Tim Lemke

Tim is the founder and chief reviewer at Cheap Wine Ratings since 2007.
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...
Pennywise Pinot Noir

A lot of wine snobs would suggest that good + cheap pinot noir is something that just doesn't exist.  But I disagree.  And I...
Banfi Rosso di Montalcino

I'm a big fan of Italian wines.  If the price of wine were no a consideration I'd be drinking Brunello di Montalcino on a...
Stemmari Baci Vivaci

Late last summer I visited west Sicily to explore the Marsala wine region.  While I was there I learned about grillo, a grape...
Mionetto IL Prosecco

Last week I did a write-up on the Mionetto Prestige Collection Prosecco and commented about how I've been coming across more and...