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Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet 2019

The Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet 2019 is a $7.89 wine from Costco, it is available elsewhere for $10 to $14. The current vintage looks to be 2021 and it seems Costco got a deal on the close-out of the 2019 vintage. Penfolds may well be Australia’s leading winery, they produce the Grange which is…

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Le Grand Noir Chardonnay 2022- Costco’s Ten Dollar Summer Sipper

Send us a Text Message. Le Grand Noir Chardonnay 2022- Costco's Ten-Dollar Summer Sipper This wine is 85% Chardonnay and 15% Viognier from the IGP Languedoc region of SouthWest France. The Viognier changes everything. Viognier is often added to give the wine some ZIP or to add a beautiful fragrance to the wine. Here it…

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La Galope Gascone Rosé 2023-French Rosey Done Right!

Send us a Text Message. La Galope Gascone Rosé 2023-French Rosey Done Right! This is a Rosé from southwest France that I found for $9.99. It seems to be a Rosé of Merlot and another grape, but we do not which one. It is an excellent Rosé. You do not expect to be wowed by…

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La Galope Gascogne Rosé 2023

The La Galope Gascogne Rosé 2023 is a wine I found selling for $9.99 at a local supermarket, a web check showed this wine selling for an average of $13. Cascogne is located between the Pyrenees and the Atlantic Ocean in southwest France. This is designated a Comté Tolsan IGP wine which is one of…

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Trader Joe’s Reserve Sonoma County Blanc de Blancs 2021

Send us a Text Message. Trader Joe's Reserve Sonoma County Blanc de Blancs 2021 This is a vintage-dated $9.99 Trader Joe's Bubbly. Blanc de Blancs is white from whites meaning White Sparkling wine from White grapes, in this case Chardonnay. There have been recent Trader Joe's Grand Reserve and Platinum Reserve Sonoma Sparkling wines, that…

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Trader Joe’s Reserve Sonoma County Blanc de Blancs 2021

The Trader Joe’s Reserve Sonoma County Blanc de Blancs 2021 is a $9.99 Trader Joe’s exclusive. This wine is not to be confused with the Trader Joe’s Grand Reserve and Platinum Reserve Sonoma and North Coast Sparkling wines from the last two years. Blanc de Blancs translates to white from white meaning a Champagne or…

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Acacia Carneros Pinot Noir 2020-Costco’s $12.99 Steal

Send us a Text Message. Acacia Carneros Pinot Noir 2020-Costco's $12.99 Steal Acacia was founded in Carneros in 1979 making it one of the founders of Carneros Pinot Noir. It has had several owners over the years but in 2016 Treasury Wine Estaes bought the brand, but not the winery or the vineyards. Acacia has…

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Acacia Carneros Pinot Noir 2020

The Acacia Carneros Pinot Noir 2020 sells for $12.99 at Costco and I have seen it at $35 but is more likely found for around $20. Acacia Vineyards was founded in the Carneros AVA in 1979 and was one of the first Pinot Noir wineries in the region. Acacia has changed ownership several times over…

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Claude Manciat Bourgogne Chardonnay 2022-@Costco for $12.69-Burgundian Goodness

Send us a Text Message. Claude Manciat Bourgogne Chardonnay 2022-@Costco for $12.69-Burgundian Goodness This is a limited Costco wine from a family-owned winery that started in the 1890s. It has been passed down through the generations and currently has a female winemaker (she owns the place). This is a taste of Burgundy wine as opposed…

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Claude Manciat Bourgogne Chardonnay 2022

The Claude Manciat Bourgogne Chardonnay 2022 is $12.69 at Costco and $17 to $23 elsewhere. Bourgogne is what we call Burgundy, the home of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Claude Manciat is a family-owned winery founded in the 1890s, and today has 55 acres of vineyards around the region. This small winery does not have a…

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Trader Joe’s Grand Reserve Santa Barbara GSM 2022

The Trader Joe’s Grand Reserve Santa Barbara GSM 2022 is a Trader Joe’s $12.99 exclusive. A GSM wine is the main blend from the Southern Rhone Valley in France. This blend is 42% Grenache, 395 Syrah, and 19% Mourvedre. The back label says this wine was produced and bottled, which means they made it, by…

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Trader Joe’s Grand Reserve Santa Barbara GSM 2022-Tj’s Steps it’s Game Up

Send us a Text Message. Trader Joe's Grand Reserve Santa Barbara GSM 2022-Tj's Steps it's Game Up This is a $12.99 Trader Joe's Reserve wine. The difference is that is made by a producer that does not make value-priced wine! Is this a new trend for Trader Joe's? This Rhone blend is made by a…

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Trader Joe’s Growers Reserve Organic Chardonnay 2023- $6 Of Organic Goodness?

