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The Stump Jump Shiraz 2009

 One of the key elements of successful Cheapskate living is opportunism. It’s important to recognize a genuine opportunity to score an inordinately good value. Not the phoney boloney, pseudo deals like the “Buy one suit and get a second suit, … Continue reading

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Menage a Trois California Red

 No, it doesn’t come in three packs. OK, there, I’ve included the mandatory double entendre regarding this wine’s name. I’ll resist further temptation to act like Beavis and/or Butthead and snicker about more “three” puns. The Menage a Trois name … Continue reading

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Folonari Chianti

 Chianti wines can boast being the only vinifera mentioned in two hit movies, in nearly identical lines of dialogue. In Silence of the Lambs, Doctor Lecter offers his food pairing advice regarding some, uh, liver, fava beans and “a nice … Continue reading

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Malbec Week

 Here in the Cheapskate household, we are in the midst of a Malbec festival. Not that it’s an annual celebration or anything, it’s just that the last round of restocking the rack included four different Malbecs. The Store, where we … Continue reading

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Bear Boat Sauvignon Blanc

 Beside the fact that this particular choice was only $6.99 for a 750ml bottle, you’ve got to give points to a wine that has two bears in a row boat having a conversation on their label. Even more noteworthy, there are … Continue reading

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H.R.M. Rex Goliath Pinot Grigio

 We just, previous post, talked about who or what Rex Goliath was, but it bears repeating that the producers say a 47 pound rooster is representative of the bold flavors of their wines. Ironically, both the Free Range Red, and … Continue reading

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H.R.M Rex Goliath Free Range Red

 Rex Goliath wines get their name from a 47 pound rooster that was a circus attraction in the late 1800’s, early 1900’s -His Royal Majesty Rex Goliath. The company says the rooster symbolizes their big, bold, “fruit forward”, in their … Continue reading

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