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Everyone loves Costco. The merchandise is top notch and the prices are great. Thankfully, this also applies to their wine aisle, which offers a great selection of bottles from all over the world at excellent prices, just demanding to be properly explored.

Now, there’s a resource to learn more about the wines you will find at Costco – so you can find extreme values, enjoy the remarkable selection and perhaps be compelled to try new wines that you may have overlooked before.

Enjoy. Andrew, Editor

NOTE: This site is 100% independently written by wine lovers that are obsessed with Costco wines. It is not affiliated with Costco Wholesale Corporation in any official way.  Please read our review and sample policy.

About the Ratings

We are rating wines on the commonly used and widely accepted 100 point scale.



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Contributing Reviewers:

Left Coast Wines

Erin Reyes

Lance Manion

TJ Cohen

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Sunday 22nd of January 2023

Hi, I recently read your book on French wine and enjoyed it. I would like to pick up a copy of the Italian wine book too. The amazon page for your book lists the publication date as 2014, but then in the book description the first sentence reads "updated for 2022!" ( Just wanted to make sure I'm not on the wrong link within amazon and buying the old edition -- I seemed to get burned on amazon often enough buying one thing and then having something else show up in the mail. Has anything with that Italian wine book changed since it was initially published? If so can you provide the link for the most recent edition. Thanks


Friday 27th of January 2023

I ordered the paper copy of the Decoding Italian Wine book from the amazon link I included above and as you suggested the inside cover says copyright 2022. If you want to email me a PDF that would be much appreciated. The PDF copy would be handy at the wine store when trying to sort through the Italian wines. Thanks!


Monday 23rd of January 2023

Hi Russell, glad to hear you enjoyed our French wine book. We actually are in the process of updating the Italian one. I believe right now the print version is updated so if you were planning on buying that you should be all set. The Kindle is still being formatted. If you run into any problems let me know and I can email you a PDF too

Les Kangas

Thursday 27th of January 2022

Did you see on the Cellartracker 2021 summary of the year, they picked KS wines in top ten to watch?


Thursday 27th of January 2022

No, did not see that, will check it out, thanks.


Monday 18th of October 2021

Will Costco have a wine advent calendar this year?


Monday 18th of October 2021

Yes. Here are all the details:

Bruce Nunn

Saturday 20th of February 2021

Just tried the Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. Very disappointed! No taste, and very coarse! Didn't match your review or the bottle description. Not worth $5 never mind $15. May be a bad bottle or lot but no evidence of such from cork.


Thursday 29th of October 2020

From what I've read, they only ship to CA. :-(