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90 Plus Cellars Classic Series Chianti Riserva and Cotes du Rhone – Everyday Values

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Daily drinker alert! Two highly recommended wines under 12 bucks each. These reviews are brought to you by 90 Plus Cellars. First up is the 90 Plus Cellars Classic Series Chianti Riserva, Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy. The wine spends 1 year in bottle and another 2 years in bottle before release. It has an SRP […] The post 90 Plus Cellars Classic Series Chianti Riserva and Cotes du Rhone – Everyday Values appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

The Best Merlot Under $20

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What’s The Big Deal About Brix? Ask The Expert!

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It’s a term we often hear associated with winemaking, but what the heck does it mean and why is it so important? We hope you’ve been enjoying our Ask The Expert series here at Reverse Wine Snob! Today we delve into a bit more technical question: “What’s The Big Deal About Brix?” To help us […] The post What’s The Big Deal About Brix? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Pasqua Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore – A Fab Food Wine

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Yes, our latest Trader Joe’s find is a food wine and that’s a wonderful thing. 70% Corvina, 20% Rondinella and 10% Molinara from Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy. The wine is made in the Ripasso style where the the wine is fermented with the leftover dried grape skins from production of Amarone. It is then aged for […] The post Pasqua Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore – A Fab Food Wine appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Cameron Hughes Red Mountain Red Blend – A Wine To Wow

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Good enough for a special occasion, cheap enough to drink every day! Mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with a small amount of Merlot and Syrah from the Red Mountain AVA in Washington. The wine is aged in 60% new French oak. Only 2,000 cases produced. This review is brought to you by Cameron Hughes Wine. The Cameron […] The post Cameron Hughes Red Mountain Red Blend – A Wine To Wow appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

The Best Cabernet Sauvignon Under $20

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Locations CA California Red – Unusually Good

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A fantastic, albeit unconventional, red blend. A truly unusual blend of Petite Sirah, Barbera, Tempranillo, Syrah and Grenache from vineyards throughout Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and the Sierra Foothills, California. The wine spends 10 months in French oak barrels. Sample submitted for review. The Locations CA California Red has an SRP of $22 and is available […] The post Locations CA California Red – Unusually Good appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Confidencial Reserva Tinto – An Age-Worthy $8 Wonder

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Our latest Costco find may only be $8 but it tastes like it’s worth a lot more. The Confidencial Reserva Tinto is a field blend of many different varieties, but primarily Touriga Nacional, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Tinta Roriz from Lisboa, Portugal. Some of the wine spends 6 months in 225 litre French and Portuguese […] The post Confidencial Reserva Tinto – An Age-Worthy $8 Wonder appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

90 Plus Cellars Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Lot 75 – Stunning!

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Pinot Noir done right at a price you won’t believe. Pinot Noir from Russian River Valley, California. The wine spends 9 months in a combination of French and American oak barrels. This review is brought to you by 90 Plus Cellars. The 90 Plus Cellars Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Lot 75 has an SRP […] The post 90 Plus Cellars Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Lot 75 – Stunning! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Why Are Vineyards Often Found On The Slopes of Hills and Mountains? Ask The Expert!

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Are all those picturesque hillside vineyards just for looks or is there a reason behind their location? Today we’re back with another installment of our new Ask The Expert series! The question on the table this time is “Why Are Vineyards Often Found On The Slopes of Hills and Mountains?” To help us answer this […] The post Why Are Vineyards Often Found On The Slopes of Hills and Mountains? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Tenet #4 – Wine Under $20 Is Not A Compromise

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Price does not equal quality! Our fourth rule of Reverse Wine Snobbery is Wine Under $20 Is Not A Compromise. The fourth rule in our Ten Tenets of Reverse Wine Snobbery is at the heart of what we believe here at Reverse Wine Snob. Read on for what we think is a pretty convincing argument […] The post Tenet #4 – Wine Under $20 Is Not A Compromise appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Campo Arriba – Andale! Andale!

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Make like Speedy Gonzales and grab a few bottles of this wine at Costco while you can! The Campo Arriba is a blend of 70% Monastrell (Mourvedre), 20% Syrah and 10% Garnacha Tintorera (Alicante Bouschet) from Yecla, Spain. The wine spends 3 months in French oak barrels. Sample submitted for review. The wine has an […] The post Campo Arriba – Andale! Andale! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Keeping It Cool – The Optimal Temperature for Storing And Drinking Wine

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It’s important, but don’t overthink it. Includes a special discount for readers! Photo Credit: Cristen Casados, The Nap Time Reviewer Today we’re happy to bring you this special sponsored post from NewAir on the optimal temperature for storing and drinking wine. It’s a question that comes up often with our readers and it’s an important […] The post Keeping It Cool – The Optimal Temperature for Storing And Drinking Wine appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

The Best French Wines Under $20

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Vinum Cellars Petite Sirah – Big, Tasty and Smooth

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A great example of one of our very favorite value varieties. 100% Petite Sirah from Clarksburg, Yolo County, Central Valley, California. Sample submitted for review. The Vinum Cellars Petite Sirah has an SRP of $15 and is available for as low as $12. Ready to buy? Check your local retailers. Only 3,000 cases produced. From the […] The post Vinum Cellars Petite Sirah – Big, Tasty and Smooth appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

The Best Box Wines

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The Ultimate Gift Guide For Wine Lovers

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Whether it be Christmas, a birthday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day or any other occasion that warrants a gift, we’re here to help you find the perfect present for the wine lover on your list. Our giant gift guide for wine lovers is newly updated for 2017/2018 and covers just about everything a wine […] The post The Ultimate Gift Guide For Wine Lovers appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

The Best Zinfandel Under $20

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Shotfire Quartage – On Target

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A Barossa Valley Bordeaux Blend. 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Cabernet Franc and 16% Petit Verdot from the St. Kitts, Milton Park and Vabininge vineyards in the Barossa Valley, South Australia. The wine is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. Sample submitted for review. The Shotfire Quartage has an SRP of $25 and can […] The post Shotfire Quartage – On Target appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

The Best White and Rosé Wines Under $20

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In addition to our Best Of Lists covering all kinds of different varieties and regions (see Chardonnay, Riesling or Italian Wines for examples), we also occasionally release Top 10 lists of our very favorite White and Rosé or Red wines. To compile these lists we go through all the wines we’ve tasted over roughly the […] The post The Best White and Rosé Wines Under $20 appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

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