Could 3 Bucks Whole Foods wine be the new 2 Buck Chuck?
on 08/12/10 at 12:25 pmWine
Three Wishes Vineyards (based in Livermore, California, an emerging wine-production area southeast of the East Bay area of San Francisco; and Ripon, California, in San Joaquin County) is the producer for these wines. Non-vintage, they first became available for sale at Whole Foods Market locations in October. The glass bottles are even made of a lighter-weight glass, which is a green thing to do (fewer fossil fuels are needed to transport the wine to retailers).
We took a swig of these and here are our thoughts. Bottom line: For $3? Good. Is it the best wine we’ve ever had? No. But it sure beats the quality of a lot of $8-$10 wines. Consider stocking up for the holidays, even if you just need a new vice while you wrap presents late into the night…