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David Frost Trader Joe’s Red – A Whole Lot of Sophistication for $7

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Only serious wine drinkers need apply. 40% Shiraz, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Pinotage from Durbanville, Western Cape, South Africa. The wine is aged in French and American oak barrels for 6 months and has 4 g/L of residual sugar. The David Frost Trader Joe’s Red is available exclusively at Trader Joe’s for just $6.99. […] The post David Frost Trader Joe’s Red – A Whole Lot of Sophistication for $7 appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Why Are Some Wines So Sweet? Ask The Expert!

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Exploring how sweet wines are made. We’re back to tackle another question in our Ask The Expert series! In this edition, we explore how a winemaker produces a sweet wine – or conversely, a dry one. Whatever you prefer, whether bone dry or those that are sickly sweet, Winemaker Hal Landvoigt of Lunar Harvest breaks […] The post Why Are Some Wines So Sweet? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

The Best Tempranillo Under $20

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Silkbush Mountain Vineyards Altitude – Cheeky!

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A wine with altitude AND attitude. 35% Malbec, 25% Petit Verdot, 15% Shiraz, 15% Pinotage and 10% Merlot from vineyards on the slopes of Waaihoek Mountains in Breedekloof, South Africa. The wine has 3.1 g/L of residual sugar. Sample submitted for review. The Silkbush Mountain Vineyards Altitude will be hard to find as it is […] The post Silkbush Mountain Vineyards Altitude – Cheeky! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

How Does Altitude Affect Wine? Ask The Expert!

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Get the skinny on high altitude! It’s time for another edition of Ask The Expert! Today we’re digging deeper into altitude — how does a little elevation affect grape growing and the resulting wine? And why do we see “high altitude” often called out on wine labels? Our expert for this question is Anne Bousquet […] The post How Does Altitude Affect Wine? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Locations P Portuguese Red Wine – Liquid Decadence

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A decadent, delicious, decadently delicious and deliciously decadent red blend. A blend of Touriga Nacional, Trincadeira and Touriga Franca from the Douro and Alentejo regions in Portugal. The wine is aged in French and American oak barrels. Sample submitted for review. The Locations P Portuguese Red Wine has an SRP of $20 and is available […] The post Locations P Portuguese Red Wine – Liquid Decadence appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Tenet #6 – The Three Tier System Sucks And Needs To Go Away

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There’s big money behind limiting consumer choice in wine. Tenet #6 in our Ten Tenets of Reverse Wine Snobbery details one of the biggest factors negatively impacting consumer’s enjoyment of wine, yet also one of the least well known. It harks back to a time of protectionism and regulation that few thought could survive the […] The post Tenet #6 – The Three Tier System Sucks And Needs To Go Away appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Bonny Doon Vineyard A Proper Claret – Legit

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A properly tart and tasty Cab based blend. 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Petit Verdot, 22% Tannat, 9% Syrah, 7% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petite Sirah from California. Sample submitted for review. The Bonny Doon Vineyard A Proper Claret has an SRP of $16 and is available for as low as $12. Ready to […] The post Bonny Doon Vineyard A Proper Claret – Legit appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

What’s The Difference Between Old World Wines and New World Wines? Ask The Expert!

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Two common wine terms, but what do they really mean? We’re back with another edition of Ask The Expert! Today we’re looking at two of the most common terms in the wine world – “Old World” and “New World”. To help explain the difference (and whether you need to choose between one or the other), […] The post What’s The Difference Between Old World Wines and New World Wines? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

What’s The Right Way To Cellar Wines? Ask The Expert!

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Now that you’ve bought that special bottle, how do you make it last? It’s time for another edition of Ask The Expert! In this edition, we tackle the age old question of how best to store (cellar) those special wines you want to last and last. While most of the wine we buy we consume […] The post What’s The Right Way To Cellar Wines? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Casillero Del Diablo Rosé – Rejuvenating

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A refreshing reminder of warmer weather. Primarily Syrah with a small amount of Cinsault and Carmenere from the Rapel and Maule Valleys in Chile. Sample submitted for review. The Casillero Del Diablo Rosé is available for as low as $10. Ready to buy? Check your local retailers. Imported by Excelsior Wine Company. From the bottle: Winemaker’s […] The post Casillero Del Diablo Rosé – Rejuvenating appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Blending Wines – Is it Art, Science or a Little of Both? Ask The Expert!

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Ever wondered how winemakers come up with the perfect blend? Welcome to another edition of Ask The Expert. We’re delighted this new series has been received so well so as a result we’ve decided to continue it indefinitely, or at least as long as we have questions to be answered! Red blends are one of […] The post Blending Wines – Is it Art, Science or a Little of Both? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Waterbrook Melange – A Real Red Blend

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Another great example of the amazing value to be found in Washington wine for right around $10. 45% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Cabernet Franc, 7% Sangiovese, 6% Petit Verdot, 5% Syrah, 3% Zinfandel and 1% Tempranillo from vineyards throughout Columbia Valley, Washington. (The Oasis, Waterbrook, Art Den Hoed, Pepper Bridge, Canoe Ridge, Alder Ridge, […] The post Waterbrook Melange – A Real Red Blend appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

What Are The Basics Of Fermentation? Ask The Expert!

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Just how does grape juice become wine anyway? In today’s edition of Ask The Expert we examine the core process behind the transformation of grapes into the product we love so much – wine! For our expert answer we turn to winemaker David Kuhlken of Pedernales Cellars in the Texas Hill Country. Here is David’s […] The post What Are The Basics Of Fermentation? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

The Best Spanish Wines Under $20

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Mastro Aglianico Campania – Smooth, Tart and Tasty

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Aglianico, an Italian grape variety to get to know. 100% Aglianico from Campania, Italy. The wine is fermented in stainless steel and aged for 4 months in 4-5 year old 225L French barriques. It has just 0.5 g/L of residual sugar. Sample submitted for review. The Mastro Aglianico Campania has an SRP of $20 and […] The post Mastro Aglianico Campania – Smooth, Tart and Tasty appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

The Best Sparkling Wines

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Best Red Wines Under $20

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It’s the end of another year which means it’s time to update our annual list of the best red wines under $20! We tasted a ton of great wine in 2017 so selecting out our Top 10 is never an easy task. That said, the wines that follow are our picks for those that give […] The post Best Red Wines Under $20 appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Where Does The Buttery Flavor in Some Chardonnay Come From? Ask The Expert!

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Find out what microwave popcorn and buttery Chardonnay have in common in this edition of Ask The Expert! Up next in our Ask The Expert series is a question that most wine lovers have wondered at one point or another – why is it that some Chardonnay has the unmistakable buttery taste and aroma of […] The post Where Does The Buttery Flavor in Some Chardonnay Come From? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

The Best Wines at Trader Joe’s

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