My dad asked me the other day for a list of reasonably inexpensive wines that would be better than the Two-Buck-Chuck that he had taken to drinking for its value. Dad is trying to cut back on beer a little but likes to unwind after work, and doesn't mind the added health benefits of drinking red wine.
He has a Cost Plus near him, so I suggested he head over there for some good wine values. Here's the list I provided. Note that he's a red drinker so its skewed a little towards that end of the spectrum.
I've tasted all of the wines below (some in different vintages) and they're all pretty good values for the money.
If you don't have a Cost Plus near you, most of these wines can be purchased from the producers or online. I happen to know that Mercury Rising (one of my favorites in the list) is avalable at Porthos.
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