However, after tasting their wines in several blind tastings across a few grape varieties they consistently came out at or near the top. I love their label -and- I love what's in the bottle. With that said, here are a couple more affordable alternatives to Cakebread in case you can't find their wines -or- don't want to pony up the asking price. One alternative for their Chardonnay and one alternative for their Cabernet Shows restraint on the palate which lends itself well to enjoyable consumption.
Elegant yet friendly stuff.
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Fruit forward and accompanied by savory herb aromas and flavors. High-ish alcohol but well integrated.
The label is similarly elegant like Cakebread's as well. The flavor profile is more similar than not too. Quite a reasonable substitute at a more approachable price point with wider availability.
If you enjoy the style of their wines and are interested in more wallet-friendly options these from Landmark and Groth are two I recommend. What wines would you recommend as value substitutes for Cakebread when unavailable or trying to keep costs down? Check it out! I used to think the entire concept of a Top list was silly. Dwyer of Wellesley, who blogs about wine at the www. For consumers, it would be more convenient to be able to buy wine at a supermarket while shopping for food, he said. Unfiltered was impressed with the number of Top 10 wines prognosticated by Wellesley's readers. Looks like Wellesley's readers know their wine.
I said "For me, they're like pumpkin spice coffee drinks: best enjoyed early in the season". Bill also gave the site a shout-out for a piece the Capitol Case Club contributed about restaurant wine service. I thought it was a great example of how print wine writers can effectively engage wine bloggers. Budget Bacchus named this site Wine Blog of the Week. Check 'em out! Boston University wine educator Stacy Woods mentioned this site alongside wine blogging powerhouses Vinography and Fermentation.
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The Wellesley Wine Press: Wines That Taste Like Cakebread (but cost less)
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