Buys $25 and under, Buys under $75, Red; Mostly Napa Cabs

Year-End Wine Finds 2022

Instead of a Best Wines of 2022 we’re sharing some recent finds that have quickly become favorites. Most are $20 and under; a few are a bit pricey. Bring any one of them to a New Year’s Eve party or other gathering and your host will thank you. Cheers, Salut, Skoal, Santé and L’Chaim to 2023.

Pendleton Riesling, 2020 $21 on Vivino
Black Birch Vineyard, Hatfield, MA
100% Riesling from the Finger Lakes, NY

Karl Pfaffman Riesling Trocken 2020 $14 on Vivino
Karl Pfaffman, Pfalz, Germany

Gobelsburg Cistercien Rosé 2021 $16 at TotalWine
Schloss Gobelsburg, Austria
Grapes: Zweigelt, St. Laurent, Pinot Noir

Torre dei Beati ‘Rosa-ae’ 2021 $18 at Binny’s
Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo, Italy
Grape: Montepulciano

Panza Petite Sirah 2018 $35 on Vivino
Quixote Winery, Stags Leap, Napa Valley

Eight Years in the Desert 2021 $37 at Gary’s Liquors, Chestnut Hill MA
Orin Swift Cellars
Red Blend

Austin [non-vintage] $24 at Marty’s Fine Wines, Newton, MA
Austin Hope Winery, Paso Robles, CA
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon

Disciples, 2018 $46 on Vivino
Crane Assembly, Napa Valley
Red Blend

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