Welcome to the Wine Curmudgeon — the Internet’s home for honest, straightforward wine writing

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This is the home of honest, straightforward writing about the wine that most of us can afford to buy. That’s $15 a bottle or less, and usually much less. As one reader says, “No one is paying you for favorable press.” If you’re already subscribed, click here to log in.

Want to know what we do here? These posts will give you an idea:

• “Curated” wine clubs, and why they don’t seem to be the answer, in which I explain how some wine clubs can afford to sell 15 bottles of wine for something like $15 — and why the wine always seems disappointing.

Wine for people who don’t drink much wine. What’s a wine drinker to do when she or he is playing host to people who don’t really drink wine — but you want to serve wine? The WC has the answers.

Humor — because wine is entirely too serious.. Watch James T. Kirk save cheap wine from the evil forces trying to destroy it.

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