Thursday, October 23, 2008

Good Price and Taste to Match

If you are looking for something in the lower price end of things I really think you can’t go too far wrong with what Chile produces. I am not fussy about their whites but for red wine this is a good bet. Dollar for dollar I think they will give you the best taste for your buck in the $13.00 to $18.00 price range.

When it comes to the question of which brand to buy there are several good ones but I suggest you try PKNT. They have a range of quite drinkable reds.


This one is smooth, easy drinking and has plum and berry fruit flavours. It is ideal with Cheese, red meat or chicken

Cabernet Sauvignon

A more full bodied red ideal with a steak of a robust tomato pasta. It carries the taste of cassis and black currant


A dark red wine made with a uniquely Chilean grape has hints of spice is great with red meats and meats with a heavier spice to them

Pinot Noir

A lighter fruitier red than some of the others it is ideal on its own or with lightly seasoned meat or salads

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

My wine blog

Shelley and I like a variety of wines. We drink South African, Australian, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Italian. We love several different types of wine but tend to gravitate to full bodied reds.
As I get the chance I will write about some of the wines we like at home and some we've tried when we get out and about.