8 Zinfandels to Hunker Down With

New reviews of rich California reds for $30 or less
8 Zinfandels to Hunker Down With
Neyers, founded in 1992, sources grapes from across the state. (Courtesy of Neyers)
Dec 3, 2018

One of the most appealing things about Zinfandel is that buying a bottle or two rarely breaks the bank. Many clock in around or under $30, like the picks in today's selection. These Zins come from all over California and have some terroir-influenced differences, but each carries Zin's hallmark fruit-forward appeal. Get the scores and tasting notes!

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