Sauvignon Blanc

Vinas Chilenas Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2021

The Vinas Chilenas Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2021 is a $4.49 (it has been the same price for 10 years) Trader Joe’s import exclusive. It is a Sauvignon Blanc sourced from vineyards in the Central Valley of Chile. Rosario Estate is named on the label and they are a part of the VSPT wine group which…

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Vigilance Red Hills AVA Sauvignon Blanc 2020

The Vigilance Red Hills AVA Sauvignon Blanc 2020 is one of the brands from Shannon Ridge winery located in the Lake County AVA north of Napa. This Sauv Blanc is sourced from estate vineyards in the Red Hills sub-AVA, situated on the southern end of Clear Lake. The vineyards are situated in the foothills of…

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Sauvignon Republic Sauvignon Blanc 2020

The Sauvignon Republic Sauvignon Blanc 2020 is a $7.99 Trader Joe’s exclusive, farmed from estate vineyards in Marlborough, New Zealand, and sold in places where Trader Joe’s can sell wine. Some states do not allow wine to be sold in grocery stores, and in those places, this Sauv Blanc sells for $12 to $14 at…

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Santa Rita 120 Sauvignon Blanc 2020

The Santa Rita 120 Sauvignon Blanc 2020 is a wine sourced from vineyards in the Central Valley of Chile. The Central Valley is an Intermediate Depression between the Andes Mountains and the Coastal Mountain Range. The Santa Rita Winery was founded in 1880, and their 120 brand of wines (which has been around for 50…

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Brancott Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

The Brancott Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 is the first winery to plant Sauvignon Blanc grapes in the Marlborough Region of New Zealand’s South Island. In 1973 the Montana Winery (now Brancott Estates) planted the first Sauv Blanc vineyard, and by 1979 they had their first wine. The rest, as they say, is history. Brancott Estates…

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Pichilemu Sauvignon Blanc 2020

The Pichilemu Sauvignon Blanc 2020 is a $6.99 Trader Joe’s import wine. The wine is made by Viña Marchigue, a family-owned winery located in the Colchagua Valley in Chile. The winery also owns vineyards in the Curico Valley, located near the middle of the Central Valley in Chile. The Curico Valley is in between the…

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Slim Vine Light Sauvignon Blanc 2020

The Slim Vine Light Sauvignon Blanc 2020 is a $6.99 Trader Joe’s wine, and it seems to be related to the ALDI $7.99 Don’t Mind If I Do Sauvignon Blanc 2020. Both wines are from a producer based in Greenfield, California (Monterey AVA). They also have a few details in common, such as 85 calories,…

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Bear Bros Sauvignon Blanc 2020

The Bear Bros Sauvignon Blanc 2020 is a $7.99 ALDI exclusive made for them by a large family-owned winery based in Monterey, California. The origin of the grapes on the label says California, which means the Central Coast AVA and/or the North Coast AVA or Central Valley AVA. ALDI sells several wines made by this…

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African Hills Cape Town Sauvignon Rosé 2020

The African Hills Cape Town Sauvignon Rosé 2020 is a $6.99 ALDI import wine from the Cape Town growing region of South Africa. The Rosé is a blend of 93% Sauvignon Blanc and 7% Cabernet Sauvignon. Fun Wine Fact: Sauvignon Blanc is the genetic parent of Cabernet Sauvignon. Ok, here is a Rosé refresher. Rosé…

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Blue Shell Sauvignon Blanc 2020

The Blue Shell Sauvignon Blanc 2020 is a $6.99 Trader Joe’s import wine sourced from vineyards in the Languedoc region of southeast France. The label says the location is the “Southern French Coast,” which makes sense since the Languedoc runs along the Mediterranean Ocean. This is an IGP (Indication Geographique Protégée) classified wine; it is…

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Don’t Mind If I Do Sauvignon Blanc 2020

The Don’t Mind If I Do Sauvignon Blanc 2020 is a $7.99 ALDI low-calorie wine. This is a wine with 85 calories, sugar-free, 3.4g of carbohydrates, .4g of protein, and 0% fat. One of the reasons for the low calories is this Sauvignon Blanc has only 9% alcohol content. The brand name Don’t Mind If…

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Blackbird Vineyards Dissonance Napa Sauvignon Blanc 2019

The Blackbird Vineyards Dissonance Napa Sauvignon Blanc 2019 is 87% Sauvignon Blanc and 13% Semillon. The Sauv Blanc is sourced from the Hudson Vineyard, located on the Napa side of the Carneros AVA. The Semillion was taken from the Bavarian Lion Vineyard in the Knights Valley AVA of northeast Sonoma County. The Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon blend…

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Angeline Sonoma Sauvignon Blanc 2019

