Wines for $20 or Less

With a seemingly limitless selection of bottles available it’s easier than ever to explore new regions, or varietals. To save you some time at the store we’re rounding up the best finds $20 and under!

Louis Jadot Macon-Villages 2019

From: Burgundy, France

Variety: Chardonnay

Price: $14

You can’t go wrong here. The wine is $14 and solid. This is a great chardonnay with  medium body. It has a nose of lemon and melon, and fresh creamy palate with a good balance of acidity. This bottle begs to be sipped on, on a hot summer night, but it would also be great paired with some grilled fish.

Hermann J. Wiemer Dry Riesling 2019

From: New York

Variety: Riesling

Price: $20

Generally I’m a bit of a riesling snob, and very much prefer a German riesling. However, in an effort to branch out and try new things I gave this Herman J. Wiemer Dry Riesling from the Finger Lakes in New York a try. Boy was I surprised, it was everything you expect from a riesling – intense aromas, high acidity, and the striking petrol smell. Don’t let that last part fool you, it was delicious. In the glass it was a pale straw. On the nose apricot and floral, on the palate apple, apricot, and a touch of honey. Great for sipping or pairing with food!

St. Supery Sauvignon Blanc 2017

From: Napa Valley, California

Variety: Sauvignon Blanc

Price: $17

The aromas of this remind me of wine tasting in Napa Valley. This Sav Blanc has an acidic grassy nose and lingering finish with hints of lime throughout. This was my first time trying it and I have to say it’s my favorite Napa Sav Blanc to date. At this price point it’s a complete steal for the quality!

Te Pā Sauvignon Blanc 2019

From: Marlborough, New Zealand

Variety: Sauvignon Blanc

Price: $19

We’ve been drinking a lot of sauvignon blanc this month! It is one of our go to summer wines. This is a classic New Zealand sauvignon blanc. If you’ve never tried one, start here! On the nose you get apple and grapefruit. On the palate it’s fruity and crisp perfect for sipping on a summer night. This would also pair well with a veggie dish!

What’s your favorite go-to wine? Let us know in the comments, we’re always looking for an excuse to try something new!

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