One of the highlights of visiting my parents these days is getting to try a new wine with them. I am usually the bringer of good sprits and good cheap wine, but this time my own dear mother supplied the wine. As a regular reader of Cheap Wine Reviews, she figured a wine with this […]
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$3.00. That is the value my local market placed upon this beautiful bottle of wine. Let it be known that this is the cheapest wine reviewed to date. Yeah, I know: I need to review Two-buck Chuck. In time. I can’t be drinking the swill every night. Not bad. Artificial cork, beautiful bottle as I […]
Glen Ellen Reserve 2003 Cab was the cheap wine of the night last night. Just destroying my pocketbook at a whopping $4.99, this wine provided a nice pairing with the pizza I had delivered. After I popped the artificial cork, the cherry and tannins were very noticeable. Not very dry, but rich in flavor. I […]
Ask for a Zinfandel in most places in the US, and you’ll get a glass of White Zin. In my experiences, explaining that “White Zin” is NOT Zinfandel is pointless and futile, and usually just results in a confused look from the waitstaff. In fact, Sutter Home calls this one a California Zinfandel, attempting to […]
A classic scene, and one that I’m getting quite used to: I’m in the liquor aisle with less than 10 dollars in my pocket looking for a wine. Complicating things, I was expecting 3 other people for our Sunday dinner. I’m usually the one to bring the wine since most of my friends know I […]