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Talking about remarkable wines that pair nicely with your wallet! Because we like to keep it cheap but excellent.

Talking about remarkable wines that pair nicely with your wallet! Because we like to keep it cheap but excellent.

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Talking about remarkable wines that pair nicely with your wallet! Because we like to keep it cheap but excellent.

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English

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Episodes

High Guard Chardonnay 2019 - TJ's $6.99 Tuesday Night Chardonnay

6/20/2021
High Guard Chardonnay 2019 - TJ's $6.99 Tuesday Night Chardonnay Can $6.99 get you a tasty wine with quality oak barrel flavors? Yes, it can! Ain't Trader Joe's great? $6.99 barely gets you a passable cup of coffee, and Trader Joe's is rocking a quality Chardonnay. We are living in extraordinary times where good wine is cheaper than so-so coffee. Please do not mess it up!!!! Check out www.cheapwinefinder.com for the details

Duration:00:06:28

African Hills Cape Town Sauvignon Rosé 2020 - ALDI Sauvignon Blanc Rosé?

6/18/2021
African Hills Cape Town Sauvignon Rosé 2020 - ALDI Sauvignon Blanc Rosé? Would a Rosé by any other name taste just as sweet? Yeah, I am stealing from Shakespeare? He won't tell. Check out the www.cheapwinefinder.com review for all the details. Is this a fancy Rosé? Or is this a Sauvignon Blanc from Cape Town, South Africa mixed with just enough Cabernet Sauvignon to turn the wine pink? Probably, but it is $6.99 at ALDI, so complaining won't do you much good. Cape Town Sauvignon...

Duration:00:06:35

Evodia Garnacha 2018 - An Excellent, Classy, Spanish Budget Red

6/15/2021
Ok, this is an easy one. A Cheapwinefinder tip is to drink Garnacha. Grenache wine. Another Cheapwinefinder tip is to follow the Importer. This wine pushes both of those buttons, Check out www. cheapwinefinder.com for all the details.

Duration:00:06:32

Studio By Miraval Rosé 2020 - Budget Friendly Rosé From Brad & Angelina

6/14/2021
Studio By Miraval Rosé 2020 - Budget-Friendly Rosé From Brad & Angelina A wine from the south of France and not a Provence wine? Yes, this is a taste of the south of France Rosé. But with Miraval's winemaker. Maybe not AOC estate grapes; this is an IGP wine, but with a top-notch winemaker. Good winemakers make good wine. It is a wine fact. Check out www. cheapwinefinder.com for all the details.

Duration:00:07:14

Villa Borghetti Grigio Luna Pinot Grigio 2020 - TJ's Italian Summer Cooler

6/8/2021
Villa Borghetti Grigio Luna Pinot Grigio 2020 - TJ's Italian Summer Cooler $5.99 from Trader Joe's, it is a DOC wine from the Delle Venzie region of northeast Italy. Alto Adige is the most famous and pricey Pinot Grigio region in Italy, and Delle Venzie is just south of there. This is a summer cooler, a wine that you can serve fresh from the refrigerator. Serving most wines too cold is not good; the cold masks the flavors and the aromas. You will miss half of what an expensive wine has...

Duration:00:06:20

Trader Joe's Platinum Reserve Diamond Mountain District Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Lot 92

6/5/2021
A 14.99 at Trader Joe's, a typical Diamond Mountain Cabernet, sells for between $55 and $350. Is this a $55 Cab selling for $14.99? Probably not. Those wines have a price based on the reputation of the winery that made them. This is a mystery wine. Does that mean this wine does not taste good? Nope, it is delicious. Check out the review on www.cheapwinefinder.com for all the details, and like the review, if you will.

Duration:00:07:37

Antoine Delaune Beaujolais Rosé 2020 - A Tasty Value-Priced French Wine From ALDI

6/3/2021
Beaujolais Rosé all day. This is an excellent, well-made, rather tasty, $7.99 ALDI French wine. An AOC Beaujolais wine, nothing fancy, bi Beaujolais Villages or Cru, but again it is selling for only $7.99. For all the tasting notes and information, check out www.cheapwinefinder.com. This may be my favorite Rosé so far this summer!

Duration:00:06:14

Domaine Jean Bousquet Brut Rose - Summer Bubbly From Argentina

6/1/2021
Domaine Jean Bousquet Brut Rose - Summer Bubbly From Argentina A mashup of Champagne grapes, Pinot Noir (75%), and Chardonnay (25%) made in the Italian style (Charmat Method) by a French Languedoc wine family producing wine in the Uco Valley of Argentina. A well-priced Bubbly with delicious flavor and excellent acidity. There is nothing not to like here. Check out www.cheapwinefinder.com for all the details.

Duration:00:06:18

Los Vascos Cromas Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 - Why Chile ?

5/28/2021
Los Vascos Cromas Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 - Why Chile ? This is the Domaines Barons De Rothschild (Lafite) property in the Colchagua Valley in Chile; they have been there since 1988. One of the Legends of Bordeaux making classic wines in Chile. This is a wine that should sell for about $20, it is a drink-it-now wine, but it has elements of age-worthy wine. The vineyards in the Valleys of coastal Chile have all the advantages the Bordeaux vineyards don't have. No pests, no...

Duration:00:06:21

Vin Seven Unoaked Chardonnay 2019- A $4.99 Bang For The Buck Wine.

