Tim Lemke

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

When it comes to cheap wine, a lot of it comes from a handful of big companies.  Although you probably don't realize that because...
Calcu Carmenere
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I've been posting carménère reviews lately and here's another bargain carménère from Chile.  This one comes from the Colchagua Valley, a region known for...
Maquis Carmenere
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Following up from the last review, here is another Chilean carménère. This one comes from Maquis in the Colchagua Valley.  The story of...
Casillero del Diablo Carmenere
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Although carménère has in recent years come to be thought of as a signature Chilean grape, its roots go back to Europe.  More specifically,...
3 Spells Rose

Today it's rainy and icky outside and I'm feeling kind of moody, but things are turning more springlike and for that reason I'm going...
DeMorgenzon DMZ Chardonnay

South Africa is rising quickly on my list of locations for really good bargain-priced wines.  I showed up late to this party, but I'm...
Kim Crawford Small Parcels Rise and Shine Pinot Noir

I've raved about Kim Crawford wines from New Zealand in the past.  The fact is, I have yet to taste a wine from...