Archives: 'Cheap Californian Wine'

linuxdave — November 10, 2005, 9:00 pm

Cheap Red Wine

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 […]

linuxdave — September 20, 2005, 8:28 pm

Foxhorn White Zinfandel

$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 […]

linuxdave — September 19, 2005, 2:13 pm

Glen Ellen Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

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 […]

linuxdave — September 17, 2005, 11:46 am

Sutter Home Zinfandel 2001

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 […]

linuxdave — September 11, 2005, 6:28 pm

Crane Lake Chardonnay 2003

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 […]