|Winery:||Winking Owl Vineyards|
|Region:||USA » California » Los Angeles County|
Winking Owl Vineyards
Winking Owl is a value-priced brand of wines produced in California. It’s a private label of Aldi supermarket chain (originally based in Germany, now scattered throughout the US). The wine under $5 wine is their equivalent of “Two Buck Chuck” and has garnered a devoted fanbase for its value.– Description from Amanda Schuster
Varietals Produced by Winking Owl Vineyards View all
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May 24, 2010
I'm drinking a glass of Chardonnay as I type this. I was in the wine business years ago, for $ 2.89 a bottle at Aldi's this stand up well to california varietals costing five times as much.
Feb 22, 2010
Nice wine,good and inexpenisive, very refreshing chardonnay.
I sure would like to see a blanc or pinot grigio from Winking owl, Are there any?? Read More
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I'm getting married next April in NYC. I was thinking of giving a bottle of Red and White as gift favors for all. I know everyone dose not share our indulgence, but I think its better then some Bell with our names and the date. Is this a good idea?Can anyone recommend a good "cheap" 3-6 dollars a btl? I would buy by the case.I don't think I wou... Read More
CHEAP bottle of wine! and by that i mean inexpensive. this is honestly one of my very favorites though. started drinking it for the price tag, but stands up to much pricier bottles. it's a crisp, refreshing chardonnay. not oaky, and that's the way i like it. Read More
sweet berry on the nose, red licorice with spiciness and a soft oak on the tongue. I liked it! Not bad for Aldi's! Read More
Light, transparent ruby color, has a nose of sweet berry, very reminiscent of a white zin, very light texture in the mouth, with light berry, slightly dryer than a white zin, oak was very weak. Okay for a beginner wine drinker. Read More
Headache/ Cheap ??? Maybe it's not the wine, but the person tasting it --- perhaps YOUR the weak one! We like it. Yellow Tail was once under $5.00, until it gained attention, now it is a wonderful/popular wine. Read More
Cooking wine, light and crisp Read More
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gives you a headache the next day...cheap Read More
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