What are some great cheap wines?
I’ve been answering wine queries on the question and answer site Quora. I’ll share some of the most interesting questions I’ve been asked and, of course, my answers. I limit myself to spending a couple minutes on each response, not doing any research or “cheating.” I rely on my experience and opinion, which is probably not [More]
A Loire Cabernet Franc Duo That’s a Delicious Bargain
One of my all-time favorite red wines is Loire Cabernet Franc. Well-aged, on the powerful side, or named for “drunken nights,” its savory freshness makes me swoon. You can also find great deals on Loire Cabernet Franc made in a manner to drink right away. I (re)discovered this at a recent Loire Valley wine tasting. Cave [More]
Vigneti del Sole Montepulciano d’Abruzzo: Hall of Fame $10 Red
It’s not often you pour a wine and the first sip brings forth an involuntary “Wow!” Especially on an inexpensive wine. But this was the case with an red Italian gem I purchased at Grapepoint Wines, the Vigneti del Sole Montepulciano d’Abruzzo (2016). Three things off the bat I liked about this wine, just looking at [More]
7 Wine Bargains Worth Seeking Out: Undervalued Red, White, Sparkling
Let’s cut to the chase. I’ve got seven suggestions for wines to drink that give you plenty of bang for the buck. Starting with a white and some sparkling ideas: Sauvignon Blanc from Chile. It’s crisp, it’s clean, and the price is right. Try an old favorite of mine or branch out and explore. Cava [More]