5 Secrets to Buying Really Good, Affordable Table Wine
Follow these tips to pick great wines for less.
Reader's Digest Editors
1. Look for wine from regions that aren’t as famous.
costs for growers in these areas are lower, and thus they can pass on
their savings in the price of their wines. For example, opt for a wine
from Paso Robles, California, rather than Napa.
2. Choose lesser-known grape varietals.
Think Petite Sirah, not Cabernet Sauvignon. Not sure where to start? Go to iwinedb.com for some basic information, or read hints from bloggers on sites like IntoWine.com and Suite101.
3. Buy wine from warmer climates, such as Spain, California, or Australia.
Successful grape harvests are more reliable
there, keeping prices down.
4. Try out wine festivals for great deals on samples.
Check out Localwineevents.com for wine events in your area.