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Best Wine Under $10

By 15/11/2020February 4th, 2021Best Of

While some occasions require a carefully selected bottle aged in your cellar for years you’ll often find many more situations that need a quickly selected, affordable wine that tastes great. Good, low priced wine needs to please all range of tastes and preferences without breaking the bank. You should know, that great tasting wine does not need to cost a bomb. In fact, with a little bit of attention to the details of the label, area and brands you can find a goldmine of georgeous wines for only a few dollars. We’ve put together a list of our best wine under $10 to help you spend less time in our store and more time enjoying a glass of red with your friends.

  • Bogle Chardonnay

    Bogle Chardonnay

    $9.99 Bogle Chardonnay is the pinnacle of a hand-crafted wine: with a love for both the art and science of winemaking, the winemakers have produced a Chardonnay matured for 9 months in new American oak barrels utilizing 50 percent barrel fermentation. The California Rules for Sustainable Winegrowing have recognized this wine as sustainable, and it proudly displays the emblem on the label. The scents of green apple and pear are typical Clarksburg, while honeycomb and vanilla enhance the initial
  • Bogle Cabernet Sauvignon

    Bogle Cabernet Sauvignon

    $9.99 Bogle Cabernet Sauvignon grapes stayed on the vines long into Autumn, soaking up the sun and the cold, crisp evenings to develop their rich aromas. The wait was well worth it, in our opinion. This wine captivates the nose and tongue with rich fruit flavors of dried cherry and plum compote. After 14 months in American Oak casks, hints of clove, nutmeg, and burned caramel emerge. Although the Bogle family has been farming since the 1800s, Warren and Chris Bogle, father and son, did not plant
  • Terra Vega Chardonnay

    Terra Vega Chardonnay

    $8.99 This Chardonnay is pure, bright yellow. The nose has tropical fruit aromas and soft touches of oil and almonds. On the palate it's fresh, with a fresh and balanced acidity, and a long and resistant finish. Chardonnay is the third most common grape variety in the world, and its cultivation is considered a "rite of passage" for any nascent wine region. Chilean Chardonnay thrives in cooler areas and tends to have moderate acidity, tropical fruity notes and outstanding minerality. The Chilean
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    Remole Toscana Frescobaldi

    Remole Toscana Frescobaldi

    $8.99 Frescobaldi embodies the essence of Tuscany, its extraordinary vocation for viticulture and the diversity of its territories. The remolisme of Rosso boasts a bright and intense purple-red color. Fruit aromas such as blackcurrant, raspberry and black cherry slowly give way to extremely delicate spicy notes. On the palate, the warm note is miraculously balanced with a fresh vivacity. This pleasant wine combines elegance and balance with great smoothness. The history of Frescobaldi is closely
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    Altos Las Hormigas Malbec

    Altos Las Hormigas Malbec

    $8.99 Extremely popular, the Argentine Malbec is a red wine, half hot and dry with a strong impression of dark fruits in the nose and sky. This wine tends to have softer tannins than its French counterpart. The freshness of the Uco Valley invades this wine, as it demonstrates the unmatched expression of this special wine region in Mendoza. With its rich ruby red color, its nose is fruity and produces some notes of violet. It has a medium physical, supported by structured tannins full of ripe fruit
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    Silk & Spice Red Blend

    Silk & Spice Red Blend

    $10.99 This clear red wine is a modern expression of the spices discovered by the Portuguese explorers in 1498 on the Spice Trail". These explorations opened new and exciting flavors to the western world, such as nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and pepper. This wine has unusual and rich tastes born from local Portuguese grapes and a unique terrain. Silk & Spice receives over 90 points from Wine Enthusiast for 4 consecutive years! Intense ruby color, with a bright red border. The predominant flavors are
  • Côtes du Rhône Rouge

    Côtes du Rhône Rouge

    $9.99 Deep and bright dark red dress. Black fruit nose with spicy notes. Full, full and spicy wine. The shorts are rounded, very coated, but present in the mouth. This wine is different in its size, heat and aromatic intensity. Complete wine, good perseverance. Elegance and refinement thanks to a good balance between tannins and fruits. The South Rhone is situated in a large and spacious valley formed by the river Rhone bed. The Mediterranean climate makes the South Rhone one of the hottest wine
  • 14 Hands Cabernet Sauvignon

