CheapWineFinder Podcast

CheapWineFinder Podcast

Talking about remarkable wines that pair nicely with your wallet! Because we like to keep it cheap but excellent.


May 28, 2023 6 mins

Angeline California Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2021-On The List Of Best Value Sauv Blanc Of 2023

This is a Sauvignon Blanc that I found in Chicago for $7.99, but received 92 points from James Suckling the Worlds leading Wine Reviewer.

Typically I don't get why cheap wine got big scores, but I do on this one!

Long, balanced, and lean, but full of texture and flavor.

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Kirkland Signature Extra Dry Prosecco Rosé 2021-Costco 8 Buck Summer Bubbly

Most Prosecco is non-vintage.

Regular Prosecco features the Glera Grape.

Extra Dry means is a little bit sweet but not with Prosecco.

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Cloudline Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2021- Legit Under $20 Pinot Noir

After 15 years of writing, I have figured out that my favorite wines are Willamette Valley Pinot Noir.

Hey, your CWF why are you promoting expensive Boutique Pinot?

Because years of drinking Trader Joe's, Aldi's, and Costco wines have allowed us to drink Napa, Santa Barbara, Sonoma Coast, Bordeaux, Rhone ...

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Sainte Celine Chablis 2022-Trader Joe's Excellent $15 French Chardonnay

Chablis equals Chardonnay.

This Trader Joe's is a single vineyard estate wine from a quality Chablis winery.

They were founded in 1973 and were one of the first Burgundian wineries to offer organic and bio-dynamic wine.

This is a legit wine from a legit producer.

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Outlander Meritage Paso Robles 2021- Meritage = Bordeaux Blend

This is a $7.99 Aldi exclusive wine.

They recently changed producers and it still rocks.

The grapes are Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot, and  Malbec all grown in Paso Robles instead of along a river in Bordeaux.

For 8 bucks this Red blend is a bargain!

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Trader Joe's Grand Reserve Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2020-Just What Is A Grand Reserve Wine?

This is a $12.99 Trader Joe's exclusive wine.

I have read that the Grand Reserve wines are equal to wine at twice the price, are they?

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Kirkland Signature Cotes de Provence Rosé 2022-(Costco) 8 Bucks Well Spent

Provence is the home of Rosé wines.

Costco sells this one for $7.99 and it is excellent!

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Kendall Jackson Grand Reserve Santa Barbara Chardonnay 2021-Expensive Taste Value Price (Costco)

The Kendal Jackson Vintners Reserve Chardonnay has been the #1 selling CHardonnay in the US for 30 years!

They are doing something right.

The Kendall Jackson Grand Reserve Santa Barbara Chardonnay 2021 is the tip 7% of the 2021 Chardonnay vintage, this is a true reserve wine.

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Don't Mind If I Do Pinot Grigio 2022-No Sugar Wine Never Tasted So Good

This is a $7.99 Aldi wine if you don't live near an Aldi Sunny with a Chance of Flowers is extremely similar.

The Don't Mind If I Do brand of wines is No Sugar, 85 Calories, 9% alcohol, and Vegan friendly.

And for me, this is the first Don't Mind If I Do wine that tastes like a non-diet wine, it is a very enjoyable...

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Caretaker Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon 2021-Trader Joe's Cook Out Cab

This is a $9.99 Trader Joe's wine.

It is well-made.

It tastes like a real-deal California Cabernet Sauvignon.

And what more do you want?

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Codorniu Limited Edition Cava Brut Reserva-Mimosa's Anyone?

Codorniu Winery has been around since the 1500s, they are part of the Raventos family of wines that invented CAva in the 1970s.

They know a few things about Spanish Bubbly.

Add in this sub ten buck Cava has a second fermentation that lasts 18 months and 30% of this Cava is Chardonnay and you have a very tasty bargain Bubbly!

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19 Crimes Snoop Dogg Cali Blanc 2021-Sippin' On Sauvignon Blanc

Who knew that Snoop Dogg's Sauvignon Blanc from 19 Crimes is the perfect Patio Pounder wine of the summer of 2023?

This wine is rated Medium-Sweet, but it has enough acidity to balance the sugar.

This is a Sau Blanc that drinks well and anyway Sauternes sweet wine from Bordeaux and sweet Sauv Blanc wines.

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Kirkland Signature K Vine Syrah 2021- 10 Bucks of Delicious

This is a. $9.99 Costco wine made for them by K Vintners/Charles Smith Wines.

If you don't know they have made multiple 100-point Syrah wines.

And now they are making a ten-buck Costco Syrah.

Syrah Masters making a $10 wine is a very good thing!

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Rabble Paso Robles Red Blend 2020 Costco-Real Good Real Cheap

Costco is the largest Wine Retailer in the US according to Buzzfeed with $4,000,000,000 in annual sales.

The Rabble Red Blend is a sustainably produced wine that is 1/3 to 1/2 cheaper at Costco than at other wine stores.

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Esteban Martin Garnacha Syrah 2021-$5 @ Costco Uptown $14 Elsewhere

This is a wine that received 92 points from James Suckling for its 2019 vintage.

That means this winery knows how to make Garnacha Syrah wines.

While every vintage is different, the know-how stays the same.

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Kirkland Carneros Pinot Noir 2021-An Excellent $10 Pinot From Costco

Ten bucks for a good Pinoy Noir is a bargain no matter what the circumstance.

A rocking ten-buck Carneros Pinot is a major bargain.

The alcohol is 14,5% which is a bit high but the wine can handle it, it does not taste "hot".

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Trader Joe's Reserve Santa Barbara County Chardonnay 2021-I Like This Chardonnay

Over the 15 years we have been doing CWF we have learned a few things.

One of those things is that I like Santa Barbara Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Syrah.

I learned most of this by drinking Trader Joe's Reserve wines along with some well-chosen others.

Ten bucks for an excellent Chardonnay is a bargain!!

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Trader Joe's Grower's Reserve Red Wine 2021- $6 Organic Red

Trader Joe's literally gives us less than no information about this wine.

Ok, maybe literally is the wrong word, but the origin is California, and it is a Red wine, not even a Red blend. 

We do know it is $5.99 and made from organically farmed grapes.

And it tastes between OK and pretty good.

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Epicuro Puglia Aglianico 2021-TJ's $5.99 Import-The G's are Silent

You do not expect a $5.99 Red wine that had to travel all the way from Italy to be good.

But somehow you are wrong!

This is a well-balanced, good-tasting wine.

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Vino Columbia Valley Pinot Grigio 2020-My Favorite Pinot Grigio In The Last 2 Years

This is a wine from Charles Smith Wines this time it is under the CasaSmith Label.

I am a fan of these wines and have been for over ten years.

This is a single-vineyard Pinot Grigio wine that routinely gets 90 points from wine critics and I found it for $8.99.

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