Wine of the week: Champagne Tribaut Schloesser

Champagne, France
Retail $37 This Champagne comes from a nearly 90-year-old family-owned winery, which originated in the Romery commune in Champagne's Marne.

Wine of the week: Lucien Albrecht Cremant d’Alsace Brut Rose

Alsance, France
Retail $22-$23 France's cremant wines are heralded by many wine enthusiasts as the sparkling wines closest in style to Champagne.

Wine of the week: 2015 Domaine les Evigneaux

Rhone, France
Retail $18-$19 In the southern Rhone valley, the hilltop village of Rasteau is located 15 miles northeast of the renowned vintner Chateauneuf-du-Pape.

Wine of the week: Campo Viejo Garnacha 2015

Rioja, Spain
Retail $9-$14 Garnacha is often used as a blending grape in Spanish wines, but it also stands alone, as in this easy-drinking red from the Rioja region.

Trader Joe’s Grand Reserve Pinot Noir Lot 80

Santa Lucia Highlands, California
California-based Trader Joe's grocery chain stunned the wine world 15 years ago with "Two-Buck Chuck," nickname for the $1.99 bottlings from producer Bronco Wines under the Charles Shaw label. Trader Joe's has sold more than 800 million bottles of it, although Charles Shaw wines now cost a whopping $3, and the chain has expanded its selections from mostly California wines to global variety.


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