Top Value Brands for Bread
From our June Issue

What’s a more satisfying project for stay-at-home time than baking bread? Paired with some spreads and a glass of wine, it’s also the basis for a restorative meal. These wines are ideal matches, whether you’re making a leisurely lunch or a cheese board for your book club.


CAVE SPRING

ONTARIO CABERNET FRANC WITH A STEAK SANDWICH

  • 2017 Niagara Peninsula Cabernet Franc $20
  • 2018 Beamsville Bench Estate Grown
    Riesling $20
  • 2018 Niagara Peninsula Riesling $17

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Imported from Canada by HB Wine Merchants, Hartly, DE


J. BOUCHON

OLD-VINE PAÍS WITH CHOPPED CHICKEN LIVER TOASTS

  • 2018 Valle del Maule Canto Sur $15
  • 2018 Valle del Maule País Viejo $15
  • 2018 Valle del Maule País Salvaje $20

Imported from Chile by Vine Connections, Sausalito, CA


SCHLOSS GOBELSBURG

AUSTRIAN RED WITH OLIVE BRUSCHETTA

  • 2017 Niederösterreich Zweigelt $17
  • 2018 Kamptal Riesling $20
  • 2018 Kamptal Grüner Veltliner $16

Imported from Austria by Skurnik Wines & Spirits, NY


CRAMELE RECAS

CARPATHIAN SAUVIGNON BLANC WITH SMOKED SALMON ON TOAST

  • 2018 Romania Dreamfish Sauvignon Blanc $8
  • 2018 Romania Werewolf Merlot $9
  • 2018 Romania Werewolf Chardonnay $9

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Imported from Romania by Tri-Vin Imports, New Rochelle, NY


FRANÇOIS LURTON

GRENACHE-BASED BLEND WITH GRUYÈRE PANADE

  • 2018 Côtes du Roussillon Mas Janeil
    Le Petit Pas Rouge $17
  • 2018 Côtes du Roussillon Mas Janeil
    Le Petit Pas Blanc $17
  • 2018 Vin de France Gris de Sauvignon Rosé $15

Imported from France by Cape Classics, NY


ANSELMO MENDES

SKIN-CONTACT ALVARINHO WITH MACKEREL PÂTÉ ON FLATBREAD

  • 2018 Monção e Melgaço Contacto Alvarinho $20
  • 2018 Vinho Verde Muros Antigos Escolha $11
  • 2018 Vinho Verde Pássaros Escolha $14

Imported from Portugal by Grape2Glass, Newark, NJ


SANTA CRUZ DE ALPERA

SMOKY SPANISH RED WITH MUSHROOMS ON TOAST

  • 2018 Almansa Cueva del Chamán Garnacha Tintorera $9
  • 2018 Almansa Cueva del Chamán Sauvignon Blanc $9
  • 2014 Almansa Rupestre de Alpera Garnacha Tintorera Reserva $16

Imported from Spain by Vintage Wines, NY


DOMAINE JEAN VULLIEN ET FILS

ALPINE WINE WITH RUSTIC BREAD & COMTÉ

  • 2018 Vin de Savoie L’Alpine Jacquère $15
  • 2018 Vin de Savoie St. Jean de la Porte
    Mondeuse $18
  • 2018 Vin de Savoie Pinot Noir $17

Imported from France by Regal Wine Imports, Moorestown, NJ


SANTA JULIA

VIBRANT MALBEC FOR PULLED PORK AND A CRUSTY BAGUETTE

  • 2019 Mendoza Plus Malbec $10
  • NV Mendoza Tintillo $6/12-oz. can
  • 2018 Uco Valley Reserva Mountain Blend $13

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Imported from Argentina by Winesellers, Niles, IL


DOMAINE SKOURAS

FLORAL WHITE FOR FAVA BEAN BRUSCHETTA

  • 2018 Arcadia Moscofilero $18
  • 2018 Peloponnese Zoe $14
  • 2016 Nemea Saint George Agiorgitiko $18

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Imported from Greece by Diamond Importers, Chicago, IL


Our Value All-Stars outperformed all the competition in the $20-or-less category in our tastings over the past 12 months. After our editors made their selections, we offered wineries the opportunity to promote their recognition with a bottle image and link to their site.

illustration by Lauren Tamaki

This feature appears in the print edition of June 2020.
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