2009 California Flip Flop Wine- Great Holiday Gift!

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2009 California
As they say, it’s the happiest time of the year.  All the running around, in and out of stores, trying to find that perfect someone the perfect gift.  Not to mention trying to keep everything hidden, getting the house and tree decorated, writing out Christmas cards and don’t forget the wrapping and shipping!

So what else could be better than to have a chance to relax and review some wines.

I was fortunate enough to review three different wines from Flipflop, but even before tasting any of them, I need to comment on the labels.  They are fun, colorful and very catchy to the eye.  Each label is full of information.

 Cabernet Sauvignon – Full-bodied, Cabernet Sauvignon with blackberry fruit, dark cherries and a long, lingering finish. This was my husband’s favorite, served with great steaks.  It was a dry red wine which complimented our dinner very well.

Chardonnay – Medium-bodied, Chardonnay with pineapple, soft vanilla and a long lingering finish.  This was my favorite, a medium dry white wine which I recommend serving it chilled.

Merlot – Medium-bodied, silky Merlot with plum and mocha notes, soft tannins and a balanced, luscious finish.  Also another favorite of mine, a red merlot goes well with any hearty meal like chili.
What makes buying Flipflop Wines even better, is knowing that with each wine bottle purchased someone in need is
receiving a pair of flip flops through the Soles4Souls international shoe charity. Through the partnership between Soles4Souls and Flip Flop Wines over $100,000 from Flip Flop Wines proceeds has helped to distribute shoes to millions of people in need.

Be sure to check out  FlipFlop Wines on Facebook to be the first to know about their newest wines and best deals!

Soles4Souls is a great charity that offers ways for you to help others who are in need!  To learn more about Soles4Souls you can visit: http://www.soles4souls.org/

Soles4Souls is a Nashville-based charity that collects shoes from the warehouses of footwear companies and the closets of people like you. The charity distributes these shoes to people in need, regardless of race, religion, class, or any other criteria. Since 2005, Soles4Souls has given away over 14 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes (currently donating one pair every 7 seconds.) The shoes have been distributed to people in over 127 countries, including Kenya, Thailand, Nepal and the United States.

David Georges, creator of Flip Flop Wines,  became fascinated with wine after planting a small vineyard of his own. He then went off to college to study viticulture and wine-making to create a  “well-balanced wine that everyone can afford”. Mr. George has become not only a great wine maker but also loves to give back. That is why he has teamed up with Soles4Souls and donates shoes to those in need! Working with companies that give back is one of our passions here at Just Trying To Save Money!

This review was complete by Just Trying To Save Money’s product reviewer, Lia. Lia received 3 bottle of wine in hopes that she would write about her experience with the wine. No compensation was received. Her opinion is 100% her own.

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