You don’t have to be a wino to enjoy these deals.
Choosing a decent wine for your friends can be totally overwhelming. Unless you’re made of money, many great wines tend to be pricey. So for your next big bash check out these budget wines, and trick all your friends into thinking they’re drinking something fancy.
10. Charles Shaw – $2
Trader Joe’s has been selling their famous $1.99 wine, Two Buck Chuck, for over 10 years. It’s cheap and pretty dang good too.
9. Aldi’s Winking Owl – $3
Looking for something on the blush side? Definitely check out this White Zinfandel. You’ll taste watermelon and strawberry making it a great summer wine.
8. Reunite Lambrusco – $6
Alright, all you wine connoisseurs cover your eyes. This is a fruity red wine for those people who need something very sweet. Think of it as a gateway wine of sorts.
7. 2013 Smoking Loon Pinot Noir – $10
You’ll taste hints of vanilla, cranberry and raspberry. Pair this one with some salmon or even a pork dish.
6. 2011 Robert Mondavi Woodbridge Pinot Grigio – $10
This white compliments chicken or salad. It has a light spice to it. Best of all, it looks way more expensive than it is.
5. 2011 Lapostolle Sauvignon Blanc – $12
Lapostolle makes an awesome Sauvignon Blanc. It’s lightly dry and fruity and goes great with sushi and seafood.
4. Three Wishes – $3
If you don’t have a Whole Foods store nearby, you can order this wine online as well. Give the Merlot a try.
3. 2013 Black Box Sauvignon Blanc – $21
Have you ever opened a bottle of wine and not finished it? Box wine cures you of that problem. Black Box has won tons of awards. Plus, each box holds four bottles.
2. 2009 Vega Sindoa Tempranillo – $8
This is a mouthful to pronounce, but it goes great with BBQ. It has a nice spice to it along with hints of juicy red fruit.
1. Bota Box Cabernet Sauvignon – $20
Most people would not be able to tell the difference between this and a really nice bottle. There are four bottles in this box wine which makes for a total steal. It goes great with red meat so bring on that steak dinner.