a pleasant earthiness.  Really well balanced with a some nice lingering tartness on the finish.  Would pair really well with mushroom dishes and grilled … Read moreRiddle me this: how does Trader Joe’s sell a Pinot Noir this good for $6.99?

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Bin of Castelgreve Chianti Classico Riserva 2013 at Costco

Fast Facts:2013 Castelgreve Chianti Classico Riserva, Italy  ($12.99 @Costco, in California – Item #1061038)2015 Allegrini Palazzo della Torre, Vernona, Italy ($12.99 @Costco, in California – Item #38325)2018  Tempest Bay Chardonnay, Los Carneros,  Napa, California ($7.99 @Trader Joe’s in California) Let’s start with a little vocabulary lesson.Penultimate is one of those words that is often misused. What … Read moreThree Wines for Your Holiday Table