- Don't be afraid to buy from "free standing" wine stores
- Don't buy wines because of their "packaging."
- Make friends with the clerk.
- Move to other regions of wine
Wines under $10
Great Bay Area wine shops:
- K&L Wine Merchants
- The Jug Shop
- Coit Liquor
- Wine Expressions
- Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant (SF and Napa)
- Paul Marcus Wines (Rockridge/Oakland)
- JV Wine & Spirits (Napa)
- Bottle Barn (Santa Rosa)
- Beltramo's Wines & Spirits (S. Bay)