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Great Wine Values: Rodney Strong Pinot Noir

Just as some regions of the world are better suited for growing wine grapes than others, some wine regions are better for growing specific grape varieties than others thanks to unique features of their geography.

Great Wine Values: Mionetto “Organically Grown” Prosecco Veneto

In recent decades, organic foods have gone mainstream and we are increasingly seeing the same trend playing out in the wine aisle.

Great Wine Values: Gnarly Head ‘Double Black’ Red Blend Lodi, California

The Lodi region is the Central Valley’s leading appellation in terms of improving quality, and fast becoming a reliable source for big, strong red blends like this one.

Great Wine Values: King Estate Pinot Gris

White wines have greater prowess as food partners and wider appeal to the general public as well.

The grape that makes Italy's most sought-after red wines

Sangiovese is strongly associated with the Tuscany region.

Great wine values: Wente Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon

This muscular wine is a delightful partner for food.

Great Wine Values: Chateau Ste. Michelle Dry Riesling

Riesling is unrivaled among wine grapes in its ability to thrive in cold climates.

Great Wine Values: Don Miguel Gascón Malbec

This wine offers deep dark blackberry jam flavors, with subtle floral aromatics and a plush velvety mouthfeel.

Great Wine Values: Oberon Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon blanc can be one of two styles — and it can be hard to tell from the labels which is which.