Virtually ever since I started in the retail wine biz, back there in 1996, I have kept an ongoing list of wines that offer genuinely spectacular value for the prices charged. Here are eight all-time reds.
I’m going to take a fair amount of, uh, merde for this but the new(ish) McManis Lodi AVA California Cabernet is among the five or six best Cabernets I’ve tasted from anywhere…and it remains one of the most jaw-dropping, howling, irrational bargains in the entire world of wine.
You DO NOT need to spend anywhere north of $50 to get a great bottle of wine for that will shock ‘n’ awe your family, for holiday dinners, or your friend, as a gift.
For the past 22 years, I’ve been almost obsessively (okay, obsessively) keeping a list of the great value wines that Continue reading