Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon

Price: $6 Maker: Barefoot Cellars, Napa, California Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon Packaging: 750 ml bottle, artificial cork Alcohol: 13.5% Our Rating: 8.5 out of 10 We promised we’d report on Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon, the only remaining red wine from Barefoot Cellars left for us to try. This cab, like Barefoot Merlot, made AOL’s Best Cheap Wines […]

Barefoot Merlot

Price: $6 Maker: Barefoot Cellars, Napa, California Varietal: Merlot Packaging: 750 ml bottle, artificial cork Alcohol: 13.5% Our Rating: 8.5 out of 10 When Barefoot Merlot made AOL’s Best Cheap Wines list, we knew we had to try it out. We’d tried a couple of their other reds in the last year, Barefoot Zinfandel and […]

Barefoot Zinfandel

Price: $6 Maker: Barefoot Cellars, Modesto, California Variety: Zinfandel Packaging: Bottle, natural cork Our Rating: 8.5 out of 10 Barefoot Cellars seems to be a big presence in supermarket wine centers these days, and we were surprised to find they had a Zin. Previously, we recall seeing only Merlot and Cab in the red category. […]

Barefoot California Syrah

Price: $6 Maker: Barefoot Cellars Variety: Syrah Packaging: Bottle, natural cork Our Rating: 8 out of 10 Barefoot California Syrah (no vintage) from is easily spotted on the shelf by its distinctive label featuring a Robinson Crusoe-style footprint. The wine has a deep, purplish red color and a faint, flowery aroma. Its flavor is dominated […]

Kenwood Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Price: $11 Maker: Kenwood Vineyards, Sonoma County, California Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon Packaging: 750 ml bottle Alcohol: 13.5% Our Rating: 8.7 out of 10 At a recent stay at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco, I was handed a half-bottle of Kenwood Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 as an amenity of their Joie de Vivre club. […]

Double Dog Dare Merlot

Price: $3.33 Maker: Double Dog Dare Cellars, Ripon, California Varietal: Merlot Packaging: 750 ml bottle, artificial cork Alcohol: 13% Our Rating: 7.5 out of 10 Most wine drinkers might not be excited by a new $3 wine, but here at Box Wines we are always on the lookout for great wine values. Double Dog Dare […]

Wineries & Brands

Here are some of the wineries we have covered here: Barefoot Wines Bogle Bohemian Highway Charles Shaw Delicato FreeRange Funky Llama Gala Rouge Georges Duboeuf Graceland Cellars Infinitus Juno Wine Killer Juice Sebeka Trove Two Buck Chuck

AOL Picks Best Cheap Wines

Most major media seem to ignore inexpensive wines, so we were delighted to see AOL Food picking “Top Wines for $5.99 or Less.” This is definitely the area we like to mine for hidden gems, so we read their picks with interest and will definitely seek some of them out in our local wine stores […]