Pinot Grigio is one of the world's most popular wines. It's also known by a few different names around the world, including "Pinot Gris" in France "Ruländer" in Germany.
Always a good fall back white wine, Chardonnay is known worldwide. It's famous because of its success throughout France's famed wine regions, such as Burgundy. But it's also America's most popular grape.
One wine took a hit from the movie "Sideways" and it's infamous line about not drinking any Merlot. But Pinot Noir may have gotten a bit of a boost. The wine didn't get it's own notorious line from the film but it was mentioned favorably once or twice.
For some winemakers, Cabernet Sauvignon is known as the "King of Red Wine Grapes." It has been a remarkably popular grape throughout Europe and the United States.
A wealth of blackberry and cherry flavours plus a layering of oak in a smooth and rich offering from the US’s oldest continuously operating winery, in California’s Napa Valley. Golf fans note: it’s the official wine of the PGA Tour – could do wonders for your handicap.
Push the boat out with this intense Chardonnay from Monterey County on California’s central coast. Lots of strong fruit flavours including melon and apple in a wine which was fermented in stainless-steel tanks.
This offering is from a recently founded Oregon winery and has an abundance of tropical fruit flavours with a pleasing acidity and a balanced finish. Goes well with fish or blue cheese.
Nothing to do with Basil Brush, this offering comes from Charles Smith, who spent 11 years managing rock bands. Rich and explosive with a spicy, tobacco-like aroma, this should be the choice of any civilised headbanger.
A variety of grape originally from Croatia, Zinfandel has blossomed in California, where it produces rather over-sweet roses and splendid red wines such as this offering with a velvety cherry and plum flavours and spicy finish.