Funky Llama Tempranillo 2004

Price: $9 Maker: Funky Llama Variety: Tempranillo Packaging: Bottle, artificial cork Our Rating: 8.5 out of 10 Tempranillo tends to be a lighter wine than many other reds, but Funky Llama Tempranillo 2004 is no wimpy wine. It has a prominent raspberry jam nose. On the palate, it’s juicy but well balanced, with red berries […]

Funky Llama Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

Price: $8 Maker: Funky Llama Variety: Cabernet Savignon Packaging: Bottle, artificial cork Our Rating: 8 out of 10 When we reviewed the Funky Llama Shiraz, we mentioned the yellow artificial cork that’s so bright it practically glows in the dark. The Funky Llama Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 features the same colorful stopper, complete with llama. The […]

Funky Llama Shiraz 2004

Price: $9 Maker: Funky Llama Variety: Shiraz Packaging: Bottle, artificial cork Our Rating: 7.5 out of 10 Wine packaging seems to have two major variants these days – traditional packaging designed to imply centuries of winemaking, and funky, playful, modernistic packaging designed to appeal to a casual wine-buyer. Funky Llama Shiraz is definitely in the […]

Vaca Morada Malbec

Price: $16 Maker: Vinalia SA, Mendoza, Argentina Varietal: Malbec Packaging: 3 liter box, pushbutton spigot Alcohol: 13.5% Our Rating: 8.5 out of 10 Vaca Morada Malbec is the first new boxed red wine we’ve found in a while, and we’re glad we did. This non-vintage wine (termed a 2006 by the importer) from Argentina has […]

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