The Best Wines Under $20 According to Wine Bloggers
March 13, 2014
by Maggie Hoffman
Many of us are looking for the best wine we can buy without blowing the budget. And some folks make a hobby or a career of that search, tasting their way through mountains of bottles to find the wines that really deliver. We asked 12 writers who are the voices of some of the web’s most popular wine blogs for their budget wine advice.
What regions offer the best values in wine? What tips can help us find good deals for weeknight bottles? Here’s what they had to say.
Pamela Heiligenthal, EnoBytes
I haven’t met a country yet that hasn’t surprised me with some little gem hiding in some unknown region, or a variety that, although I can’t pronounce, brings something special to the table at a sensible price. I would recommend heading to Greece to try a refreshing Assyrtiko, or go with Semillon from Australia…
A few specific recommendations:
2011 Brokenwood Hunter Valley Semillon,; New South Wales, Australia: Focused and clean with flavors of honey, pear and lemon.