VinCrush Merlot Value Challenge Results! Finding the Best Merlots for Around $10 at Total Wine & More!

Merlot Challenge Results The Merlot results are in! At the bottom of this post, you'll find the final rankings and basic tasting notes on each bottle. I was delighted to find some really great wines at really great prices in this challenge.  In particular, both the 14 Hands and the Columbia Crest Grand Estates represent great …

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VinCrush Pinot Noir Value Challenge Results! Finding the best Pinots for around $10 at Total Wine & More!

Pinot Noir Challenge Results The Pinot Noir results are in! At the bottom of this post, you'll find the final rankings and links to the individual reviews. The top few bottles from this month were very nicely made and definitely deserving of your $10 investment!  They have good structure, are smooth drinking, and offer up pleasant …

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VinCrush Zinfandel Value Challenge Results! Find the best $10 Zins at Total Wine & More!

  Zinfandel Challenge Results The results are in! At the bottom of this post, you'll find the final rankings and links to the individual wine reviews. Across the board, the Ravenswood Zinfandel offerings did really well.  They all showed more power, body, and flavor than average.  I'd certainly consider any of their bottles as a safe …

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VinCrush Malbec Value Challenge Results! Find the best $10 Malbec at Total Wine & More!

  Malbec Challenge Results The results are in! At the bottom of this post, you'll find the final rankings and links to the individual wine reviews. Overall, the results this month were mixed. I went into the month with the perception that Argentinian Malbec was an amazing value and it would be incredibly easy to find …

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