Tim Lemke

Tim is the founder and chief reviewer at Cheap Wine Ratings since 2007.
Vinkara Kalecik Karasi

Back in the Fall of 2012 I visited Turkey for the European Wine Bloggers Conference and had my first Turkish wines.  But after returning...
Marsala Wine and Casks

Are you familiar with a wine called "Marsala?"  What comes to mind when you think of that wine?  Is it Chicken Marsala?  You're not...
Hardys Nottage Hill Chardonnay

Chardonnay is one of those wines for which you have seemingly endless options.  It's grown in pretty much every major wine region of the...
StickyBeak Toscana

When I saw the name of this wine, it immediately made me think of Australia.  And it turns out that the name StickyBeak...
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...