More Joys of Cheap Wine

More Joys of Cheap Wine


I'm always on the hunt for delicious, reasonably priced (cheap!) wines. With holiday entertaining and gift giving right around the corner, I'm also looking for wines that can serve a large group without breaking the bank. Here are a few of my favorites that I've tried recently:

White Wines

2005 Pieroth Riesling Pzalz, German: A lovely, light, simple sipper with notes of pears and green apples. Pair with: seafood, shellfish, vegetarian, pork, chicken. 11% alcohol XD (extra dry) $11.15 Score: 87/100.

2006 Obikwa Sauvignon Blanc Stellenbosch, South Africa: An excellent value for this vibrant, refreshing wine. Aromas of lime, gooseberry and grapefruit. Pair with: fish, poultry. 12% D $9.15 Score: 88/100.

Red Wines

2006 J.J. Mcwilliams Shiraz Cabernet South Eastern Australia, Australia: A full-bodied, rich and simple wine with notes of extremely ripe plums and chocolate. Pair with: BBQ, grilled meats, steak, stew. 13% XD $10.15 Score: 87/100.

2006 Santa Rita Cabernet Sauvignon 120 Central Valley, Chile: An amazing value for this delicious wine! Aromas of dark red berries, cloves, vanilla, plums and oak. Pair with: red meats, pork, spicy sauces and hard cheeses. 14% XD $10.55 Score: 89/100.

Got any favorites that you've tried recently?


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