Values

Want high-scoring wines that pack a great price-to-quality punch?

Browse the categories below to find the best value wines we've tasted in the past six months, along with complete tasting notes. Create a shopping list or track your purchases by adding selected wines to your Personal Wine List.

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All wines less than $15 - 87 points and up (156 wines)

All wines $15 to $25 - 90 points and up (298 wines)

All red wines $20 or less - 90 points and up (75 wines)

All white wines $20 or less - 90 points and up (61 wines)

Argentinean reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (31 wines)

Australian reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (40 wines)

Australian whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (27 wines)

Austrian whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (11 wines)

California Cabernet Sauvignon $40 or less - 87 points and up (26 wines)

California Chardonnay $25 or less - 87 points and up (30 wines)

California Merlot $30 or less - 87 points and up (10 wines)

California Pinot Noir $30 or less - 87 points and up (44 wines)

California Sauvignon Blanc $25 or less - 87 points and up (27 wines)

California Syrah $35 or less - 87 points and up (16 wines)

California Zinfandel $25 or less - 87 points and up (27 wines)

Chilean reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (42 wines)

Chilean whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (9 wines)

French reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (88 wines)

French reds/Bordeaux $30 or less - 87 points and up (42 wines)

French reds/Rhône $25 or less - 87 points and up (21 wines)

French whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (28 wines)

French whites/Alsace $25 or less - 87 points and up (8 wines)

French whites/Burgundy $30 or less - 87 points and up (12 wines)

German Riesling $25 or less - 87 points and up (35 wines)

Italian reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (157 wines)

Italian reds/Piedmont $30 or less - 87 points and up (36 wines)

Italian reds/Tuscany $25 or less - 87 points and up (84 wines)

Italian whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (69 wines)

New Zealand whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (51 wines)

Oregon Pinot Noir $30 or less - 87 points and up (26 wines)

Oregon whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (8 wines)

Portuguese reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (18 wines)

South African wines $25 or less - 87 points and up (39 wines)

Spanish reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (94 wines)

Spanish whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (44 wines)

Washington reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (39 wines)

Washington whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (14 wines)


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