Thirsty Thursday: 2009 Robledo Tempranillo & 2008 Robledo Sauvignon Blanc (via CA Wine Club)

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I was asked to review a couple of wines from the California Wine Club. As a general rule, I’m not fond of “generic wine clubs”. Let me clarify, specific vineyards or wineries…love their wine clubs. Generic wine clubs…not so much. Why? Because as a general rule, you get-what-you-get-and-don’t-throw-a-fit. This is a great philosophy when wines […]

Thirsty Thursday: 2011 Frisk Prickly Riesling

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The Frisk Prickly Riesling is a “good for any situation” kind of wine. Why? Because this wine has a little “party in a bottle” action going on. (aka…the Prickly.) But more on that in a minute. The Frisk Prickly Riesling from Australia is 89% Riesling and 11% Muscat Gordo which makes it a wine that Riesling fans […]

Thirsty Thursday: 2008 Black Box Merlot

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Sometimes box wine is my therapy. Did I mention that my kids get out of school in less than two weeks? And today they were arguing about if DD could bark like a dog or not for fifteen minutes. So if you are like me and need a Mama’s Little Helper in the pantry (preferably […]

Thirsty Thursday: 2009 Concannon Conservancy Crimson & Clover

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Thirsty Thursday is the quest to drink good, cheap wine that is $15.00 and under. Want some more recommendations? Check out the past cheap wine posts on Thirsty Thursday. I had a bit of glee-squee-act-like-a-teenage-girl last week. You see, I found the 2009 Concannon Conservancy Crimson & Clover at Cosentino’s Market – Downtown. I had […]

Thirsty Thursday: 2010 Leese-Fitch Chardonnay

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Thirsty Thursday is the quest to drink good, cheap wine that is $15.00 and under. Want some more recommendations? Check out the past cheap wine posts on Thirsty Thursday. Yes, you read the title correctly. I am talking about a Chardonnay. {GASP} Usually, I’m not a fan of Chardonnays. They are too buttery, oakey, and […]

Thirsty Thursday: 2009 Bourgeois Pig Pinot Noir

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Thirsty Thursday is the quest to drink good, cheap wine that is $15.00 and under. Want some more recommendations? Check out the past cheap wine posts on Thirsty Thursday. Sometimes wine just comes to you. Like the 2009 Bourgeois Pig Pinot Noir. Bourgeois Pig is local brand. Not local in the grapes are from here, […]

Thirsty Thursday: 2009 Tilia Cabernet Sauvignon

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Thirsty Thursday is the quest to drink good, cheap wine that is $15.00 and under. Want some more recommendations? Check out the past cheap wine posts on Thirsty Thursday. Back to Mendoza, Argentina for this week’s wine…the 2009 Tilia Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2009 Tilia Cabernet Sauvignon has a dark purple color with ruby red tones. […]

Thirsty Thursday: 2009 Oraison Cotes-Du-Rhone

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Thirsty Thursday is the quest to drink good, cheap wine that is $15.00 and under. Want some more recommendations? Check out the past cheap wine posts on Thirsty Thursday. France. Where the 2009 Oraison Cotes-Du-Rhone was produced and bottled. Some say France is where wine was born. Others say it is where all other wines are […]

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