    $9.99 14 Hands Cabernet Sauvignon is a rich and juicy red color with aromas of dark cherry, blackcurrant, coffee and subtle notes of spices. These aromas are complemented by a hint of spicy oak and enhanced by exquisite tannins. The inspiration for the "14 Hands" wines is reminiscent of a time when wild musts once roamed freely in the eastern hills of Washington state. These small horses, with 14 hands high - the equivalent of the width of a man's palm and the way the horses were measured at that
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    Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon

    Avalon Cabernet Sauvignon

    $8.99 Juicy aromas of dark fruit, mocha and spices are found with suggestions of vanilla. On the palate, black cherry, red raspberry and plum are followed by a long and smooth finish. The ripe fruit and clean acidity of this wine make it a versatile food partner. Enjoy a glass alone or with your favorite foods such as grilled hamburgers, pizza and roast chicken. Avalon CAB celebrates the King of Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon. Known as the king of red wine grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon enjoys the same
  • Root 1 Cabernet Sauvignon

    Root 1 Cabernet Sauvignon

    $9.99 A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Syrah. Rich ruby color with tastes of black cherry, full plum and soft vanilla and toffee notes. The silky tannins and good structure support a long complex finish. Artfully accompanies grilled red meats, ripe cheeses and savory dishes including spicy Italian and Mediterranean food. Taste the pure essence of Chile?s incomparable viticulture. Produced from estate vineyards located across the best appellations to achieve the ultimate expression for each
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How to find good cheap wine

In a world that boasts shelves for cheap wine, it can undeniably be overwhelming and, frankly, a little confusing when it comes to choosing a bottle that fits your price range and that tastes really good. Wine, like good coffee and fine chocolate, is valued in higher monetary terms than other common products. Buying these super cheap products will definitely leave you waking up with a hangover the next morning, or lead to a coffee headache in the middle of the afternoon. Taking advantage of modest customer trends as well as the concentration of domestic and foreign vineyards in mass production, there is in fact a wide range of easy to drink grapes and not too sweet, all at bargain prices. Check out the tips and tricks on how to approach the purchase of cheap wine that even the wine snobs will enjoy.

Avoid Expensive Wine Regions

If you find a bottle for less than $10 from a region known for its good bottles, which cost on average more than $20, put the bottle down and move away slowly. It is highly unlikely that the $10 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon you are holding is that rough diamond. In fact, it’s probably full of sugar and the minimum amount of Napa grapes needed to put the Napa name on the label in the first place. Don’t waste your time with cheap wines from expensive wine regions.

Choose White wines instead of Reds

Generally, if you’re looking for a satisfying cheap wine, your palate will be much happier if you spend $10 on a bottle of white wine than $10 on a bottle of red wine. This is because red wine takes much longer and a lot more money at the end of the vineyard to eventually qualify, which means that the cheaper a bottle of red wine is, the worse it will be. Unlike red wine, white wine is not meant to last long and is usually used on the fruit side when the grapes are still young (except, of course, for nutmeg and chardonnay, which are dry white by nature). However, for the sake of spending, you will get more bang for a dollar on white than red. Since many white wines never see oak and spend very little time from the grapes to the glass – compared to red wines, which can age over the years – they are much more likely to find a quality white wine for less than $10. Especially if you are looking for something light, bright and refreshing. Wine is cheaper because you don’t pay for the time you spend doing it – because someone has to help cover the cost of this winery.

Look for less expensive labels from well-known wineries

There is an exception to the rule about wine regions: sometimes a famous producer in a prestigious region will have several labels on his wine offer. As with many brands, you will often find a premium label next to what offers good cheap champagne and other wines. You should also pay attention to sales and special prices for premium wines. A little bargain hunting can really be worth it.

Check the name & region closely

What is a wine name? Basically, the name tells you where the individual wine grapes were grown. For example, champagne is a place in France and the only place in the world where champagne can be produced. In addition, the name can be a specific description of a place where wine is grown, like the Napa Valley merlot. These geographical characteristics are regulated by law and applied to ensure that what is listed corresponds to what is in the wine bottle. But the more important, the more precise the name, the better the wine. When looking for a bottle of wine in a wine store, do not forget to see the name of the wine; if the label does not have a precise or vague geographical description, you can buy a bottle filled with cheap grape fillings, and this will not leave a good taste in your mouth.