Back-to-school lists aren't just for children. They're for wine lovers, too.
We’ll spend the next two weeks reviewing wines that retail for $15 or less, wines you can enjoy guilt-free with barbecues and late summer outings.
Remember that to get an even better deal on these wines, buying by the case often will gain an additional 10 percent discount, depending on the retailer (and it doesn't have to be a case of the same wine, either). If you're buying directly from the winery, joining its wine club usually will get you another break.
Here are some red wines that won't hit your wallet too hard. Age them on the way home from the store and call it good.
Next week, we'll take a look at the white wines.