Are anyone else’s recycling bags just FULL of clinking bottles? I can’t buy wine fast enough! To purchase safely, I have been buying from wine.com –(I pre-purchase shipping at a one-time fee per year, and wine delivers thereafter in a 2-day delivery timeframe.) Nice and quick. Locally, I also call ahead and do curbside pickup at a local store called winestore. I know many other cities offer local curbside options.
Now is not one of those times to try crazy new things – I’m going to tried and true classics! Here’s what’s on rotation in our house, at various and accessible price points.
The Prisoner – While I drink this all the time – this name is right now, making me laugh.
Conundrum Red Blend – I love a screw top and this is a fruity, easy, drinker!
Orin Swift Abstract – a great bottle from a classic producer.
Uncaged Red Blend – another appropriate label name, in a Cali blend.
Rodney Strong Upshot Red Blend – another solid, accessible blend from Rodney Strong.
Crossbarn Paul Hobbs Chardonnay – one of my favorite producers and bottles. Great for a Saturday happy hour in your yard!
Allan Scott Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – a great example of unforgettable-tasting Marlborough Sauv Blanc.
MacRostie Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir – Love a perfect Sonoma Pinot on one of these beautiful spring days!
Michael David Winery Freakshow Cabernet Sauvignon – If you are a fruit-bomb winelover, then this is one for you!
Torbreck Woodcutters Shiraz 2018 – A big, Barossa shiraz for when you want something bold to pair with dinner!
Seghesio Sonoma Zinfandel – I am always a fan of this producer’s big California Zins.
Jeff Runquist 1448 Proprietary Red Blend – Hands down my top overall rec for “everyday” drinking, in any health climate!