Send us a Text Message. Trader Joe's Growers Reserve Organic Chardonnay 2023- $6 Of Organic Goodness? The answer is Yes, this is an excellent $5.99 wine. We cut to the chase right away. In Europe in countries that drink wine with their meals 6 buck wine is common and considered real good! Here in the…

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Trader Joe’s Growers Reserve Organic Chardonnay 2023

The Trader Joe’s Growers Reserve Organic Chardonnay 2023 is a Trader Joe’s $5.99 exclusive made from certified organic grapes farmed in California. The back label states this wine was vinted and bottled by ASV Wines. ASV Wines is a family-owned wine business with over 50 years of experience and started converting its vineyards to organic…

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Trader Joe’s Grand Reserve Moulis-En-Modec Bordeaux 2022

Send us a Text Message. Trader Joe's Grand Reserve Moulis-En-Modec Bordeaux 2022 This is a Red wine from the smallest of the 8 AOCs in the Medoc District on the LefBank in Bordeaux. This is a growing region dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon vines. This is also a Grand Vine De Bordeaux wine indicates that this…

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Trader Joe’s Grand Reserve Moulis-En-Modec Bordeaux 2022

The Trader Joe’s Grand Reserve Moulis-En-Modec Bordeaux 2022 is a $12.99 Trader Joe’s import exclusive. The Moulis-En-Modec is an AOC on the Left Bank in Bordeaux. The Left Bank is primarily, though not exclusively, a Cabernet Sauvignon growing region. Since Trader Joe’s does not provide details does not provide details on the making of this…

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Substance Ro Rosé 2023- My Rosé of the Summer of 2024

Send us a Text Message. Substance Ro Rosé 2023- My Rosé of the Summer of 2024 Substance Ro is a take on the Periodic  Table of Elements, all the elements are pure 100% whatever element they are. The Substance brand tries to be pure, a Rosé isn't a particular grape but this is 100% Syrah….

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Raimat Organic Albarino 2022-U Need Some Albarino In Ur Life

Send us a Text Message. Raimat Organic Albarino 2022-U Need Some Albarino In Ur Life Raimat is a winery founded in 1914. Their wines are organic and sustainably farmed. This Albarino is both oak barrel fermented and aged. And did I mention Trader Joe's sells it for $8.49?  It is available a retail wine shops…

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Raimat Organic Albarino 2022

The Raimat Organic Albarino 2022 is a wine produced by organic Estate vineyards in the Costers del Segre DO in Catalonia in eastern Spain. For some interesting facts about the Albarino grape check out Wine Folly. This is a wine I found at Trader Joe’s selling for $8.49 and a check on the Web showed…

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Claire Patelin Sauvignon Blanc 2023- $7 Of Trader Joe’s Goodness !

Send us a Text Message. Claire Patelin Sauvignon Blanc 2023- $7 Of Trader Joe's Goodness! Sauvignon Blanc has become the wonder wine, no matter where it is grown, it is worth trying. Gascony France is where this Sauv Blanc originated, and they do Sauvignon Blanc right. This inexpensive White wine delivers. Check out https://cheapwinefinder.com/ and listen…

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Claire Patelin Sauvignon Blanc 2023

The Claire Patelin Sauvignon Blanc 2023 is a $6.99 Trader Joe’s import exclusive produced from grapes grown in the Cote De Gascogne in southwest France. It was made for Trader Joe’s by LGI Wines a custom wine brand producer from France. Gascony is south of Bordeaux in the foothills of the Pyrenean mountains to the…

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Scarlet Path Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel 2021-$8 @Aldi

Send us a Text Message. Scarlet Path Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel 2021-$8 @Aldi What are Old Vines? Why Lodi? The Cheapwinefinder Review and the POdcast will answer these questions. For more information check out https://cheapwinefinder.com/ and listen to the PODCAST! Check us out at https://www.cheapwinefinder.com or email us at podcast@cheapwinefinder.com

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Scarlet Path Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel 2021

The Scarlet Path Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel 2021 is a $7.99 exclusive wine at Aldi. It is produced by some segment of a large sustainably farmed family-owned vineyards and winery from Monterey California. They have a branch that makes contracted brands and several Aldi wines. Lodi is located in the Central Valley of California, and…

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Field Recordings Freddo Paso Robles Sangiovese 2022-Chillin”

Send us a Text Message. Field Recordings Freddo Paso Robles Sangiovese 2022-Chillin” This is a Red wine made to be served cold. The white lettering on the label turns blue when the bottle is sufficiently cold. I thought this wine was a novelty but it is legit. Taste Great, less filling! The grapes came from…

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Field Recordings Freddo Paso Robles Sangiovese 2022

The Field Recordings Freddo Paso Robles Sangiovese 2022 is a wine that lists $25, but I found it on sale for $16 (Binny’s). It is a blend of 79% Sangiovese, 16% Dolcetto, and 5% Valdiguié. Dolcetto is a grape from the Piedmont in Italy used to make sweet wines. Valdiguié is a grape from the…

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