• Bargain Wines

    Under-$20 Reds

    by  • September 29, 2011 • All Posts, Bargain Wines • 0 Comments

    Here are a few fetchingly-priced reds to welcome October — enjoy! Concannon 2009 Pinot Noir Central Coast Selected Vineyards ($10). A medium-weight charmer, with a touch of earthy complexity on the nose, then a compact palate of ripe red berry and cherry fruit. Ready to drink now. Locate this wine online or in your area. Parducci...

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    Weekly Wine Pick: Buried Cane 2009 No-Oak Chardonnay Whiteline

    by  • September 23, 2011 • All Posts, Bargain Wines, Weekly Wine Pick • 0 Comments

    This week’s Pick is a Bargain Wine from Washington State. And it’s a great choice for a crisp, clean, everyday Chardonnay. Enjoy! Buried Cane 2009 Chardonnay Columbia Valley No-Oak Whiteline ($14). Solidly made and easy to enjoy, offering layers of green apple and aromatic citrus, light spice and hazelnut, and a subtly creamy note....

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    A Toast to the End of Summer

    by  • September 15, 2011 • All Posts, Bargain Wines, Pairings • 0 Comments

    The official end of summer is just days away, and I think that calls for a fitting toast — goodbye to the drought (fingers crossed), the fires (here’s hoping), the hurricanes (seriously) and all the rest. And what better than a crisp, cold, bargain-priced rosé? Pair it with a big farmer’s market salad, some fresh goat...

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    Bargain Whites…

    by  • August 11, 2011 • All Posts, Bargain Wines • 0 Comments

    Another summer weekend beckons, which calls for a new slew of affordable, cooling, crisp white wines. Here you go! Castello Banfi 2010 Pinot Grigio Toscana Le Rime ($9). A nice, cheap Pinot Grigio, offering bright lime zest and pretty floral accents to the juicy apple character. Worked with a bruschetta of sauteed figs and...

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