Here's a typical example of how Aussie Shiraz can offer lots of bang for the buck. Soft and aromatic, a generous mouthful of anise-scented berry, black cherry and prune flavors that linger on the supple finish. Drink now through 2007. Should be easy to fi
From one of Australia's better-known wineries comes this solid value. It's bright and fruity, offering pretty apple and pear notes on a lively frame. Drink now. 25,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
From one of Spain's most venerable and well-known wineries comes this solid value-oriented offering. Made from Garnacha (Grenache), this fleshy red shows good varietal character, with berry, black pepper and herbal flavors, vivid and well defined. Not a m —Thomas Matthews
Here's an excellent way to get introduced to Austria's native white winegrape -- Grüner Veltliner. This bottling shows the grape's typicalflavor profile at a great price. Intense and minerally, this displaysgrapefruit peel, bitter almond and peach flavor —Bruce Sanderson
This value-priced offering from Australia is bright and lively, with refreshing star-fruit, pear and citrus flavors that remain juicy through the finish. Drink now. Plenty to go around too -- 30,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman
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