Our tasting panel is always trying to hunt down great bargains, and we’ve discover dozens of wines that really deliver unexpected quality for under $20.  Each member picked a favorite in different categories, and we invited wine drinkers (who enjoy a glass or two on a regular basis but certainly aren’t experts) to vote for the ones they liked best. Here are the winners:

Favorite Chardonnay

Landmark Vineyards “Overlook” 2016 Chardonnay

Favorite Sauvignon Blanc  

Nobilo 2017 Sauvignon Blanc

Favorite “Other” White

Maddalena 2014 Riesling

Favorite Rose

Marques de Caceres 2017 Rosado

Favorite Cabernet Sauvignon

Wines of Substance 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon

Favorite Red Blend

Chateau de Landiras 2014 Graves Bordeaux

Favorite Pinot Noir

Z. Alexander Brown 2016 Pinot Noir

Favorite Merlot

Rust En Vrede 2015 Stellenbosch Merlot

Favorite Zinfandel

Seghesio 2016 Zinfandel

Favorite Malbec

Alamos 2017 Malbec

Favorite “Other” Red

Gagliole 2015 Chianti Classico