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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: Tim Wilson, beverage director, Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group
What: 2007 Rodáno Chianti Classico
Why: "Rodáno is without a doubt the best traditionally made Chianti Classico available in the lower price category," says Wilson. "I love to pair it with lamb chops with rosemary and broccoli rabe."
Kristin Donnelly is a former Food & Wine editor and cofounder of Stewart & Claire, an all-natural line of lip balms made in Brooklyn.