12 Exciting California White Wine Values for $30 or Less

New reviews of refreshing and affordable Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and more, from Napa, Sonoma and beyond

12 Exciting California White Wine Values for $30 or Less
Today, the Kunde family's fifth-generation of vintners farms 700 acres at their Sonoma winery, which dates to 1904. (Courtesy of Timm Eubanks)
Aug 10, 2020

Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc tend to dominate the acreage and discussion around California's white wines. But this week's selection of refreshing whites shows that there are more grapes to explore, made in a range of styles from vineyards throughout the Golden State. Best of all, they are easy on your pocketbook, all priced at $30 or less.

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