Follow these tips to pick great wines for less.
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.
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.
Successful grape harvests are more reliable
there, keeping prices down.
Check out Localwineevents.com for wine events in your area.
If you want a wine to
drink that night, don’t buy a bottle that’s
meant to live in a cellar for five years—and a wine that's meant to be aged may often be more expensive.Sources: U.S.News & World Report, LocalWineEvents.com, Cellarnotes.net, Internet Wine Database
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