Trader Joe's http://kalw.org en The True Cost of a Bottle of Cheap Wine http://kalw.org/post/true-cost-bottle-cheap-wine <p class="p1">In 2013 <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/america-outstrips-france-in-wine-consumption-2014-5">for the first time, Americans surpassed the French as the number one consumers of wine in the world</a>. Wine is certainly more accessible, and cheaper, than ever.</p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:24:19 +0000 Artjoms Konohovs 45313 at http://kalw.org The True Cost of a Bottle of Cheap Wine Evaluating the taste and cost of "Two-Buck Chuck" http://kalw.org/post/evaluating-taste-and-cost-two-buck-chuck <p>For the last ten years, the supermarket chain Trader Joe&#39;s has been selling its Charles Shaw Wines &ndash; better known as Two-Buck Chuck &ndash; for two bucks. It&#39;s been a great success.</p><p>In fact, a recent editions of Trader Joe&#39;s &ldquo;Fearless Flyer&rdquo; newspaper says: &ldquo;We do think we know why these wines have struck a chord &ndash; they&#39;ve proven that wine doesn&#39;t need to be expensive to be good, drinkable wine. These are not expensive, they are good, and they&#39;re very drinkable.&rdquo;</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 23:44:11 +0000 Artjoms Konohovs 10617 at http://kalw.org Evaluating the taste and cost of "Two-Buck Chuck"