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

La Crema 2015 Yamhill-Carlton Chardonnay

Favorite Sauvignon Blanc  

Infamous Goose 2016 Sauvignon Blanc

Favorite “Other” White

Murrieta’s Well 2015 “The Whip” Blend

Favorite Rose

Josh 2016 Rose

Favorite Cabernet Sauvignon

Louis Martini 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Favorite Red Blend

tension 2015 red blend

Favorite Pinot Noir

Carmel Road 2015 Pinot Noir

Favorite Zinfandel

Dry Creek Vineyards 2015 Heritage Zinfandel

Favorite Malbec

Norton 2014 Reserva Malbec

Favorite “Other” Red

Monte Antico 2013 Toscana