The Angeline Sonoma Sauvignon Blanc 2019 is sourced from vineyards in Sonoma County, primarily the Russian River Valley AVA and the Dry Creek AVA. The Angeline brand is one of the Martin Ray Vineyards and Winery family of wines. Martin Ray Vineyards was one of the pioneers of the single varietal Burgundian style of wine…

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Vintjs Napa Sauvignon Blanc 2019

The Vintjs Napa Sauvignon Blanc 2019 is a $6.99 Trader Joe’s exclusive sourced from grapes farmed in Napa County in Northern California. The Vintjs brand and the Vintjs Napa Sauvignon Blanc have been around for over a decade, which is good staying power for a store brand. It seems the same Napa winery has been…

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Allan Scott Sauvignon Blanc 2020

The Allan Scott Sauvignon Blanc 2020 is sourced from estate vineyards planted in the flat land of the Wairau River Valley in the Marlborough district in the Northeast of the South Island in New Zealand. Allan Scott founded his winery in 1990 but has been part of the New Zealand wine industry since the early…

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LÉGENDE Bordeaux Blanc 2019

The LÉGENDE Bordeaux Blanc 2019 is 85% Sauvignon Blanc and 15% Sémillon sourced from a vineyard in the Entre-deux-Mers region of Bordeaux in southwest France. 90% of the wines produced in Bordeaux are Red but Entre-duex-Mers accounts for 90% of the White wine. The LÉGENDE is a brand owned by Domaines Barons De Rothschild (LAFITE)…

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Fleur de Napa Sauvignon Blanc 2019

The Fleur de Napa Sauvignon Blanc 2019 is a $6.99 Trader Joe’s exclusive. If Napa Valley is not your first thought when you think of American Sauvignon Blanc, that is ok because Napa has concentrated on the other Sauvignon, Cabernet Sauvignon. But back in the 1960s, Robert Mondavi kick-started the whole Sauvignon Blanc craze with…

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Trader Joe’s Petit Reserve Russian River Sauvignon Blanc 2019

The Story The Trader Joe’s Petit Reserve Russian River Sauvignon Blanc 2019 is a $7.99 Trader Joe’s exclusive sourced from grapes grown in the Russian River AVA of western Sonoma County. This Sauvignon Blanc is produced for TJs by Owl Ridge Wine Services. Owl Ridge is a custom crush and private label facility located in…

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Liquid Light Sauvignon Blanc 2018

The Story The Liquid Light Sauvignon 2018 is a wine brand from Chateau Ste Michelle’s family of wines sourced from grapes of 68% Horse Heaven Hills AVA and 32% Yakima AVA of Washington State. Chateau Ste Michelle is by far the largest winery in Washington and according to several winemakers I have talked to over…

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Petit Bourgeois Loire Sauvignon Blanc 2019

The Story The Petit Bourgeois Loire Sauvignon Blanc 2019 is an IGP Valle de Loire wine (the back label calls this a “table wine” which is a designation below IGP). It is the entry-level Sauvignon Blanc from Famille Bourgeois and winemaking family that has been producing wine in the Loire Valley for ten generations. They…

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High Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2018

The Story The High Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2018 is a single vineyard (Betsy’s Vineyard) located in the High Valley sub-AVA of the Lake County AVA which is directly north of Napa. High Valley is one of Shannon Ridge’s family of wines. Shannon Ridge is owned by Clay Shannon who farms several thousand acres of vineyards….

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Cheapwinefinder Lockdown Virtual Wine Tasting Podcast

The Podcast Story We thought we would try our hand at a ZOOM webcam get together that has become one of the main ways to stay in touch in these days of self-isolation. So the Cheapwinefinder Lockdown Virtual Wine Tasting Podcast was born. The concept was Mike and Dave would each pick up a Sauvignon…

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Wildsong Hawke’s Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2018

The Story The Wildsong Hawke’s Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2018 is sourced from the Wild Flower Vineyard located in Mangatahi one of the highest elevated regions in Hawke’s Bay growing region on New Zealand’s North Island. Most of the Sauvignon Blanc you would typically see on store shelves comes from Marlborough on the South Island. Wildsong is…

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Monique Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2018

The Story The Monique Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2018 is a Trader Joe’s $6.99 exclusive sourced from vineyards in the Central Coast AVA of California. This is a wine made for Trader Joe’s by the Central Coast Wine Warehouse which is part of  Thornhill Companies. The Central Coast Wine Warehouse has been working with Trader Joe’s for…

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Nikau Point NZ Sauvignon Blanc 2019

The Story The Nikau Point NZ Sauvignon Blanc 2019 is a $5.99 Trader Joe’s wine sourced from vineyards in Marlborough on New Zealand’s South Island. This wine is a bit of a mystery. When I went online to check for information the company that was listed as the producer and seemed to have information concerning the…

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