A combination of factors make this wine seem almost too good to be true, the Kirkland Signature Chianti Classico Riserva from … [Read more...]
$8 Italian Reds
While many Italian wine lovers find enjoyment in big, expensive wines like Brunello and Barolo, we like to appreciate the simple things. For us, there's nothing quite like finding an excellent, inexpensive Italian wine that you can pair with a simple plate of spaghetti or a takeout pizza. Keeping the entire meal (wine and all) to well under $20 gives us a special joy. This list is our attempt to make that possible.
Read on for our list of $8 and Under Italian Reds!
A new pick for one of our favorite categories of wine, $8 Italian Reds. The Masciarelli Montepulciano d'Abruzzo. 100% Montepulciano … [Read more...]
Impressively tasty for just $6, the Trader Joe's Epicuro Primitivo di Manduria. Primitivo (Zinfandel) from Apulia, Italy. … [Read more...]
Authentic Chianti character for just $5.49 courtesy of Aldi, the Adventure Series Chianti DOCG. Primarily Sangiovese from Tuscany, … [Read more...]
A $5 favorite from Trader Joe's, the Villa Cerrina Montepulciano d'Abruzzo. There's no information given from Trader Joe's but this … [Read more...]
After tasting the simple but oh so satisfying Stella Montepulciano d'Abruzzo you'll be quite happy to know it's available in a 3-liter … [Read more...]
The Soraie Veneto Cecilia Beretta, a very nice example of a wine made using the appassimento method, at a bargain basement price thanks to … [Read more...]
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 … [Read more...]
Exploring the signature variety of Sicily with the Mandrarossa Nero d'Avola Costa Dune. 100% Nero d'Avola from Sicily, Italy. The wine is … [Read more...]
The Piccini Memoro Rosso, an unusual but extremely tasty blend of varieties, regions and vintages. 40% Primitivo from Puglia, 30% … [Read more...]
The Rosa dell'Olmo Barbera d'Asti, our next Trader Joe's Top Pick and a fabulous pizza wine. Barbera from Barbera d'Asti, Asti, Piedmont, … [Read more...]
A blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre aged for 9 months in casks and large barrels. From Vacqueyras, Southern Rhone, … [Read more...]