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12 Costco Red Wines To Look For In Your Warehouse Right Now

It’s been a little while since we published a roundup story around some wine picks that might be available in your warehouse right now. So I took a day and went to a handful of Costco stores around the Atlanta area to compile this list of wines, many of which we’ve reviewed, and others that …

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Meet Your Local Costco Wine Advisor

“If you take a box then you have to fill it up, that’s the rule,” he will often quip at an unsuspecting member rifling through the stack of empty wine boxes he’s set aside for them.  Although Tony Pellegrini spends the majority of his mornings moving pallets of wine around the Costco warehouse (while most of …

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Which of Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines Are Carried at Costco

Every year, Wine Spectator magazine releases their top 100 wines of the year, and when they do these wines generally fly off shelves.  So the big question: which of these wines does Costco carry? Here’s a list we started, and we will add to it as we see more.  Feel free to add any others …

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Secret Wine Shopper: A Price Comparison of Total Wine vs Costco

I’ve been wanting to publish this story for quite a while now, but I finally got around to spending some time inside Total Wine to track down their prices on the same bottles being offered by Costco (which in my case is directly across the street). Each place has their pros and cons but I …

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7 Ways To Look Like A Pro In A Wine Tasting Room

A recent contribution to Huffington Post: “When most people hear the words “wine tasting” they immediately cringe and picture a stuffy room with snooty people sniffing glasses and spewing out all kinds of ridiculous adjectives to describe the wine, but to you it just tastes like “wine.” And that’s fine. Maybe you didn’t pick up …

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5 Must Watch Movies About Wine You May Have Missed

I wanted to make a list of a few good films and documentaries about wine that I’ve been surprised more people haven’t seen. So here’s a quick list along with my comments.  Enjoy, and please include other wine films in the comments that you feel are worth sharing. A Year in Champagne (2015) This inside look at …

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5 Memorial Day Costco Wine Suggestions

Regardless of how you’re spending this Memorial Day weekend, whether you’re boating, camping, picnicking, hiking, grilling or just sitting around in the backyard, if you’re a reader of this site then a glass of wine is also likely somewhere in those plans. So I wanted to list a few good, summery, warm weather wines that …

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Great Australian Value Wines that You’ll Never Find in the U.S.

[CostcoWineBlog contributor Michael recently returned from a trip down under where he toured and experienced many of Australia’s awesome wineries.  Here’s a report on some of the standout wines he found on his journey] Alas, some of the best Australian wine values are exceedingly difficult for U.S. consumers to experience because they aren’t exported to …

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5 Must Read Books About Wine

I don’t have a formal wine education and while I’ve thought about pursuing a certification of some sorts, I have acquired my limited (I think wine is a lifelong journey) but growing knowledge of wine through reading books, sampling wines and sharing wine experiences with other people (and readers of this site), especially those who …

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8 Secrets to Scoring Wine Deals at Costco

[I contributed the following story to TheDailyMeal.com.  This is a good overview on things to keep in mind whenever you are buying wine, or many other things, at Costco.] 8 Secrets to Scoring Wine Deals at Costco When buying wine at Costco, you’ll want to get the most bang for your buck by Andrew Cullen There’s nothing quite like …

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A Special Look At The Wines of Moldova and Chateau Purcari

While this blog is 98% focused on Costco wine, occasionally I like to branch out and cover other areas of the wine industry that seem timely or interesting to me at the moment.  I’m a big fan of always exploring the full world of wine, and that stretches way beyond the areas that are most …

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10 Italian Wines We Enjoyed While Researching Our Italian Wine Book

10 Italian Wines We Love Looking for some Italian wines to try this Valentine’s Day (and beyond)? Well, it just so happens that we drank a whole lot of vino while researching our recently published book, Decoding Italian Wine. Here are 10 of our favorites, ordered from least expensive to priciest. We hope you enjoy them …

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