Shopping Like it’s $19.99 with Katie

This week, I tried two French wines. The first was the 2006 Le Drunk Rooster Chardonnay from Languedoc. Priced at $9.99, this unoaked Chardonnay was very enjoyable – once I got the bottle open. It was sealed with a synthetic cork. I’m not sure that...

Shopping Like it’s $19.99 with Katie

It has been so hot on the East Coast this week! My family and I live in the mountains of western North Carolina, so we get some relief from the extreme heat and humidity, but it was still 90 degrees here for seven straight days. My point is that it’s definitely...

Shopping Like it’s $19.99 with Katie

Considering the high price of gas and groceries, I decided to try another brand of boxed wine this week. I discovered the Stamp of Hardy’s 2005 Chardonnay, which is from Australia, at my grocery store for $19.99. Having tried two other wine boxes that I felt...

Shopping Like it’s $19.99 with Katie

My first selection this week is an Argentinian white wine: the 2006 Chusche River Vino Blanco, priced at $8.99. This wine is made from 100% Torrontes grapes. The nose was very floral; I especially noticed jasmine. Wonderful herb and citrus flavors were on the palate,...

Shopping Like it’s $19.99 with Katie

Another wine chosen for me by The Asheville Wine Guy is the 2006 Esperanza Verdejo-Viura, a wonderfully crisp and refreshing white wine from Spain. Priced at $11.99, this was the most pricey of the wines that Steve Nelson chose for me when I visited their shop....