5/25/2021
Vin Seven Unoaked Chardonnay 2019- A $4.99 Bang For The Buck Wine. Is this a 7-11 wine or a Trader Joe's wine? At $4.99, who cares. A tasty unoaked Chardonnay with a heat-sensitive label changes the color of the angel wings when the temps hit 50 degrees. 50 degrees is too cold, but if the label does the trick, you have to see it. This is a delicious sub-five buck wine. Is that the whole story? Check out www.cheapwinefinder.com and get the full story

Duration:00:06:23

Espiral Vinho Verde - A Trader Joe's Summer Cooler From Portugal

5/22/2021
$4.45 for a wine from Portugal? Adult Koolade, brisk, citrusy, with just a touch of fizz. Perfect for hat summer days and nights. Not a fussy wine, pour into a Yehti personal cooler, drink it with a straw, enjoy! check out the full review at www.cheapwinefinder.com for all the details

Duration:00:06:17

Poppy Santa Lucia Highland Chardonnay 2017 - A Very Interesting Chardonnay

5/20/2021
Poppy Santa Lucia Highland Chardonnay 2017 - A Very Interesting Chardonnay A single vineyard Estate grown Chardonnay. They picked the grapes at different levels of ripeness over a month in the fall. Poppy produced this Chardonnay with three different production methods. Listen to the podcast or check out the review on www.cheapwinefinder.com for all the details. This is a Chardonnay made with much thought and skill. It tastes delicious and is complex and varied. And this is a wine I...

Duration:00:06:03

Boneshaker Old Vine Lodi Zinfandel - Why Old Vine?

5/18/2021
The Boneshaker Old Vine Zinfandel 2019 is one of the Hahn Family Vineyards wine brands. Hahn has been around since 1979 in the Santa Lucia Highlands of the Monterey AVA. This is a Lodi wine, and the grapes came from 2 vineyards from a Lodi family-run wine estate. Hahn Family Wines has had a contract with these vineyards for over 20 years. Why old vines? Well, read www. cheapwinefinder.com or the podcast and find out!

Duration:00:06:27

Kings Of Prohibition Cabernet Shiraz Blend - Weird Bottle Good Wine

5/15/2021
Kings Of Prohibition Cabernet Shiraz Blend - Weird Bottle Good Wine An $8.99 from Trader Joe's, though not a TJ's wine, though this edition may well have been made for Trader Joe's The Red Blend on the Kings of Prohibition website is different than this. Barossa Valley is maybe the equivalent of Napa Valley in California. They both produce costly wine. This is a non-vintage value-priced wine. It is the Al Capone edition for some reason. Why? I do not know. But no matter, this is a...

Duration:00:06:12

Blue Shell Sauvignon Blanc 2020 - Trader Joe's French Summer Wine

5/12/2021
Blue Shell Sauvignon Blanc 2020 - Trader Joe's French Summer Wine This is a $6.99 Trader Joe's wine from the Languedoc region of France. The Blue Shell Sauvignon" Blanc says "Southern French Coast" on the front label. The Languedoc is located from the Pyrenees foothills to the Mediterranean Ocean in southeastern France. I like this wine. I drink for the Cheapwinefinder website; I am always on to the next one. I rarely drink the same wine twice. But I would buy a case of the Blue Shell...

Duration:00:06:25

Don't Mind If I Do Pinot Noir 2019 - ALDI Lo-Cal Low Alcohol No Sugar Wine

5/9/2021
Don't Mind If I Do Pinot Noir 2019 - ALDI Lo-Cal Low Alcohol No Sugar Wine. A $7.99, 85 calories, 9% alcohol, no sugar wine from Aldi. Does it taste like diet wine? Not really; if you did not know the alcohol was lower and the sugar was missing, you probably could not tell. The greatest wine ever? Well, no, it is a $7.99 Pinot Noir. That is asking way too much. Is it a wine worth seeking out and drinking? YES!

Duration:00:07:39

19 Crimes Snoop Cali Rosé 2020- The Perfect Mom's Day Wine..No Really

5/6/2021
Snoop Dogg wine? It's got to be a gimmick. Wrong. It has 10.5% alcohol; the typical California Rosé is 12.5% to 13.5%. This is old school Rosé, the kind you sip while sitting at a cafe on a plaza while watching the world walk by. Maybe a little more nectar sweet than the old school French stuff, but are not in France. Plus, The Chronic with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg is from 1992, almost 30 years ago. Your Mom probably knows the words to gangster Rap songs. Check out...

Duration:00:06:05

Trader Joe's Blanc de Blancs Brut - Mothers Day Mimosa

5/4/2021
French Bubbly that sells for $5.99 should not be a thing. But it is. And it tastes great and is well-made. You want to work on your Champagne Cocktail skills; this is the Bubbly to choose. Plus, it drinks wonderfully on a Tuesday or any other day. Mother's Day Mimosa's, this is your Bubbly. check out www.cheapwinefinder.com for all the details

Duration:00:06:50

Federalist Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

5/2/2021
Baseball, apple pie, and wine? Well, sure, at Wrigley Feild, home of the Chicago Cubs, Terlato Wines have an array of excellent wines for the fans to enjoy. You can get a carafe of the Federalist Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon, which is 4 glasses of wine, for about the same price as 4 decent beers. Or you can watch your favorite team at home on TV and pour a nice glass of the Federalist Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon 2018. Baseball and wine are the new directions.

Duration:00:06:26

Don't Mind If I Do Sauvignon Blanc 2020 -ALDI low-calorie no sugar wine

4/29/2021
No sugar, no fat, low carbs, 9% alcohol usually means the wine will taste like something is missing—usually flavor and mouthfeel. But not with is $7.99 ALDI Sauv Blanc from California. It isn't big and bold, more leaner and balanced. But the flavor is still there. The winery that possibly produced this Sauvignon Blanc also makes a bottle of wine with similar details under one of their own brands. Check out www.cheapwinefinder.com for all the details.

Duration:00:05:39