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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Some Bargain Picks from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

"While I liked the overall sweepstakes winners, I would rather highlight some of the great bargain finds I personally blind-tasted." The Gray Market Report

Saturday, January 09, 2010

Value Wines Update

A Weekend Treat: Flying Horse Napa Valley Petite Sirah 2006 « Just ...
I feel compelled to do so because this is not only a great value wine, but it represents the difference between thought, care, and passion on one side, and mass market, simplification, and dumbing down on the other. ...

Spirit of Wine: ** $$ Schild Estate Shiraz, Barossa, Australia ...
I believe it would crowd out other wines for me for an evening, yielding four stars on the five-star Spirit of Wine scale. Outstanding value. Wine Spectator thought highly of this too, awarding 92 points, and reporting, "Polished and ...

The Wine Tipster: Cotes du Rhone 2007 and value.
This is the weblog for Neil Phillips a.k.a. Monty Phillips The WineTipster. The Wine Tipster runs Phillips-Hill Wine Marketing, PR & Events www.phillips-hill.co.uk with Louise Hill. The Wine Tipster supports responsible drinking. ...

Wine Sense Two Cents - January 7th, 2010 Wine of ...
His focus is on over-delivering quality of wine at a reasonable price. An incredible value for under $20. Definitely one of my top 5 California Cabs for under $20. It actually wouldn't surprise me if someone told me the wine was $25-$35 ...

Show 50: A tremendous value shiraz from South Africa
Enjoy wine from various vineyards throughout the world. however, I also need to purchase Kosher wines for both my personal use as well as holidays. Would welcome your comments on both Israeli (some wonderful selections) as well asother ...

Does good wine have to be expensive » Food Chex
If $13-18 is an acceptable price range, by my lights the best value/quality ratio is in that range — New Zealand whites, South African Whites, Chilean reds, some south-of-France and Tuscan reds. Let a local merchant be your guide. ...

How to Drink Much Better for Not Much More – Louisville Juice
Great though it may be, there's more to the wine world than the Napa Valley. Remarkable value is produced by less well-known appellations, like Spain, Chile and places in the United States you may not have heard of. ...

Spirit of Wine: Best Wine Values: Fourth Quarter of 2009
What are the best wine values - and thus best bargains for the FOURTH quarter of 2009? See how we select best value wines in this earlier article. We can't predict the type of wine you'll enjoy most. But choose one from one of these and ...

Strictly Tastings: The 500 Best Value Wines 2010: 1 Tasted of 9
With one exception the ratings of 4½ and 5 stars are equivalent to WineAdvocate range of 90 to 100. The exception is that a ½ Star, the equivalent of 2 to 3 points, can be added to represent a wine's value. The WineAdvocate system ...

Discovering the Best Wine Values
Another white selection for the non red wine drinker – the ideal fruity will be Chardonnay enriched with the tastes of melon, sweet fig, apple, pear and pineapple. For the best red wine value, make wine at home! ...

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