Here are 10 unique "must-try" varietals that deliver tremendous value.

1. NEBBIOLO
Featured: Mauro Sebaste Nebbilo d'Alba Nebbiolo (nay-bee-OH-loh), produced at its best, is capable of producing the biggest, most full-bodied red wines in the world...
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2. TEMPRANILLO
Featured: Tierra Aranda Ribera del Duero Tempranillo, 2009
This versatile grape is capable of yielding big, full-bodied reds with firm tannins and loads of complexity... Learn More
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3. BARBERA
Featured: Rocca Felice Barbera d'Alba Superiore
This versatile Italian red grape variety generally produces lighter style wines with cherry and raspberry fruit flavors... Learn More
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4. CARMENERE
Featured: Santiago Station Carmenere
No grape variety says “Chile” like Carmenère (car-min-YEHR). Its re-emergence is the story of a happy accident... Learn More
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5. PETITE SIRAH
Featured: Oak Ridge Petite Sirah Old Vine Lodi
A distant cousin to Syrah, Petite Sirah (puh-TEET-see-rah) produces a deep-colored, robust, and peppery wine... Learn More
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1. VIOGNIER
Featured: Sobon Estate Viognier Viognier (vee-oh-nyay) has recently increased in popularity among consumers. Most known as the principle white grape variety in the northern Rhône, Viognier is capable of producing extraordinary wines with peachy aromas...
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2. MUSCAT/MUSCATO
Featured: Il Duca Moscato d'Asti
Moscato (mo-SCAH-toh) is a semi-sparkling, sweet wine that will tickle your taste buds. This delightful dessert wine pairs nicely with fresh berries, and desserts... Learn More
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3. TORRONTES
Featured: Mendoza Station Torrontes
A favorite in Argentina and Uruguay, the Torrontés (Tohr-ROHN-tayss)grape is thought to be related to the crisp, aromatic white wines of northwest Spain.
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4. GERWURZTRAMINER
Featured: Paradise Peak Sweet Gewurztraminer
Gewürztraminer (geh-VAIRTZ-trah-mee-ner) translates to “spicy grape” with loads of exotic, spicy fruit flavors including lychee, citrus and peach... Learn More
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5. CHENIN BLANC
Featured: Spier Chenin Blanc
Most famous for the off dry to sweet white wines of Vouvray, Chenin Blanc (shen-in-blahnk) is well received by those looking for an alternative to White Zinfandel or Riesling.
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