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We're an unemployed, musician couple living out of an RV and traveling this great land of ours. Since we're on a limited budget, we can only afford cheap wines, but which ones are grape-juice with moonshine and which ones are worth your time? We'll give you the answer. Gary Vaynerchuck is all good and fine, but if you want the best wine reviews for the proletariat, look no further!

Friday, November 5, 2010

Episode 6! Banrock Station Shiraz

Coming to you straight from the backwoods of Illinois it's our first Ghetto Sommelier review from the road. This time it's Banrock Station Shiraz, bought from a grocery store in Iowa. It's supposedly award winning, but what award do I give it?

Monday, March 1, 2010

Episode 5 - Oreana ?

This episode we creep through Oreana's "?" blend, picked up for $5.99 from Trader Joe's. Good in the Hood!

Monday, February 22, 2010

Episode 4

This time we leave the crib and kick it in a trash can to review Los Ojos Garnacha which we scored from our good friends at The Wine Loft in Carlsbad,CA. This wine was head and shoulders above anything we've had in recent weeks, but it was a whole $8 so that's the only reason it doesn't get a shotgun. Drink the wine, peep the game!

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Episode 3! La Granja Tempranillo from Trader Joes

This time it's La Granja Tempranillo from Spain which the girl working the wine section at our local Trader Joe's recommended and she didn't let us down. Plus at $3.99 it's the cheapest one yet but still runs with the big boys. We like it! Plus this episode features the debut of the Ghetto Wine Bitch, Sista Souljah so peep the game and drink the wine!

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Episode 2! Salice Salentino Epicuro from Trader Joe's

In this episode we review Salice Salentino Epicuro from Trader Joe's (4 stars - .357) a really good Italian wine we bought for $4.99. It's a dark, very drinkable Italian wine with lots of sweetness and smokiness and a surprising amount of character for the price.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Episode 1! Chariot Gypsy Red Wine from Trader Joe's

Drink the wine. Peep the game.


We like good wine. We drink wine every night (and occasionally day). But since we've sold all our possessions, quit our jobs and are about to live out of a 23 year old rv for the foreseeable future, necessity dictates that we quit drinking good bottles of wine each night and only buy bottles that cost less than $5 (with the occasional $7 bottle on special occasions). But after drinking a lot of horrible cheap wine we figured it might be helpful if someone was out there giving a straight-up review of whether a cheap wine was worth drinking. Surprisingly, a lot of them are. If you have any recommendations, send them to hoodwine@gmail.com and enjoy.