Founder Loie Maxwell Shares Her Picks of Wine Deals this Holiday Season
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SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Thanks to the second annual Top 10 Under $10 Thanksgiving wine picks
anyone tasked to select reds, whites or rosés can chill – even if wine
snobs will be at the table.
“I’m passionate about kissing the frogs so my followers don’t have to,”
says site founder Loie Maxwell. In compiling this list, she tasted over
80 wines under $10 and curated her follower favorites.“I had my work cut
out for me but my reward is happy followers enjoying their wine with
friends and family at a bargain.”
Dedicated to finding great wines under $10, Maxwell was raised in Sonoma
County and has returned to her wine country roots after executive roles
at Mattel, Target, CVS/pharmacy and Starbucks. As a food, wine and
travel blogger, she continues to cultivate her knowledge of wines
through relationships with local growers, French wine tourism and
connecting with the most prolific winemakers and vintners in California.
After six months of mining the bottom shelves of grocery wine
departments, Maxwell presents the best deals:
1. Cecilia Beretta Congeliano Valdobbiadene,
Prosecco Superiore Brut, Italy $9.99
Top sparkling wine pick
this year with hints of pear, green apple, bright citrus and a
surprising dry finish.
2. Grifone Rosè, Italy $4.99
fabulous find! You will cherish this plummy rosè with every elegant
3. Folie à Deux, Ménage à Trois Red Blend, CA $7.99
perfect blend of bold black cherry, hints of vanilla and a smooth finish
of lingering fruit.
4. Rare Red Grape 4 Blend, Lodi CA $7.99
an all time favorite! A top guest request.
5. Edna Valley Merlot 2013, Central Coast CA $9.99
fruit in this Central Coast Merlot that holds its own against other
wines twice the price.
6. Domaine Boyar Traminer, Bulgaria $9.99
delicate and floral, this unique white wine is worth the hunt for a
7. Mark West Pinot Noir, California $8.99
delightful Pinot Noir under $10 is a rare bird guests will flock to when
craving a red.
8. Gabbiano Promessa Pinot Grigio, IGT delle
Venezie, Italy $7.79
Not too sweet, not too dry, an easy to
drink and refreshing white wine.
9. Espiral Vinho Verde, Portugal $4.49
light, bright all time go to favorite white that made the list because
it is not to be missed.
10. Kono, Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2014, NZ
A crisp white wine that with flavors of passion fruit
and herbal aromas you’ll enjoy all year long.
For wine and pairing details, please visit: cheapwinecurious.com
Most wines can be found at H-E-B, Safeway, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods,
BevMo, Total Wine, winesearcher.com and various national grocery chains.
Cheap Wine Curious
Loie Maxwell, (310) 962-6644