Category Archives: Cheap Wine Hall of Fame

2012 Cercius Blanc

I saw various retailers declaring this┬áblend from the South of France as the white wine value of the year. Hard to say, but for $12 or so, it’s an exceptional value that one should go out of their way to … Continue reading

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2011 Fuego Garnacha

If you’re remotely interested in value wines, this one probably needs no introduction. The 2011 got crazy press, and now seems to fly off the shelf as soon as it’s restocked. At $7 to $9 a bottle, it’s easy to … Continue reading

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2011 Borsao Tinto

Another ridiculous deal. In fact, you can pretty much copy and paste everything I wrote about the 2011 Tarima. Same single-digit price tag, similar gaudy scores from the tastemakers. And while this is Garnacha, as opposed to the Tarima’s Monastrell, … Continue reading

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