Posts Tagged "wine"
I like a good glass of wine about as much as I like dark chocolate, sushi and coffee. If you know me, you understand the brevity of that statement. I’m what you call a cheap wine connoisseur. Oh, don’t get me wrong, if I had to choose, I would marry up in the wine food chain. But seeing how things are, with most of my money going to diapers, wipes, expensive senior dog food, you name it –I’m sticking with Walmart wine. About a year ago, my husband and I decided for kicks, to try Oak Leaf Wine at Walmart. It was $2.97. We laughed, but figured that being out ~$3 was nothing to sweat over. To top off our wine shopping spree, our checkout experience deemed fateful. The darling cashier informed us that our cheap wine had actually won some awards. She went on explaining that in a blind taste test, most people preferred this wine over more expensive ones. We were happy with ourselves for our little find as we clutched our brown paper bag and headed home. “Wow, this is actually good!” exclaimed hubby. I agreed. We were on to something. We devoted ourselves to Oak Leaf – for better or for worse.Read More