Wine: 2015 J.L. Quinson Rose

Cotes de Provence, France
Retail $8 Rose wine initially made its mark in southern France, but in the last decade its popularity has tripled throughout the country.

Wine of the week: 2015 Laurenz V. Singing Gruner Veltliner

Niederosterreich, Austria
Retail $16 The Austrian white wine grape gruner veltliner likely dates to Roman times, but its name first appeared in the middle 1800s.

Wine of the week: 2015 Trader Joe's Reserve Zinfandel

Sonoma County, California
Retail $10 Zinfandel is a dark-skinned red wine grape largely cultivated in California.

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.


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