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Vinha Da Fonte Reserva 2021-Trader Joe’s Excellent $9 Portuguese Red

Vinha Da Fonte Reserva 2021-Trader Joe's Excellent $9 Portuguese Red This is a $8.99 Red Blend from a 102-year-old Portuguese winery. The blend has Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, but the other two grapes are very Portuguese grapes, and this is an extremely tasty wine! Fermented in stainless steel tanks and aged for 9 months in…

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Vinha Da Fonte Reserva 2021

The Vinha Da Fonte Reserva 2021 is a $8.99 Trader Joe’s import wine though it is available in other countries. This Red Blend is produced by Casa Ermelinda Freitas, a winery in business since 1920 in the south of Portugal inside the Setúbal Peninsula Region. This wine is a blend of Castelão (25% a local…

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Trader Joe’s Roseta Rosé 2022-A $6 Rose For Your Inner Hippie Gypsy

What if you could find a fun, flavorful, and affordable Rosé that stands out from the rest? Want to hear about a Portuguese wine that delivers on taste, even though it doesn’t exist on the internet? It’s Domain Dave, from cheapwinefinder.com, sharing my insights on a unique Trader Joe’s exclusive, Rosetta Rosé 2022. This wine,…

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Trader Joe’s Roseta Rosé 2022

The Trader Joe’s Roseta Rosé 2022 is a $5.99 Rosé wine from Portugal. The back label lists a bottler, Goavni Bottling, a Portuguese custom wine producer. The flask-style bottle is very reminiscent of the bottle used for Matuse Rosé, a brand of Rosé wine that has been around for 70 years. Matuse Rosé was probably…

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Freakshow Red Blend 2019

The Freakshow Red Blend 2019 is a blend of 59% Syrah, 37% Petite Sirah, and Souzao (a blending grape mainly used in making Port wine) sourced from sustainably farmed vineyards in the Lodi AVA. FreakShow is a line of wine from Michael and David Phillips, fifth-generation growers (the 6th generation is also part of the…

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Espiral Vinho Verde – Trader Joe’s

The Espiral Vinho Verde – Trader Joe’s is a $4.45 Trader Joe’s exclusive. Vinho Verde is a region in Northern Portugal and not a particular grape. These wines are typically inexpensive wines with bright acidity and bracing citrus flavors. They are also a little fizzy. Vinho Verde wines were originally slightly carbonated because the winemakers…

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Aiolas Red Blend 2019

The Aiolas Red Blend 2019 is a $5.99 Trader Joe's import wine, a DOC designated wine from the  Dão region of Portugal. TJ's does not offer any information concerning this Red blend.This is somewhat unfortunate since the wines of Portugal tend to be unique. they often use indigenous grapes such as Touriga Franca or Tinta Barroca….

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Aiolas Red Blend 2019

The Aiolas Red Blend 2019 is a $5.99 Trader Joe’s import wine, a DOC designated wine from the  Dão region of Portugal. TJ’s does not offer any information concerning this Red blend. This is somewhat unfortunate since the wines of Portugal tend to be unique. they often use indigenous grapes such as Touriga Franca or Tinta…

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Capela Santa Margarida Red 2016

The Story The Capela Santa Margarida Red 2016 is a blend of 40% Aragonez (Tempranillo), 40% Trincadeira (a local varietal) and 20% Alicante Bouschet (a hybrid grape mostly used in blends) farmed in vineyards in the Alentejano region of southern Portugal. Capa Santa Margarida is an ancient 15th-century chapel and the vineyards located on what was…

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Paxis Red Blend 2013

The Paxis Red Blend 2013 is a blend of Touriga Nacional (this THE red grape of Portugal), Tinta Roriz (also known as Tempranillo), and Touriga Franca (an indigenous grape that mixes well with Touriga Nacional) sourced from vineyards in the Lisboa region of Portugal. I found Paxis on sale for $6.99 and while this is the…

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Colossal Reserva Red 2015

The Colossal Reserva Red 2015 is a blend of 30% Touriga Nacional (probably the #1 Red grape of Portugal), 30% Syrah, 30% Tinta Roriz (known as Tempranillo in Spain), and 10% Alicante Bouschet sourced from Casa Santos Lima estate vineyards in the Lisboa wine region of Portugal. The Colossal Reserva is something of a rare wine,…

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Confidencial Reserva Tinto 2014

The Confidencial Reserva Tinto 2014 is a blend of more than 10 grape varietals farmed in Casa Santos Lima estate vineyards in the Lisboa growing region north and west of Lisbon in Portugal. What is confidencial about this wine is the grapes used. Many of the grapes grown in Portugal are indigenous to the region and…

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Porta 6 Red 2015

The Porta 6 Red 2015 is a blend of 50% Aragonez (the Portuguese name for Tempranillo and in Portugal this grape is also known as Tinto Roriz. Wine can be confusing enough without having 2 names for the same grape), 40% Castelão, and 10% Touriga Nacional (both indigenous local grapes) grown in the Lisboa region (north and west…

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90+ Cellars Big Red Blend Lot 113 2015

The 90+ Cellars Big Red Blend Lot 113 2015 is an unusual blend of Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Tempranillo, and Souzoa sourced from vineyards in Lodi, California. 90+ Cellars are Negociants, what negociants do is purchase surplus wine from wineries and sell it under their own label. Sometimes they buy fermented juice from a famous winery…

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Aermate: A Wine Gadget That Works!

Ok, you are with three friends and you decide to share a bottle of wine. You pour wine into four glasses and finish off the bottle. After twenty minutes, the glasses are empty. The wine was ok – but nothing to shout about. You make a mental note to not buy that particular bottle again….

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