Posts Written OnNovember 23, 2004

Don’t Forget — WBW #4 is Next Week!

Don’t you just love Riesling? It’s one of the single best food-friendly wines if you ask me…so why not participate in Wine Blogging Wednesday #4, hosted by Derrick at An Obsession WIth Food? The theme? New World Riesling…and there are a lot of great ones to choose from. Have one with your Turkey dinner…just don’t post about it until December 1st!

Walmart Wine…Coming to a Trailer Park Near You?

I don’t know if this is true (I need to investigate) but my dad sent me a joke email about it…. Some Wal-Mart customers soon will be able to sample a new discount item: Wal-Mart’s own brand of wine. The world’s largest retail chain is teaming up with E&J Gallo Winery of Modesto, California, to produce the spirits at an affordable price, in the $2-5 range. While wine connoisseurs may not be inclined to throw a bottle of Wal-Mart brand wine into their shopping carts, there is a market for cheap wine, said Kathy Micken, professor of marketing at Roger …