Another little known variety that brings big value, the Benjamin Darnault Picpoul de Pinet Dry.Picpoul (pronounced "Peek-pool") from … [Read more...]
The Best French Wine Under $20 - The Reverse Wine Snob Picks!
If you asked people to list what comes to mind when they think of the country of France, French wine would, without a doubt, be near the top of the list. But there is so much wine that comes from this place (and some of it is so incredibly expensive) that it can be dizzyingly complex to navigate your way around vino from this country.
With 15+ major wine regions in France, each with their own unique set of rules, it’s no wonder consumers find French wine so confusing. It also doesn't help that most French wines begin with the word "Château" or "Domaine" and have rather similar, old-fashioned looking labels!
In this section, I offer a number of recommendations of my favorite, inexpensive French wines, all offering tremendous quality. Let's get started on a lifelong journey of exploring French wine!
Read on for our list of The Best French Wines Under $20!
Much more than your typical sub-$10, lazy day, easy-drinking rosé, the Reserve des Chastelles Tavel Rosé from Vignobles & … [Read more...]
Smooth, savory and delicious, the Ferraton Pere et Fils Cotes-du-Rhone Villages Plan de Dieu.65% Grenache, 25% Syrah and 10% … [Read more...]
At only $6 this Trader Joe's exclusive is the real deal, the La Ferme Julien Rosé.A rosé blend of Cinsault, Grenache and Syrah from … [Read more...]
It may have a big, expensive name but the Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) Legende Bordeaux Rouge delivers the goods well under … [Read more...]
Savory, meaty and downright delicious, the Domaine de Bila-Haut L'Esquerda Cotes-du-Roussillon Villages from Michel Chapoutier.60% … [Read more...]