Aug 292012
2011 The Cusher Rose of Pinot Noir, Merwin Vineyard, Clarksburg, CA, $14 (S) – Rating 88

A solid value patio sipper with a healthy nose of watermelon, raspberry and strawberry. Flavors of ripe watermelon, tart cherry, red berries and citrus with subtle notes of red Jolly Rancher combine with zippy acidity and a hint of sweetness for a summer party favorite or to pair with lighter fare. Buy This Wine

Jul 012011

Rosé wine for summertime. OK, I’ll admit it’s not a perfect rhyme but this summer is the perfect time to break out the Rosé wines. No white Zins, here. These beauties are dry and rich with flavor. Do real men drink Rosé, you ask? Hell yes! This big Texas wine dude loves a chilled glass of pink, especially when I’m at the grill with my friends and the sun begins to slide behind the oak trees. These wines are a party on your palate.

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Jun 112011

Wine BlogSure, it is easy to get a great bottle of wine for $50 or more. In that price range there is so much good juice to choose from it gets silly. But what about every day wine? Something that is a good value, enjoyable and agrees with your palate like an old friend. There are very good wines out there for under $25 and even a few around $10 that we at Bacchus and Beery Wine Reviews have found over the last few months.

Granted these wines may not be life altering in their own right, but they are good, well made and will enhance your daily wine experience… without requiring a conversation with your banker. Continue reading »