3 Inexpensive, Everyday Red Wines to Try

table of bottles of wine, cheese board, and dinner plate

This trio of wallet-smart red wines are perfect for a night of relaxed entertaining, or an evening at home.

1. Concha y Toro Casillero Cabernet Sauvignon

Casillero wine bottleConcha y Toro Casillero Cabernet Sauvignon

Pair with: Beef or beef ribs

Medium-bodied and food-friendly tannins distinguish this currant- and plum-forward varietal.

2. Trapiche Malbec

Trapiche wine bottleTrapiche Malbec

Pair with: Red meat, hard or smoked cheeses

This Argentine red comes from the three best malbec wines of each harvest. Subtle touches of vanilla and butterscotch mix with the aroma of berries for a smooth and elegant finish in Trapiche Malbec.

3. Mirassou Pinot Noir

Mirassou wine bottleMirassou Pinot Noir

Pair with: Pork, bruschetta, beef bourguignon

A fruity mix of flavors adds welcome balance to this budget-friendly red.