# best wines

This ubiquitous cabernet sauvignon–merlot blend is a prime example of a modern-day cru bourgeois — and a Bordeaux bargain
Sonoma's Arista Winery
World class pinot noir and chardonnay and more

The number and variety of truly beautiful wines being made in this country has grown exponentially in recent years.

Each of these wines is worth drinking and well worth your wine dollars
The deep red hue of this negroamaro is beautiful and immediately striking
The below wines exemplify how politics can influence markets, as well as destroy or create new opportunities for local economies
Sonoma County can produce delicate sparkling wines and big, barrel-fermented whites, or lean reds and fat, alcoholic reds
Shining a spotlight everywhere in the U.S. that great wines are being made
Shining a spotlight everywhere in the U.S. that great wines are being made