Tim Lemke

Tim is the founder and chief reviewer at Cheap Wine Ratings since 2007.
Bila-Haut Rosé

A couple weeks ago I published a review of Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Cotes du Roussillon Villages, at wine that absolutely blew me away by...
Four Vines Biker

I first discovered Four Vines back in 2008 at the Cincinnati International Wine Festival.  Well, I discovered them in the same sense that Columbus...
Ravenswood Besieged

It's only September and I'm already seeing Christmas junk on display in stores.  Have they forgotten about Halloween?  It's one of my favorite holidays,...
Bila-Haut

Do you ever find yourself looking over a wine list at a restaurant and you're frustrated that you don't know any of the wines...
Chateau Lamothe de Haux Bordeaux

Last night I posted a review of Champs de Gaillard, a tasty Bordeaux for under $20 (which seems unbelievable).  And tonight I have...
Champs de Gaillard

I generally walk right past the Bordeaux section when I'm in a wine shop.  It's not that I don't like Bordeaux, I just don't...
Valley of the Monkey Pinot Noir

When most people think of German wine they think riesling.  That's fair... they do produce a lot of riesling and it tends to be...