Tasting notes, wine ratings, reviews of special and regional vintages, recommendations on when and how to serve red wine, white wine and every vintage in between, from a spicy petite syrah to a buttery chardonnay. Our wine experts guide you to best bottle for the lowest price.
Pinot Noir for January
Our weekend wine pick from Santa Maria Valley that’s tailor-made for winter enjoyment.
Wine Under $12: Pinot Grigio
Our affordable wine pick for January is a bright and lively Pinot Grigio.
Well-Priced Party Wines
The challenge: It’s the holidays. You’re hosting a houseful and need to lay in a supply of well-priced wines that don’t taste (or look) like…
Bright, juicy flavors without the mouth-drying tannins characterize this holiday wine.
Bargain Wines for the Thanksgiving Meal
It’s nice to splurge on wines for the holidays, but sometimes it’s even nicer to know that you don’t have to.
Great Wines from Unlikely Places
Certain spots on earth enjoy stellar reputations for turning out specific varieties or styles of wine.
Comfort-Food Cabs: Great Wines for Fall
Cabernets can take on robust, meaty main dishes—without taking a lot out of your wallet.
Five Wines for the Season’s Harvest
When market-fresh vegetables at their peak-season best, these wines are great to accompany the fresh, flavor-charged recipes you’ll be cooking up.
Rock the Summer with Rosé
Few wines match easy-going late summer foods than a crisp rosé. See which bottles are our favorites—and the best part is they’re all under $20.
Alfresco Wine Sips from the Old Country
Bring a touch of that joie-de-vivre to your glass this summer, with wines from five different European countries.
Chenin Blanc Wines from the Loire Valley
If you like your spring wines bright—but not slight—consider a Chenin Blanc from the Loire Valley.
Unoaked Chardonnay Wines
To go with the bright days and warming sunshine of the season—as well as the fresh, vibrant foods of summer—keep an eye out for wines that have never met a barrel.
Red Wine Blends
Wine expert Wini Moranville seeks—and finds—moderately priced, flavorful red wine blends from California and France.