20 White Wines $20 and Under That Taste Way More Expensive

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Whether you're sipping refreshing pinot grigio or a snappy, ctirusy sauvignon blanc, a glass of crisp white wine is the perfect transitional beverage for virtually any season. We've rounded up 20 white wines that are delicious year-round. Oh yeah — and they're all $20 or under.

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Outlot 2016 Sauvignon Blanc



This incredibly fresh sauvignon blanc is bursting with notes of tart citrus and juicy peach. What stands out most distinctly about this wine is its gorgeous aroma, which smells like wet grass and basil. It'll have you thinking about the end of summertime, but it can be sipped during any season.

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2016 Diviner Sauvignon Blanc



Produced from grapes sourced from two vineyards in California's Santa Ynez Valley, Diviner Sauvignon Blanc is crisp, light, and minerally with a good amount of acidity. Pair this slighty tart white wine with buttery shellfish, rich sautéed veggie dishes, and creamy or sour cheeses this spring to make this wine's clean acidity shine through.

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Cavit Pinot Grigio


With light and refreshing flavors of citrus, green apple, and a touch of marzipan, it's really no surprise that this super refreshing and food-friendly pinot grigio is one of the top-selling bottles of white wine in the country. You can pair this wine with virtually anything, though we think it tastes best served alongside grilled seafood, risotto, and fresh pasta.

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Protea Chenin Blanc



With a ripe melon aroma and notes of fresh white peach, this light, fruity, super easygoing chenin blanc is perfect to pair with fresh salads, charcuterie, or simple appetizers. Plus, the bottle doubles as a gorgeous vase after you're done sipping.

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Crazy Beautiful Wines Jolie Folle 2015 Sauvignon Blanc



This crisp and fragrant Loire Valley sauvignon blanc tastes like springtime in a glass. With its pink grapefruit and lilac aroma, ripe citrusy notes, and a snappy finish, this is an approachable classically-styled sauvignon blanc you'll want to stock up on for dining al fresco. Did we mention it comes in a party-ready 1-liter bottle? Pair this guy with warm goat cheese salads, grilled oysters, and fresh seafood.

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Charles Smith CasaSmith ViNO 2015 Pinot Grigio



Bursting with juicy melon notes but finishing with a mellow hint of minerality, this crisp Washington State pinot grigio has a surprising amount of depth and complexity for its super budget-friendly price point.

If you're looking for an easy-going yet totally delicious table wine for a dinner party, this juicy white wine tastes great paired with appetizers like grilled pizza, pasta with fresh pesto, and feta cheese.

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Château Souverain 2016 Sauvignon Blanc



Medium-bodied, crisp, and tangy, this 2016 Château Souverain sauvignon blanc has a luscious and vibrant aroma of pink grapefruit, basil, and lime zest. Unabashedly acidic and dry, this wine will leave your mouth watering. Pair this fresh and zingy option with soft goat's milk cheeses, Panzanella salad, and fresh green herbs.

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Alamos 2016 Torrontés



Crisp, bright, and bursting with tropical fruity notes, this torrontés from Argentina's Salta region — a mountainous place that's home to some of Argentina's highest vineyards — is a versatile wine at a crazy value. Pair this one with spicy empanadas or grilled fish for a crowd-pleasing combo.

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Proud Pour 2016 Sauvignon Blanc



If you're looking for the perfect white wine to pair with oysters, check out this pick with a noble environmental cause from Proud Pour. Every time you buy a bottle of this North Coast sauvignon blanc, 100 wild oysters are restored to local waters, ultimately helping to filter gallons of ocean water a day, protect coastlines from erosion, and rebuild habitats for thousands of other sea species. Now that's a pairing you can feel good about.

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A to Z 2016 Riesling



Recently named as one of Wine Enthusiast Magazine's Top 100 Best Buys, this A to Z riesling from Oregon is bright and citrusy with just a touch of sweetness. An incredible value at under $20, we recommend pairing this riesling with spicy and salty curries, stir-fry, and braised meats for an interesting contrast.

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Grooner Grüner Veltliner 2016



Arguably the most well-known wine varietal from Austria, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic region, Grüner Veltliner is a versatile dry white wine that works for virtually any occasion, but it tastes especially delicious during warmer weather. This Grooner variety is fresh and crisp like a Granny Smith apple, and it's super affordable.

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White Girl Family Time Is Hard Pinot Grigio



From the makers of the beloved White Girl Rosé comes this simultaneously hilarious and delicious Family Time is Hard pinot grigio. We recommend bringing a case bottle of this bad boy to your next family function, especially if the in-laws are in town.

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Charles Smith Kung Fu Riesling



This riesling from Washington's Columbia Valley is packed with ripe and tangy citrus notes, with just enough acidity to keep your mouth watering after each sip. Pair this with creamy cheese dishes like baked Brie or a warm goat cheese salad.

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Dark Horse Sauvignon Blanc 2016

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This sauvignon blanc from California's Dark Horse Winery is packed with fresh herbaceous notes, and it has a ripe grapefruit flavor. At an incredibly affordable price point, you'll want to stock up on a few bottles of this stuff.

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La Crema Pinot Gris



For a well-balanced, flavorful, and easy-going pinot gris, pop open a bottle of La Crema at your next dinner party. The citrus notes and mineral undertones make this a versatile and food-friendly wine for virtually any occasion. Pair this with lightly sauced garlicky pastas, chicken tacos, and grilled salmon.

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Twisted Chardonnay



The zesty citrus and green apple notes in this medium-bodied California chardonnay make this option crisp, refreshing, and easy to sip. Pair this versatile wine with grilled lemon chicken, creamy shrimp, and pasta dishes this season.

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Columbia Crest H3 Sauvignon Blanc



Many reviewers call this wine sleek and sophisticated, due in part to the delicate balance of earthy, grassy notes and slightly tart fruity notes. Perfect to pair with soft goat's milk cheese or creamy pasta, this crisp sauvignon blanc will not disappoint.

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Grüner Veltliner Handwerk Reinhard Waldschutz



If you haven't dabbled in Austrian wines, consider this bottle of Grüner Veltliner your gateway bottle. With aromas of fresh herbs, white pepper, and citrus, this is a super versatile and refreshing blend to pair with any fresh seafood or salad dish.

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Mapuche Sauvignon Blanc



For a refreshing aperitif at your cocktail party, crack open a few bottles of this yummy sauvignon blanc. The acidity and citrus notes also make this a great wine to pair with fresh herbs and salad dishes.

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Josh Cellars Sauvignon Blanc



Lime and citrus flavors stand out most in this bright sauvignon blanc from Josh Cellars, making this an excellent option to cut through rich and smoky grilled dishes.

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