Monday, February 9, 2009

The Wine Exchange: Kendall Jackson Chardonnay and the 200% guarantee

2009 is.....well, ....quite a year so far. This requires a great wine recommendation, because I just don't have time for BAD wine these days. ! Soooooooo, I asked the wine lady at my local grocer what she recommended.... She said her top seller was Kendall Jackson Chardonnay. It just so happen to be on sale for 11.99, ( was 15.99 ) so I bought it !! One of my requirements for my taste testings, is that I only choose wines that are on SALE... So, I grabbed the bottle, and a few other items and drove home. At the stop light, I looked down at my receipt and noticed I was charged FULL PRICE. Umm...excuse me, but I just wouldn't be able to sleep if I didn't go back and get my four dollars back... so I drove back and asked the clerk to please check the price of the wine, because I was sure it was on sale.

Well, it WAS on sale. The clerk promptly handed me back my bottle of wine AND $17 dollars and some change.

??? What ? I told her all I needed back was around 4.00.

Evidently, my store has a 200% guarantee, which means...if anything is rung up WRONG, you get the item for FREE , AND the FULL RETAIL PRICE of the item............. (not the sale price! )

I got free wine and was PAID to drink it.......... I almost felt guilty....... ( I said, almost!)
So about that wine....It was delicous, and I'd buy it again, on sale of course !

"Tropical flavors such as mango and pineapple dance with aromas of peach, apple and pear. Richly layered and balanced throughout. Lightly buttered toast headlines the indulgent, lingering finish."


LuLu said...

I always look forward to your wine recommendations! This looks like a keeper too... I should say must get and drink!!!

Jeanneoli said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog today. I look forward to reading more of your blog. All I have to say is any day you get FREE wine is a good day!

Candy Girl said...

Free wine!!!! I'm totally jealous. Thanks for stopping by my blog today!

Anonymous said...

A similar thing happened to me lately. Unfortunately it was for a pack of sippy cups. Would have much rather gotten wine for free. Sounds good and I'll have to keep an eye out for it.


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