Budget Boosters! 50 Wines Under $10

Value does not mean diminished quality. It is truly amazing how many wonderful wines are available for under $10. The list of we are sharing with you is remarkable in their “Quality-Value” relationship. They deliver true varietal character and are exactly what the author intended.
 
So, after a holiday season that saw most of us splurging and stretching our budgets, it’s understandable if you’re looking for more wallet-friendly wines to start off the New Year.   Take this list to your local wine shop and tell them Wine Trends sent you.

Alias
Alias produces hand-crafted wines that have been rated in Wine Enthusiasts’ Best Values. The wines are sourced from selected vineyard throughout the prime regions of California. Stupid great values!
SAVE $4.
               
Cabernet Sauvignon $7.99
Chardonnay $7.99
Secter Agent Red Blend $7.99

Angeline
Angeline wines are blended from the best fruit California has to offer. They have strong relationships with respected growers from Mendocino, Sonoma, and Napa counties, giving them a highly diverse palette to draw from when blending. Each region has its own distinct character.

Chardonnay $9.99
 
Bianchi Elsa
Valentin Bianchi is one of Argentina’s storied wineries.   All Elsa wines are single-vineyard, from the family’s original vineyards, where Dona Elsa lived in her first "casa" which still sits among the vineyards today.

Chardonnay $8.99
Cabernet Sauvignon $9.99
Malbec $9.99
 
Clean Slate
Clean Slate is made of Riesling grapes sourced from selected vineyards throughout the Mosel region. Known for its steep slopes, the region’s exceptional climate and mineral-rich slate soil create the perfect growing conditions for this grape. Amazing Value!!  SAVE $5.

Riesling Mosel $9.99
 
Cline Cellars
When it comes to Zinfandel, Cline is second to none … literally. The most popular Zinfandel in the country is sourced from grapes from the world’s premier growing Zinfandel region: Lodi, California. As you make your way through a frigid Ohio winter, now is the perfect time to cuddle up with Cline.
 SAVE $6.
  
Zinfandel Lodi $8.99
 
Domaine de Nizas
From the Languedoc  region in the South of France, this is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah.  It is the perfect marriage of new world and old world flavors.  SAVE $10.
  
Red Blend Le Mazet $9.99
 
Don Rodolfo
Made primarily with grapes grown on the towering slopes of the Salta region of Argentina, Don Rodolfo provides great value and quality from a region that usually commands a steeper price.  SAVE $5.
  
Malbec $9.99
Cabernet Sauvignon $9.99
Pinot Noir $9.99
 
Fortant
Another winery from the Languedoc-Roussillon region in South of France, Fortant wines are styled to be attractive to the American palate and show forward fruit and good balance.  SAVE $5.
  
Chardonnay Coastal Select $9.99
Cabernet Coastal Select $9.99
Muscat Coastal Select $9.99
 
Four Vines
Brisk, refreshing and bold in its rejection of oak, Naked Chardonnay is the essence of sunny Santa Barbara. Luscious aromas and flavors shine through without being hidden under a heavy cloud of oak. SAVE $5.

Chardonnay Naked Santa Barbara $9.99
 
Indaba
This South African property is truly special in that they provide scholarships to Black South African students to attend winemaking school. In fact, their very first recipient is now the winery’s chief winemaker. SAVE $5.
 
Chardonnay $9.99
Sauvignon Blanc $9.99
Merlot $9.99
Mosaic Red Blend $9.99
 
Jam Jar
One of the very first brands to make a contemporary marketing choice to appeal to the every growing sweet wine drinking demographic with a sweet red, Jam Jar wines have bright acidity which offers structure and a refreshing balance. This January, SAVE $3.
 
Sweet Shiraz $9.99
Sweet White Blend $9.99
 
Kiona
Engineer John Williams took a fly and his life savings to drill a well and plant a vineyard on what would 30 years later become the Red Mountain AVA in  Washington State. Pioneers, visionaries, entrepreneurs take risks. Now 300 planted acres into it, Kiona is a multi generation vineyard and winery operation producing some of the best wines in the world.
 
Riesling Washington State $9.99
  
La Fiera
This Pinot Grigio  is a marvelous example of elegant, round, refreshing dry white wine. Flavors of apple and pear along with floral and mineral notes are supported by crisp acidity. The palate is dry, soft and well balanced.
 
Pinot Grigio $7.99
 
La Playa
From the Colchaqua Valley region of Chile, La Playa produces estate grown and bottled wines at a remarkable price. Meaning “the beach” in Spanish, this winery lives up to its name with wines influenced by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Limari and Tinguirrica Rivers that run through the region. SAVE $4.
    
Cabernet Sauvignon $7.99
Chardonnay $7.99
Merlot $7.99
Sauvignon Blanc $7.99
 
Montgravet
Montgravet comes from vineyards located in the Gascony region, near the city of Toulouse in the South West of France. The climate combines the Oceanic and Mediterranean influences, which brings enough sun and humidity to grow rich, concentrated and ripe grapes.

 White Colombard $7.99
 
Montes
A winery like no other, Montes has driven Chile’s ultra-premium wine image from the outset. Since 1988 founder Aurelio Montes and his partners have captivated us with wines of the highest quality and singular design, setting a global standard to follow. SAVE A WHOPPING $7
 
Cabernet Sauvignon $9.99
Malbec $9.99
Merlot $9.99
 
Norton
Located primarily in the Lujan de Cuyo region, Norton is one of Argentina’s oldest estates with vines averaging over 30 years in age. This Late Harvest lineup is a refreshing addition to their prestigious portfolio. This January, SAVE $4.
 
Merlot $8.99
Malbec $8.99
Chardonnay $8.99
Chardonnay Late Harvest $8.99
Moscato Late Harvest $8.99
Merlot Late Harvest $8.99
 
Picos
A great little wine from Aragonia, Spain that’s composed of Old Vine Grenache and is all stainless steel fermented to showcase its fresh fruit flavors. It can best be described as exuberant, energetic, ebullient, and, above all, extraordinary. SAVE $4.
 
Garnacha  (Grenache) $8.99
 
Radio Boca
Another great little wine from Valencia, Spain, this 100% Tempranillo is stainless steel fermented and made from old vines, high altitude, and high attitude. The people from Valencia make a point of getting the most out of life, so do the wines. This January, SAVE $5.
 
Tempranillo $8.99
 
Rioja Vega
A storied Spanish bodega dating back to 1882, this bottling is a Joven style (meaning it’s young and fresh) crafted specifically for US audiences. SAVE $5
 
Rioja Red Blend $9.99
 
 Root: 1
Grown on its original roots, Root 1 represents the resurgence of Chilean wines. The top imported Cabernet in the US, this winery also makes a fine Carmenere and Sauvignon Blanc. SAVE $5.
 
Cabernet Sauvignon $9.99
Sauvignon Blanc $9.99
Carmenere $9.99
Pinot Noir $9.99
 
Stella
Italian for star, Stella is a complete lineup of wines with unmistakable style that are perfect for everydsy drinking. Winebow imports has partnered with some of the best growers and winemakers in each of the regions to produce wines that are authentic and delicious. Save $4

Pinot Grigio $7.99
Merlot $7.99
Sangiovese $7.99
Montepulciano $7.99