Wine Department: Over 90 Under $30 January 2019

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  • Posted: 12/27/2018
  • Categories: Wine


When looking for a noble grape synonymous with America, one need look no further than Zinfandel. Though some malign the grape for its more pinkish incantations, Zinfandel is a noble grape through and through, and we’ve got some amazing suggestions to prove it.


2016 Ancient Vines Zinfandel

Contra Costa County, California

Retail: $16.99

Jungle Price: $12.99

#40 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2018. Always a dynamite value in Zinfandel.

91 pts. ~ Wine Spectator

The Prisoner Wine Company

2016 Saldo Zinfandel

St. Helena, Califonia

Retail: $29.99

A killer Zinfandel full of jammy, juicy notes of blueberries, blackberries, chocolate and graham cracker.

90 pts. ~ Wine Enthusiast

The Federalist

2015 Zinfandel

Dry Creek, California

Retail $24.99

Big, plump and robust!  Blueberry jam, vanilla bean, and just enough spice to bring it all together.

90 pts. ~ Wine Spectator

Seghesio Sonoma

2016 Zinfandel

Sonoma County, California

Retail: $19.99

Seghesio continues to knock it out of the park will all of their Zin’s.  The Sonoma is only the entry level zinfandel by name! Black and blueberry jam with a touch of cinnamon.

93 pts. ~ Wine Spectator

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