50 under $15

People, it’s party time. Whether you’re hosting or attending, you’re going to need wine. And not just any wine. You’re going to need wine for the masses: wine that is delectable, lip-smacking, versatile with food stuffs, widely available at wine shops and most importantly–inexpensive.

Here’s my vetted and approved list of top 50 wines under $15 (many under $10!) for the 2013 holiday season. Drink it in!

HOLIDAY 2013: TOP 50 UNDER $15

1.Oxford Landing viogner, Australia $7
2.Broadbent Vinho Verde, Portugal $8
3.Sigura Viudas Cava Brut (sparkling), Spain $9
4.Charles Smith “Kung Fu Girl” riesling, Washington $10
5.Juame Serra Cristalino Cava rose (sparkling), Spain $10
6.Chono sauvignon blanc, Chile $9
7.Bex riesling, Germany $11
8.Naia verdhello, Spain $14
9.Nora albarino, Spain $14
10.Burgans albarino, Spain $15
11.Falesco Est! Est!! Est!!! di Montefiascone, Italy $10
12.Protocolo blanco, Spain $8
13.Bishop’s Peak chardonnay, California $15
14.Zardetto Brut “Private Reserve” prosecco, Italy $15
15.True Myth Edna Valley chardonnay, California$14
16.Saracco moscato d’Asti (sparkling/slightly sweet), Italy $13
17.Domaine Pichot Vouvray, France $14
18.Dr. Loosen “Dr. L” riesling, Germany $11
and reds
19.Oxford Landing shiraz, Australia $7
20.Dona Paula “Los Cardos” malbec, Argentina $8
21.Protocolo Tinto blend, Spain $8
22.Bogle petite sirah, California $12
23.Wolftrap syrah blend, South Africa $10
24.Juan Gil “Honoro Vera” monastrell, Spain $8
25.La Vielle Ferme rouge, France $8
26.Gougenhiem malbec, Argentina $10
27.Capcanes Mas Donis, Spain $12
28.Cline zinfandel, California $10
29.Chateau Ste. Michelle cabernet sauvignon, Washington $15
30.Primaterra primitivo, Italy $12
31.Santa Rita “Reserva” cabernet sauvignon, Chile $13
32.Cantele primitivo, Italy $12
33.Casa Castillo monastrell, Spain $12
34.Perrin Reserve Cotes du Rhone rouge, France $14
35.Las Rocas garnacha, Spain $14
36.Di Majo Norante “Ramitello” Italy $14
37.Borsao “Tres Picos” garnacha, Spain $14
38.Eric Texier Cotes du Rhone, France $15
39.Farina barbera d’Alba, Italy $13
41.Callabriga Dao Tinto, Portugal $12
42.MAN vintners cabernet sauvignon, South Africa $8
43.Charles Smith “Velvet Devil”, Washington $12
44.Angeline pinot noir, Oregon $14
45.Bodegas Borsao “Berola” Spain $13
46.Telmo Rodriguez “g” Dehesa Gago, Spain $13
47.La Mozza morellino d’Scansano, Italy $14
48.Allegrini Valpolicella, Italy $13
49.Valle Reale montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Italy $12
50.Cono Sur “Reserva Especiale” pinot noir, Chile $14

2 comments on “50 under $15

  1. Eileen
    December 10, 2013

    Printing it up to keep in my bag for while I’m out shopping over the holidays.

  2. the winegetter
    December 10, 2013

    GREAT list. Love the German Rieslings on your list, couldn’t agree more…also a big fan of the Perrin Cotes du Rhone.

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