These bottles are special enough for any special or holiday occasion, but the reasonable price tags invite you to enjoy them any day of the week.
Ravenswood 2012 zinfandel blend1. 2012 Ravenswood Vintners Blend "Old Vine" Zinfandel, California: The man who founded Ravenswood is widely regarded as the "godfather of Zin," so this is a name you should look for when buying this varietal, says wine consultant Leslie Sbrocco, author of Simple and Savvy Wine Guide and Wine for Women: A Guide to Pairing and Sharing. With notes of black cherry, raspberries, and blueberries, this mouthwatering, unapologetic wine also features a hint of smoke that gives it more body.
Pair with: Ribs or other spicy grilled meats. It also goes well with hearty pastas loaded with earthy veggies and tomato sauces. ($10; ravenswoodwinery.com)
Terrazas Malbec 20102. 2010 Terrazas de Los Andes, Malbec Reserva, Mendoza, Argentina: One of Argentina's top MalbecRead More »from The Best Wines Under $20