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Bright and lively, brimming with peach, citrus and green peppercorn flavors that linger spicily on the finish, this wine is a well-made and well-priced version of New Zealand's signature white. Drink now. 10,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
This Primitivo (the Italian Zinfandel) from the 'heel' of Italy is a juicy, fruity, drink-me red at a grab-me price, delivering lots of chocolate and cherry character in a medium-bodied frame, with soft tannins and a long, fruity finish. Delicious. Drink —James Suckling
Though the Graffigna winery was founded in 1869, it only recently began exporting its wines. A bit tight, with good, burly black cherry and plum, this Argentine red is an unusual version of Syrah, but still a solid partner for barbecue at an invite-the-ga —James Molesworth
Bright and fruity, with a spicy edge to the citrusy pear flavors, finishing with an inviting open texture. Drink now. 50,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
This New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc is lean and lively, with herbal pear and mineral flavors on a racy frame. Well-priced and readily available. Drink now. 5,000 cases imported. —Harvey Steiman
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