The Savvy Shopper
French and Spanish Reds, Australian Whites
THE RIGHT PRICE This issue offers a number of routes for finding great wines at affordable prices. Australia continues to be a good source for values, as do Spain and France's Rhône Valley. California makes bargain hunting more of a challenge, yet wine drinkers looking beyond the state's royal pair, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, will be well-rewarded.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 3, 2008.