Team Great Big Reds puts the wine first. Here’s what we mean by that: we’re looking for Great Big Reds that are great to drink on their own. We want to sit down — before a meal, at a meal, after a meal, or with no meal in sight — and have a glass of wine that has so much flavor on its own that it’s worth writing home about… or writing a blog post about… or telling the story to future generations and passing it on to their children.
Great Big Reds Spotting
At your neighborhood grocery store, or even a convenience store, how do you spot full-bodied Great Big Reds?
Most large grocery stores near me have wine sections. The red wine section is usually endless shelves of cabernet sauvignon, then merlot and pinot noir, and some even have shelves of malbec. It can feel lonely for the Great Big Reds shopper.
But there may be one small section that has everything else… syrah, zinfandel, petite syrah, and blends.
What makes Great Big Reds, so Great and so Big?
These are the top five Great Big Reds — grapes that have full body that you can find pretty easily in stores: