Wine of the week: 2015 El Terrano Garnacha

Carinena, Spain
Retail $12 A popular grape from France's Rhone region, grenache, was born in northern Spain, where it goes by its original name, garnacha.

Wine of the week: 2016 Fleurs de Prairie Rose

Cotes de Provence, France
Retail: $14-$22 Roses are light, bright versatile wines that can be equally accommodating whether paired with brunch, picnics, seafood boils, barbecues, desserts or an aperitif.

Wine of the week: 2016 Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc

Marlborough, New Zealand
Retail $18-$20 Loveblock from New Zealand's Marlborough region is a project by Kim Crawford, who almost singlehandedly put New Zealand sauvignon blanc on the map.

Wine of the week: 2013 Zisola Nero d'Avola

Sicily, Italy
Retail $22-$25 Sicily, the Mediterranean Sea's largest island, has been an important winemaking center for 2,500 years.

Wine of the week: 2015 Errazuriz Max Cabernet Sauvignon

Aconcagua Valley, Chile
Aconcagua Valley, Chile Retail $13-$16

Wine of the week: 2013 Steele Cabernet Franc

Lake County, California
Retail $17 Cabernet Franc is one of the major grape varietals and one of five red grapes in Bordeaux-style blends, along with cabernet sauvignon, merlot, malbec and petit verdot.

Wine of the week: Jean Vullien & Fils Brut NV

Vin de Savoie, France
Retail $21 The Savoie region in eastern central France backs up to the foothills of the Alps.

Wine of the week: 2015 Castillo de Monseran Garnacha

Carinena, Spain
Retail $8-$11 Carinena is the birthplace of the versatile garnacha grape (which is called cannonau in Sardinia and grenache in France).

Wine of the week: 2014 Finca La Florencia Malbec

Mendoza, Argentina
Retail $18 In the late 1800s, Celestino Cassone and his family migrated from Italy's Piedmont region to Argentina's Mendoza region, where they built a small winery.

Wine of the week: 2015 Prisma Pinot Noir

Casablanca Valley, Chile
Retail $14-$15 Although Chile's Casablanca Valley is much closer to the equator than any European vineyard, the pronounced maritime influence of the ocean (less than 20 miles away) with cool morning fog and cloud cover provide growing conditions very conducive to viticulture.

Wine of the week: 2015 The Pass sauvignon blanc

Marlborough, New Zealand
Retail $9 New Zealand's Vavasour family released its first vintage nearly three decades ago and built its reputation with the Awatere River Wine Company.

Wine of the week: 2016 Chateau La Negly La Natice rose

Languedoc, France
Retail $16 This rose's pale salmon hue is so light one might think it can't have much going for it, but think again.

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