Cheap Wine That Doesn't Suck: ForestVille 2008 California Chardonnay

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of South Florida and help keep the future of New Times free.

There's cheap Chardonnay and there's cheap Chardonnay. Then there's ForestVille Chardonnay. 

At $5.99 a bottle they'd practically have to give the stuff away to make it any cheaper. And while the 2008 vintage certainly isn't going to make anybody forget Kistler or Far Niente or Sonoma-Cutrer, it does give you a shot of good Chardonnay character--pear, red apple, tangy lemon-lime acidity--at prices that wouldn't get you even a glass of those other guys at your trendy wine bar. 

Believe me, you can pay a lot more and still get major suckage.

Keep New Times Broward-Palm Beach Free... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering South Florida with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in South Florida.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in South Florida.