Where to find well-priced wines in Southern California
NO WORRIES: Wine doesn't need to be expensive. (Steve Sedam / For The Times)
2007 Pollerhof Grüner Veltliner (1 liter) is available at Larchmont Village Wine in Los Angeles, (323) 856-8699, and Woodland Hills Wine Co. in Woodland Hills, (818) 222-1111, www.whwc.com; about $10.
2007 Huber Grüner Veltliner is available at the Wine House in West Los Angeles, (310) 479-3731, www.winehouse.com; and Silverlake Wine in Los Angeles, (323) 662-9024, www.silverlakewine.com; about $14.
2007 King Estate Signature Oregon Pinot Gris is widely available, including at most Whole Foods stores and Manhattan Fine Wines in Manhattan Beach, (310) 374-3454, manhattanfinewines.com; about $17.
2007 Sokol Blosser Oregon "Evolution No. 9" white blend is available at the Wine Exchange in Orange, (714) 974-1454, www.winex.com; Hi-Time Wine Cellars, Costa Mesa, (949) 650-8463, www.hitimewine.net; and the Wine House, Los Angeles; about $14.
2007 Chateau Ste. Michelle Dry Riesling is available at John & Pete's Fine Wines & Spirits in West Hollywood, (310) 657-3080, www.johnandpetes.com; and Hi-Time, Costa Mesa; about $9.
2008 Pacific Rim Riesling is available at most Whole Foods stores and at the Wine Country in Signal Hill, (562) 597-8303, www.thewinecountry.com; about $10.
2007 Charles Smith "Kung Fu Girl" Riesling is available at most Whole Foods stores and Silverlake Wine; about $12.
2007 Farnese Trebbiano d'Abruzzo is available at the Wine House; about $9.
2007 ColleStefano Verdicchio di Matelica is available at Woodland Hills Wine Merchant, Woodland Hills; Silverlake Wine, Los Angeles; and Hi-Time, Costa Mesa; about $13.
2007 Domaine de la Pépière Muscadet "Clos des Briords" is available at Wine Exchange, Orange; and Manhattan Fine Wines in Manhattan Beach; about $14.
2007 Guilhem Durand Vins de Pays Viognier is available at Wine Exchange, Orange; Silverlake Wine, Los Angeles; and Woodland Hills Wine Co., Woodland Hills, about $12.
2007 Naia Blanco Rueda is available at John & Pete's, West Hollywood; Larchmont Village Wine, Spirits and Cheese; and most Whole Foods markets, about $10.
2007 Burgans Albariño is available at Manhattan Fine Wines in Manhattan Beach; about $12.