The Top 10 best value wines in the world, as rated by the world's wine critics.
California is comfortably the United States' largest wine region. Occupying the southern two-thirds of the US west coast (Oregon and Washington make up the rest), the state spans almost ten degrees of latitude and 850 miles (1370km) of coastline. With mountains, valleys, plains and plateaux, the topography here is as complex as the climate.... more
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Dafni is a white wine grape from the Greek island of Crete. It bears the name of a beautiful Greek nymph, whose bewitching beauty caused the sun god Apollo to fall deeply in love with her. The Greeks named the bay tree laurus nobilis after her, and in turn the 'Dafni' grape, whose wines bare a distinctive laurel-leaf scent.... more
Stephen Tanzer is a US-based wine critic. He has edited and published his bi-monthly International Wine Cellar newsletter since 1985. This bimonthly guide is funded entirely by its subscribers and is widely respected for its down-to-earth, independent approach and freedom from advertising.... more