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Here, wine experts reveal their favorite bottles costing less than $17. Many of the selections are lesser known but absolutely worth the search.
Who: Mike Robertson, wine buyer, Greene Grape, Brooklyn
What: 2012 Domaine de Servans Côtes du Rhône, $13
Why: “This is a super-drinkable Côtes du Rhône that is very versatile with food, especially the stews and roasts I enjoy at this time of year,” says Robertson. “It’s the kind of wine that I like to keep a few bottles of on hand at all times, just in case. You never know when you’ll need a delicious bottle of red that isn’t too special to just pop open.”