Tim Lemke

Tim is the founder and chief reviewer at Cheap Wine Ratings since 2007.
Selbach-Oster Zeltinger Himmelreich Reisling

I thought I would try a different approach for this review. No blind tasting, no sitting at my computer studiously taking notes about the...
Bila-Haut, Cotes du Roussilon Villages

Hello again, everyone. It's been a couple weeks since I've posted anything and those couple weeks were filled with a busy schedule at the...
Mud House Marlborough Pinot Noir

A few weeks ago I wrote about a pinot noir from Mud House made with grapes from the Central Otago region...
Mud House Sauvignon Blanc

I was talking with a friend the other day about the descriptors people use for wine and he was amused by "grass" as...
OZV Old Vines Zinfandel

Zinfandel is often the epitome of a "new world" wine. It's famous for being bold, spicy and loaded with big fruit flavors. Some...

I admit it. I've often typecast New Zealand as offering only sauvignon blanc when it comes to wine. But there's no basis for...
Sumner Vineyards Pinot Noir

Last week I wrote a review of California Cowboy Red, a pinot noir from Sumner Vineyards. It was so good I...