Welcome to the Weekly Wrap-up!
It was a big week for The Reverse Wine Snob, passing 1 million pageviews on Wednesday in just under 2 years of existence!
A huge thank you to all my readers for making this site a success! I’m looking forward to even better things to come and have lots of plans for the site in the future so keep on reading.
Based on searches and traffic lately, it looks like everyone is busy finding wine for the Holidays! If you need some last minute advice, be sure to check out our latest Top 10 Reds and Top 10 Whites lists for my best recommendations.
Speaking of Christmas, we’ll be off the next couple days enjoying family but I sincerely hope each and everyone of you have a very Merry Christmas! We’ll be back Wednesday with a couple more Holiday Sparklers just in time for New Year’s and then close out the week with a brand new Top 10 White Wines Under $20 list.
And now on to our weekly recap.
We started the week in Portugal with the douRosa Douro White Wine 2011 – The Douro Delivers Much More Than Port.
On Tuesday we covered the Robert Mondavi Winery Carneros Napa Valley Pinot Noir 2010– Have a Carneros Christmas. A fine choice for Christmas dinner.
Wednesday brought our next two Holiday Sparklers, first the Cantine Maschio Prosecco Brut – Nutty, Fruity and Good. And then a wine that even looks like Christmas. Enza Prosecco – A Festive Holiday Sparkler!
Then on Thursday we traveled to Bordeaux. Who says good Bordeaux has to be expensive? Chateau Bonnet Reserve Bordeaux Rouge 2009: Delicious, Inexpensive Bordeaux – Not An Oxymoron.
Friday came another cheap AND delicious wine from Spain, this time in sparkling form. Anna de Codorniu Cava Brut – Crazy for Cava.
And finally Saturday brought our last Super Splurge for holiday gift giving, an exclusive and rare treat…Sagrantino. Arnaldo-Caprai Collepiano Sagrantino di Montefalco 2005 – Exquisite!Big, powerful and perfectly balanced.
Most Viewed Reviews This Week:
- Top 10 Red Wines Under $20 – The Reverse Wine Snob Nov/Dec 2012 Holiday Edition.
- Five Favorites – Fantastic Pinot Noir Under $20
- Robert Mondavi Winery Carneros Napa Valley Pinot Noir 2010 – Have a Carneros Christmas.
Click through to the individual wines to find the full reviews including a link with local retailers who carry each wine.