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Best Wines at Trader Joe’s for around ten bucks or less.

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Getting sick of two buck chuck? Going to a dinner party and don’t want everyone to know how little you spent on the wine?

No fear! Here are my initial recommendations on what to get from TJ’s. I would love to hear feedback from others - I suspect I may change my mind (and this list) a few times - but here are some good bets (in no particular order - prices are approximate):


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Reds
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1) Concha y Toro Casillero del Diablo Carmenere ($8)

2) Santa Rita Carmenere Reserva ($10)

3) Coppola Rosso ($9)

4) Bogle Cabernet Sauvignon ($10)

5) Purple Moon Shiraz ($4)

6) Sterling Vitner’s Collection Cabernet Sauvignon ($11)

7) Bogle Merlot ($10)

8 ) Sogrape Dao Callabriga ($9)

9) Villa Borghetti Valpolicella ($6)

10) Trader Joe’s Napa River Merlot ($5)

11) Columbia Crest Two Vines Merlot ($6)

12) Clos Du Bois Merlot ($11)


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Whites
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1) Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc ($13)

2) Kendall Jackson Vintners Reserve Chardonnay ($12)

3) Ferrari-Carano Fume Blanc ($12)

4) Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc ($10)

5 ) Giesen Sauvignon Blanc ($9)

6) Gaetano D’Aquino Pinot Grigio delle Venezie ($6)

7) Dr. Beckermann Reisling ($4)

8 ) King Shag Sauvignon Blanc ($8)

9) Geyser Peak Sauvignon Blanc ($9)

10) Callaway Chardonnay ($5)