Just a quick post regarding a recent find:  I tried a bottle of this (found it on K&L Wines for $6.99) and it’s a great daily drinker. This is no 94 point wine, but it’s entirely enjoyable and very drinkable.  I’d compare it favorably to the Bogle chardonnay, although I prefer this bottle.  Interestingly enough, […]

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While I’m engaged in working on a review of the Tom Bihn Aeronaut, I thought I’d pass this along – a red blend (primarily zinfandel) from  California winery Marietta Cellars. Robert Parker awarded this NV blend 87 points; at Cork’d it’s only been reviewed once, but received 91 points; at epinions it received two ratings, […]

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Kevin on March 12th, 2009

Just discovered this old Gary V. post on Charles Shaw/2 Buck Chuck/Trader Joe wines.  Interesting to see his take on several $2-$4 wines; even if you’re not into wine at all, you’ll find his reaction to several of these bottles priceless.  Check out his description of the Gamay Beaujolais (the 3rd bottle – @08:51) - hysterical!  (Any tasting […]

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Kevin on March 8th, 2009

Let’s face it:  after a tough day filled with abusing employees, bickering with colleagues and pilfering office supplies, I need a glass of wine when I get home!  But where to buy it?? Since moving to The Middle of Nowhere about 5½ years ago, I’ve increasingly turned to the internet for wine purchases.  There is […]

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Kevin on November 4th, 2008

Here’s a 90 point Parker rated chard from Australia, available at K&L Wine Merchants for just $13.99 Here’s the description, straight from the K&L site: 90 points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate: “The 2007 Chardonnay Wild Ferment spent seven months in oak with occasional lees stirring. It is medium straw-colored with toasty, tropical aromas. Medium-bodied, the […]

Continue reading about A terrific white wine for your Thanksgiving dinner

Looking for a modestly priced, enjoyable wine for a casual dinner or simple family get together? You can’t go wrong with these picks: Widely available for around $10, Clos du Bois Chardonnay has a deserved reputation as a very drinkable, not overly oaky, pleasant chard. From Stacy Slinkard:  The 2005 Clos du Bois Chardonnay is […]

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Kevin on October 9th, 2008

A few deals which have landed in my In Box over the last day or so; thought I’d pass them along: Up to 74% off on over 500 items; ends tomorrow The Golf Warehouse:  save up to 75%; storewide; through 10/14; “restrictions may apply” The Territory Ahead $7 flat rate shipping on orders […]

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