The La Crema Chardonnay is part of the problem. Here’s the funny thing, if you asked us if we prefer reds or whites we’d say “reds” without hesitation. But as I look at which wines we’re reviewing the white’s section is definitely filling out much more quickly than the reds. Awesome California Chardonnay like La Crema take a good chunk of the blame. With a price just under Read More
It’s Friday and what better way to celebrate than by swinging by the grocery store on your way home and picking up a bottle or five of wine. Listed below are our picks for the week.
- Champagne – Gloria Ferrer (on sale $15.98 at Safeway / Vons until 6/10)
- Chardonnay – Bogle (on sale $8.98 at Safeway / Vons until 6/24)
- Sauvignon Blanc – Dry Creek Vineyard (available at Safeway / Vons)
- Cabernet Sauvignon – BV (on sale $7.76 at Safeway / Vons until 6/10)
- Zinfandel – Edmeades (Costco)
Like an old friend you can count on in a pinch, we turned to the Edmeades Zinfandel after the Rijckaert Chardonnay debacle. This California wine has become our favorite zin of late, the one which all other zins are being judged by. Very tasty and goes with any meal we’ve throw at it (confession: Read More
We’ll keep this short and not so sweet. Amy’s review “This wine stinks, literally!” Hopefully, there was something wrong with the bottle. There was definitely an unpleasant “cooked cabbage” odor happening. At $15 from Costco it was definitely a disappointment. As ever though, Costco rules. We returned the half empty bottle for a full refund (which we promptly invested in the always delicious Edmeades zinfandel. If you’ve tried the Rijckaert chardonnay and had a better result than us definitely drop a note in the comments and *maybe* we’ll give it another try.
Mmmm, my taste buds are watering just thinking about Gloria Ferrer champagne. It’s one of our all time favorite grocery store finds (and occasionally makes an appearance at Costco). Always under $20 and we’ve snagged it on sale at Vons for under $15. It’s a delicious sparkling wine which is such a good deal we have no qualms breaking it out for even the most minor celebrations. Listed below are four of the reasons we’ve used to break out the bubbly Read More