From the expensive, world-class bottlings known as super Tuscans to everyday Chiantis and fruity Sangioveses, Tuscany offers a wide range of styles; Argentina produces a lot of excellent Malbec, and many labels offer great value; Look to some of the Southern Rhône's less-famous appellations, particularly from the stellar 2007 vintage, for the best quality-to-price ratio.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 6, 2009.
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