Here is our roundup of the wines featured in our Wines Under $10 theme in April.  We felt if pertinent to do a post like this as we stand by our feeling that wine is a matter of personal taste and does not have to run you your next mortgage payment to be good.

During the month of April we tasted some decent wines under $10, proving that your patio wines or your Monday night pizza wines can indeed be under $10.

Featured Wines Under $10

Barefoot Pinot GrigioBarefoot Pinot Grigio
On colour, the Barefoot Pinot Grigio holds a light wheat appearance. On the nose, you’ll notice scents of green apple, pineapple and citrus. On the palate, tastes of lemon, pear, light mineral notes, tangerine and bouncy acidity that is fun and not overwhelming come to the forefront. The mouth feel is ended with a subtle creamy state.



Deakin Estate ShirazDeakin Estate Shiraz 2013
If you are looking for an affordable everyday red wine, then Deakin Estate Shiraz may fit your bill. It isn’t one, however, that I would recommend for your next hostess gift or dinner party, but it is a good value wine for the money.



Cono Sur Bicicleta Pinot GrigioCono Sur Bicicleta Pinot Grigio 2014
Cono Sur holds firm in that their main goal is to produce quality, expressive wines in new world styles, and their Cono Sur Bicicleta Pinot Grigio 2014 is a good showing of that.



Frisky Zebras shirazFrisky Zebras Seductive Shiraz
On colour, the Frisky Zebras Seductive Shiraz holds a ruby red hue. On the nose, you’ll pick up scents of oak, strawberry and spice. On the palate, anise, green pepper, and plum, with a short to medium finish.

The Frisky Zebras Seductive Shiraz holds a bit of a mechanical taste that can be picked up in the wines finish, but arguably this is still an affordable and suitably priced wine.


Peller Estates Family Series Chardonnay 2013Peller Estates Family Series Chardonnay 2013
The Peller Estates Family Series Chardonnay 2013 is not a complex wine and not what I would call a typical Chardonnay from the Niagara region. It does, however, remind me of the wines often turned to by banquet halls for their general gatherings, and therefore fairly common in our marketplace.