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 (253 wines)

All wines $15 to $25 - 90 points and up (450 wines)

All red wines $20 or less - 90 points and up (116 wines)

All rosé wines $20 or less - 87 points and up (144 wines)

All white wines $20 or less - 90 points and up (98 wines)

All dessert wines $30 or less - 90 points and up (10 wines)

All sparkling wines $30 or less - 87 points and up (115 wines)

Argentinean reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (62 wines)

Australian reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (56 wines)

Australian whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (41 wines)

Austrian whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (48 wines)

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

California Chardonnay $25 or less - 87 points and up (52 wines)

California Merlot $30 or less - 87 points and up (14 wines)

California Pinot Noir $30 or less - 87 points and up (58 wines)

California Sauvignon Blanc $25 or less - 87 points and up (43 wines)

California Syrah $35 or less - 87 points and up (22 wines)

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

Chilean reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (20 wines)

Champagne $45 or less - 87 points and up (23 wines)

French reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (217 wines)

French reds/Bordeaux $30 or less - 87 points and up (44 wines)

French reds/Burgundy $35 or less - 87 points and up (12 wines)

French reds/Rhône $25 or less - 87 points and up (66 wines)

French whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (177 wines)

French whites/Burgundy $30 or less - 87 points and up (67 wines)

French whites/Loire $25 or less - 87 points and up (64 wines)

French whites/Rhône $25 or less - 87 points and up (44 wines)

German Riesling $25 or less - 87 points and up (43 wines)

Italian reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (231 wines)

Italian reds/Piedmont $30 or less - 87 points and up (57 wines)

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

Italian whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (112 wines)

New Zealand whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (83 wines)

Oregon Pinot Noir $30 or less - 87 points and up (66 wines)

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

Portuguese reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (21 wines)

South African wines $25 or less - 87 points and up (48 wines)

Spanish reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (105 wines)

Spanish whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (71 wines)

Washington reds $25 or less - 87 points and up (68 wines)

Washington whites $25 or less - 87 points and up (33 wines)


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