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Tagged With: bargain

Concannon 2010 Crimson and Clover – red blend

Posted on August 21, 2015 by tcbrown: I went bargain hunting and found a nice one.  Concannon can surprise me once in a while with a good wine at a bargain price.  The 2010 Crimson and Clover caught my eye as it was in a discount cart for $8.00!  For half the regular retail price, … Continue reading »

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Ferrari-Carano Fume Blanc (Sauvignon Blanc) 2011

From March 14, 2013   Ah, cometh the spring and soon, warmth.  Warmth means deck wines, and we all know that deck wines keep us smiling in the sun even when the temp climbs.  In sampling many of the 2011 whites, I’ve found that it’s going to be a super vintage.  Sauvignon Blank (or Fume … Continue reading »

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1/2 price bargains – one Sauvignon Blanc, one Cabernet Sauvignon

Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the… half price bin at your local wine shop.  I like taking a chance on some of the interesting bottles when they’re marked down.  Take for examples these two beauties:  2012 Saint Clair Family Estate Vicar’s Choice sauvignon blanc and the 2009 Bodega Norton cabernet … Continue reading »

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Bargain Cab: Pascual Toso 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

I buy wine that I don’t love occasionally. Really, it’s OK, some wines are good, not wonderful.  Bargain hunting is an ongoing challenge which pays off with a wine that is inexpensive, yet very drinkable.  Some of those wines make for excellent food pairings or “party” wines…. the wine you take to parties where those … Continue reading »

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